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Plant Recreation Centre

Plant Recreation Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification in the winter

Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the spring 2021
* Bronze Cross during the summer 2021
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-8:30 pm, Feb 21-Mar 28, $104.00 1587490
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 21-Mar 28, $117.75 1587491
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the spring 2021
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the summer 2021
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, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 21-Mar 28, $131.50 1587488
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 21-Mar 28, $148.75 1587489
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the spring 2021
* Bronze Star during the summer 2021
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 pm, Feb 21-Mar 28, $76.75 1587487
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS Airway Management during the spring 2021
* LS Airway Management during the summer 2021
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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm, Mar 3, $40.00 1587492
    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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