Swim with the Best: Join a Parks Swim Team
More information about the 2013 Summer Swim Team will be available soon.
NYC Parks offers talented youths an opportunity to join a Parks swim team. Practice sessions are held at least three times a week and emphasize stroke technique, endurance and speed training, starts and turns, rules and sportsmanship.
How to Join
Team tryouts will be held on an ongoing basis through March 16, 2013. Swimmers will train for the Borough Cup Championship meet. Youths between the ages of 6 and 18 who can swim freestyle (front crawl) 50 yards in good form may try out for the team. Online registration is required for this program. To renew your membership or to try out for a team, please complete the online application. Feel free to contact the office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0 if you have any questions.
All swimmers must be members of the recreation center. Membership is free for youths. To learn more becoming a member, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page. Youths must also bring a copy of a birth certificate to the recreation center in order to try out.
There are currently no programs available for registration at this time.
For more information about Parks’ swim programs,call Parks Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969.For general information about Parks & Recreation,call 311 or (212) NEW-YORK from outside New York City.