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François Dupuis Recreation Centre

François Dupuis Recreation Centre, Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 course in the fall

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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
  • Thu, 5:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 22-Dec 8, $106.25 1630500
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 5:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 22-Dec 8, $120.25 1630511
    15 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Sep 24-Nov 5, $106.25 1630503
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Sep 24-Nov 5, $120.25 1630515
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Nov 12-Dec 17, $106.25 1630505
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Nov 12-Dec 17, $120.25 1630517
    15 yrs+, 6 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.
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 20-Dec 6, $140.75 1630468
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 20-Dec 6, $159.25 1630487
    15 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Sep 24-Nov 5, $140.75 1630477
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Sep 24-Nov 5, $159.25 1630492
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Nov 12-Dec 17, $140.75 1630481
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 5 pm-9 pm, Nov 12-Dec 17, $159.25 1630495
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously. Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
  • Fri, 5 pm-6 pm, Sep 23-Dec 16, $111.25 1629991
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10:30 am, Sep 24-Dec 17, $111.25 1629994
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
Join the J.L.C. and experience what lifeguarding is really like. The J.L.C. is designed to encourage social interaction, community involvement, lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in a 'club' environment. Candidates must be comfortable in deep water, able to swim 50m, front crawl and tread water for one minute. Recommended 8-15 years of age.
  • Fri, 5 pm-6 pm, Sep 23-Dec 16, $123.00 1627758
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
The Examiner course is the first step in the three-step process to become certified as an Examiner for the Lifesaving Society. The Examiner course prepares candidates to apprentice successfully as an Examiner on the exam of their choice, and it builds on the evaluation experience that candidates have attained in instructor-evaluated awards and content.
Combined option for the Lifesaving Swim Instructor and Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor certifications. Progressively evaluated, so 100% attendance is required. Manual required at extra cost. Lifesaving Swim Instructor is required for employment with City of Ottawa Aquatics.
  • Sun, 4:30 pm-9 pm, Sep 25-Dec 4, $272.00 1634806
    15 yrs+, 10 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.
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, 5 pm-8 pm, Sep 24-Nov 26, $215.00 1634807
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-4:30 pm, Sep 25-Oct 23, $215.00 1634808
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of François Dupuis Recreation Centre
François Dupuis Recreation Centre
2263 Portobello BOUL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-8080


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