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Pinecrest Recreation Complex

Pinecrest Recreation Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification in the summer

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid_x005F 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 18-Jul 29, $140.75 1623119
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Aug 15-Aug 26, $140.75 1623117
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam._x005F 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 4-Jul 15, $140.75 1623102
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:15 am-noon, Aug 2-Aug 12, $140.75 1623089
    13 yrs-14 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,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jul 4-Jul 15, $159.25 1623109
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Mon,Tue,Tue,Wed,Wed,Thu,Thu,Fri,Fri, 9:15 am-noon, Aug 2-Aug 12, $143.50 1623110
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously._x005F 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.
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri, 9:30 am-11:30 am, Aug 29-Sep 2, $82.25 1623123
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 5 classes,   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 attend the information session on the first day. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Tue,Thu, 5 pm-7 pm, Jul 5-Jul 14, $240.50 1625847
    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.
  • Tue,Thu, 4:45 pm-7:30 pm, Jul 19-Aug 18, $215.00 1625848
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Pinecrest Recreation Complex
Pinecrest Recreation Complex
2250 Torquay AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 828-3118


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