Water Safety Instructor
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
Purpose: To train instructor candidates to teach a variety of water safety courses. This includes the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn - to- Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics.
Must be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the course.
Able to complete the following skills consistent with American Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 4 Stroke Performance Criteria:
- Front crawl - 25 yards
- Back crawl - 25 yards
- Breaststroke – 25 yards
- Elementary backstroke – 25 yards
- Sidestroke – 25 yards
- Butterfly – 15 yards
- Maintain position on back 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling).
- Tread water for 1 minute
Course length: 28 hours in class room plus 10 additional hours online
Members: $299 | Community Members: $349