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Water Safety Instructor Training

Learn to teach all levels of swimming from Infant & Toddlers, Preschool, Youths & Adults using American Red Cross methods, materials and certifications.


  • Swim 25 yards - Front Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Backstroke, Breaststroke & Sidestroke - Butterfly 15 yards
  • Float or scull on back in deep water for one minute
  • Tread water for one minute
  • Must be 16 years of age by last class date

All classes lead to American Red Cross Certification.


  • Attend all sessions and participate in activities complete as well as complete  all reading assignments
  • Successfully complete all Practice teaching assignments
  • Pass written exam with 80% (40 correct out of 50)

View Water Safety Instructor Training Schedule (requires Microsoft Word)