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Backcountry is one of British Columbia’s largest hunting, fishing and outdoor supply stores. The Fort St. John area is home to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in North America and often referred to as “The Serengeti of the North”.

Combined Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross added to meet demand!

The North Peace Lesiure Pool has added a combined Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross course to the meet the high demand currently being experienced at the Pool.  If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard and were not able to take the courses offered ealier in the summer you can enroll now!

 

Karin Carlson, Pool Manager indicated she "will be hiring lifeguards this fall" so people can still qualify for these outstanding job opportunities.  If you like working in a team environment that is intense and fun all at the same time then lifeguarding is a great part-time job.  The pay is great too. 

 

Dates: August 27-31 (Monday – Friday)

Time:     11am-5pm

Cost: $366.60 + HST (includes course, manuals and all candidate fees)

Prerequisites: You must be 13 years older or completed Bronze Star

Location: North Peace Leisure Pool

 

Bronze Medallion:

This award teaches and understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness.  Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defense and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk, involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types.  Participants also develop stroke efficiency and endurance in timed swims.  Includes CPR-A.

Bronze Cross:

This award is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training, including an introduction to safe supervision.  Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs, including National Lifeguard Service (NLS) and Instructor certifications.  Includes CPR-C 

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