How to become a lifeguard

To register for Lifesaving society courses please contact our welcome desk at 902-867-2181.
QUESTIONS?  email aquatics@stfx.ca or call 902-867-2182

BRONZE STAR

Registration Deadline:  September 7th, 2018

Dates: Begins Sept 8, 2018
Course dates: September 8, 9
Times:  Saturday, 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am - 2pm (times may vary)

Fee: $120.00 + tax     (no refunds)
Registration:  Welcome Desk located at Alumni Aquatic Centre

Prerequisite: 100% attendance, no prereqisites

BRONZE MEDALLION

Registration Deadline: October 25, 2018

Dates: Begins October 27, 2018
Course dates & Times:  October 27 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, October 28 - Sunday 9am - 5pm, November 4 - Sunday 9am -1pm

Fee: $180.00 + tax     (no refunds)
Registration:  Welcome Desk located at Alumni Aquatic Centre

Prerequisite: Age 13 minimum or Bronze Star

BRONZE CROSS

Registration Deadline:  January 10th, 2019

Dates:  Begins January 12, 2019
Course dates & Times:  January 12 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, January 13 - Sunday 9am - 5pm, January 19 - Saturday 9am - 1pm

Registration:  Welcome Desk located at Alumni Aquatic Centre
Fee: $180.00 + tax  without book, $150* + tax with book  no refunds)

Prerequisite: * book is mandatory for course, Bronze Medallion  (Certifications must be current)

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD SERVICE (NLS)

the only national recognized lifeguard training program, essential for the lifesaver who wishes to work at a facility as a lifeguard.  This course deals with the principles of lifeguarding, teamwork, communication, and emergency procedures.

Registration Deadline:  April 10, 2019

Course Details: begins April 12, 2019
class times: 
April 12th 5pm-9pm, April 13th 9am-5pm,
April 20th 9am-5pm, April 21st  9am-5pm
April  26th 5pm-9pm, April 27th 9am-5pm,
May 3rd  5pm-9pm, May 4th 9am - 5pm 
 
Includes:  Standard first aid and CPR/AED

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross, and 16+ years of age
Fee: 
$300.00 plus applicable taxes
 
Registration: at Welcome Desk

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD SERVICE (NLS)- Recertification

Session 1:  February 24th, 2019
Time:
 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (plus examination) 
Registration: at Welcome Desk

Prerequisite: NLS award, SFA
Fee: $140.00 plus applicable taxes