Safety First Swim Lessons and Aquatics

Safety First Co-Owner, Tukz Taaca (aka Mr. T to his students), is a long-time Red Cross Swim Instructor and he teaches swim lessons for ages 3+ in the St. Johns area along the CR-210 corridor each summer. If you live in this area, please contact us for more information at 904-434-6032 or [email protected].

Tukz Taaca teaching a swim lesson to young children in a pool

About Safety First Aquatics

Our co-owner and lead instructor, Tukz Taaca, has an extensive professional background in aquatics and is able to teach swim lessons and lifeguard training  during the summer months, as his schedule permits.

With 20+ years of Aquatic Safety experience, Tukz has taught a variety of swim lesson systems such as the American Red Cross, Ellis & Associates and the YMCA.  He has taught youth and adults for organizations such as The Walt Disney World Company, The City of Coral Gables, FL, The City of Westminster, CO, The City of Thornton, CO, Charlotte County Parks and Recreation and the First Coast YMCA.

He is also a certified Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and can be hired by organizations to teach LG classes.  ​

Swim Lessons and Lifeguard Certification

  • Swim Lesson registration is open for the following communities:  St. Johns Forest, Aberdeen and Bartram Springs.  Please contact your neighborhood amenity director for registration link.

  • My organization is in need of a Lifeguard Instructor.  ​Please contact us at [email protected].