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Red Cross Classes
The Freeport Recreation Center through the American Red Cross now offers Water Safety Instructor Blended Learning. Blended learning combines online courses and on-site skill sessions where you will practice and demonstrate water safety competency. Please complete the initial online lessons prior to your first on-site skill session. 

Participants MUST register and complete the online courses prior to on-site training. To register, CLICK HERE. A $35.00 registration fee is required.

On-site Water Safety Instructors Class 

Cost:  $285.00

Location: Freeport Recreation
130 E. Merrick Road
Freeport,  NY 11520

Dates/Times:

Tuesday:  2/21  - 10am-4am
Wednesday: 2/22 - 10am-4am
Thursday:  2/23 - 10am-4am
Friday:  2/24 - 10am-4am
Saturday:  2/25 - 10am-12am

Please bring $250.00 in cash or check made out to “FREEPORT RECREATION” on the first day of class.

Be prepared to take the following pre-test to qualify for the class:

25 yards Freestyle
25 yards Back stroke
25 yards Breast Stroke
25 yards Elementary Back Stroke
25 yards Side Stoke
15 yards Butterfly
1 minute tread
1 minute back float

For additional information and questions,  email Bonnie at