River Friends Day Camp (ages 2 – 6)

Early Childhood Center

Early Childhood Center: Turning 2’s

River Friends Day Camp (ages 2 – 6)

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Early Childhood Center

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Early Childhood Center: Turning 2’s

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Children

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Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness & Recreation

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Fitness Center

Personal Training

Group Exercise

Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

Special Event: Intro to Alexander Technique

Fitness Center

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Personal Training

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Group Exercise

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Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

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Special Event: Intro to Alexander Technique

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Private Swim Lessons

Hammerheads Swim Team

Lap Swimming

PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

Aquatics Exercise

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Private Swim Lessons

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Hammerheads Swim Team

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Lap Swimming

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Group Swim Lessons

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PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

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Jewish Life

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Special Needs

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Renard Lecture Series

Renard Lecture Series

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Learn-to-Swim

Ages 6 – 12 years

Learn-to-Swim (ages 6 – 12)

 

All Learn-to-Swim classes are in compliance with the American Red Cross guidelines and curriculum. Classes are 30-minutes long.

Please note for Levels 2 – 4 an evaluation is required. Please email [email protected] to arrange for an evaluation.

Lauren Gaita

Swim Lesson Coordinator

(914) 366-7898 x1142

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Learn-to-Swim, Level 1

 

Learn-to-Swim, Level 1 is a beginner level class where swimmers may use 2-4 floatation bubbles. A swim evaluation is not required. The goal is to learn basic personal water safety, information, and skills to help participants feel comfortable in the water and to safely enjoy the water. This class is for those who have very little or no experience with swim instruction.

The class focuses on elementary aquatics skills, develops positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water including safely entering/exiting the water, blowing bubbles, bobbing, opening eyes underwater to retrieve submerged objects, front and back gliding, alternating arm and leg action, combined stroke movement, and treading water. Most skills are performed with support.

Day Time Price/registration
8 Mondays; beginning September 21 4:40 pm – 5:10 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250Register
8 Tuesdays; beginning Sept 28 6:00 – 6:30 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250register
9 Wednesdays; beginning Sept 22 5:20 – 5:50 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285register
9 Thursdays; beginning Sept 23 4:00 – 4:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285register
9 Sundays; beginning Sept 26 11:20 – 11:50 am Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285register
Learn-to-Swim Level 2

 

Learn-to-Swim, Level 2 is a beginner-intermediate level class where swimmers may use 1-3 floatation bubbles. The goal is to help swimmers who have achieved comfort in the water gain familiarity with fundamental skills and achieve success without support. This class focuses on teaching swimmers to float and glide on their front and back, develop simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions, and lay a foundation for future strokes, all without support from the swim instructor. Please note for Levels 2 – 6 an evaluation is required. Please email [email protected] to arrange for an evaluation. 

Day Time Price
8 Mondays; beginning Sept 21 5:20 – 5:50 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250
8 Tuesdays; beginning Sept 28 3:20 – 3:50 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250
9 Wednesdays; beginning Sept 22 4:00 – 4:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
9 Thursdays; beginning Sept 23 6:00 – 6:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
9 Sundays; beginning Sept 26 12:00 – 12:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
Learn-to-Swim Level 3

 

Learn-to-Swim, Level 3 is an intermediate-level class where swimmers do not use floatation bubbles. The goal is to build on previously learned skills and provide additional guided practice. This class for swimmers who are able to swim with combined strokes on front and back (without assistance). Level 3 focuses on making swimmers comfortable and safe in deep water, teaches front crawl and elementary backstroke (25 yards), builds on the fundamentals of treading water, introduces scissor kicks and dolphin kicks, as well as the rules of headfirst entries (seated entry dives). A swim evaluation is required. Email [email protected] to arrange for an evaluation.

Day Time Price
8 Tuesdays; beginning Sept 28 4:00 – 4:45 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250
9 Thursdays; beginning Sept 23 5:00 – 5:45 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
Learn-to-Swim Level 4

 

Learn-to-Swim, Level 4 is an intermediate-advanced level class where swimmers do not use floatation bubbles. The goal is to develop participants’ confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills. Level 4 focuses on increasing endurance by swimming familiar strokes (front crawl, elementary backstroke), and adding sidestroke, back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly, and basics of turning at the wall. A swim evaluation is required. Please email [email protected] to arrange for an evaluation.

Day Time Price
8 Tuesdays; beginning Sept 28 5:00 – 5:45 pm Members: $210, Nonmembers: $250
9 Thursdays; beginning Sept 23 4:00 – 4:45 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285