Swim instructor training class offered in June

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SANDPOINT Learning to swim and being safe in the water are some of the most valuable lifetime skills a person can have. Become one of the promoters of water safety and swimming through an upcoming swim instructor training course starting on Friday, June 22.

The 24-hour course of learning swim stroke mechanics, water safety awareness, child development, learning theory, lesson planning, and communications with students and parents. Swim instructor training is for 15 year-old and up that are both strong swimmers and comfortable in deep water. Students must attend all sessions listed below to complete the course.

Participants successfully completing this course will receive a locally recognized swim instructor certification and are eligible to apply for summer swim instructor positions with the City of Sandpoint. This course is taught by professionally certified, highly experienced Water Safety Instructors Ciarra Benton and Deanna Benton.

Classroom sessions are at Community Hall (204 S. First Street) on Friday, June 22 from 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, June 23 from 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m.; and Friday, July 6 from 5-9 p.m. The in-water sessions are Friday and Saturday, June 29 and 30 from 35 p.m. Shadow teaching sessions are June 25 through July 6. Schedule these four additional hours with instructor.

Cost is $75/person, and a minimum of five students is required to run the course. Parks and Rec does have partial scholarships for high school age participants. Come into the office (1123 Lake St.) for scholarship options.

The online registration deadline is Monday, June 18 so act quickly. Register online at www.sandpointidaho.gov/parksrecreation or at the office.

For more information, call (208) 263-3613.

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