Welcome to Souris-Glenwood A beautiful, fun, progressive community
Welcome to Souris-Glenwood
A beautiful, fun, progressive community

Red Cross Swim Lessons 2019

Swim Lesson Registration opens April 1st 9:00am. 

**We schedule class times following the registration numbers**  All classes will fall between 8:00am and 1:00pm.   Scheduling the classes after registration will allow us to work with fluctuating numbers in the classes and hopefully allow us to best utilize pool space and provide the appropriate number of classes.  

Swim Lessons 2019 will be offered the following weeks

July 1-July 5           Two classes in the morning

July 8 –  July 12        Two classes in the morning

July 15 – July 19      Two classes in the morning

July 22 – July 28      Two classes in the morning

July 29 – August 2   Two classes in the morning

August 12 – August 16  Two classes in the morning

August 19 – August 23  Two classes in the morning

Red Cross Lifeguard Course 2019

Souris, Manitoba – June 7,8,9  and June 14,15,16
Cost:  $300.00

The Red Cross Lifeguard is recognized as a standard requirement for lifeguarding in Manitoba.

Course Length: 40 hours 

Course pre-requisite: All registrants are required to provide the following at the time of registration:

  • current Standard First Aid (level C CPR) certificate
  • Assistant Red Cross Lifeguard Course
  • proof of age (participants must be 15 years of age by the last day of the course ).  

Participants are expected to attend this course in its entirety


August 09, 10 & 11, 2019 – each day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Registration and Payment required by August 02, 2019

Cost:  $150.00

The Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard Course is 25 hours in length.  Participants must be 12 years of age by the start of the course.  Participants must be able to swim the equivalent of Red Cross Swim Kids 10.


June 18, 2019

Cost:  $90.00


June 2                    Introduction & Skills Evaluation

June 3 – 21           Candidates Complete Online Modules

June 22 – July 5   Candidates complete Co-teach hours

July 5-7                 Classroom & Pool Portion of course

Cost:  $350.00

Course Components & Length


  • WSI—Skills Evaluation* – 3–6 hours
  • WSI—Online – 14–20 hours
  • WSI—Teaching Experience – minimum 8 hours
  • WSI—Classroom and Pool – 9 hours classroom, 12 hours pool.

* WSI—Skills Evaluation can be completed before, during or after the WSI—Online or WSI—Teaching Experience, but must be completed before attending the WSI—Classroom and Pool.

Pre-course Requirements

15 years or older by the last day of the WSI – Classroom and Pool, ability to perform Red Cross Swim Kids 10 strokes and skills, and hold one of the following certifications (not required to be current): Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard, Emergency First Aid or equivalent (Bronze Cross certification is the required prerequisite in Quebec). 

Completion Criteria

  • Attend, participate in, and complete 100% of all four course components.
  • WSI—Teaching Experience: complete a minimum of 4 hours** in each of a Red Cross Swim Preschool and a Red Cross Swim Kids class within 6 months of finishing the WSI—Online.



Upcoming Events

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The Littlest “Big One” Homemade Craft Sale Carroll Memorial Hall 18km East of Souris on #2 hwy Saturday Dec 7th 10am – 2pm Featuring a wide variety of handmade crafts from local talent Lunch and[...]