Life Saving Sport Coach Level 1 (Pre-Workshop session of the Ripple Effects Provincial Aquatics Conference) - Vancouver

Sunday, October 15, 2017

9 am — 5 pm | Vancouver Aquatic Centre, 1050 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC | $95* (Course materials are extra. See below for details.)

Combine your passion for sports, your lifeguard skills, and your experience as a Lifesaving Instructor in this unique sport – the only sport devoted to saving lives!

The Lifesaving Society provides training for Lifesaving Instructors who wish to coach Lifesaving Sport at the community level. The course focuses on the fundamentals of coaching and lifesaving sport skills in the pool or in open water. This certification provides the coach with the necessary tools and training to ensure participants a unique experience.

Lifesaving Sport Fundamentals offers participants a recreational introduction to lifesaving sport skills. The program also teaches team building, fair play, ethics in sport and responsibility.

Wet and dry participation is required for certification.

Prerequisites: Lifesaving Instructor certification and Emergency First Aid certification (or higher). Neither need be current.

Evaluation & certification: The Lifesaving Sport Coach Trainer evaluates and certifies candidates. This certification is valid for 2 years.

Candidate recognition: Certification card.

*Candidate reference material: Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 candidates must have the following for on-course reference:

  • Coaching Lifesaving — $26
  • Lifesaving Sport Fundamentals Award Guide — $18
  • Canadian Competitions Manual — $18
  • Candidates should also bring their Canadian Lifesaving Manual and Instructor Notes to the course

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