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Lifesaving Courses

Advanced lifesaving courses are taught at various times throughout the year.

Courses include:

  • Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
View the Lesson Schedule.

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Want to become a Lifeguard?

Sign up for these Lifesaving Society Courses:

Bronze Medallion  ►  Bronze Cross  ►  National Lifeguard
(Must be 13 years old or completed Bronze Star)
  (Must have completed Bronze Medallion)   (Must be 16 years old, completed Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid)

National Lifeguard Course Information

Fitness skills - Candidates must be able to do the following by the end of the course:
  • 20lb brick retrieval
  • 15 meter underwater swim
  • 50 meter swim in 60 second or less
  • 400 meter swim in 10 minutes or less
Prerequisites - Candidate must be 16 years of age before the exam date, have successfully completed Bronze Cross as well as Standard First Aid CPR C which must be from either Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross, or Canadian Ski Patrol.


Want to become an Instructor?

Sign up for these Lifesaving Society & Red Cross Courses:

Bronze Medallion  ►  Bronze Cross  ►  Water Safety Instructor
(Must be 13 years old or completed Bronze Star)
  (Must have completed Bronze Medallion)   (Must be 15 years old, completed Bronze Cross)

Water Safety Instructor Course Information

Prerequisites - Must be 15 years or older, able to swim at a swim kids 10 level and successfully completed Bronze Cross (AWSI is no longer required).
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Contact Us

Phone
705-759-5419

Email
johnrhodespool@cityssm.on.ca

Fax
705-541-7025

TTY
1-877-688-5528

Location
260 Elizabeth Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 6J3

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