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Parks & Recreation

2015 West 3rd Street
Hastings, Nebraska 68901 (402) 461-2324, Activity Hotline: (402) 462-7109

Water Safety Instructor

swimming lessons

The City of Hastings Parks & Recreation Department, is an authorized provider for the American Red Cross. Participants MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES and be at least 16 years old. The certification will remain valid as long as a student teaches a class every year. WSI's receive a wage $12/hr and possible WSI course reimbursement if certain criteria are met. 

Please check with the Hastings YMCA about class dates/times @ 402-463-3139 or email Becky Galvan at

WSI Course Online Registration

*Instructors who teach 65 hours of swim lessons will get their WSI certification reimbursed.

 Water Safety Instructor Info

Lifeguard Training

**Lifeguards working for the City will get their Certification reimbursed if they work 300 hours and available the last week of operations.


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