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I am a former collegiate athlete with previous experience teaching group and individual lessons I have worked with children of all ages and abilities including those with special needs


Hi! My name is Tara and I am an Olympic trained swim coach with over 10 years experience training a variety of swimmers from mom and tots to elementary beginners, high school Jr Olympics, stroke technique clinics and all the way to adult and senior citizen learners. I personally have over 15 years of competitive swim training and experience and I love to teach swim and share the learning and fun of swimming! Whether you are an adult learner or a parent looking for lessons for your child I have specialized curriculums for every age and stage!


I have experience of what I do. I do normal training and get kids comfortable in the water. I work as a lifeguard at Wet and Wild.


Swim Fanatics swim program is designed for students to have fun while developing proper technique-driven swim skills. We provide a nonthreatening and nurturing environment, full of creative teaching methods to ensure that each student is comfortable and confident in the water. SFSC competitive swim team provides children and teens a fun, safe and technique-focused place to grow talent and life skills in and out of the water. Come; check out why Swim Fanatics Swim Club is a top-notch swim program in Greensboro. Give your family the SFSC advantage. Our programs are offered year round; start swimming today! We built our program upon the foundation that swimming is a necessary life skill that everyone should master. We offer programs for children and adults of all ages, beginning at 5 months. Our commitment to our community starts at an early age. We strive to teach lifelong skills of correct technique, strength, endurance that will protect, educate and grow any person who walks through our doors. It is our direct goal for our swimmers to continue to build upon the basics of proper swim techniques and moral principals so that they may grow within our program to be lifelong swimmers within our community.


I am certified in CPR, AED and lifeguarding. I have worked as a lifeguard for six years and love kids. I have taught swimming lessons before at Pool Professionals, which is the company that I worked for to do lifeguarding.


I am a certified lifeguard (6 years), water safety instructor, certified pool operator, and lifeguard instructor. I have been teaching swimming lessons for 7 years.


I am more personal ,better understanding of what my clients need . I am not trying to sell them something ,but I target their specific needs and without displaying any robotic behavior.


I teach piano, math and swimming. I'm great at what I do, and I love to do it. Music is my life, and I swim like a fish. I am also great in math.


I love to learn, and I love to teach. I have spent years studying swimming, and I am always looking for new ways to help my students learn. Unlike some swim programs, my lessons are unique to each individual. I adjust to meet them at their level, and work with their individual personalities to help them improve as much as possible. And we have fun! I do my best to make each lesson a great experience for each student.


I give private swim lessons. I have been giving lessons for the past five summers. I give the lessons at Ridgewood Swim and Tennis Club.

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At what age should you start swim lessons?

From 6 months to 96 years old, no one is too young or too old to benefit from swimming lessons. Once your baby is six months old, they are eligible to take “parent and me” swimming lessons from most swim schools. When babies are between six months and several years, you or another guardian must be with the baby throughout the entire lesson for safety reasons. Even if babies can’t walk, they quickly adapt to moving in water, so familiarizing them early means more fun for everyone and keeps them from being afraid of water later on. It also helps with water safety and drowning prevention. As for adults and seniors, it’s never too late to start swimming. Knowing how to swim can not only save your life, it provides an impact-free way to safely exercise and keep muscles and joints limber. Swimming can even help relieve pain from chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most swimming schools offer group or private instruction, so if you’re shy about learning a new skill, you can do so one-on-one.

Why are swimming lessons important?

Swimming lessons have major health and safety benefits, not to mention the fact that swimming is really fun. Here are some of the many reasons swimming lessons are important:

  • Life saving: Knowing how to swim can help you save your own life or the life of someone else. Prevent drowning by learning to swim.
  • Improved health in seniors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that water-based exercise can decrease disability and maintain bone density in seniors.
  • Good mental health: Swimming can improve moods in both men and women, according to the CDC. Swimming can help with depression, can create bonds in families and can promote mental wellness in pregnant women.
  • Arthritis relief: Water-based exercise can ease joint and other physical pain in people suffering from arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Whole-body workout: Swimming works all your muscles — without the impact of a sport like running.
  • Water safety: It’s important for swimmers of all ages to learn about water safety. Swim lessons provide the proper pool and water etiquette to help keep everyone safe and having fun.  

How much are swimming lessons?

Not only is swimming fun, but knowing how to swim can save your life by preventing drowning. The average national cost for swimming lessons ranges between $40 and $50. Swimming lessons can vary in price depending the type and length of lesson you select. Private swimming lessons, where you receive one-on-one coaching with a swim instructor, will cost more than group lessons. The longer the lesson, the more it will cost. Swimming lessons are available for people of all ages, so if you’re an adult just learning to swim there are beginners’ classes suitable for you. There are also advanced classes for adults who are training for races or want to hone their skills. Pricing can vary depending on where you live as well as the amenities offered by the pool. For example, a pool with private locker rooms and a hot tub may have higher rates than a basic swimming pool. Here are some examples of the average costs of adult swimming lessons:

  • Private lessons for adults:
    • 30-minute lesson: $35-$50.
    • 60-minute lesson: $55-$80.
  • Group lessons for adults:
    • Ongoing 60-minute lessons: $90-$110 per month.
    • 60-minute drop-in lesson: $25-$40 each.

How do you prepare for infant swimming lessons?

There are several steps you can take to prepare both yourself and your baby for the exciting adventure of infant swimming lessons. Start by introducing your baby to being in the water via the bathtub. There are no immunizations specific to swimming that your child needs before playing in a public pool, but do research to confirm the pool is well-maintained and has a clean bill of health. You’ll need the right swim gear; proper attire can include swim diapers and protective swim pants. Be prepared to check regularly and change soiled diapers as needed. The CDC warns against allowing your child in a public pool if they have any symptoms of diarrhea; swim diapers and swim pants can’t protect against transmission of germs in this case. For outdoor pools, apply water-resistant sunscreen to the delicate skin on your baby’s face and body approximately 30 minutes before pool time to prevent burns. For the health of your baby and other children, it’s important for your child to be in good health when attending swim lessons. If they have a cold or fever, it’s better to keep them home. Finally, be prepared to have fun.

How early can babies start swimming?

Most swimming instructors and swim schools offer infant swimming starting at six months. Although it is not formal swimming, the lessons familiarize your baby with moving in the water, and also teach you the basics of keeping your baby safe in the water. You or another guardian will stay with the baby in the water throughout the entire lesson.

The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend formal swim instruction until one year old, but taking your infant to regular swim class can be fun, safe and helpful for developing baby’s coordination and awareness of water. Experts urge parents not to become overconfident in their children’s water skills. Keep in mind that most children aren’t really able to swim on their own until they’re at least four years old. Even if they’ve had swim lessons, always watch younger children when they’re in the water and be ready to react in case of an emergency.

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