A minimum 24 hour course covering basic fitness principles and a variety of activity experiences. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership and health and fitness. The Exercise Theory course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. Prerequisites: 16 years of age or older
$220 members | $245 non-members
A minimum 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading classes in water. Topics covered include: use of equipment, pool organization, principles of water, effects on body movement, safety in the water environment, use of music, and special populations. Prerequisite: Exercise Theory
$190 members | $210 non-members
This course 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 defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Includes CPR A. Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13 years of age.
$170 members | $196 non-members
This program is 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 (NL) certification. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion.
$132 members | $152 non-members
Recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada, NL training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, current Standard First Aid (SFA) (or AEC), 16 years of age.
$349 members | $399 non-members