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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.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
13-99 Nov 1 - Dec 20 5:00pm - 8:00pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
646813
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 6 - Mar 17 10:30am - 12:45pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
644205
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 8 - Mar 12 6:15pm - 8:30pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643003
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Mar 25 - Mar 29 9:00am - 1:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643994
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 5 - Mar 23 11:15am - 1:15pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643103
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 6 - Mar 24 Noon - 2:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643100
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Sep 15 - Dec 1 9:00am - 11:00am Grand Trunk Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
637482
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 12 - Mar 9 9:00am - 11:15am Grand Trunk Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
644201
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Sep 4 - Nov 6 4:45pm - 7:00pm Hardisty Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
635641
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 8 - Mar 19 5:00pm - 7:00pm Hardisty Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
637642
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Sep 22 - Dec 8 9:00am - 11:15am Mill Woods Rec Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
635359
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Sep 23 - Dec 9 9:00am - 11:15am Mill Woods Rec Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
652611
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Sep 16 - Dec 2 9:00am - 11:30am O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
636275
Instructor: introduced in class
13 and up Jan 13 - Mar 24 9:00am - 11:00am O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
644284
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Sep 9 - Dec 2 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
637533
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Sep 15 - Dec 1 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
637523
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 5 - Mar 16 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643462
Instructor: introduced in class
13-99 Jan 6 - Mar 17 9:00am - 11:15am Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$122.25
Non-Member
$135.85
643463
Instructor: introduced in class

Prerequisite

13 years or older

OR

Bronze Star

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