Star Patrol

Star Patrol
Description: 

Star Patrol features continued stroke development and personal fitness (300m endurance swim), rescue of an unconscious breathing patient in the water, treatment of respiratory distress (such as asthma and allergic reactions) and treatment of fractures.

Prerequisites:
Ranger Patrol (Recommended)
Ability to swim 25m and tread water for 1 minute
Any age, geared towards 8-12 year olds
Next Step: 
Bronze Star
Instructional Time: 

10 hours consisting of both dry and wet sessions.

Recognition: 

Candidates are issued a Wallchart to track their progress through the Canadian Swim Patrol Program.  Earn Swim Patrol Seals for Water Proficiency, First Aid and Rescue items.  The Star Patrol crest is issued when all three seals are earned.

Currency: 

Star Patrol does not expire.

Evaluation and Other Items: 

All items are taught and evaluated by a current Lifesaving Instructor.