Who is the STAR program designed for?
The STAR course is a water safety awareness program for individuals who are not lifeguards but who may be in situations that require immediate response to assist with or manage an aquatic emergency. The course curriculum is designed for specific audiences including:
With a focus on both home pool safety and aquatic safety while at other facilities, this program teaches strategies for minimizing risk and introducing protocols for managing an aquatic incident during activities such as: swimming/snorkeling, use of a watercraft, aqua park attractions, paddle sports, and more.
The five focuses of the STAR program include:
STAR + Water Safety Assessment
The perfect combination for anyone who may be responsible for supervising children or adults in and around water, including: caregivers, party hosts, and group or camp leaders. After completion of the online STAR training, your water safety, swim, and rescue skills will be refined and tested during an instructor-led evaluation.
The assessment includes an evaluation of both your aquatic incident response skills (learned in the STAR program) and your personal swimming ability helping to ensure your personal safety around water and in the event of an emergency. The purpose of the assessment is to put your new water safety knowledge into action under the guidance of a professional who can help to refine or correct your practical skills. This program will help you to create a safer home and work environment for both you, and those under your care.
STAR / First Aid & CPR+
The ideal package for anyone looking to become trained in both water safety and emergency response. This combination of courses covers everything from aquatic risk and incident management, to general emergency response and care for both life-threatening and non-life-threatening injury and illness. There is no prior experience or knowledge needed, but you will walk away with the necessary skillset to create a safer home and work environment for both you, and those around you.
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STAR + Adults Swim
The focus of this package is to enhance your in-water confidence and swim ability, helping you to ensure your personal safety in and around water and in the event of managing an aquatic incident or emergency. The package is offered with either the 4 or 8-Class Term of Adults Swim lessons.
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