Ranger Patrol

Ranger Patrol

Ranger Patrol features continued stroke development and personal fitness (200m endurance swim), assessment of an unconscious breathing patient requiring EMS, treatment of choking and an introduction to in-water rescue techniques.



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

10 hours consisting of both dry and wet sessions.


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 Ranger Patrol crest is issued when all three seals are earned.


Ranger Patrol does not expire.

Evaluation and Other Items: 

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