National Lifeguard course

National Lifeguard Program


Schedule: 2 Weekends 

Instruction Hours: 40 hrs (16 hrs classroom, 24 hrs pool)

Cost: $350+Tax

*Alert: Lifeguarding in Action - 2020 edition - $58+Tax

*Fox- 40 Whistle - $12.50+Tax

*Pocket Mask & Gloves - $28.50+Tax

Total: $449+Tax

*Required to purchase if do not have


  • Bronze Cross *can be an expired certification, but highly recommend that it is a valid certification
  • Age 15yrs+
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C  (not the same as Emergency First Aid that's completed in Bronze Medallion) 

Course Description:

  • Nationally, and internationally recognized
  • Certified individuals are qualified to legally work as a certified lifeguard
  • Candidates will learn importance of lifeguarding principles, sound judgment and the responsibilities of this role 
  • National Lifeguard (pool option) - can only be lifeguard at a pool
  • Expires in 2 years

Why do I need this certification?

  • To be employed as a lifeguard anywhere in Canada
  • Will not need to re-certify your Bronze Cross

Session Dates 

 National Lifeguard Fall/Winter Schedule
National Lifeguard Bishop Marrocco, Toronto
National Lifeguard Earl Grey, Toronto
National Lifeguard Western Tech, Toronto
National Lifeguard Earl Grey, Toronto
National Lifeguard Western Tech, Toronto
National Lifeguard Earl Grey, Toronto
National Lifeguard Western Tech, Toronto
National Lifeguard Earl Grey, Toronto

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

Western Tech, High Park National Lifeguard 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)