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Chetara Murphy

Chetara has taught many different levels of swimming through the years, specializing in teaching toddler swimming fundamentals. She is currently the lead instructor for both the Horizon kid’s group summer camp and the LIU Brooklyn Academy summer camp, and Chetara has taught at both Trident Recreations and Union Avenue Recreations for the last four years. Chetara’s leadership qualities and high standard of excellence has allowed her to serve as head lifeguard at Long Island University for over 6 years. Chetara believes that swimming is very important and believes that every child should have an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of water safety.

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Jermaine Parkinson

Jermaine is a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and lifeguard. He has been a swimming Instructor for 3 year and a lifeguard for over 10 years. Jermaine has taught all levels of swimming in both group and private settings. He believes that swimming is very important and he hopes that every child could have an opportunity to learn the fundamentals to water safety. Over the past several summers Jermaine brings his knowledge and experience to manage several pools around NY. In addition to Lifeguarding, Jermaine teaches mathematics at Abraham Lincoln night school.

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Felicia Reynolds

Felicia is an American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard. She has been a lifeguard for five years and a swimming instructor for one year. Felicia has taught all levels of swimming in both group and private settings and particularly enjoys classes involving toddlers. Before becoming an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Felicia spent her summers aiding swim instruction at summer camps and volunteering at local pools in her native New Jersey. In addition to Lifeguarding, Felicia is also a graduate and former athlete of Long Island University where she received her Bachelors of Arts in English Literature and Adolescent Urban Education, while playing Division I soccer and lacrosse.