FALL LEADERSHIP COURSES
(Prerequisite National Lifeguard Pool certification)
FALL: Tuesday, November 12th | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The National Lifeguard recertification exam is your opportunity to demonstrate your skills and recertify your NLS. You are responsible for reviewing the required content and skills and preparing yourself for the exam. Your exam is based on the National Lifeguard Award curriculum. The required content for this curriculum can be found in your Alert text and the Canadian Lifesaving Manual. Candidates should bring Alert, a whistle, barrier devices (gloves and pocket mask) and proof of prerequisite (previous National Lifeguard).
FALL: September 14th - November 23rd | Saturdays 12:15 pm-1:45 pm | No class October 12th
FALL: September 15th - November 24th | Sundays 9:00 am-10:30 am | No class October 13th
Bronze Star is an 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 a lifeguard. Includes a timed 400 m swim.
Bronze Star 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.
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 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.
(Prerequisite Bronze Cross and 16 years of age) $190
FALL: September 14th - November 23rd | Saturdays 10:45 am-12:45 pm | No class October 12th
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 teaching methods, planning skills, and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques.
(Prerequisite Bronze Cross, Standard 1st Aid with CPR C & AED, 16 years of age by the end of the course)
$300 + Book $69.15
FALL: September 15th - November 24th | Sundays 11:15 am-3:00 pm | No class October 13th
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.
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