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Lowertown Pool, courses for Aquatics Certification in the spring

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, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $106.25 1614109
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $120.25 1614112
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-May 23, $159.25 1614133
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 4-Jun 6, $140.75 1614681
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 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-10:15 am, Apr 3-Jun 26, $111.25 1614269
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 11 classes,   Register >
Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Apr 6-May 11, $61.50 1614190
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, Apr 6-May 11, $69.50 1614193
    15 yrs-15 yrs, 6 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, May 18-Jun 22, $61.50 1614191
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 6:45 pm-7:45 pm, May 18-Jun 22, $69.50 1614192
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-8:15 pm, Jun 13-Jun 20, $37.25 1617347
    16 yrs+, 2 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.
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 26, $80.50 1614688
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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, 3 pm-9:30 pm, May 29-Jun 19, $215.00 1614684
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   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.
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jun 25, $80.50 1614686
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426


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