Please take note of special holiday hours and limited schedules across all facilities during the winter holiday (Dec 22-Jan 4). Learn more

The aquatic facilities at H2O will close early at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 15 to accommodate staff training. Fitness facilities will remain open until 8:00 p.m. as usual.

H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

Ages 16+

Learn how to fulfill your role as a professional facilitator of safe, enjoyable aquatics for everyone! Get trained in injury prevention, public education, safety supervision, team work, rescue, and First Aid.

The National Lifeguard (NL) course emphasizes teamwork, leadership, and communication in the prevention of accidents and in first aid treatment of medical emergencies.

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

Program Requirements

  • You must be 16+ years of age
  • Completion of Bronze Cross, current Standard First Aid, or Aquatic Emergency Care (within past 3 years)
Day & TimeMember FeeNon-Member FeeRegistrationNotes
Nov 27 - Dec 18
Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. & Sundays, 4:30-9:30 p.m
25% off non-member fee + Alert Manual ($45) + Lifeguard Fanny Pack ($80)$310 + Alert Manual ($45) + Lifeguard Fanny Pack ($80)Call 250-491-9622--

H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

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