2014 Aquatics Training Workshop
Saturday, April 19th, 8:30am
Mercer Park Aquatic Center

Learn how to help others take control of their arthritis through the Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program. Become a Certified Instructor!

The Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program Instructor training will provide you with the in-depth knowledge necessary to successfully lead Aquatics Program classes.


Plan and lead quality Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program classes. See position description for more information.

Pre-workshop requirements

  • Proof of CPR Certification
  • Review and sign Leader/Instructor agreement
  • Complete pre-training module
  • Proof of general liability insurance


You will receive a confirmation email accepting you into the course immediately if you are registering online. If you register through the mail the confirmation will be sent to you via email within a week of receiving your application. Online registration closes 15 days before the scheduled class.

Day of Class

Training materials will be provided. Please bring your own lunch and beverages. The confirmation email contains links to the pre-training module that must be completed before the workshop. You must attend the entire training.

Staying Certified

  • Teach at least one class series annually.
  • Submit participant release forms and program attendance forms quarterly.
  • Attend a recertification training every two years.
For questions, please contact
Jennifer Keeler at jkeeler@arthritis.org or 515-278-0636 x6.

Location:    Mercer Park Aquatic Center
     2701 Bradford Drive
     Iowa City, IA  52240

Name Location Start Date Start Time End Date End Time
Online Registration Closes     04/08/2014  11:59 PM    
Full Certification Training     04/19/2014  08:30 AM  04/19/2014  06:00 PM
Recertification Training     04/19/2014  08:30 AM  04/19/2014  12:15 PM
Number Available: 44
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