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Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification in the summer

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 13-Jul 23, $99.50 1532627
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 10-Aug 20, $99.50 1532628
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $99.50 1532629
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Jul 13-Jul 23, $112.50 1532630
    15 yrs+, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-noon, Aug 10-Aug 20, $112.50 1532631
    15 yrs+, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $112.50 1532632
    15 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
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, 8:45 am-noon, Jun 29-Jul 10, $128.25 1532619
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 27-Aug 7, $128.25 1532622
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $128.25 1532623
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jun 29-Jul 10, $145.00 1532624
    15 yrs+, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:45 am-noon, Jul 27-Aug 7, $145.00 1532625
    15 yrs+, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-2 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $145.00 1532626
    15 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jun 29-Jul 10, $74.75 1532610
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jul 13-Jul 23, $74.75 1532611
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Jul 27-Aug 7, $74.75 1532613
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 11 am-noon, Aug 10-Aug 20, $74.75 1532614
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Tue, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Jun 30-Aug 25, $74.75 1532616
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes, registration starts Mar 2
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1 pm, Jul 20-Jul 24, $124.00 1532646
    16 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 2 pm-7 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $124.00 1532647
    16 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Sat, 2 pm-7 pm, Jul 18, $73.00 1532636
    16 yrs+, 1 class, registration starts Mar 2
  • Sat, 2 pm-7 pm, Aug 15, $73.00 1532637
    16 yrs+, 1 class, registration starts Mar 2
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.
  • Sat, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Jul 4-Jul 25, $219.75 1532648
    15 yrs+, 4 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Sat, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Aug 8-Aug 29, $219.75 1532649
    15 yrs+, 4 classes, registration starts Mar 2
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, 8 am-1:15 pm, Jul 13-Jul 17, $196.25 1532650
    15 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1:15 pm, Jul 27-Jul 31, $196.25 1532651
    15 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-1:15 pm, Aug 24-Aug 28, $196.25 1532652
    15 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 2
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, 8 am-1 pm, Jul 19, $73.00 1532653
    16 yrs+, 1 class, registration starts Mar 2
  • Sun, 8 am-1 pm, Aug 16, $73.00 1532654
    16 yrs+, 1 class, registration starts Mar 2
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788


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