WATER SAFETY CERTIFICATION

American Red Cross Water Safety Today

Class Description : This Water Safety certification class teaches you how to recognize, prevent and respond to emergencies in, on or around the water.
Audience: Ideal class for foster care and adoptive parents, babysitters, family members, preschool and daycare staff and anyone interested in learning about water safety. This class meets the State of California’s water safety certification requirement for foster care and adoptive parents.
 Duration: Up to 2 hrs in-class session
 Certification Issued: American Red Cross Water Safety Today certificate
Class Schedule & Registration
Private Classes: Private classes are available by appointment for groups of 2 or more. Call 714-602-9796 for scheduling.
Learning Objectives of Water Safety Today: This class teaches individuals how to recognize, prevent and respond to emergencies in, on or around the water.

  • Describe risks associated with an aquatic environment or activities, such as drowning or head, neck and spinal injuries.
  • Describe how to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies in, on and around water.
  • Recognize the importance of water safety training.
  • Describe appropriate safety practices and rules that should be in place and enforced at home pools.
  • Explain steps to take to remain safe in aquatic environments, including oceans, lakes, rivers and waterparks.
  • Learn how to perform reaching, throwing or wading assists.
  • Describe steps for preventing overexposure to the sun.
  • Describe how to prevent recreational water illnesses (RWIs).

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