Join Ottawa

Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Plant Recreation Centre

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, May 3-Jun 21, $99.50 1526534
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 4 pm-8 pm, May 3-Jun 21, $112.50 1526537
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   cancelled
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, May 3-Jun 21, $131.50 1526529
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 4 pm-8 pm, May 3-Jun 21, $148.75 1526532
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   cancelled
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, May 3-Jun 14, $76.75 1526523
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   cancelled
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, 5 pm-10 pm, May 30, $75.00 1526552
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000