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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring for children at the Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.

Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Tue, 5 pm-6 pm, Mar 26-Jun 4, $103.25 1468774
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   cancelled
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, 3 pm-6:15 pm, Mar 31-Jun 9, $97.00 1469494
    12 yrs-14 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.
  • Sun, 3 pm-6:30 pm, Mar 31-Jun 9, $128.25 1469461
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
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, 10 am-11 am, Mar 30-Jun 8, $74.75 1469456
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5 pm-6 pm, Mar 28-Jun 6, $74.75 1469458
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
3380 D'Aoust
Ottawa, ON
613-521-4092