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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the St-Laurent Complex

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the fall 2019
* Bronze Cross during the winter 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, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $97.00 1473754
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $109.75 1473755
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $128.25 1473750
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $145.00 1473753
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS Lifesaving and EFA Instructor during the fall 2019
* LS Lifesaving and EFA Instructor during the winter 2020
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sat, 12:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 27-May 4, $124.00 1473769
    16 yrs+, 3 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, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, May 11, $73.00 1473757
    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 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.
  • Fri, 5 pm-8:30 pm, May 10-Jun 1, $196.25 1473768
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of St-Laurent Complex
St-Laurent Complex
525 Côté ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 742-6767