H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

16+ years

Share your love of swimming with others! As a leader in the pool, you can play an essential role in helping others learn to swim and improve their health in many ways.

You will learn a variety of teaching techniques, lesson planning, progressions, and more. To put it all into practice, you'll also work alongside a certified YMCA Swim Instructor to teach children during a swim lesson.

To take this course, you must be 16 years or older, hold a current National Lifeguard (NL) or Bronze Cross certification, current Standard First Aid, and you must be able to swim strokes at the YMCA Intermediate stroke standard or equivalent.

After completing this course, you will be qualified to work as a YMCA Swim Instructor and teach swimming lessons at the YMCA.

Program Requirements

  • Participants must be 16+ years of age
  • Completion of Bronze Cross or NLS
  • Must have current Standard First Aid, with CPR-C (within 1 year)

H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

View Larger Map 4075 Gordon Drive
Kelowna, BC V1W 5J2
Phone: 250-491-9622
Fax: 250-764-4085
  • H2O Aquatics
  • H2O Child, Youth and Family Development
  • H2O Health & Fitness