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The Lifesaving Society, Canada’s Lifeguarding Experts, is a national charity working to prevent drowning and water-related injuries. Our programs – including National Lifeguard, Canada’s professional lifeguard standard – are offered by our affiliate members throughout Manitoba. Find a course below and contact the affiliate directly to register.

Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross

Lifesaving

You've learned to swim. Now you're ready to learn to survive and to save others. The Lifesaving Society's Canadian Lifesaving Program teaches self-rescue, first aid, and rescue skills to give rescuers confidence should an emergency arise. The Canadian Lifesaving Program: Skills that are good for life.

Learn About the Canadian Lifesaving Program

Lifesaving Fitness

October 16 to December 11 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
End Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 8 to March 12 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
End Date: Monday, March 12, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Junior Lifeguard Club

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Swim Patrol

October 16 to December 11 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
End Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 8 to March 12 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
End Date: Monday, March 12, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Bronze Star & CPR-A

Prerequisite: Ability to Swim

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

September 22 to November 24 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Start Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
End Date: Friday, November 24, 2017
Time: 6:30-8 PM
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

October 17 to December 12 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 9 to March 6 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Bronze Medallion & CPR-A

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

September 16 to September 24 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
End Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Full dates: September 16, 17, 23, 24.

September 17 to October 1 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
End Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time: Sundays 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

September 23 to December 16 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Start Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
End Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time: 2-4:30 PM
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Additional Notes:
No class November 11.

September 26 to November 2 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
End Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

October 15 to October 29 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
End Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

October 18 to December 13 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

November 5 to November 26 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017
End Date: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

November 7 to December 14 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
End Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

December 3 to December 17 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
End Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

January 2 to January 5 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
End Date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 10 to March 7 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Bronze Cross & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

September 16 to September 24 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
End Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Full Dates: September 16, 17, 23, 24.

September 17 to October 1 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
End Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

September 26 to November 2 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
End Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

October 15 to October 29 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
End Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

October 19 to December 14 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
End Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

November 5 to November 26 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017
End Date: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

November 7 to December 14 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
End Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

December 3 to December 17 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
End Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Time: Sundays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

January 2 to January 5 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
End Date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 11 to March 8 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
End Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross

27 September 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 27 September 2017
Time: Wednesday 12:00 - 4:00
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

18 October 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 18 October 2017
Time: Wednesday 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

14 November 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 14 November 2017
Time: Tuesday 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

21 December 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 21 December 2017
Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
For more information, call: 204-770-0063

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.


Bronze Medallion & CPR-A Review and Exam

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam

August 24 to August 25 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
End Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 4:30-7 PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
Price: $100.

National Lifeguard

Lifeguarding

As Canada's single professional lifeguard standard, National Lifeguard trains lifeguards to prevent and respond to emergency situations. National Lifeguards must have good physical fitness to meet the physical standards. They must also have superb first aid skills, learned in their Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care classes. National Lifeguard has prepared rescue-ready lifeguards in Canada for 50 years.

Learn About National Lifeguard

National Lifeguard – Pool

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care, 16-years-old by exam

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

National Lifeguard – Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16-years-old by exam

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

National Lifeguard – Pool, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16-years-old by exam

September 5 to November 7 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Tuesday, September 5th to November 7th and Wednesday, September 6 & 13

November 15 to December 6 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Wednesday: November 15 to December 6 and Saturday: November 18 to December 2.

January 2 to January 7 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
End Date: Sunday, January 7, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

January 13 to January 28 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
End Date: Sunday, January 28, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Full Dates: January 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28.

February 3 to March 11 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
End Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Full Dates: February 3, 10, 24 and March 3, 10, 11.

National Lifeguard – Pool Recertification

Prerequisite: National Lifeguard

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

27 September 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 27 September 2017
Time: 12-4
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

18 October 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 18 October 2017
Time: 12-4
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

14 November 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 14 November 2017
Time: 12-4
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

21 December 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 21 December 2017
Time: 9-1
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

National Lifeguard – Waterfront

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

First Aid and CPR

First Aid & CPR

The Lifesaving Society's First Aid & CPR programs are recognized by Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health for employment purposes. These certifications are valid for two years.

Learn About First Aid & CPR

Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Standard First Aid & CPR-C

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Leadership

The Lifesaving Society Leadership Programs prepare candidates to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society's programs. In Manitoba, we combine our Lifesaving Instructor course with the Swim for Life and First Aid Instructor certifications, so you become certified to teach and evaluate many of our programs through only one course!

Learn About Leadership Programs

First Aid Instructor

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Lifesaving Instructor with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, and 16-years-old by last class

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

August 28 to September 1 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
End Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

October 6 to October 15 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
End Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: Various Times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

December 23 to December 30 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017
End Date: Saturday, December 30, 2017
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Full Dates: December 23, 27-30.

January 8 to March 5 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
End Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Monday: January 8 to March 5 and Tuesday, January 16 & 23.

Lifesaving Instructor Recertification with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

08 September 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 08 September 2017
Time: 8-4
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

27 October 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 27 October 2017
Time: 9-5
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

23 November 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 23 November 2017
Time: 1-9
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

22 December 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 22 December 2017
Time: 1-9
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertificaiton

09 October 2017 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 09 October 2017
Time: 8:30-5:30
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

National Lifeguard & Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Instructor Trainer

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

National Lifeguard Instructor & Instructor Trainer Recertification

We aren't aware of any affiliates offering this course at the moment. Try contacting your local pool or visit the Aquatic Programmers tab above.

Aquatic Programmers

These are Lifesaving Society private affiliates who are able to set up courses based on interest. Check the other tabs also to see whether they have any specific courses set up. Please contact each aquatic programmer directly to inquire about any of the courses they offer.

Winnipeg First Aid (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • CPR - Levels A and C
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP) Recertification
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification
Contact Information: 204-272-8720 · firstaidwinnipeg.ca · info@firstaidcourses.ca

Mat and Jess' Lifesaving Courses (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-471-6930 · matjesslifesaving@gmail.com

Camp Arnes (Arnes, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C
  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-642-7618 · www.camparnes.com/trainingandeducation/ · ahicks@camparnes.com

Maziar Fazel Darbandi (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-330-2973 · mfdarbandi64@gmail.com

Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C
  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Distinction
  • Lifesaving Instructor (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • Lifesaving Instructor - Recertification (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • National Lifeguard Waterfront
  • Occupational Aquatic Safety Training
Contact Information: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Holly Malleck and Jason Deonaraine (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)
  • Distinction
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • Lifesaving Instructor (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • Lifesaving Instructor - Recertification (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-998-2301 · cpr.lifesaving.courses@gmail.com

Can't find the course you're looking for? Contact your local swimming pool, recreation department, or click the Aquatic Programmers tab.