Lifeguard Certification Courses

Lifeguard Certification Class (American Red Cross)

Get your lifeguard certification over the holiday break from school. Are you at least 15 years of age? Good swimmer? Enjoy working around people? If so, you should consider getting your lifeguard certification and becoming a lifeguard with the Groveport Recreation Department. 

  • Work at our award winning facilities
  • Receive a complimentary membership to the Groveport Recreation Center and also use the outdoor water park at no cost
  • Your immediate family members are eligible to receive the resident rate for memberships
  • We offer flexible scheduling
  • Provide amazing public service and get paid for it
  • Stay fit and get fit
  • Work with like minded people
  • Gain a skill that will come in handy the rest of your life
  • Work outside during the summer months
  • It's challenging physically and mentally
  • Build your resume
  • It's fun
PREREQUISITES: There are a number or pre-course skills that you will have to pass. To learn more about the pre-requisites and free skills training sessions, click here.  For the lifeguard registration form click here. Our staff wants you to succeed. 
WHO: Persons 15 years of age & older
DATES/TIMES: 12/27, 12/28, 12/30, 12/31 and 1/2
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
LOCATION: Groveport Recreation Center
FEE: $50 Resident / $60 Non-Resident
*New lower fees
REGISTRATION: Accepted thru 12/20/19, in-person at the Groveport Recreation Center
MORE INFO.: Kelly Carter at 614-836-1000 ext. 1512 or
MORE CLASSES: Additional classes will be offered between Jan. and May, but since you are out of school, this is a great time to get that certification out of the way.