Call for Spring/Summer Dates
OWA is happy to provide full certification courses in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer through the American Red Cross (2 year certification)
. We have two instructors on staff, Melissa and Maureen, who are both experienced in the field of lifeguarding, and can promise you a complete and rewarding class experience!
These classes will get you the certification necessary to get a job at several locations throughout Charlotte (and beyond). We will take the extra step and give you job references
, names, and numbers if desired to a number of companies hiring every spring.
Additional details will be sent out after registering online. Please view and keep a copy of the information sheet and bring the registration/liability form with you on the first day of class (both available below).Prerequisites:
- You must be 15 or older by the last day of class
- Be able to swim 300 yards continuously (not timed) using Freestyle and Breaststroke
- Complete a timed event (1 min. 40 sec.) where you swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 lb. bag, swim with the bag back 20 yards, and get it and yourself out.
- 2 minute tread water, using legs only
*No refunds will be given if you are unable to do the above skills. If you have concerns regarding these prerequisites, please speak with Melissa to set up a swim test before your class begins.*A credit or debit card is required to register online, but will NOT be charged immediately
. Payment will be done after you have been contacted in person to verify your information and class dates.Lifeguard InformationLifeguard registration/liability form