Training & Courses

Get the training you need to ensure safety for those around you! Are you looking to make a career move and need first aid training or various lifeguard courses? Would you like to ensure your child is safe at home? We have training courses developed to meet these needs. Our professional staff teach various Lifesaving Society Lifeguarding courses and Red Cross First Aid courses for ages 8 and up.

Child Programs

Youth Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross May 26 to May 29 09:00 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (includes course materials and LSS candidate fee )

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.
      *Note* May 26th & May 27th, 2022 5:00-9:00pm
      May 28th & 29th, 2022 9:00-5:30pm
      603997
      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from May 26 to May 29 (4 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Jun 17 to Jun 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: minimum of 16 years of age, Standard First Aid with CPR Level C and Bronze Cross

      Pricing: $350

      Course Schedule: Friday June 17th 5-9pm, Saturday June 18th 9-5pm, Sunday June 19th 9-5pm, Friday June 24th 5-9pm, Saturday June 25th 9-5pm and Sunday June 26th 9-5pm
      The Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard certification builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge, fitness, judgment and values taught in the prerequisite Lifesaving Society lifesaving certifications.

      Recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada, National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard.

      The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies. The National Lifeguard certification prepares lifeguards to fulfill this role as professional facilitators of safe, enjoyable aquatics.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      603998
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Jun 17 to Jun 26 (6 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jun 11 to Jun 12 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607262
      Sat, Sun from Jun 11 to Jun 12 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Lifeguard Training Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross May 26 to May 29 09:00 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (includes course materials and LSS candidate fee )

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.
      *Note* May 26th & May 27th, 2022 5:00-9:00pm
      May 28th & 29th, 2022 9:00-5:30pm
      603997
      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from May 26 to May 29 (4 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Jun 17 to Jun 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: minimum of 16 years of age, Standard First Aid with CPR Level C and Bronze Cross

      Pricing: $350

      Course Schedule: Friday June 17th 5-9pm, Saturday June 18th 9-5pm, Sunday June 19th 9-5pm, Friday June 24th 5-9pm, Saturday June 25th 9-5pm and Sunday June 26th 9-5pm
      The Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard certification builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge, fitness, judgment and values taught in the prerequisite Lifesaving Society lifesaving certifications.

      Recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada, National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard.

      The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies. The National Lifeguard certification prepares lifeguards to fulfill this role as professional facilitators of safe, enjoyable aquatics.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      603998
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Jun 17 to Jun 26 (6 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre

First Aid Training Programs

  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jun 11 to Jun 12 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607262
      Sat, Sun from Jun 11 to Jun 12 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Adult Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross May 26 to May 29 09:00 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (includes course materials and LSS candidate fee )

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.
      *Note* May 26th & May 27th, 2022 5:00-9:00pm
      May 28th & 29th, 2022 9:00-5:30pm
      603997
      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from May 26 to May 29 (4 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Jun 17 to Jun 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: minimum of 16 years of age, Standard First Aid with CPR Level C and Bronze Cross

      Pricing: $350

      Course Schedule: Friday June 17th 5-9pm, Saturday June 18th 9-5pm, Sunday June 19th 9-5pm, Friday June 24th 5-9pm, Saturday June 25th 9-5pm and Sunday June 26th 9-5pm
      The Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard certification builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge, fitness, judgment and values taught in the prerequisite Lifesaving Society lifesaving certifications.

      Recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada, National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard.

      The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies. The National Lifeguard certification prepares lifeguards to fulfill this role as professional facilitators of safe, enjoyable aquatics.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      603998
      Fri, Sat, Sun from Jun 17 to Jun 26 (6 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jun 11 to Jun 12 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607262
      Sat, Sun from Jun 11 to Jun 12 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training