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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Learn to Swim: Children

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date:October 17, 2015
Age:Child  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools.

Children ages 6 to 17 will learn beginner level skills such as how to safely get into and leave the water, how to control their breath by blowing bubbles, how to float and kick on front and back and move through the water. They will also learn how to stay safe around the water and what to do in case of an emergency. Children who already know these skills will learn to move their arms and legs together in a swimming motion. Instructors will work on teaching children to swim without assistance, and improve on skills of the beginner level.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

Beginner Level 1 6-17 yrs old

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Learn to Swim: Children copy

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date:October 17, 2015
Age:Child  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools.

Children ages 6 to 17 will learn beginner level skills such as how to safely get into and leave the water, how to control their breath by blowing bubbles, how to float and kick on front and back and move through the water. They will also learn how to stay safe around the water and what to do in case of an emergency. Children who already know these skills will learn to move their arms and legs together in a swimming motion. Instructors will work on teaching children to swim without assistance, and improve on skills of the beginner level.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

Beginner Level 1 6-17 yrs old

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Learn to Swim: Tots

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date:October 17, 2015
Age:Preschool  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools.

Teach your tot to be ready to learn to swim! In this class, we'll get your tot used to the water, with the help of one of our Aquatic Specialists. Parents or guardians help their kids get familiar with the water, become comfortable floating on front and back, and be able to control their breath by blowing bubbles or submerging under water.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

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Men's Swim

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Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for men to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

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Renewal: A Water Exercise Program for Women with Cancer

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone:212-523-7275
Cost:Free 

 

Saturday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date:February 13, 2016
End Date:April 9, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.

Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.  

Fee: $100 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.   

Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

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Senior General Swim

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date:November 4, 2015
End Date:March 26, 2016
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

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Senior Lap Swim

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Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Monday: 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date:April 1, 2015
Age:Senior  

The swimming pool is open for lap swim just for seniors.

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Senior Lap Swim

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date:November 12, 2015
End Date:March 26, 2016
Age:Senior  

Lap swim for senior members.

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Swimming/Aquatics

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Abe Lincoln

5TH AVENUE & E. 135TH STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(212) 491-1714 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Al Oerter Recreation Center

131-40 FOWLER AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Cross Streets:Avery Avenue and College Point Boulevard
Facility Type:Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor)

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 41.67' x 25' x 1.5' 
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rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 120' x 45' x 4' 
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rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy Recreation Center

ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets:East 23rd Street & FDR Drive
Facility Type:Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor), Pool (Outdoor)

Asser Levy Recreation Center Pool

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Indoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
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Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 66' x 26' x 8' rec_center_id: M164 

Astoria

19TH STREET AND 23RD DRIVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(718) 626-8620 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4' 

Betsy Head

BOYLAND, LIVONIA AND DUMONT AVENUES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(718) 257-1635/6 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4.25 

Brighton Beach

ON ATLANTIC OCEAN, FROM OCEAN PARKWAY TO CORBIN PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Beaches
Phone: (718) 946-1350
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Bronx River Playground

E. 174TH STREET & BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(718) 378-1597 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

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Swimming/Aquatics

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

NYC Social Sports Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age:Adult
Type:Kickball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Broomball, Team Trivia, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Inner Tube Water Polo, Volleyball, Soccer
NYC Social has offered casually competitive co-ed leagues in and around Manhattan since 2004. With a focus on the social side of recreational leagues, it has become the city's funnest community of active adults. We offer the following sports: kickball, flag football, volleyball, Dodgeball, mini golf, soccer, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, team trivia, Broomball, and inner tube water polo.
Phone:(212) 929.5353 |  Email

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Swimming/Aquatics

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

Monday, February 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

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