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Pinecrest Recreation Complex

Pinecrest Recreation Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification in the spring

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.
  • Sat, 2:45 pm-5:45 pm, Apr 10-Jun 12, $104.00 1592068
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2:45 pm-5:45 pm, Apr 10-Jun 12, $117.75 1592071
    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.
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:15 pm, Apr 10-Jun 12, $137.75 1592074
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 2 pm-5:15 pm, Apr 10-Jun 12, $155.75 1592076
    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, 10:15 am-11:15 am, Apr 11-Jun 13, $80.50 1592080
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) _x005F Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Apr 12, $40.00 1592062
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, May 17, $40.00 1592063
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 5 pm-9 pm, Jun 14, $40.00 1592064
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Thu,Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, May 13-May 14, $131.75 1592091
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Thu,Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 17-Jun 18, $131.75 1592092
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5 pm-9 pm, Apr 9-Apr 30, $131.75 1592120
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 4 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
  • Thu, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, May 20, $86.00 1592097
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Thu, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 24, $86.00 1592100
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Thu, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, May 20, $97.25 1592104
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Thu, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 24, $97.25 1592105
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Thu,Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, May 13-May 14, $149.00 1592094
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Thu,Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 17-Jun 18, $149.00 1592095
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5 pm-9 pm, Apr 9-Apr 30, $149.00 1592124
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Sun, 3 pm-8 pm, Apr 11-Jun 13, $171.75 1592086
    15 yrs+, 9 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, 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.
  • Sun, 9:30 am-11:30 am, Apr 11-May 2, $235.75 1592106
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:30 am-11:30 am, May 16-Jun 13, $235.75 1592107
    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, 2:45 pm-8 pm, May 2-Jun 6, $210.75 1592113
    15 yrs+, 5 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.
  • Sun, 2:45 pm-7:45 pm, Apr 18, $78.75 1592118
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118


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