Want to kick-start your career as a lifeguard and swim instructor? MIS is proud to be offering its first lifeguard certification this Spring.

The combined bronze medallion and bronze cross course is the best way to quickly become certified as an assistant lifeguard and begin training as a swim instructor.

Becoming a lifeguard and swim instructor is one of the best and highest-paid jobs for students and teens.

Course Information:

The course is five weeks and 40 hours of training, running from May 14 to Jun 12, 2022, every Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Start Date:

May 14, 2022

End Date:

Jun 12, 2022


Every Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm


John Abbott College

(Casgrain sports building)


21 275 Rue Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3L9


Bronze Medallion

Bronze Cross


$515.21 + tax

Is this course for you? Here are the requirements:

Swimming Ability Requirements:
  • MIS Advanced or higher
  • Red Cross Junior 10 or higher
  • YMCA Star 6 or higher
  • Olympic Way Gold or higher
Minimum Age:

13 years old and up

Don’t know your level or don’t have one of these certificates? You should be able to swim at least 100 m (4 lengths of a 25 m pool) non-stop and have knowledge of the four strokes. (Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breaststroke, and Butterfly).

Included with the course:

We’ve made sure that everything you need is included in the price to make this as easy as possible. Here are the included items:

What do you need?

Additional Advantages:

Why take the course with MIS? That’s a great question. We at MIS are invested in the swim industry and the local community. We want to offer all swimmers the best opportunity for the future.

Job opportunities:

Eligible swimmers that pass the course will get exclusive job opportunities right away. Younger swimmers will be later fast-tracked in hiring once they meet our swim instructor age requirements.

Ready to Sign Up?

Great! Just follow the form below, and a member of our team will contact you within 48-hours (business days) to complete your payment.

Still have a question? Please email us at info@swim-montreal.com.

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