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Swimming Classes in the Bronx

All swimming classes are offered at Olympic-sized swimming pool in Lehman College’s APEX, a state of the art sports complex.

Swimming Policies at APEX

The following policies have been developed to maintain security and ensure the safety of participants in the swimming classes at the APEX pool. Please follow these rules at all times. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in exclusion from attending class(es) in the APEX.

  • ALL STUDENTS that are CHILDREN must be accompanied by an adult. Students using the pool outside of class time must pay $10.00* at the APEX entrance. Children must have an adult in the pool with them at all times.
  • ALL STUDENTS must use the LOCKER ROOMS for changing and disrobing into swimming apparel. (Bathing suits and swim trunks of nylon and nylon/lycra are required; close fitting swim shirts allowed; no T-shirts; swim caps if hair is longer than 4”).
  • DISROBING is prohibited in the common areas of the APEX, including hallways, stairwells, and the balcony.
  • ALL STUDENTS must SHOWER before leaving the locker room to enter the pool area.
  • ALL STUDENTS must ENTER and EXIT the pool area by way of the locker room and rear hallway. (Parents/guardians may drop off and pick up students at the rear entry door).
  • ALL STUDENTS must report to the seating area at deckside and await the instructor’s directions. NO STUDENT is permitted to enter the pool without the instructor present.
  • RUNNING and HORSEPLAY are strictly prohibited. All pool decks are slippery; please exercise caution whenever walking on wet surfaces.
  • PARENTS / GUARDIANS may sit in the pool balcony or hallway areas while class is in progress; exception: balcony seating may be unavailable in case of events in the pool. Walking on the deck is strictly prohibited. Pick up students at the rear entry doors through the locker room and rear hall.
    *Fee is subject to change without notice

New to Pool

Child/Parent Swimming

Young children are taught water safety, basic swimming movements and breathing. This course provides an opportunity for children and parents or guardians to spend time together in a group experience while children develop water confidence. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard. I.D. required.

Adult +1 child Age 6-9

YPA 39 7 sess / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125

  • Sun 12:30-1:15 pm Feb 11-Mar 22

Swimming - Beginner

Swimming I

For children with no experience or minimal experience in the water, this course covers fundamental skills including breathing, floating and crawl stroke. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.

Ages 6-8

YPA 32 7 sess / 5.25 hours / $125

  • SPRING 1 Sat 9-9:45 am Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 2 Sat 10:40-11:25 am Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 3 Sat 1:10-1:55 pm Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 4 Sun 11:40-12:25 pm Feb 11-Mar 25

Ages 9-15

YPA 57 7 sess / 5.25 hours / $125

  • SPRING 1 Sat 2-2:45 pm Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 2 Sat 2:50-3:35 pm Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 3 Sat 9:50-10:35 pm Feb 10-Mar 24

Swimming Inter/Advanced

Swimming II for Ages 8-15

To enroll, students must be able to swim 15 yards and be comfortable in deep water. Includes elementary backstroke, treading water, improvement of crawl stroke and simple diving. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Prerequisite: Swimming I or permission. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.

YPA 62 7 sessions / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125

  • FALL 1 Sat 12:20-1:05 pm Oct 14-Dec 2
  • FALL 3 Sun 12:30-1:15 pm Oct 22-Dec 10

Swimming III for Ages 8-15

To enroll, students must be able to swim 15 yards and be comfortable in deep water. Includes elementary backstroke, treading water, improvement of crawl stroke and simple diving. Water safety is emphasized. Swim cap required. Prerequisite: Swimming I or permission. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.

YPA 62 7 sessions / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125

  • SPRING 1 Sat 12:20-1:05 pm Feb 10-Mar 24
  • SPRING 2 Sat 3:40-4:25 pm Feb 10-Mar 24

Swimming III for Ages 8-15

Skills taught include sidestroke, breaststroke, sculling and an introduction to the butterfly stroke. Water safety is emphasized. NOTE: To enroll, students must be able to do the front crawl for 25 meters with rotary breathing, back crawl for 10 meters and tread water. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. Valid CUNYCard I.D. required.

YPA 65 7 sessions / 5.25 hours / LEHC / $125

  • Sat 11:30 am-12:15 pm Feb 10-Mar 24

Pre-Team Swimming

To enroll in this program, swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of front crawl with good breathing technique as well as the back crawl for 25 yards. The program gives swimmers the opportunity to continue to develop their basic strokes (crawl stroke and backstroke); learn additional strokes (butterfly and breaststroke); racing dives and turns; how to use training equipment such as kickboards, pull buoys and the pace clock as well as practice patterns, practice decorum and practice protocol. Ages 7-15. Swim cap required. Enrollment limited. The program has three levels: Pre-Team I: refine strokes and develop stroke mechanics through drills; Pre-Team II: learn racing starts, turns and develop the individual medley; Pre-team III: develop basic conditioning, practice protocol and team terminology Upon successful completion of Pre-Team III, swimmers can try out for the APEX Swim Club team or continue the Pre-Swim Team Program. Prerequisite: Swimming III or permission.

Pre-Team I

YPA 101 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC

  • Sat 9-10 am $175 Feb 3-Apr 28 (off 3/31, 4/7, 4/14)

Pre-Team II

YPA 102 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC

  • Sat 10:10-11:10 am $175 Feb 3-Apr 28 (off 3/31, 4/7, 4/14)

Pre-Team III

YPA 103 10 sessions / 10 hours / LEHC

  • Sat 11:15 am-12:15 pm $175 Feb 3-Apr 28 (off 3/31, 4/7, 4/14)