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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Plant Recreation Centre with the first class starts between Jun 6 and Jun 12

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, 4 pm-8:30 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $104.00 1590613
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Sun, 4 pm-8:30 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $117.75 1590619
    15 yrs+, 7 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,Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $137.75 1590598
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $155.75 1590606
    15 yrs+, 7 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, 5 pm-7:30 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $80.50 1590590
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000