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Canterbury Recreation Complex

Canterbury Recreation Complex, 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.) 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.
  • Wed,Fri, 5:30 pm-9:45 pm, Feb 17-Mar 26, $104.00 1587089
    12 yrs-14 yrs, 12 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.
  • Wed,Fri, 5:30 pm-9:45 pm, Feb 17-Mar 26, $137.75 1587091
    13 yrs-14 yrs, 12 classes,   Register >
Map location of Canterbury Recreation Complex
Canterbury Recreation Complex
2185 Arch ST
Ottawa,ON
(613) 247-4865


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