Our Locations

Rancho Cucamonga

Established in Rancho Cucamonga, in July 2020; Premier Swim Academy Rancho Cucamonga, quickly became the #1 learn-to-swim facility in the Inland Empire. Located in the heart of Rancho Cucamonga, on the corner of Haven and Town Center Drive, our state-of-the-art facility is second to none. More importantly, the quality of our team, training, and development programs have set the standard for swim instruction, giving our clients’ service and experience unlike any other. Our focus is on child-centric programs that encourage and foster a positive learning environment for all. Combining that environment, with our love for water safety, and the drive to develop swimmers who are proficient in all four competitive strokes makes us a standout amongst our competitors. With many of our swimmers graduating and moving on to competitive swim and water polo programs, Premier Swim Academy has become a home for swimmers looking to be safer in and around the water; all the way to swimmers looking for competitive swim experience.

Address

7827 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730

Monday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm
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The Facility

Premier Swim Academy in Rancho Cucamonga was developed as a ground up, purpose built facility, specifically designed to teach children and adults how to swim in the most effective way possible. The facility boasts a large indoor teaching pool, locker rooms and a guest viewing area. The entire facility is temperature controlled to provide swimmers a 90 degree warm learning environment, while guest can watch lessons in our air conditioning viewing room.

  • One indoor pool
  • Open classroom.
Retail
  • Goggles
  • Kickboards
  • Fins
  • Water diapers
  • Towels
  • Panchos
  • Ice cream
  • Grab and go snacks and treats
  • Drinks available for purchase

Programs we offer

Before and after lessons, clients are welcome to utilize our open grass area inside the facility, for kids to run around and be kids.

Staff

Dan Berzansky

Owner & President

Dan Berzansky founded Premier Aquatic Services in 2011. As a competitive swimmer, Dan taught swim lessons every summer throughout high school and college. In college, he swam on scholarship for Division I Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York. He was captain of the men’s college team his junior and senior year and is a five-time conference champion. After college, Dan was hired to open the aquatics program at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Orange County in Irvine. While there, he built a vibrant learn-to-swim program and started the OC Waves Club Swim Team, a USA Swimming sanctioned (USS) club program, which has produced scores of highly successful swimmers. In 2011, Dan graduated with his MBA from Pepperdine University and proceeded to leave the JCC.

In all, Dan has over 20 years of coaching and teaching experience, as well as over 14 years of experience in the recreation field with a focus on project management. In addition, he has over 17 years of experience as an instructor for the American Red Cross where he has taught classes ranging from CPR/AED classes, Professional Rescuer, instructor courses and lifeguarding and First Aid classes. In his free time, Dan is a Director for Stop Drowning Now, a drowning prevention education program which provides free drowning prevention education programs for children.

Dan currently lives in Laguna Niguel, CA with his wife and three young children.

Ryan Larson

Chief Operating Officer

Ryan began swimming for Hillside Aquatics when he was 4 years old. After swimming for over 15 years, Ryan was offered an athletic scholarship to Concordia University Irvine. There he obtained his Bachelors in Communications and his MBA. While attending school in Irvine Ryan fell in love with coaching and teaching swim lessons again. This led Ryan to pursue a career with Premier Aquatics in 2011. Ryan has now been teaching and coaching for over 15 years.

In his free time, Ryan likes to hang out with his friends & family, go camping, and travel.

Wally Kasprzycki

GENERAL MANAGER

Wally works as the General Manager for Premier Swim Academy. He has previously worked at Indiana University and Seattle University in their aquatic recreation programs and has been teaching swim lessons since 2012. While finishing his M.S in Kinesiology at Indiana University, Wally was able to focus on Aquatic Recreation and Underwater Physiology and has a passion to stay involved in the field!
Originally from Indiana, Wally’s first job was as a lifeguard on Lake Michigan and his involvement in aquatic recreation only grew from there. He continued to be a competitive swimmer for 6 years, only to switch sports and begin playing ultimate frisbee. He is certified through the American Red Cross as a Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Instructor, the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance as a Certified Pool Operator, through PADI as a divemaster and through AIDA as a 1-star Freediver.
Wally loves working with Swim Instructors on “soft skills” and continued education. If you can’t find him at Premier Swim Academy he’s likely with his dog, Naga and there is probably a disc nearby for at least one of them.

Melissa Welling

Administrative Director

Hello! My name is Melissa and I am the Administrative Director here at Premier Swim Academy in Rancho Cucamonga. Swimming and working with the community has been a huge part of my life from a young age. My very first job in high school was lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons at my local pool in the city of Covina.  From there I went on to gain my degree in Teacher Education, where my love of working with children and their families continued to grow.

I started with Premier in April 2021 as a front desk admin and have had the wonderful opportunity to advance into my current role. During my time here I have enjoyed getting to know the families and students that come through our doors, as well as working with a great team! Being able to help families register for our programs, answer your questions, and take care of your scheduling needs has been a great experience so far.  When I’m not spending my day at Premier, I’m probably taking care of my 3 cats, 2 pups, turtle, and plants!

Sal Ulloa

TRAINING DIRECTOR

Sal Ulloa brings a decade of swim instruction experience coupled with six years in management and training roles in the swim school industry. Raised in Orange County, California, where swimming is a way of life, Sal’s aquatic journey began as a competitive swimmer at Seal Beach Swim Club at 11 years old. Later continuing this journey with high school swimming and water polo. Sal studied Business Administration at California State University Long Beach where he continued to play club water polo.

Currently he is the Training and Curriculum Director at Premier Swim Academy. In this role, Sal brings together his swim instructor and management experience along with modern instructional design principles to create engaging, interactive, and strategic training systems.

Shayne Quigg

FACILITY MANAGER

I’m Shayne, I’ve been with PSA since we opened in 2020. As a swim instructor I’m dedicated to finding new and entertaining ways to teach your kiddos how to appreciate the water as much as I do. I’m best known for my crazy high fives that make any other high five feel a bit lacking. As Facility Manager, i work to make sure the Students, Parents and Instructors are all on the same page about all aspects of their learning to swim journey.

Gibran Robinson

FACILITY MANAGER

Greetings, my name is Gibran, I am a Facility Manager and Swim Coach at Premier! I’ve currently been with Premier Swim Academy for the entirety of its existence in Rancho Cucamonga and enjoyed every moment of it! Teaching and being part of the community I also live in has been such a pleasure and rewarding aspect to my daily life. As a parent myself with children in swim lessons at Premier I can honestly say this staff and the swim curriculum is top notch! I recommend lessons not only to families with children who want to learn how to swim, but also to adults who could use some guidance or have fitness goals. I look forward to meeting you all, please feel free to say hi anytime you come on by!

Katie

CUSTOMER SERVICE LEAD

Hello everyone my name is Katie. I have been working at Premier Swim academy for about 2 years. I started off as an admin for the front and office and moved my way up to be an Operations Manager for the Admin side! I genuinely enjoy working for Premier Swim Academy due to the staff and customers making it such a positive workplace! Some fun facts about me are that I absolutely love muscle cars, specifically the 69 Corvette Stingray, I own a beautiful German Shepard named Loki, I love scary movies, I LOVE THE GRINCH, and I love going on spontaneous adventures with friends and family! Some of my hobbies are playing video games, detailing cars, and working on my car! Some of my interests are going to car meets, modifying my car, music festivals, Anime and Harry Potter! A couple of goals I have are becoming a Detective, traveling the world, and owning my dream cars. My favorite color is light pink, favorite movies are Big Hero Six, Interstellar, and As Above So below. Can’t wait to meet you!

Brianne

CUSTOMER SERVICE LEAD

Hi PSA families! My name is Brianne and I have been working at Premier Swim Academy for a little over a year now. In my free time I love to bake, listen to music, hang out with friends, and binge my favorite tv shows. I love interacting with our students and getting to know the families that attend lessons here at our Rancho Cucamonga location.

Xochitl

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello my name is Xochitl and have been with PSA since June of 2021! I love working here seeing the progression in every individual that comes by each day. Being able to teach water safety skills as well as competitive swimming skills has been a very fulfilling experience for me especially after seeing the outcome. Fun fact about me: I was on my high school’s varsity swim team and now I am in college to become an elementary school teacher. Tambien hablo español

Riley

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi friends! My name is Riley, I have been a swim instructor at Premier since July of 2022. Since I was 3 years old swimming has always been a huge part of my life, from surfing, to waterpolo, to swim teams. Besides teaching swimming I am currently in college pursuing a degree in nursing. If I’m not teaching I’m probably spending time with my family and friends or going out and trying new fun activities. Fun fact about me is I love trying new coffee shops whenever I can. The water has always been a place of happiness for me so I am so excited to share that with my students! Hope to see you soon!

Elijah

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello, my name is Elijah! I taught myself how to swim at 7, and am super glad I get to teach other kids how to swim! I would have loved to have an instructor teach me water safety and all the ways of successful swimming! I love and have been teaching kids skills I am strongly passionate about!

Mia

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi my name is Mia and I am a senior at Los Osos High School. Ive been working at Premier since June of 2021. I enjoy spending time with my family and going to the beach. I love seeing how happy my swimmers are in the water. After High School, I wish to further my education in the medical field. I look forward to meeting more amazing kiddos and helping them become water safe!

Audrey

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi everyone! My name is Audrey and I’ve been working here at premier since July 2022. I’m currently going to college for a degree in nursing and hope to ultimately become a nurse practitioner! I’m also a big sister with 6 younger siblings and truly have a passion for working with kiddos and teaching my students. I’m super excited to see you all in the water and to see you start learning some swimming skills!

Kim

DECK MANAGER, SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi my name is Kim ! I am swim instructor here at PSA. My favorite part of working here is hearing about the children’s days and their stories they like to tell me. I am also Senior Class representative of Key Club at Etiwanda high.

Faith

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello! My name Faith and  I am swim instructor here at PSA since April 2021! I am currently 18 years old and a senior in high school. I am planning on attending Cal Poly Pomona in the fall to pursue my interests in completing my Bachelors degree. As for hobbies I own five horses, all of whom keep me very busy, and I absolutely love Star Wars! I am so excited to teach students of all ages and I look forward to my future classes! See you all soon!

Hope

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello everyone! My name’s Hope Sawyer! I am sixteen years old and a junior in high school! I am the oldest out of five siblings and I love pirates! I look forward to walking the plank with all you skallywags. Yo-ho-ho!

Noelle

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi, my name is Noelle and I’ve been working at Premier since July 2022. I have been swimming since I was little and always loved it, I later joined my high school waterpolo and swim team. Now that I have graduated from high school I am currently working on a psychology degree so I can pursue forensic psychology. I can’t wait to swim with you guys and see your smiling faces!

Dejah

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi my name is Dejah and I am a swim instructor here at PSA. I’ve been working here at Premier since May of 2021. I’m a sophomore in College studying Kinesiology to become an athletic trainer for college sports. My favorite part about working here at this facility is getting the opportunity to see all the smiling faces as the kids walk on deck ready to take on their lessons. I look forward to getting to work with new swimmers and help them learn to love the water.

Donna

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello my name is Donna! I love teaching the kiddos how to swim. One fun fact about me is I taught myself how to swim at 15 months! Ever since then I loved the water. A few things about me is I have a huge family, I’m the last girl out of 7 siblings! Also I love to travel, and I’m very much obsessed with Chick-Fil-a. I love to make swim class a fun environment, I can’t wait to meet you!

Eunice

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi, my name is Eunice and I’ve been working at premier since June 2022. Since I was little my dad taught me how to swim and later in high school I joined the swim team so I’ve always loved being in the water. Now here I am teaching kids, adults, and babies how to swim. I’m also a Spanish speaker. I’m so excited to meet you guys!

Isaiah

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Isaiah is working at Premier while being a full time college student! While he’s still figuring where his life will go, he most certainly wants to do something creative. And while he may not be a professional, one of his biggest passions is assembling and painting miniatures.

James

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Hi my name is James Barbour and I’ve been working the front desk here at PSA for almost a year now! In my free time I like training MMA, hanging out with friends, and hiking with my dog. My favorite part about my job is helping out families that are super excited to have their kids swim, setting up an account and getting them started with swim classes.

Mady

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello! My name is Mady and I am one of the swim instructors here at Premier. I grew up being drawn to the water which lead to playing club swim for 2 years and water polo for 3 years along with lifeguard programs over the summer. I strive to make all the students I work with feel safe and excited to be in the water and look forward to every lesson. When i’m out of the water, I am usually crocheting stuffed animals for my business, riding my horses, or broadening my studies to become a teacher. I look forward to meeting each one of you silly geese!

Adam

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello, my name is Adam and I’m a swim instructor here at Premier. I’ve gotten more into swimming in the past couple of months and it’s been a blast! I’m currently in school while I teach classes here. I can’t wait to have fun classes with you guys!

Jack Ramos

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi! My name is Jack Ramos. As a swim instructor I love watching the students grow and gain confidence in the water. Outside of the pool, I love going on hikes and doing photography. I also really like to learn new skills such as working on cars and learning how to draw. I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your swim goals!

Jonnalee

PARENT AND ME SWIM INSTRUCTOR
Hello.  My name is Jonnalee.  I am an Infant and Toddler Aquatic Specialist.  I have many years of experience working with children.  I have been employed at preschools in classrooms with children of all ages.  I have taught many children how to read.  I earned an Orton Gillingham Community Educator Certification.  I specialize in teaching and tutoring reading for elementary aged children especially with those that have dyslexia or autism.  Approximately one in five people have dyslexia.  I also teach our sensory class on Sunday mornings here in Rancho Cucamonga.  I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from CSUSB.  I have also served as a volunteer in our community for over ten years.
My favorite place to be is outside.  I’m an adventure girl.  I enjoy camping, hiking, boating, swimming, watching baseball, playing cornhole, concerts, dancing and riding my beach cruiser.  Watching a gorgeous sunset and then sitting by a firepit is my idea of a great night.
My goal is for students to love swimming and to continually have an enjoyable experience here.  I like to encourage and motivate them to stretch their leaning and skills to the next level.  I am grateful to be here at Premier Swim Academy with all of the wonderful families and staff.  I look forward to seeing you soon.

Angelina

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hey guys! My name is Angelina and I’ve been at premier since September 2023.  I attend Rancho Cucamonga high school, I play water polo, and I swim. I love being able to share my passions with you and be able to teach you! See you on the pool deck!

Dante

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello, I am Dante! I became a competitive swimmer at age 11 and continued through highschool. I started teaching swim lessons at the age of 15 and will always pursue teaching in the water.

When I turned 17 I started my coaching swim career that now spans over multiple teams which started as a Jr. Coach under Mike Dickson of Hillside Aquatics who ignited my passion for coaching where I coached all levels from ages 5-18 and then I became the Assistant Senior coach and Age Group coach. After the pandemic I also coached for Victory Aquatics becoming the Junior Olympic coach for 2 years and then Yucaipa Swim team for another year. I am currently in college and enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy program at Mt.SAC. I joined PSA in 2023 and I can’t wait to see you by the pool deck!

Giselle B.

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi, I’m Giselle! I’m a swim instructor here at Premier Swim Academy. I love anything outdoors like going on hikes, going to the river, and even dirt bike riding! I have been swimming competitively for 5 years and currently compete with my college team. I can’t wait to meet and swim with you!

Cora

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hey there! My name is Cora, and I’m a swim instructor at Premier Swim Academy. If you don’t see me in the pool, then I’m probably at the beach! Some of my biggest passions are traveling to beautiful places, meeting new people, and going on exciting new adventures. I can’t wait to meet you and make some fun and safe memories in the water!

Jaylen

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

I’ve been working at Premier for 5 months now and it’s been nothing but positive energy and fun times! I like staying creative and playing volleyball, it’s really fun and calming! I attend Rancho Cucamonga High School, I’m a senior and plan to major political college at Pepperdine. I enjoy meeting kids and learning about their characteristics and personalities, I love their fun energy they bring out to the pool! I can’t wait to meet you guys!

Julian

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hey everyone, I’m Julian ! I’ve been working at premier for almost a year and it’s been a blast !! I love teaching the kids and helping them learn something new, as well as having wacky conversations. Other things I enjoy doing are watching movies and football, playing the drums, eating, and of course swimming :). I’m in highschool now, and plan on getting my real estate license, and even one day becoming a writer. I hope i get to know you guys too, cant wait !!

Alyssa

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi, my name is Alyssa. A fun fact about me is that I’m a plant mom. My favorite three are my bamboos, Venus flytrap and my elephant ear plants. In my spare time I like to play video games and go to the gym. Excited to meet everyone!

Danika

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi! My name is Danika (Dani) and I’m a swim instructor here at PSA. I will soon be a freshman in college and I plan on majoring in education or psychology. I love riding horses, traveling, and listening to music. I can’t wait to get to know each of you and swim with you!

Chriselle

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Hello! My name is Chriselle Yutuc and I have been working as a PSA Admin for about 7 months. Currently I am attending California State University, Los Angeles as an Exercise Science Undergraduate. While at school, I am the Vice President of our Filipino-American Student Organization where I am in charge of organizing a variety of different events held on campus.

Premier Swim Academy has allowed me the opportunity to give families the best experience they can as they walk through our doors – welcoming everyone and seeing the happy familiar faces every time I come to work. It is always a pleasure to be of best assistance to everyone in any way possible providing the service that you deserve. I hope that you’re able to leave our facility feeling accomplished to have finished a swim lesson and even more eager to come back again next week. Don’t hesitate to say hello, see you soon!

Devon

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hello! My name is Devon and I am a Swim Instructor here at Premier Swim Academy. I have been working at Premier since August of 2023 and have loved it from the start. Some facts about me is that I love listening to music and I plan on becoming a pilot when I am older. I enjoy creating a safe and fun environment for all my kids in the water and can’t wait so see improvement In everyone’s swimming. So excited to meet you all!

Cade

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hey everyone! My name is Cade and I have been working at Premier for almost 5 months now! I am 17 years old and a senior in high school. I love to play golf with my friends on the weekends! My favorite thing about being a swim instructor is meeting all of the new faces and bonding with my students. Can’t wait to see you!

Giselle M.

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Hi, my name is Giselle, and I’m a swim instructor here at Premier. I grew up always swimming with friends and family, which led me to join the swim team in high school. I love going to the beach with friends, grabbing boba, and taking my dogs on hikes. I can’t wait to meet you guys and share my passion for swimming with you!

Devin

OFFICE ADMIN

Sofia

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Hello, I’m Sofia! I’ve been part of the Admin staff here at Premier since last April 2021. Maybe I’ve already taken your call! I love interacting with every family and helping out as best as I can. Fun fact about me is that I love languages. I’m studying French although I’m not quite there yet. However, I’m fluent in Spanish. Así que cualquier duda que tenga, no dude en hacérmelo saber que con gusto le ayudo.

Lina Hernandez

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Hello! I’m Lina. I find joy in hitting the gym regularly, and challenging my physical limits. Fluent in three languages—English, Spanish, and German—I am currently exploring the beauty of the Italian language.

By day, I serve as a dedicated customer representative at Premier, where I take pride in assisting and finding solutions for our valued customers. Beyond the professional realm, I am an avid movie fan, finding inspiration and relaxation in the captivating world of cinema.

I look forward to meeting you all !

Daniel

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Hello there! I’m Daniel, your friendly Customer Service Rep here at Premier Swim. At 28 years young, I’m not just your average Joe behind the desk—I’m also an avid art lover with a keen eye for creativity. When I’m not assisting our wonderful customers, you can find me diving into my studies in music production, exploring the endless possibilities of sound and rhythm.

But beyond the world of art and music, I find solace in nature. There’s something truly magical about connecting with the great outdoors—it’s where I feel most alive and in tune with my inner self. Whether it’s hiking through rugged trails or simply basking in the serenity of a quiet park, nature never fails to inspire me.

I’m here to ensure your experience with us is nothing short of exceptional. So, whether you have a question, need assistance, or just a little hand on something, I’m always here to help. I look forward to meeting each one of you and providing top-notch service that goes above and beyond.