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All courses have a registration deadline of 48 hours before the course is scheduled to begin.
Candidates cannot withdraw from the course after the registration deadline.
Courses must have a minimum of 4 candidates to run.

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JR LIFEGUARDS CLUB

AQ Jr Lifeguards
Jr Lifeguards Nippers (Under 12 years old)
Nippers are the kids nipping at the heels of their local idols, and want to do the cool lifeguard thing. This program is for kids aged 8-12 who have a strong swimming background and want to learn new lifesaving and lifesaving sport related skills. The program has no set criteria for evaluation, instead a waterlog is used to track participants personal bests and show their progress with skills. Skills include, swimming strokes, general first aid and rescue knowledge. water safety, team building, basic teaching principles, and physical strength. Many kids come back for multiple sessions to stay involved with their friends and continually get stronger in the water.

Members:$65
Non-Members: $72


Thursdays May 9 to June 22, 2024
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Registrations:
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AQ Jr Lifeguards
Jr Lifeguards Gromms  (12 years old & Older*)
Gromms are the up and comers, the soon to be the real deal, and in the lifesaving world these are the kids working on their path to be a lifeguard. This program is for kids aged 12-15 with a strong swimming background and either Bronze experience or previous junior guard experience. The Gromms work the same as the nippers with a log book tracking personal bests. This program gives the kids a bit more responsibility with a more communal teaching environment, long time kids helping newcomers, passing on skills and sharing knowledge. There are also opportunities with this program for shadow guarding and teaching with facility staff to learn more about the role lifeguards have on the pool deck beyond watching people swim.

Members:$65
Non-Members: $72

*participants who are under the age of twelve may register for this program with the approval of the instructor. Contact the Aquatics and Youth Programming Supervisor at jphillips@therecc.ca for further inquiries.

Thursdays May 9 to June 22, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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AQ Bronze Star

Basic Workplace First Aid (formerly called Emergency First Aid) provides a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries including: victim assessment, CPR, choking, and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke, wounds and burns. This course meets provincial regulations for workplace first aid requirements. 100% attendance is required for completion.

Prerequisite:
Swimmer 7- 9 and minimum of age 10+ is recommended
Members $99 +Tax, Non-Members $110 +Tax 


Not available during Spring 2024 
*Cancellation requires 48 hours notice

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AQ Bronze Medallion

Bronze Medallion challenges the candidate both mentally and physically. Judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross.

Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13+ years of age on or before June 24th
Members $121.50 +Tax, Non-Members $135 +Tax *Books not included

*Bronze Medallion and Cross have mandatory candidate materials: The Canadian Lifesaving Manual and the Canadian Lifesaving First Aid Manual. These books could be borrowed from siblings, friends, or can be purchased at the Welcome Desk. These are also the same materials that are provided with Bronze Star.


Mondays 
May 6th to June 24th
Excluding May 20th

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All questions can be forwarded to our Aquatic and Youth Programming Supervisor at jphillips@therecc.ca

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AQ emergency first aid

Basic Workplace First Aid (formerly called Emergency First Aid) provides a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries including: victim assessment, CPR, choking, and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke, wounds and burns. This course meets provincial regulations for workplace first aid requirements. 100% attendance is required for completion.

Members $76.50+Tax, Non-Members $85+Tax  *Books not included
YOUTH/ADULTS (13+)


Beginner Workplace First Aid is for people who want a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. 

Skills include:  victim assessment, CPR, choking and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke, wounds and burns. 
Includes CPR-C Certification.
Members $52.50+Tax, Non-Members $64+Tax (includes books)
YOUTH/ADULTS (13+)


(1-day course)
Date: TBD

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BEGINNER WORKPLACE FIRST AID + CPR C + AED RECERTIFICATION (4-hour course)
Date: TBD

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AQ standard first aid

Intermediate Workplace First Aid (formerly called Standard First Aid) provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid. IWFA incorporates Basic Workplace First Aid and is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including: legal implications of first aid treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, chest injuries, and medical emergencies. This course meets provincial regulations for workplace first aid requirements. 100% attendance is required for completion.

Members $108+Tax, Non-Members $120+Tax **includes books
YOUTH/ADULTS (13+)

Intermediate Workplace First Aid Recertification
IIntermediate Workplace First Aid recertification provides comprehensive review of all aspects of first aid. Items covered in this course include: legal implications of first aid treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, chest injuries, and medical emergencies. This course meets provincial regulations for workplace first aid requirements.100% attendance is required for completion.

Members $94.50 +Tax, Non-Members $105 +Tax 
YOUTH/ADULTS (13+)

Prerequisite: Must have proof of completion of previous IWFA, or Standard First Aid certification.


INTERMEDIATE WORKPLACE FIRST AID + CPR C + AED 
(2-day course)
Cancelled for Spring 2024

*Cancellation requires 48 hours notice

INTERMEDIATE WORKPLACE FIRST AID + CPR C + AED RECERTIFICATION
Cancelled for Spring 2024

*Cancellation requires 48 hours notice

AQ Bronze Cross

The Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Cross begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for advanced training in the Society’s National Lifeguard and leadership certification programs.

Prerequisite:
Completion of Bronze Medallion with Basic Workplace First Aid
Members $153 +Tax, Non-Members $170 +Tax *Books not included
YOUTH/ADULTS (13+)
For lifeguard course: new minimum age is 15


Cancelled for Spring 2024


All questions can be forwarded to our Aquatic and Youth Programming Supervisor at jphillips@therecc.ca

*Note that the times for this course have an additional 4 hours scheduled if needed for extra practice. If not required, course will end as schedule on May 31st

*Bronze Medallion and Cross have mandatory candidate materials: The Canadian Lifesaving Manual and the Canadian Lifesaving First Aid Manual. These books could be borrowed from siblings, friends, or can be purchased at the Welcome Desk. These are also the same materials that are used in Bronze Star and Medallion.

AQ National Life Guard

Recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada, National Lifeguard education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard. The National Lifeguard’s primary role is the prevention of emergency situations and where this fails, the timely and effective resolution of emergencies.

Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old by course end date, and have proof of completion of Bronze Cross with IWFA

Members $231.50 +Tax, Non-Members $255 +Tax **includes books
YOUTH/ADULTS (15+)
Potential Candidates who have successfully completed Bronze Cross without Intermediate Workplace First Aid can contact Joanna at jphillips@therecc.ca for more information on how to obtain Standard First Aid prior to the course start date.


NATIONAL LIFEGUARD
Sunday June 2nd 9:00-5:00
Friday June 7th 4:00-8:00
Saturday June 8th 9:00-5:00
Sunday June 9th 9:00-5:00
Friday June 14th 4:00-8:00
Friday June 21st 4:00-8:00
Saturday June 22nd 9:00-5:00


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Note: 48 hours notice is required for cancellation

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AQ NLG RECERT NLG Recert

Recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada, National Lifeguard education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard. The National Lifeguard’s primary role is the prevention of emergency situations and where this fails, the timely and effective resolution of emergencies.
*Recertification every 2 years
Prerequisite: must provide most recent copy of National Lifeguard-Pool certification. (Need not be current a certification)
Members $84.50 +Tax, Non-members $98.00 +Tax *Books not included
YOUTH/ADULTS (15+)


NATIONAL LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION
Option 1: Saturday June 1st 9:00-5:00
Option 2: Saturday June 29th 9:00-5:00

Note: This does not include First Aid Recertification. Cancellations require 48 hours notice for refund.

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AQ Swim for Life

In this course, candidates will become certified to teach the Lifesaving Society's Swim for Life program. This is the certification required to teach swimming lessons at most aquatic facilities. Candidates will learn the required skills to teach all ages, and gain a thorough understanding of how to move in the water for the purpose of teaching swimming lessons.

Note: Practice teaching hours may be required outside of course time in order to complete certification.

Prerequisite: Candidates must provide proof of Bronze Cross certification and be 15 years old before the end of the course.
Members $157.50 + Tax, Non-Members $175 + Tax

Note: 
Practice teaching hours may be required outside of course time in order to complete certification.

SWIM FOR LIFE INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Not Available during Spring 2024 Session

*This portion will be completed independently, and will not require in person attendance. Instructor will be available during this time to answer questions. All information regarding course assignment will be given on Tuesday January 2nd. Assignment must be completed prior to January 7th.



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