Get Your Lifeguard Certification

Get certified in essential water safety courses before the summer season.

  • Starguard Lifeguard Training
  • Starguard Recertification/Reciprocity Training
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Starguard Lifeguard Training Course

This course offers participants the opportunity to receive a year-long Starguard Lifeguard certification, which includes BLS CPR/AED and First Aid.

Cost & Requirements

  • Successfully pass the prerequisite swimming skills evaluation
  • $35 Pre-test
  • $165 Course Fee ($215 out of county)
  • $35 Starguard book fee

Call 864-679-7946  (679-SWIM) for more information.

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Recertification/Reciprocity Training

Recertification/Reciprocity training is for those guards who are already trained as Starguard or another certified lifeguarding organization, such as Red Cross, and their certification is not yet expired but they need it renewed for another year.


  • $125 Course Fee ($156.25 out of county)

Call 864-679-7946  (679-SWIM) for more information.

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Use your skills to keep swimmers safe at the Greenville County Aquatic Complex and Greenville Rec facilities.

To ensure the safety of our participants, families, and staff, Greenville County Rec will be immediately suspending all youth and adult athletic and recreational programs and events as well as field rentals until further notice. This includes all Greenville County Rec afterschool programs, community center programs and rentals. Greenville County Aquatic Complex is also closed until further notice. We will continue to evaluate the situation and will provide updates as they become available.Facility Hours