The KAJ Snowfest will take place at H2O from January 18–20. View the swim meet schedule for times and disruption details.

Kelowna Family YMCA - Aquatic Certifications

Mar 01 - Mar 03
Friday 4:00–9:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Lifesaving Instructor

Ages 16+

Candidates are trained in aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills. Candidates also learn about long-range/short-term planning, class management, safety supervision and the principles of evaluation. Lifesaving Instructor is also the base for all other Instructor certifications. Prerequisites Bronze Cross 16 years old by ...

Member: $241 + course materials ($65)
Non-Member: $321 + course materials ($65)
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Mar 18 - Mar 21
Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Bronze Medallion & CPR-A

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 1...

Member: $112.50 + Canadian Lifesaving Manual ($40)
Non-Member: $150 + Canadian Lifesaving Manual ($40)
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Jan 31 - Mar 07
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
YMCA Swim Instructor

Ages 16+

Share your love of swimming with others! As a leader in the pool, you can play an essential role in helping others learn to swim and improve their health in many ways. You will learn a variety of teaching techniques, lesson planning, progressions, and more. To put it all into practice, you'll also work alongside a certified YMCA Swim Instructor to teach children during a swim lesson. To ta...

Member: $243.50
Non-Member: $324.50
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