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Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification in the summer

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid_x005F 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
  • Wed, 4 pm-7 pm, Jul 6-Aug 24, $106.25 1619357
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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
  • Wed, 4 pm-7 pm, Jul 6-Aug 24, $120.25 1619360
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: Bronze Star OR 13 years old by the date of the exam._x005F 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.
  • Wed, 4 pm-7 pm, Jul 6-Aug 24, $140.75 1619273
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 8 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.
  • Wed, 4 pm-7 pm, Jul 6-Aug 24, $159.25 1619278
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously._x005F 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.
  • Wed, 4:45 pm-6 pm, Jul 6-Aug 24, $82.25 1619464
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 8 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, 4 pm-9 pm, Aug 27, $80.50 1622710
    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 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.
  • Sun, 9 am-1 pm, Jul 10-Jul 17, $240.50 1619465
    15 yrs+, 2 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.
  • Sun, 8:30 am-3 pm, Aug 7-Aug 28, $215.00 1619468
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788


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