Aquatic Leadership Program (Vaughan)

Part 1: ​Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities, Grade 10 Open (PAQ2O1)

Includes The Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid with CPR-C Certifications

Ministry of Education - Ontario Secondary School Credit and Lifesaving Society Certifications:

  • ​1 Secondary School Credit – Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities (PAQ2O)
  • Lifesaving Society's Bronze Medallion
  • Lifesaving Society's Bronze Cross
  • Lifesaving Society's Standard First Aid with CPR-C


Students must:

  • be 13 years of age or older 
  • currently attend a Secondary School
  • be able to swim 400 metres

For specific details about the Bronze Cross, Bronze Medallion, Standard First Aid, Swim and Lifesaving Instructors and the National Lifeguard Qualifications, visit the City of Vaughan​​ or the Lifesaving Society website.


Locatio​n and Times

Start Date: February 21, 2023

End Date: June 6, 2023

Location: Dufferin Clark Community Centre, 1441 Clark Ave. W, Thornhill ON, L4J 7R4 905-832-8554

Times: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $200.00 (Covers Lifesaving Society course materials and exam fees; all types of payment accepted by City of Vaughan)

Aquatic Leadership Courses through the City of Vaughan recommend 100% attendance. Late admission cannot be granted. For this reason, cancellation requests must be submitted a minimum of five business days prior to the start of the first class in order to receive a refund. No refund will be granted for late requests.


Pool and Classroom Instruction

Dufferin Clark Community Centre - Tuesday and Thursday Classes.

  • February 21, 23, 28
  • March 7, 9, 21, 23, 30
  • April 4, 11, 18, 20, 27
  • May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 23, 25, 30
  • June 1

Remote Learning Only Classes

Please review System Requirements and Policies & Procedures​.

  • March 2, 28
  • April 6, 13, 25
  • May 13, 18
  • June 6

The decision to run classes is based on student enrollment and teacher availability. Students must attend all classes. Assessments and Evaluations will occur throughout the program.

Course Expectations will be assessed and evaluated using the Standard Lifesaving Society evaluation criteria and the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Expectations.

“An examiner and Instructor Trainer from the Lifesaving Society will evaluate the aquatic skills required for National Lifeguarding and Swim and Lifesaving Instructor  certifications.”


Contact​ Inf​ormation

​ or (905) 884-3434 or 1-877-280-8180


How to Register

Learn more on our Aquatic Leadership Program - Registration webpage​.