First Aid and Aquatic Leadership Programs

National Lifeguard Course / Re-certification

The National Lifeguard is the only nationally recognized certification program for training lifeguards. The course builds on the skills that were introduced in Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross with a focus on the role of the lifeguard in accident prevention, rescue response, public relations and exercising judgment medical emergencies. Candidates will develop leadership skills, strengthen their ability to communicate and learn to work in teams. Candidates must renew their certification every two years.


Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED Skills

Learn various lifesaving techniques including CPR and choking procedures for adults, children and infants as well as the use of the AED and treatments for various medical conditions. Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Ontario Health Regulation.


Standard First Aid with CPR-C Re-certification

This course is designed to update candidates with any changes to the first aid or CPR protocol and allow them to demonstrate treatment of various medical emergencies. Participants must have completed a full Standard First Aid with CPR-C with the Lifesaving Society. A re-certification must take place within 3 years of the original certification date. If candidate’s qualification falls outside of that time frame, they must take a full course.