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Aquatics • Adults

Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

Registration for Summer 2020 programs opens on 3/11 for Members and 3/13 for Non-members. (Scroll down for Summer Program Listing.)

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Spring 2020

 

Aqua Cycling

 

Session 3 (Previous Sessions Ended)
9 Tuesdays, 10:45 AM
February 4 – April 14
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
February 5 – April 15
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Thursdays, 5:45 PM
February 6 – April 16
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Sundays, 10:45 AM
February 9 – April 19
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235
No classes on February 17 – 23; April 6 – 13

Session 4 (Previous Sessions Ended)
9 Tuesdays, 10:45 AM
April 28 – June 23
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
April 29 – June 24
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Thursdays, 5:45 PM
April 30 – June 25
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

8 Sundays, 10:45 AM
May 3 – June 28
Members: $170; Non-Members: $210
No classes on May 22 – 25

Burn twice the calories in half the time with this paid program that meets 45 minutes once a week for 9 weeks and is open for all swimming abilities and fitness levels.  Aqua cycling takes spinning on land to a whole new level! Aqua cycling places stationary bikes underwater at waist level, allowing you to pedal against the resistance of the water, creating a significantly better workout.

 

Aqua Jogging

 

Session 3 (Previous Sessions Ended)
9 Tuesdays, 6:00 PM
February 4 – April 14
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Thursdays, 9:00 AM
February 6 – April 16
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Sundays, 12:00 PM
February 9 – April 19
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

No classes on February 17 – 23; April 6 – 13

Session 4 (Previous Sessions Ended)
9 Tuesdays, 6:00 PM
April 28 – June 23
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

9 Thursdays, 9:00 AM
April 30 – June 25
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235

8 Sundays, 12:00 PM
May 3 – June 26
Members: $170; Non-Members: $210
No classes on May 22 – 25

Reap the benefits of a rigorous cardiovascular workout without creating impact or stress on your joints!  People of all swimming abilities and fitness levels are encouraged to join our new 45 minutes classes that meet once a week for 9 weeks.  Aqua treadmills combine the benefits of an aquatic, low impact workout. You will improve fitness, mobility, and strength while burning more calories in half the time.

 

Aqua Circuit Training: Cycle, Jog, and Aerobic Combination


Session 3
(Previous Sessions Ended)
8 Mondays, 7:15 PM
February 3 – March 30
Members: $170; Non-Members: $210

9 Thursdays, 10:00 AM 
February 6 – April 16
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235
No classes on February 17 – 23; April 6 – 13

Session 4 (Previous Sessions Ended)
8 Mondays, 7:15 PM
April 27 – June 22
Members: $170; Non-Members: $210

9 Thursdays, 10:00 AM 
April 30 – June 25
Members: $190; Non-Members: $235
No classes on May 22 – 25

Aqua circuit training uses aqua bikes and aqua treadmills combined with aqua aerobic exercises to bring a low impact, strenuous cardiovascular workout!  Aqua circuit training is a great way to prepare for triathlons, get a variety of exercises, or to just relieve stress in a fun energetic environment. This program combines a mix of exercises to keep you engaged and burning calories!

 

Masters Swim


Session 3
(Previous Sessions Ended)
February 3, 2020 – April 19, 2020
26 Classes across Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Members: $315; Non-Members: $440

18 Classes across Tuesday, and Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Members: $215; Non-Members: $305
No classes on February 17 – 23; April 6 – 13

Session 4 (Previous Sessions Ended)
April 27, 2020 – June 29, 2020
25 Classes across Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Members: $300; Non-Members: $425

18 Classes across Tuesday, and Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Members: $215; Non-Members: $305
No classes on May 22 – 25

If you are training for a triathlon or just looking to get back into the swim of things, Masters Swimming is one of our growing aquatic programs that’s right for you!

Enjoy a group swim with set workouts designed to work on skills, endurance, and strength. We welcome all swimming abilities including competitive fitness and triathlon swimmers or individuals looking to add intensity to their workout for all ages 18 and older.  The Master Swimming improves freestyle as well as the other three competitive strokes.

 

Rent an Aqua Bike or Aqua Treadmill and Train On Your Own!

Members: $15 per session; Non-members $20 per session

Do our Aqua Cycling or Aqua Jogging classes not work with your schedule?  Do you want to workout on your own? If you have wanted to take our aqua exercise classes, but the time just did not suit your schedule, you can now work out independently at almost any time of the day, 7 days a week.  Your bike or treadmill will be set up in the training pool for you to enjoy a 30 minute session. See our Aquatic Department for more information on how to RENT your bike or treadmill!

For additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director, Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

 

Private Swim Lessons

All levels: Ages 3 & up
Members:

  • 30 Minute Private, Single: $50; 30 Minute Semi-private single: $65
  • 30 Minute Private, 5 Pack: $240; 30 Minute Semi-private, 5 pack: $315

Non-members:

  • 30 Minute Private, Single: $60; 30 Minute Semi-private single: $75
  • 30 Minute Private, 5 Pack: $290; 30 Minute Semi-private, 5 pack: $365

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director Eric Hammermeister: ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

 

Aquatic Personal Training: 45 minutes per session

Private (1 participant to 1 instructor ratio): Members only
1 session: $55
3 sessions: $155
5 sessions: $260
10 sessions: $500

Semi-Private(2 participant to 1 instructor ratio): Members only
1 session: $100
3 sessions: $290
5 sessions: $485
10 sessions: $950

By combining aerobics and strength training with the buoyancy of the water, exercises obtain cardiovascular and muscle toning benefits without straining joints and muscles. Aquatic personal training is great for people with joint pain, undergoing rehabilitation, weight loss, or for maintaining your current fitness level. Individuals will work with their trainer to establish what swim exercises from lap swimming to aqua cycling or jogging and other aquatics exercises to achieve their goals.

 

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Certification Courses

Ages 15 – Adult

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide professional level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Prerequisites: Be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both; tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs; swim 20 yards within 1 minute 40 seconds; surface dive to retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards back, holding the object with both hands; and exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director, Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

All dates/times must be attended for each course.  * No refunds for missed classes or failure of course.  If participant fails prerequisites (test on day 1), a 75% refund will be issued.

 

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module

Ages 15 – Adult

The purpose of the American Red Cross – Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in nonsurf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds.

Prerequisites: Candidates must have a current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director, Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

 

Summer 2020

 

Aqua Cycling

July 6 – August 30
Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks, 45 minutes per class
Tuesdays, 10:15 AM
Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
Thursdays, 10:15 AM
Thursdays, 5:45 PM
Sundays, 10:30 AM

Members: $170; Non-Members: $210

Burn twice the calories in half the time with this paid program that meets 45 minutes once a week for 8 weeks and is open for all swimming abilities and fitness levels.  Aqua cycling takes spinning on land to a whole new level! Aqua cycling places stationary bikes underwater at waist level, allowing you to pedal against the resistance of the water, creating a significantly better workout.

 

Aqua Circuit Training: Cycle, Jog, and Aerobic Combination

July 6 – August 30
Mondays, 7:15 PM
Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks, 45 minutes per class
Members: $170; Non-Members: $210

Aqua circuit training uses aqua bikes and aqua treadmills combined with aqua aerobic exercises to deliver a low impact, strenuous cardiovascular workout!  Aqua circuit training is a great way to prepare for triathlons, vary your exercise routines, or just to relieve stress in a fun energetic environment. This program combines a mix of exercises to keep you engaged and burning calories!

 

Masters Swimming

July 6 – August 30

24 Classes across Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Members: $290; Non-Members: $410

16 Classes across Tuesday, and Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Members: $195; Non-Members: $275

If you are training for a triathlon or just looking to get back into the swim of things, Masters Swimming is one of our growing aquatic programs that’s right for you!

Enjoy a group swim with set workouts designed to work on skills, endurance, and strength.  We welcome swimmers ages 18 and older of all abilities, including competitive fitness and triathlon swimmers or individuals looking to add intensity to their workout to join this program.  The Master Swimming improves freestyle as well as the other three competitive strokes.

 

Rent an Aqua Bike or Aqua Treadmill and Train On Your Own!

Do you want to work out on your own?  If you have wanted to take our aqua exercise classes, but the time just did not suit your schedule, you can now work out independently at almost any time of the day, 7 days a week.  Your bike or treadmill will be set up in the training pool for you to enjoy a 30 minute session. See our Aquatics Department for more information on how to RENT your bike or treadmill!

For schedule and additional information, please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director: Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

 

Aquatic Personal Training: 45 minutes per session

Private (1 participant to 1 instructor ratio): Members only
1 session: $55
3 sessions: $155
5 sessions: $260
10 sessions: $500

Semi-Private(2 participant to 1 instructor ratio): Members only
1 session: $100
3 sessions: $290
5 sessions: $485
10 sessions: $950

By combining aerobics and strength training with the buoyancy of the water, exercises obtain cardiovascular and muscle toning benefits without straining joints and muscles. Aquatic personal training is great for people with joint pain, undergoing rehabilitation, weight loss, or for maintaining your current fitness level. Individuals will work with their trainer to establish what swim exercises from lap swimming to aqua cycling or jogging and other aquatics exercises to achieve their goals.

 

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Certification Courses

Ages 15 – Adult

All dates/times must be attended for each course.  * No refunds for missed classes or failure of course.  If participant fails prerequisites (test on day 1), a 75% refund will be issued.

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide professional level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Prerequisites: Be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both; tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs; swim 20 yards within 1 minute 40 seconds; surface dive to retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards back, holding the object with both hands; and exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

For schedule and additional information, please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director: Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

 

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module

Ages 15 – Adult

The purpose of the American Red Cross – Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in non-surf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds.

Prerequisites: Candidates must have a current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.

For schedule and additional information, please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director: Eric Hammermeister at ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org or 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

Eric Hammermeister

Director of Aquatics

(914) 366-7898 x1140

Eric is a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran with over 15 years as an aquatics professional.  He is an American Red Cross Instructor Trainer, American Heart Association Instructor, and United States…

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