UNM Los Alamos

Instructor Training

Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor Course

2 step registration process

This course trains instructor candidates to teach water safety, including basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of learn-to swim, three levels of preschool aquatics and two levels Parent and Child Aquatics. Participants successfully completing all requirements will receive certification as a Water Safety Instructor. Class meets on the UNM Los Alamos Campus from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and at the Aquatic Center from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm. 

Students need to purchase separately the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Candidates’ Kit #751334 from www.redcrossstore.org  Bring to class a laptop or tablet notebook, pencil, swimsuit, towel, goggles, and warm clothes.

Dec 5, 6, 7, 8 | Wed – Sat | 8 AM to 5 PM | Rm 203 | Leanne Sanchez | $325