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Aquatics Certification

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

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the EFA prerequisite certification.) 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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $99.50 1580587
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $112.50 1580590
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $131.50 1580594
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $148.75 1580598
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Sun, 9 am-1 pm, Sep 27, $38.00 1581066
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-1 pm, Nov 22, $38.00 1581070
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Oct 3-Oct 4, $125.75 1581038
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Nov 22, $82.00 1581047
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Nov 22, $92.75 1581051
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Oct 4, $142.25 1581041
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) Nationally recognized award emphasizing teamwork, leadership, communication, accident prevention, and management of aquatic emergencies. Manual required at additional cost.
  • Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat, 5:30 pm-noon, Nov 23-Dec 19, $164.00 1580580
    15 yrs+, 13 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.
  • Tue,Thu, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Nov 17-Dec 17, $201.25 1580600
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Map location of Canterbury Recreation Complex
Canterbury Recreation Complex
2185 Arch ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 247-4865