Advanced Aquatic Training...
Bronze Star is a pre Bronze Medallion program that provides excellent preparation for success in obtaining Bronze Medallion Award. In Bronze Star participants develop problem solving and decision making skills as they relate to water rescue and first aid.
ability to swim & recommended 12yr+
Tuesday & Thursday, October 4th- October 27th
NEW!!! Bronze Medallion/Cross Bootcamp
Bronze Medallion introduces the four components of water rescue education: knowledge, judgment, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, defense and releases to safely perform challenging rescues of conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Participants also develop stroke efficiency and endurance in timed swim.
Build on the skills learned in Bronze Medallion and is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training. Bronze Cross is also a pre-requisite for the National Lifeguard and Lifesaving Instructor awards, as well as for Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.
Taking Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross in a bootcamp format helps to set candidates up for success by ensuring logical progression, instructor continuity and continuous skill development.
Pre requisites: 13+years or Bronze Star
Dates: Wednesdays & Saturdays November 2,5,9,12,16, 19, 23 & 26
Time: Wednesdays, 3:30pm-7:00pm, Saturdays, 10:00am- 4:00pm
Cost: $185.00 (Price includes Canadian Lifesaving Manual)
Standard First Aid/ CPR-C
Comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid, CPR and AED use!
Whether you need training for employment or simply want to be prepared to respond to life-threatening emergencies, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to act with confidence. Learn to recognize and treat head and spinal, soft tissue, facial, abdominal, chest, bone and joint injuries, burns and other common medical emergencies.
Standard First is a prerequisite for taking your National Lifeguard.
Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 22nd,24th, 29th & December 1st
Cost: $157.50 (tax included)
CPR-C Only: Tuesday & Thursday, November 22nd, 24th
Cost: $80.00(tax included)
Emergency First Aid/ CPR-A: Tuesdays November 22nd & 29th
National Lifeguard Program
Recognized as the standard measure of lifeguarding performance in Canada, NL 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.
: Bronze Cross proof of certification, Standard First Aid/ CPR C proof of certification (current within the last 2 years) current award recommended. Must be the age 16 by the last day of class.
Saturdays & Sundays December 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th
(Price includes lifeguard toolkit and Alert manual)
Registration requirement: Min 6 registered.
Please register at least 2 weeks in advance to allow for some pre course reading
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course
The Water Safety Instructor Course prepares candidates to instruct Red Cross Swim programs.
Candidates focus on strategies to introduce and develop fitness activities, skills and water safety, and water skills in the Red Cross Preschool, Red Cross Swim Kids, Red Cross Swim @ School, Red Cross @ Camp, Red Cross Swim for Adults & Teens, and Red Cross Adapted Programs.
Swim Kids 10 swimming ability, 15 years old by last day of classroom/pool AND Standard First Aid or Bronze Cross.
WSI Skills Evaluation: (includes manual and PIN for WSI online)
Come familiarize yourself with the WSI certification process, complete your skills evaluation and get set up WSI Online. Bring your swimsuit.
WSI Teach Experience
Date: October 15th- December 5th
November 15th - December 8th
Time: Saturdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays, with existing lessons by appointment.
Cost: FREE !
to schedule your teach experience. Please expect to be available for an entire session(8 lessons).
Missed the Skills Evaluation? No problem! Contact us and we will work with you to make sure you are ready for the Classroom/ Pool component.
WSI Classroom/ Pool
Complete your WSI certification just in time for the holiday season. Please ensure you have completed all the WSI Skills Evaluation, WSI Online and WSI Teach experience prior to the first class.
December 19th -21st
Monday- Wednesday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Complete your WSI certification just in time for the holiday season. Please ensure you have completed all of the SI Skills Evaluation, WSI Online and WSI Teach Experience prior to the first class.
Time to Recertify?
Please ensure you meet all pre-requisites and bring proof of award to first class.
Standard First Aid/ CPR-C Recertification
Pre-requisites: Previous standard First Aid certification. If previous award is more than five years old, we recommend you take the full Standard First Aid course instead.
Date: Tuesday & Thursday, October 18th & 20th
CPR-C Recert Only:
Tuesday, October 18th, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Cost:$40.00
Sunday, November 27th
National Lifeguard Precert & Recert
Pre-requisites: Previous WSI Certification. If previous award is more than 10 years old, please retake a full NL course.
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 22nd & 23rd
Water Safety Instructor Recertification:
Pre-requisite: Previous WSI Certification
Sunday, October 16th
Looking for a Lifesaving Instructor course or recertification? email
and you will be contacted when we schedule a course.
Pool Operator Training Level 1
BC's most recognized Pool Operator Training Course. This course teaches students the most updated content reflected in the new BC Pool Regulations & Guidelines. Course consists of classroom and practical hands-on learning in a two day course.
Pool Operator 1 Dates:
October 29 & 30th
Pool Operator 2 Location:
Revelstoke Community and Aquatic Centre