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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the summer at the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans

Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Tue, 5 pm-7 pm, Jul 3-Aug 7, $110.25 1159572
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   cancelled
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
  • Thu, 5 pm-7:15 pm, Jul 5-Aug 9, $101.25 1159547
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   cancelled
Get job ready. Team building, communication, programming and leadership skills. Complete Standard First Aid/CPR 'C'/AED, High Five and ALP certificates plus a work placement. (40+ eligible hours for High School community service).
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-4 pm, Jul 9-Jul 27, $440.75 1154553
    15 yrs-17 yrs, 15 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.
  • Tue,Thu, 2 pm-8 pm, Jul 17-Jul 26, $124.00 1165138
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Tue,Thu, 3 pm-7 pm, Jul 3-Jul 12, $219.75 1159596
    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.
  • Tue,Thu, 2 pm-8:30 pm, Jul 31-Aug 9, $196.25 1159598
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Thu, 5 pm-10 pm, Jul 12, $73.00 1159607
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans
Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans
1490 Youville DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 824-0819