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Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata

Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata, courses for Aquatics Certification for youth in the fall

This program is designed to fast-track candidates through the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross material and examinations in a significantly reduced timeframe. This crash-course format is recommended for swimmers with strong swimming ability who wish to progress to the Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (NL) program. Due to the condensed nature of the program, Standard First Aid and CPR-C is required prior to the course start date (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.)
  • Wed, 5 pm-10 pm, Sep 15-Oct 20, $196.75 1600832
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-10 pm, Nov 10-Dec 15, $196.75 1600859
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
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, 2:30 pm-10 pm, Sep 12-Oct 24, $171.75 1600835
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 2:30 pm-10 pm, Oct 31-Dec 12, $171.75 1600836
    15 yrs+, 6 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, 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.
  • Fri, 5 pm-7 pm, Sep 10-Oct 1, $235.75 1600840
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 10-Oct 1, $235.75 1601951
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, Nov 26-Dec 17, $235.75 1600843
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5 pm-7 pm, Nov 26-Dec 17, $235.75 1601950
    15 yrs+, 4 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.
  • Fri, 5 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 8-Nov 12, $210.75 1600845
    15 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:45 pm, Sep 8, $78.75 1600846
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4:30 pm-8:45 pm, Nov 3, $78.75 1600847
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata
4101 Innovation DR
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-9696


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