This 4 hour course/exam will review/examine the June 2012 revised NL Pool course (NL Core and Pool). Participants must give the examiner the prerequisites before the course starts. Prerequisites are NL Pool (or NL Core and Pool). All participants must bring an Updated Alert Manual with the Alert Insert featuring the new or newly emphasized technical content. The Alert Insert is available without charge by visiting the Lifesaving Manitoba web site to print the required document. (http://lifesaving.mb.ca/files/98AlertInsert_PRINT.pdf). Candidates should review the Alert Insert, make yourself familiar with the revised requirements which include a fitness component, and prepare to be evaluated on the mandatory recertification items. Completion Criteria: • Attend and participate in 100 % of the course. • Successfully demonstrate competency in required skills, activities and final evaluation.
Pre-Course Requirements: (participants must provide qualification first day of class) • National Lifeguard Pool Award • Certification in Standard First Aid. Program includes classroom and water activities - 100 % attendance and participation are required. Awards are issued to the candidate by mail. Certification of this award is for 2 years.
National Lifeguard awards are mailed to successful candidates by the Lifesaving Society. Participants must provide proof of prerequisites to the Examiner prior to commencement of exam: • National Lifeguard Pool Award All participants must bring an Updated Alert Manual with the Alert Insert featuring the new or newly emphasized technical content. The Alert Insert is available without charge by visiting the LSS web site to print the required document. http://lifesaving.mb.ca/files/98AlertInsert_PRINT.pdf 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. Program includes classroom and water activities -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 - Poseidon Room - 3rd Floor at Pan Am Pool