National Lifesaving Course
National lifeguard and standard first aid course
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.
THIS IS A 48 HOUR COURSE, 100% ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY.
Shearwater Sports, Fitness & Recreation Centre
regular $100.00 + hst,
Ordinary $160.00 + hst
Associate $185.00 + hst
Minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid (need not be current) from one of: Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Ski Patrol. Evaluation & Certification: Instructors evaluate most skills. However only an National Lifeguard Examiner can certify the candidate.
Online Registration instructions can be found here.
For further information, please contact our Aquatics Coordinator at 902-720-1777