New registration system coming soon
Online registration for Winter 2023 programs will look a bit different and have a few improvements. Subscribe to the DiscoverRec e-newsletter and you’ll receive instructions when it’s time to create or access your new account.
Join Ottawa

St-Laurent Complex

St-Laurent Complex, Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B course in the spring

< back to   All courses (7)
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross during the summer 2022
* Bronze Cross during last fall 2022
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, Mar 20-May 15, $106.25 1613791
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-noon, Mar 20-May 15, $120.25 1613794
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B during the summer 2022
* Bronze Medallion and emergency first aid with CPR-B during last fall 2022
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, Mar 20-May 15, $140.75 1613788
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-noon, Mar 20-May 15, $159.25 1613789
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Star during the summer 2022
* Bronze Star during last fall 2022
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, 8 am-9:15 am, Mar 20-May 15, $82.25 1613783
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 1 (2016) during the summer 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 1 (2016) during last fall 2022
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 attend the information session on the first day. Course manuals and Red Cross online access are included in the course fee. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sat, 4 pm-6 pm, Mar 19-Apr 9, $240.50 1614213
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during the summer 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) during last fall 2022
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, Apr 23-May 14, $215.00 1614218
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of St-Laurent Complex
St-Laurent Complex
525 Côté ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 742-6767


Pour les programmes uniquement en français, veuillez faire une recherche dans l’interface en français.