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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 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.
  • Sat, 3 pm-6:45 pm, Jan 5-Mar 2, $141.50 1399797
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $141.50 1399798
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3 pm-6:45 pm, Jan 5-Mar 2, $160.00 1399799
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $160.00 1399800
    15 yrs+, 8 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.
  • Thu, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $128.25 1399801
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 8-Mar 5, $128.25 1399802
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $145.00 1399803
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 4:45 pm-8 pm, Jan 8-Mar 5, $145.00 1399804
    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.
  • Thu, 5:15 pm-6:15 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $74.75 1399805
    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, Premergency Inc. 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.
  • Sun, 3 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 6-Mar 3, $160.00 1399793
    16 yrs+, 9 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.
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. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
Map location of Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
70 Aird PL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 591-9283