2019 Water Safety Instructor Course



This intensive 3-week course for Water Safety Instructor candidates is by advanced registration only. In order to participate, registration forms and course tuition of $275.00 for members and $325.00 for non–members must be received by Al Taliaferro on or before 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15th, 2019. Any registration after the 15th will be subject to a $25.00 late fee. Tuition includes all materials. You can check if your facility is a member by checking the www.njpma.org website.

PREREQUISITES: Candidates must be at least 16 years of age as of June 14th, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE. Candidates must possess swimming skills of “Level IV”. Proof of age must be presented at the Orientation session. A current driver’s license is acceptable proof. Photocopies of Birth Certificates must have a raised seal for acceptance as proof of age. In addition, candidates must successfully complete the online Orientation to the Swimming and Water Safety Program, which includes the online Orientation to the American Red Cross, and pass a pre-course swimming test on May 28th. The swimming skills to be tested are listed on the back of this form.

SCREENING INFORMATION: All candidates must pass a practical examination before being admitted into the course. This will take place on May 28th and test mastery of swimming skills. Refunds (less administration and materials costs of $75.00) will be mailed only to those candidates who do not pass the swimming pre-test. There will be NO REFUNDS for candidates who drop out once the actual course begins. Course materials will be distributed after successful completion of the pre-testing.



May 20th, 2018, Monday 6:00pm – 8:00pm Teaneck Swim Club, 700 Pomander Walk, Teaneck, NJ

WSI Course;

May 28th – May 31st, 2019, Tuesday thru Friday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
June 3rd – June 7th , 2019, Monday thru Friday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
June 10th – June 14th, 2019, Monday thru Friday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

All classes will meet at Teaneck Swim Club, 700 Pomander Walk, Teaneck, NJ 07666  on the dates and times above unless told otherwise.


 CALL OR EMAIL AL TALIAFERRO  or Email him at BigAl421@aol.com

Although candidates are expected to attend ALL the sessions listed above, a single absence will be permitted. Students missin g a second session will be required to attend a make-up session. Students missing three sessions will NOT be certified under any circumstance. If you think you will miss three or more sessions, do not register for this program. Attendance will be taken daily. Class sessions will be held rain or shine or will be postponed only at the facility. Please keep this portion of the form for your personal reference. Checks should be made payable to “New Jersey Pool Managers Association”.


Click here for 2019 NJPMA WSI registration form