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Open Water Grey Medallion

Information for Delivering a Successful Open Water Grey Medallion Program

Open Water Grey Medallion Program

This practical program encompasses many aspects of lifesaving, including survival techniques, RIP current awareness, aquatic exercise and basic emergency care including resuscitation. These are transferable skills, that can be utilised on the beach, in a pool environment and in the broader community.

Background of Open Water Grey Medallion Program
People aged 45-64 recorded the highest age specific fatal drowning rate in 2017/18. This demographic has featured prominently in the last five Victorian Drowning Reports with a 71% increase in drowning rate of 65-year old’s witnessed in 2018/19.

Target Audience
Targeted at members of the public aged 55+ years, we invite grandparents, retirees and people eager to learn new skills and meet great people. All abilities welcome – beginner to experienced.

OWGM Program Offerings
Expression of Interest
Public Courses