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Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre, Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 (2016) course in the winter

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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.) 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-6:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 13, $104.00 1586710
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 13, $117.75 1586746
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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-6:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 13, $137.75 1586638
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 14, $137.25 1586639
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 13, $155.75 1586640
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-6:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 14, $155.75 1586683
    15 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sat, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $80.50 1586634
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $80.50 1586635
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Fri, 6 pm-10 pm, Jan 15, $40.00 1586693
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Fri, 6 pm-10 pm, Feb 12, $40.00 1586708
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Fri, 6 pm-10 pm, Mar 5, $40.00 1586709
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Progressively evaluated so 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 9 am-2:30 pm, Jan 17-Feb 7, $133.25 1586750
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 9-Jan 16, $131.75 1586863
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Feb 27-Feb 28, $131.75 1586875
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certificate within 36 months of the certification date A clinic to recertify Lifesaving Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED. Previous certification must be from a full course and not a recertification clinic. Please bring current certification card. 100% attendance is required.
  • Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 31, $97.25 1586815
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 31, $86.00 1586816
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   cancelled
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 9-Jan 16, $149.00 1586859
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat,Sun, 9 am-5 pm, Feb 27-Feb 28, $149.00 1586872
    15 yrs+, 2 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sun, 3 pm-8 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $171.75 1586747
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 5 pm-9 pm, Jan 5-Mar 2, $171.75 1586748
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   cancelled
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard certification Designed to test the lifeguarding skills and knowledge in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level.
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm, Jan 13, $78.75 1586847
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Wed, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm, Mar 3, $78.75 1586867
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
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, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 6-Jan 27, $235.75 1586636
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Feb 3-Feb 24, $235.75 1586637
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
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, 9 am-4 pm, Jan 30-Feb 20, $210.75 1586749
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   cancelled
Required clinic to maintain RC WSI certification. Opportunity to share ideas, review skills and address areas of challenge.Candidate will be evaluated on their strokes at the Red Cross Swim kids 10 level. Red Cross Professional Development Modules must be completed online prior to attending the recertification.
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Jan 16, $78.75 1586854
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Sat, 1 pm-6 pm, Mar 6, $78.75 1586868
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
Map location of Walter Baker Sports Centre
Walter Baker Sports Centre
100 Malvern DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2788


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