American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program
The American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program combines the best in swim instruction with a strong emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety. Courses are available for a variety of ages and skill levels to encourage healthy, lifelong recreational habits and to help keep your family safe.
Ski/Scuba offers private swim lessons to ages 2 and up.
- Child Lessons
- Adult Lessons
- Snorkel Lessons
- Tri-Athlete Lessons
- Scuba Lessons
Jackie, the daughter of legendary UT and Olympic coach Ray Bussard, is our American Red Cross Swim Instructor. Jackie has been teaching babies to adults how to swim since 1986. Jackie also coaches at the Pilot Aquatic Club in Knoxville and has been the head age group coach since 1994. Jackie has since become one of the top age group coaches in swimming in the country. Jackie’s recognition and accolades include being named Southeastern Swimming Age Group Coach of the year in 1999, 2002, 2003 as well as Age Group Chair of Southeastern swimming from 2002-2006. She also served as Head Coach of the Southeastern Zone All-Star Team in 1999, 2000, and 2001. Jackie was elected by her peers to the board of Southeastern Swimming and has served from 2002 to the present.
In the summers, she has been involved as a swimmer, parent, and coach for the Knoxville Racquet Club and served as their Head Coach this past season and will be heading up to the KRC this summer working with swimmers as young as 3 yrs to 18.
Prior to becoming a full-time swim instructor and coach, Jackie coached for several years with the UT Continuing Education swim program and at swim camps at Mercersberg, PA, Lawrence, NY, and St. Bonaventure, NY.
- Indoor heated pool (86+ degrees)
- Classes are offered year-round.
- This will help your child to advance their water skills and remember those skills from summer to summer.
Parents are welcome and encouraged to watch lessons. There is a lobby for viewing the lessons up close.
Swim Lesson Schedule:
Available upon request. We will work with you to meet your needs when scheduling a class.
Length: 30-minute sessions, 3 session minimum.
Age: All ages
For more details, or to register for lessons please call or email.
Jackie’s direct line: 865-207-7297, [email protected]
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