I started Super Splasher Aquatics in 2009. It all started by chance really. After working for the same company for 7 years, I was laid off. I had already started a family and refusing to commute over an hour to a new job I decided to look at other options. I thought about what I was good at and what I loved. My whole life, I have always been really great with kids and I really love to swim. It got me thinking that maybe teaching swim lessons could be a feasible option. Throughout high school and college I taught lessons and lifeguarded. It had been some time since I taught my last swim lessons but what did I have to lose? I returned to the American Red Cross and got my certifications in CPR and Water Safety Instructor. From there I began to market to my neighborhood and local community to drum up some clients. That first summer I had 10 students that I taught out of my backyard pool. In September of 2009, I found the Country Inn & Suites and from there a wonderful working relationship began.
Since then we have expanded to another local hotel, the ALOFT and Body Renew Fitness, also during the summer we run lessons at the Winchester Country Club, Stonebrook Club and Snowden Bridge. We now have a staff of fully trained SSA swim instructors and lifeguards teaching an average of about 100 students each week and we are expanding more and more each day.
In December of 2010 we were sought out to manage a local community pool so SSA has expanded into pool management as well.
I couldn’t be more blessed to do what I do everyday. I get to meet so many wonderful children and teach them a lifesaving skill.
Thank you to all of those who have supported me and my dreams since the beginning. To those who I haven’t gotten to work with, I look forward to the day!
Happy and Safe Swimming,
Super Splasher Aquatics