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Nepean Sportsplex

Nepean Sportsplex, courses for Aquatics Certification in the fall

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.) Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 15-Oct 27, $152.00 1601956
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 15-Oct 27, $172.00 1601958
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 3-Dec 15, $152.00 1601957
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 3-Dec 15, $172.00 1601959
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Thu, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 16-Oct 28, $137.75 1601952
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 16-Oct 28, $155.75 1601954
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 4-Dec 16, $137.75 1601953
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 4-Dec 16, $155.75 1601955
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Wed,Sun, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 15-Oct 17, $171.75 1601960
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed,Sun, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 20-Nov 21, $171.75 1601961
    15 yrs+, 10 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.
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 8, $78.75 1601967
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 24, $78.75 1601968
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Dec 8, $78.75 1601969
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course, the ability to perform to the equivalent of Red Cross Swim kids 10 strokes and skills and Bronze Cross-not required to be current. Prepares candidates to instruct Red Cross Swim programs. Includes stroke/skill evaluation and development, introduction to online module and teaching experience requirements. 8 hours- minimum of teaching experience is to be completed outside of course time. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to watch virtual information session along with the candidate, which will be sent out prior to the first day of the course. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Tue, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 14-Oct 5, $235.75 1601962
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 23-Dec 14, $235.75 1601963
    15 yrs+, 4 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, 3:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 12-Oct 31, $210.75 1601965
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 12-Nov 16, $210.75 1601964
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7:30 pm, Nov 7-Dec 19, $210.75 1601966
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 7, $78.75 1601970
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-9:45 pm, Dec 1, $78.75 1601971
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-9:45 pm, Dec 15, $78.75 1601972
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Sportsplex
Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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