Advanced Leadership Courses


Bronze Medallion - YMCA Camp Elphinstone

Bronze Medallion (BM) teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. BM challenges the candidate both mentally and physically. Judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for Assistant Lifeguard training in Bronze Cross.   This course has a timed swim of 400 meters in 12 minutes.

Course Manual (CLSM) and pocket mask will be required to purchase at the course.


Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Ability to swim AND Bronze Star award OR 13 years old by last day of the course

Fraser Valley 604.755.4672
Lower Mainland 604.536.6410

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