AGES 16+ (Blended learning: 6 hours, 45 minutes on line plus 23 hours.15 minutes in class and pool.)
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$200 members / $250 non-members with an additional registration fee with the American Red Cross of $35. This includes the manual.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course will train and certify participants to be a swimming and water safety instructor, valid for 2 years. You must have a Red Cross swimming ability of a level 4 in the following strokes:
- Front crawl: 25 yards
- Back crawl: 25 yards
- Elementary backstroke: 25 yards
- Breast stroke: 25 yards
- Butterfly: 15 yards
- Sidestroke: 25 yards
- Tread water and back float for 1 minute
This is a Water Safety Instructor blended learning course. Before class time, 6 to 8 hours of online course study will be required.