YMCA Swim Instructor

YMCA Swim Instructor

Certification enabling to deliver the YMCA value-based swimming skills and strokes, creating a positive learning environment and fostering healthy child development. Prerequisites apply.

AGE
16 years+

PREREQUISITE
Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certifications, swim strokes at YMCA Intermediate standards, and must be at least 16 years old.

YMCA SWIM INSTRUCTOR LEVEL
This certification enables the successful candidates to deliver the YMCA value-based swimming skills and strokes, creating a positive learning environment and fostering healthy child development.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • To prepare YMCA Swim Instructor candidates to effectively teach people how to swim and improve their swimming techniques;
  • To learn how to plan for and create positive participant experiences
  • To learn communication skills such as giving and receiving feedback; planning and organizing skills (prioritizing and setting goals); and insight on maintaining quality standards


CERTIFICATION
It is renewable every two years through continuing education workshops and recertification clinics.

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Downtown YMCA