Early Childhood





Aquatics • Teens

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For information about Open Swim, refer to our pool schedule at shamesjcc.org


Swim Team Conditioning Clinic

Ages 5 – 18
24 classes across Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Start Date: April 1 (Start Date & Time Updated)
No practice on holidays; specific dates will be provided
Members: $400; Non-Members $500 / Aquatics Center

This is a non-competitive swim conditioning clinic for swimmers on the JCC’s Hammerheads Swim Team or other teams to maintain and enhance their skills.  Participants may join the Hammerheads Team when it resumes in Fall 2019.  Our swim clinic is for swimmers ages 5-18, with aquatics experience, who seek to learn and/or practice the nature of competitive swim – from rules to technique, to character, etc.  All swimmers will improve their levels of technique, discipline, speed, and endurance, but more importantly, they will learn self-confidence, team spirit and good sportsmanship.


Private Swim Lessons

All Levels, Ages 3+
Single 30-minutes: $50
Semi-private single: $65
5-pack: $240
Semi-private 5-pack: $315

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.



American Red Cross—Lifeguard Certification Course

Ages 15 – Adult
5 Days: Friday June 21 – Tuesday June 25
Friday 21: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Saturday / Sunday : 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Monday / Tuesday: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Members: $390; Non-members: $425

All dates/times must be attended for this 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 course 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 illness until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Prerequisites: 1. Be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. 2. Tread water for two minutes, using only the legs. 3. Swim 20 yards within one minute 40 seconds. 4. Surface dive to retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards back, holding the object with both hands. 5. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

American Red Cross—Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module

Wednesday, June 26, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Members: $100; Non-Members: $115

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 (or equivalent) and be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.


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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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