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Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven, courses for Aquatics Certification 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.
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $155.25 1605600
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $175.50 1605601
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat, 8 am-2 pm, Mar 14-Mar 19, $155.25 1608583
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat, 8 am-2 pm, Mar 14-Mar 19, $175.50 1608584
    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.
  • Sun, 9 am-noon, Jan 9-Mar 13, $140.75 1605603
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-noon, Jan 9-Mar 13, $159.25 1605606
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
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, 10:45 am-11:55 am, Jan 8-Mar 12, $82.25 1605613
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 5:30 pm-6:40 pm, Jan 14-Mar 11, $82.25 1605611
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid (the Lifesaving Society has posted a list of agencies on their website which are approved for the SFA prerequisite certification.) Provides lifeguards with specific knowledge and training in use of oxygen and advanced equipment.
  • Sat, 9 am-1 pm, Mar 5, $41.00 1607253
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sun,Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Feb 26-Feb 27, $134.50 1607252
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 22, $99.25 1607249
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Jan 22, $87.75 1607250
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Prerequisite: 12 years of age Combined course that certifies participants in Standard First Aid, CPR C and AED skills.
  • Sun,Sat, 9 am-5 pm, Feb 26-Feb 27, $152.00 1607251
    15 yrs+, 2 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, 8 am-1 pm, Jan 9-Mar 13, $175.25 1605598
    15 yrs+, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 10-Mar 7, $175.25 1605599
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sun, 8 am-10 am, Jan 9-Jan 30, $240.50 1607242
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 9-Jan 30, $240.50 1607244
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 8 am-10 am, Feb 6-Mar 6, $240.50 1607243
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Feb 6-Mar 6, $240.50 1607245
    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.
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-8:45 pm, Jan 17-Feb 28, $215.00 1607246
    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.
  • Mon, 4:15 pm-9:15 pm, Mar 7, $75.00 1607247
    16 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven
3500 Cambrian Drive
Ottawa,Ontario
(613) 727-2683


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