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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/

1 February 2022 to 1 March 2022 - Downtown YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Dates: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 to Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Contact: 204-947-3044 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

13 February 2022 to 13 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, March 13, 2022
Time: 5 - 7 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/

29 January 2022 to 26 February 2022 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Dates: Saturday, January 29, 2022 to Saturday, February 26, 2022
Time: 2 - 5 pm
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

12 February 2022 to 19 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Saturday, February 12, 2022 to Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 February 2022 to 13 March 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 5 - 8:45 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/

22 January 2022 to 26 February 2022 - South YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Dates: Saturday, January 22, 2022 to Saturday, February 26, 2022
Time: 1:30 - 5 pm
Contact: 204-233-2476 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

10 February 2022 to 15 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Thursday, February 10, 2022 to Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Time: 5:30 - 8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

10 February 2022 to 17 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Dates: Thursday, February 10, 2022 to Thursday, March 17, 2022
Time: 4 - 8:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

12 February 2022 to 19 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Dates: Saturday, February 12, 2022 to Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 1:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 February 2022 to 20 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, March 20, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 1:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 February 2022 to 20 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, March 20, 2022
Time: 2:30 - 6:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 February 2022 to 13 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, March 13, 2022
Time: 4 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

14 February 2022 to 21 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Monday, February 14, 2022 to Monday, March 21, 2022
Time: 5 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

14 February 2022 to 21 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Monday, February 14, 2022 to Monday, March 21, 2022
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:45 - 8 PM, March 21: 5:30 - 8:30 PM
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

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Bronze Cross Review and Exam

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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 February 2022 to 10 April 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Sunday, February 27, 2022 to Sunday, April 10, 2022
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

28 February 2022 to 29 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Monday, February 28, 2022 to Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Time: Mondays & Tuesdays 5 - 9:45 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/

20 January 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Time: 1 - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

22 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

22 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

26 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Time: 8 AM - 12 Noon
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/

21 January 2022 to 30 January 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Friday, January 21, 2022 to Sunday, January 30, 2022
Time: January 21, 28: 5 - 9 PM, January 22, 23, 29, 30: 9 AM - 7PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

15 February 2022 to 6 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Dates: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 to Sunday, March 6, 2022
Time: February 15, 18, 22, 24, 25, March 4: 4:30 - 8:30PM; Feb 19: 9 AM - 6 PM; March 5: 10 AM - 5 PM; March 6: 10 AM - 3 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Course dates: February 15, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, March 4, 5, 6 2022

2 March 2022 to 23 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 to Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Time: Wednesdays 5 - 9:45 PM; Sundays 11:30 AM - 9:30 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/

19 January 2022 to 20 January 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time: 5:45 - 9:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

25 January 2022 to 1 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 to Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Time: 9 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

16 February 2022 to 17 February 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 to Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 5:45 - 9:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 March 2022 to 18 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Pan-Am Pool

Dates: Thursday, March 17, 2022 to Friday, March 18, 2022
Time: 5:45 - 9:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 March 2022 to 24 March 2022 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Thursday, March 17, 2022 to Thursday, March 24, 2022
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

First Aid Instructor Recertification

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National Lifeguard & Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor

22 January 2022 to 30 January 2022 - Lifesaving Society - Manitoba Branch

Dates: Saturday, January 22, 2022 to Sunday, January 30, 2022
Time: 8:30 AM -6:30 PM
Contact: 204-956-2124 · www.lifesaving.mb.ca · kplett@lifesaving.mb.ca

Course dates January 22, 23, 29, 30 2022. Last date for registration: Monday January 10, 2022. Register online at: https://lifeguardshop.ca/products/national-lifeguard-instructor-course

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.