Press Play | Facility Reopening Update
As always, the health and safety of our members, users and staff is our first priority. To support this priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, additional measures and changes in services are required. Our reopening plan follows the current advice of Public Health experts, mandated legislation and takes into consideration best practices from similar facilities and sports organizations in Canada and internationally.
Press Play | Stage 3 Began August 31st, 2020: Press Play Stage 3 Details
Lead. Teach. Save. We have courses to teach you first aid, lifesaving skills and much more. Whether you are interested in becoming a lifeguard, a swim instructor or just learning to become a better leader, these courses will help you develop strong leadership skills that will last a lifetime.
Leadership Training we offer based on the Lifesaving Society’s programs:
- Lifesaving Society Bronze Star
- Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion
- Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross & Standard First Aid
- Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard & Oxygen
- Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Pool, Standard First Aid & Oxygen Recertification
- Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Instructor (SFL)
- Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)
Upcoming Leadership Courses – starting November 20th!
Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion
November 20th-December 18th
Fridays | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Members $150, Non-Members $180
Online registration code 00035444
Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star
certification (need not be current).
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, as well as defense 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 500m timed swim. Registration includes books and exam fees.
Please note: Exam may be scheduled after the last session.
Standard First Aid
2 days | Saturday, November 21st & Sunday, November 22nd
Members $95, Non-Members $115
Online registration code 00035445
Prerequisite: Ages 13+
Lifesaving Society Bronze Star
November 27th-December 18th
Fridays | 5:00pm-7:30pm
Members $90, Non-Members $120
Online registration code 00035443
Prerequisite: None (Swim Patrol experience is
Bronze Star is a Pre-Bronze Medallion training standard which provides 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 lifesaver. Physical standards include lifesaving medley and a 400m timed swim.
Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard,
Standard First Aid & Oxygen
Compact 1 Week Course
December 27th-30th; January 2nd & 3rd
8:00am to 5:00pm
Members $290, Non-Members $320
Online registration code 00034040
Prerequisite: Minimum 15 years of age,
Bronze Cross certification (need not be current)