Our 8-week Beginner and Intermediate Swim programs help students improve their stroke technique for more efficient and rewarding workouts. Emphasis is also placed on breath and stroke synchronization.
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS + PREREQUISITES
Students should bring their own cap, googles and swimsuit. A lifeguard is on duty at all times. Pool is 4.6 feet deep. Lane swim. Open to Chelsea Piers Fitness members only.
Beginner Swim I: Students learn how to improve their freestyle stroke in addition to learning elementary backstroke.
Beginner Swim II: Students perfect their freestyle stroke in addition to learning the standard backstroke. Prerequisite: Beginner I class or you must be able to freestyle swim one length of the pool.
Intermediate Swim I: Students will learn everything about backstroke, including form, turns, and breathing. Additional emphasis will be placed on dolphin kick, and pushing off from the wall in freestyle and backstroke. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner Swim I or ability to swim one length of the pool.
Intermediate Swim II: Students will learn everything about breaststroke, including form, turns and breathing. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner Swim II or ability to swim one length of the pool.
|Beginner Swim I||Sundays||4:30pm – 5:30pm||Jan. 5 - Feb. 23|
|Intermediate Swim I||Thursdays||6:00pm – 7:00pm||Jan. 9 - Feb. 27|
|Beginner Swim II||Sundays||4:30pm – 5:30pm||Mar. 1 - Apr. 26|
|Intermediate Swim II||Thursdays||6:00pm – 7:00pm||Mar. 5 - Apr. 23|
|Beginner Swim I||Sundays||4:30pm – 5:30pm||May 3 - Jun. 28|
|Intermediate Swim I||Thursdays||6:00pm – 7:00pm||May 7 - Jun. 25|
|Intermediate Swim II||Thursdays||6:00pm – 7:00pm||Jul. 9 - Aug. 27*|
|Beginner Swim II||Sundays||4:30pm – 5:30pm||Jul. 12 - Aug. 30|
*No classes held on July 2.
To register, please call the Fitness Desk at 212.336.6099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.