You are reserving a spot for ALTS Instructor Certification -- Phoenix
Instructor Certification Adult Learn to Swim
Sunday, February 17, 2019 8:00 AM
U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS ALTS instructor certification course on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Phoenix, Ariz.
Check-in: 7:30-8 a.m.
Classroom instruction: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Lunch: 12 p.m.*
In-water pool instruction: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
*Lunch will be provided by USMS. Please note that most of the lunches are sandwich-based and do not always include a vegetarian option or recognize dietary restrictions and food allergies. If you have food restrictions, please feel free to bring along something that will accommodate your needs.
Location of classroom instruction
Phoenix Airport Marriott
1101 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Location of pool instruction
Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
Arizona State University
601 S College Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Cokie Lepinski is a USMS-certified lead adult learn-to-swim instructor. She has founded and coached two Masters teams. She was named Coach of the Year by U.S. Masters Swimming in 2014; received the Dorothy Donnelly award in 2014, the USMS Kerry O’Brien award in 2010 and the Pacific Masters Coach of the Year award in 2011. Passionate about stroke technique, Cokie coaches stroke clinics and writes articles for USMS.
You must be a current USMS member to participate in the course and receive USMS ALTS Instructor certification. You must be able to perform the following five water-competency skills:
- Step or jump into deep water and return to the surface
- Float or tread water for one minute
- Turn around in a full circle and find an exit
- Swim 25 yards to the exit
- Exit from the water
Upon successful completion of the classroom coursework and the in-water instruction, including all successfully completed tests, each person will be awarded USMS ALTS Certified Instructor certification.
$250 per instructor registration. Your ALTS Certified Instructor designation is active until the end of the calendar year in which it is achieved, and can be renewed by paying a $30 annual fee when updating your USMS membership each year. USMS provides references and support for active member instructors only.
Maximum attendance is 25.
Who should attend?
Anyone who teaches, or wants to teach, adult swim lessons both publicly and privately. Anyone interested in supporting their community by helping to teach adults to swim.
Please contact your LMSC
for scholarship availability.
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight Pacific time on Saturday, Feb. 16, or when the course enrollment reaches 25.
Online Registration is Paid by Credit Card
Your online registration for this course will be paid by credit card and processed by Club Assistant. Please look for "ClubAssistant.com Events" on your credit card statement.
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Contact Holly Neumann firstname.lastname@example.org
ALTS certification course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable to another individual. However, you may transfer your registration to a course at an alternate date and location. Questions, please email Holly Neumann at email@example.com.