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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the summer at the Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.

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
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 16-Jul 27, $97.00 1164501
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 16-Jul 27, $109.75 1164502
    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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 2-Jul 13, $128.25 1164497
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 13-Aug 24, $128.25 1164498
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 2-Jul 13, $145.00 1164499
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 13-Aug 24, $145.00 1164500
    15 yrs+, 10 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.
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-6 pm, Jul 6-Aug 31, $74.75 1164480
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-2 pm, Jul 30-Aug 10, $160.00 1164503
    16 yrs+, 9 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.
  • Tue, 5 pm-7 pm, Jul 3-Jul 24, $219.75 1164482
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5 pm-7 pm, Jul 31-Aug 21, $219.75 1164483
    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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-3 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $196.25 1164485
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Map location of Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
3380 D'Aoust
Ottawa, ON
613-521-4092