Lifeguards are required to have a current lifeguard certification and a current CPR certification. The lifeguard certification lasts for 3 years and the CPR certification is for 1 year. US Pools offers both certification and recertification Lifeguard and CPR courses. While there are many different types of Lifeguard and CPR certification, U.S. Pools runs Red Cross Lifeguard courses and American Heart Association CPR recertification courses.

In addition to Lifeguard and CPR training, Pool Operators are required to also have a Pool Operators license. U.S. Pools conducted its own Pool Operators training course that is recognized by the State of Pennsylvania.