Lifesaving Society Water Smart Facts Bronze Star, Medallion & Cross Bronze Star Be Water Smart Bronze star is the pre Bronze Medal- • Learn to swim lion training standard and excellent preparatory for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop • Play and swim in supervised problem-solving skills individually areas. and in partners. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart confidence and • Don’t go into the water alone, the lifesaving skills needed to be always swim with a buddy. their own personal lifeguard. Bronze Star is an official training certifica- tion of the Lifesaving Society. • Always supervise your chil- dren near water...If you are not within arms reach you Bronze Medallion have gone too far! Bronze Medallion opens the door to • Never dive in shallow the world of aquatic leadership in- water…”Feet first, First time” cluding lifeguarding and teaching. Swimmers learn the ladder approach, defense and release methods, rescue breathing, maneuvers for clearing obstructed airways, and ways to res- cue different victims. Bronze Medal- lion is a certification of the Lifesav- ing Society . Bronze Cross Bronze Cross offers the training needed to become an assistant life- guard. You will learn the secondary assessment, how to rescue a sub- merged victim, how to turn a spinal injury victim, to support a weight st PO Box 8065, Stn “A”, St. John’s, NL A1B 3M9 Tel: 709 576 1953 the water surface and also different Fax: 709 738-1475 rescue techniques. Bronze Cross is a Email:firstname.lastname@example.org prerequisite for all advanced training Website: www.lifesavingnl.ca awards in lifeguarding and teaching. Bronze Cross is a certification of the Lifesaving Society.