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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/

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/

5 October 2021 to 9 November 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 to Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time: 6 - 9 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/

16 November 2021 to 16 December 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 to Thursday, December 16, 2021
Time: tuesdays & thursdays 5:30 - 8:45pm
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross
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Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star
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Bronze Cross & Standard First Aid

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
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Bronze Medallion Review and Exam

18 December 2021 to 19 December 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, December 18, 2021 to Sunday, December 19, 2021
Time: 12 - 4PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross Review and Exam

26 September 2021 - University of Manitoba - Joyce Fromson Pool (Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Time: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 204-474-6508 · www.miniu.ca

Please contact the pool for further details and to register.

18 December 2021 to 19 December 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, December 18, 2021 to Sunday, December 19, 2021
Time: 12 - 4 pm
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross Recertification

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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/

27 December 2021 to 2 January 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Monday, December 27, 2021 to Sunday, January 2, 2022
Time: Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM, Friday & Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

National Lifeguard Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 15-years-old
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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 October 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Time: 4:30 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

10 December 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021
Time: 4:30 - 9 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

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Emergency First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

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CPR-C Recertification

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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

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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/

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/

16 October 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Time: 9AM - 5PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

11 December 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 5 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.