Water Safety Instructors

Water Safety Instructor

The Water Safety Instructor course certifies swimming instructors to teach Red Cross swimming, diving and water safety programs.

▼   Class Prerequisites
Minimum age of 16 years old. Demonstrate proficiency in six strokes: front crawl (freestyle), back crawl (backstroke), elementary backstroke,
sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly – 25 yards per stroke. Tread water for 1 minute.
▼   Certification Requirements

Attend all class sessions; demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities; correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions in the final written exam.

Online Time:  7 hours

Facility Time:  24 hours.

▼   Dates and Times

There are no WSI certification courses offered Spring 2018. Please go to the following links for information regarding courses in our area:


▼   Certificates Issued

Upon successful course completion, Water Safety Instructor candidates will receive an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification valid for 2 years.

▼   Cost

$175 per person for USA students
$200 per person for the community.

▼   Registration

We must have a minimum of 6 participants registered by April 15th to hold the course.  

All links and payment information will be sent out on April 15th if the course meets this requirement.


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