Safety Training for Swim Coaches

The Safety Training for Swim Coaches course offers up-to-date content on safe sport policies, emergency planning and first aid, including:

  • Maintaining a comfortable and safe environment for swimmers

  • Preventing accidents and emergencies

  • Responding to ill or injured swimmers in water or on land

***This course includes both an online portion and an in-water skills session.

Step 1: Safety Training for Swim Coaches Online Content:
Individuals who are interested in taking Safety Training for Swim Coaches should complete the Safety Training for Swim Coaches – Online Content Only course. This course includes web-based delivery of content and an online exam. Click HERE to register for online portion ($19.00).


Step 2: In-Water Skills Verification:
National coaching governing bodies including USA Swimming and Y USA require swim coaches to demonstrate in-water skills. The pool session will be held on SATURDAY each week during the normal lifeguard programs offered. The water portion will take about 1-2 hours to complete ($40.00 – paid on the pool day).


To summarize:

  1. Complete online portion [$19.00].

  2. Complete water skill session (1-2 hours) [$40.00].

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