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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the St-Laurent Complex

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, 5:30 pm-9 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $95.00 1117948
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-9 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $107.50 1117959
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   cancelled
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, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $125.50 1117916
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $142.00 1117945
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross or NLS_x000D_ Training for instructors that allow them to teach the LS Swim Patrol levels, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross. Includes lesson design, advanced skill progressions, and adult learning principles. Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Fri, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 9-Feb 17, $121.50 1118284
    16 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 13-Mar 10, $156.75 1118062
    16 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 13-Feb 3, $215.25 1118251
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 13-Feb 3, $215.25 1118256
    15 yrs+, 4 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,Sat, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 2-Mar 10, $192.25 1118273
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of St-Laurent Complex
St-Laurent Complex
525 Côté ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 742-6767