Boreal Forest Guides

   Safety in the wilderness!

Boreal Forest Guides Lifeguard and Swimming lessons

Summer 2018 Boreal Forest Guides will be back offering Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Lessons:

To Register and find our more information use the contact form below or give us a call. Registration will open at the Home Show in April! Come visit our booth for a chance to win!

In order to ensure everyone gets lake lessons you will not find a specific time listed here as I create the schedule based on registrations so when you register give us your preferred times and we will try to create the perfect schedule to meet everyone's need! We offer lessons to all ages including parented!

  • Crane Lake Lessons Run Monday to Friday Between 9am and 2pm

     Weeks: July 2-6   July 9-13  July 16-20   July 23-27  July 30- Aug 3   Aug 6-10   August 13-17  August 20-24

     Located in front of the Bodina Resort: 25 km west of Cold Lake on Highway 55 five km north on Range Road 444

  • Cold Lake Lessons Run Monday to Friday Between 3pm-6pm

         Weeks: July 2-6   July 9-13  July 16-20   July 23-27  July 30- Aug 3   Aug 6-10   August 13-17  August 20-24   

     Location Cold Lake  MD Campground:  2301-1st Ave. in Cold Lake North, west of Kinosoo Beach.

  • Minnie Lake  Lessons: Will Run based on interest so email early!


       Location Minnie Lake MD Park East: Located five minutes northeast of Glendon north off Secondary Highway 660

Cost remains the same for the fort year at $40 for Monday to Friday 30-45 min lessons with the small class size. We feel you get quality lessons when we keep the class small. Lesson times may change slightly in order to meet demand, Boreal Forest Guides want to ensure all children get waterfront swim lessons.

Private Lessons Available upon request!

All classes run Rain, Shine, Storms, or Hives The water warms up nicely, you may want to purchase a wetsuit, be sure to take precautions by using sunscreen, children are welcome to wear wet-suits!


Step 1: Request Registration Form Via:


             or fill out the link to the left

Step 2 : Provide the following information:

              Name, Age, Current Level (refer to chart below),

              Preferred: Week(s), Time, Location

Step 3: You should be contacted within a few days, if you

             have not been contacted please send a quick text,

             this time of year we are busy doing training courses

             and do not always have technology within reach!    

 Step 4: Once contacted and you agree to dates and times,

              payment can be sent via e-transfer, or dropped off

              at the house in Cold Lake.

Step 5: Enjoy the water front Swim Lessons!

Signed Registrations and Payment must be received to hold your spots. 

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible
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