Starfish Aquatics Institute Announces their Newest Training Center in Portland, Oregon @ DolFUN SWIM Academy

DolFUN Swim Academy (888) 365-3862

DolFUN SWIM Academy has joined the Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI) as a Training Center, announcing Stephanie Simmons as the StarGuard® Training Director.
SAI is one of the largest lifeguard, swim instructor and pool operator certifying agencies in the United States. In partnership with Human Kinetics, SAI offers state-of-the-art training courses and also provides risk management services to the aquatic industry.

“We are very proud to have DolFUN SWIM Academy join our SAI family,” said Leslie Donavan, President of SAI. “We believe our focus on professionalism and accountability gives our Training Centers the opportunity to lead the industry in effective and safe programming.”

Founded by Jill White, a renowned aquatics expert, SAI uses an integrated experiential approach to learning. All SAI training programs incorporate this innovative technique.

DolFUN SWIM Academy is now available to train parents, groups and organizations either on or off-site with the StarGuard® Lifeguard Certification and/or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)-First Aid/CPR/AEDpro.
To learn more about why SAI:
Since 1995, DolFUN SWIM Academy is internationally renowned for incorporating leading-edge techniques and holistic approaches starting with children as young as 2 months old and continuing through the intermediate levels, including adults.
“It is never too earlier to give the gift of life with swimming lessons.”
“Water Safety Education if vital and can save lives. We are being a part of the solution by providing one of the layers of protection around water, through swimming lessons” sayers said.
“In America, Children ages 1 to 4 have the highest drowning rates.
For every drowning death, many more children are left with permanent brain damage,” sayers referenced to learn more:
DolFUN SWIM’s unique aquatic developmental program incorporates songs and games
to reinforce new skills; and swimmers learn to focus on mastering the water’s natural forces,
so they experience the ultimate well-being in warm water 88-92 degrees – which supports a
reassuring learning environment.
One of the nation’s leading “birth and beyond” swim schools, DolFUN SWIM Academy
creates a safe, fun and joyful water experience with Sayers at the helm of her highly trained
team of aquatic educators.
Sayers, who holds a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University, is a sought-
after presenter and Senior Aquatic Educator who sits on the United States Swim School
Association’s Infant-Toddler Committee and has presented her unique methods at conferences in the United States, British Columbia, Europe and New Zealand.

To book your StarGuard® Lifeguard Certification or ASHI Training:
contact us at: or call 503-343-3004
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