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1416 E. MATTHEWS
JONESBORO, AR 72401
870-207-7700

Fitness Center & Cafe

Mon – Thurs 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Kids Club

Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Closed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Mon thru Fri (closed from 1 - 2:30 pm) Holiday Hours

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Meet Our Instructors


Melanie Fires

Melanie Fires

Position: Aquatics Coordinator / Aquatic Group Exercise Instructor / Personal Trainer
Telephone: (870) 207-7779
Email: mlfires@sbrmc.org Certification:
  • Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification
  • College Sports Medicine Personal Trainer Certification and has received a Fitness Instructor Training Certification
Bio:

“I love St. Bernard’s Health and Wellness because of the wonderful staff and amazing members whom I can help reach their fitness goals. Whether training on the floor or in the pool.”

Melanie enjoys teaching water aerobics and individual aqua personal training sessions.  She also enjoys spending time with her family camping, boating, swimming, kayaking, gardening (any outdoor activity) and traveling.



Katherine Shelton

Katherine Shelton

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 636-388-2072
Email: kshelton009@gmail.com

Education:
  • Athletic Trainer - Graduate May 2018 from Arkansas State University
Certification:
  • USA Swimming - Foundations of Coaching
  • American Red Cross - Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • American Red Cross - CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University - Certified Professional
Bio:

Hi! My name is Katherine, and I am a swim instructor at St. Bernards Health & Wellness.  I was born and raised in St. Louis, MO and I have been living in Jonesboro for three years.  I will begin my senior year this fall, and will graduate in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training.  I have been actively teaching swim lessons for seven years to children of all ages. A fun experience that provides challenging, but   obtainable goals, is how I will teach your swimmer to be safe and independent while in the water!  I look forward to working with you and your swimmer!



Hannah Shell

Hannah Shell

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 870-613-7543
Email: hannah.shell@smail.astate.edu

Education:
  • Sophomore majoring in Strategic Communications at Arkansas State University
Certification:
  • American Red Cross CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University - Certified Professional
  • American Red Cross - Swim Safety for Swim Coaches
Bio:

Hi!!! My name is Hannah Shell, and I am a swim instructor at
St. Bernards Health & Wellness. I am from Batesville, Arkansas
and have lived in Jonesboro for the past 2 years! I just completed
my Sophomore year at Arkansas State University and will
begin my Junior year in the Fall of 2017. My major is Strategic
Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and
minor in Marketing. A little about me is that I love coffee and I
love to travel. Swimming has always been one of my favorite
hobbies and I really enjoy teaching others how to swim as well!
I am thankful to work at St. Bernards and be surrounded by
incredible people, and I absolutely can't wait to work with you
and your swimmer!

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Katherine “Kat” Sparrow

Katherine “Kat” Sparrow

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 870-926-3026
Email: kasparrow03@gmail.com

Education:
  • Currently attending Arkansas State University
Certification:
  • American Red Cross CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University - Certified Professional
  • American Red Cross - Swim Safety for Swim Coaches
Bio:

Hello! My name is Katherine Sparrow and I am a swim instructor
at St. Bernards Health & Wellness. I was raised in
Jonesboro, Arkansas and participated on the city swim team,
the Jonesboro Jets, for 10 years. I am a sophomore at
Arkansas State University and my major is Exercise Science/
Physical Therapy. I have been actively teaching swim lessons
for 5 years to children and adults of all ages. Whether you
need beginning lessons, a general refresher course or want to
learn how to swim competitively in a fun and safe manner, I
can help you. I look forward to working with you and your
young swimmers.

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Andi Lamb

Andi Lamb

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 501-743-1163
Email: andi.lamb@smail.astate.edu Certification:
  • American Red Cross CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University - Certified Professional
  • American Red Cross - Swim Safety for Swim Coaches
Bio:

Hi! My name is Andi Lamb and I am a swim instructor at       St. Bernards Health & Wellness. I am from Cabot, Arkansas and I am currently in my Sophomore year at Arkansas State University where I major in Biology. A few things about me... I am a cheerleader at Arkansas State, I am super loud, I enjoy being outside, and I love all food!! I like to teach swim lessons with a fun and safe approach, and I look forward to being able to work with you and your child. I am super blessed to work at St. Bernards and it would be an honor to get to know you and your children!



Allison Rowe

Allison Rowe

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 870-215-7705
Email: arowe57@yahoo.com

Education:
  • ASU student majoring in Dietetics
Certification:
  • American Red Cross CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University - Certified Professional
  • American Red Cross - Swim Safety for Swim Coaches
Bio:


Hi! I’m Allison, and I am a sophomore at ASU majoring in Dietetics. I have been on both AAU & USA competitive swim teams for 15 years, and have also been to the Junior Olympics. I’ve been a lifeguard for 3 years, and I love being able to teach lessons with an exciting, yet safe approach! I have a passion for helping others and seeing swimmers grow, so it would be my absolute pleasure to work with you and your swimmers!
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Tiffany Porter

Tiffany Porter

Position: Group & Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard
Telephone: 520-483-6724
Certification:
  • American Red Cross CPR & Lifeguarding
  • Swim Lesson University- Certified Professional
  • American Red Cross- Swim Safety for Swim Coaches
  • USA Swimming- Foundations of Coaching
Bio:

Greetings! My name is Tiffany Porter. I am happily married to my husband Jimmy, and we have two beautiful children together. As a mother of two, I know how important it is to ensure you or your child's safety, especially around water. During my swimming lessons I focus on the proper skills necessary to help you or your loved one understand and practice water safety starting at the infancy age and up. Swimming is a life skill that can be taught and used through-out all stages of life. Book your sessions with me and allow me to show you the advantages of learning the life skill of swimming.


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