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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the fall 2019
* Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the winter 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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 25-Jun 10, $141.50 1461655
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 25-Jun 10, $160.00 1461657
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid with CPR-B during the fall 2019
* Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid with CPR-B during the winter 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.
  • Tue, 5 pm-8 pm, Mar 26-May 28, $128.25 1461651
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5 pm-8 pm, Mar 26-May 28, $145.00 1461653
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the fall 2019
* Bronze Star during the winter 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.
  • Sat, 9:15 am-10 am, Mar 23-Jun 22, $74.75 1473546
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 (2016) during the fall 2019
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 (2016) during the winter 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.
  • Sun, 2 pm-6 pm, Mar 24-Apr 14, $219.75 1461673
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 2 (2016) during the fall 2019
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 2 (2016) during the winter 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.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-4 pm, Jun 1-Jun 9, $196.25 1461683
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Ray Friel Recreation Complex
Ray Friel Recreation Complex
1585 Tenth Line RD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 830-2747