Join our Swim Instructor Classes!
This course awards the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification.
Upon successful completion of this course, instructors will be able to:
- Identify components of the YMCA Swim Lessons continuum
- Demonstrate the behaviors of an effective YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor
- Maintain an inclusive environment of learning while keeping order in a positive and safe environment
- Employ swim teaching techniques that break down the critical features of a swimmer’s skill progression at any age
- Stage and demonstrate the swim instructor’s role in the safety process and during an emergency.
Candidates must be able to tread water for two minutes and demonstrate Stage 5 proficiency in at least four of the following six strokes by swimming 25 yards of each: Front Crawl, Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Butterfly, Elementary Backstroke, and Backstroke.
- First Aid
- $225 Member and Community Participant
- $75 YMCA Staff
Port Orange Family YMCA
- NEW DATES TBD
Southeast Family YMCA
- May 23 – 24