Spring Leadership Registration:
Opens Tuesday, April 9th
SPRING: Saturdays 11:15am-12:45pm | April 27th - June 29 | No classes Saturday, May 18th and Saturday, June 1st.
Excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and in partners. Candidates learn CPR and develop the lifesaving skills needed to be their own lifeguard. Includes a timed 400 m swim.
(Prerequisite Bronze Star or 13 years of age) $160 + Book $65.29
SPRING: Saturdays 9:00am - 11:00am | April 27th - June 29 | No classes Saturday, May 18th and Saturday, June 1st.
Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water-rescue education - judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defence methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500 m timed swim.
Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid
(Prerequisite Bronze Med) $275
SPRING: Saturday 11:15am - 2:00pm | April 27th - June 29th | No classes Saturday, May 18th and Saturday, June 1st.
It is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Includes a timed 600 m swim.
Junior Lifeguard Club
SPRING: Fridays 5:30-7:30pm | April 26th - June 14th|
Offers a unique aquatic alternative to traditional test-sheet aquatic programs. This program stresses fun and aquatic skill development based on personal best achievement. Building on skills they already have, JLC members work to develop and improve swimming and lifesaving knowledge, leadership and teamwork, community education, competition and personal fitness.
National Lifeguard: Pool
(Prerequisite Bronze Cross, Standard 1st Aid with CPR C & AED, 16 years of age)
$300 + Book $69.15
SPRING: Saturdays 1:00pm-6:00pm | April 27th - June 29th | No classes Saturday, May 18th and Saturday, June 1st.
SPRING: Sundays 1:00pm-6:00pm | April 28th - June 30th | No classes Sunday, May 19th and Sunday June 2nd.
National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.
Swim for Life Instructor
(Prerequisite Bronze Cross and 16 years of age) $190
SPRING: Saturdays 8:00am-12:30pm | April 27th - June 29th | No classes Saturday, May 18th and Saturday, June 1st.
The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate the swimming strokes and related skills found in the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, planning skills, and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques.
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