Advanced Aquatics

*NOTE*

  • Prerequisites are mandatory and must be obtained before the start of the course
  • Limit of 12 participants per course

BRONZE STAR

Bronze Star is designed to deliver high performance training for skilled pre-teens. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and with partners. They also learn CPR and develop confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard. No exam is held in this course.

Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-12:30 pm • 1 week
August 22- August 26
Prerequisite: Suggested 11 years old, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$105

The Soloway JCC Aquatics Department is committed to ensuring the success of all our participants. If you sign up for Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross or NLS and do not complete the course, we will permit you to retake the course for half the cost. Please contact Aquatics Manager, Jordan Masson for more information.

 

BRONZE MEDALLION/EMERGENCY FIRST AID

Teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education — judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Participants develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Exam day on last class.

Monday-Friday, 11:00 am-5:00 pm • 1 week
August 22- August 26
Prerequisite: 13 years, or Bronze Star, Canadian Lifesaving manual
$145

 

BRONZE CROSS

Designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of advanced training including an introduction to safety supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, and teamwork. Exam on last day of class. This course does NOT come with a Standard First Aid certification.

Monday-Friday, 12:00 am-5:00 pm • 1 week
August 22- August 26
Prerequisite: 13 years, Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$125

 

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD

Recognized as the standard of lifeguard performance in Canada, National Lifeguard Service Award is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude towards the role of a lifeguard. Exclusive to the SJCC; we offer additional training on dealing with religious gender issues during public supervision, intervention and first aid. Exam at last class.

Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm • 1 week
August 22- August 26
Prerequisite: 15 years, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid* & CPR “C”, Alert Manual, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$175
*Emergency first aid is not Standard first aid

Manuals can be purchased at the Pool Office.

Canadian Lifesaving Manual: $45
Alert Lifeguarding Manual: $45


Registration for Fall Aquatics Programs:

Soloway JCC Members: September 12th
Non-Members: September 19th

Registration for Winter Aquatics Programs

Soloway JCC Members: December 5
Non Members: December 12


ADVANCED AQUATICS PROGRAMS

*all prerequisites are mandatory

BRONZE STAR

Bronze Star is designed to deliver high-performance training for skilled pre-teens. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and with partners. They also learn CPR and develop confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard. No exam in this course.

Sunday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Fall: Oct 23 – Dec 11 • 9 weeks
Winter: Jan 8–March 5 • 8 weeks
No class: Feb 19

Prerequisite: Suggested 11 years old, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$100
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

The Soloway JCC Aquatics Department is committed to ensuring the success of all our participants. If you sign up for Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross or NLS and do not complete the course, we will permit you to retake the course for half the cost. Please contact Aquatics Manager, Jordan Masson for more information.

BRONZE MEDALLION/EMERGENCY FIRST AID

Teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education — judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Participants develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Exam day on last class.

Sunday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fall: Oct 23 – Dec 11 • 9 weeks
Winter: Jan 8–March 5 • 8 weeks
No class: February 19

Prerequisite: 13 years, or Bronze Star, Canadian Lifesaving manual
$145
Minimum 6 Participants to run the course

BRONZE CROSS

Designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of advanced training including an introduction to safety supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, and teamwork. Exam day of last class. This class does NOT include an SFA qualification.

Sunday 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Fall: Oct 23 – Dec 11 • 9 weeks
Winter: Jan 8–March 5 • 8 weeks
No class: February 19

Prerequisite: 13 years, Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$120
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

NLS

Recognized as the standard of lifeguard performance in Canada, National Lifeguard Service Award is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude towards the role of a lifeguard. Exclusive to the SJCC; we offer additional training on dealing with religious gender issues during public supervision, intervention and first aid. Exam at last class.

Sunday 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Fall: Oct 23 – Dec 11 • 9 weeks
Winter: Jan 8–March 5 • 8 weeks
No class: February 19

Prerequisite: 15 years, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR “C”, Alert Manual, Canadian Lifesaving Manual
$175
Minimum 6 Participants to run the course

Please note: you did not take Standard first aid at the SJCC

Manuals can be purchased at the Pool Office.

Canadian Lifesaving Manual: $45
Alert Lifeguarding Manual: $45

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