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

  • Lifeguard Training

    • Become a Lifeguard FREE Training Jan 10 to Mar 16 09:30 AM-11:00 AM Available
      This Free Lifeguard Training is available for those who are seeking flexible employment with mid day shifts, typically between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday to Friday.
      FREE Child Minding Services will be offered for all trainees!

      Must be 16yrs or older and comfortable swimming in deep water.

      This training will be offered from 9:30am-11:00am, Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

      Attendance not required for entirety of training. Training based on personal development & competency.

      Inquire for more details; [email protected]
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Jan 10 to Mar 16 (29 Sessions)
      09:30 AM-11:00 AM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Feb 04 to Feb 06 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $175.00

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.

      Fri, Sat, Sun from Feb 04 to Feb 06 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Feb 28 to Mar 04 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 Feb 28 to Mar 04 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre