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Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven, courses for Aquatics Certification in the fall

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the EFA prerequisite certification.) 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-9 pm, Sep 14-Nov 16, $145.25 1577575
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Sep 14-Nov 16, $164.25 1577577
    15 yrs+, 9 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,Wed, 4:15 pm-7:45 pm, Nov 18-Dec 16, $131.50 1577582
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Wed, 4:15 pm-7:45 pm, Nov 18-Dec 16, $148.75 1577595
    15 yrs+, 9 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.
  • Thu, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 17-Nov 12, $76.75 1577603
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Sat, 9 am-1 pm, Sep 19, $38.00 1577650
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-1 pm, Oct 24, $38.00 1577651
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 8 am-1:15 pm, Nov 22-Dec 13, $127.25 1578105
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Sep 26-Sep 27, $125.75 1577627
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Nov 14-Nov 15, $125.75 1577630
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Sep 26-Sep 27, $142.25 1577632
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Nov 14-Nov 15, $142.25 1577633
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) Nationally recognized award emphasizing teamwork, leadership, communication, accident prevention, and management of aquatic emergencies. Manual required at additional cost.
  • Sun, 8 am-1 pm, Sep 20-Nov 22, $164.00 1577571
    15 yrs+, 9 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 watch virtual information session along with the candidate, which will be sent out prior to the first day of the course. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 8 am-10 am, Sep 20-Oct 18, $225.25 1577660
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Sep 20-Oct 18, $225.25 1577664
    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.
  • Thu,Sat, 4 pm-8:30 pm, Nov 26-Dec 17, $201.25 1577678
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
Map location of Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
3500 Cambrian Drive
Ottawa,Ontario
(613) 727-2683


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