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

  • Junior Lifeguard Club

    • Junior Lifeguard Club Sep 27 to Dec 13 04:45 PM-05:45 PM future
      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.
      No Classes Oct 11th & Nov 08th,2019.
      601651
      Fri from Sep 27 to Dec 13 (9 Sessions)
      04:45 PM-05:45 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Oct 04 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601658
      Fri Oct 04 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Nov 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601659
      Fri Nov 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Youth Programs

  • Junior Lifeguard Club

    • Junior Lifeguard Club Sep 27 to Dec 13 04:45 PM-05:45 PM future
      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.
      No Classes Oct 11th & Nov 08th,2019.
      601651
      Fri from Sep 27 to Dec 13 (9 Sessions)
      04:45 PM-05:45 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross Combination Course Sep 27 to Sep 29 09:00 AM-05:30 PM future
      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.
      601652
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Sep 27 to Sep 29 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross Combination Course Oct 04 to Oct 06 09:00 AM-05:30 PM future
      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.
      601653
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Oct 04 to Oct 06 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Red Cross Babysitting

    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Oct 25 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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
      601660
      Fri Oct 25 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Dec 13 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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
      601661
      Fri Dec 13 (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 Aug 24 to Aug 25 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.
      601298
      Sat, Sun from Aug 24 to Aug 25 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Oct 19 to Oct 20 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601662
      Sat, Sun from Oct 19 to Oct 20 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Nov 16 to Nov 17 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601663
      Sat, Sun from Nov 16 to Nov 17 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Dec 14 to Dec 15 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601664
      Sat, Sun from Dec 14 to Dec 15 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Oct 04 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601658
      Fri Oct 04 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Nov 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601659
      Fri Nov 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Water Safety Instructor

    • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor - Step 1 Nov 21 05:00 PM-09:00 PM future
      Skills Evaluation and Candidate Package – This evaluation ensures that you have the necessary strokes and skills equivalent to SK10 performance criteria. Included with registration is the candidate course materials required for Step 1 & 2.


      Prerequisites: 15years or older, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid with CPR-C certificate,
      Must be available to attend Step 2 classroom portion Nov 22nd-24th,2019 (9:00am-5:30pm).
      601656
      Thu Nov 21 (1 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-09:00 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
    • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor - Step 2 Nov 22 to Nov 24 09:00 AM-05:30 PM future
      Water Safety Instructor - Step 2
      In classroom & pool training with a certified Water Safety Instructor Trainer. This 30-hour portion of the course further develops instructional techniques by focusing on your ability to plan & teach the Red Cross Program successfully.

      Prerequisites:
      • Must have competed the Step 1 successfully to register for Step 2.

      601657
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Nov 22 to Nov 24 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training

Lifeguard Training Programs

  • Junior Lifeguard Club

    • Junior Lifeguard Club Sep 27 to Dec 13 04:45 PM-05:45 PM future
      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.
      No Classes Oct 11th & Nov 08th,2019.
      601651
      Fri from Sep 27 to Dec 13 (9 Sessions)
      04:45 PM-05:45 PM
      Aquatics - Leadership Training
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross Combination Course Sep 27 to Sep 29 09:00 AM-05:30 PM future
      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.
      601652
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Sep 27 to Sep 29 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
    • Bronze Medallion/ Bronze Cross Combination Course Oct 04 to Oct 06 09:00 AM-05:30 PM future
      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.
      601653
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Oct 04 to Oct 06 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Oct 25 to Nov 03 09:00 AM-04:00 PM future
      National Lifeguard (NL) – Pool Option
      National Lifeguard (NL) certification is recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada. NL
      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.
      Course Schedule : Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm
      601654
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Oct 25 to Nov 03 (6 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-04:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool) Recert Exam

    • NL Recertification Nov 03 12:00 PM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601655
      Sun Nov 03 (1 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room

First Aid Training Programs

  • Red Cross Standard First Aid & AED & CPR-C

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Aug 24 to Aug 25 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.
      601298
      Sat, Sun from Aug 24 to Aug 25 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Oct 19 to Oct 20 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601662
      Sat, Sun from Oct 19 to Oct 20 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Nov 16 to Nov 17 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601663
      Sat, Sun from Nov 16 to Nov 17 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Dec 14 to Dec 15 09:00 AM-05:00 PM future
      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.
      601664
      Sat, Sun from Dec 14 to Dec 15 (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 Sep 27 09:00 AM-03:00 PM future
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have proof of current Standard First Aid with CPR-C on the date of course.
      601665
      Fri Sep 27 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-03:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification Nov 30 09:00 AM-03:00 PM future
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have proof of current Standard First Aid with CPR-C on the date of course.
      601666
      Sat Nov 30 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-03:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Oct 04 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601658
      Fri Oct 04 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Nov 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM future
      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.
      601659
      Fri Nov 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training