Training & Certification

SwimMetro offers a variety of training programs to obtain and maintain your lifeguard certifications. We also offer courses to advance your career. For more details regarding these courses and to find out when they will be available, please click on the course titles below.

Initial Certification Courses

  • Lifeguard Training: Classes will include hands-on training and certification in Lifeguarding, CPR, AED & First Aid skills.

Refresher Courses

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Courses

  • CPO Two-Day Course: The two-day course is taken entirely in the classroom with an instructor. This offers coaching throughout the course and the ability to ask questions.
  • CPO Fusion Course: This course requires the participant to complete half of the course independently online. Once the online portion is completed, the participant continues with the second day of instruction in a class with an instructor.

If you have any additional questions regarding our training programs, please contact Al Pease, Training Coordinator, at 1-804-640-5307 or via e-mail at

Need to Get Certified or Update your Skills?  Check out our Training Courses!