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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Splash 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.
  • Sun, 10:30 am-2:45 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $138.50 1123654
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:30 am-2:45 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $156.75 1123648
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 8:30 am-12:15 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $125.50 1123663
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8:30 am-12:15 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $142.00 1123659
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 8:30 am-9:45 am, Jan 14-Mar 4, $73.25 1123667
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by last day of course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Ski Patrol recognized)._x000D_ National award emphasizing teamwork, leadership, communication, accident prevention, and management of aquatic emergencies. Airway Management certification included. Required additional 2-hour assignment. Manual fee extra.
  • Thu, 4:15 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $181.00 1123720
    16 yrs+, 9 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Jan 29-Feb 26, $215.25 1123724
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Splash Wave Pool
Splash Wave Pool
2040 Ogilvie RD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 748-4222