Must have Bronze Medallion and Emergency or Standard First aid certifications
Bronze Cross begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. This course includes the Standard First Aid with CPR-C certification. Bronze Cross and Standard First aid are prerequisites for advanced training in the Society’s National Lifeguard and leadership certification programs.