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Kings Bay Y

Children’s Group Swim Classes

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.

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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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Download Fall 2018 Brochure

 

Eugene Prokhin

Director of Aquatics

(718) 648-7703 x221

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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Calendar

Fall 2018

# sessions Day Start date End date
14    Sun    09/09/18  – 12/16/18
13    Mon    09/17/18  – 12/17/18
14    Tues   09/18/18  – 12/18/18
14    Wed   09/12/18  –  12/19/18
14    Thurs 09/13/18  – 12/20/18
14    Sat     09/08/18  – 12/15/18
NO CLASSES
9/19, 10/8, 11/22, 11/24, 11/25

4 months – 3.5 years old

Parent and Me

Parent and Me Schedule
Sun 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
11:15 am – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
11:15 am – 12:00 pm M$350/N M$420

 

 

3.5 years old — 5 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Beginner 1 Level Schedule
Sun 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
11:15 am – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Mon 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $325/NM $390
Wed 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
11:15 am – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
12:00 pm – 12:45 am M $350/NM $420

Beginner 2 Level

Beginner 2 Level Schedule
Sun 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
11:15 am – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Mon 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $325/NM $390
Wed 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 10:30 am – 11:15 am M $350/NM $420
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm M $350/NM $420

5 years old — 8 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Beginner 1 Level Schedule
Sun 12:00 pm – 12:45 p m M $350/NM $420
12:50 pm – 1:30 pm M $350/NM $420
Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $325/NM $390
Tues 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 11:15 am – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm M $350/NM $420
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm M $350/NM $420

Beginner 2 Level

Beginner 2 Level Schedule
Sun 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm M $350/NM $420
Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $325/NM $390
Tues 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 11:15 pm – 12:00 pm M $350/NM $420
12:45 am – 1:30 pm M $350/NM $420

Intermediate

Intermediate Level Schedule
Sun 12:00 pm – 12:50pm M $350/NM $420
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm M $350/NM $420
Mon 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $325/NM $390
Tues 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 12:45pm – 1:30 pm M $350/NM $420
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm M $350/NM $420

9 years old — 14 years old

Beginner 1 Level

Beginner 1 Level Schedule
Sun 12:50 pm – 1:35 pm M $350/NM $420
Tues 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 1:35 pm – 2:20 pm M $350/NM $420

Beginner 2 Level

Beginner 2 Level Schedule
Sun 12:50 pm – 1:35 pm M $350/NM $420
Tues 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Wed 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 1:35 pm – 2:20 pm M $350/NM $420

Intermediate

Intermediate Level Schedule
Sun 1:40 pm – 2:25 pm M $350/NM $420
Tues 5:20 pm – 6:05 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 5:20 pm – 6:05 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 2:25 pm – 3:10 pm M $350/NM $420

5 years old — 14 years old

Advanced

Advanced Level Schedule
Sun 1:40 pm – 2:25 pm M $350/NM $420
Tues 5:20 pm – 6:05 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 5:20 pm – 6:05 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 2:25 pm – 3:10 pm M $350/NM $420

 

 

9 years old and up
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.
Swim Team Preparation Schedule
Sun 1:40 pm – 2:25 pm M $350/NM $420
Tues 6:05 pm – 6:50 pm M $350/NM $420
Thurs 6:05 pm – 6:50 pm M $350/NM $420
Sat 2:25 pm – 3:10 pm M $350/NM $420

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 youngest group; 1:6 for beginner level classes;
1:7 for intermediate, advanced and swim team prep.

What is your make-up policy?

Two make-up classes are allowed within the current session. No refunds are issued for any classes missed or cancelled after 2 lessons.

What is your observation policy?

You can watch your child learn to swim from the balcony on the second floor.

How warm is the pool?

Our pool is kept between 82-84 degrees