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Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Walter Baker Sports Centre

Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the spring 2018
* Bronze Cross during the summer 2018
Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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
  • Sat, 4 pm-7 pm, Jan 6-Mar 3, $97.00 1118207
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4 pm-7 pm, Jan 6-Mar 3, $109.75 1118229
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid w-CPR-B during the spring 2018
* Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid w-CPR-B during the summer 2018
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, 6 pm-9:15 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $128.25 1118118
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-7:15 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $128.25 1118155
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 6 pm-9:15 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $145.00 1118169
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-7:15 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $145.00 1118180
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the spring 2018
* Bronze Star during the summer 2018
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.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $74.75 1118081
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-11 am, Jan 7-Mar 4, $74.75 1118087
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS Lifesaving Instructor during the spring 2018
* LS Lifesaving Instructor during the summer 2018
Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross or NLS 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.
  • Sun, 10 am-5 pm, Feb 11-Mar 25, $121.50 1118495
    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:
* National Lifeguard (NLS) during the spring 2018
* National Lifeguard (NLS) during the summer 2018
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). 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 pm, Jan 7-Mar 4, $160.00 1118336
    16 yrs+, 9 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National Lifeguard Recertification during the spring 2018
* National Lifeguard Recertification during the summer 2018
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Fri, 5 pm-10 pm, Jan 26, $73.00 1118348
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 5 pm-10 pm, Feb 23, $73.00 1118356
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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 Part 1 (2016) during the spring 2018
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 (2016) during the summer 2018
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.
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-9 pm, Jan 10-Jan 31, $219.75 1118636
    15 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 Part 2 (2016) during the spring 2018
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 2 (2016) during the summer 2018
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.
  • Sat, 9 am-4:30 pm, Feb 3-Feb 24, $196.25 1118675
    15 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 2018
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recertification during the summer 2018
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, 1 pm-6 pm, Mar 24, $73.00 1118611
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788