Lifeguard Classes

Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center (LAFC) staff offer Lifeguard Certification classes every year. Successful completion of the course may result in employment with the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center.

About the Class

The following information is about the lifeguard class:

  • Students must complete a pretest before taking the Lifeguard Certification Class. 
  • Students must be at least 15 years old.
  • Students must be able to:
    • Swim 300 yards non-stop
    • Tread water for two minutes with legs only
    • Do a submerged 10 pound brick test
  • Girls must wear a one piece swimsuit.
  • Cost:
    • $75.00 for City residents
    • $100 for non-City residents

Lifeguard Class Schedule

The current lifeguard class schedule is below.

April 28-30, 2023
(must complete pretest on or before April 24)
Friday, April 28: 3:30 to 8:30 pm
Saturday, April 29: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 30: 9:00 am until finished
May 19-21, 2023 
(must complete pre-test and pay for class May 15)
Friday, May 19: 3:30 to 8:30 pm
Saturday, May 20: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 21: 9:00 am until  finished