Aquatic Camps

Teamwork. Leadership. Rescue.

Back by popular demand, Mermaid University! Experience what it’s like to swim like a mermaid (or merman!) – no need for any deals with sea witches!

Dive into the world of lifeguarding this summer and prepare for one of the most rewarding jobs you will ever have. We have lifeguarding options for ages 10 and up.

Responsible youths can take their babysitting course and be ready to tackle looking after younger kids.


Mermaid University at UCalgary
Mermaid University at UCalgary
Lifeguard camp at University of Calgary
Lifeguard camp at University of Calgary

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Aquatics Camps

Entering grades 5-9 (Age 10 years+)

If you’re thinking of becoming a lifeguard, this camp is for you! Swimmers will be introduced to lifeguard rescue and first aid skills. Have fun with rescue tubes and other lifeguard tools. This camp will also provide you with the opportunity to review your swimming skills and gain added insight on your strokes. Instructors will give an orientation to lifeguard programs.

Entering grades 5-9

Offers basic first aid, safety and caregiving skills for youth 11-16 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course also offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective families. Participants must have completed Grade 5 before starting this class.

Entering grade 4 (Age 8 years+)

This is your chance to experience what it`s like to swim like a mermaid! This swim camp teaches movement, entries and mermaid games with and without tails.

Prerequisites: Swim Kids 5 swimming ability or equivalent