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Aquatics • Early Childhood

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Classes meet once a week for 9 weeks, 30-minutes per class.
Schedule: January 28 – April 7
For information about classes from April through June, see website.

No classes February 18 – 24. No make-up classes.

 

Parent & Child Aquatics Level 1

Ages 6 months – 18 months
(10 participants)
Saturdays, 8:00 AM- 8:30 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Sundays, 8:00 AM- 8:30 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Parents (or caregivers) and babies or toddlers have fun in the water together! Games and songs are used to help tots become comfortable and learn basic water skills. Skills introduced:  Exploring buoyancy, body position, floating and gliding, basic stroke action, and breathing control (blowing bubbles or holding breath underwater).

 

Parent & Child Aquatics Level 2

Ages 19 months – 36 months
(10 participants)
Saturdays, 8:40 AM- 9:10 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Sundays, 8:40 AM- 9:10 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Parents (or caregivers) and babies or toddlers have fun in the water together! Games and songs are used to help tots become comfortable and learn basic water skills. Skills introduced:  Exploring buoyancy, body position, floating and gliding, basic stroke action, and breathing control (blowing bubbles or holding breath underwater).

 

Preschool Aquatics Level 1

Ages 3-5 years
(5 participants)
Sundays, 9:20 AM- 9:50 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Designed for beginners with little or no experience in the pool, and who may be fearful or anxious.  Children learn to put his/her face in the water, paddle, float on their back, and jump in without assistance. Children may use 2 – 4 floatation bubbles.
No swim evaluation is required.

 

Preschool Aquatics Level 2

Ages 3-5 years
(5 participants)
Tuesdays, 4:40 PM- 5:10 PM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Thursdays, 5:20 PM- 5:50 PM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Saturdays, 10:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Sundays, 10:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Designed for beginner-intermediate swimmers who comfortably put their face in the water, blow bubbles, jump in without assistance, paddle, and float on their backs with ears in the water. Children may use 1 – 3 floatation bubbles. Swim evaluation is required.

 

Preschool Aquatics Level 3

No online registration for this level. Swim evaluation card is required for registration. If you have a card, please sign up at a Welcome Desk.  If you don’t have a card, please contact the Aquatics office at 914-366-7898 ext. 1140 or come to walk-in hours: M-Th 3:00 – 8:00 PM; Fri – Sun 12:30 – 4:00 PM

Ages 3-5
(5 participants)

Tuesdays, 4:00 PM- 4:30 PM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Thursdays, 4:40 PM- 5:10 PM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Saturdays, 10:40 AM- 11:10 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Sundays, 10:40 AM- 11:10 AM
Members: $200; Non-members $245

Designed for intermediate swimmers who jump in without assistance, paddle on his/her front and back across the width of the pool,  execute a rudimentary crawl (big arms) with basic rhythmic breathing, an elementary backstroke (“monkey-airplane-soldier”), have an understanding of a flutter kick, and bob 15 times.  Children may use only 1 floatation bubble.  Swim evaluation is required.

 

Private Swim Lessons

All Levels; Ages 3+

Members:
Single 30-minutes: $50
Semi-private single: $65
5-pack: $240
Semi-private 5-pack: $315

Non-Members:
Single 30-minutes: $60
Semi-private single: $75
5-pack: $290
Semi-private 5-pack: $365

One-on-one and semi-private lessons are available to swimmers at all levels. Let us know days/times that work best for you from opening to closing, seven days a week.

We will match you with one of our certified Water Safety Instructors that have the same availability as your request and you can schedule directly with your assigned instructor.

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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