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Summer Camps That Offer Swimming for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Offer Swimming for Campers in Queens

Find summer camps in Queens with daily or weekly swimming.

In addition to being a fun activity during the hot summer months, learning to swim has another big benefit: Children also learn how to be safe when they’re in and near the water. If your child hasn’t yet mastered the skill of swimming safely, there are numerous camps in Queens that offer learn-to-swim programs, as well as daily swimming for fun. We’ve compiled a list of summer camps in Queens that offer swimming on a regular basis, including day and specialty camps in Bayside, Rego Park, Flushing, Bay Terrace, Fresh Meadows, Little Neck, and Oakland Gardens.

Advantage Day Camp
West Side: 522 W. 44th St., East Side: 281 Main St. Roosevelt Island

Instructional or recreational swimming is offered daily. Classes are taught by certified lifeguards. Campers have the opportunity to learn a critical life skill while cooling off on hot summer days!

Blue Dolphin Summer Camp

80-22 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica

3-5 Year old campers will have sprinkler activities Monday through Friday. 6-15 year old campers will have recreational swimming twice a week.

Camp Clio

YMCA Camp Jewell 6 Prock Hill Road Colebrook, CT

Camp Clio

YMCA Camp Jewell 6 Prock Hill Road Colebrook, CT

What's better than swimming on a hot summer day? Improve your stroke, learn to breathe to the side, learn to swim, or just to blow bubbles with our lifeguard instructors.

Flushing YMCA

138-46 Northern Blvd.

The key components of Swim Camp: Swimmers are given an opportunity to build swimming skills. Stroke development and training are tailored by age and skill level. Swim campers participate in core traditional camp activities. Our activities and interactions emphasize building self-esteem and self-confidence.

Garden School

33-16 79th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Our onsite swimming pool is supervised by our Water Safety Instructor and our team of certified lifeguards. Lessons can lead to a Red Cross Certificate and we have plenty of time for supervised Free Swim and pool games too! We have campers water safety gear too!

Hillcrest Jewish Center Day Camp

183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing

A team of lifeguards, including a Red Cross-certified water safety instructor, teaches campers how to swim for two periods a day.

Hofstra University Summer Camps

255 Hofstra University, Hempstead NY 11549

Each camper is evaluated in the Hofstra indoor pool and placed in their appropriate swim level group. They are then ready to participate in the Hofstra Swim Program each day with their time split between an American Red Cross Instructional Swim program and fun time in the water.

Magic Day Camp

216-01 Union Turnpike, Bayside

At Magic Day Camp, the day starts with optional swimming at our private outdoor pool located in Queens. Our outrageous pool offers recreational and instructional swimming. We understand that some children may fear the water, which is why our program stresses safety, fun, and, most importantly, instruction by certified staff.

Mill Basin Day Camp

5945 Strickland Ave., Mill Basin

Brooklyn's largest pool with four exciting pool slides. Varying in depths for beginner to advanced swim levels, and certified Red Cross instruction with our 12 instructors and lifeguards.

Oasis Camp in Bayside Queens

222-05 56th Ave., Bayside

With a strong emphasis on safety, our facilities provide campers with a great place to cool off, improve skills, and have fun. We feature an American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim program under the strict supervision of our own aquatics directors, instructors, and life guards.

Queens College Summer Camp

65-30 Kissena Blvd

Indoor college pool allows us to swim every day. Each child is tested for swim level and placed in the appropriate area overseen by a group lifeguard as well as the group counselor. Lessons are daily with some free swim time as well.

Sam's Camp and Swim Club

58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362
718-225-6750 x246

All children swim four days-a-week. Ages 3-5 have instructional swim two days-a-week and free swim the other two days-a-week. Children receive instruction from a certified swim instructor.

Samuel Field Y Summer Camp

58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-6750 x261

At the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, we have four pools designed specifically for your child’s swim ability. All swim activities are taught and supervised by Red Cross-certified water safety instructors, who work all summer to improve your child’s swim abilities. Local SFY programs also offer recreational swimming during the summer.

The Kew-Forest School

119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills

We offer swimming three times a week on various days depending on age. See the recreational schedule on our website for details. Flotation devices can be provided to inexperienced swimmers.

Ultimate Enrichmnet
210-21 48th Ave. Bayseide NY

The camp goes swimming three times a week; while campers will participate in recreational swim activities. All campers 7 and under must wear a life vest.

World of Discovery Day Camp

P.O. Box 604010, Bay Terrace

We stress safety while swimming—and fun. But most importantly, swimming instruction is provided by certified staff in our private pool.

YMCA Summer Camps

Locations across Queens

It wouldn't be summer without trips to the pool! YMCA Summer Camps provide campers with plenty of opportunities to splish and splash regardless of swimming ability. Children will learn to swim and sharpen their skills under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards and aquatics staff.

Young People's Day Camp of Queens

Oakland Gardens

Campers swim two afternoons a week in a private pool. The camp's Aquatics Director and Assistant Aquatics Director are certified lifeguards and progressive swim instructors. Swim instruction is offered at no additional charge. Campers swim with their age group.

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