Kroll Family Aquatics Center

LIFEGUARD TRAINING - SEPTEMBER SESSIONS

Ages: 15+ years
Earn American Red Cross certification in three different areas: lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED. All applicants must pass a pre-test to be eligible. Must attend all classes within a session.

Begins Thursday, September 13
REGISTER
$500 / members $400 (this includes a non-refundable $75 registration fee. Also, includes failure of pre-test, cancel or no show.) 

For more information, contact Marie LaMaida, Aquatics Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 108, mlamaida@sjjcc.org. For the full schedule and class descriptions, click on the ‘Lifeguard Training’ icon below.

Swimming for all ages and abilities

Swimming is one of the most effective exercises because of its low-impact nature. People of all ages and levels of ability can benefit from it. Our six lane, 25-yard lap pool is always available for lap swimming during regular hours with dedicated lap lanes. Even during class times, two or more lanes remain open. Our Kroll Family Aquatics Center is staffed by a professional lifeguard at all times. Any of our trained professionals are happy to assist you. This pool is kept at a comfortable 82.5°F and is 3.5ft to 4.5ft to accommodate swimmers of all abilities.

Learning to Swim

Our heated kiddie pool is a perfect place to have a great time with your child! The kiddie pool goes from 6 inches to 18 inches deep and is a great place to get a child acclimated to the water, build confidence and give our young swimmers a place to play and have fun even at an early age. Getting started early is the key to success, and our kiddie pool is a great place to start!

Relaxing at the Spa

Our hot tub is the perfect place to relax after a workout and to relieve aches and pains from exercise, sports and work. Spa use is limited to eight people and those using the spa should observe all guidelines and only use the spa for no more than 15 minutes. The spa is kept at 102°F and is drained regularly to ensure clean, comfortable water for our members.

Swim
Classes

Fall 2018 Classes

Under the expert guidance of our swim instructors, we can help your child enhance his/her swimming ability in a safe & fun environment.

All bathers 5 years and older are required to wear a bathing cap, which may be purchased at the Fitness Welcome Desk. Children in the Toddler and Pre-Swimmer classes must wear swim diapers.

Please note: In situation of low enrollment, weekday classes may be combined. Sunday classes are open to members only.

13 sessions, $325 / members $195.
Advance swim class is $355 / members $250.

Classes begin the week of October 9.

INFANT
Ages: 6-18 months
Focus is on making the water safe and comfortable. Emphasis is placed on bubble blowing, floating, lots of cuddles and fun! Parents must be in the water with their child.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 10-10:30am
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 10-10:30am
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 10-10:30am (members only)

TODDLER 
Ages: 18-36 months
Focus is on becoming comfortable in the water. Emphasis is on basic floating, kicking and aquatic safety. Parents must be in the water with their child.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 10:30-11am
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 10:30-11am
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 10:30-11am (members only)

PRE-SWIMMER
Ages: 3-5 years
Introduces the fundamentals of swimming! The focus is on floating, gliding and breathing basics. Emphasis is making the child independent of the parent. Parents must be in the water with their children.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 11-11:30am
Register for Wednesdays, begins October 10, 3:30-4pm
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 11-11:30am
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 11-11:30am (members only)
Register for Mondays, begins October 15, 3:30-4pm

BEGINNER
Ages: 5-10 years
For children who are inexperienced or fearful in water. Emphasis on safety skills. Learn the basic building blocks of swimming, basic kicks, arm pull, breathing and floating.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 4-4:30pm
Register for Wednesdays, begins October 10, 4-4:30pm
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 11:30am-12pm
Register for Sundays, October 14, 11:30am-12pm (members only)
Register for Mondays, October 15, 4-4:30pm

ADVANCED BEGINNER 
Ages: 5-10 years
For children who are comfortable in the water, and can  swim several  feet unaided. Introduction to the front and back crawl, beginning breaststroke, floating and safety skills.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 4:30-5pm
Register for Wednesdays, begins October 10, 4:30-5pm
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 12-12:30pm
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 12-12:30pm (members only)
Register for Mondays, begins October 15, 4:30-5pm

INTERMEDIATE
Ages: 6-11 years
Children learn breaststroke, beginners butterfly, fine-tune front and back crawl as well as endurance and safety skills.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 5-5:30pm
Register for Wednesdays, begins October 10, 5-5:30pm
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 12:30-1pm
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 12:30-1pm (members only)
Register for Mondays, begins October 15, 5-5:30pm

ADVANCED
Ages: 7-12 years
Emphasis on butterfly technique and fine tuning of the front and back crawl and breaststroke while working on endurance and safety skills.
Register for Tuesdays, begins October 9, 5:30-6:15pm
Register for Wednesdays, begins October 10, 5:30-6:15pm
Register for Saturdays, begins October 13, 1-1:45pm
Register for Sundays, begins October 14, 1-1:45pm (members only)
Register for Mondays, begins October 15, 5:30-6:15pm

 

ADULT FITNESS WITH BILL
Ages: 18+ years
Want to bring your workout to the next level? Need an extra push to build your endurance, strength or stroke? Must be able to swim at least 50 yards (2 laps)  consecutively. Taught by Coach Bill Catania.
13 weeks
Begins Thursday, October 11
8:30-9:15pm
$355 / members $250

For more information and to register, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139.

 

1-On-1
Private Swim

Swim Lessons

Our individuals lessons are great for all ages, from 6 months to adult. Our instructors will accommodate your schedule and meet your specific needs.

We’ll help you elevate your workout to the next level while increasing strength and endurance. Must be able to swim at least two laps consecutively.

Private Lessons (one child under 12 years old)
Individual Lessons: $65 / members $50
5 Pack: $300 / members $225
10 Pack: $570 / members $360

Semi-Private Lessons (two children under 12 years old)
Individual Lessons: $95 / members $65
5 Pack: $450 / members $300
10 Pack: $850 / members $520

One-Hour Fitness Swim Lessons (one swimmer 12+ years old)
Must have the ability to swim laps
Individual Lessons: $100 / members $80

 


SNAP AQUATICS PROGRAM 

Learn to swim in a safe, supportive environment! The SNAP program is geared toward high-functioning children with varying abilities. Experienced adaptive instructors and individual attention provide participants with the encouragement and support they need to succeed in the water.

Private half-hour lesson (1 swimmer)
$55 / members $35 per half hour

Private 10 half-hour lessons (1 swimmer)
$500 / members $300 per package


LIL’ SNAPPERS SWIM TEAM TRAINING
Ages 4-13 years
Practice strokes, increase endurance and build self-esteem in a supportive environment while preparing for the Spring Special Olympics. New SNAP participants must complete three private lessons or a swim safety test to determine eligibility.
$450 / members $350

*All lessons are by appointment only

Barracudas
Swim Team

*** IMPORTANT DATES ***
Season runs September 2018-April 2019
Tryouts are mandatory for all swim team members. Swim meets will be held on Sundays at Sid Jacobson JCC and at other facilities in our league.

TRYOUTS FOR RETURNING BARRACUDA SWIMMERS
Wednesday, September 12, 5:30-6:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 5:30-6:30pm
Sunday, September 16, 2:30-3:30pm

TRYOUTS FOR NEW SWIMMERS
Wednesday, September 12, 6:30-7:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 6:30-7:30pm
Sunday, September 16, 3:30-4:30pm

MANDATORY PARENT + SWIMMER ORIENTATION
Sunday, September 23, 12pm

FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE
Wednesday, September 26, 5:30pm


Barracudas Swim Team
Ages: 6–16 years
This team is perfect for swimmers who enjoy healthy and fun competition and want to reach new personal goals. Practice times are based on where the swimmer places during tryouts.
Begins Wednesday, September 26
Mondays-Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm
Sundays, 2:30-5pm based on assigned group
$1,120 / members $820
REGISTER

Barracudas in Training (BITS)
Ages: 6–11 years
The BITS program is perfect for swimmers who want team structure, but aren’t ready for the full intensity of a team practice. This program is for kids who can already swim a lap of freestyle.
Begins Wednesday, September 26
Mondays–Thursdays, 5:30-6:15pm and
Sundays, 2:30–3:30pm
$750 / members $550
REGISTER


Varsity Swimmers
This is for kids who are involved with a high school swim team and will be missing part of the season due to school swim team obligations. A great way to improve your performance and to continue your training in between seasons and on your off-season.
September–April
Mondays–Thursdays, 5:30–8:30pm
Sundays, 2:30–5:00pm
$570 / members $420
For more information or to register, contact our Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training
Courses

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING (must attend all):

SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE
Thursday, September 13, 6-10pm (pre-test)
Saturday, September 15, 9am-6pm
Sunday, September 16, 9am-6pm (part of the day will be offsite at a deep water facility)
Thursday, September 20, 6-10pm
Saturday, September 22, 9am-6pm (may run later until completion of final test)

REGISTER
$500 / members $400 (includes nonrefundable $75 reg. fee. Also includes failure of pre-test, cancel or no show)

Description:
Earn American Red Cross certification in three different areas: lifeguarding, first aid and CPR/AED. All applicants must pass a pre-test to be eligible. (See below for pre-test details.) Must attend all classes within session.

Pre-Test Requirements:
> Swim 300 yards continuously
> Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs
> Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds = swim 20 yards/surface dive to a depth of 7′-10′ to retrieve a 10-lb. object/return to the surface/swim 20 yards back/return to the starting point/exit the pool without using the steps or ladder

Nassau County Lifeguard Certification Requirements:
If you wish to work in Nassau County, you MUST also register for the Nassau County Lifeguard Certification Exam. (After completing your American Red Cross Lifeguard Training.)

Participants must be at least 16 years old to register for their test date. More information will be given to candidates during our American Red Cross training sessions.

Job Opportunities:
Please contact Marie LaMaida, Aquatics Director, to learn more about lifeguard positions available to our graduates. 516.484.1545 ext. 108, mlamaida@sjjcc.org.

  • To work at Sid Jacobson JCC – Nassau County A/B Certification required
  • To work at Camp Jacobson – Nassau County A/B or Restriction Certification required

AMERICAN RED CROSS WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
Ages: 16+ years
This course trains Water Safety Instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress. Instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course and successfully complete the pre-course session which includes demonstration of swimming skill at Learn-to-Swim Level 4.
Training is held monthly
$600 /members $500

For more information, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139


AMERICAN RED CROSS ADULT & PEDIATRIC FIRST AID/CPR/AED

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies, and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
Training is held monthly

For more information, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139


AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR/AED FOR PROFESSIONAL RESCUERS WITH FIRST AID

Ages: 15 + years
To train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants. Also includes First Aid.
Training is held monthly
$175 / members $125

For more information, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139

Swim
Schedules


FALL PROGRAMS

Our fall schedule has been released. Please browse our site for program descriptions, dates & times, age groups, prices, and more!

Looking for more information about our programs?

Marie LaMaida, Aquatics Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 108, mlamaida@sjjcc.org 

Andrew Ingerman, Head Lifeguard, 516.484.1545 ext. 262, aingerman@sjjcc.org

Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139

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