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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/

Friday, September 20, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Time: Fridays 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Register at ywinnipeg.ca or 204-668-8140

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online 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/

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 to Thursday, August 22, 2019 - Aqua Essence (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-275-2782 · www.aquaessence.ca · office@aquaessence.ca

There is pre-course work for this course.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - Elmwood-Kildonan YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Time: Saturdays 2:00 - 4:30 PM
Contact: 204-668-8140 · www.ywinnipeg.ca

Register at ywinnipeg.ca or 204-668-8140.

Saturday, September 28, 2019 to Saturday, November 9, 2019 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Time: 8 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Time: 5:30-8:00 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Resident Fee: $148.00. Non Resident Fee: $178.00.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Time: 9:45-12:15 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Resident Fee: $148.00. Non Resident Fee: $178.00.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Saturdays 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Sunday, October 6, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

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

Sundays - OCtober 6, 20, 27

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

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

Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid & CPR-A

Prerequisite: 13-years-old or Bronze Star

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

Bronze Cross & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

Bronze Cross & CPR-C Recertification

Distinction

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.


Bronze Medallion & CPR-A Review and Exam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 50 years. Learn More

National Lifeguard Pool

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid 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/

Saturday, August 24, 2019 to Sunday, September 1, 2019 - Noventis Aquatic Centre (Arborg, MB)

Time: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Please Email · tom.abprc@mymts.net

Contact Tom Chawaliboga tom.abprc@mymts.net for further details.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 to Saturday, September 21, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Sat 9 AM - 6 PM, Tues/Thurs 5 - 10 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Sunday, September 29, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Time: 12-4:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Sunday, September 29, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Sundays 9 AM - 1:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Friday, October 4, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

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

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

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

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

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

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

National Lifeguard Pool, Standard First Aid & CPR-C

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

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

National Lifeguard Pool Recertification

Courses Available - City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg offers this course on an ongoing basis.

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca/

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 to Thursday, October 3, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Time: 4-8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

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

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - Steinbach Aquatic Centre (Steinbach, MB)

Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Contact: 204-346-6207 · www.steinbach.ca · aquaticcentre@steinbach.ca

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

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

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Saturday, November 2, 2019 to Monday, December 2, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - Bonivital Pool

Time: 4-8 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

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

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Time: 5 - 9 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

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

Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 311 or Leisure Online.

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

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

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

Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

National Lifeguard Waterfront

Friday, September 6, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

Contact: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

To be done at Camp Arnes Waterfront. Administration for this course is through Proficient Training, not Camp Arnes. Friday 6:00-9:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 10:00-6:00.


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

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.

Standard First Aid & CPR-C

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Standard First Aid & CPR-C Recertification

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - Eric Chen (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: 431-373-5003 · erictrexy@gmail.com

Contact Eric for full details.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - Eric Chen (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: 431-373-5003 · erictrexy@gmail.com

Contact Eric for full details.

CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)

Sorry, no courses found. Try contacting your local pool.


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 become certified 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, 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/

Sunday, August 25, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Sun - Thurs 9 AM - 5:30 PM, Fri 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register at 311 or Leisure Online www.leisureonline.ca/

Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019 - Rady JCC (Winnipeg, MB)

Time: Monday to Thursday 12:30 - 9:30 PM, Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Contact: 204-477-7535 · www.radyjcc.com

Sunday, September 8, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Sun 9 AM - 6 PM, Mon/Wed 5 - 10 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

Register with 911 or Leisure Online www.leisureonline.ca/

Sunday, September 29, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019 - City of Winnipeg - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

Time: Sundays 2:00 - 6:30 PM
Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

Friday, October 11, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019 - Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

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.

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

Contact: 311 · www.leisureonline.ca

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

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

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

First Aid Instructor Recertification

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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Aquatic Programmers

These are Lifesaving Society private affiliates who are able to set up courses based on interest. Check the other tabs also to see whether they have any specific courses set up. Please contact each aquatic programmer directly to inquire about any of the courses they offer.

Camp Arnes (Arnes, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C
  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-642-7618 · www.camparnes.com/trainingandeducation/ · ahicks@camparnes.com

Maziar Fazel Darbandi (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-330-2973 · mfdarbandi64@gmail.com

Holly Malleck and Jason Deonaraine (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (HCP)
  • Distinction
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • Lifesaving Instructor (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • Lifesaving Instructor - Recertification (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-998-2301 · cpr.lifesaving.courses@gmail.com

Brian Derkach, Proficient Training (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Aquatic Emergency Care & CPR-C
  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Distinction
  • Lifesaving Instructor (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • Lifesaving Instructor - Recertification (with First Aid & Swim for Life Instructor)
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • National Lifeguard Waterfront
  • Occupational Aquatic Safety Training
Contact Information: Please email or visit website. · www.proficient-training.com · brianderkach@shaw.ca

Mat and Jess' Lifesaving Courses (Winnipeg, MB)

This affiliate offers the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross & CPR-C
  • Bronze Medallion & CPR-A
  • Bronze Star & CPR-A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR-A
  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • National Lifeguard Pool - Recertification
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
Contact Information: 204-471-6930 · matjesslifesaving@gmail.com

Can't find the course you're looking for? Contact your local swimming pool, recreation department, or click the Aquatic Programmers tab.