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Aquatic Amenity & Shallow Water Attendant

The Amenity Attendant Program will provide candidates with fundamentals of public relations, communication and observation skills to assist them in providing information and directing activities for amenities within aquatic and multipurpose facilities.

Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC)

Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR as well as skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting.

Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers that want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities.

Bronze Medallion

Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgement, knowledge, skill, and fitness.

Lifesaving Society Junior Lifeguard Club

The Lifesaving Society’s Junior Lifeguard Club accommodates people aged 8-15 years of different abilities. Youths are encouraged to develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership and teamwork.

Lifesaving Sport & Leadership

Age Group: youth

Lifesaving Sport and Leadership programs are a great way to keep teens and young adults involved in aquatics. Its unique qualities play to the interests of teens and pre-teens as they finish up their swimming lessons. It can encourage them to learn lifeguarding skills or appeal to their sense of competition.

National Lifeguard (NLS) - Pool Option

National Lifeguard (NLS) certification is recognized as the standard for lifeguards in Canada. NLS training develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles and decision making process to help lifeguards create a safe and enjoyable facility.

Red Cross Babysitting Course

Age Group: youth

You're 11-13 years old want to become a babysitter? This program will help prepare you for this important responsibility?

Red Cross Health Care Provider CPR Recertification

You must bring your valid/current CPR Health Care Provider certificate to the course.

Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR C Recertification

Dates to be announced. Must have a current Standard First Aid with Level C CPR to attend recertification.

Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Certification

Comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques for those who need training for work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the workplace or in a community setting

Suncor Community Leisure Centre

Monday - Friday
5:00 am - 11:00 pm

7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Golf Simulator Hours (Winter Season)

Please note the simulator has relocated to Miskanaw Ballroom on the 2nd level of Suncor Community Leisure Centre

Monday - Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Climbing Wall Hours

Monday - Friday
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Syncrude Aquatic Centre

Monday - Friday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm

7:00 am - 9:30 pm

Waterpark Hours

Monday - Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

SMS Child Mind Hours

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