The Moraine Valley Fitness and Recreation Center features an American Red Cross certification course that trains swimmers to become lifeguards.

It covers the skills and knowledge required for effective lifeguarding at swimming pools. Participants must be at least 15 years old and must be able to pass a swimming test given on the first day of class.

Certification earned following successful completion of class:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (valid for 2 years)
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 2 years)
  • American Red Cross First Aid (valid for 2 years) FINAL EXAMS/TESTING