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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the fall for children at the Lowertown Pool

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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 13-Nov 15, $104.00 1601825
    12 yrs-14 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, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 13-Nov 15, $137.75 1601827
    13 yrs-14 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.
  • Sun, 9:15 am-10:15 am, Sep 19-Nov 21, $80.50 1601182
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426