SFL Private Swim Lessons
Private Swim Lessons
Serving Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach Counties
Happy Swimmers announces our inaugural season serving SFL! We bring a 28-year strong company dedicated to providing you with a professional swim instructor who has at least 3 years teaching experience with children’s swim lessons of the ages they are assigned, comes from a kind-hearted method, is CPR certified, and all-around a nice person. Thanks for putting your trust in Happy Swimmers, where our name is our philosophy.
Owner and Founder since 1991.
Instructors Serving SFL locations
As a Miami Beach native, I’ve been enjoying our beaches and pools since I was a baby. Because everyone would tell me I was very good with kids and so comfortable in the water, I started teaching private swimming classes. I became a Lifeguard in 2015 and a Water Safety Instructor in 2016. I am told I motivate my students to improve their swimming techniques and to work hard to reach their swimming goals. I particularly like to work events as I enjoy meeting new people. I have repeat parents who call me to be a lifeguard at their kids’ parties. A fun fact about me is that I am probably one of the tallest lifeguards you can hire but can relate to your child as if I were as small as them.
Serving: Plantation, Davie, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca
I have been a swim instructor for 48 years. I was recognized as the Baltimore Regional Chapter Water Safety Aide of the Year. I am certified as an adapted aquatics instructor, Dan Marino Foundation Adapted Aquatics Instructor, and Human Kinetics Adapted Aquatics Instructor. I am the recipient of the Autism Speaks grant to provide free swim lessons to autistic children. Currently I am certified as a Water Safety Instructor Trainer where I have taught individuals to be swim instructors. I started one of the early baby swim programs in the United States in order to teach babies to swim float swim. I currently serve on the Board of Directors for the State of Florida to approve new aquatic programs. I love all levels of instruction.
I have been a lifeguard, waterfront and waterpark lifeguard for 48 years. I am currently certified as a Lifeguard Instructor and Instructor Trainer with the American Red Cross. I have taught swimming for the same amount of time and am a Water Safety Instructor and Instructor Trainer. I audit waterparks and municipal facilities evaluating lifeguard and facility standards. I have received several certifications to teacher adapted aquatics and have received a grant from Autism Speaks to provide free swim lessons. I hold a master’s degree in education, was Teacher of the Year for my middle school and Top Ten Educator in the District. I was recognized as the American Red Cross Water Safety aide of the Year and then later the American Red Cross Instructor Volunteer of the Year. I served for ten years at the National Aquatic Safety School in Texas as an Instructor Trainer. As a Special Olympics Tier 2 Swim Coach I am eligible to take teams to national competitions. I am certified as a National Water Fitness Instructor and trained Total Immersion. I serve on the Board of Directors for the Florida Aquatic Council overseeing the development of aquatics in the State of Florida. Also, on the Board of Directors for the State of Florida to approve new aquatic programs within the state. I am a member of Association of Aquatic Professionals, National Parks and Recreation, and World Water Park Association. I have hosted the World’s Largest Swim Lesson for 5 years achieving some of the top numbers in the world. In my spare time I am an avid scuba diver, runner, biker, and weight lifter. I compete in open water competitions with 12.5 miles being my longest distance.
Serving: Orlando, Kissimmee, St. Cloud
I’m your Region’s Manager of Swim Instructors. Contact me through the website contact form, for anything swim instructor related once swim lessons have begun with your instructor.
A little more about me… I’ve been actively teaching swim lessons for six years and enjoy this more than any other profession I’ve ever been involved in. There is nothing better than doing what you love for a living and being able to teach and share it with others. I get to teach a child; learn life long skills that last a life time, as well as safety and the joy of the water. I’m always amazed at how students learn so much in a short period of time. It is also fun to watch them “Strut Their Stuff” when they become confident at what they have learned. I started swimming at age 3 and have never enjoyed anything more than the water. I have been a competitive swimmer, PADI diver and Coast Guard Auxiliary member for many years. Welcome to Happy Swimmers! I am happy to help.