National Lifesaving Course
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National Lifesaving Course

National lifeguard and standard first aid course

National Lifeguard certification is Canada’s professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard’s role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.

THIS IS A 48 HOUR COURSE, 100% ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY.
 

Location:
Shearwater Sports, Fitness & Recreation Centre

Date/Time:  TBD
Course will be ran over 3 weekends (Friday - Saturday)

Cost:
regular $100.00 + hst,
Ordinary $160.00 + hst
Associate $185.00 + hst

Prerequisites:
Minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid (need not be current) from one of: Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Ski Patrol. Evaluation & Certification: Instructors evaluate most skills. However only an National Lifeguard Examiner can certify the candidate.
 

Online Registration instructions can be found here.

For further information, please contact our Aquatics Coordinator at neiley.terrio@forces.gc.ca or 902-720-1777