Winter programming 2021

Enjoy a wide variety of programs, classes and membership packages designed by the Aquatic Centre to meet your needs.
COVID-19

Registration for the Winter programming of the Aquatic Centre is postponed to a later date.

The Aquatic Centre programming will evolve gradually, in accordance with government and public health guidelines. Citizens are invited to regularly visit the City’s website for all the latest information.

Participants of Aquatic Centre activities will have access to locker room. Lockers, showers, saunas and hairdryers will not be available.


Registration for lifeguarding, instructor and first aid courses 

Residents : Starting Tuesday, December 8 at 7 p.m.
Non-resident : Starting Tuesday, December 15 at 7 p.m.

Registration assistance : December 8 and 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. au 514-630-1355.

Registration ends January 3 at 9 p.m.

For more information regarding registration, please see the Registration page

Lifeguard, Instructor and First Aid Courses

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Bronze Medallion (ages 13 and up)

Bronze Medallion teaches basic lifesaving principles. Candidates learn rescue procedures for both conscious and unconscious victims. Exams are given on the last day of the session therefore the last class will be longer. Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: $57
Pocket mask: $15

Prerequisite Dates Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Olympic Way Silver level or Red Cross Swim Kids 10 January 9 to March 6 Saturday
1 to 3:30 p.m.
$172 $222

Bronze Cross (ages 14 and up)

Bronze Cross continues the lifesaving procedures taught in Bronze Medallion. Candidates are better prepared to assess dangerous areas and dangerous behaviours in order to keep aquatic facilities safe and to prevent accidents. Exams are given on the last day of the session therefore the last class will be longer.
Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: Same as Bronze Medallion
Pocket mask: $15
Whistle: $5

Prerequisite Dates Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Bronze medallion January 9 to March 6 Saturday
3:30 to 6 p.m.
$172 $222

Standard First Aid / AED (ages 15 and up)

The Lifesaving Standard First Aid course prepares the candidate to take on the role of medical attendant during an emergency situation. The candidate will learn specific first aid and treatment strategies to prevent further injury while waiting for the arrival of emergency medical services. The candidate is also trained to recognize signs and symptoms of potential danger. Please check dates and times below carefully as 100% attendance is mandatory.
Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: $23
Pocket mask: 15$

Prerequisite Dates Schedule*

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Bronze Cross January 18 to February 15 Monday
6:30 to 9:45 p.m.
$102 $135

*Classes will be a combination on Zoom lectures and in-person sessions. A detailed schedule and videoconference link will be sent to participants via email prior to the start of the session. 

National Lifeguard (ages 16 and up)

The elements of this lifesaving certificate are designed to help candidates develop the 4 main elements of lifeguarding: knowledge, judgement, physical ability and skills. While reinforcing the guarding techniques and skills acquired in the previous courses, this course improves the decision-making process enabling lifeguards to prevent emergencies and to intervene in emergency situations.  Exam is given on the last day of the session.
Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: $57
Pocket mask: $15
Whistle: $5

Prerequisite Dates Schedule*

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Bronze Cross and
Standard First Aid courses
January 11 to March 2 Monday
6:45 to 9 p.m. (videoconference)
AND
Tuesday
6:45 to 10:30 p.m.
$265 $335
January 11 to March 4 Monday
6:45 to 9 p.m. (videoconference)
AND
Thursday
6:45 to 10:30 p.m.

*Monday classes will be taught via Zoom. The videoconference link will be emailed to participants prior to the start of the session. All other classes will take place at the Aquatic Centre. 

National Lifeguard Requalification

This program allows National Lifeguards to renew their certification.

Prerequisite Dates Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
National Lifeguard December 13, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

March 7, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

March 11, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

$100
$106

 

Combined Standard First Aid / AED and National Lifeguard (ages 16 and up)

A combined Standard First Aid  AND National Lifeguard course. Please check dates and times below carefully as 100% attendance is mandatory for the Standard First Aid course.
Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: $80
Pocket mas: $15
Whistle: $5

Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
$367 $470

Schedule

Course Prerequisite Dates Schedule*
First Aid
Combined with one of the class options below
Bronsze Cross January 4 and 6 (Zoom)

January 5 and 7

6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
National lifeguard (option 1) Bronze Cross and
Standard First Aid
January 11 to March 2 Monday
6:45 to 9 p.m. (Zoom)
AND
Tuesday
6:45 to 10:30 p.m.
National lifeguard (option 2) Bronze Cross and
Standard First Aid
January 11 to March 4 Monday
6:45 to 9 p.m. (Zoom)
AND
Thursday
6:45 to 10:30 p.m.

*Classes will be a combination on Zoom lectures and in-person sessions. A detailed schedule and videoconference link will be sent to participants via email prior to the start of the session. 

Lifesaving Instructor (ages 16 and up)

This certification gives the candidates the knowledge required to teach the following lifesaving courses: Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross. They learn educational strategies enabling them to teach and assess first aid situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the different techniques and abilities in lifesaving.
Mainly in English; course manual in English or French.

Course manual: $100

Prerequisite Dates Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

National Lifeguard Dates to follow $182 $232

Lifesaving Instructor Requalification

Due to COVID-19, this course is cancelled until further notice. For more information, please contact the Lifesaving Society at 514-252-3100 or at alerte@sauvetage.qc.ca.

This program allows Lifesaving Instructors to renew their certification.

Olympic Way Instructor (ages 15 and up)

Due to COVID-19, this course is cancelled until further notice. 

The Olympic Way Instructor course is a certificate program designed to give participants a solid foundation in the Olympic Way swimming program. This is a practical hands-on approach that teaches new instructors how to conduct a safe, fun swimming lesson at all levels of the Olympic Way program (emphasis is given to levels White through Blue). Candidates will be asked to observe 3 hours of Olympic Way swimming lessons throughout the 10 week program.
Mainly in English; course manual in English.

Course manual included

Information

514-630-1202, aquatique@pointe-claire.ca