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Lowertown Pool

Lowertown Pool, courses for Aquatics Certification 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, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Mar 1-May 3, $104.00 1586976
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:15 pm, Mar 1-May 3, $117.75 1586977
    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-8:30 pm, Mar 1-May 3, $131.50 1586974
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 1-May 3, $148.75 1586975
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sun, 9:15 am-10:15 am, Jan 10-Mar 14, $76.75 1586973
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sat, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Feb 27-May 1, $171.75 1586978
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Feb 28-May 2, $171.75 1586979
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Map location of Lowertown Pool
Lowertown Pool
40 Cobourg ST
Ottawa,ON
613-580-2424 ext 44426


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