Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor Training

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Water Safety Instructor Training – Age 16+

Learn to teach kids how to be safe in, on, and around water!

Depending on the class registered for, some are blended, and some will be taught all in person. If registering for a blended learning option. Students will receive a SEPARATE link from the American Red Cross for this material. Usually the link is from “Salesforce” and may go to spam. Be on the lookout for an email from the trainer about a week in advance. Training must be completed prior to the first-class session.

Must attend all days of training to qualify for certification.

The Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course trains instructor candidates to teach all of the courses presented in the Swimming and Water Safety Program to all age groups including preschool, school age, and adults.

Get trained as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and help save lives while building valuable lifelong leadership skills. Instructor candidates must be at least 16 years old.
*This is a blended learning class and students will receive the link to course on August 1st.

By the first class session, students will need to show proof of completion of lessons 1-4. Students will receive a SEPARATE link from the American Red Cross for this material. Usually the link is from “Salesforce” and may go to spam. Be on the look out for an email from the trainer.

Must attend all three days of training to qualify for certification.

Member TypeCost
YMCA at ACRC Member$250
Community Member$350

Kelly Winkels

Director of Operations
507.433.1804 ext. 109
kwinkels@ymcaatacrc.org

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