Cross Water Safety Instructor Course:
(16+ years old)
you’re at least 16 years old and a proficient swimmer,
you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety
instructor. Learn to teach children and adults safety,
survival and swimming skills, and teach your community
about water safety. It is fun and you’ll develop
valuable teaching and leadership skills.
Course will begin in
April. Deadline to sign up will be April 1st. (36
hours) Cost: $135 for employee participants who pass
and qualify to teach swim lessons at Downata Hot
Springs. * $165 for non-employees or instructors.
Must be at least 16 years old. Certification valid as
long as you teach one lesson within a two-year period.
to Swim Program:
Adults who are interested in trading a family pass for
teaching lessons will get a discount on the course fee.
These participants in the Trade to Swim Program will pay
only $40 for the Red Cross Water Safety Course class and
includes a digital (pdf) manual. If the
participant wishes to purchase printed books and
material, the cost will be $40-$80. Participants must
teach 8 sessions (32 classes) of swim lessons to qualify
for discount. A summer season pass for their families
will be included and swim lessons for their own
immediate children. Teach additional lessons at Downata
Hot Springs on your own and only pay for the student
pool and Red Cross fee. Basic stroke knowledge and
swimming skills required. Swim test required. Call to
sign up by April 1st.