• Bronze Star
    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: None (Swim Patrol experience recommended.)
    Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
    Register Spring - Sun - Bronze Star- 2:30PM 20-BS-702 2/5/2021 - 20/6/2021 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Su View Details Info
    Bronze Medallion
    Teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the 4 components of water rescue education - judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn towes and carries, and defence methods and releases in preperation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500m timed swim.
    Prerequiste: Minimum age of 13 years old or Bronze Star certificate.
    Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
    Register Spring - Sun - Bronze Medallion- 4:00PM 21-BM-703 2/5/2021 - 20/6/2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Su View Details Info
    Bronze Cross
    Designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervison in aquatics facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National lifeguard and instructor certification. Includes a timed 600m swim. Prerequisite is Bronze Medallion.
    Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
    Register Spring - Sun - Bronze Cross- 6:00PM 21-BC-703 2/5/2021 - 20/6/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su View Details Info
    NLS
    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.
    The National Lifeguard training program is designed for lifesavers who wish to obtain a responsible job and leadership experience. Successful candidates are certified by the Lifesaving Society – Canada’s lifeguarding experts.
    Prerequisites: 16 years of age, Bronze Cross & Standard First Aid.
    Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
    Register Spring - National Lifeguard Pool Course 21-NLS-702 7/5/2021 - 20/6/2021 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Su,F View Details Info