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Water Safety Instructor Course, Ages 16+

The purpose of the WSI course is to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to teach swim lessons for infants through adults. Candidates must attend all sessions, successfully complete all skills and practice teaching assignments and attain a minimum grade of 80% on the written exam to pass the class. Upon completion participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Water Safety Instructor valid for 2 years. This is a Blended Learning course combining online training with in-person skill sessions.
The purpose of the WSI course is to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to teach swim lessons for infants through adults. Candidates must attend all sessions, successfully complete all skills and practice teaching assignments and attain a minimum grade of 80% on the written exam to pass the class. Upon completion participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Water Safety Instructor valid for 2 years. This is a Blended Learning course combining online training with in-person skill sessions.

Dates: 
Wednesday May 13, 7-9 pm
Wednesday May 20, 7-9 pm
Wednesday May 27, 7-9 pm
Wednesday June 3,  7-9 pm
In-Person Water Skills dates TBD upon reopening of pools

How it Works:
Classroom portion will be conducted via Zoom
Approximately 7 hours online course each student complete on their own
In-Person Water Skills will be done at a later date once JCC & pools reopen

Please note:
In order to successfully pass the American Red Cross WSI Course, participants must be able to pass the Pre-test which will be given once the JCC pools reopen, along with properly demonstrating all required skills and passing  the final exam with a score of 80% or higher.
There is $100 nonrefundable administrative fee if you do not pass the pre-test/course.
Additional $38 will  be paid directly to the Red Cross

Prerequisites: Participants must be 16 years old by the end of training (proof of age will be required). In addition, participants must demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:

1. Swim the following strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4:
- Front Crawl – 25 yards
- Back Crawl – 25 yards
- Breaststroke – 25 yards
- Elementary Backstroke – 25 yards
- Sidestroke – 25 yards
- Butterfly – 15 yards

2. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep
water (floating or sculling)

3. Tread water for 1 minute 
When
5/13/2020 7:00 PM - 6/3/2020 9:00 PM
Where
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My registration status: Not registered