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Lifesaving Society Canadian Swim Patrol Program

Rookie Patrol - Swimmers continue stroke development with 50 m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving Sport skills include a 25 m obstacle swim and 15 m object carry. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding.  Fitness improves in 350 m workouts and 100 m timed swims.

Dates Available:

Mon, July 8  - Fri, July 13       1 pm - 3pm

Mon, Aug 5 - Fri, Aug 9         1 pm - 3pm

Ranger Patrol - Swimmers develop better strokes over 75 m swims of each stroke. They tackle Lifesaving Sport skills in a lifesaving medley, timed object support and rescue with a buoyant aid. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims, treatment of victims in shock and obstructed airway procedures. Skill drills develop a strong lifesaving foundation

Prerequisites: Completion of Rookie Patrol

Dates Available:

Mon, July 15 - Fri, July 19    1pm - 3pm

Mon, Aug 12 - Fri, Aug 16     1pm - 3pm

Star Patrol - Swimmers are challenged with 600 m workouts, 300 m timed swims and a 25 m object carry. Strokes are refined over 100 m swims. First aid focuses on treatment of bone or joint injuries and respiratory emergencies including asthma and allergic reactions. Lifesaving skills include defence methods, victim removals and rolling over and supporting a victim face up in shallow water.

Prerequisites: Completion of Ranger Patrol

Dates Available:

Mon, July 22 - Fri, July 26 plus exam*       1pm - 3pm

Mon, Aug 19 - Fri, Aug 23 plus exam*        1 pm- 3pm

Bronze Star - Swimmers develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness. Candidates refine their stroke mechanics, acquire self-rescue skills, and apply fitness principles in training workouts. Bronze Star is excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion and provides a fun introduction to lifesaving sport.

Prerequisites: Completion of Star Patrol

Dates Available:

Mon, July 29 - Fri, Aug 2 plus exam*        1 pm- 3pm

Mon, Aug 26 - Fri Aug 30 plus exam*.      1 pm- 3pm

Pricing (HST not included)    

Canadian Swim Patrol Program (Rookie and Ranger Patrol) $438 + HST per course (5 days)


Star Patrol and Bronze Star $498 + HST per Course (5 days + An exam that will take place at the big pool, date and location will be confirmed later) 

Upon successful completion of the course, student will get their personalized award chart with crest and seal.

Swim patrol Registration Form

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