Lifesaving Leadership Programs

Become a Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor or take your interest in lifesaving to the next level with our lifesaving leadership courses.

Lifesaving Bronze Star

AGE: 8Y+ // A pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in partners. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart® confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard.

Lifesaving Bronze Medallion

AGE: 13Y+ // Teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness.

Lifesaving Bronze Cross

AGE: 13Y+ // Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities.

Lifesaving National Lifeguard (weekend course)

AGE: 16Y+ // The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies.

Lifesaving National Lifeguard (weekday course)

AGE: 16Y+ // The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies.

Lifesaving National Lifeguard Recertification

AGE: 16Y+ // The Lifesaving Society is pleased to release a National Lifeguard Pool Recertification Guide that can be downloaded from the website: www.lifesaving.org. The guide is designed as a resource for candidates to prepare and familiarize with the items covered in a National Lifeguard recertification. Certification is based on the ability to meet the purpose statements and ALL performance criteria (Must Sees). Candidates are encouraged to practice skills and review knowledge to prepare for the recertification course. Ongoing training and maintaining an appropriate level of fitness is important to being able to lifeguard effectively.

Swim & Lifesaving Instructor

AGE: 16Y+ // The Lifesaving Swim Instructor Course focuses on preparing the instructor to teach and evaluate basic movement and swimming skills, strokes, and fitness.

Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Recert

AGE: 16Y+ // The Swim/Lifesaving Instructor Recertification Course evaluates instructor skills, provides instructors with updates from the Lifesaving Society, will be an opportunity for instructors to give feedback to the Lifesaving Society and is the required component for lifesaving instructor and swim instructor recertification.

Lifesaving Standard First Aid

AGE: 8Y+ // Provides comprehensive training of all aspects of first aid and CPR.

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor

AGE: 16Y+ // The Lifesaving First Aid Instructors teach and evaluate first aid knowledge and skills.

National Lifeguard Instructor Clinic

16+ years // The National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner Clinic prepares candidates to teach and evaluate National Lifeguard courses.