Aquatic Certifications

The Lifesaving Society is recognized throughout Canada as the standard setting certifying body for public aquatic safety for lifeguard and lifesaving training. Many of their comprehensive courses are offered at MacEwan University Sport and Wellness.



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Program Season:

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☀️ Summer
🍂 Fall

Results

🍂 Bronze Medallion / Cross

Course ID#: 5740 Price: $285.00 Spaces: 11
Day Time Instructor Location
Tuesday
Thursday
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
01 Oct 2019 - 17 Oct 2019

This combined course will help develop an understanding of the water rescue elements: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. This advanced course includes an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. This course includes CPR C certification.
Information:

Prerequisites: 13 years old or Bronze Star ✔️100% attendance is required

Early Bird Deadline: September 25, 2019. Student $240/ Member $252 / Public $285 Registration Deadline: October 1, 2019. Student $264/ Member $273/ Public $306

🍂 Bronze Medallion / Cross

Course ID#: 5734 Price: $285.00 Spaces: 11
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
12:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
06 Oct 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

This combined course will help develop an understanding of the water rescue elements: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. This advanced course includes an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. This course includes CPR C certification.
Information:

Prerequisites: 13 years old or Bronze Star ❌No classes on Oct 13, Nov 10 ✔️100% attendance is required

Early Bird Deadline: September 29, 2019. Student $240/ Member $252/ Public $285 Registration Deadline: October 6, 2019. Student $264/ Member $273/ Public $306

🍂 National Lifeguard - Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care, Oxygen Administration Original

Course ID#: 5735 Price: $470.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
29 Sep 2019 - 01 Dec 2019

National Lifeguard (NL), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), and Oxygen Administration (O2 ) trains candidates on comprehensive First Aid and oxygen supplementation, as well as the development of basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and decision-making processes to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different facilities and emergencies.
Information:

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross (need not be current) and 16 years of age by the last day of the course. ✔️100% attendance is required

Early Bird Deadline: September 22, 2019. Student/Member $400/ Public $470 Registration Deadline: September 29, 2019. Student/Member $420/ Public $490

☀️ National Lifeguard - Pool, AEC, O2 Recertification

Course ID#: 5540 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 5
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
Lane 3
Lane 4
24 Aug 2019

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required.
Information: Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need nit be current) and Government of Alberta OH & S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required. Please bring proof of certification to the course 100% attendance is required

🍂 National Lifeguard - Pool, AEC, O2 Re-Certification

Course ID#: 5732 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 5
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
9:00 AM
8-211 Classroom
Lane 3
Lane 4
15 Sep 2019

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required.
Information:

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required. Please bring proof of certification to the course ✔️100% attendance is required

Early Bird Deadline: September 8, 2019. Student/Member/Public $110 Registration Deadline: September 15, 2019. Student/Member/Public $120

☀️ Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

Course ID#: 5544 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 3
Day Time Instructor Location
Friday
5:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
Lane 3
23 Aug 2019

Prerequisites: Swim Instructor and/or Lifesaving Instructor - need not be current and any required Lifesaving Society mandatory updates as applicable.
Information: Please bring proof of certification.

🍂 Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

Course ID#: 5736 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 11
Day Time Instructor Location
Thursday
5:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
Lane 3
21 Nov 2019

Prerequisites: Swim Instructor and/or Lifesaving Instructor - need not be current and any required Lifesaving Society mandatory updates as applicable.
Information: ✔️100% attendance is required ✔️Please bring proof of certification.

Early Bird Deadline: November 14, 2019. Student/Member/Public $105 Registration Deadline: November 21, 2019. Student/Member/ ublic $120

🍂 Swim and Lifesaving Instructor Original

Course ID#: 5738 Price: $408.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
19 Oct 2019 - 07 Dec 2019

Swim Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol® programs. Lifesaving Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society’s Canadian Swim Patrol Program, the Bronze Medal awards and Distinction certifications.
Information:

Prerequisites: 16 years old and Bronze Cross (need not be current) or higher. ✔️100% attendance is required ❌ No classes on Nov 2, 9

Early Bird Deadline: October 12, 2019. Student/Member $366/ Public $408 Registration Deadline: October 19, 2019. Student/ Member $390/ Public $429

🍂 SwimAbilities Instructor

Course ID#: 5739 Price: $150.00 Spaces: 15
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
Saturday
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Full Teach Pool
8-207 Classroom
21 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019

The SwimAbilities Instructor course prepares instructors to teach the SwimAbilities, a multi-level learn-to-swim program that is geared towards participants aged 3 to 16 with special needs. The course prepares instructors to apply Lifesaving Society level 2 leadership competencies and strategies designed to teach candidates requiring additional support for skill development and safety routines.

Prerequisite(s): current Swim or Lifesaving Instructor

Information: ✔️100% attendance is required

Early Bird Deadline: September 14, 2019. Student/Member/Public $150 Registration Deadline: September 21, 2019. Student/Member/Public $160