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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.


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

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

4 July 2022 to 8 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 4, 2022 to Friday, July 8, 2022
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

2 August 2022 to 5 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to Friday, August 5, 2022
Time: Noon - 2:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Medallion

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/

13 June 2022 to 23 June 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Monday, June 13, 2022 to Thursday, June 23, 2022
Time: Mondays to Thursdays; June 13 - 22 4:30 - 6:45 PM; June 23 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 July 2022 to 21 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 to Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 July 2022 to 15 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 11, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

25 July 2022 to 29 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 25, 2022 to Friday, July 29, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

26 July 2022 to 11 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 to Thursday, August 11, 2022
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

2 August 2022 to 5 August 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Dates: Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to Friday, August 5, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:30 PM (Tuesday - Friday)
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

15 August 2022 to 19 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 to Friday, August 19, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 August 2022 to 1 September 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to Thursday, September 1, 2022
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

5 June 2022 to 19 June 2022 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Sunday, June 5, 2022 to Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 4:15 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

13 June 2022 to 23 June 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Monday, June 13, 2022 to Thursday, June 23, 2022
Time: Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 7::30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 July 2022 to 28 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 to Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 July 2022 to 22 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 18, 2022 to Friday, July 22, 2022
Time: Noon - 5:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

2 August 2022 to 25 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to Thursday, August 25, 2022
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

8 August 2022 to 12 August 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Dates: Monday, August 8, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:30 PM (Monday - Friday)
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

8 August 2022 to 12 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 8, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: Noon - 5:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

22 August 2022 to 26 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 22, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022
Time: Noon - 5:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross

29 August 2022 to 2 September 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 29, 2022 to Friday, September 2, 2022
Time: Noon - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca


Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

4 June 2022 to 12 June 2022 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, June 4, 2022 to Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: June 4: 1 - 4 PM; June 5&12: 9AM - 4:15PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

Note: there is pre-course work for this course.

Bronze Cross & Standard First Aid

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
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Bronze Medallion Review and Exam

18 June 2022 to 19 June 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, June 18, 2022 to Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross Review and Exam

18 June 2022 to 19 June 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, June 18, 2022 to Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross Recertification

12 June 2022 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

Cost: $90 plus GST Registration: www.aquaessence.ca Info: Courses@aquaessence.ca

21 June 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

12 August 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: Noon - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca


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 over 50 years. Learn More

National Lifeguard Pool

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C* or Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C, 15-years-old

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

16 June 2022 to 30 June 2022 - Arborg Bifrost Parks and Recreation (Arborg, MB)

Dates: Thursday, June 16, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time: Variable
Contact: Email · tom.abprc@mymts.net

Course runs June 16, 17, 18, 19 & 30. Please contact Recreation Office for information or to register: 204-376-5576 or tom.abprc@mymts.net

4 July 2022 to 11 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 4, 2022 to Monday, July 11, 2022
Time: July 4 - 8 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; July 11 8:00 AM - Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

9 July 2022 to 30 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, July 9, 2022 to Saturday, July 30, 2022
Time: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 July 2022 to 15 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Monday, July 11, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 July 2022 to 16 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 11, 2022 to Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time: July 11 - 15 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; July 16 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 July 2022 to 25 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, July 18, 2022 to Monday, July 25, 2022
Time: July 18 - 22 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; July 25 8:00 AM - Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

8 August 2022 to 12 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Monday, August 8, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 August 2022 to 26 August 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

15 August 2022 to 22 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 to Monday, August 22, 2022
Time: August 15 - 19 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; August 22 8:00 AM - Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

29 August 2022 to 3 September 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 29, 2022 to Saturday, September 3, 2022
Time: August 29 - September 2 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; September 3 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

National Lifeguard Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 15-years-old

20 June 2022 to 30 June 2022 - Downtown YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Dates: Monday, June 20, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Contact: 204-947-3044 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Register at: https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/ywinnipeg/activity/search/detail/31279?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true

National Lifeguard Pool, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 15-years-old
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National Lifeguard Pool Recertification

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

29 May 2022 - Downtown YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-947-3044 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Register at: https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/ywinnipeg/activity/search/detail/31377?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true

29 May 2022 - Dauphin Kinsmen Aquatic Centre (Dauphin, MB)

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: 204-622-3114

Contact aqua@dauphinrec.com or go to https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/dauphinrecreation/activity/search/detail/168?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true

31 May 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Time: 12 NOON - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 June 2022 - Arborg Bifrost Parks and Recreation (Arborg, MB)

Date: Monday, June 13, 2022
Contact: Email · tom.abprc@mymts.net

Please contact Recreation Office for information or to register: 204-376-5576 or tom.abprc@mymts.net

19 June 2022 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Date: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

5 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Time: 5:30 - 9:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

21 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

23 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

National Lifeguard Waterfront

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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

CPR-C

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CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)

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Emergency First Aid & CPR-C

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C

  • Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

Emergency First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

  • Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

CPR-C Recertification

  • Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

Boat Operator Accredited Training

The Lifesaving Society is accredited by Transport Canada to deliver boating safety courses and administer tests for the issuance of Pleasure Craft Operator Cards, including replacement cards, under the Competency of Operators or Pleasure Craft Regulations. We offer both the full course, which includes writing the exam, and the option to challenge the exam. Learn More

Pleasure Craft Operator (PCO) Card Exam

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Boat Operator Accredited Training Course & Exam

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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 learn 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 (Click Here for Important Info), 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/

27 June 2022 to 7 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Monday, June 27, 2022 to Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays Noon - 8:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 July 2022 to 22 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Monday, July 18, 2022 to Friday, July 22, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

6 August 2022 to 27 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, August 6, 2022 to Saturday, August 27, 2022
Time: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

8 August 2022 to 12 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 8, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 August 2022 to 19 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 to Friday, August 19, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

29 August 2022 to 2 September 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, August 29, 2022 to Friday, September 2, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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/

25 May 2022 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

29 May 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

30 June 2022 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

20 July 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 August 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertification

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National Lifeguard & Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor

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Trainer Course

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National Lifeguard Instructor & Trainer Recertification

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


* Important Note about the Standard First Aid Prerequisite: The required Standard First Aid must be listed in the Manitoba Public Health Act P210: Swimming Pools and Other Water Recreational Facilities Regulation M.R. 68/2015: Lifesaving Standard First Aid, Lifesaving Aquatic Emergency Care, Red Cross Standard First Aid, St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid, Criti-Care Standard First Aid, Safety Services Manitoba Standard First Aid, or Heart Beat Inc. Manitoba Standard First Aid.