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This course teaches the lifesaving principles included in the four components of water rescue education- judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. You will:

  • learn tows and carries for conscious and unconscious victims
  • learn defense methods and releases for conscious and unconscious victims
  • develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500m timed swim 
  • complete a 3 hour mandatory water exam
Bronze Medallion

This Advanced course is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. This course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles included in the four components of water rescue education- judgment, knowledge, skill & fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. You will develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. This course also includes CPR A with AED results. A 3 hour water exam is scheduled which is mandatory to attend. 100 % attendance is required. The extra fees include the exam and the Canadian Lifesaving Manual which is required. The Manual will be issued on the 1st day. Prerequisite: Candidate is 13 years of age by the last day of the course or successful completion of Bronze Star. *Inquire with Cashier if you already have a current manual and require an exemption of the manual charge only

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
13 and up Jan 6 - Mar 17 11:15am - 1:45pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
615944
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 8 - Jun 17 11:00am - 1:15pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
624040
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Mar 25 - Mar 29 10:00am - 3:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
611928
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 7 - Mar 25 10:00am - Noon Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
615445
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 13 - Mar 31 11:30am - 1:30pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
615446
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 7 - Jun 23 9:15am - 11:15am Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
622824
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 8 - Jun 24 Noon - 2:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
622826
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 21 - Jun 23 9:00am - 11:15am Grand Trunk Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
622722
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 9 - Mar 13 4:15pm - 7:00pm Hardisty Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
610806
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 3 - May 29 4:00pm - 7:00pm Hardisty Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
623913
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 14 - Jun 23 11:45am - 2:00pm Londonderry Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
623263
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 13 - Mar 17 9:00am - Noon Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
613767
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 7 - Jun 16 9:00am - 11:15am Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
622955
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 14 - Mar 18 9:00am - 11:30am O'Leary Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
613603
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Apr 7 - Jun 16 11:00am - 1:30pm O'Leary Leisure Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
622172
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 6 - Mar 17 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
616583
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 7 - Mar 18 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
616584
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Apr 7 - Jun 16 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
623391
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Apr 8 - Jun 17 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$119.90
GENERAL
$133.20
623392
Available Jan-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class

Prerequisite

13 years or older

OR

Bronze Star

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