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Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans, courses for Aquatics Certification for children in the winter
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.
, 4 pm-12:30 pm,
12 yrs-14 yrs,
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.
, 5:15 pm-8:30 pm,
13 yrs-14 yrs,
Must be comfortable swimming a minimum of 300 meters continuously.
Combined course that certifies participants in both Bronze Star and Basic First Aid.
, 6:30 pm-8 pm,
10 yrs-14 yrs,
Prerequisite: 12 years of age
Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
, 9 am-5 pm,
12 yrs-14 yrs,
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.
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