Canadian Red Cross Society, The

Swimming and Water Safety Courses

Search Agency Service

Description
Provides comprehensive learn-to-swim programs for the public and national lifeguard training for professional lifeguards.

Service offers:

  • teaching all five strokes (front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, backstroke, and sidestroke)
  • learn-to-swim programs for individuals age 4 months to adults¬†
  • adapted swimming options for swimmers with disabilities
  • at-school or camp programs for large groups with various levels of ability
  • Red Cross Lifeguard program
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • anyone wanting to learn and improve their swimming skills
  • professional lifeguards seeking training
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service;
  • contact the local Red Cross office or check website
  • visit website for information on the lifeguard program
  • view Find  A Course for local course offering
 Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-356-3226
Telephone
780-423-2680
Fax
780-428-7092
Web Site
http://www.redcross.ca
Languages
English - Some pools offer lessons in French.
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees vary by pool and level of lesson. Contact local pool for details.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Some pools offer subsidies for low income families; contact local pool for details and to see if this service is offered.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
June 18, 2021