May 26, 2009
For the first time Waterworks will be continuing our Swim Teams through the summer months making the program available year round! Our Swim Team is a great way for children to work on technique and conditioning while having fun with other children. Our coaches focus on stroke refinement, speed and endurance.
Group One Swim Team meets every Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-4:40, and is great for children between the ages of five and eight years old.
Group Two Swim Team Meets Monday through Thursday 6:00-7:00 and is great for children nine years and older.
You may attend as many or as few practices as you wish since the charge will be a monthly fee.
In order to participate, swimmers must pass a swim test or be approved by their current swim instructor. If you would like more information on our Swim Team please stop by our front desk to pick up a flyer or speak with one of our Customer Service Representatives.
May 20, 2009
Waterworks would like to wish everyone a fun and safe holiday weekend! We will be open and teaching all regularly scheduled lessons this weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, Memorial Day we will be open for lessons between 8am-12pm only. If you are going to be out of town please feel free to cancel your lessons using our online scheduling system, or click Here . We hope everyone stays cool and enjoys the long weekend!
May 20, 2009
To view swim competition results for our May 16th meet click Here.
May 13, 2009
Vanessa Wargo and Stephanie Kallestad!
Waterworks Staff nominates one Aquatic Staff Member and one Office Team Member for Employee of the Month. Fellow Waterworks Teammates praised Instructor Vanessa and Maintenance Supervisor/Customer Service Representative Stephanie in their nominations by saying:
“Vanessa comes to work with a smile every day. She is very perky and cheerful. She never complains and is always friendly”
“Vanessa is very courteous when interacting with clients and other employees. She is always willing to help out and take students on to her schedule”
“Stephanie has a good attitude and is always willing to help instructors and customers. She is always pleasant and smiling especially when interacting with kids.”
“Stephanie always keeps everything neat and orderly in the retail center and snack shop. She is very organized on swim competition days with grilling and handling busy snack shop.”
Both Vanessa and Stephanie are very valuable members of our team and we are proud to feature them this month. Their photos are prominently displayed in our lobby for all to view.
May 11, 2009
It’s Swim Competition time again and Waterworks will be trying out a new start time this Saturday May 16th. Instead of the usual 1pm start time, we will be commencing our meet at 11am and anticipate it to last until approximately 1pm.
This competition is also going to be extra special because we will be throwing Gold Dollar Coins into the water for our end of the meet Coin Toss! For those of you who haven’t been to a swim meet, we always end the competition with our popular Coin Toss. Swim meet participants get to jump in the pool and gather as many coins as they can. All coins the children find, they get to take home. We are grateful to Angus Smith Construction for sponsoring this Coin Tosses and giving the children something extra special to look forward to.
If your child would like to participate in the competition please come by the front desk and one of our Customer Service Representatives will get you registered.
May 8, 2009
In celebration of Independence Day Waterworks is holding for the very first time a Fourth of July Raffle! We are raffling off 3 grand prizes of 4 FREE swim lessons and a Family Ticket to the 25th Annual Concert on the Green Fireworks Festival at Irvine High School stadium on the 4th of July. This ticket includes admission for two adults and four children and is valued at $40. Raffle tickets will be given out to clients who purchase a package of 16 lessons or higher between now and June 14th. Clients who purchase 32 lessons or more will receive two raffle tickets and clients who purchase 46 lessons or more will be given 3 tickets. We are excited to draw the 3 lucky winners on June 14th! For more information please look for our flyers at our front desk or ask one of our Customer Service Representatives.
May 7, 2009
Many of you have seen children picking toys out of our large treasure chest that decorates our front entryway and have asked when will my child be able to pick out a toy? At Waterworks we have a rewards system in place for our students to keep them motivated in their swim classes. When a child performs exceptionally well in a class or finally masters and completes a skill level, their instructor will give them a certificate. They can then present this certificate to one of our Customer Service Representatives at the front desk and we let them hunt for a toy in our treasure chest. Each child gets to pick out one toy to take home with them. The children always get very excited when they get to pick out a special prize. Not only is it fun for the children, but we feel it is important to give them positive feedback for their hard work which, in turn, motivates them to continue to improve. Our level improvement certificates also tell the parents what new skills their child is now capable of and keeps them updated with their child’s progress.