Variety is proud to offer skills and training for everyone. Are you a strong swimmer and an aspiring leader? We have a variety of leadership programs available, from the Junior Lifeguard Club to Bronze Medallion and more, all designed to help you progress in the world of aquatics. Members, non-members and staff are all welcome!

Bronze Medallion w/ Emergency First Aid

Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the 4 components of water-rescue education – judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn towns and carries, defence methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500m timed swim.

Prerequisites Dates Available Fee
Minimum 13 years of age OR Bronze Star Certification (need not be current) April 12-15, 2021

Online: 1:00-3:00 PM
In Person: 4:00-8:00 PM

Exam Dates: April 18 & 19

Members $225.00 +HST

Non-members $250.00 +HST

 

Bronze Cross

This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatics facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor Certification. Includes a timed 600m swim.

Prerequisites Dates Available Fee
Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid Certifications (need not be current) April 12-15, 2021

Online: 1:00-3:00 PM
In Person: 4:00-8:00 PM

Exam Dates: April 18 & 19

Members $200 +HST

Non-members $225 +HST


For more information or to register, please submit your form to:
Alyssa Forrester, Program Coordinator, aforrester@varietyontario.ca