François Dupuis Recreation Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification for children in the spring
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.) Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm,
11 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.
, 5 pm-7:45 pm,
13 yrs-14 yrs,
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star
during the fall 2021
* Bronze Star
during the winter 2022
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.
, 10 am-11 am,
10 yrs-14 yrs,
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