Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Class

The purpose of the A.R.C. Water Safety Instructor Course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses & presentations in the A.R.C. Swimming & Water Safety Program (including 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 & Child Aquatics) by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress

PRE-REQUISITES:

To be eligible to take the A.R.C. WSI Course, students must:

Be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of the course.

Have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Instructor Training course. Possess a Fundamentals of Instructor Training Certificate issued within the last year or possess a current national Health & Safety Services Instructor Authorization Certificate.

Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills: *Swim the following strokes consistent with the A.R.C. swimming Level 4: 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 for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling). * Tread water for 1 minute.

Participants will be tested on the first day of class. Participants not meeting the pre-requisite will be directed to enroll in Learn-To-Swim.

UPCOMING CLASSES:

March 4-8th, 2019 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

March 9th, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

COST:

$225.00

Payment via credit card (Visa or MasterCard) only.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Feb 25th, 2019

Registration forms are available at the

Groveport Recreation Center

7370 Groveport Rd.

Groveport, OH 43125

- All registrations are processed on site -

QUESTIONS?

Steve Riegler, Aquatics Manager

614-836-1000 ext. 1510

shawkins@groveport.org

Or

Kelly Carter, Aquatics Coordinator

614-836-100 ext. 1512

kcarter@groveport.org