Certification Courses

MVP 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:

  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED training 
  • Lifeguard training 
  • Lifeguard Review (recert) 
  • Lifeguard Instructor training 
  • Babysitter's training 
  • Water Safety Instructor 

Courses and class times will vary by location and region. See individual club page for sign up opportunities.

Location: MVP Athletic Club, Rockford (registration below)
Date: Sundays, starting September 24 from 12-6pm 
(Age and water competency restrictions) 

Location: MVP Sportsplex, Grand Rapids 
Date: October 28 from 8am-6pm
(Re-certification for those less than 30 days expired) 

Location: MVP Annex, Grand Rapids 
Date: September 23 from 8am-3pm


Lifeguard Certification

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.

Sundays, Sept 24 - Oct 22

12:00-6:00pm weekly

2017 Red Cross Certification Courses

Day(s) Date(s) Time Price Members
Su 9/24/2017 - 10/22/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM $245.00 $185.00 Add to Cart