About Lessons with Miss Yvonne

The Miss Yvonne Swim School has been teaching people to swim since it opened 2002, serving over 200 students each year.

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Miss Yvonne

Swimming has always been important to me: After learning to swim at the late age of 15, I became certified as a Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard soon after. Since 2002 I have taught people of all ages swim lessons, also coached Gators Swim Team. I graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology, where I swam on the varsity team. I completed a Masters in Physical Education and am a licensed teacher by the state of NJ. Also I am a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor, which I integrate into class, encouraging children to love exercise by swimming!

Miss Yvonne Swim School Mission Statement

Our mission at MYSS is to imprint a lifelong relationship with the water. Our goal is to provide the highest level of quality swim lesson instruction in a safe, fun, and engaging learning environment. We value the personal relationships built through the retainment of our outstanding customer service. We are continually focused on ensuring our clients walk away with a love for swimming; they feel safe and confident in their skills; that everyone progresses to their fullest potential; and that every interaction with MYSS in and out of the water is enjoyable. Lastly, we value our continued strength in building community relationships that aim to provide children with ample learning opportunities through our camps and swim lesson programming year-round. 

Miss Yvonne Swim School Vision Statement

Empowering young children to acquire a lifelong passion for aquatics through the highest quality individualized swim instruction 

MYSS featured on

Miss Yvonne was featured on Telemundo on Oy Dia and shared about her personal swimming accident and the importance of learning to swim at a young age.

Estephanie, Camp Assistant Director

I have worked with Miss Yvonne Swim School since Summer 2016 as a Teacher Counselor and Concierge Swim Lesson Instructor, and a Camp Director Assistant. 

I am a certified Elementary School Teacher. Throughout the school year, I am a third-grade teacher. In my free time, I love playing soccer and enjoy watching soccer games with my family. My favorite thing about teaching swimming is watching students’ progression and confidence grow. Sometimes children may come into swimming lessons with predisposed fears regarding water. As they get stronger and stronger, watching them turn into fishes that never want to leave the water fills my heart.

Coach Joe, Camp Teacher Counselor

I have been working with children since I was a child. I began as a camp counselor at the age of 16 and guided 1st through 3rd graders in daily outdoor activities. Later on, I became a driving instructor and taught the six-hour behind the wheel lessons for kids attaining their drivers permit. This inspired me to further my education and become an elementary teacher.

My greatest accomplishment was becoming a United States Marine in 2000 and I keep all the principles I learned with me in classroom management and my daily life.