Our lifeguarding certification courses provide the necessary training to be a lifeguard and/or swimming instructor in Canada. They are taught by experienced and certified instructors and will help make you employable in the Aquatics field. We also offer frequent recertification courses to keep your certifications current.

Bronze Lifesaving  

This camp is designed to further lifesaving skills. This camp combines two advanced lifesaving awards: Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross with a CPR C award. Participants will perform challenging water rescues, learn First Aid and CPR and develop aquatic endurance. Bronze Cross can earn you 2 credits for Grade 11.

Bronze Medallion

c info Prerequisites: Ability to swim 600 meters. Minimum 13 years of age by last day of course 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 self-rescue techniques, defence and release methods, and tows and carries in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types, including spinal injuries and circulatory emergencies. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion includes the CPR B certification.

100% attendance is required for passing this course

 Bronze Cross

c info Required text: Canadian Lifesaving Manual ($35)

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safety supervision in aquatic facilities. Candidates develop proficiency at performing patient assessments, managing aquatic spinal injuries, and preventing the loss of life in a variety of aquatic emergencies, while developing stroke endurance and fitness training skills. Bronze Cross includes the CPR C certification and is one of the prerequisite awards for all advanced Lifeguarding and Leadership training programs.

100% attendance is required for passing this course

National Lifeguard Pool

Prerequisites: Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care and Bronze Cross required (bring certifications to course). Must be 16 years of age before the last day of the course.

Required Text: Alert Manual ($36)

National Lifeguarding (NL) is a nationally recognized certification that qualifies you to lifeguard across Canada. This camp is designed to instill judgment, leadership, knowledge and fitness, while stressing a preventative approach to pool safety. This course will help to develop critical thinking in emergency situations. NL can earn you 2 credits for Grade 12.

Refund policy:

There will be no refund for those who have not met all of the required course prerequisites.