The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Lifestyles

June 18, 2012

McKenzie is new aquatics director at Clinton’s YWCA

CLINTON — The YWCA has announced Jeanne McKenzie is its new aquatics director.  

“We are thrilled that Jeanne has stepped in to be our new aquatics director,” said YWCA Executive Director Lori Freudenberg.  “She has the experience and training to fill this role, as well as continue on as our Senior Services Coordinator.”

“Jeanne is so well-liked by YWCA members and will continue to provide the same level of professionalism that the YWCA is known for,” said Freudenberg.   

McKenzie is currently the YWCA Senior Ser-vices Co-ordinator at the YW-CA.  She has ad-ded the re-sponsibilities of aquatics director to her position effective in June.  

She has many years of teaching and swimming experience.  She has taught swim lessons, water fitness classes and managed aquatic facilities in both Colorado and California. Growing up near the Mississippi River in Camanche, she has had a passion for swimming all of her life. Her special interests lie in providing a positive water experience to members in the community, as well as water safety education to both children and adults.

McKenzie is also a certified SilverSneakers Instructor, SilverSneakers Program Senior Advisor and knowledgeable senior fitness instructor. She has her Hatha Yoga instructor Certification from Davenport School of Yoga and has been teaching yoga at the YWCA since 2010.

“I am excited to expand my role at the YWCA, offering more opportunities to meet and inspire safe, fun and great personal fitness choices,” said McKenzie.

For more information about the YWCA aquatics program, call the YWCA at 242-2110, Ext. 300.

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