Bronze Medallion Course
This course teaches lifesavers an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the 4 components of water-rescue education –judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Candidates learn tows and carries, and defense methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Candidates develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 400-meter timed swim (12 minutes). This course is a prerequisite to the Bronze cross award.
Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star certification
Course Date: Sundays October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Exam Date: Sunday November 15 9:00-11:00am
Cost: $250.00 +HST
Registration Opens: Monday October 5 at 6:00pm
Please note: Leadership courses with less than 8 participants will be cancelled
100% attendance and active participation is required for the course. Registration fees are inclusive (registration fees, examination fees, and literature).
Due to COVID-19 protocols candidates will practice with manikins for some skills. Each candidate will need to bring in a rescue buddy on weeks 3 and 4.