Ages 16 & Up
This course designed to train Water Safety Instructor (WSI) candidates to teach the American Red Cross Learn to Swim programs, and community water safety outreach programs. The new blended learning Water Safety Instructor class will offer more hands-on training while instructor candidates complete much of the content online before and throughout the course. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) candidates must be 16 years of age, and able to demonstrate six proficient strokes at a Red Cross level 4: 25-yards front crawl, 25-yards back crawl, 25-yards elementary backstroke, 25-yards sidestroke, 25-yards breaststroke and 10-yards butterfly. Upon successful completion of the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course, candidates will receive an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification valid for 2 years. Blended learning online work must be completed before start of class.
#613 Sat & Sun, June 15 & 16
8:00 am-7:30 pm
2 days, $310, Limit 6 (plus $35 Red Cross registration fee)
Instructor: New England Health & Safety Training
ALL participants (youth & adults) must have a completed & signed Emergency Information Sheet on file in order to participate in Rec programs. Registration over the phone will not be permitted without an emergency sheet on file for the registrant. Online registration requires a Waiver Form be electronically signed, however an Emergency Sheet is still required for all participants regardless of how registration occurs. Emergency Sheets are available online at the Rec website under “FORMS” or in the Rec office and can be mailed, dropped off, emailed or faxed to Rec.