St-Laurent Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification for children in the fall
Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the EFA prerequisite certification.) More advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork and use of special equipment.
, 4 pm-8:45 pm,
12 yrs-14 yrs,
Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam.
Teaches lifesavers how to respond to complex water rescue situations. Develops physical fitness, decision-making and judgement skills in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Candidates will develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim.
, 3:45 pm-7:30 pm,
13 yrs-14 yrs,
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously.
This level prepares candidates for timed swims, lifesaving rescues and rescue skills. Further first aid skills are taught. Excellent for those who want to take their Bronze Medallion and are not the required 13 years of age.
, 6 pm-7 pm,
10 yrs-14 yrs,
Prerequisite: 12 years of age
Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
, 9 am-5 pm,
12 yrs-14 yrs,
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date
A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
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