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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for youth at the General Burns Outdoor Pool

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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-12:30 pm, Jul 20-Jul 31, $164.25 1539087
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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 6-Jul 17, $148.75 1539082
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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-2:30 pm, Aug 17-Aug 21, $201.25 1541644
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   cancelled
Map location of General Burns Outdoor Pool
General Burns Outdoor Pool
107 Chesterton
Ottawa, ON
613-225-7970