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Aquatic & Safety Certifications

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Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Certifications.

Aquatic & Safety Certifications

AED
CPR
First Aid
NLS Tow

Red Cross Instructor Recertification

This recertification course is designed for current Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. The program will cover lesson content, evaluation skills, teaching techniques Red Cross updates, etc. Prerequisite: Must hold a current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification. If your certification has expired more than 5 years, you must participate in the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Splashback Program.

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Currently not offered

Bronze Med/EFA/Bronze Cross Crash

Participants will learn how to respond to complex water rescue situations by using physical fitness, decision making and judgment skills. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and release techniques in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Students develop stroke efficiency and endurance. Recent program revisions will result in candidates receiving an Emergency First Aid and CPR B Certification. 100% attendance is mandatory.

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Currently not offered

Standard First Aid with CPR C

Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid with CPR C certification course covers a broad spectrum of first aid treatments for medical emergencies and injuries. This course will also cover situation management, use of bystanders, and legal implications. Participants will also perform CPR and choking procedures for Infant, Child and Adult victims. Please note according to WSIB standards, individuals who hold this certification must recertify the award every two years. The recertification process requires participants to alternate between attending the full Standard First Aid course, followed by the recertification course every two years.

Activity Details

17912 - August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018

19241 - October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018

19670 - March 9, 2019 to March 10, 2019

19671 - April 6, 2019 to April 7, 2019

National Lifeguard Recert Prep Clinic

Are you registered for a National Lifeguard Recertification soon? Need to get back in the water to practice the Endurance Challenge, or want feedback on your Spinal Injury Management skills? This prep clinic will offer you tips for efficient stroke mechanics and the review of 'Must Sees' for NLS exam items. For more information please visit, www.lifesavingsociety.com/lifeguarding.

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Activity Details

17904 - August 24, 2018

NLS Recertification

Effective May 1st, 2013, all NLS Recertification courses will be taught and evaluated following the Revised 2012 NLS Program. Evaluated items will include all 'management' items, lifeguarding situations and the following physical standards: endurance challenge, sprint challenge, object recovery. For more information please visit, www.lifesavingsociety.com/lifeguarding.

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Activity Details

17906 - August 25, 2018

19236 - September 12, 2018

19237 - November 29, 2018

19238 - December 1, 2018

19666 - March 25, 2019

19665 - March 27, 2019

Emergency First Aid with CPR B

This course is designed for individuals wanting to be certified in First Aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include; victim assessment, rescue breathing, CPR, choking, and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, and stroke victims. All modules taught with the 2015 CPR guidelines.

Activity Details

17902 - August 26, 2018

Standard First Aid with CPR C Recertification

This is a one-day recertification course for participants who already hold the Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certification. Individuals who hold a first aid certification through another agency (St. John, Red Cross, Can Ski Patrol) must register for the FULL two-day Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid course. This recertification course covers a broad spectrum of first aid treatments for medical emergencies and injuries. This course will also cover situation management, use of bystanders, and legal implications. Participants will also perform CPR and choking procedures for Infant, Child and Adult.

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19243 - September 15, 2018

19242 - November 18, 2018

19669 - March 17, 2019

Emergency First Aid with CPR B (LSS)

This course is designed for individuals wanting to be certified in First Aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include; victim assessment, rescue breathing, CPR, choking, and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, and stroke victims. All modules taught with the 2015 CPR guidelines.

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19232 - September 16, 2018

19233 - October 14, 2018

19234 - November 25, 2018

19660 - January 19, 2019

19662 - March 2, 2019

National Lifeguard

This 40-hour course fulfills a need for an advanced and recognized training standard for those charged with the safety of all persons in the swimming pool. Candidates will learn how to supervise swimmers, maintain a facility, control patrons, establish and enforce appropriate rules, educate patrons in the appropriate use of the facility, be skilled in the use of specialized rescue equipment, and to evaluate the facility operation making changes and improvements where necessary.

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19235 - September 18, 2018 to November 20, 2018

19664 - January 15, 2019 to March 19, 2019

Wilderness Survival

Learn how to survive in the wilderness with this course designed for environmental and resource professionals, hikers, skiers, canoeists & outdoor leaders. Topics include trip planning, map & compass, G.P.S., survival & safety kits, outdoor clothing/footwear, gear & what to do skills (survival game plan) if you become lost: shelters, fire building, signaling, safe use of water, food procurement & basics of search & rescue. The program culminates with a survival simulation weekend outing to a crown land preserve.

Activity Details

19244 - September 26, 2018 to October 24, 2018

19672 - January 16, 2019 to February 13, 2019

Aquatic Supervisor Training

The Lifesaving Society Aquatic Supervisor Training course is designed for deck-level supervisory staff. This 10 hour course provides the knowledge and skills, beyond the National Lifeguard certification, to manage a safe aquatic environment. Prerequisite: Current NLS or current Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving); and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard/instructor.

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Activity Details

19231 - November 9, 2018 to November 10, 2018

Examiners Course (LSS)

The LSS Examiner Course is the first step in the three-step process to be appointed as an Examiner for the Lifesaving Society, and prepares candidates to successfully apprentice as an Examiner on an exam of their choice. The Examiner Course builds on the evaluation experience that candidates have attained in the instructor-evaluated content. Course Materials: Not Included

Activity Details

20270 - November 17, 2018

Red Cross Babysitter Course | Ages 11-15

Basic first aid and care-giving skills for youth. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. This course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents. Course fee includes: Red Cross Babysitter's Manual & Certificate.

Activity Details

19240 - November 23, 2018

19668 - January 4, 2019

19667 - February 10, 2019

First Aid Instructor (LSS)

This revised LSS First Aid Instructor course prepares candidates so they may teach Basic and Emergency First Aid, CPR A-B-C, AED, as well as, Standard First Aid. Prerequisite: LSS Standard First Aid with CPR C.

Activity Details

19663 - April 12, 2019 to April 14, 2019

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