How far do you have to swim for Bronze Cross?
Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Includes a 400 metre timed swim within 12 minutes.
What are the bronze swimming levels?
Swim Patrol has three levels: Rookie, Ranger, and Star. These programs continue to develop participants’ swim strokes and provide the skill foundation that prepares them for success in the Society’s Bronze Medal awards.
How hard is the Bronze Medallion?
Bronze courses are physically demanding and if you haven’t been swimming for a year or two you will be challenged by the distance and fitness swims that are in both the Medallion and Cross courses. Medallion candidates should be able to complete a swim of 500m in less than 15 minutes.
How do you get a bronze star in swimming?
Bronze Star (10 hr.): develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness….fitness training workout:
- 100 m or yd. warm-up.
- 6 x 25 m or yd. one of front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, or lifesaving kick.
- 2 x 50 m or yd. one of head-up front crawl or head-up breaststroke.
- 50 m or yd. cool-down.
Does Bronze Cross count as First Aid?
Before one can take the Bronze Cross course, the Bronze Medallion (Canada) is required. With Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certification, one can be an assistant lifeguard in some provinces….Bronze Cross (Canada)
Do you get standard First Aid from Bronze Cross?
Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, current Alberta workplace approved Standard First Aid, and a minimum of 16 years of age.
Does Bronze Cross include CPR C?
Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Includes CPR C and AED. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion.
What CPR do you get with Bronze Cross?
BRONZE MEDALLION Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Includes CPR A and AED. Canadian Lifesaving Manual and exam fees are included! Swimming ability should be at I Can Swim Stage 3, Lifesaving Society Swimmer 6 or Red Cross Swim Kids 10.
Is Bronze Cross difficult?
Bronze Medallion has a few challenging skills that candidates must master in order to obtain their qualification. For some 13-year-olds, the endurance swim and life saving skills are a piece of cake. For others (especially those without a strong swim background) these skills can be tough.
What is the difference between Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross?
The Bronze Cross is a certification in water rescue that is the mainstay of the lifesaving training offered in Canada, and awarded by the Royal Life Saving Society of Canada. Before one can take the Bronze Cross course, the Bronze Medallion (Canada) is required.
Is Bronze Star the same as Bronze Medallion?
The Bronze Star is an award for secondary school students. The Bronze Star will test the candidate’s knowledge, fitness, skills and judgement and is a step towards achieving the iconic Bronze Medallion.