Annual Memberships starting as low as $50 for students and senior citizens. Benefits of membership include:
Babies and tots learn to be comfortable in the water. They learn to submerge their faces in water and learn aquatic movements and yes - lots of splashing.
"Tadpoles" learn how to swim with a guide and a flotation device. Taking comfort in the water to the next level with under water breath control excercises. Focusing on breathing students practice blowing bubbles with an excercise called "blowing out the candle"
Aiming to leave flotation devices behind swimmers at this stage are looking to swim for five yards alternating their arms and legs. Children learn to fully submerge their bodies in water and swim with alternating arms.
Teen swimmers learn how to swim by aternating their arms and legs and aim at swimming for 15 yards. Becoming proficient and controling their breath they can "bob" for ten consecutive times. Teenage swimmers also learn to dive into 3-4 ft of depth and retrive an object. They also learn to float on their front and back for 30 seconds.
Adult swimmers can go from gaining confidence in the water to swimming for 3-6 yards. Adults learn "side breathing" and "alernate breathing", treading water and learn how to reverse directions on their front and back.
Private lessons are One-on-One with an instructor.Members
Create your own small group with a swim instructorSemi-Private Members
You should be atleast 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course. Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously. Be able to tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim to a starting point and surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. Must be able to return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back returning to initial starting point. Candidates will enter and exit the water without a ladder or use of steps. Lastly, candidates must attend, be prepared and be on time for ALL sessions. Classes are held a couple times a year. Gives us a call at 718-758-5901
In order to take part in a lifeguard challenge your certification must be close to expiration and still active. Participants must be ready to swim 300 yards continuously, perform 3 saves using the correct entries.
Lifeguards must be prepared to recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies using CPR/AED on a manikin. Classes are held a couple times a year. Gives us a call at 718-758-5901
Hi, my name is Yelitza Valle, I’ve been teaching lifeguard training courses for over 10 years and have committed myself to train professional and responsible lifeguards.
Level 4 swimmers can perform the following for 25 yards: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Breast Stroke , Sidestroke, Butterfly (15 yards) and be able to tread water for 1 minute on your front and back. You should be atleast 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course. Classes are held a couple times a year. Gives us a call at 718-758-5901
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors that have not met the requirements to renew the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification may do so with this course. Classes are held a couple times a year. Gives us a call at 718-758-5901
Water Safety Instructor
Hi, my name is Fran Clifford. I have been teaching swim classes for over 40 years. I am passionate about training new instructors at the New Settlement Community Center Pool. By the end of this course, you will be able to teach babies through senior citizens to swim and enjoy the water.