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Lowertown Pool, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 course in the fall

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Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 12-Nov 21, $106.25 1629258
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 12-Nov 21, $120.25 1629262
    15 yrs+, 9 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, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 12-Nov 21, $140.75 1629253
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 12-Nov 21, $159.25 1629256
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
  • Sun, 9 am-10 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $111.25 1629250
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Prepares candidates to teach and evaluate levels within the Lifesaving Swim program. Content includes teaching methods, learning styles, progressions, safety supervision, lesson planning and providing effective feedback. Progressively evaluated, so 100% attendance is required. Manual required at extra cost. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Nov 6-Dec 4, $136.00 1634842
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, proof of completion for Water Safety Instructor Part 1 - including; stroke and skill evaluation form signed off, online workbook completed and 8 hours teaching experience signed off with completed teaching experience journal. Further prepares candidates to instruct the Red Cross Swim programs. Focus will be on strategies to introduce and develop swimming and water safety skills and ensure candidates fully comprehend the content, standards and expectations of each level. Includes classroom and pool sessions as well as the adapted aquatic module to meet the hiring requirements for City of Ottawa Aquatic Staff. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Sep 18-Oct 30, $215.00 1634841
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426


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