Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are offered at Southside Pool (3744 Farber St.) by our swim team coaches. Our coaches can give lessons to swimmers of all ages and teach all four swim strokes. 

Lessons are $50/half hour. Payment is accepted in the form of check, which can be made out to The City of Southside Place.

Our Instructors

William Hansen- I am a graduating senior at Strake Jesuit, and I plan to attend Georgetown University next fall. I have been on the Southside Swim Team for 13 years, and I swam all 4 years at Strake Jesuit. I made Varsity my Junior and Senior years, and I managed to place 8th overall in backstroke at districts last season. I have been coaching for Southside since 2017, and I am lifeguard certified. This will be my second summer offering private lessons, so please contact me if you’re interested or if you have any questions!

Sydney Schwartje- I am a graduating senior from St. Agnes Academy. I have been lifeguarding, coaching the Southside Swim Team, and giving private swim lessons since 2018. I am Red Cross certified in giving swim lessons as well as in First Aid, CPR, and lifeguarding. I have given lessons to kids ranging from ages 2-12 and to every skill level, and I am so excited to start teaching again this year! Please text my number if you have any questions or concerns! Thanks!! 

Zoe Hirshfeld- I am a rising senior at St. John's School. I swam for the All-Stars for seven years, and this is my first summer as a swim team coach. I am Red Cross CPR and first aid certified, and have ample experience working with kids as young as three. I am so excited to be back at the pool this summer, so please let me know if you have any questions and are interested in scheduling private lessons for your swimmer! Thank you!

Natasha Janssens- I am a rising junior at St. John's School. I have been on the Southside Swim Team for 11 years. I started lifeguarding and coaching the team this year. I am also Red Cross certified in First Aid and CPR. Please let me know if you are interested in lessons or have any questions!  

Scheduling Lessons

Please contact one of our private swim instructors to schedule a lesson.

  1. Sydney Schwartje

    Private Swim Instructor
    Phone: 713-927-1284

  2. William Hansen

    Private Swim Instructor
    Phone: 832-208-4061

  3. Zoe Hirshfeld

    Private Swim Instructor
    Phone: 713-516-4646

  4. Natasha Janssens

    Private Swim Instructor
    Phone: 713-304-8967