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Swim for Success

Earn high school credits and gain qualifications to become a lifeguard & swim instructor
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Fast track your career in Aquatics while you earn a High School credit!

This is a hybrid Healthy Active Living Education course that includes in-pool and in-class instruction at the BWG Leisure Centre. It also includes an online component where students receive online course instruction, communicate with their teacher, and work on course assignments.

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 4-28
Time: 8:30-2:30 pm

Fee: $500.00



  • Minimum age of 15 years
  • A strong swimmer - swim 400m (16 laps) continuously
  • The desire to help others and teach Lifesaving skills
  • This program is available to all Ontario Secondary School students

You’ll earn:

  • One high school credit - grade 11 - open PAQ30
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid
  • National Lifeguard Preparation
  • Swim & Lifesaving Instructor

NOTE: This program is available to all Ontario Secondary School students and is offered in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board. Credits are valid with all school boards whether you are with the Catholic, public or private high school system. Optional Volunteer opportunities will be available through out the program that can be used towards Community Involvement hours.


Registration opens in June.