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Aquatics Schedule

Aquatics programs including Learn to Swim, Aquatic Fitness, swim times and specialty programs.

Frank Rudderham Family YMCA

View Larger Map 399 Charlotte Street
Sydney, NS B1P 1E3
Phone: 902-562-9622
Fax: 902-562-1586
  • Aquatics
  • Health and Fitness

16 yrs and over

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.

Not Yet Scheduled

NOTE: Registration for this program is not yet open.



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