Langara Family YMCA

Age 13+

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training, including an introduction to safety supervision. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs, including National Lifeguard® (NL) and instructor certifications.  Includes a 600 metre timed swim and CPR-C. Candidates develop proficiency at performing patient assessments, managing aquatic spinal injuries, and preventing the loss of life in a variety of aquatic emergencies, while developing stroke endurance and fitness training skills. Bronze Cross is also worth two Grade 11 high school credits. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion.

To learn more or register for continuous swim lessons, please contact your membership services team.



Langara Family YMCA

View Larger Map 282 West 49th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2Z5
Phone: 604-324-9622
Fax: 604-324-6152
  • Aquatics
  • Camps
  • Child & Family Development
  • Child Care
  • Education & Training
  • Health & Fitness
  • Youth Engagement

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