Advanced Aquatics

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 5:00 pm–6:15 pm • 10 weeks

Fall: October 15–December 17

Winter: January 7–March 4 • 8 weeks
No class: February 18

$95
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

Prerequisite: Suggested 11 years old, Canadian Lifesaving Manual

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 preparatio on for challenging rescues of increased risk. Participants develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a med swim. Exam day on last class.

Sunday 5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Fall: October 15–December 17  • 10 weeks

Winter: January 7–March 4 • 8 weeks
No class: February 18

$138
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

Prerequisite: 13 years, or Bronze Star, Canadian Lifesaving manual

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

Sunday 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Fall: October 15–December 17 • 10 weeks

Winter: January 7–March 4
No class: February 18

$117
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

Prerequisite: 13 years, Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid, Canadian Lifesaving Manual

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 additonal 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: October 15–December 17 • 10 weeks

Winter: January 7–March 4 • 8 weeks
No class: February 18

$153
Minimum 6 participants to run the course

Prerequisite: 16 years, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR “C”, Alert Manual, Canadian Lifesaving Manual

The SJCC Aquatics department is committed to ensuring the success of all participants. When you sign up for Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross or NLS, and do not complete the course, you will be permitted to retake the course for half the original cost.Please contact the Aquatics Manager, Jordan Masson for more details.

Manuals can be purchased at the Pool Office and are mandatory for advanced courses.

Canadian Lifesaving Manual $45

Alert Lifeguarding Manual $45

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