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Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jesse Benavidez May 26, 2015. 4 Replies

I am doing research on this subject. Can a City Government have their own version of swim lesson instruction without a nationally recognized swim instruction certifying agency? Why is it important to…Continue

Tags: Instructors, Lesson, Swim, Certified

Water Safety Commercial of the Year - A form of drowning prevention

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Ann Downing Nov 19, 2010. 2 Replies

4:45pm, 5:17pm, 5:50pm. Today, while watching the 2010 USA Swimming National Championships on NBC. These were the times of the Cullen Jones/USA Swimming/Conoco Phillips commercial talking about water…Continue

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Jesse Benavidez replied to Tukz Taaca's discussion Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?
"I completely agree with Joe concerning this topic.  The more prominent issue would be insurance requirements.  For instance, our lease holders that wish to host swim/dive meets, must hold an additional insurance policy, as their…"
May 26, 2015
Laurie Batter replied to Tukz Taaca's discussion Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?
"This is a great topic, and I hope you will publish your learnings!"
May 6, 2015
Joe Andrews replied to Tukz Taaca's discussion Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?
"I would say first, it depends. With any liability issues check with your facility insurance carrier and your local health codes. I'm not too familiar with the Florida codes (your profile location says Florida) so check those first. In my…"
Mar 20, 2015
Matthew Reed replied to Tukz Taaca's discussion Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?
"I've worked at facilities that teach YMCA lessons, American Red Cross Lessons, and the Michael Phelps IM Program. Generally, I think the biggest benefit is just the recognition of being associated with one of these organizations. Many pools do…"
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Does a City Government Parks & Recreation Department required to have Certified Swim Instructors to teach swim lessons?

I am doing research on this subject. Can a City Government have their own version of swim lesson instruction without a nationally recognized swim instruction certifying agency? Why is it important to have Certified Swim Instructors? What is the benefit of having Certified Swim Instructors? Is there a liability of NOT having or having Certified Swim Instructors?See More
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Funny way to present a serious topic

Aquatics has both a serious side and fun side. The American Heart Association has taken steps to put a little fun into a serious situation. The following video helps the average person learn to do CPR. Now, it doesn't compare to an actual CPR certification course. But, if this video gets people to think about PUSH HARD, PUSH FAST. Then, AHA has done its job. Enjoy! Feel free to dance! I know I did. AHA CPR…See More
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"Chris, this is almost always a battle for most Aquatic Leadership. We no longer have one singular duty - lifeguarding for example. I've seen this happen in my leaders and now I'm one of them. We get heavier, we get thicker…"
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Funny way to present a serious topic

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 4:20am 1 Comment

Aquatics has both a serious side and fun side. The American Heart Association has taken steps to put a little fun into a serious situation. The following video helps the average person learn to do CPR. Now, it doesn't compare to an actual CPR certification course. But, if this video gets people to think about PUSH HARD, PUSH FAST. Then, AHA has done its job.

 

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