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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring at the Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the fall 2021
* Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED 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.) Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
  • Mon,Wed, 4 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 7-Jun 23, $152.00 1592020
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Wed, 4 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 7-Jun 23, $172.00 1592023
    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 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.
  • Tue,Sun, noon-4:15 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $137.75 1592026
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Tue,Sun, noon-4:15 pm, Jun 6-Jun 27, $155.75 1592029
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sat, 11 am-noon, Apr 17-Jun 19, $80.50 1592033
    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:
* 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.
  • Thu, 4 pm-9 pm, Jun 17, $40.00 1592048
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-1 pm, Jun 19, $40.00 1592049
    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 and EFA Instructor during the fall 2021
* LS Lifesaving and EFA Instructor during the winter 2022
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required.
  • Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 4 pm-9:15 pm, Jun 22-Jun 25, $133.25 1592789
    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:
* 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 19-Jun 27, $131.75 1592036
    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 12, $97.25 1592042
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jun 12, $86.00 1592044
    12 yrs-14 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 19-Jun 27, $149.00 1592038
    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.
  • Mon,Wed,Fri, 4 pm-9 pm, Jun 7-Jun 25, $171.75 1592018
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat,Sun, 10 am-3 pm, Jun 12-Jun 27, $171.75 1592019
    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:
* 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.
  • Mon, 4 pm-8 pm, Jun 21, $78.75 1592061
    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.
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jun 6-Jun 27, $235.75 1592053
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jun 6-Jun 27, $235.75 1592054
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8 am-10 am, Jun 6-Jun 27, $235.75 1592055
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8 am-10 am, Jun 6-Jun 27, $235.75 1592057
    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.
  • Tue,Thu, 4:15 pm-8:45 pm, Jun 8-Jun 24, $210.75 1592060
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
3500 Cambrian Drive
Ottawa,Ontario
(613) 727-2683