Certification Classes

All program offerings have been removed from our websites as we evaluate what classes and programs we will be able to run in the coming months. We will be following the guidelines set forth by the CDC and the State of Michigan, and may institute additional rules and restrictions for the health and safety of our customers. Please check back regularly for updated information.


If you have enrolled in a program that has already passed or is scheduled during a time of building closure, please give us time to work through rescheduling details. Please contact us at info@mvpsportsclubs.com for additional questions.




MVP offers the following American Red Cross certficiation courses for both members and non-members:

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


Courses and class times will vary by location and region. See individual club page for sign up opportunities.  Must be able to attend all course sessions to participate in Red Cross courses.


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


LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION (Blended Learning - Online/In-person)


Location: MVP Athletic Club, Rockford
Date: March 28 & 29 CANCELLED
Time: Saturday/Sunday 8a-6p
Register by March 24th


Location: MVP Athletic Club, Holland
Date: May 16 & 17
Time: Saturday/Sunday 8a-6p
Register by May 12


Location: MVP Sportsplex, Burton St.
Date: May 30 & 31
Time: Saturday/Sunday 8a-6p
Register by May 26




Location: MVP Athletic Club, Holland
Date: April 25th
Time: Saturday 8a-6p
Register by April 23rd


Location: MVP Sportsplex, Burton St.
Date: May 9th
Time: Saturday 8a-6p
Register by May 7th


Location: MVP Sportsplex, Burton St.
Date: June 5th
Time: Friday 8a-6p
Register by June 3rd


WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (Blended Learning - Online/In-person)


If interested in WSI training, please email dkimble@mvpsportsclubs.com for more information.


Location: MVP Athletic Club, Holland
Date/Time: March 21, 22 & 28 - 8a-6p CANCELLED


Location: MVP Athletic Club, Rockford
Date/Time: May TBD