Aquatic Leadership Program

The Aquatic Leadership Program is offered in partnership between the York Region District School Board, Continuing Education, the Town of Aurora, and the Cities of Markham and Vaughan.  The program uses a blended learning format consisting of pool instruction, face-to-face instruction and on-line learning to deliver Ministry of Education credits and Swim, Lifeguarding and Instructor Certifications.


For the The Town of Aurora, and the Cities of Markham and Vaughan:

Aquatic Leadership Part 1 (Semester 2)

Vaughan: February 21, 2023 - June 6, 2023

Aquatic Leadership Part 2 (Semester 2)

Aurora: February 6, 2023 - June 19, 2023
Markham: February 9, 2023 - June 13, 2023

Secondary School Grade 10 Credit 

  • Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities (PAQ2O)

National Lifesaving Society Swim Certifications

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion

  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C

Secondary School Grade 12 Credit 

  • Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership (PLF4M)

National Lifesaving Society Lifeguard and Instructor Certifications

  • Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructor

  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguarding