Fall Leadership Courses: Registration begins July 23rd
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.
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
FALL: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday| November 9th - November 12th | Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm, Monday 12pm-5pm
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.
National Lifeguard: Pool
(Prerequisite Bronze Cross, Standard 1st Aid with CPR C & AED, 16 years of age) $300 + Book $69.15
SUMMER: Friday, Saturdays & Sunday| July 30th - Aug 3rd | 8:30am-5:30pm
FALL: Sundays | September 16th - December 2nd | No classes Sunday October 7th and Sunday November 11th | 1:00pm-6:00pm
FALL NLS EXAM: Sunday December 9th 11:00am
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
SUMMER: Friday, Saturday & Sunday | August 13th - August 15th | 8:30am-5:30pm
FALL: Mondays | September 17th - November 27th | 6:00-9:00pm
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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