Saturday, June 15 to Monday, July 1: ALL POOL FACILITIES CLOSED – Our change rooms, weight room, steam room, sauna, hot tub, leisure pool, and main pool will be closing for two weeks for yearly maintenance. Showers are not available. Aquatic fitness classes will be at the outdoor pool, please pre-register online. 

Advanced Certification Programs

Open the door to employment with advanced aquatic certification offered at Strathcona Gardens. You will also develop leadership skills that can have a profound impact on your future success.  We offer a variety of first aid and leadership courses including training to become a lifeguard, swimming or fitness instructor.

First Aid

Accidents can and do happen, so get prepared by taking a course. Comprehensive training covering all aspects of first-aid and CPR.

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Lifesaving

Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education – judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness.

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Swim for Life Instructor

Test your instructional knowledge and theories in safety supervision, injury prevention, swimming skills and much more.

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Looking for Ways to Get Active?

To find out when courses are scheduled, and to register, view this program in our Recreation Guide.