Courses

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre offers Workplace Standard First Aid & CPR-C Training with AED. Click here for details.

2022-2023 Season Leadership Courses

Bronze Star 

Bronze Medallion with EFA 

Bronze Cross

NLS With SFA 

Swim Instructors 

Individuals who successfully complete the course and work as an instructor at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in the following instructional session (starting the week of November 14) will be reimbursed for the course.

Cancellation Policy:

A $15.00 cancellation fee will be charged for each participate up to the day prior to the beginning of the program. Once classes begin only medical withdrawals will be processed with the presentation of a medical note and a credit will be issued to your account.  (Credits will be calculated from the actual date of the request)

Bronze Star
Prerequisite: None

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 save yourself and others.

Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid
Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star Certification

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 400 m timed swim.

Bronze Cross & Workplace Standard First Aid
Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion & Emergency or Workplace Standard First Aid certification

As the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard certification, Bronze Cross prepares lifesavers for the safety supervision role and responsibilities of assistant lifeguards in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification.

National Lifeguard Pool
Prerequisite: Minimum 15 years of age, Bronze Cross, and Workplace Standard First Aid

National Lifeguard education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard. The course develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and decision-making processes that will assist the lifeguard to evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies.

Workplace Standard First Aid
Prerequisite: None

Includes CPR-C certification. Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid. Workplace Standard First Aid incorporates Emergency First Aid and is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including: legal implications of first aid treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, chest injuries, and medical emergencies.

Swim Instructor
Prerequisite: Minimum 15 years of age by the end of the course, Bronze Cross.

The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills, and correction techniques. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life and Canadian Swim Patrol programs.

To register:

Click the "Register for our Programs" button on the right-hand side of this page. Don't have an account? We can do registrations over the phone with a credit card or in-person at our Front Desk!
Call us at (506) 658-4715 to register. 

Questions? Email us at info@aquatics.nb.ca