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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the fall for youth at the Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool

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.
  • Mon, 4:30 pm-7:45 pm, Sep 21-Nov 23, $112.50 1580441
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2:15 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 19-Nov 21, $112.50 1580444
    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.
  • Thu, 4:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 24-Nov 19, $148.75 1580458
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 4:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 22-Nov 17, $148.75 1580459
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   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.
  • Sun, 3:15 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 20-Nov 22, $164.00 1580467
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Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
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.
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Sep 12, $75.00 1580424
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
70 Aird PL
Ottawa,ON
613-580-9677