Swimming and Water Safety Courses

Canadian Red Cross Society, The

Search Agency Service

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
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;  
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
Web Site
English - Some pools offer lessons in French.
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

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Verified On
October 26, 2021