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Kings Bay Y

Children’s Group Swim Classes

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Children’s Group Swim Classes

PARENT AND ME

Ages 4 months -18 months or 1.5 -3.5 years

The Parent and Me class is a child’s first structured aquatic experience. This class is designed to introduce your child to the aquatic environment and ensure comfort and safety. Children will develop their water-based motor skills such as breath control, kicking, bobbing and floating, and will learn to enjoy being in the water. Course goals include learning comfort in the water, an introduction of breath control and breathing patterns, submersion in water and combining body movement skills such as kicking, reaching, grabbing, and arm movement.

Schedule & Fees
BEGINNER 1

Separate groups for ages 3-5, 5-8, 9-14

This is our entry level course helps students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safety intended for children with limited experience in the water, or those young swimmers who are comfortable in the water, but are still unable to swim continuously.

Goals include blowing bubbles with comfortable submersion, head immersion, jumping in and climbing out of water, back and front float with help, freestyle and back kick with help and basics of swimming strokes (freestyle and backstroke with support.)

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BEGINNER 2

Separate groups for ages 3-5, 5-8, 9-14

This is the second phase of our entry level course that is intended for children with limited experience in the water. Goals include jumping in and climbing out of water, blowing bubbles with comfortable submersion, head immersion, flutter kick for 15 yards front and back, freestyle swim and backstroke swim for 15 yards without support. Tread water for 15 seconds.

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INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Separate groups for ages 5-8, 9-14

Builds on the skills in level beginner 2 by providing additional guided practice. Students are introduced to the butterfly and breaststroke, as well as advanced swimming drills that enable them to become efficient swimmers. This class is taught in deep water. Participants must have the teacher’s recommendation to enroll. Some course goals include learning to flutter kick front and back, in proper streamline position, for 30 yards; dolphin kick, tread water 1 minute, front dive, freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke swim for 30 yards.

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ADVANCED LEVEL

Separate groups for ages 5-8, 9-14

All competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly) are refined in our advanced class. With a focus on flip-turns and swimming for greater distances, the advanced student becomes an accomplished swimmer.

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SWIM TEAM PREPARATION

Highest level class which provides a team-like training atmosphere for swimmers who want to practice often. Swimmers gain quality endurance training and improve fitness level. They will refine stroke techniques and learn competitive skills such as pace-clock orientation. This class will prepare the swimmer to join any swim team and become a stronger, faster swimmer.

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Eugene Prokhin

Director of Aquatics

(718) 648-7703

Eugene Prokhin participated in the Sydney Olympics in 2001 as a member of the Kazakhstan Men’s National Water Polo Team. He began his water polo career in the Former USSR…

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Class Dates

8 Mondays: 6/24/24 – 8/12/24
8 Tuesdays: 6/25/24 – 8/13/24
8 Wednesdays:6/26/24 – 8/14/24
7 Thursdays: 6/27/24 – 8/15/24
7 Saturdays:6/29/24 – 8/17/24
7 Sundays: 6/30/24 – 8/18/24

No classes July 4, 6, 7

Fees for Summer 2024

Monday: Members $200/Non-Members $240
Tuesday: Members $200/Non-Members $240
Wednesday: Members $200/Non-Members $240
Thursday: Members $175/Non-Members $210
Saturday: Members $175/Non-Members $210
Sunday: Members $175/Non-Members $210

4 months – 3.5 years old

Parent and Me

Saturday: 11:00am – 11:45am and 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 11:45am and 12:00pm – 12:45pm

3.5 years old — 5 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Monday & Wednesday: 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 11:45am

Beginner 2 Level

Monday & Wednesday: 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 11:45am

5 years old — 8 years old

Beginner 1 Level Schedule

Monday & Wednesday: 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Beginner 2 Level Schedule

Monday & Wednesday: 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30 pm – 5″15 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm- 12:45 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm -12:45 pm

Intermediate Level Schedule

Monday & Wednesday: 5:15pm – 6:00pm (long)
Saturday: 12:45 pm – 1:30pm (wide)
Sunday: 12:45 pm – 1:30pm (wide)

9 years old — 14 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Saturday: 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
Sunday: 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Beginner 2 Level

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:30pm – 5:15pm
Saturday: 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sunday: 12:45pm -1:30pm

Intermediate

Monday & Wednesday: 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 1:30pm – 2:15 pm
Sunday: 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

5 years old — 14 years old

Advanced

Monday & Wednesday: 5:15pm – 6:00pm
Saturday: 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Sunday: 1:30pm -2:15pm

 

Our customers’ safety is a top priority. Please follow all of the following guidelines to ensure a safe and fun environment for all.

  • Learn to Swim participants may only attend with one parent or guardian.
  • All swimmers must take a rinse shower before entering pool deck.
  • Parents or guardians may only view the lesson from the 2nd floor balcony. Absolutely no spectators are allowed on the pool deck once the lesson begins.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is my child’s class located?

All classes are held in the Kings Bay Y building. Please bring your receipt or membership card. From there you’ll be directed to the locker rooms.

What do I need to bring to the swimming lesson?

Your child will need a bathing suit, swim cap, towel and lock.
A swim diaper is mandatory for Parent and Me classes.

How should I prepare my child for the lesson?

Each swimmer must take a shower before entering the pool. Entrance is from locker rooms only. Please do not change your child’s clothing on the pool deck. Your child should be in the waiting area by the pool until the instructor indicates start of class.

Where can I keep my belongings during the lesson?

The locker rooms are available for use during lesson only. Please bring your own lock. Children of the opposite gender over 5 years old are not allowed in the locker room. The family changing room is available for use by the pool area.

What is your student to teacher ratio ?

1:4 for 3-5 years old group; 1:5 for beginners 5-14 years old group, 1:7 for all other groups and levels.

What is your make-up policy?

There will be two make-up classes offered through the Winter 2023 semester.  No refunds will be issued for any missed classes.

What is your observation policy?

You can watch your child learn to swim from the balcony on the second floor. No parents will be allowed on the pool deck once the lesson begins. Parents must exit the pool deck through the emergency side door.

How warm is the pool?

Our pool is kept between 82-83 degrees