Water Safety Instructor

16 Years & Older

Non-Members Welcome

Become a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor!  Learn to teach children and adults to swim and give water safety presentations to kids and their parents.  Must be at least 16 and a Level 4 American Red Cross Swimmer!  100% attendance required at all classes. Participants must pass 100% of water skills and 80% of written tests.

Dates/times below are for practical instruction that will take place at the Y. This course is a blended learning program with additional online instruction through the Red Cross website.  You will be forwarded a link from the Aquatics Director to log into the course. An additional fee of $37 will be required upon log-in.


Participants must sign a Code of Conduct Waiver. This course is offered periodically throughout the year, typically in January and May/June.  If no current listings contact Aquatics Director to learn when next course may be offered.

Attention Non-Members:
All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver in order to participate in programs. Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.