Anyone interested in being a lifeguard can take our lifeguarding course. Please contact Pontiac Parks and Recreation by mid-February to be put on our lifeguarding list. The course typically begins in mid-March. Those who are interested must be 15 years old by the end of the course. The certification is through the Red Cross. All classes are held at the rec center. If you have any questions, please call us at 815-844-6818.