Lifeguarding Academy

Preparing You For The Unexpected

Reducing the rate of preventable deaths worldwide, one class at a time.

 

Lifeguarding Academy offers the most complete variety of First aid and Aquatic Leadership courses.
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First time looking into becoming a lifeguard or instructor in Canada?

 
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 Introducing The Academy Guarantee

Lifeguarding Academy wants every student to be successful!

All courses run by Lifeguarding Academy are facilitated under the Academy Guarantee. If you are unsuccessful in completing your course, you can retake the course (and in some cases just the exam) for half of the original price of your course. The Academy Guarantee is subject to 100% attendance and participation and must be used within one year of the unsuccessful course and the Academy Guarantee does not apply to recertification courses.

See terms and conditions for more details.


Other Perks of Training at Lifeguarding Academy

Lifeguarding Academy is Toronto's Official academy of first aid and lifeguarding. All courses are WSIB approved and accredited through the Royal Lifesaving Society of Canada.


Advanced Equipments

Learning is facilitated using the newest and most advanced first aid and lifeguarding equipment to give students an engaging and in-depth experience and prepare them for real world emergencies.

Learning is facilitated using the newest and most advanced first aid and lifeguarding equipment to give students an engaging and in-depth experience and prepare them for real world emergencies.


Automatic Recert Reminders

You wont have to worry about your certifications expiry dates anymore!    Our system will email you 2 months before your certification expires to ensure that you always stay current and help you stay ahead in your busy lives.

You wont have to worry about your certifications expiry dates anymore!

Our system will email you 2 months before your certification expires to ensure that you always stay current and help you stay ahead in your busy lives.


Every Course You Need

Looking to get your first aid certification? Looking into becoming a lifeguard? No matter what your ultimate goal is, you can find the right courses for your goal at the academy.    Not sure what courses you need to take for your specific goal?    Contact us and our support team will guide you in the right direction.

Looking to get your first aid certification? Looking into becoming a lifeguard? No matter what your ultimate goal is, you can find the right courses for your goal at the academy.

Not sure what courses you need to take for your specific goal?

Contact us and our support team will guide you in the right direction.


Employment Support

Our students get employment priority at our partnering organizations such as certain YMCAs, Canada’s Wonderland, Propel, and many more. Each class’ top student receives personal references from their instructor or the head instructor of each program. Additionally our    Job Center    serves as an addition resource for our students.

Our students get employment priority at our partnering organizations such as certain YMCAs, Canada’s Wonderland, Propel, and many more. Each class’ top student receives personal references from their instructor or the head instructor of each program. Additionally our Job Center serves as an addition resource for our students.


Expert Instructors

We’ve narrowed down the factors that hinder a student’s ability to learn. It is often the inability of the instructor to connect with candidates and teach them the way the students can learn. Our instructors aren’t only the most knowledgeable in the field, but they have proven time and time that they are the best at delivering their knowledge too.

We’ve narrowed down the factors that hinder a student’s ability to learn. It is often the inability of the instructor to connect with candidates and teach them the way the students can learn. Our instructors aren’t only the most knowledgeable in the field, but they have proven time and time that they are the best at delivering their knowledge too.


Multi-Lingual Support Team

Phone call, E-mail, or Live Chat, regardless of what your preferred method of communication may be, LGA’s world class support team is always available on the other end to answer your questions as efficiently as possible.    Current supported languages are: English, French, Spanish, Farsi, and Chinese. Once connected, just indicate what language you would prefer to speak.

Phone call, E-mail, or Live Chat, regardless of what your preferred method of communication may be, LGA’s world class support team is always available on the other end to answer your questions as efficiently as possible.

Current supported languages are: English, French, Spanish, Farsi, and Chinese. Once connected, just indicate what language you would prefer to speak.


Industry Leading Curriculums

With carefully adjusted class schedules and subject delivery methods, LGA provides all students their best shot at success, during the course and out in the real world.

With carefully adjusted class schedules and subject delivery methods, LGA provides all students their best shot at success, during the course and out in the real world.


Exclusive Online Library

Academy students are provided exclusive access to a large and continuously updated database of resources to always keep their knowledge up to date and be aware of the latest changes.

Academy students are provided exclusive access to a large and continuously updated database of resources to always keep their knowledge up to date and be aware of the latest changes.


 

Top Three Largest Training Facilities

Recognized by the Lifesaving Society in 2018

 
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Academy Programs

Bronze, National Lifeguard, First Aid & CPR, instructors and advance courses.
Through Lifeguarding Academy you can take all the necessary courses to become certified in first aid and even a certified lifeguard and instructor in Canada. Lifeguarding Academy and all courses are facilitated under the Academy Guarantee.


All of Lifeguarding Academy programs and courses are WISB approved and accredited by the Royal Lifesaving Society of Canada.

 

 Top Asked Questions

1. Does the Lifeguarding Academy only offer lifeguarding courses?
No, Lifeguarding Academy focuses on three areas of lifesaving: lifeguarding, first aid, and Instructing.
You can find all levels of first aid and CPR offered through LGA. All of our courses are WSIB approved.

 

2. What sets Lifeguarding Academy apart from other training organizations?
What sets Lifeguarding Academy apart from other training organizations is the attention that each candidate receives in their course. Our instructors develop a personal relationship with each candidate and ensure that they are equipped with the most accurate knowledge to feel confident in their training for when the time comes to put it to use.

Check out what our graduating classes are saying about their experience here.

 

3. My child wants to become a lifeguard, where do I start?
Bronze Medallion is the first course to take in order to start your lifeguarding training.

 

4. What are the pre-requisites to the National Lifeguard course? 
You need to be at least 16 years old, hold your Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid & CPR-C.

 

 5. What happens if I fail my National Lifeguard course?
Unsuccessful National Lifeguard candidates are required to retake the National Lifeguard course and re-examining is not an option. The best way to increase the chances of success in National Lifeguard is to attend the National Lifeguard Prep course prior to your course.

6. Is there a wet portion to the Standard First Aid course?
No, Standard First Aid is only consists of dry training.

 

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