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Aquatics Certification

Courses for Aquatics Certification, in the summer for youth at the General Burns 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.) 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9 am-12:30 pm, Jul 19-Jul 30, $172.00 1597298
    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, Jul 5-Jul 16, $155.75 1597296
    15 yrs+, 10 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, 9 am-2 pm, Aug 3-Aug 13, $171.75 1597299
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of General Burns Outdoor Pool
General Burns Outdoor Pool
107 Chesterton
Ottawa, ON
613-225-7970