Training & Courses

Get the training you need to ensure safety for those around you! Are you looking to make a career move and need first aid training or various lifeguard courses? Would you like to ensure your child is safe at home? We have training courses developed to meet these needs. Our professional staff teach various Lifesaving Society Lifeguarding courses and Red Cross First Aid courses for ages 8 and up.

Child Programs

  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Jul 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      607331
      Fri Jul 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Youth Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Aug 08 to Aug 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (Includes course materials and LSS candidate fee)

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.

      607330
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Aug 08 to Aug 10 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Bronze Medallion Jul 18 to Jul 20 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Standard First Aid/CPR C, minimum of 13 years of age, ability to complete a timed swim of 400 m using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke. Recommended completion of Red Cross Swim Kids Level 10 or participation in Junior Lifeguard Club.

      Pricing: $175.00

      Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of conscious and unconscious victims.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and basic first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      607329
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Jul 18 to Jul 20 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Aug 22 to Aug 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard - The National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training 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 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.

      Prerequisites: minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid.

      607334
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 22 to Aug 26 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Red Cross Babysitting

    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Jul 08 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15.
      Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      607328
      Fri Jul 08 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Aug 05 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15.
      Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      607332
      Fri Aug 05 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 06 to Jul 07 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607326
      Wed, Thu from Jul 06 to Jul 07 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 16 to Jul 17 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607700
      Sat, Sun from Jul 16 to Jul 17 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification Jul 23 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have proof of current Standard First Aid with CPR-C on the date of course.
      607327
      Sat Jul 23 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Jul 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      607331
      Fri Jul 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Lifeguard Training Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Aug 08 to Aug 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (Includes course materials and LSS candidate fee)

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.

      607330
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Aug 08 to Aug 10 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Bronze Medallion Jul 18 to Jul 20 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Standard First Aid/CPR C, minimum of 13 years of age, ability to complete a timed swim of 400 m using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke. Recommended completion of Red Cross Swim Kids Level 10 or participation in Junior Lifeguard Club.

      Pricing: $175.00

      Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of conscious and unconscious victims.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and basic first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      607329
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Jul 18 to Jul 20 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Lifesaving Swim Inst.

    • Lifesaving Swim Instructor Course Jul 11 to Jul 15 09:00 AM-05:30 PM Wait List
      Swim Instructor

      Swim Instructors are responsible for teaching and evaluating candidates participating in the Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol programs. The Swim Instructor course prepares instructors to apply level 1 leadership competencies and strategies designed to teach swimming and lifesaving.

      Prerequisite(s): 16 years old and Bronze Cross or higher

      Certification Currency: 2 years from the date of certification

      Apprenticeship: In course

      Recertification: Attend a Swim and Lifesaving Instructor recertification course. Complete a Leadership Development Plan
      607678
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 11 to Jul 15 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:30 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Aug 22 to Aug 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard - The National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training 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 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.

      Prerequisites: minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid.

      607334
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 22 to Aug 26 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre

First Aid Training Programs

  • Red Cross Babysitting

    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Jul 08 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15.
      Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      607328
      Fri Jul 08 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Babysitting Course Aug 05 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Become a professional babysitter! The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course teaches basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth ages 11-15.
      Change a diaper, prepare meals, play games, prevent injuries, keep children safe and handle emergencies. Learning these skills can be easy and fun with the Red Cross Babysitting Course
      607332
      Fri Aug 05 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 06 to Jul 07 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607326
      Wed, Thu from Jul 06 to Jul 07 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 16 to Jul 17 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607700
      Sat, Sun from Jul 16 to Jul 17 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification Jul 23 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have proof of current Standard First Aid with CPR-C on the date of course.
      607327
      Sat Jul 23 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
  • Red Cross Stay Safe

    • Red Cross Stay Safe Course Jul 22 09:00 AM-02:00 PM Available
      The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course teaches children to be responsible for their own safety when they are home alone or out by themselves. Children learn basic first aid, safety skill, good decision making, and how to stay safe in both expected and unexpected situations. For youth 9-13 years old.
      607331
      Fri Jul 22 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-02:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training

Adult Programs

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

    • Bronze Cross Aug 08 to Aug 10 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 14 years of age and ability to swim 400 m in 11 minutes using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke.

      Pricing: $232.00 (Includes course materials and LSS candidate fee)

      Bronze Cross is the Lifesaving Society's Assistant Lifeguard Award. Bronze Cross expands lifesaving skills with a focus on teamwork, and begins the transition from lifesaver to lifeguard. Principles and techniques for active supervision of aquatic facilities are introduced and put into practice n the role of Assistant Lifeguard.

      607330
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Aug 08 to Aug 10 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Center - Timing Room
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

    • Bronze Medallion Jul 18 to Jul 20 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Prerequisites: Standard First Aid/CPR C, minimum of 13 years of age, ability to complete a timed swim of 400 m using a combination of the following swim strokes – front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke or sidestroke. Recommended completion of Red Cross Swim Kids Level 10 or participation in Junior Lifeguard Club.

      Pricing: $175.00

      Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of conscious and unconscious victims.

      Candidates are required to attend 100% of the course and will be expected to demonstrate swim skills, water rescues and basic first aid. Candidates will be active and wet in the water each day – it is recommended that they bring goggles, towels, lots of snacks and a lunch for each day.
      607329
      Mon, Tue, Wed from Jul 18 to Jul 20 (3 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

    • National Lifeguard - Pool Aug 22 to Aug 26 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      National Lifeguard - The National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training 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 m sprint challenge, 50 m rescue drill and 400 m endurance challenge.

      Prerequisites: minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid.

      607334
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 22 to Aug 26 (5 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR

    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 06 to Jul 07 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607326
      Wed, Thu from Jul 06 to Jul 07 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid - AED & CPR-C Jul 16 to Jul 17 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
      607700
      Sat, Sun from Jul 16 to Jul 17 (2 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training
    • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification Jul 23 09:00 AM-05:00 PM Available
      Standard First Aid Recertification - Must have proof of current Standard First Aid with CPR-C on the date of course.
      607327
      Sat Jul 23 (1 Sessions)
      09:00 AM-05:00 PM
      Aquatics - First Aid Training