Olympian-Led Swim School Opens Third Location at World Golf Village in Jacksonville – Action News Jax

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – AQUAfin, Jacksonville’s premier swim school, announced the opening of a new location at World Golf Village in April 2022.

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With a minimum of 10 drownings in the United States every day, this facility will not only bring more than 30 jobs to the community, but it will provide a home environment to teach countless children to be safer around water.

The state-of-the-art, $2.2 million facility will feature a heated indoor pool and high-quality purification system to deliver classes year-round, seven days a week, rain or shine. sale. Lessons are based on progression, starting with a 1 instructor to 4 student ratio for students as young as two months old, with parent and child lessons (1:8), and up to adults.

“When I was seven, my uncle saved me from drowning,” said founder Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or. “Drowning statistics in the United States are extremely high, especially here in our Sunshine State where we are surrounded by water. I want AQUAfin Swim Schools to play an active role in lowering these statistics and making our community a safer place to live.

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Shapira Bar-Or is a two-time Olympic swimmer from Israel, who competed in both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Summer Olympics. He now resides in the United States and founded AQUAfin to share his knowledge and passion for swimming with an emphasis on safety and fun.

Now through the second week of April, AQUAfin is offering an AQUAfin Founders Special pre-opening for the new school at 130 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, where the annual enrollment fee ($35) for the first year will be deleted for the first 50 registered. The first 50 people will also receive a free swimming cap and pair of goggles with their package.

More information can be found at aquafinswimschool.com or by calling (904) 775-9400.

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