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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 summer 2022
* Bronze Cross during last fall 2022
Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $106.25 1614109
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $120.25 1614112
    15 yrs+, 8 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 emergency first aid with CPR-B during the summer 2022
* Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B during last fall 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, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-May 23, $159.25 1614133
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $140.75 1614681
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star and basic first aid with CPR-A during the summer 2022
* Bronze Star and basic first aid with CPR-A during last fall 2022
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
  • Sun, 9 am-10:15 am, Apr 3-Jun 26, $111.25 1614269
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Junior lifeguard club during the summer 2022
* Junior lifeguard club during last fall 2022
Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Apr 6-May 11, $61.50 1614190
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Apr 6-May 11, $69.50 1614193
    15 yrs-15 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, May 18-Jun 22, $61.50 1614191
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, May 18-Jun 22, $69.50 1614192
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS examiners during the summer 2022
* LS examiners during last fall 2022
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Jun 13-Jun 20, $37.25 1617347
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National lifeguard recertification during the summer 2022
* National lifeguard recertification during last fall 2022
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 26, $80.50 1614688
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during the summer 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during last fall 2022
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, 3 pm-9:30 pm, May 29-Jun 19, $215.00 1614684
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the summer 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during last fall 2022
Required clinic to maintain RC WSI certification. Opportunity to share ideas, review skills and address areas of challenge.Candidate will be evaluated on their strokes at the Red Cross Swim kids 10 level. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 25, $80.50 1614686
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426