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.

A YMCA Lifeguard on duty

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.

National Lifeguard

$250 for YMCA members | $275 for Non-members

Where: Ron Edwards Family YMCA

When: Saturdays (October 5 - December 7) at 1:00pm - 5:00pm

To register please visit the contact: Sarah Bosscher at 905-532-5000 ext. 6351 or sarah.bosscher@ymcahbb.ca
Prerequisites: Must be 16 years of age; must have Bronze Cross & First Aid + CPR C certifications.

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