Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre

City of Toronto

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AL: Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid (CPR C)

This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including the 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. Candidates must be able to swim 600 m in 18 minutes. Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid with CPR-C are pre-requisites for lifeguard training in the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) program and Lifesaving Society Instructors certifications. Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid (CPR-B). If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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14+
From $229.00 (3 classes)
4h, 13h
       
14+
From $229.00 (3 classes)
4h, 13h

AL: National Lifeguard Recertification: Pool

This program is designed to test the candidate's lifeguarding skills in order to maintain current certification at the National Lifeguard level in a pool setting. Candidates are required to bring their own whistle and proof of original certification. Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Pool certification. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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16+
From $90.00 (1 class)
8.5h

AL: National Lifeguard: Pool

This course is designed to develop sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgement and a mature, responsible attitude toward the role of the lifeguard in a pool setting. The program emphasizes teamwork, leadership, communications and the prevention of accidents and the treatment of medical emergencies. Participants are taught advanced lifeguarding skills. This award remains current for two years from the date of certification. Candidates must bring proof of pre-requiste awards. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 years and proof of Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR-C. SFA/CPR-C MUST be from one of the following recognized agencies: Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John's Ambulance and Canadian Ski Patrol. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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16+
From $285.00 (6 classes)
4h, 9h

AL: Standard First Aid (CPR C)

The 16-hour Standard First Aid course provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal aspects, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns, and medical emergencies. Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Ontario Health Regulation and is one of the prerequisites to NLS. Prerequisites: None. If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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From $125.00 (2 classes)
8.5h
         
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8.5h

AL: Standard First Aid (CPR C) Recertification

The 8-hour Standard First Aid recertification course provides a review of first aid and CPR skills. Practical skills will be assessed through scenarios and knowledge will be assessed with a written evaluation. Candidates should review the course content and practice their skills prior to the recertification course. Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Ontario Health Regulation to be valid for three years. Candidates must bring proof of original certification. Prerequisites: Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid with CPR-C (full course) done within the last three years. If you withdraw from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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From $83.00 (1 class)
8.5h
           
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8.5h

AL: Swim Inst./Lifesaving Inst./Emergency First Aid Inst.

Upon successful completion of this program, candidates will be able to instruct the Toronto Learn to Swim program including Guardian, Preschool, Super, Ultra Swim and the lifesaving awards of the Lifesaving Society. Time is devoted in both classroom and water sessions to developing skills in the areas of class management, teaching, evaluation, leadership, communication and administration. This award remains current for two years from the date of certification. Candidates must bring proof of prerequisite awards to the first class. Prerequisites: Minimum age 16 years (by the last day of the course) and Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard. Recommended: Standard First Aid with CPR-C and Lifesaving Society Assistant Instructor Course. If you withdraw or transfer from a program 10 days or less from the course start date, a 50% refund is provided. No refunds are given for classes or programs that you miss. 100% attendance and active participation are mandatory!
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16+
From $285.00 (6 classes)
4h, 9h
       
16+
From $285.00 (6 classes)
4h, 9h

Adult Swim 1

Basic swimming skills and water safety. This is an introductory or beginner level. Prerequisite: A keen interest in developing skills and knowledge that promotes safe enjoyment of aquatic environments. Adult 1 develops or increases students' comfort in the water through basic floatation, movement and breathing skills and fosters the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to prepare, stay safe and survive in and around water.
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17+
From $50.00 (7 classes)
1h

Adult Swim 2

Swimming strokes and water safety. Prerequisite: Ability to swim 15 metres continuously on front or back and a willingness to increase comfort in deep water. Adult 2 develops one or more swimming strokes, working towards proficiency and increased endurance, and introduces or enhances water safety knowledge and skills relevant to the student.
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17+
From $50.00 (7 classes)
1h

Adult Swim 3

Lifetime swimming fitness and safety. Prerequisite: Ability to swim 50 metres continuously in at least two of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, elementary back and confidence to swim in deep water. Adult 3 maintains or increases the students' fitness through stroke improvement in a distance swim setting;introduces other forms of aquatic fitness activities and introduces or enhances water safety knowledge and skills relevant to the student.
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17+
From $56.00 (9 classes)
1h

Aikido

Variety of martial arts courses from beginner to advanced levels including Tae Kwon Do and Karate.
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15+
From $62.50 (11 classes)
1h
           
15+
From $93.00 (9 classes)
1h

City of Toronto

Enjoy activities across the City of Toronto in one of the many community centres. Make new friends, learn new skills or improve on existing ones. Qualified and caring staff will guide you through your program every step of the way.

The City of Toronto offers a multitude of exciting programs for all ages. Whether you are looking for swimming, fitness, skating, skiing, arts and crafts or dance, there are something for everyone.

To find the most updated program information for recent updates or corrections, please browse the official website, the latest Toronto Fun Guide (online or print copy) or the Online Program Information & Internet Registration at Fun Online.

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*Please contact the specific municipality office, check its web site  / online service  or the latest Toronto Fun Guide (online or in print) for further program information (deadlines, payment options, forms, refund, withdrawal, transfer, missed classes, cancellations, etc), or the latest updates.

General Registration Information

Registration Methods

  • Online Registration
  • Touch Tone (TTR): Call 416-338-0000 between 7:00am and midnight beginning on the session registration start date until the first day of the program; Call 416-3 38-4386 once a program starts.
  • Operator Assisted: Call 416-338-4FUN (4386) to register with a Customer Service Representative
  • In-Person & Drop-Off: Register in person at a designated civic or community centre on registration day or between 8:30am and 4:30pm from the day after registration day until the third class of the program

Registration Dates and Locations

Please check the official information here for the various registration dates and locations for the current or the coming season.

Online Self Registration

Registering online is the quick, easy and safe way to get into your program of choice. Online registration begins at 7am on registration start date which varies by District and continues until the first day of the program.

 

*Please contact the specific municipality office, check its web site / online service or the latest Toronto Fun Guide (online or in print) for further program information (deadlines, payment options, forms, refund, withdrawal, transfer, missed classes, cancellations, etc), or the latest updates.

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