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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the fall for children at the Plant Recreation Centre

Note: this course was offered during the fall and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the spring 2020
* Bronze Cross during the summer 2020
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
  • Sun, 4 pm-8 pm, Sep 15-Nov 3, $97.00 1503067
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 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.
  • Sun, 4 pm-8 pm, Sep 15-Nov 3, $128.25 1503040
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 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, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 15-Oct 27, $74.75 1503029
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000