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Lifeguard

Courses for Lifeguard, in the winter at the Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata

Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Sun, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 6-Mar 10, $82.75 1320048
    8 yrs-10 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 6-Mar 10, $82.75 1320078
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 9 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.
  • Sat, 4:15 pm-5:15 pm, Jan 5-Mar 9, $74.75 1320030
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8:30 am-9:30 am, Jan 6-Mar 10, $74.75 1320032
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Fri, 5 pm-10 pm, Jan 25-Feb 15, $124.00 1404827
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
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 pm-10 pm, Jan 16-Feb 6, $219.75 1320149
    15 yrs+, 4 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. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
Map location of Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
4101 Innovation DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-9696