Over 40 yrs Experience!
Red Cross swim lessons & lifeguarding
Kate founded Essential Swim Lessons 20 years ago with a mission to share the joy of swimming & teach essential water safety skills in SW FLA.
Kate has been a Red Cross & YMCA Certified First Aid, CPR, Water Safety Instructor/ Lifeguard for over 35 yrs in the U.S. & Canada. She is also a PADI certified scuba diver.
Kate has an AA in Recreation & a BA in Sociology/ Psychology.
She has additional certifications as a Fitness instructor & Certified Nurse Assistant.
We are fully vaccinated.
Sarah began training with her mom as a Swim Instructor/ Lifeguard over 20 yrs ago....her whole life.
Sarah has been a Red Cross certified First Aid, CPR, Water Safety Instructor for 9 yrs. She is also a PADI certified scuba diver.
Sarah earned her BA in Anthropology at the University of Central FL (Go Knights!) where she was also a lifeguard & swim instructor.
Sarah was awarded her Masters Degree in June 2020 at Brown University where she is currently finishing her PhD while living in Orlando.