National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart below for the
The Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion was first earned by
Canadian lifesavers in 1896. The Medallion first went into
space in 1998 in the pocket of Canadian astronaut, and former
lifeguard and lifesaving instructor, Dr. Dave Williams.
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