Youth Aquatics Group Swim Lessons

Pool with Instructor

All instructional swimming classes are taught by certified water safety instructors. 

Course Registration

Complete this form.

Fax the form to (718) 409-5937 or drop off the form and payment at the University Police office at the front gate.

Parent-Child Classes Listed Below

Please note that we reserve the right of our instructor to move a participant to an alternate class based on their ability.

Aqua Babies (5 - 18 months) Class has closed

Join us for fun activities that teach infants to feel comfortable in the water. Parents will learn to hold and support infants properly while their child explores breath control, floating and changing body position while "moving" through the water.

Meets

Saturdays
9 - 9:30 a.m.

Dates

September 22, 29

October 20, 27

November 3, 10, 17

December 1

No class October 6, 13, November 24

Course Code

AB

This class is now closed.

Cost

$140 for 8-week session

Instructor

Christopher Dalton

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, September 19

 

    Tots 1 (18 - 30 months) Class has closed

    Great experiences and exciting activities encourage young swimmers to feel safe in the water. Techniques using parental assistance teach children water safety, safe entry, kicking and arm movements. Swimmers build on breath control, floating, and changing body position while "moving" through the water. Parents join children in the water for this class.

    Meets

    Saturdays

    9:30 - 10 a.m.

    Dates

    September 22, 29

    October 20, 27

    November 3, 10, 17

    December 1

    No class October 6, 13, November 24

    Course Code

    T1

    This class is now closed.

    Cost

    $140 for 8-week session

    Instructor

    Christopher Dalton

    Registration Deadline

    Wednesday, September 19

     

      Tots 2 (2.5 - 4 years) 

      The Tots 2 classes are designed for children with no prior swim experience, as well as for those that are not comfortable being on their own in the water. Each class is filled with engaging and challenging games and activities that will motivate your child to swim.

      Meets

      Saturdays

      10 - 10:30 a.m.

      Saturdays
      10:30 - 11 a.m.

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

       

      Course Code

      Tots 2A

      This course is now closed.

      Tots 2B

      This course is now closed

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

       

      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

       

      Registration Deadline

      Wednesday, September 19

       

       

      Learn-to-Swim Classes (Levels for Ages 5 - 12)

      Level 1 - Intro to Water Skills (5 - 7 years)  

      No prerequisites needed. Basic personal water safety information and skills are taught to help participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Elementary aquatic skills that are the foundation for future skills are introduced. Swimmers explore movement in the water-bobbing, floating and gliding. 

      Meets Saturday
      11 - 11:30 a.m. 
      Saturdays
      Noon to 12:30 p.m.

       

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

         
      Course Code

      Level 1A

      This class is now closed.

      Level 1B

      This class is now closed.

       

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

         
      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

         
      Registration Deadline

      Wednesday, September 19

         

       

      Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills (6 - 8 years)

      Swimmers entering level 2 must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in level 1. Participants learn to float without support and explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to lay the foundation for future strokes.

      Meets

      Saturdays

      12:30 - 1 p.m.

      Saturdays
      1 - 1:30 p.m.

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

       

      Course Code

      Level 2A

      Level 2B

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

       

      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

       

      Registration
      Deadline 

      Wednesday, September 19

       

       

      Level 3 - Stroke Development (8 - 10 years) 

      Swimmers entering Level 3 must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in level 2. Participants learn to coordinate the front crawl and elementary backstroke. Swimmers are introduced to the scissor and dolphin kicks, the fundamentals of treading water and diving.

      Meets

      Saturday
      1:30 - 2 p.m.

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

      Course Code

      Level 3

      This class has closed.

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

      Registration Deadline

      Wednesday, September 19

       

      Level 4 - Skills and techniques  (8 - 12+ years) 

      Swimmers entering level 4 must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in level 3 and pre-teen swim. Participants learn to coordinate a headfirst entry from the side in a compact and stride position. Swimmers are introduced to the fundamentals of swimming underwater, diving, treading water, survival swimming and learning of advanced techniques.

      Meets

      Saturday

      2 - 2:30 p.m.

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

      Course Code

      Level 4

      This class has closed

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

      Registration Deadline

      Wednesday, September 19

       

      Level 5 - Stroke Refinement (11 - 14 years) 

      Swimmers entering level 5 must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in level 4. Participants learn to coordinate a shallow dive, take and pike surface dives, two minutes of survival floating, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, rescue breathing and advanced stroke techniques. This class is a good preparation for our junior swim team.

      Meets

      Saturdays

      2:30 - 3 p.m.

      Dates

      September 22, 29

      October 20, 27

      November 3, 10, 17

      December 1

      No class October 6, 13, November 24

      Course Code

      Level 5

      Cost

      $140 for 8-week session

      Instructor

      Christopher Dalton

      Registration Deadline

      Wednesday, September 19

       

      For more information, contact Community Programs at (718) 409-4955 or cprograms@sunymaritime.edu.