Students who wish to work in aquatics can work on their Aquatic Leadership training with React Right Swim School.
Students who are 12 or under and can swim 400m comfortably can challenge themselves taking the Bronze Star. This award introduces basic life saving skills and first aid. Students who successfully complete Bronze Star can take the Bronze Medallion award without meeting the 13 years old age prerequisite.
Cost – $95.00 + HST
Dates: TBD call for availability
Bronze Medallion + Emergency First Aid
Students who have completed Bronze Star or are 13 years old can participate in Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid. This is the first step on the leadership ladder towards becoming a National Lifeguard. Swimmers will work on strokes, endurance, rescues and first aid.
Cost – $200.00 (includes CPR mask) + $45 for Canadian Lifesaving Manual
Dates: Session 1 – July 5th -9th from 12:30-4pm
Session 2 – July 12th-16th from 12:330-4pm
Students who have completed Bronze Medallion can participate in the Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Cross award. This certificate allows them to move on to the National Lifeguard and/or the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Students will learn how to supervise swimmers, rescue skills and build on the first aid skills they have already developed.
Cost – $180.oo + HST
Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Students must have their Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross award and be at least 15 years old on the last day of the course. This course includes an online component that takes about 20 hours to complete. Students will also need to complete 8 hours of volunteer teaching experience.
Dates: June 12th – Swim assessment and orientation to online learning 10am-12pm
June 19th – Swim assessment and check in regarding online learning 10am-12pm
July 5th – 9th – Pool and classroom sessions 9am-2pm
Cost: $330+ HST