Leadership courses use a combination of wet and dry activities to teach components of first aid, improve physical fitness, and to develop lifeguarding principles, good judgement, and mature and responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard.
Worried about the fitness stuff? Let us know! We can help reassure you and recommend more training if needed. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 780-623-6777.
NEW Leadership Discount
Are you on your way to becoming a lifeguard? Have you taken Bronze Star, Medallion, or Cross with Portage Pool? You’re eligible for a discount on your Standard First Aid course! Check out page 32 of the Spring/Summer 2018 Activity Guide for details and first aid course listings.
Drop in to practice your lifesaving skills, fitness, and rescues to achieve your goals! This is a goal oriented program, meaning you work with the instructor on the items you want to improve on.
Through the Water Safety Instructor program candidates will develop their skills and be provided with additional tools to gain employment in aquatics as a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
For more information on this process, contact Portage Pool or visit the Red Cross Canada website.