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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Splash Wave Pool

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.
  • Sun, 10 am-1:45 pm, Apr 28-Jun 23, $141.50 1470097
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-1:45 pm, Apr 28-Jun 23, $160.00 1470099
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sun, 8:30 am-11:45 am, Apr 28-Jun 23, $145.00 1470093
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8:30 am-11:45 am, Apr 28-Jun 23, $128.25 1470095
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sun, 9 am-10 am, Apr 14-Jun 16, $74.75 1473744
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National Lifeguard Recertification during the fall 2019
* National Lifeguard Recertification during the winter 2020
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Sat, 4 pm-9 pm, Apr 27, $73.00 1470114
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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 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.
  • Wed, 5 pm-9 pm, Apr 10-May 8, $219.75 1470104
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-9 pm, May 22-Jun 12, $219.75 1470105
    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, 10 am-4:30 pm, Jun 15-Jun 23, $196.25 1470112
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Splash Wave Pool
Splash Wave Pool
2040 Ogilvie RD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 748-4222