Training Schedule & Fees

2023 Water Safety Instructor training

Participation in all scheduled dates within selected course is required.

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Course Fees

Full Water Safety Instructor training $500
Includes required $45 Red Cross fee and
non-refundable $75 administrative fee

Register for Water Safety Instructor Training 

Registration closes at midnight, one week prior to start date of each new session.


  • All participants must follow Swim Program Health Guidelines.
  • Passing of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course is not guaranteed and is based on an individual’s ability to perform required skills, swim techniques, and pass written exams.
  • Refunds are not available. In the event of voluntary withdrawal from the course or failure to meet course requirements, a non-refundable $75 administrative fee and credit toward a future course will be applied as follows:
    > If a participant is unable to complete the prerequisites, a credit will be issued for future course enrollment MINUS the $75 administrative fee.
    > If a participant is unable to perform the required skills or pass the written exams, a 75% credit for future course enrollment will be issued.
  • Injuries and illnesses may be accommodated, with a valid letter from your doctor. Participants will receive a credit voucher that can be used for future course enrollment.
  • “Act of God” covers cancellation for any reason, which may include and is not limited to weather-related safety; COVID or other public health concern; necessary schedule changes. Green Chimneys recognizes that such events are unlikely to occur, but if one does, a credit for the missed dates will be issued OR a makeup date will be scheduled.

For more information contact

Valerie Kaplan at [email protected]  or 845.279.2995 ext 224
Suzanne Frasca at [email protected]  or 845.279.2995 ext 305