(980) 272-7946 12210 N TRYON STREET Charlotte, NC 28262 Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
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 an onsite instructor who is 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) including right here at OWA Swim School.
Upcoming Blended Learning Classes These courses utilize video homework you can watch on your schedule that must be completed prior to the first day of class and 3 in person water skills sessions. Contact Jessica at 980-272-7946 to register. June 16th - 18th 2023 July 28th - 30th 2023
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 on the first day of class. If you have concerns regarding these prerequisites, please call and speak with Jessica to set up a swim test before your class begins.