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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the fall at the Pinecrest Recreation Complex

Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross, standard first aid and CPR-C/AED during the spring 2020
* Bronze Cross, standard first aid and CPR-C/AED during the summer 2020
Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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.
  • Sat, 2:45 pm-6 pm, Sep 14-Nov 23, $141.50 1503942
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2:45 pm-6 pm, Sep 14-Nov 23, $160.00 1503959
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B during the spring 2020
* Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B during the summer 2020
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.
  • Sat, 3 pm-6 pm, Sep 14-Nov 23, $128.25 1503860
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3 pm-6 pm, Sep 14-Nov 23, $145.00 1503896
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the spring 2020
* Bronze Star during the summer 2020
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.
  • Sun, 6 pm-7 pm, Sep 15-Nov 17, $74.75 1503733
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Oct 16-Dec 11, $74.75 1503745
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 20-Nov 15, $74.75 1504097
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS Aquatic Supervisor Training (AST) during the spring 2020
* LS Aquatic Supervisor Training (AST) during the summer 2020
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving) certification; and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor. AST provides candidates with the knowledge that prepares them for the responsibilities associated with being aquatic supervisors, head guards and head instructors. Participants will learn provincial regulations, legal responsibilities, facility management, supervisory and communication skills and risk management.
  • Mon, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 30-Oct 7, $100.75 1504078
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS Examiners during the spring 2020
* LS Examiners during the summer 2020
  • Sun, 2 pm-8 pm, Dec 8, $33.75 1504010
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National lifeguard recertification during the spring 2020
* National lifeguard recertification during the summer 2020
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Tue, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 10, $73.00 1504127
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 1 (2016) during the spring 2020
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 1 (2016) during the summer 2020
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-8:30 pm, Sep 4-Oct 2, $219.75 1504142
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Nov 20-Dec 18, $219.75 1504154
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during the spring 2020
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during the summer 2020
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.
  • Wed, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 9-Nov 13, $196.25 1504167
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the spring 2020
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the summer 2020
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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 11, $73.00 1504193
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-6 pm, Dec 27, $73.00 1504198
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118