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LSS Canadian Swim Patrol

ROOKIE, RANGER, & STAR Patrol are the 3 components of the Canadian Swim Patrol. This program is designed to develop 3 categories, H20 Proficiency, First Aid, and Rescue. Candidates will build their skills, have fun, and prepare themselves to continue in the aquatic field of lifesaving.

Prerequisite: 9 years of age & ability to swim 100metres continuously. This course is not a prerequisite for Bronze Star.

Rookie Patrol
SWM 60N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 55472169WED5:45P-6:30P71.00
051 45241833THU5:45P-6:30P71.00
052 52611899SUN10:30A-11:15A71.00
Ranger Patrol
SWM 61N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 55481592WED6:30P-7:15P71.00
051 44071705THU6:30P-7:15P71.00
052 52881510SUN10:30A-11:15A71.00
Star Patrol
SWM 62N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 55502051WED6:30P-7:15P71.00
051 51722105THU6:30P-7:15P71.00
052 46521779SUN11:15A-12:00P71.00

BRONZE STAR & BFA/CPR 'A'

Candidates will review the skills of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and in partners. Candidates will also receive Basic First Aid and CPR training with this course. Final Exam will be held on the last day of class.

Prerequisites: 12 years of age & ability to swim 100m continuously
Recommended: Completion of LSS Canadian Swim Patrol

Bronze Star & BFA/CPR A
SWM 63N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 51772338WED7:15P-8:30P90.00
051 48432336THU5:15P-6:30P90.00
052 50912340SAT11:45A-1:00P90.00
05347451786SUN11:45A-1:00P90.00

BRONZE MEDALLION & EMERGENCY FIRST AID WITH CPR 'B'

Candidates develop physical fitness, decision-making and judgment skills. Students learn both tows and carries, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Stroke efficiency and endurance are developed in a timed swim. Resuscitation skills include rescue breathing, CPR and obstructed airway management for adults and children. Candidates will also receive Emergency First Aid and CPR 'B'. Final Exam will be held on the 11th class unless otherwise specified.

Prerequisites: 13 yrs OR Bronze Star
Class Limit: Minimum of 5 participants required

Bronze Medallion & EFA/CPR B
SWM 165N
SecWinter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 1997MON6:00P-8:30P175.00
0511598FRI5:00P-7:30P175.00
0521644SAT1:30P-4:00P175.00
March Break Crash Course
053 2023 FRI Mar. 10
SAT Mar. 11
SUN Mar. 12
MON Mar. 13
TUE Mar. 14
5:00P-10:00P
9:00A-4:00P
1:00P-7:00P
4:00P-10:00P
9:00A-12:00P
175.00
0551903Winter Exam Retake plus last 4 lessons52.00

BRONZE CROSS & STANDARD FIRST AID WITH CPR 'C'

Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principals of emergency procedures, and teamwork. An introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities, emergency procedures, use of bystanders and rescue equipment will be discussed. Spinal injury management and other demanding rescue techniques are also taught. Candidates will also receive Standard First Aid and CPR 'C' training with this course. Final Exam will be held on the 11th class unless otherwise specified.

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid with CPR 'B'
Class Limit: Minimum of 5 participants required

Bronze Cross & SFA/CPR C
SWM 163N
SecWinter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 2227TUE6:00P-8:45P185.00
0512124SAT4:15P-7:00P185.00
March Break Crash Course
052 1837 WED Mar. 15
THU Mar. 16
FRI Mar. 17
SAT Mar. 18
SUN Mar. 19
1:00P-9:00P
4:00P-9:00P
10:00A-5:00P
9:00A-5:00P
10:00A-1:00P
185.00
0531865Winter Exam Retake plus last 4 lessons52.00

LSS DISTINCTION

Finished your Bronze Cross or NLS? Distinction is a challenging aquatic award that focuses on demanding aquatic emergency situations and is designed to develop advanced water rescue skill and knowledge.

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross

LSS Distinction
SWM 184N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 55031841THU6:00P-8:30P115.00

LSS Lifesaving Fitness

Lifesaving Fitness teaches the importance of physical fitness in lifesaving. The award is designed for participants of all ages who learn how to measure, monitor, and maintain personal physical fitness for lifesaving emergencies.

Prerequisites: 30 years of age or under or medical approval.

LSS Lifesaving Fitness
SWM 185N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 52512226SAT9:30A-10:30A85.00
051 48032029SUN12:00P-1:00P85.00
052 5628THU6:30P-7:30P85.00

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD – POOL OPTION (NLS)

Recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada, N.L.S. education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment and a mature responsible attitude towards the role of the lifeguard. Leadership, communication, and team situations will be emphasized. Upon completion of this course, candidates will be legally eligible for employment in a lifeguarding position. Final Exam will be held on the 11th class.

Prerequisites: 16 yrs, Bronze Cross & Standard First Aid with CPR 'C'.
MINIMUM 8 CANDIDATES TO RUN THIS COURSE

National Lifeguard Service/Pool
SWM 164N
SecFall (1290)Winter (1295)DayTimeFee
050 45291977SUN1:00P-5:00P240.00

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD - POOL OPTION - RE-CERTIFICATION

2012 National Lifeguard Standards. Please bring your awards prior to start of exam for authentication.

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Service award & Standard First Aid with CPR 'C' award.
MINIMUM 8 CANDIDATES TO RUN THIS COURSE

National Lifeguard Re-Cert/Pool
SWM 178N
St. Clair College
Aquatic Services:

2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor, Ontario
Phone: (519) 972-2727 x. 4303
Toll Free: 1-800-387-0524
or email: jmcewan@stclaircollege.ca

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