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Canterbury Recreation Complex

Canterbury Recreation Complex, Red Cross water safety instructor recertification course for youth in the fall

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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.) 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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $112.50 1580590
    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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $148.75 1580598
    15 yrs+, 9 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.
  • Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat, 5:30 pm-noon, Nov 23-Dec 19, $164.00 1580580
    15 yrs+, 13 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.
  • Tue,Thu, 4 pm-6:30 pm, Nov 17-Dec 17, $201.25 1580600
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Map location of Canterbury Recreation Complex
Canterbury Recreation Complex
2185 Arch ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 247-4865


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