Downtown YMCA

Ages 16+

Learn how to fulfill your role as a professional facilitator of safe, enjoyable aquatics for everyone! The National Lifeguard (NL) course emphasizes teamwork, leadership, and communication in the prevention of accidents and in first aid treatment of medical emergencies.

To take this course you must be 16 years or older AND have completed Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. The course requires 100% attendance and participation to complete. The manual is included in the program fee.

National Lifeguard is a Lifesaving Society (LS) certification offered through the YMCA. National Lifeguard is the only nationally recognized lifeguard certification in Canada.



Downtown YMCA

View Larger Map 150 Ash Ave SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3A9
Phone: 403-527-4426
Fax: 403-529-5702
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