Junior Lifeguard Leadership Program

Get free lifeguard training and paid work experience

The Laurier Brantford YMCA pool deck (including sauna and changerooms) will be closed for the annual pool shutdown from October 13th to19th. Click here to see the changeroom schedule.

Participant of Bronze Medallion course swimming

Bronze Medallion Classes at the YMCA HBB

In Bronze Medallion we emphasize the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water-rescue education: judgement, knowledge, skill, and fitness.

Rescuers will learn tows and carries as well as defence methods and releases, preparing themselves for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types.

To take this course, you must be 13 years or older, or have completed Bronze Star.

Bronze Medallion is a Lifesaving Society (LS) certification offered through the YMCA.

Bronze Medallion + Emergency First Aid

$160 for YMCA members | $170 for Non-members

Where: Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA 
When: Saturdays starting September 21 to November 30 at 11:30am - 3:30pm 

To register please contact Jaimie Rizzo at 905-529-7102 ext 4922 or jaimie.rizzo@ymcahbb.ca

Bronze Medallion

Where: Ron Edwards Family YMCA
When: Tuesdays (September 17- November 26) at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

To register please contact Sarah Bosscher at 905-532-5000 ext. 6351 or sarah.bosscher@ymcahbb.ca
Pre-requisites: Must be 13 years old OR 12 years old with Bronze Star Certification



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