American Red Cross   

Lifeguard Training &   
Certification Course  

Please be aware that the course schedule is tentative and may vary depending on the restrictions in place related to COVID-19. We are currently working with the Red Cross to create a new schedule, with a hybrid class format (online videos & in-person skills assessments). More information regarding course format, requirements, and schedule changes will be posted as soon as possible. For more information, or if you have any questions regarding the schedule, please contact Nathan Eurey ( // (704) 735-2671, ext. 3003)

Registration for the 2020 course is now open! Registration will close on May 26, 2020 or when the class is full.


To register online now, click here!

Registration will be accepted online and in-person at the Lentz Recreation Center during regular office hours (M - F, 9a - 5p). Online registration is card only; In-person registration is cash, check (made payable to "City of Lincolnton"), money order, or card.

The course fee of $160.00 includes a lifeguard manual, pocket mask, certification card, and use of other training material. 

Please click here to view an information document (does not include changes made for COVID-19 restrictions) regarding the Lifeguard Certification Course.


If you would like to participate in our Lifeguard Recertification Course, please contact Nathan Eurey (