Castle Downs Family YMCA - Certifications

2017 Certifications

Jan 08 - Jan 29
Sundays 9am–2pm
Bronze Medallion Original

171905
13+yrs

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense-and-release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency a...

Member: $129
Non-Member: $165

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13yrs old. 

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Mar 25 - Mar 30
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Original

171879
16+yrs

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum requirement to lifeguard in Alberta. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) is a course that develops the participant’s first aid skills with a focus on aquatic-related injuries. This course is equivale...

Member: $381
Non-Member: $463

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16yrs. 

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Apr 02 - Apr 30
Sundays 9am–2pm
Bronze Cross Original

171897
13+yrs

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

Member: $103
Non-Member: $124

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion. 

No Class April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday.

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Apr 30 - Apr 30
2–6pm
Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

171861
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for LSI instructors. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $94
Non-Member: $122

Prerequisites: must have previously held these awards. 

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May 06 - May 14
9am–5pm
Lifesaving Instructor Course

171898
16+yrs

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness and Distinction awards. Instructor Candidates are trained in aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving Program. T...

Member: $160
Non-Member: $206

Prerequisites: 16yrs and current Bronze Cross or higher. 

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May 20 - May 21
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED

171916
13+yrs

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal considerations, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns and medical emergencies. Includes CPR-C and AED certification. Prerequisites: 13 years of age...

Member: $149
Non-Member: $196

Prerequisites: 13+yrs. 

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Jul 18 - Jul 21
1:30–4:30pm
Bronze Star Original

171601
12+yrs

The Bronze Star course is a pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in groups. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart® confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifesaver. Includes CPR Level A. Prerequisite: ...

Member: $72
Non-Member: $93

Prerequisite: Recommended 12yrs and Star 4. 

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Jul 24 - Jul 27
9am–2pm
Bronze Medallion Original

171912
13+yrs

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense-and-release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency a...

Member: $129
Non-Member: $165

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13yrs old. 

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Aug 08 - Aug 11
9am–2pm
Bronze Cross Original

171902
13+yrs

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

Member: $103
Non-Member: $124

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion. 

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Oct 01 - Oct 01
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171880
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.  Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate. 

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Oct 01 - Oct 01
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171844
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13+yrs. 

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Oct 01 - Oct 22
9am–2pm
Bronze Cross Original

171899
13+yrs

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

Member: $103
Non-Member: $124

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion. 

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Oct 22 - Oct 22
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171816
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: must have previously held these awards. 

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Oct 29 - Oct 29
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171882
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.  Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate. 

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Oct 29 - Oct 29
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171855
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13+yrs. 

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Oct 29 - Nov 19
Sundays 9am–2pm
Bronze Medallion Original

171908
13+yrs

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense-and-release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency a...

Member: $129
Non-Member: $165

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13yrs old. 

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Nov 18 - Dec 09
9am–2pm
Bronze Cross Original

171969
13+yrs

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

Member: $103
Non-Member: $124

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion. 

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Nov 19 - Nov 19
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171926
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13+yrs. 

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Nov 25 - Nov 26
9am–6pm
First Aid Instructor

170909
18+yrs

Standard First Aid and AEC Instructors/Examiners teach and evaluate first aid skills in both aquatic and non-aquatic environments. Candidates are required to present lesson topics and teach during this course in order to complete it. Candidates will earn the Instructor award for the Current First Aid awards they hold themselves. This is a 16 hour course. Prerequisites: LSI, Standard First Aid (SFA...

Member: $185
Non-Member: $221

Prerequisites: Lifesaving Instructor, Standard First Aid (SFA) and/or Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) and 18 years of age. 

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