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Water Safety Instructor

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Successful completion of the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor class will result in a 2 year certification to instruct Red Cross swimming lessons. Participants are expected to attend all class dates and times.

Location: Outdoor Pool
Dates: May 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 30
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Deadline: May 4
Instructor: Jack Eckstaine
Ratio: 1 teacher: 10 students
Fee: $200.00. Fee includes a WSI training manual and teaching materials. FREE if you work for the Le Mars YMCA.

Course Prerequisites:

  • At least 16 years old.
  • Swimming the following five strokes for 25 yards continually: front crawl, backstroke,
    elementary backstroke, breaststroke and side stroke
  • Swimming the butterfly for 15 yards continually
  • 2 minute deep water tread without using arms