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Recreation

Lifesaving, Lifeguarding, First Aid and Leadership Programs

style="font-weight:bold;color:white;background-color:#428bca;padding:15px;">The Town of Canmore accepts no responsibility for persons who may contract COVID-19 or other infectious illness as a result of their use of these facilities. Please comply strictly with all public safety rules, guidelines and policies.

Search and Register All Lifesaving Programs

Search and Register All Lifesaving Programs

Register for all of our Lifesaving Programs .

Canadian Swim Patrol

Canadian Swim Patrol

60min lesson for ages 8+

Bronze Star

Bronze Star

A 75min course for ages 10+

Bronze Medallion and CPR "C"

Bronze Medallion and CPR "C"

Bronze Medallion is the first required course to become a lifeguard.


Prerequisite(s): Bronze Star or 13 years or older

Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross is the final lifesaving course pre-requisite required in order to prepare candidates for the National Lifeguard qualification.

Bronze Med Prerequisite(s): Bronze Star or 13 years or older.
Bronze Cross Prerequisite(s): Bronze Medallion & Standard First Aid

Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Camp

Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Camp

This 35 hour long camp combines Lifesavings Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross awards.

Bronze Med Prerequisite(s): Bronze Star or 13 years or older.
Bronze Cross Prerequisite(s): Bronze Medallion & Standard First Aid

Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Original

Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Original

Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Original

National Lifeguard Pool

National Lifeguard Pool

NL education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguard principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude toward becoming a professional lifeguard.
Pre-requisite: Must bring proof of Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid and be 16 years old.

National Lifeguard Pool Recert

National Lifeguard Pool Recert

This is a re-certification to a previously held NL award.
Pre-requisite: Must bring proof of current NL award

Lifesaving Standard First Aid Original

Lifesaving Standard First Aid Original

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR & AED certification.

Lifesaving Standard First Aid Recert

Lifesaving Standard First Aid Recert

This is a re-certification to a previously held SFA or AEC award. CPR – C & AED included.

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor Original

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor Original

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor!

Teach courses such as Standard First Aid, Emergency First Aid, and Aquatic Emergency Care.

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor Recert

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor Recert

Lifesaving First Aid Instructor - Recert