American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Training

(817) 682-7236

The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course trains you to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing your understanding of how to use course materials, conduct training, and evaluate participant progress.  The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is valid for 2 years. 

Prerequisites:
     Minimum age of 16.
     Pa
ss the pre-course swim test for the Lifeguarding course

                      Swim all 6 strokes at Level 4 proficiency

                              Front Crawl - 25yds

                              Back Crawl - 25yds

                              Breast Stroke - 25yds

                              Elementary Backstroke - 25yds

                              Side Stroke - 25yds

                              Butterfly - 15yds
                   Float on back for 1 minute

                   Tread water without use of hands for 1 minutes
      

Passing Requirements:    
 Complete all pre-class requirements and meet all course prerequisites
 Attend and actively participate in all course sessions and/or complete an authorized work plan
 Successfully complete class activities, including the required practice-teaching assignments
 Pass the final written exam with a score of 80% or better

What do I need to bring to class?
            You will need a swim suit (one piece for women, trunks for men)
            2 towels

            Digital, Printed or purchased copy of the WSI Manual (Free PDF Provided)

            Goggles

Cost:
      New Certification - $335
    

Upcoming Classes:  
          July 29, 30, August 5, 6 - Southlake, TX                          -   $335

                                  Carroll ISD Aquatic Center

                                  1501 W Southlake Blvd

                                  Southlake, TX

                                         Saturday July 29 - 8am - 6pm

                                         Sunday July 30    - 8am - 6pm

                                         Saturday Aug 5  - 8am - 6pm

                                         Sunday Aug 6    - 8am - 6pm

        March 14-16 (2018) - Lewisville, TX                                  - $335

                                  LISD Westside Aquatic Center

                                         Tuesday March 13       - 8am - 6pm

                                         Wednesday March 14 - 8am - 6pm

                                         Thursday March 15      - 8am - 6pm

                                         Friday March 16           - 8am - 6pm