Progressive Swimming Instructor for NYS Children's Camps
- Progressive Swimming Instructor for NYS Children's Camps is available in Portable Document Format (PDF, 20KB, 1pg.)
Fact Sheet – January 2013
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 the New York State Sanitary Code.
|American Red Cross||Water Safety Instructor|
|Acceptable Equivalent Courses|
|Boy Scouts of America||Aquatics Instructor, BSA
Cub Scout Aquatics Supervisor, BSA
|Canadian Red Cross||Water Safety Instructor|
|YMCA||Special Population Swimming Instructor
Swim Lessons - Preschool Instructor
Swim Lessons - Parent/Child Instructor
Swim Lessons - Youth/Adult Instructor Level 1
Swim Lessons - Youth/Adult Instructor Level 2
YMCA Basic Swim Instructor
YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor
A progressive swimming instructor may not perform lifeguard duties unless currently certified as a qualified lifeguard (see Aquatic Certifications fact sheet) and the individual is not concurrently performing instructional duties.