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Aquatic Leadership Program - Part 1 (Aurora)
Aquatic Leadership Program - Part 1 (Aurora)
Be certifie​d as a lifeguard ready for employment

Ministry of Education - Ontario Secondary School Credit and Lifesaving Society Certifications:

  • ​1 Secondary School Credit – Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities, Grade 10 (PAQ2O)
  • Bronze Cross
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Standard First Aid​

Pre​requisite:

Students must be:

  • 13 years of age or older 
  • Able to swim 400 metres continuously
  • Currently attending Secondary School
For specific details about the Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, Lifesaving Instructors, Swim Instructors and National Lifeguard Qualifications, visit the Town of Aurora or the Lifesaving Society website.

Locatio​n and Times: 

Start Date: September 25, 2019                 
End Date: January 22, 2020
Location: Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex - 1400 Wellington Street East, Aurora, ON 905-726-4770
Cost: $200.00 (covers Lifesaving Society course materials and exam fees; all types of payment accepted by Town of Aurora)
 
Aquatic Leadership Courses through the Town of Aurora recommend 100% attendance.  Late admission cannot be granted.  For this reason, cancellation requests must be submitted a minimum of five business days prior to the start of the first class in order to receive a refund.  No refund will be granted for late requests.             

Pool and Classroom Instruction:

Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex - Monday and Wednesday Classes.
September 25, 2019 to January 22, 2020, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • September 25, 30
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • November 6, 11, 18, 20, 27
  • December 2, 4, 9, 11, 16
  • January 8, 13, 15, 20, 22

Online Classes:

Please review System Requirements and Polices & Procedures​.
  • ​October 7, 21, 28
  • November 4, 13, 25
  • December 7 (Saturday), 18
  • January 22

NLS Exams:

  • ​December 16
  • January 13

The decision to run classes is based on student enrollment and teacher availability. Students must attend all classes. Assessments and Evaluations will occur throughout the program.


Course Expectations will be assessed and evaluated using Standard Lifesaving Society evaluation criteria and the Ontario Ministry of Education Expectations.

An examiner from the Lifesaving Society will evaluate the aquatic skills required for lifeguarding and swim and lifesaving instructor certifications.

Contact​ Inf​ormation: 

​aquaticleadership@yrdsb.ca or (905) 884-3434 or 1-877-280-8180

How to Register:

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