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Lowertown Pool

Lowertown Pool, courses for Aquatics Certification in the spring

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, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Mar 18-Jun 10, $141.50 1431567
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Mar 18-Jun 10, $160.00 1431575
    15 yrs+, 11 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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-8 pm, Mar 18-Jun 10, $128.25 1431550
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 5 pm-8 pm, Mar 18-Jun 10, $145.00 1431563
    15 yrs+, 11 classes,   cancelled
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, 5 pm-6 pm, Mar 18-May 27, $74.75 1431547
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
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.
  • Sun, 2 pm-6 pm, Jun 2-Jun 23, $219.75 1431597
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
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.
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426


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