Lifeguarding and swim instructing can be one of the most valuable and rewarding training experiences of your life.
Lifeguards and swim instructors prevent incidents from occurring, perform rescues and first aid when accidents do happen, teach and promote water safety to community members of all ages, especially children. If you enjoy helping others, making a difference in people’s lives and being around the water, then lifeguarding and swim instructing may be for you.
How to become a lifeguard
Here are the training requirements, in order, to become a certified lifeguard and swim instructor in British Columbia: