Aquatics

The Swan Valley Credit Union Aquatic Centre offers programs for all ages. Check out the links below for more info.

For swim lessons and program registration, please click here.

Adult Water Walking:  Refreshing waist deep water that puts little to no strain on your ankles, knees, hips & back. Mon. to Fri., 6am-8am, Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-1pm, 8pm-9pm, at the SVCU Aquatic Centre. Cost: regular drop in fee. Walk in the Lap Pool or against the current in the Lazy River – your choice.

Toonie Swim: Every Wed. from 6pm - 8pm at the SVCU Aquatic Centre. Go to: www.swanvalleyrec.ca for a schedule or call the Customer Service Desk at 204-734-4119

Aquasize: Monday, 8am-9am, 12-1pm (Regular Aquasize) Aquafit with certified instructor Kristin Immerkar 7pm-8pm (pre-registration recommended to guarantee your spot due to limited spaces) Wednesday, Friday 8am-9am & 12-1pm, Tuesday & Thursday 7pm-8pm (High Intensity).A refreshing chest deep water workout that puts little to no strain on your ankles, knees, hips & back.  High energy upbeat music, fun, social environment.  Everyone welcome at the SVCU Aquatic Centre.

Swimming Lessons: We offer swimming lessons from ages 6 months and up. We have Parent and Tot, Preschool, Swimmer 1-6 and Swim Patrol

Private Lessons: $30/30 min for 1st person, $3.50 more for each additional person (maximum of 3 in class with the same level)

Advanced Aquatics: 

Bronze Medallion: Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles that make up the four components of water rescue – judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Lifesavers learn to respond to increasingly complex situations involving conscious and unconscious victims in contact and non-contact rescues. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance with a timed swim.

  • Pre-requisite: Bronze Star or 13-years-old by exam day
  • Course Length: 25 hours

  • Textbook: Canadian Lifesaving Manual

    Bronze Cross: Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, and teamwork. Lifesavers learn the skills involved in the rescue of a victim with a spinal injury, the rescue of a pulseless victim, and the rescue of a victim with deteriorating circumstances.

    Bronze Cross is a prerequisite to National Lifeguard and Lifesaving Instructor. Bronze Cross is the stepping stone for all of the Society’s advanced training programs in lifesaving, lifeguarding and leadership.


  • Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion

  • Course Length: 25 hours

  • Textbook: Canadian Lifesaving Manual 

    National Lifeguard: National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard’s role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. The Lifesaving Society trains all of Canada’s National Lifeguards.

  • Prerequisites: minimum 16 years of age by date of exam, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid*or Aquatic Emergency Care.


Lifesaving Instructor:  Lifesaving Instructors teach and evaluate the Canadian Lifesaving Program, including the Swim Patrol and Bronze Medal Awards. In a Lifesaving Instructor course, you learn the principles of teaching and learning, how to properly plan effective lessons, the many evaluation methods, and much, much more

  • Pre-requisites: 16 years of age, Current Bronze Cross award or higher.  Includes manual

Emergency First Aid:  The 8-hour Emergency First Aid course is for people who want a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, rescue breathing, CPR, AED use, choking, respiratory and circulatory emergencies such as heart attack and stroke, bone & joint injuries, burns, poisonings, medical/legal aspects and how to deal with external bleeding. CPR-A is included

Fun Club: Fun Club Spring Session is April 8th-June 20th  from 4-6pm. This includes a healthy snack, activity in the multipurpose room and fun activities in the pool with the instructor.


 


 


 


 


https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/svcuaquaticsctr/ for more information or to register.