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Nepean Sportsplex

Nepean Sportsplex, 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.
  • Fri, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 22-Jun 14, $141.50 1426328
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 22-Jun 14, $160.00 1426329
    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.
  • Sat, 4:45 pm-7:30 pm, Mar 23-Jun 15, $128.25 1426326
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 4:45 pm-7:30 pm, Mar 23-Jun 15, $145.00 1426327
    15 yrs+, 11 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.
  • Tue, 7 pm-8 pm, Mar 19-Jun 11, $74.75 1474169
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 13 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3 pm-4 pm, Mar 23-Jun 15, $74.75 1474170
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Sun, 3 pm-8 pm, Apr 28, $73.00 1426342
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Sun, 3 pm-8 pm, May 26, $73.00 1426343
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Retest of lifeguarding skills and knowledge for 'more experienced' individuals aged 30 years and over.
  • Tue, 11 am-4 pm, Apr 9, $73.00 1426344
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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, 5 pm-9 pm, Mar 25-Apr 15, $219.75 1426345
    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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9 pm, May 8-Jun 12, $196.25 1426346
    15 yrs+, 6 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.
  • Thu, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 11, $73.00 1426348
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Thu, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 13, $73.00 1426349
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Sportsplex
Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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