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Swimming & Water Safety


Learn to Swim

Thousands of young people learn to swim each year, thanks to the American Red Cross, our supporters and partners. Summer in North Carolina means that children and adults spend more time around lakes and pools. Having appropriate water skills is important to keep your friends and family safe. Search for courses

Lifeguarding and Swimming

Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguarding is a great start to an exciting position, working as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. The Carolinas offer numerous opportunities to work at local pools, parks, or along more than 3,000 miles of NC coastlilne. Click here if you are 15 or older, and looking for a great opportunity.