National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

Run by Hamilton Culture and Recreation


Ages
16+ yrs
Sessions offered between
-
Price
See Below




Tagged in: Academics, Water Sports, Fitness

Prerequisite: 16 years old, Bronze Cross and Standard
First Aid with CPR-C (need not be current).
Format: Pool, Lecture and Practical Exam
Course Manual: Alert Manual (included in fee)
National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.
Note: Pocket masks are required for all advanced aquatic courses. One can be purchased at any Recreation Centre. Pocket masks must be purchased prior to the start of the first class.
100% attendance and participation is required to complete any Aquatic Leadership Program.
Refunds will only be issues if a request is received 5 business days prior to the start of the first day of the course. After that time and up to the start of the first class a prorated refund will be received deducting one class and requires approval. No refunds will be issues once the course begins. Course material and Lifesaving Society Exam Fees are non-refundable.



Location and Program Information

Map to Bennetto Community Centre

Where: Bennetto Community Centre
450 Hughson St N, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 4N5

Map to Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre

Where: Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth St. North, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 2E1

Map to Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre

Where: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre
60 Albright Rd, Hamilton, Ontario, L8K 5J3

Map to Sir Winston Churchill Recreation Centre

Where: Sir Winston Churchill Recreation Centre
1715 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario, L8H 1E3


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