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Advanced Aquatics

Summer 2021


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


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.

August 23- August 27
10 am-12:30 pm

Prerequisite: Suggested 11 years old, Canadian Lifesaving Manual

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.




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.

August 23- August 27
11:00 am-5:00 pm

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



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

August 23- August 27
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

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


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.

August 23- August 27
9:00 am-5:00 pm

*Mandatory Prerequisite: 15 years, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR “C”, Alert Manual, Canadian Lifesaving Manual.

**Please note: Emergency first aid is not Standard first aid**