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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/

30 September 2020 to 9 December 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 to Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Time: 5 - 7:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 January 2021 to 9 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 to Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 5:30 - 8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

5 January 2021 to 9 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 to Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 5:15 - 7:45 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

9 January 2021 to 6 February 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, February 6, 2021
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

9 January 2021 to 13 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM - 12 NOON
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/

7 January 2021 to 11 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Seven Oaks Pool

Dates: Thursday, January 7, 2021 to Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 5:30 - 8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

8 January 2021 to 12 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Dates: Friday, January 8, 2021 to Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 5:30 - 8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 February 2021 to 13 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Dates: Saturday, February 13, 2021 to Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
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Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

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Distinction

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

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Bronze Cross & CPR-C Review and Exam

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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 (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/

19 December 2020 to 27 December 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Dates: Saturday, December 19, 2020 to Sunday, December 27, 2020
Time: December 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26: 8 AM - 5 PM; December 27 8 AM - 12 Noon
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

3 October 2020 to 28 November 2020 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, October 3, 2020 to Saturday, November 28, 2020
Time: 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

19 December 2020 to 28 December 2020 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Saturday, December 19, 2020 to Monday, December 28, 2020
Time: 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Dates: December 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27

National Lifeguard Pool Recertification

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

19 November 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 December 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

17 January 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021
Time: 1 - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

21 January 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 February 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

21 February 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Time: 1 - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

18 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

21 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021
Time: 1 - 5 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-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

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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/

6 October 2020 to 12 November 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Elmwood Kildonans Pool

Dates: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 to Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Tuesdays & Thursdays each week

24 December 2020 to 3 January 2021 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Dates: Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021
Time: 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Dates: December 24, 29, 30, 31, January 2, 3

9 January 2021 to 20 February 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Dates: Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, February 20, 2021
Time: January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13: 9 AM - 6 PM; February 20: 9 AM - 1 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/

17 October 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

14 November 2020 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

23 January 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

23 January 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

24 January 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Date: Sunday, January 24, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

13 March 2021 - City of Winnipeg - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex

Date: Saturday, March 13, 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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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.