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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Lowertown Pool

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the fall 2021
* Bronze Cross during the winter 2022
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,Sun, 5 pm-8:30 pm, May 10-Jun 28, $104.00 1592568
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Sun, 5 pm-8:30 pm, May 10-Jun 28, $117.75 1592569
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the fall 2021
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the winter 2022
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,Sun, 5 pm-8:30 pm, May 10-Jun 28, $137.75 1592561
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Sun, 5 pm-8:30 pm, May 10-Jun 28, $155.75 1592566
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the fall 2021
* Bronze Star during the winter 2022
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, Apr 11-Jun 6, $80.50 1592212
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National Lifeguard during the fall 2021
* National Lifeguard during the winter 2022
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. In accordance with the Lifesaving Society Guide to Training During COVID-19, recommendations to be physically distant and limit physical contact will be applied. When physical contact is required for integral parts of training, proper precautions will be taken to do so safely. For more information, please contact your facility. Manual required at additional cost.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-8 pm, Jun 19-Jun 29, $171.75 1592529
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426