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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the fall at the Plant Recreation Centre

Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam. Teaches lifesavers how to respond to complex water rescue situations. Develops physical fitness, decision-making and judgement skills in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Candidates will develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim.
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8 pm, Sep 9-Nov 4, $128.25 1185601
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8 pm, Sep 9-Nov 4, $145.00 1185665
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid More advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork and use of special equipment
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 9-Nov 4, $97.00 1185668
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 9-Nov 4, $109.75 1185673
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. This level prepares candidates for timed swims, lifesaving rescues and rescue skills. Further first aid skills are taught. Excellent for those who want to take their Bronze Medallion and are not the required 13 years of age.
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-6:45 pm, Sep 9-Nov 4, $74.75 1185681
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000