Aquatics Leadership Program

Earn a HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT and work towards becoming a LIFEGUARD.



Students are eligible to earn high school credits as well as earning qualifications to be a trained lifeguard certified to work anywhere in Canada. Students will earn (up to):   Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid + CPR + AED; Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Certification; National Lifeguard Program, Instructors* (not all at the same time).


This program is open to all public, private and Catholic school students. Some age restrictions will be enforced due to lifeguard certification guidelines. In order to be certified for the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) students must be 16 years old by the end of the course. However, prep courses can be completed at age 14. You must also be a strong swimmer. 


Courses are offered in both Semester I and Semester II in locations throughout Simcoe and Muskoka.  Please review the locations on the left hand side for more specific details and registration.

NOTE:  Credits are valid with all school boards whether you are with the Catholic, public or private high school system.  Attendance and participation at all sessions are mandatory