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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the fall at the Pinecrest Recreation Complex with the first class starts between Oct 17 and Oct 23

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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Oct 18, $40.00 1600093
    15 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 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, 9:15 am-11:15 am, Oct 17-Nov 7, $235.75 1600589
    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.
  • Sun, 2:45 pm-8 pm, Oct 17-Nov 14, $210.75 1600593
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118