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The Lifesaving Society is Canada’s lifeguarding expert. We are a national charitable organization working to prevent drowning and water-related injuries. Our programs – including National Lifeguard, the professional lifeguard standard – are offered by our affiliate members throughout Manitoba. To register for a course, please contact the affiliate directly.

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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 More

Bronze Star & CPR-A

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

Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

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Bronze Cross & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

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Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross

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Bronze Medallion & CPR-A Review and Exam

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam


National Lifeguard

Lifeguarding

As Canada's 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 More

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/

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. Vital Outdoor Pool

Time: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Monday, August 12, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8 AM - 5:45 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

Friday, October 4, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: Fridays - 5 PM - 9 PM, Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Fridays & Saturdays

Friday, November 15, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: Fridays - 5 PM - 9 PM, Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Fridays & Saturdays

National Lifeguard Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C

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

Friday, August 9, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Time: 10 AM - 6:30 PM
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Friday, Saturday, Sunday each weekend

National Lifeguard Pool, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

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

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National Lifeguard Pool Recertification

National Lifeguard Waterfront

Friday, September 6, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

To be done at Camp Arnes Waterfront. Administration for this course is through Proficient Training, not Camp Arnes. Friday 6:00-9:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 10:00-6:00.


First Aid and CPR

First Aid & CPR

The Lifesaving Society's First Aid & CPR programs are recognized by Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health. Emergency First Aid and Standard First Aid certifications are valid for three years. Aquatic Emergency Care is valid for two years. Learn More

Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

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CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)

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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 More

First Aid Instructor

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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/

Friday, October 11, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: Various times on weekends
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Contact Proficient Training for exact dates & times.

Monday, February 17, 2020 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: Various times on weekends
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Contact Proficient Training for exact dates & times

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/

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 1:30 - 9:30PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Location: Birds Hill Park

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertification

National Lifeguard & Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor

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Instructor Trainer

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National Lifeguard Instructor & Instructor Trainer Recertification

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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

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

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

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