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Programs & Courses

Online Booking is now available! Click the image below to browse programs put on by the Recreation and Leisure Administrator or browse for spaces to rent!




Online Booking System



To view this summers pool schedule, click HERE

If you are interested in taking the required courses to become a Lifeguard or Swimming Lesson Instructor, click HERE to read about the process, classes to take, and prerequisites.

If you have any questions about upcoming courses, programs, or questions in general please call the office at 204-385-2332!

Registration for 2022 Swimming Lesson opens on May 17 at 12:00 NOON. 

To register CLICK HERE

Swimming Lessons Costs:
Level Salamander - 4 $65.00
Level 5 - 10 $70.00

Below are some links that will help you determine what level your child should be registered in:

Red Cross Swim: Preschool - Salamander

Red Cross Swim: Kids 1 - 5

Red Cross Swim: Kids 6 - 10

In 2023 we will be transitioning from Red Cross Swimming lessons to Swim For Life. Below is a link with a descriptive transition chart for 2023 swimming lessons. This can provide information to assist with level selection in 2023. Swim For Life Lesson Transition Chart

For information on which course would be most beneficial for you to register for, CLICK HERE


Instructor Courses:

Water Safety Instructor Course: Call or email 204-385-2332 or rec@westlake-gladstone.ca to register

June 18 6:30PM - 9:30PM
July 1 10:00AM - 5:30PM
July 2 10:00AM - 5:30PM
July 3 10:00AM - 5:30PM

Cost: $200.00

Life Guarding Courses:

National Lifeguard Instructor Course: Call or email 204-385-2332 or rec@westlake-gladstone.ca to register

National Lifeguard is the industry standard for professional lifeguards in Canada.

National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard’s role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. The Lifesaving Society trains all of Canada’s National Lifeguards.

Prerequisites: minimum 15 years of age by start of the course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid* or Aquatic Emergency Care.

Tuesday, June 14th- Virtual course over zoom from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, June 18th- In Gladstone from 10:00am-6:30pm

Sunday, June 19th- In Gladstone from 10:00am-6:30pm

Thursday, June 23rd- Virtual course over zoom from 5:00pm- 9:00pm

Saturday, June 25th- In Gladstone from 9:00 am-5:30pm 

Sunday, June 26th - In Gladstone from 9:00 am-5:30pm

Cost: $250.00

Red Cross Lifeguard Transfer Course & National Lifeguard Recert Course:

June 25 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Cost: To Be Determined

Call or email 204-385-2332 or rec@westlake-gladstone.ca to register

Fun in the Sun Day Camp runs from July 4th- August 31st, 2022, 9:00 AM to 4:00PM tentatively in:

Gladstone (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday)

Plumas  (Thursday) 

Children from the ages of 5-12 are welcome to attend. Ensuring the health and well-being of your children is our number one priority. Organized days full of a variety of games, crafts, and activities.

Please bring a peanut free lunch and snacks. Themes of the weeks will be posted in the near feature. 

Online Registration Opens June 23 at 12 NOON

Click Here to Register

Gladstone Stride Hall:                      July 4, 5,6, 8, 11, 12,13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29

                                                              August 2, 3, 5, 8, 9,12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 26, 29, 30,31                       

                                                         

Plumas Curling Rink:                        July 7, 21,28

                                                             August 11, 18, 25                                                  

 


Fun Under The Sun Field Trips
Registration Form
To register please complete the registration form and submit it and payment to the office. Registration is on a first come and first pay basis.

The Canadian Red Cross is winding down its swim and lifeguarding programming to focus on surging humanitarian demands in other areas – such as disaster and pandemic response, opioid harm reduction and caregiving for seniors. To read their Press Release CLICK HERE

For information on:

1. Swim Transition Pathways for Red Cross Certified Individuals

2. Expiry Date Extensions

3. Transfer of Red Cross Certification Data

Click HERE


If you are currently a RED CROSS SAFETY INSTRUCTOR and you need the LIFE SAVING SOCIETY SWIM FOR LIFE INSTRUCTOR: 

  • Coming soon – Online Swim Transition Instructor Clinic Red Cross Water Safety Instructors will soon be able to transition to the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life Instructor certification by completing the Society’s official online Swim Transition Instructor Clinic – approved by the Lifesaving Society Canada and endorsed by the Canadian Red Cross (CRC). The self-directed Swim Transition Instructor Clinic provides an orientation to the Society’s Swim for Life program. It is designed exclusively for CRC Water Safety Instructors who want to take advantage of the opportunity to transition to Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life Instructor certification. Completing this online clinic is one of two required steps to become a certified Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Instructor. The other step is to ensure the Lifesaving Society has your CRC Water Safety qualifications. If you have not already done so, log in to your My Red Cross account to initiate this transfer.