Leadership

Sport and Wellness offers leadership courses to further your training and career in aquatics. Bronze Medals, National Lifeguard program, Lifesaving instructor and First Aid courses are some of the offerings available. Successful completion of leadership programs requires attendance of all classes. No late registrations.

Registration for Fall Classes opens August 3.

Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross


Day Date Time Code Price
Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross This combined course will help develop an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. This advanced course is designed for those who want a challenge, including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. This course includes CPR C certification.
Prerequisites: For Bronze Medallion: Bronze Star or 13 years of age. For Bronze Cross: Bronze Medallion
Tue & Thu Sep 19- Oct 5 5:30-9 p.m. 93151 Student-$240
Member-$240
Public-$270

Lifeguard Training/ First Aid Training

Day Date Time Code Price
National Lifeguard (NL), Aquatic
Emergency Care (AEC) and Oxygen Administration (O2)
The National Lifeguard program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. Aquatic Emergency Care provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR, equivalent to Standard First Aid, as well as skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting. Oxygen Administration provides the knowledge and techniques for the use of oxygen as a supplement in an emergency care situation.
Prerequisites: Bronze Cross (need not be current) and 16 years of age.
Sun Oct 15- Dec 3* 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 93190 Student-$400
Member-$400
Public-$470
*No class Nov 12
Day Date Time Code Price
NL, AEC and O2
Recertification
Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Must provide proof of certifications.
Sat Sep 9 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 93192 $95
 
Sun Sep 17 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 93193 $95
*No class Nov 12

Swim for Life/ Lifesaving Instructor Course

Day Date Time Code Price
Swim for Life/ Lifesaving Instructor This course includes both instructor courses described below. For certification as a Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor and CPR Instructor.Prerequisites: 16 years old and Bronze Cross or higher.
Fri, Sat & Sun Sep 8-10 & 15-17 Fri: 6-9 p.m.,
Sat/Sun: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
93262 Student-$350
Member-$350
Public-$400
Sat Oct 14-Dec 2* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 93322 Student-$350
Member-$350
Public-$400
*No class Nov 11
Day Date Time Code Price
Swim for Life Instructor The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor/Examiner: This program focuses on preparing the instructor to teach and evaluate the Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol programs, including basic movement and swimming skills, strokes, and fitness. Candidates are introduced to key principles of learning and teaching and acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of skill and stroke development drills and correction techniques.
Prerequisites: 16 years old and Bronze Cross or higher.
Fri, Sat & Sun Sep 8-10 & 15-17 Fri: 6-9 p.m.,
Sat/Sun: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
93263 Student-$252
Member-$252
Public-$280
Sat Oct 14-Dec 2* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 93323 Student-$252
Member-$252
Public-$280
*No class Nov 11
Day Date Time Code Price
Lifesaving Instructor The Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner: With this program you will be trained to teach and evaluate Canadian Swim Patrol Program, as well as the Bronze Medals and Distinction certifications. You will be trained in various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid, and related aquatic skills. Candidates also learn about long-range and short-term planning, class management, safety supervision and the principles of evaluation. The Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner certification is the prerequisite for all other Lifesaving Society instructor certifications. Certification in Alberta & Northwest Territories includes Advanced Instructor, Examination Standards Clinic, and Lifesaving CPR Instructor/ Examiner certifications.
Prerequisites: 16 years old and Bronze Cross or higher.
Fri, Sat & Sun Sep 8-10 & 15-17 Fri: 6-9 p.m.,
Sat/Sun: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
93264 Student-$270
Member-$270
Public-$300
Sat Oct 14-Dec 2* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 93324 Student-$270
Member-$270
Public-$300
*No class Nov 11
Day Date Time Code Price
Swim for Life/ Lifesaving Instructor Recertification  
Sat Sep 30 12-5 p.m. 93258 $95
Sat Dec 16 12-5 p.m. 93259 $95

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