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BRONZE STAR

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 905-339-3000 TO FIND OUT AVAILABILITY OF COURSES BEING OFFERED.

Bronze Star is excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and in partners. Candidates learn CPR and develop the lifesaving skills needed to be their own lifeguard. Includes a timed 400 m swim.

Prerequisite: None (Swim Patrol experience recommended.)

Evaluation & certification: Current Lifesaving Instructors evaluate all items and certify candidates. The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be “current” for 24 months from the certification date.

Candidate recognition: Bronze Star medal, Bronze Star Award crest, certification card.

Upcoming Bronze Star

Next Course : TBD

BRONZE MEDALLION & BRONZE CROSS

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 905-339-3000 TO FIND OUT AVAILABILITY OF COURSES BEING OFFERED.

Bronze Medallion you must be 13 years of age OR have Bronze Star.

Bronze Cross you must have Bronze Medallion.

Some classroom work and pool practice every day for both courses.

Are you interested in becoming a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor? These are the first 2 steps.

We HIRE many staff from within our Bronze Cross courses as assistants in our facility.

Upcoming Programs & Dates

Bronze Medallion

Upcoming Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid

Bronze Medallion + Emergency First Aid Crash Course
Instructor: Simon P.
Date: October 11-14 2019
Times: Friday October 11 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday October 12 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday October 13 10:00am-6:30pm
Monday October 14 10:00am-3:00 pm
Price: $210 + HST
Required reference material: Canadian Lifesaving Manual. Not included in price but can be purchased at OSA
Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star certification (need not be current).

Upcoming Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid

Bronze Medallion + Emergency First Aid Crash Course
Instructor: Simon P.
Date: February 14-17 2020
Times: Friday February 14 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday February 15 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday February 16 10:00am-6:30pm
Monday February 17 10:00am-3:00 pm
Price: $210 + HST
Required reference material: Canadian Lifesaving Manual. Not included in price but can be purchased at OSA
Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star certification (need not be current).

Bronze Cross

Upcoming Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid

Bronze Cross + Standard First Aid Crash Course
Instructor: Simon P.
Date: December 30 2019-January 3 2020
Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday – No class

Price: $230 + HST
Required reference material: Canadian Lifesaving Manual and Canadian First Aid Manual. Not included in price but can be purchased at OSA
Prerequisite: Must have Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid.

LIFE SAVING SOCIETY SWIM INSTRUCTORS

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 905-339-3000 TO FIND OUT AVAILABILITY OF COURSES BEING OFFERED.

The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate the swimming strokes and related skills found in the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, planning skills, and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques.

LSS Assistant Instructors Prerequisites: 14 years of age by the end of the course; Bronze Cross or higher certification (need not be current).

LSS Instructors Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the end of the course; Bronze Cross certification (need not be current).

We HIRE many staff from within our Assistant and Swim Instructors courses as instructors in our facility.

Upcoming LSS Assistant Swim Instructors Courses

Assitant LSS Swim Instructors

Next Course to be listed soon

Upcoming LSS Swim Instructors Courses

Courses to be listed soon.
Plan is to have one held over Christmas/New Years School Break.
Will update as soon as we know pool availability