Fredericton YMCA

National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50m sprint challenge, 50m rescue drill and 400m endurance challenge.

Prerequisitie: Bronze Cross certification and 16+ years old by the day of the exam


Fredericton YMCA

View Larger Map 570 York Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 3R3
Phone: (506) 462-3000 ext.0
  • Aquatics
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Health & Fitness