A Lifesaving Society Program
Swim Instructor
This course prepares candidates to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Candidates participate in both classroom and water sessions developing skills in the areas of class management, teaching methods, evaluation, leadership, communication and administration. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life program.
Lifesaving Instructor & Emergency First Aid Instructor
This course prepares candidates to teach and evaluate all items in the Canadian Swim Patrol Program, Bronze Star, Basic & Emergency First Aid and CPR-A, -B, -C. It also allows instructors to teach and evaluate some items in the Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Distinction programs.
As Lifesaving Society Swim for Life, Swim Patrol, Bronze Medal and First Aid award guides and resources are required for use in the Combined Instructor Course, the books, strokes and skills USBs, and Bronze Medal CDs have been included in the course cost and will be issued to each candidate at the first class. A whistle will also be provided to each candidate.
Prerequisites: 16 years of age AND Bronze Cross or higher
Required Materials: The Canadian Lifesaving Manual)
100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course.
Course Cost: $600 incl. HST


Course Dates


Activity #


August 27th - 31st

Monday – Friday 9 am - 6 pm



January 2nd - 6th

Wednesday - Sunday 9 am - 6pm



March 11th -15th

Monday – Friday 9 am - 6 pm



August 26th - 30th

Monday – Friday 9 am - 6 pm