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October 02 - December 04, 2022

Lifesaving - Bronze Medallion

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool • 644 Parkdale St. WinnipegMBCanada  R2Y 0X4 Organized by City of Winnipeg
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We're sorry, but online registration is not allowed for this activity. Please visit an in-person location during regular business hours or call 311 for registration information.

Bronze Medallion teaches lifesaving principles, incorporating the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Participants learn tows, carries and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increasing risk. They also learn to respond to increasingly complex situations, 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.


  • 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, must provide proof of age.

Next Level: Lifesaving - Bronze Cross

Participants must give prerequisite to the instructor at the first 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.
Participants will be required to complete an endurance swim of 400 meters in 12 minutes for successful completion of this course
100% attendance and participation are required.
Lifesaving - Bronze Medallion awards are mailed to successful candidates by the Lifesaving Society
Prior to attending your course, please review the current COVID-19 screening tool found at 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 certification 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 do not attend this reservation if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, travelled outside of the province in the last 14 days, or have been in contact with anyone confirmed to be infected with COVID -19. The onsite supervisor has the right to allow or prevent access to any part of the pool or the pool in its entirety should there be any safety concerns regarding the patron’s use of the facility.
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.

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Brian Derkach


October 02 - December 04, 2022

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


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Ages 13-255 · Co-Ed


St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool

644 Parkdale St. WinnipegMBCanada  R2Y 0X4

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