March 14, 2017 - April 4, 2017
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Green Ridge Recreation Center
7415 Wood Haven Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24019
Water Safety Instructor Training
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Ever wondered if you could put your swimming skills to use? Looking for a flexible and rewarding job? Becoming a Water Safey Instructor may be the job for you. This course will give you all the skills necessary to become an effective American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. You will learn the Red Cross way of teaching that includes parent child classes all the way through adult lessons. You will combine swim instruction with a strong emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety. Upon successfully passing this course, candidates will be eligible to teach swimming classes at participating American Red Cross pools including Green Ridge Recreation Center. Working at Green Ridge is dependent upon application and back ground checks. Prerequisites: Participants must be 16 years old and be proficient in the following swimming strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breastroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke.