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Water Safety Instructor Course
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. Candidates must be 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled session (proof of age is required).
- Students must swim 25 yards of each of the following strokes: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke and Sidestroke.
- Swim 15 yards Butterfly.
- Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling) and tread water for 1 minute.
All of these skills must be performed at a Red Cross Level 4 or higher.