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Water Safety Instructor Certification Course in Long Island NY

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Barry & Florence Friedberg JCC

15 Neil Court

Oceanside, NY 11572

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PREREQUISITES FOR THE WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) CLASS:


To take part of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course, the student must be a minimum age of 16. Demonstrate swimming skills consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4, by swimming the following strokes:

1) Front Crawl - 25 yards
2) Back Crawl - 25 yards
3) Breaststroke - 25 yards
4) Elementary backstroke - 25 yards
5) Sidestroke - 25 yards
6) Butterfly - 15 yards
7) Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
8) Tread water for 1 minute

This class will be held at the Barry & Florence Friedberg JCC in Oceanside. The address is 15 Neil Ct, Oceanside, NY 11572.


WHY TAKE A WSI CLASS?

If you are at least 16 years old and a proficient swimmer, you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI). This approximately 30-hour course will help you teach skills that may save a life, gain terrific work experience as an aquatics professional, earn money or join a volunteer team while you help people learn valuable skills.

In addition you will learn organizational and presentation skills that will help you in any career and make a difference in people’s lives. Whether you want to splash around with kids and teach them to swim, help children and adults refine their strokes or teach diving safety techniques, you can do it as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.

The purpose of the Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, Adult Swim courses, and water safety courses and presentations.

ONCE I PASS THE WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) CLASS, WHAT CAN I TEACH?

Once the student passes the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) class the student can teach:

-Swimming and Water Safety, Learn to Swim Levels 1-6

-Parent and Child Aquatics

-Preschool Aquatics

-Water Safety Outreach

-Basic Water Rescue

-Water Safety Presentations

-Longfellow's WHALE tales

How can I get more information about the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course?

You can get more information about our WSI class, by clicking this link.

Where can I see the course dates? How do I register ?

You can register for the WSI class and view the course dates by clicking this link.

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