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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the spring at the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans

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.
  • Fri, 6:15 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $141.50 1150288
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:45 pm-9 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $141.50 1150298
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:15 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $160.00 1150311
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:45 pm-9 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $160.00 1150317
    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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $128.25 1150260
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $128.25 1150266
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $145.00 1150279
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $145.00 1150282
    15 yrs+, 10 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.
  • Fri, 7 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $101.25 1150243
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 6:30 pm-8 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $101.25 1150249
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross or NLS Training for instructors that allow them to teach the LS Swim Patrol levels, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross. Includes lesson design, advanced skill progressions, and adult learning principles. Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sat, 3 pm-9:15 pm, May 26-Jun 3, $124.00 1156955
    16 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Sun, 11:30 am-4:30 pm, Apr 15, $73.00 1157059
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 11:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 3, $73.00 1162005
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by last day of course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Ski Patrol recognized). National award emphasizing teamwork, leadership, communication, accident prevention, and management of aquatic emergencies. Airway Management certification included. Required additional 2-hour assignment. Manual fee extra.
  • Sun, 5 pm-9:45 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $184.75 1150405
    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.
  • Thu, 7 pm-9 pm, Apr 5-Apr 26, $219.75 1156968
    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.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-3:30 pm, May 12-May 20, $196.25 1156985
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Mar 24, $73.00 1157012
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Jun 16, $73.00 1157017
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans
Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans
1490 Youville DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 824-0819