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LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO COOL DOWN THIS SUMMER?

Head to PacPlex for our Open Swim Hours!

Want to learn more about our singles and family open swim hours?

SIMPLIFYING SWIMMING & FITNESS
No matter your age or level, our instructors will teach you how to swim, or improve your skills and fitness. With 2 Indoor and 4 Outdoor Pools, PacPlex has a professional trained, Red Cross certified staff for all activities and programs in swimming. After reviewing our programs and activities which follow, contact our Aquatics Director at 718-209-1010 ext 106 or by email at pacswim@pacplex.com for more information.

POOL RENTALS

The six PacPlex pools are available for hourly, daily or season rental. Please call 718-209-1010 ext 132 or email at pacswim@pacplex.com for more information.

  

swim classes

Swim Schedule

PacPlex offers a diverse swim program. We have instructions by our professional licensed staff to teach from beginners to advance. Scheduled during the course of the year are the following programs.

My Baby & Me (6-22 Months) / My Child & Me (23 Months-3 Yr)

30 minutes
This aquatic program requires parent/guardian participation. Games and songs help children become more comfortable in the water.

Preschool Aquatics (3 Years to 4 Years)


3 years – 4 years

Level 1:
Purpose: To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.With personal flotation devices, independent movement starts here. Basic swimming techniques are introduced to children as they learn. Children gain water confidence, front and back float, paddle with and then without personal flotation devices.

Level 2:
Purpose: To build on the aquatic skills learned in Level 1

Level 3
Purpose: To increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1 and 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.

Learn To Swim (Ages 5-14)

45 Minutes

(5 years – 7 years)  (8 years – 14 years)
Purpose: To begin developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around the water.This class helps children gain more confidence in the water through Front and back glides, treading water using arm and hand actions, combining arm and leg action on front and back.

(5 years – 7 years)  (8 years – 14 years)
Purpose: To give participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.This class helps children gain more confidence in the water through front crawl stroke with rotary breathing and back crawl strokes. Children may repeat multiple times. For older children this class helps gain confidence in water with backstroke and the introduction of breaststroke.

(5 years – 7 years)  (8 years – 14 years)
Purpose: To give participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.This class helps children gain more confidence in the water through front crawl stroke with rotary breathing and back crawl strokes. Children may repeat multiple times. For older children this class helps gain confidence in water with backstroke and the introduction of breaststroke.

Level 3: Stroke Development
(5 years – 7 years)  (8 years – 14 years)
Purpose: To build on the skills in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice in deeper water. In this class the front crawl with rotary breathing, the backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke are introduced / polished.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement 1 Hour
(5 years – 7 years)  (8 years – 14 years)
Purpose: To develop participants’ confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other skills.  Advanced level of competence, perfect breaststroke elementary backstroke and increased distance swim. Butterfly is introduced.

Periodically offered during the course of the year.

Learn to Swim Level 5: Stroke Refinement 1 Hour
7 years – 14 years
Purpose: To further learn how to coordinate and refine strokes. Students at this level can now swim all major strokes. Perfect the butterfly, learn lifesaving techniques, conditioning and distance swimming and continue to work on a medley of all four competitive strokes.

Periodically offered during the course of the year

New Girls Only (Ages 5-14)

New Girls Only Classes

Girls Only Classes with female instructors and lifeguard and modesty barriers available on Tuesdays. Ages 5-14 years old; Adults learn the basics: 1 hour

Periodically offered during the course of the year

Swim Team

Swim Team

Swim team skills are built in this league. All four competitive strokes are conditioned for speed and distance. Students are introduced to competition against local swim community. A combination of land workouts and swim training are employed up to 4 days a week.

Swim Fit

Swim Fit

This unique exercise program is a combination of land aerobic and cardio-workouts with learn to swim classes 3 days a week. Periodically offered during the course of the year

Private Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons

Flexible schedules available. Instructors customize their lesson plans to your learning and fitness needs.

Single Student- 5 one hour classes plus one free class

Two Students (Semi-Private) – 10 class program

Larger Group Lessons can be arranged. Please call our Aquatics Director.

Female Only Swim

Female Only Swim

Women only instructional classes and dedicated female Swim Times.

Periodically offered during the course of the year

US Navy Swim Training Group Classes

US Navy Swim Training Group Classes

Periodically offered during the course of the year.

Senior Learn to Swim


Periodically offered during the course of the year.

 

 

      

 

PAC Swim Policies

  • A minimum of’ 3 students per class must register or class may be canceled or combined with another level (e.g. Level 1 & 2)
  • Parents are not allowed on the pool deck during swimming class
  • No “Make-ups” if student misses a class
  • No refunds or credits will be given if student misses a class unless the PACPLEX Swim Academy was responsible for cancelling class

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