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September 12 - October 17, 2022

National Lifeguard Pool (NL)

Pan Am Pool • 25 Poseidon Bay WinnipegMBCanada  R3M 3E4 Organized by City of Winnipeg
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Monday, October 17, 2022.

National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. This training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgement, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard’s role. It 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 meter sprint challenge, 50 meter rescue drill and 400 meter endurance challenge. Program includes classroom and water activities. 100 % attendance and participation are required.
Completion Criteria: • Attend and participate in 100% of the course. • Successfully demonstrate competency in required skills, activities and final evaluation.
Pre-Course Requirements: 15 years of age by first day of the course Bronze Cross or Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard Standard First Aid and CPR-C from one of the following agencies: - Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Lifesaving Society, Criti-Care, Safety Services Manitoba, or Heart Beat Inc. Manitoba.
Manuals required for the course (available at the pool): • Alert, Lifeguarding in Action - approximate cost $43.00 • National Lifeguard Award Guide - approximate cost $24.00 NLS Awards will be mailed to successful candidates by the Lifesaving Society. Certification of this award is for 2 years.
National Lifeguard awards are mailed to successful candidates by the Lifesaving Society.
Participants must give prerequisites to the instructor at the first class: 15 years of age by first day of the course Bronze Cross Award or Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard Award • Certification in Standard First Aid and CPR-C from one of the following agencies: - Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Lifesaving Society, Criti-Care, Safety Services Manitoba, or Heart Beat Inc. Manitoba.
Manuals required for the course (available at the pool): Alert, Lifeguarding in Action - approximate cost $43.00 National Lifeguard Award Guide - approximate cost $24.00 Program includes classroom and water activities - 100% attendance and participation are required * Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50-meter sprint challenge, 50-meter rescue drill and 400-meter endurance challenge.
The following items must be purchased in order to participate 1 CPR pocket mask with a 1-way valve 1 whistle (recommended Fox 40) 6 pairs of latex-free gloves 2 roller gauzes 5 triangular bandages 10 gauze pads 1 golf pencil 1 silver mylar blanket.

Secondary Category

Lifeguarding

Location

PAP - Poseidon Room - 3rd Floor at Pan Am Pool

Instructor

Brian Derkach

When

September 12 - October 17, 2022

5:30 PM to 9:45 PM

Monday

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Age and Gender

Ages 15-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Pan Am Pool

25 Poseidon Bay WinnipegMBCanada  R3M 3E4

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