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Plant Recreation Centre

Plant Recreation Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification in the winter

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.
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 9-Feb 13, $106.25 1606607
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 9-Feb 13, $120.25 1606609
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Feb 20-Apr 10, $106.25 1606608
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Feb 20-Apr 10, $120.25 1606610
    15 yrs+, 6 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.
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 9-Feb 13, $140.75 1606597
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 9-Feb 13, $159.25 1606602
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Feb 20-Apr 10, $140.75 1606600
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Feb 20-Apr 10, $159.25 1606604
    15 yrs+, 6 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, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 9-Feb 13, $82.25 1606589
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Feb 20-Apr 10, $82.25 1606590
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 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.) Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Thu, 1:30 pm-5:30 pm, Jan 6, $41.00 1607248
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 11, $41.00 1607255
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Plant Recreation Centre
Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset ST W
Ottawa,ON
(613) 232-3000


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