Deidra has been lifeguarding, teaching and coaching swimming for more than 25 years as well as managing aquatic facilities and training staff for more than 20 years throughout Long Island. Her experience and enthusiasm is a great asset to our Aquatics Center.
Rachel started as a Dolphin Swim Team member when she was 15 years old where she competed in the Maccabi games representing the Mid-Island Y JCC. In high school and college she worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor on our Aquatics staff. We are happy she has joined our staff full time as the Assistant Aquatics Director in October 2016 where she can share her love of swimming with the next generation.
Dawn has been a member of the Mid-Island Y JCC for 17 years. She joined our staff as the Administrative Assistant of the Fitness and Wellness Center and Aquatics Center in September 2016. She is looking forward to working with our members to help them achieve their fitness goals.
Our Swim Instructors
Our Instructors are dedicated to teaching all swimmers to be safe and proficient in the water while creating a fun and exciting environment. Our pool is equipped to handle large groups of swimmers. Our facility operates with generally 2-3 lifeguards in an active rotation. We hand-select our staff which includes college-level swimmers, WSI certified instructors, swim team coaches, and a variety of other skilled individuals.