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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

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

17 November 2019 to 1 December 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Sunday, November 17, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Sundays: November 17, 24, December 1

22 November 2019 to 24 November 2019 - Camp Arnes (Arnes, MB)

Dates: Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
Time: Contact Camp Arnes
Contact: 204-642-7618 · www.camparnes.com/trainingandeducation/ · ahicks@camparnes.com

For more details visit: https:www.camparnes.com/upcoming-training-courses/

4 January 2020 to 1 February 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, January 4, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

7 January 2020 to 6 February 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 to Thursday, February 6, 2020
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

19 October 2019 to 20 October 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, October 19, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

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

7 December 2019 to 8 December 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, December 7, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

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

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/

9 November 2019 to 14 December 2019 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Dates: Saturday, November 9, 2019 to Saturday, December 14, 2019
Time: 8 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

9 November 2019 to 7 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, November 9, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 November 2019 to 1 December 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Sunday, November 17, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Sundays: November 17, 24, December 1

8 February 2020 to 7 March 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, February 8, 2020 to Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 February 2020 to 12 March 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 to Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

16 November 2019 to 17 November 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, November 16, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

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

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

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

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross
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Bronze Medallion & CPR-A Review and Exam

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

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

14 December 2019 to 15 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
Time: Noon - 4 PM Each Day
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register through 311 or with Leisure Online www.leisureonline.ca/

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam

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

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

14 December 2019 to 15 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
Time: Noon - 4 PM Each Day
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register through 311 or Leisure Online www.leisureonline.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 (Click Here for Important Info) 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/

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

Dates: Friday, November 15, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019
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

21 December 2019 to 29 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Dates: Saturday, December 21, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019
Time: Dec 21, 22, 23, 27 & 28 8 AM - 5 PM; Dec 29 8 AM - Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

National Lifeguard Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C

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

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

17 October 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

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

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

2 November 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
Time: 4-8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Resident Fee: $62.00. Non Resident Fee: $75.00.

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

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

21 November 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

7 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

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

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Friday, December 20, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

7 March 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 9 AM - 1 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

Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C

14 December 2019 to 15 December 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, December 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

25 October 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

22 November 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

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 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/

13 December 2019 to 22 December 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Friday, December 13, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Fridays 5-9 PM. Saturdays 9-6 PM. Sundays 9-6 PM.

15 February 2020 to 1 March 2020 - Camp Arnes (Arnes, MB)

Dates: Saturday, February 15, 2020 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
Time: Contact Camp Arnes
Contact: 204-642-7618 · www.camparnes.com/trainingandeducation/ · ahicks@camparnes.com

For more details visit: https:www.camparnes.com/upcoming-training-courses/

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

Dates: Monday, February 17, 2020 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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/

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

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

17 November 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Time: 9AM - 5PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

18 December 2019 - Benchmark Swim Academy (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time: Wednesday Noon - 8:00 PM
Contact: 204-898-5122 · www.benchmarkswimminglessons.com · benchmarkswimming@gmail.com

Course will be run at Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex. For more information, contact 204-898-5122 or benchmarkswimming@gmail.com

19 December 2019 - Benchmark Swim Academy (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Contact: 204-898-5122 · www.benchmarkswimminglessons.com · benchmarkswimming@gmail.com

Course will be run at Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool. For more information, contact 204-898-5122 or benchmarkswimming@gmail.com

First Aid Instructor Recertification

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

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Time: 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time: 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

National Lifeguard & Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor

26 October 2019 to 3 November 2019 - Lifesaving Society - Manitoba Branch

Dates: Saturday, October 26, 2019 to Sunday, November 3, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 204-956-2124 · www.lifesaving.mb.ca · kplett@lifesaving.mb.ca

Course Dates: October 26, 27, November 2, 3. Contact Kathy at 204-956-2121 ext 2 for more information.

Instructor Trainer

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National Lifeguard Instructor & 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.