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Lowertown Pool

Lowertown Pool, courses for Aquatics Certification in the spring

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the fall 2020
* Bronze Star during the winter 2021
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.
  • Mon, 5 pm-6:30 pm, Mar 23-May 4, $76.75 1538138
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-6:30 pm, May 11-Jun 22, $76.75 1538141
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National lifeguard recertification during the fall 2020
* National lifeguard recertification during the winter 2021
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 pm-9 pm, Mar 29, $75.00 1519591
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the fall 2020
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the winter 2021
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, 3 pm-8 pm, May 2, $75.00 1519600
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426


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