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Nepean Sportsplex

Nepean Sportsplex, 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 Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the fall 2021
* Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the winter 2022
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, 5 pm-9:15 pm, Apr 7-May 26, $152.00 1592385
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-9:15 pm, Apr 7-May 26, $172.00 1592386
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the fall 2021
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the winter 2022
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, 5:45 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 8-May 27, $137.75 1592383
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5:45 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 8-May 27, $155.75 1592384
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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 2021
* Bronze Star during the winter 2022
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.
  • Thu, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Apr 8-May 27, $80.50 1592428
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National Lifeguard during the fall 2021
* National Lifeguard during the winter 2022
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, 5 pm-10 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $171.75 1592387
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   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 Part 1 during the fall 2021
* Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 during the winter 2022
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, Apr 6-Apr 27, $235.75 1592380
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, May 4-May 25, $235.75 1592382
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   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 part 2 during the fall 2021
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 during the winter 2022
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.
  • Tue, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 6-May 18, $210.75 1592926
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Sportsplex
Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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