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 ScheduleNational Lifeguard Earl Grey, East York Toronto April 20-28National Lifeguard Western Tech, High Park Toronto May 4-12National Lifeguard Earl Grey, East York Toronto May 25-June 2National Lifeguard Western Tech, High Park Toronto June 8-16National Lifeguard Bishop Marrocco, High Park Toronto July 6-14National Lifeguard St Patrick, East York, Toronto July 20-28National Lifeguard Bishop Marrocco, High Park Toronto August 10-18

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

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)