Who Should Take This Course

The Emergency Water Safety Course is for parents, grandparents, babysitters, nannies, child caregivers, and anyone who will be supervising children around swimming pools and bodies of water.

What You'll Learn

This course will educate you on the importance of pool safety for children and will provide you with the tools for staying safe around water.

  • Why water safety is important for children.

  • How to create and enforce a safe pool area.

  • How to stay safe in the pool.

  • How to spot emergencies and what to do if someone falls in.

  • A list of pool safety tools and resources, activity worksheets, and printable rules and tips are included with the course.

Course Curriculum

    1. About the Course

    2. Section 1: Introduction

    3. Section 1: Knowledge Check

    1. Section 2: Creating a Safe Pool Area

    2. Section 2: Knowledge Check

    1. Section 3: Enforcing a Safe Pool Area

    2. Section 3: Knowledge Check

    1. Section 4: Safety While in the Pool

    2. Section 4: Knowledge Check

    1. Section 5A: How to Spot Emergencies

    2. Section 5B: What Does a Real Drowning Victim Look Like?

    3. Section 5C: How to Spot Emergencies

    4. Section 5: Knowledge Check

    1. Section 6A: What to do if Someone Falls In

    2. Section 6B: Emergency Action Plan

    3. Section 6: Knowledge Check

  • $29.95

Meet Your Instructor

Liz Parry is the founder of Hamptons Swim, a mobile swim school serving the Hamptons and New York City. For over 20 years, Liz has been serving the swim community.

She is a certified teacher with over two decades of experience as a swim instructor and is a former college-level swimmer. Liz is a strong advocate of the Montessori philosophy, multi-sensory learning, and Play-Based practices. The Hamptons Swim curriculum incorporates her nearly two decades of teaching experience. From the basics to overcoming fears or perfecting your stroke, she will assist in making swimming safe and enjoyable. 

Beyond swim instruction, Liz offers expert coaching and consulting services to parents, childcare providers, and swim instructing professionals looking to expand their knowledge or their team expertise surrounding water safety, training, and instruction. 

Above all, she is passionate about swimming and loves teaching.


  • Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified
  • Over 20-year veteran Ocean Lifeguard
  • Open Water Scuba Diver Certified
  • Former United States Swim Coach
  • International Swim Coach
  • New York State Certified Teacher
  • Master's Degree in Special Education