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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for children at the Pinecrest Recreation Complex

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid_x005F 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 18-Jul 29, $140.75 1623119
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Aug 15-Aug 26, $140.75 1623117
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam._x005F 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 4-Jul 15, $140.75 1623102
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:15 am-noon, Aug 2-Aug 12, $140.75 1623089
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously._x005F 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-11:30 am, Aug 29-Sep 2, $140.75 1623123
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118