Now in her 2nd year with HAW, Ariel is a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago where she received a degree in Animation. She has been a swim teacher for over 6 years and she absolutely LOVES to help swimmers of all ages realize a love for the water. She likes to make her lessons fun with plenty of games and singing. She prides herself on making sure your child learns important life and safety skills and has a ton of fun doing it!
Ages Ariel Works With: 6 months through Adult
Ariel's Schedule: Sundays
Areas Ariel Teaches: West LA COOLIDGE pool
"Ariel has been fantastic with Xander! Stern when needed, but playful and fun. Xander very much respects her and looks forward to his lessons each week."
-Stephanie R., West LA Pool, Summer 2020
"Avlyn got right in the pool with Ariel and got most of her head wet on day 1, which I consider a huge success!!! Ever since her first class she's been asking when she can go back to the pool!"
-Heather W., West LA Pool, Summer 2020
Pictures and Videos from Ariel's Classes
Read on to get to know Ariel even better...
Q1: Where did you grow up?
Sharon, MA and Highland Park, IL
Q2: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Japan -- there is a lot I want to see there and from what I've heard, it's a very unique place!
Q3: What is your favorite thing about being a swim instructor?
Seeing the swimmer improve and seeing a swimmer discover their confidence in the water.
Q4: Who is your hero?
Steven Spielberg, because I love his work and the stories that he tells.
Q5: If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?
Breakfast because it's the most important meal of the day and it can be both a meal and dessert :)