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Advanced Programs

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Center has a variety of programs to choose from.

Check the Winter & Spring 2019 Rec Guidefor Program Times and Dates. Get your digital copy of our Winter & Spring 2019 Rec Guide! Registration is open as of November 15th for all Winter programs!

Programs may be cancelled up to one week prior to start date.  Please register soon to ensure programs will run.

 

Junior Lifeguard Club

Kids learn attitudes and skills that could one day save a life- their life, or someone else's.  The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) is designed to let kids participate in activities similar to those of real lifeguards- in a safe, fun and controlled setting.  But just as important, kids experience teamwork and a sense of belonging.   JLC`er must be able to swim 25 meters and tread water for 1 minute. 

Jan 17-Mar 14     Thursdays    2:15-3:30pm    $76.05/9 sessions

March Break Camp    March 18-22   M-F   10:30-12pm    $42.28/5 sessions

 

NEW Senior Lifeguard Club 13-16years old

The Senior Lifeguard Club builds on lifesaving knowledge and skill and includes activities focused on in JLC, Bronze Star, and Canadian Swim PAtrol. Activities are centred on the lifesaving principles of fitness, knowledge, judgement, and skill - the perfect program to keep your lifesaving skills strong while working towards becoming a lifeguard!

Jan 11-Mar 15      Fridays    3:45-5:15pm  $84.55/10 sessions

 

Bronze Star (12+)

This program is designed for those wishing to attend the Bronze Medallion program, but not yet 13 years old. This program teaches the basics of lifesaving techniques, CPR, and first aid.

Jan 14-Mar 11      Mondays (not Feb 18)   4-5:15pm  $88/8 sessions

Call for more information 250-847-4244

 

Bronze Medallion (13+) 

This lifesaving program is the first step to becoming a lifeguard.  It enhances lifesaving techniques that can be used in the general public, at the lake, or in a park. The Bronze Medallion program is a pre-requisite for the Bronze Cross program.

Feb 9-17     Sat/Sun   1-6:30pm    $236/4 sessions

Bronze Cross (13+ and Bronze Medallion)

Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for the NL program. This jam-packed program will increase strength in the water in order to have an effective rescue, it builds on the knowledge learned from the Bronze Medallion Program, and will enhance judgment in and around the water.

Mar 2-10     Sat/Sun   1-6:30pm    $170/4 sessions

PLEASE always PRE-REGISTER at least 1 week before start date. 250-847-4244

 

Water Safety Instructor (15+)

The courses to become a Red Cross Swimming Instructor.  It focuses on teaching methods, safety supervision, and swimming stroke progressions. Candidates must have completed Swim Kids 10 or equivalent swimming strokes and attend a Skills screening.  The second part is an online study course (approx 20 hours) focuses on planning lessons for all ages and evaluating abilities according to the Red Cross skill criteria. This online component is then followed by in water Teaching experience.   Once Experience is complete candidates attend the final session for in Pool and Classroom evaluation. 

Water Safety Instructor Factsheet

WSI Evaluation:  January 7   Monday   4-9:30pm     $50.00

WSI Part 1: Online Module and Teaching Experience    Self Study   $335.00 Due date: Mar 16

WSI Part 2:  Pool and Classroom   March 21-24     Thu-Sun     10:30am-5pm    $240.00

WSI Recertification:   June 19   Wednesday   5-9pm    $105.00

Call for more information 250-847-4244

 

CPR- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (level C)

Learn CPR for children, infants and adults, dealing with airway obstruction, and the primary survey beneficial to all types of first aids. This program will also introduce AED- Automated External Defibrillation. It discusses the practicality of an AED unit, how to use it, and when the AED will deliver a 'shock.'

February 2              Saturday           9am-5:30pm               $115.00

Recertification:     March 31    Sunday    9-1pm     $50

SFA- Standard First Aid (with CPR C)

In addition to CPR C, candidates learn how to deal with victims suffering from broken bones, bleeding, types of burns, and many other medical emergencies. This program is a pre-requisite to the NLS program.

February 2 & 3       Saturday & Sunday         9am-5:30pm            $250.00

Recertification:      March 31     Sunday    9am-5:30pm      $95

PLEASE always PRE-REGISTER at least 1 week before start date. 250-847-4244

 

LSI- Lifesaving Instructors (16+)

This is the program that will allow candidates to instruct the Bronze Program.  It focuses on delivering the teaching method to lifesaving candidates taking the Bronze programs. Allows the candidate to teach Junior Lifeguard Club, Rookie Patrol Program, Swim@School, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, and Bronze Cross.

Course coming Summer 2019! Add your name to the interest list.

Recertification: Course coming Spring 2019! Add your name to the interest list.

 

Call for more information 250-847-4244

 

NL- National Lifeguard Award

This is the last step needed to become a lifeguard. The focus of this course is to teach the candidates prevention of aquatic related accidents via facility analysis, recognition of the different related emergencies and the importance of practice.  Candidates must hold SFA/CPR-C certification (need not to be current), Bronze Cross, and be 16 years old by the last day of the course.

Next NL course:  May 3-12   Friday  5-9pm  Sat & Sun    10am-7:30pm   $500.00

Recertification:  May 26   Sunday    9am-5:30pm    $125.00

PLEASE always PRE-REGISTER at least 1 week before start date. 250-847-4244

To learn more about these programs and many others view our Winter 2019 Rec Guide contact us for more details.

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