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Canterbury Recreation Complex

Canterbury Recreation Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification in the fall

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.) 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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 17-Nov 12, $104.00 1599068
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 17-Nov 12, $117.75 1599071
    15 yrs+, 9 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.
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 17-Nov 12, $137.75 1597917
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sep 17-Nov 12, $155.75 1599074
    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, 11:15 am-12:15 pm, Sep 18-Nov 13, $80.50 1599082
    10 yrs-14 yrs, 9 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sat, 6 pm-8 pm, Sep 11-Oct 2, $235.75 1600999
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 6 pm-8 pm, Oct 16-Nov 6, $235.75 1601000
    15 yrs+, 4 classes,   Register >
Map location of Canterbury Recreation Complex
Canterbury Recreation Complex
2185 Arch ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 247-4865


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