Lifeguard & WSI

Love the water?  Looking for a great summer job or a job that will provide you with life long skills?  Let the UREC Aquatic staff help you accomplish your goals of becoming certified as a Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor.  Here are five reasons to become an American Red Cross lifeguard or swim instructor:

  • Learn to save lives in and out of the water
  • Develop your leadership, communication and teaching skills
  • Build your resume
  • Earn money
  • Stay in great physical condition

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
12/1/17 - Dec 3
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Dec 1 - Dec 3 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
2/23/18 - Feb 25
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Feb 23 - Feb 25 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
3/23/18 - Mar 25
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Mar 23 - Mar 25 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
4/20/18 - Apr 22
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Apr 20 - Apr 22 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
12/1/17 - Dec 3
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Dec 1 - Dec 3 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
2/23/18 - Feb 25
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Feb 23 - Feb 25 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
3/23/18 - Mar 25
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Mar 23 - Mar 25 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
4/20/18 - Apr 22
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Apr 20 - Apr 22 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course

Smith Gym
3/3/18
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Mar 3 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course

Smith Gym
4/7/18
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Apr 7 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
3/3/18
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Mar 3 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
4/7/18
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Apr 7 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Class

Smith Gym
2/16/18 - Feb 18
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Feb 16 - Feb 18 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course. The course dates are: Friday - February 16, 2018 - 5:00pm-10:00pm Saturday - February 17, 2018 - 8:00am-5:00pm Sunday - February 18, 2018 - 8:00am-5:00pm The Blended Learning version of the course is designed to be taught in approximately 31 hours. Online time: 7 hours and 24 hours facility time. In order to completely enroll in this course, you must also register at classes.redcross.org with the offering ID that will be provided after your registration and purchase $35 blended learning registration which is not included with this course registration fee. The American Red Cross WSI course is designed to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to organize, plan and teach courses in swimming and water safety, including Learn-to-Swim, Parent and Child Aquatics, Basic Water Rescue, and Water Safety Presentations to people of all ages and varying abilities. To enroll in the WSI course, you must be at least 16 years of age before the last scheduled class session. To participate in the WSI course, you must be able to demonstrate the following strokes at a Level 4 ability, meaning you demonstrate effective and efficient strokes and rhythmic breathing for 25 yards: *Front crawl *Back crawl *Sidestroke *Breaststroke *Elementary Backstroke *Butterfly (15 yards ONLY) *Tread water for 1 minute in the deep end *Back float for 1 minute in deep end The skills evaluation will occur on the first day of the course. Please bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills evaluation and for every class. To become certified as a Water Safety Instructor, instructor candidates must: - Successfully complete the Precourse Session - Attend and actively participate in all course sessions - Successfully complete class activities, including the required practice teaching assignments - Score a minimum of 80 percent (40 correct answers out of 50 questions) on the final written exam - Upon successful completion of the WSI course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years, from the date of completion. Participant Products/Materials (available in e-book and print formats) - You will receive course materials ($55 value) with this registration that is included and non-refundable if you do not pass the pre-test for this course. - American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Manual - American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Visit instructorscorner.org/WSIcandidates to access digital materials and online prerequisites. You are encouraged to check with your healthcare professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the WSI course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer, prior to the first class day. Class Cancellation: All of our classes are assessed for cancellation at the end of the first week of the session. Participants in classes with low enrollment will be given the option for a full refund or transferred into another class. If the class has to be cancelled or moved for unforeseen reasons, you will be contacted by email that you used for registration. If there are any questions regarding this course, please do not hesitate to contact me. Jared Lindorfer Coordinator, Aquatics & Safety Education Washington State University Recreation 509-335-5407 jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu
 

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Class

Smith Gym
4/13/18 - Apr 15
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Apr 13 - Apr 15 in Smith Gym
Registration Opens 12/1/17
 
American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course. The course dates are: Friday - April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm-10:00pm Saturday - April 14, 2018 - 8:00am-5:00pm Sunday - April 15, 2018 - 8:00am-5:00pm The Blended Learning version of the course is designed to be taught in approximately 31 hours. Online time: 7 hours and 24 hours facility time. In order to completely enroll in this course, you must also register at classes.redcross.org with the offering ID that will be provided after your registration and purchase $35 blended learning registration which is not included with this course registration fee. The American Red Cross WSI course is designed to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to organize, plan and teach courses in swimming and water safety, including Learn-to-Swim, Parent and Child Aquatics, Basic Water Rescue, and Water Safety Presentations to people of all ages and varying abilities. To enroll in the WSI course, you must be at least 16 years of age before the last scheduled class session. To participate in the WSI course, you must be able to demonstrate the following strokes at a Level 4 ability, meaning you demonstrate effective and efficient strokes and rhythmic breathing for 25 yards: *Front crawl *Back crawl *Sidestroke *Breaststroke *Elementary Backstroke *Butterfly (15 yards ONLY) *Tread water for 1 minute in the deep end *Back float for 1 minute in deep end The skills evaluation will occur on the first day of the course. Please bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills evaluation and for every class. To become certified as a Water Safety Instructor, instructor candidates must: - Successfully complete the Precourse Session - Attend and actively participate in all course sessions - Successfully complete class activities, including the required practice teaching assignments - Score a minimum of 80 percent (40 correct answers out of 50 questions) on the final written exam - Upon successful completion of the WSI course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years, from the date of completion. Participant Products/Materials (available in e-book and print formats) - You will receive course materials ($55 value) with this registration that is included and non-refundable if you do not pass the pre-test for this course. - American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Manual - American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Visit instructorscorner.org/WSIcandidates to access digital materials and online prerequisites. You are encouraged to check with your healthcare professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the WSI course, please contact the Aquatics & Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer, prior to the first class day. Class Cancellation: All of our classes are assessed for cancellation at the end of the first week of the session. Participants in classes with low enrollment will be given the option for a full refund or transferred into another class. If the class has to be cancelled or moved for unforeseen reasons, you will be contacted by email that you used for registration. If there are any questions regarding this course, please do not hesitate to contact me. Jared Lindorfer Coordinator, Aquatics & Safety Education Washington State University Recreation 509-335-5407 jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu