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Bronze Medallion

You love the water and you want a greater challenge than swimming lessons? The Lifesaving Society Bronze level awards are just for you.

The Bronze Medallion will allow you to acquire the knowledge necessary to ensure the safety of bathers in a public pool or even intervene in an emergency situation in your daily life. Together with other young rescue enthusiasts, you will develop the four basic rescue components: physical fitness, judgment, knowledge and skills.

Your training will focus on your aquatic skills, as well as first aid, recognition and rescue.

In order to take the Bronze Medallion course, you must be 13 years of age on or before the date of the final examination or have the Lifesaving Society Bronze Star award and demonstrate the skills of Junior 10 (Red Cross swimming lessons). You can find a Bronze Medallion course by contacting the aquatic center (swimming pool, gym, etc..) closest to your home or by visiting our list of courses offered by our affiliates.

The Bronze Medallion award allows you to work as an assistant lifeguard at a public swimming pool at the age of 15. It is also a prerequisite for the Bronze Cross award.

The Bronze Medallion is good for life and is recognized across Canada. However, if you work as an assistant lifeguard and if this is the highest level Bronze award you have achieved, you must recertify every two years.


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