Bronze Medallion focuses on the four components of a water rescue – judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. This is the first step to becoming a lifeguard if you are 13 years of age or older. Endurance swim of 500 metres in 15 minutes is required for successful completion of this level.
Offered: fall, winter, spring, summer
Length: 2.5 hours
Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older (or have successfully completed Bronze Star)
Materials: Canadian Lifesaving Manual (required) $49, whistle, gloves and CPR barrier device also required. May be purchased at the Active Living Centre customer service desk ($9)
Price: $154 (includes exam)
|Session 1: Monday - Friday
* Class will end at 6:00p.m. on Thursday July 9 and 16th due to an event parking ban.
4:30 -7:45 p.m.**
**This program will run Tuesday- Friday: August 4-7 & Monday - Thursday August 10-13. The exam will be 4:30-7:45 p.m. on Thursday Aug 13th.
Review and Exam
Students who have been unsuccessful with the Bronze Medallion exam in the past, may register for the Bronze Medallion Review and Exam. This will enable them to participate in the final (exam) and second to final day (review) day of the course with a group of students currently completing their Bronze Medallion training. The dates are as follows:
- Monday, June 15 & 22 - 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 10 & 17 - 5:30 p.m.
- Saturday, June 20 & 27 - 10:30 a.m.
Summer Sessions: NA