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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid_x000D_ 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.
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 8-Mar 5, $138.50 1099472
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:15 pm-7 pm, Jan 6-Mar 3, $138.50 1099473
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 8-Mar 5, $156.75 1099475
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:15 pm-7 pm, Jan 6-Mar 3, $156.75 1099477
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam._x000D_ 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.
  • Tue, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $125.50 1099480
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $125.50 1099481
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $142.00 1099484
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $142.00 1099485
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously._x000D_ 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, 5 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $73.25 1128546
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 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). _x000D_ 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.
  • Sun, 2 pm-7 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $156.75 1099487
    16 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.
  • Fri, 4 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 12-Mar 2, $192.25 1099494
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
70 Aird PL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 591-9283