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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the summer at the Walter Baker Sports Centre with the first class starts between Jul 15 and Jul 21

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, Jul 16-Jul 26, $109.75 1140259
    15 yrs+, 9 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 16-Jul 26, $74.75 1139977
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 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 >
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788