Program Dates: June 9-June 12, 2020
Program Time: 9:00am-3:00 pm
Program Locations: City Hall (2nd floor) 150 Avon Belden Rd.
Program Instructor: Allison Allen
Cost: $225 Resident/$235 Non-resident
$150 Employee rate (must register in office or over the phone)
The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants progress. Class is limited to 10 students.
If you're at least 16 years old and a proficient swimmer, you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Those interested in participating in this class must be able to swim the front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, elementary backstroke, and side stroke for 25 yards each. They must also demonstrate the ability to swim the butterfly stroke for fifteen yards, float in a stationary position for at least one minute in deep water, and tread water for at least one minute in deep water.
Course Completion & Certification:
On successful completion of an instructor course, instructor candidates will receive an American Red Cross Health and Safety Services Certificate indicating Water Safety. To successfully complete the Water Safety Instructor course the participant must do the following:
*Attend and participate in ALL class and online sessions.
*Demonstrate maturity and responsibility throughout the course.
*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
*Successfully complete the required number of practice teaching assignments.
*Score at least 80 percent on the final instructor exam.
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2020