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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring for children at the Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

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.
  • Mon, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Apr 8-Jun 17, $84.50 1426921
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Apr 10-Jun 19, $103.25 1426922
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   cancelled
  • Fri, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Apr 12-Jun 21, $93.75 1426923
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
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, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 8-Jun 17, $141.50 1427353
    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.
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 16-Jun 18, $128.25 1427451
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm, Apr 12-Jun 21, $128.25 1427452
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 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.
  • Mon, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Apr 8-Jun 17, $74.75 1427470
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm, Apr 26-Jun 21, $74.75 1427475
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-5 pm, Apr 14-Jun 23, $74.75 1427486
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
3500 Cambrian Drive
Ottawa,Ontario
(613) 727-2683