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Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool

Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool, courses for Aquatics Certification for children in the winter

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, 4 pm-7:45 pm, Jan 11-Mar 8, $104.00 1587463
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 2:30 pm-5:45 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $104.00 1587464
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
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, 2:30 pm-6 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $131.50 1587467
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 4 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $131.50 1587468
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Tue, 4 pm-5 pm, Jan 12-Mar 9, $76.75 1586711
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat,Sun, 8 am-4 pm, Jan 16-Jan 17, $131.75 1587303
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
70 Aird PL
Ottawa,ON
613-580-9677


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