After years of successful programming, the Greensboro swim program will not be held in 2016.
Despite a comprehensive search using several different approaches and options, organizers were not able to find enough certified instructors to teach the program.
If you are interested in becoming a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or Lifeguard so that the Greensboro Association can once again sponsor this program in coming years, the prerequisites are:
- Must be 16 years old or older,
- Have proof of completion of level 5 or 6 Red Cross Swim lessons,
- And be able to pass a swimming test by a certified instructor.
For additional information, please look into an instructor certification course at a pool near you. College pools, YMCA and Kiwanis pools often offer courses during the year.
For many of our area kids, this can be one of the only opportunities they will have to learn to swim. It’s also been one of the GA’s important sponsorship programs in our community. If you or someone you know would be interested in participating next year, please, start the process now so that this can be offered again.