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Posted on: April 20, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Water Safety Instructor Class

The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is offering an American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor Class. Participants must register for this class by April 28th at

The class is conducted by American Red Cross Certified Instructor Larry Phippen. This class trains candidates to teach courses and presentations in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. The course helps develop instructors understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants' progress.

Successful candidates are eligible to teach Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn to Swim, adult-focused courses, as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more. Please contact the Rec Center at 530-542-5056 with questions.
Participants must be at least 16 years of age, be proficient swimmers, and able to successfully complete the pre-course session.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive the American Red Cross Safety Instructor Certification, which is valid for two years. Attendance at all facility sessions and completion of all online lessons are two of a number of requirements necessary to successfully pass for certification.

Facilitator: Larry Phippen, American Red Cross Certified Instructor

Pre-course and swim test: By appointment (Please call 530-542-6059)

Sessions: 4 Classes: April 30th, May 7th, May 14th and May 21st, Saturdays, 10:00am – 5:00pm (must register by April 28th)

Fee: $125 for Class Course (up to $85 materials fee may apply)

Register online at

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