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River Friends Day Camp (ages 2 – 6)

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Early Childhood Center: Turning 2’s

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Alexander Technique

Fitness Center

Personal Training

Group Exercise

Holistic Yoga Series with Bari Ruck

Physical Therapy with ProClinix

Pickleball

Tai Chi

Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

Aquatics

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Private Swim Lessons

Hammerheads Swim Team

Lap Swimming

Adult Group Swim Lessons

PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

Adult Enrichment

Renard Lecture Series

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Senior Social Club

Broad River (Women’s Networking Group)

River Friends Day Camp (ages 2 – 6)

Early Childhood Center

Early Childhood Center: Turning 2’s

Special Event: MLK Day of Service 2022

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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Special Event: MLK Day of Service 2022

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Children

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Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness & Recreation

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Special Event: MLK Day of Service 2022

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Volunteer Opportunity for Teens: MLK Day of Service

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Alexander Technique

Fitness Center

Personal Training

Group Exercise

Holistic Yoga Series with Bari Ruck

Physical Therapy with ProClinix

Pickleball

Tai Chi

Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

Alexander Technique

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Fitness Center

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Personal Training

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Group Exercise

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Holistic Yoga Series with Bari Ruck

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Physical Therapy with ProClinix

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Pickleball

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Tai Chi

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Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Private Swim Lessons

Hammerheads Swim Team

Lap Swimming

Adult Group Swim Lessons

PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

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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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Youth Group Swim Lessons

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Adult 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

Special Event: MLK Day of Service 2022

Senior Social Club

Broad River (Women’s Networking Group)

Renard Lecture Series

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Special Event: MLK Day of Service 2022

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Senior Social Club

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Broad River (Women’s Networking Group)

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Learn-to-Swim

Ages 6 – 12 years

Learn-to-Swim (ages 6 – 12)

Registration for the winter sessions begins Nov 15 for Members and Nov 17 for Nonmembers

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.

 

Eric Hammermeister

Senior 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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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 4:40 pm – 5:10 pm Members: $215, Nonmembers: $255 register
9 Wednesdays 5:20 – 5:50 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285 register
9 Thursdays 4:00 – 4:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285 register
9 Sundays 11:20 – 11:50 am Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285 register
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 Nov 29 5:20 – 5:50 pm Members: $215, Nonmembers: $255
9 Tuesdays; beginning Nov 30 3:20 – 3:50 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
9 Wednesdays; beginning Dec 1 4:00 – 4:30 pm Members: $240, Nonmembers: $285
9 Sundays 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
9 Sundays 8:00 am – 8:45 am Members: $295, Nonmembers: $340
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
9 Sundays 9:00 – 9:45 am Members: $295, Nonmembers: $340

Due to special youth basketball events, the Gymnasium will be CLOSED for Open Basketball on Sunday 1/23 from 1:30 – 6:00 pm, and Saturday 1/22 and Saturday 1/29 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm; Sunday 1/30; 1:30 – 4:30 pm