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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for youth at the Beaverbrook Outdoor Pool

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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-12:30 pm, Aug 9-Aug 20, $117.75 1596575
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-12:15 pm, Jun 28-Jul 9, $155.75 1596563
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8:30 am-12:15 pm, Jul 27-Aug 6, $155.75 1596568
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 8 am-12:30 pm, Jul 12-Jul 26, $171.75 1596580
    15 yrs+, 11 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Mon, 1:30 pm-5:30 pm, Aug 23, $78.75 1597846
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
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.
Map location of Beaverbrook Outdoor Pool
Beaverbrook Outdoor Pool
2 Beaverbrook
Ottawa, ON
613-591-9283