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Canterbury Recreation Complex

Canterbury Recreation Complex, courses for Aquatics Certification for youth in the fall

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid 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-9:30 pm, Sep 16-Nov 11, $120.25 1626462
    15 yrs+, 8 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 16-Nov 11, $159.25 1626460
    15 yrs+, 8 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, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm, Sep 23-Nov 11, $215.00 1634817
    15 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Canterbury Recreation Complex
Canterbury Recreation Complex
2185 Arch ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 247-4865


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