August 27, 2021, 3 PM
Upon the completion of the clinic candidates will be able to complete successfully demonstrate the following:
- Self Rescue
- Identify Someone in Distress
- Ladder Approach
- Sport Specific Rescues
Duration: Half day
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Location: Cherry Beach, Toronto
- Ability to complete the Lifesaving Society Swim to Survive Test (ROLL into deep water, TREAD water for one minute, and SWIM 50m to safety)
The course is limited to 18 participants. Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Course co-hosted with Toronto SUP & Kayak.
About the Course Presenter:
Sean Nickerson has been lifeguarding and teaching for 22 years across Canada, Australia, and the United States. He began as a swimmer, which lead him to the sport of lifesaving, and eventually to become a paddler (Stand Up Paddler and Outrigger). Sean has coached swimming and lifesaving for more than 15 years and has represented Canada internationally as an athlete, coach, and official. For the past 15 winters, he can be found in Hawaii certifying Canadian lifeguards on Hawaii's infamous North Shore.
About the Organization:
Waterman5 is a culmination of 20 years of experience across a diversity of different aquatic sports. In 2019 we are happy to be celebrating our 20th anniversary as a business that has been providing Canadian's with aquatic and first aid training and certification through our delivery partners the Lifesaving Society and Paddle Canada. We specialize in cold water environment including surf, moving water, and providing aquatic safety management for aquatic sporting events. We have had the opportunity to work with some great organization over the year's including the International Triathlon Union (ITU), Swim Natation Canada, (SNC), and the Canada Games.