Water Safety Instructor Course A

Details:

The American Red Cross WSI course trains instructor candidates to teach and conduct Swimming and Water Safety Program courses, including Basic Water Rescue course, the six levels of Learn to Swim, Parent and Child Aquatics among others.  There are approximately 6 hours of online learning that must be completed prior to the first class. Registration must be completed by May 25 to allow enough time to complete this portion. 

 Prerequisites:

• Must pass a pre-course skills test

• Demonstrate swimming skills consistent with the stroke performance charts of Level 4

• Swim the following strokes for 25 yards each; front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly for 15 yards

• Maintain position on back 1 minute in deep water (float or sculling)

• Tread water for 2 minutes

 Certification:

   American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor: Valid for 2 years

 
Location: Veterans Memorial Park Pool, 575 Pleasant Valley Road
Dates: Friday-Sunday, 6/3-6/5
Time: Friday: 5:30-8:30pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9am-6pm
Fee: $345 + $40 paid directly to The American Red Cross
Residency: Any
Age: 16+
Registration: Spring/Summer
Instructor:  WSIT Instructor

Water Safety Instructor Course B

Details:
 The American Red Cross WSI course trains instructor candidates to teach and conduct Swimming and Water Safety Program courses, including the Basic Water Rescue course, the six levels of Learn to Swim, Parent and Child Aquatics among others.  There are approximately 6 hours of online learning that must be completed prior to the first class. Registration must be completed by May 25 to allow enough time to complete this portion. 
 
 Prerequisites:

• Must pass a pre-course skills test

• Demonstrate swimming skills consistent with the stroke performance charts of Level 4

• Swim the following strokes for 25 yards each; front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly for 15 yards

• Maintain position on back 1 minute in deep water (float or sculling)

• Tread water for 2 minutes

 Certification:

   American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor: Valid for 2 years

 
Location: Veterans Memorial Park Pool, 575 Pleasant Valley Road
Dates: Friday 6/3 & Saturday/Sunday 6/11-6/12
Time: Friday: 5:30-8:30, Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm
Fee: $345 + $40 paid directly to The American Red Cross
Residency: Any
Age: 16+
Registration: Spring/Summer
Instructor:  WSIT Instructor