Swim Lessons

Lifeguard Training Ages 15-17

Are you 15 or older and looking for a great summer job or a challenging career? American Red Cross Lifeguarding is the best place to start!

Lifeguarding puts you in an exciting position, working as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water.

The following Central, Ohio aquatic facilities have currently scheduled American Red Cross Lifeguard Training courses. It's never too late to join a winning team.

Click on the facility of your choice for a list of specific course dates and registration details.

  • Columbus JCC, 614-559-6241
  • Columbus Recreation & Parks, 614-645-0156
  • Dublin Community Recreation Center, 614-410-4550
  • Groveport Aquatic Center, 614-836-1000 Ext: 230
  • Life Time Fitness at Easton, 614-428-6000
  • New Albany High School, 614-413-8324
  • Premier at Sawmill, 614-336-2582
  • Worthington Pool, 614-885-1619
  • YMCA of Central Ohio Training Locations
  • Prerequisite skills are done the first day of class. Candidates who do not complete the prerequisite skills to the instructor’s satisfaction will not be eligible to participate in the remainder of the course. Most facilities do not offer refunds to participants who do not pass the prerequisites skills. Check with the facility manager before participating in this course.

    Learn To Swim

    The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program teaches participants, beginning at age five, how to swim skillfully and safely. Courses are fun and interactive. More advanced-level students refine their skills, learn the basics of springboard diving and how to incorporate swimming into a fitness plan.

    Where to Learn
    The following American Red Cross community partners currently host American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim courses. To register for a course or for specific course information please contact the facility directly. Visit our partners' websites by following the links provided below.

    Learn to Swim Facilities
    (I) = Indoor pool , (O) = Outdoor pool
    (I) Athletic Club of Columbus
    136 E. Broad St.
    Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (I) Aquatic Adventures Ohio
    3940 Lyman Dr.
    Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (I) Columbus Aquatic Center
    1160 Hunter Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43201
    (I) Dublin Community Recreation Center
    5600 Post Rd.
    Dublin , Ohio 43017
    (I) Worthington Community Center
    345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd.
    Worthington , Ohio 43085
    (I&O) Premier at Sawmill
    3111 Hayden Rd.
    Columbus , Ohio 43235
    (O) Fairwood Pool
    1392 Fairwood Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43207
    (O) Northwest Swim Club
    1064 Bethel Rd.
    Columbus , Ohio 43220
    (I&O) Groveport Recreation Center
    7370 Groveport Rd.
    Groveport , Ohio 43125
    (I&O) Leo Yassenoff Jewish Comm. Ctr.
    1125 College Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43209
    (I&O) Worthington Pools (Swim Inc.)
    400 W. Granville Rd.
    Worthington, Ohio 43085
    (O) Lincoln Pool
    1700 Ann St .
    Columbus , Ohio 43207
    (O) Livmoor Pool
    3366 E. Deshier Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43227
    (O) Marion Franklin Pool
    2699 Lockbourne Rd.
    Columbus , Ohio 43207
    (I) Metro Fitness
    655 Metro Place South
    Dublin, Ohio 43207
    (O) Dodge Pool
    545 Sullivant Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43205
    (O) Gleenwood Pool
    1925 W. Broad St.
    Columbus , Ohio 43223
    (O) Bexley City Pool
    165 N. Parkview
    Bexley , Ohio 43209
    (I) Olympic Swim & Racquet Club
    2450 Indianola Ave.
    Columbus , Ohio 43214