Lifeguard Academy

Designed for experienced swimmers, the Lifeguard Academy teaches adolescents (ages 13+) how to keep themselves and others safe around water and prepares candidates for employment in the aquatic industry.

During the week-long camp, candidates will complete their Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certifications. These courses allow successful candidates to work in PEI as an Assistant Lifeguard and provides them with all the necesary prerequisites to register for the Society's National Lifeguard course.

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About Bronze Medallion

Bronze Medallion challenges candidates both mentally and physically. Judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness - the four components of water rescue - form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Learn more.


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About Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for advanced training in the Society's National Lifeguard and leadership certification programs. Learn more.


Bronze Cross Medal

Standard First Aid

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. Standard First Aid incorporates all of Emergency First Aid and is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including: legal implications of first aid treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, chest injuries, and medical emergencies. Includes CPR-C certification. Learn more.


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