What is your role at the TLC? I am a lifeguard, shift leader in aquatics, aquatic instructor, part time lead instructor of aquatics and personal trainer
Please include any career or education related special achievements/certifications you believe are noteworthy: I have a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and Recreation Administration, I am certified as a personal trainer through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology
What’s your favourite way to get triACTIVE? I love swimming, skiing (downhill and cross-country),hiking/walking and yoga the most but will try almost anything.
Aquatics Program Coordinator | This position is responsible for the oversight of all TLC programs in the pool including Swim @ School, Red Cross Swim Kids, Certifications and adult AquaFit programs.
Get to know Heidi
What has been your biggest health and wellness accomplishment? I ran a 7.5 km off-road race in the Edmonton River Valley and have skied the Berkebiner 55 km twice
What are your hobbies/interests outside of the TLC? Spending time with my family and friends.
What’s your favourite movie of all-time? The Usual Suspects
What wakes you up in the morning? Coffee mostly, but I love spending time making my teenage son breakfast and chatting with him
What do you love most about the Tri-Municipal Region? I love the small town feel that our community has, I know that I will see the members
If you could only listen to one album for the rest of your life, what would it be? No thanks, I love all kinds of music and only one would drive me crazy.
If you were stuck on an island with one celebrity, who would you choose and why? Claire Hughes, the cyclist. She is an inspiration and supporter of raising awareness of mental health issues. (My mom has schizophrenia).
What are five must-have items in your fridge? Eggs, lots of veggies, salsa, cheese
Are you an early riser or a night owl? I’m in the middle, neither
What do you love most about the TLC? I love lots of things, the great people I work with, the patrons that I get to see and greet. I love the amazing variety in my job(s). I love that I work at a pool that provides lots of opportunities for therapeutic recreation and also teaches the life skill of swimming.