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St-Laurent Complex

St-Laurent Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification for youth in the fall

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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, 9 am-noon, Oct 16-Dec 11, $120.25 1629524
    15 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.
  • Sun, 9 am-noon, Oct 16-Dec 11, $159.25 1629520
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the last day of the course and Bronze Cross. The Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor course prepares individuals to organize, plan, teach and evaluate lifesaving and first aid skills and resuscitation techniques in the Society's lifesaving and first aid awards. Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required. Manual required at extra cost.
  • Fri,Sat,Sun, 4 pm-5 pm, Nov 11-Nov 13, $133.25 1634809
    15 yrs+, 3 classes,   Register >
Prepares candidates to teach and evaluate levels within the Lifesaving Swim program. Content includes teaching methods, learning styles, progressions, safety supervision, lesson planning and providing effective feedback. Progressively evaluated, so 100% attendance is required. Manual required at extra cost. Required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Fri,Sat,Sun, 4 pm-5 pm, Sep 9-Sep 11, $136.00 1634804
    15 yrs+, 3 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.
  • Sat, 2 pm-8:30 pm, Oct 15-Nov 5, $215.00 1634803
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of St-Laurent Complex
St-Laurent Complex
525 Côté ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 742-6767


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