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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

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.

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

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 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/

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/

May 28 to June 8 - Winkler Parks and Recreation (Winkler, MB)

Start Date: Monday, May 28, 2018
End Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Time: 4 PM - 6 PM
Contact: 204-325-8212 · aquatics@cityofwinkler.ca

July 2 to July 6 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 2, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 6, 2018
Time: 3 PM - 9 PM each day
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

July 2 to July 13 - Winkler Parks and Recreation (Winkler, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 2, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 8 AM - 10 AM
Contact: 204-325-8212 · aquatics@cityofwinkler.ca

July 3 to July 6 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 6, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

July 3 to July 13 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Start Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 9Am - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

July 3 to July 13 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Start Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

July 3 to July 15 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
End Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

July 30 to August 10 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 30, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 10, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
No class August 6

August 13 to August 16 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
End Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

September 30 to December 9 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Start Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018
End Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Time: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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/

June 11 to June 22 - Winkler Parks and Recreation (Winkler, MB)

Start Date: Monday, June 11, 2018
End Date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Time: 4 PM - 7 PM
Contact: 204-325-8212 · aquatics@cityofwinkler.ca

July 9 to July 13 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 3 PM - 9 PM each day
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

July 16 to July 26 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 16, 2018
End Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

July 16 to July 27 - Winkler Parks and Recreation (Winkler, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 16, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 27, 2018
Time: 8 AM - 11 AM
Contact: 204-325-8212 · aquatics@cityofwinkler.ca

July 30 to August 10 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Start Date: Monday, July 30, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 10, 2018
Time: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

August 13 to August 24 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
August 17 - course ends at 6 PM due to a Blue Bomber Game

October 6 to December 8 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Start Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018
End Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

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

July 6 to July 13 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Friday, July 6, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: Start Time 5:30PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
Course dates July 6 & 13

July 12 to July 13 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018
End Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

July 16 to July 23 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 16, 2018
End Date: Monday, July 23, 2018
Time: Start Time 10:30 AM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
Course dates July 16 & 23

August 8 to August 9 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
End Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam

June 15 to June 22 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
End Date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
Course dates: June 15 & 22

June 17 to June 24 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
End Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Additional Notes:
Course dates June 17 & 24

July 25 to July 26 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
End Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

August 23 to August 24 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Time: 4:30PM - 7:15PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

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/

July 13 to July 22 - Winkler Parks and Recreation (Winkler, MB)

Start Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
End Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time: Fridays: Noon to 7:30 PM; Saturdays & Sundays: 9 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 204-325-8212 · aquatics@cityofwinkler.ca

Additional Notes:
Course dates: July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22

October 1 to December 10 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Start Date: Monday, October 1, 2018
End Date: Monday, December 10, 2018
Time: 5PM - 9PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

06 October 2018 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Date: 06 October 2018
Time: 12 Noon - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Additional Notes:
Barcode 40216

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

May 30 to June 30 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
End Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Course Dates: May 30, June 3, 6, 9, 16, 23, 30

July 10 to July 17 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Course Dates: July 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17

July 24 to July 31 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Course Dates:July 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31

August 14 to August 21 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Additional Notes:
Course Dates: August 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21

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/

25 May 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: 25 May 2018
Time: 5 PM - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

26 May 2018 - Altona Aquatics Centre (Altona, MB)

Date: 26 May 2018
Time: 12 NOON - 4PM
Contact: 204-324-9005 · www.altona.ca

Additional Notes:
Register at the Altona Recreation Office: 204-324-9005, or at http://www.altona.ca/

30 May 2018 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 30 May 2018
Time: 12:00 - 4:00PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
You must bring a Fox 40 Whistle (or equivalent), first aid gloves and a mask. If you need to purchase them, they will be for sale. All participants must pay a public swim admission unless they have a pass.

03 June 2018 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Date: 03 June 2018
Time: 12 Noon - 5 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

09 June 2018 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: 09 June 2018
Time: 12 Noon - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 June 2018 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: 15 June 2018
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
You must bring a Fox 40 Whistle (or equivalent), first aid gloves and a mask. If you need to purchase them, they will be for sale. All participants must pay a public swim admission unless they have a pass.

19 June 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: 19 June 2018
Time: 5PM - 9PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

22 June 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: 22 June 2018
Time: 5 PM - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

26 July 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 5 PM - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

23 August 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: 23 August 2018
Time: 5 PM - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 September 2018 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Date: 15 September 2018
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Additional Notes:
Barcode 40223

14 October 2018 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Date: 14 October 2018
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

20 October 2018 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: 20 October 2018
Time: 12 Noon - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 December 2018 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Date: 16 December 2018
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Additional Notes:
Barcode 41149

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

June 9 to June 10 - Johnathan Kopchuk (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
End Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018
Time: 10 AM - 6:30 PM Both Days
Contact: 204-869-6372

Additional Notes:
Fee: $125/Candidate To Register: please call 204-869-6372 or email jbkopchuk@hotmail.com

June 16 to June 17 - Johnathan Kopchuk (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
End Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 10 AM - 6:30 PM Both Days
Contact: 204-869-6372

Additional Notes:
Fee: $125/Candidate To Register: please call 204-869-6372 or email jbkopchuk@hotmail.com

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 7 to August 11 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
End Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

August 27 to August 31 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, August 27, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

October 2 to November 8 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Start Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
End Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 5PM - 9PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Additional Notes:
Tuesday and Thursday evenings

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/

27 May 2018 - Swan Valley Credit Union Aquatic Centre (Swan River, MB)

Date: 27 May 2018
Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 204-734-4119 · decksup@townsr.ca

Additional Notes:
$170 plus taxes. You must bring a Fox 40 Classic Whistle with arm coil. If you need to purchase this you can buy them at the SVCU Aquatic Centre.

02 June 2018 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: 02 June 2018
Time: 8AM - 5PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

June 19 to June 20 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
2 days: 5:30-9:30 PM

July 9 to July 10 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Start Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Additional Notes:
2 Days: 8 AM - 12 PM.

14 July 2018 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: 14 July 2018
Time: 9 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 September 2018 - City of Winnipeg - North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Facility

Date: 16 September 2018
Time: 10 AM - 7 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Additional Notes:
Barcode 40224

21 October 2018 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: 21 October 2018
Time: 9 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertificaiton

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 & 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.

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

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

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

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

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