Bronze Cross

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...

Bronze Medallion

Learn advanced lifesaving techniques for challenging rescues of increased risk, involving conscious and unconscious victims in varying water depths. Participants develop stroke efficiency and endurance in timed swims (500 metres). Includes CPR-A. Prerequisites: Bronze Star or 13 years of age by the last day of course. To learn more or register for continuous swim lessons, please contact...

Bronze Star

Bronze Star helps prepare candidates for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in partners. Candidates learn basic lifesaving and resuscitation skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard. Course includes 400 metre timed swim. Pre-requisites: Swimming ability of YMCA Star 4 or Red Cross Swim Kids 8. Recommended minimum...