Our Staff & Training

Our Staff & Training

Our Staff & Training

Our Staff & Training

ABOUT THE LPB “POD”

At La Petite Baleen, we are committed to providing quality swim lessons, excellent customer service, building community, and having FUN!

Our Core Values

It Takes a Pod
We are a team, a pod – every single one of us. It takes every member of our team to provide our swim families with the best experience possible.

Embrace Learning
Every day is an opportunity to learn something. Learning something new can be challenging, it’s often easier to stay in our comfort zone. Keeping things fresh and current is critical in maintaining La Petite Baleen’s cutting edge reputation.

Everyone Matters
At LPB everyone is heard because their feelings and ideas matter to us. Listening, showing compassion, and empathizing is what we mean when we say “everyone matters”.

OUR TEACHERS

Our Swim Teachers are highly trained in the La Petite Baleen method of teaching swimming. Our newest teachers attend several intensive clinics as well as 40 hours of “team teaching” with a senior mentor teacher. All teachers attend our regular in-house staff meetings, study sessions, and in-pool clinics, further refining our goal to be the premier, cutting edge swim school in the nation.

We also have CPR and First Aid certified staff as well as certified Life Guards to ensure that any emergency, big or small, can be attended to with qualified and skilled professionals. If you have any questions regarding safety measures or procedures at La Petite Baleen, please feel free to speak with one of our Site Directors or Director on Duty (DOD).

In partnership with the United States Swim School Association (USSSA), the World Aquatic Baby Congress (WABC), and the Swim For Life Foundation, we conduct and attend seminars, conferences, teach-ins, and workshops to better understand the growing child from infancy to teen.

 

LOVE KIDS, LIKE TO SWIM?

Come join the LPB POD!

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