*PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO LESSONS ON MONDAY, JULY 3 or MONDAY AUGUST 7.
This course is the pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and with partners. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart® confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard. Includes CPR A and AED.
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.
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.
The WSI course is designed to provide candidates with the proper knowledge and skills to teach swimming and water safety while promoting water-safe attitudes in, on, and around the water. This course will provide you with the instructional knowledge and theories on topics including teaching methods, learning styles, swimming skills, communication, safety supervision, injury prevention, and feedback. The course will include the following components: skills evaluation, online module, teaching experience, classroom and pool modules.
Prerequisite: 15 yrs old, Standard First Aid or Bronze Cross, Swim Kids 10.