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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the summer at the Walter Baker Sports 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
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 16-Jul 26, $97.00 1140245
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 13-Aug 23, $97.00 1140249
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $97.00 1140254
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 16-Jul 26, $109.75 1140259
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 13-Aug 23, $109.75 1140260
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $109.75 1140261
    15 yrs+, 5 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, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 3-Jul 13, $128.25 1139989
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 30-Aug 10, $128.25 1140219
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $128.25 1140223
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 3-Jul 13, $145.00 1140230
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 30-Aug 10, $145.00 1140231
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $145.00 1140235
    15 yrs+, 5 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jul 3-Jul 13, $74.75 1139976
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jul 16-Jul 26, $74.75 1139977
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jul 30-Aug 10, $74.75 1139979
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Aug 13-Aug 23, $74.75 1139980
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Jul 3-Aug 28, $74.75 1139981
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1 pm, Jul 23-Jul 27, $124.00 1140445
    16 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 2 pm-7 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $124.00 1140446
    16 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
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, 8 am-1 pm, Jul 3-Jul 13, $160.00 1140272
    16 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1 pm, Jul 30-Aug 10, $160.00 1140273
    16 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sun, 8 am-4 pm, Aug 26-Aug 31, $160.00 1140284
    16 yrs+, 6 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.
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.
  • Sat, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Jul 7-Jul 28, $219.75 1140448
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Aug 11-Sep 1, $219.75 1140451
    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, 8 am-1:15 pm, Jul 16-Jul 20, $196.25 1140454
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1:15 pm, Jul 30-Aug 3, $196.25 1140455
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1:15 pm, Aug 27-Aug 31, $196.25 1140456
    15 yrs+, 5 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.
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788