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Courses for Lifeguard, in the spring at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex

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.
  • Sat, 4 pm-7:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 23, $141.50 1149201
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4 pm-7:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 23, $160.00 1149205
    15 yrs+, 11 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.
  • Sat, 4 pm-7 pm, Apr 7-Jun 23, $128.25 1149211
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4 pm-7 pm, Apr 7-Jun 23, $145.00 1149215
    15 yrs+, 11 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.
  • Thu, 8 pm-9 pm, Mar 22-Jun 28, $74.75 1149219
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, noon-1 pm, Mar 25-Jun 24, $74.75 1149221
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 12 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,Sun, 9 am-3:30 pm, Apr 21-Apr 29, $124.00 1149253
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
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 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.
  • Sat, 2:30 pm-7 pm, Apr 7-Jun 16, $160.00 1149197
    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.
  • Fri, 7 pm-9 pm, Mar 23-Apr 20, $219.75 1149227
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 7 pm-9 pm, May 4-Jun 1, $219.75 1149247
    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, Jun 16-Jun 24, $196.25 1149255
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Goulbourn Recreation Complex
Goulbourn Recreation Complex
1500 Shea RD
(613) 580-2532