Training & Courses

Get the training you need to ensure safety for those around you! Are you looking to make a career move and need first aid training or various lifeguard courses? Would you like to ensure your child is safe at home? We have training courses developed to meet these needs. Our professional staff teach various Lifesaving Society Lifeguarding courses and Red Cross First Aid courses for ages 8 and up.

Child Programs

  • Canadian Swim Patrol

    • Canadian Swim Patrol - Rookie Jul 03 to Jul 12 07:15 PM-08:15 PM Available
      Are you ready for something different than regular swim classes? Looking for a way to develop your swimming strength and efficiency? Rise to the challenge and get your Swim Patrol awards - a perfect fit for anyone wanting to kick it up a notch. Rookie Patrol (8–10 hr.): swimmers continue stroke development with 50 m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving Sport skills include a 25 m obstacle swim and 15 m object carry. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. Fitness improves in 350 m workouts and 100 m timed swims
      400529
      Tue, Wed, Thu from Jul 03 to Jul 12 (6 Sessions)
      07:15 PM-08:15 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
    • Canadian Swim Patrol - Rookie Aug 04 to Aug 26 03:00 PM-04:00 PM Available
      Are you ready for something different than regular swim classes? Looking for a way to develop your swimming strength and efficiency? Rise to the challenge and get your Swim Patrol awards - a perfect fit for anyone wanting to kick it up a notch. Rookie Patrol (8–10 hr.): swimmers continue stroke development with 50 m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving Sport skills include a 25 m obstacle swim and 15 m object carry. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. Fitness improves in 350 m workouts and 100 m timed swims
      400530
      Sat, Sun from Aug 04 to Aug 26 (8 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-04:00 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Junior Lifeguard Club

    • Junior Lifeguard Club Apr 13 to Jun 29 04:30 PM-05:30 PM Available
      The Lifesaving Society’s Junior Lifeguard Club accommodates 8-15 year olds of different abilities. Youths are encouraged to develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership and teamwork. The club provides high activity challenges in an energetic learning environment in the pool and on the deck.
      400531
      Fri from Apr 13 to Jun 29 (12 Sessions)
      04:30 PM-05:30 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Jul 13 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      500550
      Fri Jul 13 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Aug 10 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      500551
      Fri Aug 10 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Youth Programs

  • Canadian Swim Patrol

    • Canadian Swim Patrol - Rookie Jul 03 to Jul 12 07:15 PM-08:15 PM Available
      Are you ready for something different than regular swim classes? Looking for a way to develop your swimming strength and efficiency? Rise to the challenge and get your Swim Patrol awards - a perfect fit for anyone wanting to kick it up a notch. Rookie Patrol (8–10 hr.): swimmers continue stroke development with 50 m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving Sport skills include a 25 m obstacle swim and 15 m object carry. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. Fitness improves in 350 m workouts and 100 m timed swims
      400529
      Tue, Wed, Thu from Jul 03 to Jul 12 (6 Sessions)
      07:15 PM-08:15 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
    • Canadian Swim Patrol - Rookie Aug 04 to Aug 26 03:00 PM-04:00 PM Available
      Are you ready for something different than regular swim classes? Looking for a way to develop your swimming strength and efficiency? Rise to the challenge and get your Swim Patrol awards - a perfect fit for anyone wanting to kick it up a notch. Rookie Patrol (8–10 hr.): swimmers continue stroke development with 50 m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving Sport skills include a 25 m obstacle swim and 15 m object carry. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. Fitness improves in 350 m workouts and 100 m timed swims
      400530
      Sat, Sun from Aug 04 to Aug 26 (8 Sessions)
      03:00 PM-04:00 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Junior Lifeguard Club

    • Junior Lifeguard Club Apr 13 to Jun 29 04:30 PM-05:30 PM Available
      The Lifesaving Society’s Junior Lifeguard Club accommodates 8-15 year olds of different abilities. Youths are encouraged to develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership and teamwork. The club provides high activity challenges in an energetic learning environment in the pool and on the deck.
      400531
      Fri from Apr 13 to Jun 29 (12 Sessions)
      04:30 PM-05:30 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Jun 22 to Jun 24 05:00 PM-09:00 PM Available
      Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Completing Bronze Cross also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-C certificate. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam
      500539
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Jun 22 to Jun 24 (3 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-09:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Bronze Cross Aug 08 to Aug 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Completing Bronze Cross also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-C certificate. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam
      500540
      Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 08 to Aug 10 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Combination Jul 03 to Jul 06 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      This fast paced course is designed for quick learners and experienced swimmers to complete both Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross certifications in one course. For further details on the course information please see Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross descriptions.
      500541
      Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 03 to Jul 06 (4 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Jul 03 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400532
      Tue Jul 03 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Jul 16 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400533
      Mon Jul 16 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Bronze Medallion Jul 17 to Jul 19 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodies in the four components of water rescue education: judgement, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defence and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Completing Bronze Medallion also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-A certificate. Prerequisites: Ability to swim and 13 years or Bronze Star Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam.
      500537
      Tue, Wed, Thu from Jul 17 to Jul 19 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Aug 07 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400534
      Tue Aug 07 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
  • Red Cross Babysitting

    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Jun 08 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15. Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      500553
      Fri Jun 08 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Jul 27 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15. Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      500554
      Fri Jul 27 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Aug 31 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15. Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      500555
      Fri Aug 31 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Standard First Aid & AED & CPR-C

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jun 09 to Jun 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500558
      Sat, Sun from Jun 09 to Jun 10 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 21 to Jul 22 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500559
      Sat, Sun from Jul 21 to Jul 22 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Aug 11 to Aug 12 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500560
      Sat, Sun from Aug 11 to Aug 12 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Jul 13 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      500550
      Fri Jul 13 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Aug 10 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      500551
      Fri Aug 10 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Adult Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Jun 22 to Jun 24 05:00 PM-09:00 PM Available
      Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Completing Bronze Cross also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-C certificate. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam
      500539
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Jun 22 to Jun 24 (3 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-09:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Bronze Cross Aug 08 to Aug 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Completing Bronze Cross also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-C certificate. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam
      500540
      Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 08 to Aug 10 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Combination Jul 03 to Jul 06 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      This fast paced course is designed for quick learners and experienced swimmers to complete both Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross certifications in one course. For further details on the course information please see Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross descriptions.
      500541
      Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 03 to Jul 06 (4 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Jul 03 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400532
      Tue Jul 03 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Jul 16 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400533
      Mon Jul 16 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Bronze Medallion Jul 17 to Jul 19 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodies in the four components of water rescue education: judgement, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defence and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Completing Bronze Medallion also certifies the swimmer with a CPR-A certificate. Prerequisites: Ability to swim and 13 years or Bronze Star Stays current for 2 years from the date of the exam.
      500537
      Tue, Wed, Thu from Jul 17 to Jul 19 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinic Aug 07 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      If you're thinking of becoming a slide attendant, lifeguard or swim instructor this clinic is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescues and first aid skills. They will have the opportunity to have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This clinic will also provide swimmers with an opportunity to review their swimming skills, gain added insight on swim strokes & goal setting. Swimmers will receive an orientation to the Lifesaving Bronze courses as well Lifeguard programs. Plus It's FREE!
      400534
      Tue Aug 07 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard Jul 09 to Jul 13 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard (NL) – Pool Option National Lifeguard (NLS) certification is recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada. NLS training develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles and decision making process to help lifeguards create a safe and enjoyable facility. This course teaches lifeguards to prevent emergencies and if necessary respond effectively. Prerequisite(s): 16 years of age, Bronze Cross and current Standard First Aid with C CPR & AED.
      500543
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 09 to Jul 13 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • National Lifeguard Aug 17 to Aug 26 05:00 PM-09:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard (NL) – Pool Option National Lifeguard (NLS) certification is recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada. NLS training develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles and decision making process to help lifeguards create a safe and enjoyable facility. This course teaches lifeguards to prevent emergencies and if necessary respond effectively. Prerequisite(s): 16 years of age, Bronze Cross and current Standard First Aid with C CPR & AED.
      500544
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Aug 17 to Aug 26 (6 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-09:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool) Recert Exam

    • NL Recert Recert Jul 13 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard (NL) Recertification Exam National Lifeguard (NLS) certification is current for a period of two years from the date of the exam. This recertification exam retests all skill items as well as provides any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the certification for another two years.
      500546
      Fri Jul 13 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • NL Recert Recert Aug 26 12:00 PM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard (NL) Recertification Exam National Lifeguard (NLS) certification is current for a period of two years from the date of the exam. This recertification exam retests all skill items as well as provides any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the certification for another two years.
      500547
      Sun Aug 26 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Red Cross Standard First Aid & AED & CPR-C

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jun 09 to Jun 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500558
      Sat, Sun from Jun 09 to Jun 10 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 21 to Jul 22 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500559
      Sat, Sun from Jul 21 to Jul 22 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Aug 11 to Aug 12 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      500560
      Sat, Sun from Aug 11 to Aug 12 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification Jul 20 09:00 AM-03:00 PM Available
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have a current Standard First Aid on the date of course.
      500562
      Fri Jul 20 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-03:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training