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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the fall at the François Dupuis 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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 12-Oct 31, $128.25 1405663
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 12-Oct 31, $145.00 1405686
    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
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Nov 7-Dec 19, $97.00 1405703
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Nov 7-Dec 19, $109.75 1405717
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Wed, 7:45 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 12-Dec 12, $74.75 1405735
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 4 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 14-Dec 14, $74.75 1405739
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, noon-12:45 pm, Sep 8-Dec 15, $74.75 1405747
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   cancelled
Map location of François Dupuis Recreation Centre
François Dupuis Recreation Centre
2263 Portobello BOUL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-8080