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Summer Swim Lesson Bookings-The Time Has Come!

March 1, 2017


I’m loving these warmer days.  As we enjoy this weather, many of you are starting to contact me about scheduling swim lessons and grabbing lesson time slots.  Please contact me early for the best availability.  If all goes as planned, I will be in ISR’s Master Instructor training program from mid-April through May.  I look forward to hearing from you and to seeing your little ones in the water this summer.  Feel free to email me

From 6 months to 6 years…

July 16, 2016

When is the right time to enroll your child in ISR self-rescue lessons?  As soon as your little swimmer is 6 months old, it’s time to give her the skills she will need to live safely around water.  Email for lesson availability now and year round. You may want to visit the ‘ISR Lessons’ tab of this site to read more about what you can expect for each age, or the ‘Testimonials’ section to hear what other parents are saying about The Swim Lady.


Hope Floats-Swim Safe Forever & Food for Thought Benefit is a Success!

April 26, 2016

We wanted to give a great big shout out to the many vendors who provided delicious food for our event, along with the musicians, volunteers, people who kindly donated to our silent auction and to our fabulous community who came out to support the Hope Floats event and also the Swim Safe Forever and Food for Thought programs.  Thank you all so much for your support.

Hope Floats benefits Swim Safe Forever and Food For Thought in memory of Maddie Hall, a local toddler who drowned in a backyard pool in 2009.

It is in her honor that Hope Floats aims to educate children in our community about water safety and provide nutritious meals for school children in need through Food For Thought.

Refer-a-Friend New Year Special!

January 5, 2016

Do you love what ISR has done for your child?  Have a friend or family member who has a little one?  Refer a friend between now and February 1st and receive $20 off of one week of your own ISR lessons/refreshers when they place their deposit!  Email today!

This little FLOATER could be YOUR BABY!


Winter Sessions-Give the Gift of Self Rescue

December 10, 2015

Are you looking for gift ideas for your child or grandchild?


How about ISR  Self-Rescue swim lessons?  Winter session starts January 4, 2016, with morning and afternoon lessons available between the hours of 8-10:30am (Southern Shores), 12-2pm (Kill Devil Hills) and 4:30-6:30pm (Southern Shores).  Classes are filling up fast! Give the gift of real survival skills this year.  For information regarding lessons, to learn more about available scholarships or to reserve your time slot, contact me at

Summer is Here! It’s time to brush up on water safety skills…

June 9, 2015

lifejacketforjustinWhat an honor to participate in this event last weekend!  I encourage you to head over to their Facebook page to learn more!

Have you signed your child up for ISR refresher lessons?  Now is the time!  I currently have openings for ISR and ARC lessons.  I’m looking forward to seeing you all in the water this summer, Christen-The Swim Lady


Hey Outer Banks! Now’s the time to complete your ISR lessons March 30th Session

March 23, 2015

I currently have a few spaces available in the ISR March session, which begins on the 30th.  This is a great time to sign up for refresher lessons or to begin your ISR journey.  Email me today at to see if we can find a time that matches your schedule!