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Bronze Star

Plus Basic First Aid With CPR-A

Lifesaving SocietyBronze Star is the pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and is strongly recommended as preparation for success in the Bronze Program. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in partners.

Pre-requisite: 11 years of age

Bronze Medallion

Plus Emergency First Aid With C-B

Bronze Medallion develops physical fitness, decision-making and judgment skills in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Lifesavers demonstrate stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for all advanced lifesaving awards. Must be able to complete a 500m timed swim.

Pre-requisite: Bronze Star or minimum 13 years of age by the last day of the course.

Included in your registration is the Canadian Lifesaving Manual, as well as certification fees for Medallion and Emergency First Aid 

Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, and use of special equipment. Candidates must be able to complete a 600m timed swim.

Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion , and Emergency First Aid with CPR-B.  Award does not need to be current.

Required: Canadian Lifesaving Manual $50 if you didn’t get it when you did your Bronze Medallion course (elsewhere).

Please Note:

  • Original pre-requisite certifications must be presented at the start of each course.
  • Bronze courses are based on continuous evaluation. Unsuccessful candidates are required to retake the full course.
  • We do not offer the Standard First Aid with CPR-C course, which is a pre-requisite for the National Lifeguard Service certification.
  • Attendance is 100% mandatory for all Leadership Courses


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