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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/

11 May 2021 to 8 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 to Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 - 8PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 May 2021 to 10 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Dates: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 to Thursday, June 10, 2021
Time: Tuesadys and Thursdays 5:30 - 8PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

15 May 2021 to 12 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Saturday, May 15, 2021 to Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 2 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 May 2021 to 13 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Sunday, May 16, 2021 to Sunday, June 13, 2021
Time: 1:30 - 7PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
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Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

20 May 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

25 June 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
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

19 June 2021 to 20 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, June 19, 2021 to Sunday, June 20, 2021
Time: 12 - 4PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam

4 May 2021 to 6 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Margaret Grant Pool

Dates: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 to Thursday, May 6, 2021
Time: May 4: 5:30 - 7:30PM, May 5 & 6: 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

19 June 2021 to 20 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, June 19, 2021 to Sunday, June 20, 2021
Time: 12 - 4PM
Contact: 311 · 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/

26 April 2021 to 11 April 2021 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Dates: Monday, April 26, 2021 to Sunday, April 11, 2021
Time: 8AM - 5PM each day
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

12 June 2021 to 27 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Dates: Saturday, June 12, 2021 to Sunday, June 27, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 6PM (June 27 9AM - 1PM)
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

June 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

18 June 2021 to 27 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Friday, June 18, 2021 to Sunday, June 27, 2021
Time: Fridays & Mondays 5 - 9:15PM; Saturdays & Sundays 9AM - 5PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

June 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27

28 June 2021 to 2 July 2021 - Arborg Bifrost Parks and Recreation (Arborg, MB)

Dates: Monday, June 28, 2021 to Friday, July 2, 2021
Time: 8:30AM - 5:30PM each day
Contact: Email · tom.abprc@mymts.net

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/

2 May 2021 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Time: 9AM - 2PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

17 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Time: 5 - 9PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time: 4:30 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

19 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Time: 5 - 9PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

7 June 2021 - Arborg Bifrost Parks and Recreation (Arborg, MB)

Date: Monday, June 7, 2021
Time: 1 - 5PM
Contact: Email · tom.abprc@mymts.net

16 June 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Time: 5 - 9PM
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-C Recertification

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Emergency First Aid & CPR-C

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Emergency First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

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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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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

21 May 2021 to 23 May 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Friday, May 21, 2021 to Sunday, May 23, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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/

21 May 2021 to 30 May 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Friday, May 21, 2021 to Sunday, May 30, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Course dates: May 21, 22, 23, 24, 30 2021. Contact Proficient Training for exact locations and 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/

24 April 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

22 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Saturday, May 22, 2021
Time: 12:30 - 8PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

28 May 2021 to 28 April 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Friday, May 28, 2021 to Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

29 May 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Time: 8AM - 5PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

26 June 2021 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: Contact Proficient Training for times
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertification

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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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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.