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Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C.

Sawmill Creek Pool and C.C., 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.) 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, 2:30 pm-7 pm, Apr 11-Jun 6, $152.00 1589845
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 2:30 pm-7 pm, Apr 11-Jun 6, $172.00 1589846
    15 yrs+, 8 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.
  • Mon, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Apr 12-May 17, $80.50 1589851
    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.) _x005F Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Tue, 5 pm-9 pm, Apr 13, $40.00 1589852
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Tue, 5 pm-9 pm, May 18, $40.00 1589853
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-9 pm, May 5-Jun 2, $133.25 1589855
    15 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
The Examiner course is the first step in the three-step process to be certified as an Examiner for the Society, and it prepares candidates to successfully apprentice as an Examiner on the exam of their choice. The Examiner course builds on the evaluation experience that candidates have attained in instructor-evaluated awards and content.
  • Tue,Thu, 5 pm-8 pm, May 4-May 6, $36.50 1589854
    15 yrs+, 2 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.
  • Wed, 4 pm-9 pm, Apr 7-Jun 2, $171.75 1589847
    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.
  • Mon, 4 pm-9 pm, May 31, $78.75 1589856
    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.
  • Wed, 6 pm-8 pm, Apr 7-Apr 28, $235.75 1589849
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-6 pm, May 9-Jun 6, $235.75 1589848
    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.
  • Mon, 4:30 pm-9 pm, Apr 12-May 17, $210.75 1589850
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   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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