Does your child love to be in the water? Consult our list of top notch facilities that offer swimming classes and lessons for kids in New York City, including locations on the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, Harlem, East Village, West Village, SoHo, and Midtown.
92Y May Center for Health, Fitness, and Sport
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave. at 92nd St.
92Y May Center has sports classes for all ages and levels. For the little ones, we have Tiny Tumblers and Tumbling Toddlers gymnastics classes. Older kids enjoy a variety of gymnastics classes and team options. Aquatics at 92Y are second to none. Polliwogs, Minnows and Guppies are classes certified by the American Red Cross for infants and preschoolers. Private and semi-private lessons offer professional one-on-one instruction. There’s coaching, the Flying Dolphins Swim Team, and the Learn-To-Swim program. Basketball leagues, classes and coaching are also available for youth and teens.
Advantage Sea & Sports Camp at SUNY Maritime College
New York Tennis Club, 3081 Harding Ave., Throggs Neck
All-City Junior Tennis Camp
Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, 281 Main St., Roosevelt Island
555 E. 90th St.
212 North End Ave.
Downtown Day Camps
120 Warren St., New York
Downtown Day Camps offer K-8th grade programs as well as sleepaway options. Our beautiful Downtown Community Center and two adjacent facilities in TriBeCa boast a 75-foot pool for swim lessons, art rooms, dance/karate studios, and more. Activities include swimming, field sports, visual arts, tennis, karate, movement, music and drumming, song shows, field trips, and more. Day Camp sessions run from June 28-Aug. 16. Belleayre Sleepaway: 1- or 2-week options: Aug. 12-Aug. 23. Registration is filling up. Contact us for availability.
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
331 E. 70 St.
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Children and Family Services programs serve 400 low-income children (ages 3 to 13) and their families each year through our Early Childhood Center, RealArts Education Program and RealArts Summer Camp. All children receive a quality curriculum designed to excite them about learning, and expand their understanding of the world. Services include child psychologists, mental health supports, social service interventions for families, health services, civil legal services, visual and performing arts, swimming instruction in our pool, playtime in our gym, outdoor play roof, and classes in our computer lab.
Manhattan Youth & The Downtown Community Center
Looking for a great space where kids have room to play? Celebrate your next special occasion at the Downtown Community Center! The beautiful new 15 million dollar facilities and P.S. 234 next door are our home bases in Tribeca, boasting a 75-foot pool for swim lessons, two art rooms, a dance/karate studio, cooking room, and more. We cover all types of celebrations. Visit our website or contact us via email or phone.
Physique Swimming Summer Camp
In Battery Park City
Physique Swimming offers a variety of classes taught by certified and experienced instructors. Small class size allows for an individual approach to each swimmer's needs. The program is designed for swimmers to move to higher levels of instruction as they improve their swimming techniques. If you should have any questions about placement or how classes are taught, feel free to call or e-mail us. Physique swimming has six locations in Manhattan and a summer swim camp in Battery Park City.
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The upper Manhattan/Harlem area now has a swimming program with a staff of certified, experienced and enthusiastic instructors. We offer swimming lessons for tots, children, and adults. In addition, we developed a stroke correction clinic and the only “Fear of Water to Loving the Water” swimming curriculum. Learn to swim from a staff that has taught New York City public school students water safety. Why venture downtown, when you can do it in upper Manhattan?
West End Sports Club
Summer Swim Program
75 West End Ave.
Stay healthy this summer with West End Sports Club’s Summer Swim Program. The program offers affordable lessons to swimmers of all ages and ability levels. Participants will improve their skills in the pool and grow both their confidence as well as their love of the water. Class levels range from Parent/Infant to Adult and are available as group or private lessons. Contact Garrett Blair, Aquatics Director, at 212-265-8200 or at email@example.com.