Progressive Swimming Instructor for NYS Children's Camps
Fact Sheet - February 2015
- Progressive Swimming Instructor for NYS Children's Camps is available in Portable Document Format (PDF).
A progressive swimming instructor is required to assess the swimming ability of each camper prior to allowing the child to participate in aquatic activities. The following courses meet the certification requirements as specified in Section 7-2.5(f) of Subpart 7-2 of the New York State Sanitary Code.
A progressive swimming instructor may not perform lifeguard duties unless currently certified as a qualified lifeguard and the individual is not concurrently performing instructional duties.
|American Red Cross||Water Safety Instructor|
|Boy Scouts of America||Aquatics Instructor, BSA|
|Cub Scout Aquatics Supervisor, BSA|
|Canadian Red Cross||Water Safety Instructor|
|Orchard Park Recreation||Western New York Swimming Instructor|
|Western New York Swimming Instructor Trainer|
|PADI||PADI Swimming Instructor1|
|Starfish Aquatics Institute||Starfish Swimming Instructor1|
|YMCA||Special Population Swimming Instructor|
|YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor|
- Certifications must indicate specialty program training in both Stroke and Swim School.