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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the fall at the Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata

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.
  • Sat, 4:15 pm-5:15 pm, Sep 22-Dec 1, $74.75 1183123
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8:30 am-9:30 am, Sep 23-Dec 2, $74.75 1183134
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Sun, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 23-Dec 16, $101.00 1183140
    8 yrs-10 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 23-Dec 16, $101.00 1183144
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Fri, 5 pm-10 pm, Nov 2-Nov 23, $124.00 1404839
    16 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Mon, 5:30 pm-10 pm, Oct 1-Dec 10, $160.00 1320337
    16 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
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.
  • Wed, 6 pm-10 pm, Oct 3-Oct 24, $219.75 1320276
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, proof of completion for Water Safety Instructor Part 1 - including; stroke and skill evaluation form signed off, online workbook completed and 8 hours teaching experience signed off with completed teaching experience journal. Further prepares candidates to instruct the Red Cross Swim programs. Focus will be on strategies to introduce and develop swimming and water safety skills and ensure candidates fully comprehend the content, standards and expectations of each level. Includes classroom and pool sessions as well as the adapted aquatic module to meet the hiring requirements for City of Ottawa Aquatic Staff. 100% attendance is required.
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-10 pm, Nov 14-Dec 19, $196.25 1320302
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Required clinic to maintain RC WSI certification. Opportunity to share ideas, review skills and address areas of challenge.Candidate will be evaluated on their strokes at the Red Cross Swim kids 10 level. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
  • Wed, 5 pm-10 pm, Nov 7, $73.00 1320319
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
4101 Innovation DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-9696