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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Plant Recreation Centre

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid_x000D_ 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
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 14-Feb 25, $95.00 1117989
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 14-Feb 25, $107.50 1117985
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 14-Feb 25, $125.50 1117968
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 14-Feb 25, $142.00 1117979
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Jan 14-Feb 25, $73.25 1117994
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 7 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.
  • Sat, 5 pm-10 pm, Jan 20, $71.50 1118088
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-10 pm, Mar 3, $71.50 1118091
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000