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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring for children at the François Dupuis 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
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9 pm, May 22-Jun 26, $97.00 1467331
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 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.
  • Wed, 4 pm-9 pm, Apr 10-May 15, $128.25 1467325
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 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.
  • Wed, 7:45 pm-8:45 pm, Apr 24-Jun 19, $74.75 1467401
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 4 pm-5 pm, Apr 26-Jun 21, $74.75 1467403
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, noon-1 pm, Apr 13-Jun 22, $74.75 1467407
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of François Dupuis Recreation Centre
François Dupuis Recreation Centre
2263 Portobello BOUL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-8080