Hewlett HS- Swim Gym- Test out information:
April 1, 2019
All incoming 9th grade students will have the opportunity to test out of swim instruction by either one of the following options:
- Presenting a Level Five Certification Card from the American Red Cross ONLY
- Presenting evidence of Junior Lifeguard status
Students must bring evidence of their Level 5 swim certification or Junior Lifeguard status to the Athletic Office at Hewlett High School on or before 9:00am Tuesday, August 27th, 2019.
2-In Water Testing:
Students will have the opportunity to pass a one-time In Water Level Five Red Cross Certification module on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 from 3:30 – 6:15 PM at Hewlett High School’s pool. Swim certified instructors from the teaching staff will be available at no charge to test swim skills in the pool. Students must successfully pass the level five swim test with one of the certified instructors in order to test out of the required swim instruction during their physical education class at Hewlett High School. You must call the Athletic Office at 516-792-4021 to schedule a time slot. Appointments and time slots are assigned on a first come first serve basis, no exceptions. No appointments will be accepted after May 30th, 2019.
If you fail to appear at your designated time slot you will run the risk of forfeiting the opportunity to test out. All assessments and recommendations from testing staff are final. There are NO retests and requests for retests will not be honored.
Requirements for level 5 and junior lifeguard can be found at: https://hwbulldogs.com/main/otherad/contentID/40125781
The pool locker rooms will be available during testing times. Parents/guardians/caretakers must remain in the pool lobby during testing.
If you have any questions, please call the Athletic Office at: (516)792-4021.
Test out swim certifications will not be accepted after August 27, 2019.
Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics