Instruction, Certification, Exercise, and Fun for the Whole Family
The Webster Aquatic Center offers family events, Watercize programs and swim lessons. All programs are open to the public, although WAC members received discounted rates. Registration for classes is through the Webster Central School District Community Education Department, see registration link below.
If you have an idea for a program that we don't currently offer, let us know. New programs will be developed based on demand.
WHEN WEBSTER SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER EVENTS, THE POOLS ARE CLOSED AND ALL CLASSES ARE CANCELLED.
WEBSTER YOUTH TRIATHLON: Sunday June 3rd, 2018
The Webster Youth Triathlon is a kid friendly event for newbies to seasoned triathlon athletes ages 6-16. The annual Webster Youth Triathlon combines fun, competition and the three elements of a "tri'", swimming, running, and biking. Our staff and volunteers will assist all participants in the process. Helmets are required as our bubbles/swim trainers for all participants kindergarten through age 7.No exceptions regardless of your child's swim abilities. Registration is held from 8-8:30 am and the races begin at 9:00 am. The first 250 participants will receive a goodie bag and t shirt.
Please be sure to sign up for the correct age group. For 6 year olds, the child must have completed kindergarten. YWYT.1 is for completed kindergarten-age 7. YWYT.2 is for children ages 8-9. YWYT.3 is for children ages 10-11. YWYT.4 is for children ages 12-16. Registration fee is $15. If you'd like to register please click on the "register online" link below.
Water Safety Instructor Certification (W.S.I):
This program introduces swimming and water safety programs and will cover setting up and teaching swim lessons, lesson organization, and lesson completion requirements as set up by the American Red Cross.
To be eligible for the class, participants must possess Level 4 swimming skills and be at least 16 years of age by the completion of the course. Upon successful completion of the course, partipants will recieve a Water Safety Instructor Certificate as well as Fundamentals of Instructor Training. Attendence at all sessions is required for certification.Cost $180. Starts June 22nd, 2018. For more information or if you'd like to register please click on the "register online" link below.
Lifeguard Certification Course:
This is a 31-hour American Red Cross training that prepares lifeguards with skills and knowledge necessary to keep patrons of aquatic facilities safe in and around the water. This class includes CPR/AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer. Participants must attend all dates within the session to complete your training and at least be 15 years of age. No refunds given once students begin. Please bring a suit, towel, lunch each day to class.
Prerequisites: You must be at least 15 years old to take this course. To ensure that participants are able to complete the course, candidates are expected to pass the prerequisite swim test. The test will be held prior to the start of class. See below for swim test requirements.
A 300 yard swim using front crawl and breastroke.
A 20 yard swim, feet first surface dive to retrieve a 10lb brick, swim another 20 yards back to wall, & climb out in a time of 1:40 or under.
Tread water for 2 minutes with no hands.
Exit pool from the water to the deck with out ladder or assistance.
For more information or if you'd like to register please click on the "register online" link below.