Courses & Training

E.g., 10/18/2017
E.g., 10/18/2017
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Bronze Star/Medallion Combo
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday and every Saturday until Thu Oct 26 2017.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

This is a combination course that will teach the Bronze Star portion
first, followed immediately by the Bronze Medallion portion.
Candidates are taught about how to make Water Smart choices and
learn basic lifesaving and resuscitation skills needed to be their own
personal lifeguard. Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the
lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue
education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn
advanced lifesaving techniques for challenging rescues of increased
risk, involving conscious and unconscious victims in varying water
depths. Participants develop stroke efficiency and endurance in timed
swims (500 meters). Includes CPR-A.

Prerequisites: Ability to complete a 500 meter timed swim

Age: 8Y+

Cost: $275.45

October 10th - 26th 2017 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays from 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Ping Pong 101
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 28 2017.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am, Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am, Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Learn to play Ping Pong with instructor Faisal with a focus on basic table tennis skills. We will provide you with all the required equipment. This is FREE for 16 years and up.

For more information call the Fort St. John Visitor Centre at (250)785-4592. 

Pool Operator - Level 1
Repeats every day until Fri Oct 27 2017.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Pool Operator - Level 1
This course provides in-class and hands-on experience for those involved or wishing to be involved in swimming pool operations. In the municipal aquatics field and Private sector, this course is a minimum requirement and is recognized by the Provincial Health Authority for meeting the minimum Health Act training requirement. Topics include water circulation equipment, pool volume calculations, basic chlorine chemistry, Langlier Saturation Index, water balance, water testing, safe handling and storage of pool chemicals. Participants should bring a calculator to class. Successful candidates will receive the Level I Swimming Pool Operator certificate which is recognized interprovincially through the Western Facility Operators Master Certificate Program.

Location: Pomeroy Sport Centre

Age: 12Y+

Thursday October 26th and Friday October 27th from 8:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $135.00

Workplace Emergency First Aid
Repeats every week every Monday until Fri Aug 18 2017 except Mon Oct 09 2017, Mon Nov 06 2017, Mon Nov 13 2017. Also includes Sat Nov 18 2017, Sat Dec 02 2017.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm


The Workplace Emergency First Aid course (also known as Occupational First Aid Level 1 or OFA 1) is a hands-on interactive 1 day course that teaches workers how to deal with the most common workplace first-aid emergencies. Workplace Emergency First Aid includes CPR Level A (adult skills), choking procedures as well as emergency scene management, dealing with shock, spinal injuries, minor wound management, major bleeding, internal bleeding, poisons and minor burns. Students will also be trained to use an AED
(Automated External Defibrillator).

Age 16Y+

Location: North Peace Leisure Pool

Saturday October 7th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday October 16th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday October 23rd 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Monday October 30th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday November 18th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Monday November 20th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday November 27th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday December 4th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday December 11th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday December 18th 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Pomeroy Sports Centre

Saturday December 2nd 2017 from 8:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $125.00


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