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H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

Ages 13+

Learn the four components of water rescues — judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness.

Students learn self-rescue techniques; defense and release methods; and tows and carries in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims, including spinal injuries and circulatory emergencies. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim (500m in 15 min.)

Bronze Medallion is a Lifesaving Society (LS) certification offered through the YMCA.

Program Requirements

  • Participants must be 13+ years of age if they have not completed Bronze Star
  • If younger than 13, participants can take this course if they have completed Bronze Star
  • The Canadian Lifesaving Manual

H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

View Larger Map 4075 Gordon Drive
Kelowna, BC V1W 5J2
Phone: 250-491-9622
Fax: 250-764-4085
  • Aquatics
  • H2O Aquatics
  • H2O Child, Youth and Family Development
  • H2O Health & Fitness
  • Health and Fitness