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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for youth at the Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.

Note: this course was offered during the summer 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
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 29-Aug 9, $109.75 1470430
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the summer 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 15-Jul 26, $145.00 1470427
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 12-Aug 23, $145.00 1470428
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the summer 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.
  • Tue, 5 pm-7 pm, Jul 9-Jul 30, $219.75 1470432
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 5 pm-7 pm, Aug 6-Aug 27, $219.75 1470434
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the summer 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-3 pm, Aug 26-Aug 30, $196.25 1470436
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the summer and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recertification during the fall 2019
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recertification during the winter 2020
Required clinic to maintain RC WSI certification. Opportunity to share ideas, review skills and address areas of challenge.Candidate will be evaluated on their strokes at the Red Cross Swim kids 10 level. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
  • Sun, noon-5 pm, Jul 7, $73.00 1470437
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
3380 D'Aoust
Ottawa, ON
613-521-4092