Education Tracks

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover


The American Red Cross is pleased to offer a Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover Course. The crossover instructor course allows qualified candidates who are certified lifeguarding instructors from other approved training agencies the opportunity to participate in a modified instructor course designed to gain certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor.  Course registration includes all course materials. Cost for this […]

Ellis Lifeguard Instructor Licensing Program (Day 1 of 3)


Original ILTP™ Instructor Training Dates: Three Days:  Saturday, Oct. 14: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday, Oct. 15: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Monday, Oct. 16: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM Renewal ILTP™ Instructor Training Date: One Day: Sunday (Oct. 15):  9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Course information: Jeff Ellis & Associates (E&A) will conduct this Lifeguard Instructor […]

SAI StarGuard Lifeguard Instructor Workshop (Renewal)


Learn how experiential learning theory can streamline your lifeguard training sessions, while maximizing skills development and retention, lifeguard confidence and lifeguard professionalism. This will be a blended learning experience combining an online course with an instructor-trainer led session. This session will also cover the administrative aspects of becoming a Starfish Aquatics Institute Training Center so […]

What’s In The Water? Avoiding RWIs


A recreational water illness (RWI) can occur in your pool, spray park, hot tub or beachfront. The CDC has tracked the outbreaks associated with recreational water, and the numbers are rising. In this session, Allison Stock, PhD, MPH, and Gaylee W. Gillim, Esq., will share data, emerging issues and best practices.

Working with DHS to Increase the Security of Your Guests


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) closely monitors attacks on public gatherings and public places to constantly enhance the nation’s security. During both steady state and times of heightened awareness, DHS engages closely with our private sector and community partners to provide expert counsel and recommendations about protective measures they can implement to protect […]

iPREFAIL: Prepare To Fail…Reverse Engineer Success


iPREFAIL is focused on the concept of “Prepare to Fail: Reverse Engineer Your Success.” We want to provide you with the opportunity to “prefail” here so that when a real aquatic emergency occurs, you will “prevail.” You will be immersed in an aquatic event and will choose how to respond as things happen post event. […]

Learn To Swim Accommodations: Autism Spectrum Swim Lessons


Partnering with Autism Speaks, the Folsom Aquatic Center has developed a basic Learn to Swim program to meet the needs of participants who are on the Autism Spectrum. During this session, we will discuss the importance of providing service, provide videos demonstrating lessons, share marketing that can be used to support this type of program […]

Chat with Committee Members – Safety and Public Sector


Stop by the WWA Booth # and meet with WWA Committee leaders! They are looking forward to chatting with you on a variety of topics.

Recreational Water Disinfection Within The Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)


This high-level course will discuss the disinfection of recreational water within the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). Attendees will not only learn how to follow the recommendations in the code, but the background behind the recommendations and how they impact prevention of recreational water illnesses (RWIs). Become familiar with the pathogens responsible for disease outbreaks […]

Case Studies In Aquatic Emergency Care


This session will take a look at emergency care as it relates to the aquatic environment/aquatic incidents, and will discuss the details of the event, the care provided and the results/outcomes of the incidents themselves and the care. Thru case studies, attendees will be able to identify causal factors related to past incidents, to explain […]