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Junior Lifesaving Club

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If you are 8 - 17 years old and looking for a fun way to get fit and meet new friends try the Junior Lifesaving Club. As part of the Lifesaving Society, the Junior Lifesaving Club operates at many of our swimming pools providing high activity challenges in an energetic learning environment on dry land and in the pools.

Junior Lifesaving Club

The club encourages youth to develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership and teamwork. Community involvement and competition may also be part of the program.

Note: Candidates must meet the lifesaving society swim to survive standard: Roll into water - Tread water for 1 minute - Swim for 50 meters.

Action packed fun

Junior Lifesaving Club offers more action, more options, and more fun:

  • A unique swimming alternative to swimming lessons
  • Keeps kids active and interested in the aquatic environment
  • A place for kids stuck between swimming levels
  • An energetic learning environment!
  • There are no "failures" in Junior Lifesaving Club

Meet new friends

Junior Lifesaving Club

The Junior Lifesaving Club is designed for:

  • Youth, ages 8 - 17 years
  • Swimmers with varying swimming abilities
  • Friends to join together in a fun, exciting and sometimes competitive atmosphere

Personal challenges for personal bests

Building on the skills they already have, Junior Lifesaving Club participants work to develop and improve swimming and other aquatic skills with emphasis on:

  • Swimming skills
  • Lifesaving skills and knowledge
  • Fitness
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Competition

Upcoming Events

​Event Date​ ​Fee ​Course ID ​Details
​Poseidon's Mini Meet
Foothills Aquatic Centre
2915 24 Ave N.W.
Calgary, AB T2N 4L6
October 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
​$20.00 39936
Manta Rays Invitational
Practice Meet
Canyon Meadows Aquatic and Fitness Centre
89 Canova Road S.W.
Calgary, AB T2W 6G3
November 24, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
​Free 40639 ​Must be attending Manta Rays invitational to attend practice meet
Manta Rays Invitational
University of Lethbridge: Max Bell Aquatic Centre
4401 University Dr. W.
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Saturday November 30, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Devember 1, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
​$65.00 ​39917 Registration Deadline: Wednesday November 20, 2019
Winter Celebration Party
​Sunday TBA
6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
​Free ​Free event with food bank donation. Please bring your donation with your event.
​Poseidon's Invitational
Practice Meet
Thornhill Aquatic and recreation Centre
6715 Centre St. N.W.
Calgary, AB T2K 4Y5
Sunday February 2, 2020
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
​Free ​40784 ​Must be attending Poseidon's invitational to attend practice meet.
Poseidon's Invitational SERC Competition (ages 14+)
Canyon Meadows Aquatic and Fitness Centre
89 Canova Rd. S.W.
Calgary, AB T2W 6G3
Friday February 7, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
​N/A 40466 ​Ages 14+ only. Must attending Poseidon's Invitational to participate in SERC Competition
Registration Deadline: Monday January 20, 2019
Poseidon's Invitational
Brookfield YMCA at Seton
4995 Market Street S.E.
Calgary, AB T3M 2P9

Saturday February 8, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday February 9, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
​$65.00 ​39918 Registration Deadline:
Monday January 27, 2019

These events are exclusive to current JLC athletes. Registration is restricted to in-person at our City of Calgary Aquatic sites or over the phone: (403) 268-3800.

Additional information on Lifesaving Sport, including competition details may be found on the AB/NWT Lifesaving Society Sport page.

City of Calgary Poseidons

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