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Upon completion of this course participants will earn the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) and Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) certificates.

  • NLS is the industry standard for professional lifeguards in Canada.
  • AEC covers first aid, CPR and skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting.

The NLS and ACE certificates are recommended for lifeguards, aquatic instructors, lifesavers and other individuals who may need to respond to a first aid emergency in an aquatic setting.

NLS/AEC Course (Combined)

This Advanced course is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. This Lifesaving Society course offers both NL & AEC as a combination class. NL is a recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada. NL is designed to develop an understanding of lifeguard principles, good judgment and a mature responsible attitude towards the role of a lifeguard. AEC is designed to provide first aid skills, knowledge, judgment and confidence to provide medical assistance to anyone in need. The extra fee's includes all materials, registration fee and exam fee which cannot be removed as these are mandatory for completion of the course. Prerequisites: 16 years of age and a Bronze Cross Award.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16 and up Dec 27 - Jan 9 9:00am - 5:00pm Clareview Arena GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
617921
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 27 - Jan 5 8:00am - 4:00pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
594019
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Feb 3 - Feb 25 9:00am - 5:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
612513
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 27 - Jan 5 9:00am - 5:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
593579
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 10 - Oct 22 8:00am - 4:00pm Eastglen Leisure Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
594066
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 13 - Jan 28 7:30am - 3:30pm Eastglen Leisure Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
612588
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Oct 26 - Dec 14 4:00pm - 10:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$334.25
GENERAL
$371.40
594186
Instructor: introduced in class
NLS/AEC Recert (Combined)

This Advanced recert is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. The NLS/AEC and CPR 'C' awards are current for a period of two years from the date of exam. This exam retests all the items required as well as providing any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the award for another two years. The extra fee includes the exam fee which cannot be removed as it is mandatory for completion of the recert. Bring proof of award and a bathing suit.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16 and up Nov 15 - Nov 15 9:00am - 3:00pm Clareview Arena GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
608374
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 19 - Dec 19 8:30am - 11:30am Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
594209
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Feb 23 - Feb 23 4:00pm - 10:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
612464
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Mar 2 - Mar 2 4:00pm - 10:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
612476
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 16 - Dec 16 9:00am - 3:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
594561
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 20 - Jan 20 9:00am - 3:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617632
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Mar 17 - Mar 17 9:00am - 3:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617633
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 23 - Sep 23 3:00pm - 9:00pm Grand Trunk Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
593660
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 15 - Oct 15 10:00am - 4:00pm Grand Trunk Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
619423
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 29 - Oct 29 8:00am - 2:00pm Londonderry Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
618362
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 9 - Sep 9 9:00am - 3:00pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
608516
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Feb 10 - Feb 10 9:00am - 3:00pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617679
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 6 - Jan 6 9:00am - 1:30pm O'Leary Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617662
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 12 - Jan 12 4:00pm - 10:00pm O'Leary Leisure Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617683
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Nov 23 - Nov 23 10:00am - 4:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
594313
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Feb 4 - Feb 4 1:00pm - 7:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617992
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Mar 11 - Mar 11 1:00pm - 7:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$30.35
GENERAL
$33.70
617994
Instructor: introduced in class

Prerequisite

16 years or older and Bronze Cross

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Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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