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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the spring for youth at the Walter Baker Sports Centre

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
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 26-May 14, $120.25 1611139
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 27-May 15, $120.25 1611140
    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 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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 26-May 14, $159.25 1611142
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 27-May 15, $159.25 1611144
    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:
* 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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 23, $80.50 1611192
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, May 28, $80.50 1611195
    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 (2016) during the summer 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 1 (2016) during last fall 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 attend the information session on the first day. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sat, 4 pm-6:45 pm, Mar 26-Apr 9, $240.50 1611160
    15 yrs+, 3 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 (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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 23-Jun 4, $215.00 1611165
    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:
* 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, 5 pm-9:15 pm, Apr 2, $80.50 1614039
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 3, $80.50 1611196
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jun 12, $80.50 1611197
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788