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Lifeguard

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

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-8:30 pm, Mar 25-May 13, $97.00 1162789
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 25-May 13, $109.75 1162801
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 25-May 13, $128.25 1162769
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 25-May 13, $145.00 1162782
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 25-May 13, $101.25 1162806
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 7 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.
  • Sat, 6 pm-10 pm, May 5, $73.00 1162884
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 6 pm-10 pm, Jun 9, $73.00 1162885
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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.
  • Sat, 3 pm-8 pm, May 12, $73.00 1162878
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 3 pm-8 pm, Jun 16, $73.00 1162879
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000