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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for children at the Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C. with the first class starts between Jun 27 and Jul 3

Note: this course was offered during the summer and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the fall 2021
* Bronze Cross 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.) 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, 8:30 am-noon, Jul 3-Aug 28, $104.00 1593082
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the summer 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.
  • Sat, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Jul 3-Aug 28, $137.75 1593080
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the summer 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-10:45 am, Jun 28-Jul 9, $80.50 1593091
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
3380 D'Aoust
Ottawa, ON
613-521-4092