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National Lifeguard Course at the YMCA HBB

Learn how to fulfill your role as a professional facilitator of safe, enjoyable aquatics for everyone!

The National Lifeguard (NL) course emphasizes teamwork, leadership, and communication in the prevention of accidents and in first aid treatment of medical emergencies.

To take this course you must be 16 years or older AND have completed Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid and CPR C certifications.

National Lifeguard is a Lifesaving Society (LS) certification offered through the YMCA. National Lifeguard is the only nationally recognized lifeguard certification in Canada.



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