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WPA CERTIFICATIONS DATES ANNOUNCED – JUNE 8 MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, JUNE 23 DUNEDIN, FL

WPA Level 1 Certifications coming soon led by

YOLO Board Team Riders!

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This is a one day class to meet requirements for a WPA instructor class 1 certification.

The WPA Water Safety curriculum includes classroom and on water instruction as part of the water safety education classes that includes:
  • Board and Equipment Purchasing
  • SUP Etiquette
  • Safety Planning
  • Injury Prevention
  • Water Dynamics
  • Boating Laws
  • Board & Paddling Skills
  • Rescue techniques
  • Water Safety information

All instructors who complete a WPA Water Safety class are also required to complete the following criteria to satisfy the certification requirements. An instructor may attend a WPA Water Safety class if have not met the following CPR/First aid and insurance criteria:

Requirements:
CPR/First Aid certificate (class format through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
Liability insurance coverage (we will send you information with lower insurance rates only available for WPA instructors)
$75 per year to maintain WPA instructor certificate (first year fee included in the first class)
80% on certification exam
Be a WPA member

Benefits:
Marketing: instructors will be posted by level and region on the WPA website
Insurance: discounted rates for individual and group insurance
Backed by a structured organization with the WPA and the WPA Board of Instructors
Updates with curriculum supplied to all WPA instructors

 

SATURDAY JUNE 8 – led by YOLO Team Rider Gary Wise:

World Paddle Association Level 1 Certification

This will be a Class 1 course and will be limited to the first 8 applicants with their applications submitted and their $295 course fee paid. First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 18 years of age are a pre-requisite for this course.

If you have not already completed an online application, please visithttp://worldpaddleassociation.com/instruction/ for all answers regarding cost, registration, and qualification requirements, please read all 7 links.

When:     Saturday June 8, 2013

Time :     9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:

YOLO Board Adventures Sandestin

9300 Emerald Coast Parkway

Miramar Beach, FL  32550

Cost:         $295

Please complete the online application by going to http://worldpaddleassociation.com/apply-now/.

Contact Us  at (850) 622-5760

 

SUNDAY JUNE 23 – led by YOLO Team Rider Karen Mirlenbrink:

World Paddle Association Level 1 Certification

This will be a Class 1 course and will be limited to the first 8 applicants with their applications submitted and their $295 course fee paid. First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 18 years of age are a pre-requisite for this course.

If you have not already completed an online application, please visithttp://worldpaddleassociation.com/instruction/ for all answers regarding cost, registration, and qualification requirements, please read all 7 links.

When:     Sunday June 23, 2013

Time :     9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:   Dunedin Causeway, Dunedin, FL (exact location TBA)

Cost:       $295

Please complete the online application by going to http://worldpaddleassociation.com/apply-now/Please include the code listed next to your course in your application. You will be receiving a invoice via Pay Pal to pay a deposit of $150.00 to your e-mail address. Please also send an e-mail to Karen (kmirlenbrink@gmail.com) using our contact form to confirm your e-mail and your attendance for the class listed below. Your deposit will confirm your spot to attend the attached class. All instructors attending must adhere to the guidelines set forward by the WPA with information posted below and on www.worldpaddleassociation.com.

Contact Us  at (727) 510-3493

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