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Victoria Park Collegiate Institute

Address: 15 WALLINGFORD RD
District: North York

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  • Phone: 416-395-7842
  • Intersection: Near: Waller Ave & Windermere Ave
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Basic swimming skills and water safety. This is an introductory or beginner level. Prerequisite: A keen interest in developing skills and knowledge that promotes safe enjoyment of aquatic environments. Adult 1 develops or increases students' comfort in the water through basic floatation, movement and breathing skills and fosters the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to prepare, stay safe and survive in and around water.
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Adult Swim 1  (17yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 8 - 9pm
Adult Swim 1  (17yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 8 - 9pm
Swimming strokes and water safety. Prerequisite: Ability to swim 15 metres continuously on front or back and a willingness to increase comfort in deep water. Adult 2 develops one or more swimming strokes, working towards proficiency and increased endurance, and introduces or enhances water safety knowledge and skills relevant to the student.
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Adult Swim 2  (17yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 8 - 9pm
This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including the introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork and use of special equipment. Candidates must be able to swim 600 m in 18 minutes. Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid with CPR-C are pre-requisites for lifeguard training in the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) program and Lifesaving Society Instructors certifications. Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (CPR-B). If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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Mar-14-2020 to Mar-22-2020, Sun, Sat, 10am - 6pm
Jul-17-2020 to Jul-19-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Oct-24-2020 to Nov-01-2020, Sun, Sat, 10am - 6pm
This rectification course offers Bronze Cross candidates who have and/or are about to expire from their two-year certification period, a chance to review and update their techniques to maintain current certification. Candidates are required to perform Bronze Cross standards in a practical examination component. Candidates must complete the 600m swim in 18 minutes or less, perform skills and rescues, and bring proof of original certification. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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Sep-19-2020 to Sep-19-2020, Sat, 10am - 4:30pm
Teaches lifesavers of all ages how to respond in complex water rescue situations. Bronze Medallion develops physical fitness, decision-making and judgement skills in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Lifesavers demonstrate stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for all advanced lifesaving awards. Candidates must be able to complete a 500m swim in 15 minutes or less. The Emergency First Aid component teaches general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, CPR, choking, respiratory and circulatory emergencies such as heart attack and stroke, and how to deal with external bleeding. The CPR-B component teaches the appropriate CPR and choking procedures for children and infants. Successful candidates receive both Emergency First Aid with CPR-B certifications. Emergency First Aid is recognized by the WSIB. Prerequisites: Bronze Star or minimum age 13 years. If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. Candidates that have Bronze Star and are under 13 years of age can register for this course by calling 416-396-7378 or attend an in-person registration site on priority registration days.
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Jan-24-2020 to Jan-26-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Apr-24-2020 to Apr-26-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Aug-07-2020 to Aug-09-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Oct-16-2020 to Oct-18-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
This is an intense program designed for individuals who have strong swimming skills. Please refer to descriptions for both Bronze Medallion/Emergency First Aid and Bronze Cross/SFA for further information.
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Jan-31-2020 to Feb-09-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Nov-06-2020 to Nov-15-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Through classroom learning and in-water practice, this course prepares candidates to help certified instructors with swimming and lifesaving classes. Candidates are introduced to key principals of learning and teaching, and they master basic progressions of teaching. The roles and responsibilities of instructors and their assistants are emphasized. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross or NLS. If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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Apr-17-2020 to Apr-19-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Jun-05-2020 to Jun-07-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Aug-21-2020 to Aug-23-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
This program is designed to test the candidate's lifeguarding skills in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level in a pool setting. Candidates are required to bring their own whistle and proof of original certification. Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Pool certification. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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Mar-08-2020 to Mar-08-2020, Sun, 1 - 6pm
May-23-2020 to May-23-2020, Sat, 1 - 9:30pm
May-31-2020 to May-31-2020, Sun, 1 - 9:30pm
Jun-21-2020 to Jun-21-2020, Sun, 1 - 9:30pm
Dec-06-2020 to Dec-06-2020, Sun, 1 - 9:30pm
This course is designed to develop sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgement and a mature, responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard in a pool setting. The program emphasizes teamwork, leadership, communications and the prevention of accidents and the treatment of medical emergencies. Participants are taught advanced lifeguarding skills. This award remains current for two years from the date of certification. Candidates must bring proof of pre-requiste awards. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 years and proof of Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR-C. SFA/CPR-C MUST be from one of the following recognized agencies: Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John's Ambulance and Canadian Ski Patrol. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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AL: National Lifeguard: Pool  (16yrs and over)
Mar-16-2020 to Mar-20-2020, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 6pm
AL: National Lifeguard: Pool  (16yrs and over)
Jun-24-2020 to Jun-28-2020, Sun, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, 9am - 5pm
AL: National Lifeguard: Pool  (16yrs and over)
Jul-03-2020 to Jul-12-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Upon successful completion of this program, candidates will be able to instruct the Toronto Learn to Swim program including Guardian, Preschool, Super, Ultra Swim and the lifesaving awards of the Lifesaving Society. Time is devoted in both classroom and water sessions to developing skills in the areas of class management, teaching, evaluation, leadership, communication and administration. This award remains current for two years from the date of certification. Candidates must bring proof of prerequisite awards to the first class. Prerequisites: Minimum age 16 years (by the last day of the course) and Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard. Recommended: Standard First Aid with CPR-C and Lifesaving Society Assistant Instructor Course. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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Feb-14-2020 to Feb-23-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Mar-16-2020 to Mar-20-2020, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am - 6pm
Mar-27-2020 to Apr-05-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
May-08-2020 to May-17-2020, Sun, Fri, Sat, 6 - 10pm
Jun-24-2020 to Jun-28-2020, Sun, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, 9am - 5pm
Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid (CPR-B). This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, and use of special equipment. Candidates must be able to complete a 600m swim in 18 minutes or less. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for lifeguard training in the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) program and Lifesaving Society Instructors.
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Bronze Cross  (13yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 10:30am - 1pm
Bronze Star is an excellent preparation course for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problem solving and decision making skills individually and with a partner. Learn one-rescuer adult CPR, obstructed airway response, rescue breathing skills and how to contact Emergency Medical Services. Candidates will develop Water Smart confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifesaver. These are official training certification of the Lifesaving Society-Canada's lifeguarding experts.
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Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 9:30 - 11am
The Guardian Swim Program provides an introduction to the aquatic environment and basic skills. It is age appropriate and progressive. Learning is facilitated through the parent/ caregiver to ensure comfort, communication and extra safety. Parent or guardian must accompany child into the water. One child per parent/guardian
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Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 4yrs 11mths)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 6:30 - 7pm
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 4yrs 11mths)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 10 - 10:30am
Safety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
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Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 6 - 6:30pm
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 6:30 - 7pm
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 6:30 - 7pm
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 9:30 - 10am
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 10 - 10:30am
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11:30am - 12pm
Development of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
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Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 7 - 7:30pm
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 7 - 7:30pm
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 10:30 - 11am
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 12:30 - 1pm
Development of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
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Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 7:30 - 8pm
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 7:30 - 8pm
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11 - 11:30am
Safety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
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Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 6 - 6:30pm
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 6 - 6:30pm
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11 - 11:30am
Development of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
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Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 7 - 7:30pm
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 7 - 7:30pm
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11:30am - 12pm
Development of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
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Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 7:30 - 8pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 8 - 8:30pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 7:30 - 8pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 12 - 12:30pm
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 12:30 - 1pm
Development of breath control, entries, deepwater techniques, survival skills and front crawl. Introduction to back crawl, combined stroke swims, deep water, descent and ascent, under water swim. HELP position and self-rescue. Continuous swim 25 metres.
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Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jan-08-2020 to Mar-04-2020, Wed, 8:30 - 9pm
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 10:30 - 11am
Development of front and back crawl, treading skills, simple rescue techniques and deep water abilities. Introduction to surface dives, front dives, whip kick, primary assessment and basic lifesaving skills. Continuous swim 50 metres. Must be comfortable in deep water.
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Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 9:30 - 10am
Development of shallow dives, eggbeater, foot first surface dive, self rescue and basic lifesaving skills. Introduction to elementary back stroke and artificial respiration. Continous swim 100 metres.
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Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 6 - 6:45pm
Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11 - 11:45am
Development of entries, surface dives, elementary back stroke, kicks, lifesaving & treading skills. Introduction to breast stroke and deep dives. Continous swim 150 metres.
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Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 6 - 6:45pm
Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Development of deep dives, surface dives with underwater swim, all strokes and kicks. Continuous swim 200 metres.
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Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 8 - 9pm
Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 12 - 1pm
Development of self rescue abilities, non contact rescue and stroke improvement. Introduction to stride jump and compact jump. Continous swim 300 metres.
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Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Jan-09-2020 to Mar-05-2020, Thur, 8 - 9pm
Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Jan-11-2020 to Mar-07-2020, Sat, 9:30 - 10:30am
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Indoor Pool1
B

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