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Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

USMS Courses and Clinics



ALTS Instructor Certification -- Davis, CA

Instructor Certification Adult Learn to Swim

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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS ALTS instructor certification course on Sunday, October 3, 2021, Davis, CA.

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Check-in: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Classroom instruction: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m.*
In-water pool instruction: 1-3 p.m.

*Due to COVID concerns, only pre-packaged snacks, water, and Starbucks boxed coffee provided. Attendees will be responsible for their own, special dietary needs and more substantial lunch if desired.

Location of classroom instruction and pool instruction
599 B St
Davis, CA 95616
(free parking)


Cokie Lepinski has founded and coached two Masters teams. She was named Coach of the Year by US 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 in2011. Passionate about stroke technique, Cokie continues to coach stroke clinics and write articles for USMS.

ALTS Prerequisites
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

Certification Process
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 20.

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
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight Pacific time on Saturday, October 2, 2021 or when the course enrollment reaches 20.

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 " Events" on your credit card statement.

If you are interested in securing a hotel reservation for this event please contact the hotel directly.

Contact Bill Brenner

599 B St
Davis, CA 95616 United States

Cancellation Policy

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 Bill Brenner at

Registration closed on Sunday, October 3, 2021.