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Courses for Lifeguard, in the spring at the Jules Morin Park

Prerequisite: LS Lifesaving Instructor Provides additional training for instructors who wish to teach the advanced aquatic awards. This course does not require recertification.
  • Sat, 10 am-4 pm, May 5, $65.25 1159057
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving) certification; and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor. AST provides candidates with the knowledge that prepares them for the responsibilities associated with being aquatic supervisors, head guards and head instructors. Participants will learn provincial regulations, legal responsibilities, facility management, supervisory and communication skills and risk management.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-3 pm, Jun 9-Jun 10, $100.75 1159061
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Instructor certification in the award(s) the instructor wishes to be appointed to examine Initial step in obtaining Lifesaving Society examiner status. Experienced Lifesaving Instructors must participate in this clinic and then complete co-exams with a certified examiner.
  • Sun, 10 am-4 pm, May 6, $33.75 1159059
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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,Sun, 9 am-4 pm, Apr 7-Apr 15, $124.00 1159311
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisites: National Lifeguard certification (any option), Lifesaving Instructor certification, and Advanced Instructor certification After successful completion of the NLS Instructor course, participants are certified to teach all options of the National Lifeguard certification.
  • Tue,Sat,Sun, 5 pm-5 pm, Jun 19-Jun 24, $138.00 1159094
    16 yrs+, 3 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, Mar 25-Apr 22, $219.75 1159265
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled