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2024 Class Dates

TBD

Email Stephanie Settle to register: ssettle@ymcaokc.org

YMCA SWIM LESSONS INSTRUCTOR V6 CERTIFICATION

Description

This course awards the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification. After successful completion of this course, instructors will be able to safely and effectively conduct YMCA Swim Lessons. You will learn to identify components of the YMCA Swim Lessons continuum, demonstrate the behaviors of an effective YMCA Swim Lesson 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 and stage and demonstrate the swim instructor's role in the safety process and during an emergency.

Cost

$170 per person

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Minimum age of 16 by the last day of the scheduled course

  • Hold Current CPR Pro, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Certification

  • Participants must complete the following courses prior to attending the in-person session*:

    • Principles of Youth Development (eLearning)​

    • YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor: Orientation (eLearning)

    • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor: Observe and Communicate (eLearning)

*The pre-requisite courses will be sent upon registering & paying for the course and eLearning courses. Courses can be found on the YMCA exchange website - you must go to “My Account” and login.

 

What to Bring

Bring a bathing suit, towel, resuscitation mask, mask snorkel, proof of age and proof of pre-requisite certifications.

Important Information

  • Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by contacting Stephanie Settle 2 days prior to the start of the class.

  • No refunds will be given after attending the first day of class.

  • 100% attendance is required for course completion.

  • Register 1 week prior to the course if prerequisites are required.

CONTACT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Stephanie Settle | Director of Safety & Aquatics

ssettle@ymcaokc.org

(405) 364-9622 ext. 135

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