The lifesaving programs include the Canadian Swim Patrol and the Bronze Medal awards. Developing proficiency in lifesaving, resuscitation and water rescue skills, these awards provide swimmers with life skills that will last a lifetime and can be used as ‘building blocks’ toward further first aid and lifeguard training. Program descriptions, prerequisites and test items are available by clicking each program link below.
It is important to note that the prerequisites listed are the minimum requirements, Branches reserve the right to add prerequisites to the minimums listed. Contact your local Branch for specific provincial/territorial prerequisites and completion requirements.