Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross Program


Schedule: 1 Weekend or 2 Sundays 

Instructional Hours: 20 hrs (in pool)

Cost: $220+Tax

*Lifesaving Manual - $58+Tax

*CPR Pocket Mask with Gloves - $28.50+Tax

*Fox-40 Whistle - $12.50+Tax

Total: $319+Tax

*Required to purchase if do not have

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPR-B



Course Description:

  • Designed for candidates who would like to advance their lifesaving skills and learn safe supervision in aquatic facilities
  • This certificate is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification course
  • Object recovery & transport: demonstrate anaerobic fitness & strength for object recovery: starting in the water, swim 15 m & surface dive to recover a 4.5kg (10lb) object, surface & carry object 5m - all within 60 seconds
  • Rescue drill: starting in water, swim head-up to recover submerged manikin/victim 20m away, surface & carry manikin/victim 20m to starting point - all within 120 seconds
  • Endurance challenge: swim 400m within 11 mins (400 yd in 9:40 mins) 

Why do I need this certification?

  • One of the two prerequisites for National Lifeguard

Session Dates

Bronze Cross Toronto Fall Winter ScheduleBronze Medallion Certificate Program Toronto, Earl Grey East York April 21 & April 28Bronze Cross Program Earl Grey, East York Toronto June 1 & June 2Bronze Cross Program Western Tech, High Park, Toronto June 9 & June 16Bronze Medallion Certificate Program Toronto, Bishop Marrocco, High Park July 7 & 14Bronze Medallion Certificate Program Toronto, St Patrick, East York July 21 & July 28Bronze Medallion Certificate Program Toronto, Bishop Marrocco, High Park, August 11 & August 18
Registration Process

Step One: Complete the registration form (below)

Step Two: Wait for registration confirmation email & invoice from Jack of Sports

Step Three: Send E-Transfer to with total amount to secure your spot in the course

Step Four: You will be notified when your invoice is updated


East York Location: Earl Grey Sr PS (Pool)

Earl Grey, East York National Lifeguard location Map

Address: Earl Grey Sr PS

100 Strathcona Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4J 1G8


  • 3 Streets south of Danforth & Jones Ave
  • Drive half a block east on Strathcona Ave
  • Parking lot on west-side of school
  • Enter school door across from parking lot & walk down stairs on right side 
  • Pool/change room location in the basement

Blake St Jr PS (Classroom)

Address: Blake St Jr PS

21 Boultbee Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4J 1A7


High Park Location: Western Technical

Bronze Cross Western Tech, High Park Toronto Location Map

Address: Western Technical 

125 Evelyn Crescent
Toronto, Ontario
M6P 3E3  

Pool Entrance

  • Drive up hill on Evelyn Cres.
  • Pool door located across from tennis courts
  • Enter door & walk through another two doors
  • Turn left & walk to end of hallway


  • Parking located on Evelyn Cres. across from tennis courts



East York Location: St Patrick Catholic Secondary 

St Patrick, East York Toronto location Map

Location: St Patrick Catholic Secondary 

49 Felstead Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4J 1G3


  • Cannot access parking lot from Coxwell Ave
  • Turn onto Felstead from Greenwood
  • At the end of accessible road turn right
  • Parking lot on south-west side of school


High Park Location: Bishop Marrocco

Bishop Marrocco, High Park, Roncesvalles Standard First Aid Certificate location Toronto

Location: Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School, room 205

1515 Bloor St W
Toronto, Ontario
M6P 1A3

Driving Northbound on Dundas St. W: 

  • Parking located in the Loblaw’s parking lot. 
  • Walk northbound on Dundas St. W towards Bloor St.
  • Prior to Bloor St. walk down ramp on right-hand-side.
  • Enter School through double doors and turn left to find staircase
  • Go up one floor exit staircase and turn left. 
  • Walk down the hall (past water fountain and pool change rooms)
  • Turn right at the end of foyer and continue down hallway to find room 205 (on left)