Aquatics Training & Courses

Use your skills to make a difference, and find a career you love! Aquatic Leadership Training, can set you on a path to becoming a Slide Attendant, Assistant Lifeguard, Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor. Kick start your career today!


Lifeguard Training Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Aug 03 to Aug 05 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. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs, including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Includes CPR-C.

      Prerequisite(s):Able to swim 600 metres & Bronze Medallion (need not be current).
      Tue, Wed, Thu from Aug 03 to Aug 05 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - Training Pool B
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Aug 09 to Aug 13 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard - The National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.

      Prerequisites: minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid.

      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 09 to Aug 13 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP