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Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Lowertown 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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $141.50 1181113
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $160.00 1181126
    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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $128.25 1181088
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $145.00 1181111
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 6 pm-7 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $74.75 1181084
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu, 2 pm-7:30 pm, Mar 11-Mar 14, $124.00 1321227
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recertification during the spring 2019
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recertification during the summer 2019
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.
  • Sun, 3 pm-8 pm, Feb 3, $73.00 1181160
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
613-580-2424 ext 44426