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Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre, 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
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $120.25 1626487
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 11-Oct 30, $120.25 1626489
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $120.25 1626488
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Nov 6-Dec 18, $120.25 1626490
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 10-Oct 29, $159.25 1626380
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 11-Oct 30, $159.25 1626383
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Nov 5-Dec 17, $159.25 1626382
    15 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-7 pm, Nov 6-Dec 18, $159.25 1626385
    15 yrs+, 7 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.
  • Sun, 9 am-2 pm, Nov 6-Nov 27, $136.00 1635147
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 17, $80.50 1626352
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-8:30 pm, Nov 19, $80.50 1626353
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   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, 3:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 17-Oct 29, $215.00 1635148
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788


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