We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Friday, August 20, 2021.
The Lifesaving and First Aid Instructor program is a 44-hour course that trains participants to teach and evaluate Lifesaving Society programs, including the following major components: water proficiency, first aid, and emergency recognition and response. This program includes classroom and water activities - 100% attendance and participation are required.
- 16 years of age.
- Bronze Cross (or higher)
- Certification in Standard First Aid.
The Lifesaving & First Aid Instructor binder (approximately $170.00 -non-refundable), Canadian Lifesaving manual (approximate cost $ 45.00 -non-refundable) and a Leadership Kit are required for this course. Binders, manual and kits are available for sale at the location the course is being held.
Program includes classroom and water activities -100 % attendance and participation are required.
Awards are mailed to successful participants by the Lifesaving Society. Certification of this award is for 2 years.
Participants must give prerequisites to the instructor on the first day of class. - 16 years of age by course end date, Bronze Cross (or higher), certification in Standard First Aid Program includes classroom and water activities -100 % attendance and participation are required.
Manuals required for the course (available at the pool): • Canadian Lifesaving Manual - approximate cost $ 45.00 • Lifesaving Instructor Mega Binder - approximate cost $ 170.00.
The following items must be purchased in order to participate:
- 1 CPR pocket mask with a 1-way valve
- 1 whistle (recommended Fox 40)
- 6 pairs of latex-free gloves
- 2 roller gauzes
- 5 triangular bandages
- 10 gauze pads
- 1 golf pencil
- 1 silver mylar blanket
You may choose to purchase a leadership kit containing these supplies at this facility or alternatively you may purchase on your own. Awards are mailed to successful participants by the Lifesaving Society. Certification of this award is for 2 years.
Prior to attending your course, please review the current COVID-19 screening tool found at www.gov.mb.ca and call 311 if you are unable to attend your course as scheduled.
You will be required to wear a mask to enter civic facilities and your mask must be worn throughout this course (with exception to demonstrating in water activities and CPR resuscitation on a mannequin).
Please adhere to a 2m separation between yourself and others while in civic facilities.
The following health and safety precautions have been taken for the in-person attendance requirement of all courses:
- Separate entrance and exit points have been established for facilities hosting in-person courses.
- Sanitization stations will be available on-site and Covid-19 questionnaires to be verified to have been completed before entry to classroom (and access denied for anyone answering “yes” to any of the questions).
- Sanitizing of shared supplies will be completed in between each use.
- Sanitizing & cleaning of class room and contents (i.e. tables, chairs, etc.) within this room will be completed prior to the next scheduled use of the room
- Sanitizing & cleaning of high-touch surfaces within facility will be completed several times daily
Please maintain a 2-meter (6 feet) separation between staff and patrons whenever possible; limit close encounters to less than 10 minutes (not applicable to people living together in the same household).
Please arrive dressed to swim; access to showers, lockers, washrooms will be reduced and cleaned frequently, as will public spaces.
PAP - Boardroom - Main Floor at Pan Am Pool