Bronze Medallion teaches lifesaving principles, incorporating the four components of water rescue educa¬tion: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Participants learn tows, carries and release methods in prepa¬ration for challenging rescues of increasing risk. They also learn to respond to increasingly complex situa¬tions, involving conscious and unconscious people, in contact and non-contact rescues. Endurance swim of 400 meters in 12 minutes is required for successful completion of this level. Successful participants receive the Bronze Medallion award. 100 % attendance and participation are required.
• Attend and participate in 100 % of the course.
• Successfully demonstrate competency in required skills, activities and final evaluation.
• If under 13 years of age: Bronze Star completed by the first day of the course.
• Age 13 and older: Bronze Star not required, must be 13 years of age by the last date of the course,
Next Lifesaving Level:
• Bronze Cross
Bronze Medallion awards are mailed to successful candidates by the Lifesaving Society Participants must give prerequisite to the instructor the first day of class: • Bronze Star or proof of age 13
Manuals required for the course (available at the pool): • Canadian Lifesaving Manual - approximate cost $ 45.00 • Bronze Medallion Workbook
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. 100 % attendance and participation are required. Precautionary Measures. The health, safety, and well-being of residents and our employees is our top priority. The City has instituted a number of processes and procedures to help ensure the health and safety of its employees and residents at its facilities: • Customers are asked to use the self-assessment symptom checklist before entering the facility. • Proof of immunization, with proof of government-issued ID, is required to visit and participate in indoor programming at City-operated facilities (including participants, spectators, coaches, etc.). • All individuals entering a City-operated facility are required to wear a face mask. • All individuals must follow current public health orders. • Physical distancing (2 metres) is recommended. • Customers are asked to respect and follow the signage in a facility. • Access to change rooms, showers, and lockers may be limited and spaced out to follow physical distancing guidelines. • Anyone exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms will not be allowed to enter. • Hand sanitizer is available at our facilities. • The collection of personal information for the purposes of contact tracing may be required. For information on City of Winnipeg facilities, services, and COVID-19 response visit winnipeg.ca/covid-19
PAP - Pool at Pan Am Pool
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