American Red Cross - Water Safety Instruction Class

Old Town Hot Springs is always seeking dedicated and skilled swim lesson instructors!  Join our great team at this unique and beautiful facility. A part-time position as a swim lesson instructor is a nice compliment to other jobs and school.

The next Water Safety Instruction Class will be held in the spring of 2017. Please check back at the end of April for updated information.

Class Prerequisites

To participate in the Water Safety Instructor course, individuals must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of this course.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:
    • Swim the following strokes:
      • Front crawl—25 yards
      • Back crawl—25 yards
      • Breaststroke—25 yards
      • Elementary backstroke—25 yards
      • Sidestroke—25 yards
      • Butterfly—15 yards
    • Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
    • Tread water for 1 minute
Class Price



Please contact Valerie Powell  by email or phone at 970.457.1203 to sign up for the class.