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Pinecrest Recreation Complex, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Part 1 course in the fall

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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
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $106.25 1634628
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $120.25 1634630
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $106.25 1634627
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $120.25 1634629
    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.
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $140.75 1634632
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $159.25 1634635
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $140.75 1634631
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:30 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $159.25 1634634
    15 yrs+, 7 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 am-10:30 am, Sep 11-Oct 30, $82.25 1634636
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-10:30 am, Nov 6-Dec 18, $82.25 1634637
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   Register >
Prepares candidates to teach and evaluate levels within the Lifesaving Swim program. Content includes teaching methods, learning styles, progressions, safety supervision, lesson planning and providing effective feedback. Progressively evaluated, so 100% attendance is required. Manual required at extra cost. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sun, 1:15 pm-7 pm, Nov 27-Dec 18, $136.00 1634864
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
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, 1:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 11-Oct 16, $215.00 1634862
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-7 pm, Oct 23-Nov 20, $215.00 1634863
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118


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