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François Dupuis Recreation Centre

François Dupuis Recreation Centre, courses for Aquatics Certification for youth in the winter

Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the spring 2022
* Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED during the summer 2022
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.) Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid. Includes the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork, use of special equipment and comprehensive first aid and CPR training.
  • Sun, 5 pm-9 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $175.50 1609973
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the spring 2022
* Bronze Medallion and EFA with CPRC-B during the summer 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, 5 pm-8 pm, Jan 9-Mar 6, $159.25 1609965
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 12-Mar 9, $159.25 1609967
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS aquatic supervisor training (AST) during the spring 2022
* LS aquatic supervisor training (AST) during the summer 2022
Prerequisite: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving) certification; and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor. AST provides candidates with the knowledge that prepares them for the responsibilities associated with being aquatic supervisors, head guards and head instructors. Participants will learn provincial regulations, legal responsibilities, facility management, supervisory and communication skills and risk management.
  • Sat,Sun, 10 am-3 pm, Jan 29-Jan 30, $108.50 1609998
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Sat,Sun, 10 am-3 pm, Mar 5-Mar 6, $108.50 1609999
    16 yrs+, 2 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS examiners during the spring 2022
* LS examiners during the summer 2022
The Examiner course is the first step in the three-step process to be certified as an Examiner for the Society, and it prepares candidates to successfully apprentice as an Examiner on the exam of their choice. The Examiner course builds on the evaluation experience that candidates have attained in instructor-evaluated awards and content.
  • Sun, 10 am-4 pm, Jan 16, $36.50 1609986
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-4 pm, Feb 13, $36.50 1609987
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-7 pm, Mar 18, $36.50 1609988
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LS standard first aid instructor during the spring 2022
* LS standard first aid instructor during the summer 2022
Prepares candidates to teach up to and including Standard First Aid.
  • Mon, 4 pm-9 pm, Jan 10-Feb 7, $161.00 1609984
    16 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* National Lifeguard during the spring 2022
* National Lifeguard during the summer 2022
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.
  • Sat, 5 pm-10 pm, Jan 8-Mar 5, $175.25 1609978
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 during the spring 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor part 2 during the summer 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.
  • Thu, 5 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 13-Mar 10, $215.00 1609981
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during last winter and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the spring 2022
* Red Cross water safety instructor recertification during the summer 2022
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.
  • Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Jan 23, $75.00 1609982
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 4 pm-9 pm, Mar 13, $75.00 1609983
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of François Dupuis Recreation Centre
François Dupuis Recreation Centre
2263 Portobello BOUL
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-8080


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