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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for youth at the Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata

Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sat, 9 am-12:30 pm, Jul 4-Jul 25, $127.25 1532213
    16 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Mon,Wed, 2 pm-6 pm, Jul 6-Jul 15, $225.25 1532138
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
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,Wed, 4 pm-8:30 pm, Aug 10-Aug 26, $201.25 1532152
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
4101 Innovation DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-9696