Swim Library

New Irvine Instructors

Waterworks Aquatics would like to welcome our new Irvine instructors - Steven, Melina & Clara!

To find out more about their swimming background and experience working with children, please read below:


Steven learned how to swim at the age of three all by himself. He became passionate about swimming in high school where he joined his school’s Water Polo team for four years and won CIF. Steven gained most of his experience working with younger children through babysitting. His favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is the one on one time he gets to spend with his students and being able to get the parents involved in the learning process. Steven is currently attending Cal State Fullerton and studying music. A fun fact about Steve is he really enjoys dancing, videogames and going to the gym.


Melina began swimming at the age of five and one her favorite strokes is Backstroke. She has worked with children of all ages by helping her churches Youth Group, leading some of her churches Mission Trips, as well as babysitting all her little nieces and nephews. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is getting to spend time with all her students and being able to teach all the different swimming techniques and skills which they will be able to use through their lives. A fun fact about Melina is she really enjoys to bake and draw.


Clara began swimming at the young age of two and has enjoyed swimming ever since. She swam competitively for about nine years. She started competing at the age of seven with the South San Francisco Aquatics Club and continued till the age of fourteen. She later joined her high school swim team where she continue to compete till the age of sixteen. Clara has worked with children of all ages and gained most of her experience working with children through babysitting her younger cousins and being a swim instructor. Her favorite part about teaching is working with the children and watching them progress and accomplish their swimming goals. Clara is currently attending Orange Coast College where she is studying International Business. Some of Clara’s hobbies include going on adventures and discovering new places.

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To enroll your child now for swim lessons please visit www.waterworksswimonline.com. If you have any questions please give Waterworks Aquatics a call at 949-450-0777 or explore our site for more answers. There are twenty Waterworks locations throughout California and Colorado.