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Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.

Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C., courses for Aquatics Certification for youth in the fall

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.) Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
  • Sun, 5 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 12-Dec 19, $172.00 1599712
    15 yrs+, 14 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, 2:30 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 12-Dec 19, $155.75 1599715
    15 yrs+, 14 classes,   Register >
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required.
  • Wed, 4 pm-9 pm, Sep 15-Oct 6, $133.25 1599718
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving) certification; and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor. AST provides candidates with the knowledge that prepares them for the responsibilities associated with being aquatic supervisors, head guards and head instructors. Participants will learn provincial regulations, legal responsibilities, facility management, supervisory and communication skills and risk management.
  • Tue, 4:15 pm-9:15 pm, Nov 16-Nov 23, $103.50 1599699
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Prepares candidates to teach up to and including Standard First Aid.
  • Thu, 4:15 pm-9:15 pm, Sep 23-Oct 14, $153.75 1599716
    16 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.
  • Mon,Wed, 4:15 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 13-Oct 20, $171.75 1599721
    15 yrs+, 11 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Wed, 4:15 pm-8:15 pm, Nov 1-Dec 6, $171.75 1599722
    15 yrs+, 11 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.
  • Wed, 4 pm-8 pm, Sep 8, $78.75 1599700
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-8 pm, Oct 13, $78.75 1600992
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-8 pm, Oct 25, $78.75 1599703
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-8 pm, Oct 27, $78.75 1599701
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Mon, 4 pm-8 pm, Dec 13, $78.75 1599704
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-8 pm, Dec 15, $78.75 1599702
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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 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.
  • Mon, 6 pm-8 pm, Sep 13-Oct 4, $235.75 1599745
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 6 pm-8 pm, Nov 1-Nov 22, $235.75 1599746
    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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9 pm, Nov 3-Dec 8, $210.75 1599747
    15 yrs+, 6 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.
  • Fri, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 10, $78.75 1599705
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Oct 25, $78.75 1599708
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Oct 27, $78.75 1599706
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Nov 29, $78.75 1600993
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Dec 15, $78.75 1599707
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-8:15 pm, Dec 20, $78.75 1599709
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.
3380 D'Aoust
Ottawa, ON
613-521-4092


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