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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the fall at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
  • Thu, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 13-Nov 15, $141.50 1409007
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 13-Nov 15, $160.00 1409006
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Tue, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 11-Nov 13, $128.25 1409008
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 11-Nov 13, $145.00 1409009
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Ski Patrol, Premergency Inc. recognized). Nationally recognized award emphasizing teamwork, leadership, communication, accident prevention, and management of aquatic emergencies. Additional 2-hour candidate assignment required. Manual required at additional cost.
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Sep 15-Nov 24, $160.00 1409010
    16 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, the ability to perform to the equivalent of Red Cross Swim kids 10 strokes and skills and Bronze Cross-not required to be current. Prepares candidates to instruct Red Cross Swim programs. Includes stroke/skill evaluation and development, introduction to online module and teaching experience requirements. 8 hours- minimum of teaching experience is to be completed outside of course time. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to attend the information session on the first day. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 2 pm-6 pm, Oct 21-Nov 11, $219.75 1409312
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Ray Friel Recreation Complex
Ray Friel Recreation Complex
1585 Tenth Line RD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 830-2747