Creating a Richmond region full of leaders who know how to save lives.

For a community to empower itself through aquatics, it first has to feel safe in the water. And safety starts with lifeguards. At SwimRVA, we teach future lifeguards to create and maintain safe environments for swimmers of all ability levels, creating more opportunity and access for everyone. We offer certification courses throughout the year.


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The SwimRVA Safety School is a well-structured program that focuses on the necessary skills needed for water safety. The instructor really makes a positive impact while teaching water safety with his positive and energetic attitude. This allowed me to learn all the skills needed for water safety in a fun and focused manner.

Nick Haas, former student & SwimRVA Lifeguard