New Year Brings New Job Opportunities to the Kingsport Aquatic Center

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KINGSPORT – As we get ready to ring in 2015 the Kingsport Aquatic Center has several opportunities for new careers. Beginning in December the Kingsport Aquatic Center will be offering training for several positions. The first class is the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training with CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.  With successful completion of this course participants can apply to become a lifeguard at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. This is a great job opportunity for anyone looking for a fun environment with great pay and a flexible schedule. The first lifeguard course begins December 5. A second opportunity for the class will take place January 9. For more details including how to sign up visit www.swimkingsport.com. Click on the – Programming Calendar and select -Swim Lesson & Training Courses.

For swimmers who want to pass their swimming skills onto others, the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course develops swimmers into instructors. The Kingsport Aquatic Center provides year-round swim lessons, both group lessons and private lessons, and the facility is always looking to hire skilled WSI candidates. No prior certifications are required, but WSI candidates must be able to pass a swim test. The next WSI course begins December 2. Hiring of certified Water Safety Instructors is ongoing. To apply visit www.KingsportTN.gov.

On January 3 the Kingsport Aquatic Center will welcome AAAI-ISMA to provide an Aqua Instructor Certification course. This is a great opportunity to become a certified water aerobics instructor. Upon successful completion of this course participants can apply to become a water aerobics instructor at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. To register visit www.aaai-ismafitness.com.

For more details on any of the above programs please visit www.swimkingsport.com. For more information about job opportunities at the Kingsport Aquatic Center visit the City of Kingsports website: www.KingsportTN.gov.

About the Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is the region’s newest and most comprehensive indoor-outdoor public aquatic and recreation facility. Located in Kingsport’s Meadowview district at the base of iconic Bays Mountain, the center provides area residents and visitors with the best in health, fitness and recreation features in a safety-focused environment. The Kingsport Aquatic Center features the area’s only indoor Olympic-sized pool, the HMG Competition pool, plus year-round swim courses and American Red Cross-certified water safety and lifeguard training. A seasonal outdoor water park offers recreational activities from mid-May to early September. Seasonal, annual and daily rates are available. For more information, visit http://www.swimkingsport.com.