Certification Classes

RDV is excited to expand the American Red Cross courses offered through our facilities. Members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in the following courses:


  • Lifeguard training 
  • Lifeguard Review (recert) 
  • Lifeguard Instructor training 
  • Water Safety Instructor


Courses may utilize an outside pool for deep water skills, please check your email for information from the Aquatics Manager with details about the class you enrolled in. Must be able to attend all course sessions to participate in Red Cross courses.  Many courses also now utilize the Blended Learning Red Cross format. With these courses, there will be an online component of the class that participants must complete PRIOR to the first in-person session. 


For Blended Learning offerings - enrolled participants must email sbrown@mvpsportsclubs.com for access to online material.


Join the RDV Lifeguard team and we will REIMBURSE your certification class cost! 


(Blended Learning - Online/In-person)

If interested in instructor training courses, please email sbrown@mvpsportsclubs.com for more information.

Lifeguard Review

This class is for lifeguards that hold a current Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification and who need to update their lifeguard training, CPR-PR, First Aid, and AED. The participant must have passed their Lifeguarding course within the past TWO years in order to take the review. If the Lifeguarding Certification has expired, the participant must register for a regular Lifeguarding class.

Please email sbrown@rdvsportsplex.com for review materials to prepare for class.

All classes meeting 8:00a-2:00pm, Saturday/Sunday

Red Cross Certification Courses

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Sa/Su 6/25/2022 - 6/26/2022 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM $125.00 $85.00 Add to Cart
Sa/Su 8/6/2022 - 8/7/2022 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM $125.00 $85.00 Add to Cart

2022 Session 5: 6/12 - 7/16

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Sa/Su 6/25/2022 - 6/26/2022 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM $175.00 $100.00 Add to Cart

Water Safety Instructor Course

The purpose of this Blended Learning class is to train instructor candidates to teach all levels of American Red Cross Learn to swim, Basic Water Rescue, Water Safety Today, General Water Safety, Home Pool Safety, Parent Orientation to Swim Lessons, Sun Safety, Rip Current Safety and Longfellow's WHALE Tales. In order to take this class, you must complete the on-line component at Redcross.org and successfully demonstrate Level 4 competency in the six strokes, Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Elementary Backstroke and Sidestroke. Additional required skills include surface diving, treading water and turns. You must be 17 years old to take this course.

Course will meet at RDV Sportsplex for both pool and classroom components. Attendance is mandatory during the entire day for all three days below:

Su 6/7, Sat 6/13, Su 6/14
Sat 9/12, Su 9/18, Sat 9/19

This is a Blended Learning class, so pre-registration is mandatory by 7 days before the first day of class.
All online components must be completed before the start of the class on the first day.

Red Cross Certification Courses

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Sa/Su 5/26/2022 - 12/31/2025 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM $400.00 $175.00
Sold Out.

Lifeguard Training

15+ (Blended Learning)
Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard? You must be 15 years of age or older and be able to attend all classes. At the first session of the class, you must successfully complete the prerequisite skills set. The test includes a 300 yard continuous swim, treading water for two minutes without using your hands and the retrieval of and swimming with a 10 pound brick. Your training will include: how to recognize and respond effectively to all emergencies in and around the water, emergency rescue techniques, CPR, first aid skills, and AED training. The fee includes all books and supplies.

For Red Cross Blended Learning courses, online material needs to be completed prior to first in-person session. Please email sbrown@rdvsportsplex.com for access to the blended material.

2 day course - Sat/Sun, 8:00am-7:00pm (Blended Learning)

Please call 407-916-2506 with any questions.

Red Cross Certification Courses

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Sa/Su 6/11/2022 - 6/12/2022 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM $350.00 $300.00 Add to Cart
Only 4 spots left!
Sa/Su 6/18/2022 - 6/19/2022 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM $350.00 $300.00 Add to Cart
Sa/Su 7/16/2022 - 7/17/2022 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM $350.00 $300.00 Add to Cart
Sa/Su 9/24/2022 - 9/25/2022 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM $350.00 $300.00 Add to Cart

Lifeguarding Instructor Training

The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue.

Prerequisite requirements for this course: Must be at least 17 years of age; must possess a current ARC Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate; successfully complete the online introduction to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course; must complete the in-person pre-course session on the first day at RDV. Also, you will be given your print version of the Lifeguarding Instructor manual during the first day on-site.

April 1-3

Classes will be held Sunday the first weekend and Saturday & Sunday the second weekend. Attendance is mandatory at all class sessions. Times each day will be 8:30am-5:30pm.

Registration and complete registration fee is required a minimum of one week in advance. When we have received your registration fee, you will be sent an email containing the deep link for the on-line component of this class. When you follow the link, you will be prompted to set up your American Red Cross profile and upon receipt of the $40 fee to ARC you will have access to the required on-line course. When you complete the on-line course please print out the completion certificate, it will need to be presented on the first day of class. A minimum of 4 people are required for a Lifeguarding Instructor class to be conducted. If a class is canceled for low enrollment you will be contacted by phone and email the Monday before the class begins. You will be given the option of attending the next class or receiving a refund.

2022 Session 5: 6/12 - 7/16

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Sa/Su 7/16/2022 - 7/17/2022 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM $145.00 $70.00 Add to Cart