Elyse is a very energetic 6 year old that loves gymnastics, dancing and playing with friends when she is not swimming. Her favorite memory of swimming is being able to be in class with her older brother, Matthew. Elyse’s favorite stroke is the front crawl but it was very difficult to decide between them all. Elyse is so excited to be a great swimmer because now she can hang out in the deep end of our pool and play games with the older kids. She is so strong in all of her strokes and understands water safety when she’s around the pool and lake! This makes her parents very happy!!! Elyse’s favorite memories from Charlotte Aquatics are working with so many of the wonderful teachers, especially Ms. Katie, and for ending classes by swinging on the rope swing!
My name is Jack and I am 7 years old. I have been swimming at Charlotte Aquatics since the summer of June 2015. I have loved every moment at Charlotte Aquatics and have had some fabulous instructors, starting with Mrs. Gigi and ending with Mr. Mike. Each level had its challenges and sometimes it seemed like I would never make it, but I tried my best, listened to feedback from my instructors, and over time I accomplished my goal! When I’m not in the water I am playing another sport – soccer, baseball, tennis, basketball, or running. If it’s not raining (and sometimes, even when it is) you can find me outside in the driveway shooting hoops. I have recently developed a love of reading – A to Z mysteries and Magic Treehouse are my favorites.
Since starting at Charlotte Aquatics I have become a great swimmer – I love going to the pool in the summer and will participate, for the second year, on the swim team. Each level that I have passed has made me confident and taught me that if I work hard, I can reach my goal. Thank You, Charlotte Aquatics!
Parent Note: I can’t believe that Jack is finished with his Charlotte Aquatics experience. He has loved coming every week and it’s been so wonderful to see him grow as a swimmer. This is the first thing that he has really had to work for – a goal that he has achieved by himself. Thank you to all of our instructors- Gigi, JD, and Mike- and the entire Charlotte Aquatics staff. You have taught Jack to not only Swim Like a Fish, but that he is capable of anything! We appreciate you all so much.