Now Hiring for Port Charlotte!


Bambi Bowser-SotilloBambi Bowser-Sotillo

Bambi is originally from Western Pennsylvania and moved to Venice in 2014 with her family. At age 15, Bambi started teaching and lifeguarding. Bambi swam competitively for 20 years. She swam at the YMCA, for her high school team, and for 4 years at Slippery Rock University of PA, eventually competing in the Masters Swimming Program. After graduating from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism / Recreation Management, Bambi worked as an Aquatic’s Director for the Phoenixville and Spring Valley YMCAs in the Philadelphia area. While working at the YMCA, Bambi oversaw all swim programs, taught swimming, was a lifeguard, & lead water aerobic classes. After starting a family, Bambi stepped down from her management position but continued teaching swimming and lifeguarding. Bambi has taught all levels and abilities - including babies, preschoolers, swim team members, children with special needs, and adult beginners. Bambi has 3 children of her own and has taught all of them to swim at a young age. She has a passion for teaching swimming and loves seeing her clients succeed!