Upcoming Lifeguarding Courses 2021

Beaverlodge West County Recreation Center

1016 4th avenue (780) 354 2203

Bronze Medallion

Prerequisites: Bronze Star or 13 years or older | Course Cost: $170

Bronze medallion teaches four components of water rescue education: Judgement, Knowledge, Skills, and Fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, defense, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of conscious and unconscious victims. Includes CPR A and AED.


Option #1 (2877)

  • June 4th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • June 5th Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • June 6th Sunday, 9am – 5pm

Option #2 (2878)

  • August 6th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • August 7th Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • August 8th Sunday 9am – 5pm

Bronze Cross

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid or Standard First Aid certifications (need not be current). | Course Cost: $125

Designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and instructor certification. Includes a timed 600m swim.


Option #1 (2879)

  • June 18th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • June 19th Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • June 20th Sunday, 9am – 5pm

Option #2 (2880)

  • August 20th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • August 21st Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • August 22nd Sunday 9am – 5pm

National Lifeguard

Prerequisites: Must be a minimum of 16 years old, Bronze cross certification and standard First Aid. | Course Cost: $395

The National Lifeguard certification is the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada. The course is designed to develop sound understanding of lifeguarding principals, good judgement and a mature responsible attitude toward the role of lifeguard. The program emphasizes teamwork, leadership, communications, prevention of accidents, and the treatment of medical emergencies.


Option #1 (2881)

  • May 7th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • May 8th Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • May 9th Sunday, 9am – 5pm
  • May 14th Friday, 4pm – 9pm
  • May 15th Saturday, 9am – 5pm
  • May 16th Sunday, 9am – 5pm

Option #2 (2882)

  • August 2nd – 6th Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
  • August 7th Saturday, 8am – 12pm

To register for any of these courses please call us at 780-354-2203 or we can assist you at our front desk.