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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Fast-Track during the fall 2021
* Bronze Fast-Track during the winter 2022
This program is designed to fast-track candidates through the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross material and examinations in a significantly reduced timeframe. This crash-course format is recommended for swimmers with strong swimming ability who wish to progress to the Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (NL) program. Due to the condensed nature of the program, Standard First Aid and CPR-C is required prior to the course start date (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.)
  • Wed, 5 pm-10 pm, Apr 28-Jun 2, $174.00 1592070
    14 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-10 pm, Apr 28-Jun 2, $196.75 1592072
    15 yrs+, 6 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, 12:15 pm-1:15 pm, Apr 11-Jun 27, $80.50 1591278
    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:
* LS Airway Management during the fall 2021
* LS Airway Management during the winter 2022
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) _x005F Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Sun, noon-4 pm, Jun 27, $40.00 1592067
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS lifesaving first aid with CPRC-C and AED during the fall 2021
* LS lifesaving first aid with CPRC-C and AED during the winter 2022
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Jun 12-Jun 13, $131.75 1592085
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS standard first aid and CPR+AED recertification during the fall 2021
* LS standard first aid and CPR+AED recertification during the winter 2022
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jun 26, $86.00 1592083
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jun 26, $97.25 1592089
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS standard first aid with CPR-C and AED during the fall 2021
* LS standard first aid with CPR-C and AED during the winter 2022
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Jun 12-Jun 13, $149.00 1592078
    15 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 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.
  • Tue,Thu,Sat, 4:30 pm-10 pm, Jun 8-Jun 24, $171.75 1592073
    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:
* National lifeguard recertification during the fall 2021
* National lifeguard recertification during the winter 2022
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Fri, 5 pm-10 pm, Apr 9, $78.75 1592075
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-9 pm, Jun 16, $78.75 1592077
    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 1 during the fall 2021
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 during the winter 2022
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.
  • Sat,Sun, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm, Jun 12-Jun 26, $235.75 1592039
    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 part 2 during the fall 2021
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 during the winter 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.
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-2:30 pm, Jun 12-Jun 27, $210.75 1592046
    15 yrs+, 5 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 fall 2021
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the winter 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.
  • Wed, 5 pm-9:15 pm, Jun 23, $78.75 1592058
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-9:15 pm, Jun 23, $78.75 1592059
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
4101 Innovation DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-9696