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Are you passionate about swimming and interested in becoming a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor?

The course will cover the following areas:
~ Develop and understand the core principles for swimming and water safety instruction
~ Gain knowledge and the ability to utilize resources and course materials
~ Obtain working knowledge of American Red Cross Learn to Swim curriculum and skill requirements
~ Develop confidence and ability to deliver quality swim instruction to children and adults in a diverse community

Methods of instruction will include:
~ Lecture
~ Video Segments
~ In-Water skill demo and active participation
~ Teach backs
~ Peer critique and feedback
~ Shadow and mentor from certified WSI
~ Co-Teach and assist certified WSI

You must be 16 years old by the time the course is complete.
Pre-testing requires you to successfully be able to demo a lap of: front crawl, breaststroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, backstroke, butterfly and tread water for 1 minute maintain position on back for 1 minute (floating or sculling).

To pass the course you need to attend and participate in all classes, score an 80% or better on the final written exam and to successfully demonstrate your ability to instruct swimming lessons in a fun and safe manner.

This program will run:
Staff Only WSI Course
May 1,2021 9-6p
May 2, 2021 9-6p
May 5, 2021 4-9p
May 7, 2021 4-9p
May 8, 2021 9-6p
May 9, 2021 9-6p

Public WSI Course
May 17, 2021 4-9p
May 18, 2021 4-9p
May 20, 2021 4-9p
May 21, 2021 4-9p
May 22, 2021 9-6p
May 23, 2021 9-6p

ALL classes are MANDATORY, there are no exceptions! 

* Please come prepared for class with multiple towels, snacks, water, and dry clothes. The course will require pool time and classroom time intermittently. We will take breaks for lunch and dinner, please come prepared. Proof of age is required on the first day of the course and must be presented to the instructor prior to being admitted into the class.

Any Questions please contact Aquatic Coordinator, Raelynne at

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DMAC Staff Only Water Safety Instructor w/Raelynne 
16 - 99  N/A  SuWFSa  05/01/2021 - 05/09/2021
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Dennis N Malone Aquatics Center
$75.00 Res, $75.00 Non-Res
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Water Safety Instructor w/ Bailey, Meghan 
16 - 99  N/A  WThF  06/16/2021 - 06/18/2021
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Dennis N Malone Aquatics Center
$180.00 Res, $195.00 Non-Res
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Water Safety Instructor w/Raelynne 
16 - 99  N/A  SuMTuThFSa  05/17/2021 - 05/23/2021
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Dennis N Malone Aquatic Center
$180.00 Res, $195.00 Non-Res
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