Swim Strong Olympic Bootcamp with Lia Neal

Swim Strong Foundation was proud and excited to feature Olympian Lia Neal as our guest coach for our freestyle bootcamp yesterday.  The Bushwick HS pool was full of competitive swimmers eager to improve their skills; learn new drills and be motivated by Lia as she shared her story with us.   Our thanks to her Mom, Sui Neal, for speaking to our parents about their families journey with Lia.   The event was concluded with a free swim lesson for members [...]


Are YOU one of the 37% of ADULT Americans the Centers for Disease Control says cannot swim the length of a 25 yard pool?

If so, you can change that!  Swim Strong is celebrating April as Adult Learn to Swim Month!   Take 15% off swim lessons this month by registering with this discount code ADT15. What are you waiting for?!?! Register Now:    

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Olympian Lia Neal Comes Home to Brooklyn

Olympian Lia Neal Comes Home to Brooklyn Sat   4/20/2019     1-5 PM   Bushwick HS  400 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn NY Freestyle Bootcamp with Lia    1-3pm   $79/participant ( only for swimmers with 3+ years competitive experience) (click to register) Discussion with Lia’s parents Siu & Rome Neal about Raising an Olympian   1:30pm-2:30pm  FREE/participant (click to register) Free swim lessons for the community (parents & Children)    3-5pm    25 students limit per 30min session (click to register) Learn Freestyle techniques and achieve your dreams Lia Neal, who is the daughter of a [...]

Swim Strong January February 2019 class schedule

Registration for January/ February Classes is Open

The 2019 Swim Strong schedule is here and you can register now! It’s not too late to register and don’t forget you may qualify for a scholorship as well. Click on the class title to see all available sessions. We offer the following classes: Get Ready Get Wet: Build comfort and confidence in preparation for actual swim instruction. (30 Minutes) The class introduces new swimmers to the water. Children as young as 3 years old can participate if an adult family [...]


Buy A Swim Strong Raffle to Win $1500

Yes, Virginia, it’s true…..Santa DOES love to swim.  And he loves this year’s raffle prize. $1500.00 Drawing made December 20th.   Proceeds to benefit the scholarship fund. Only 500 available!! Holiday Raffle 2018 Swim Strong Foundation is a 501c3 in New York City that provides affordable swim lessons and water safety education to families.   Our programs teach basic swim lessons through stroke enhancement classes for competitive swimmers of all ages. Swim Strong has taught more than 8700 people to respect the water and develop strong swimming [...]

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An Amazing Deal From Our Friends at Modell’s

Right now Swim Strong friends can get 15% off at Modell’s! Just print this coupon and bring it in. This 15% off coupon covers your total purchase of regular and sale items as well. There are a few exclusions listed but we’re sure you’ll find something great! The coupon is good till January 3rd, 2019 and models will be sure to have plenty of great items in stock. Thank you Modell’s for being a great partner, sponsor, and contributor to our [...]

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Swim Strong Celebrates #GivingTuesday 2018

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back. Swim Strong has always believed in the power of people helping each other. Through this campaign, we are [...]


Registration for Nov/Dec session is now open!

Registration for Nov/Dec session is now open!     Get Ready Get Wet:   Build comfort and confidence in preparation for actual swim instruction. (30 Minutes) The class introduces new swimmers to the water. Children as young as 3 years old can participate if an adult family member joins them in the water. Learn to Swim: Learn proper breathing and streamlining techniques, freestyle and backstroke.  (1 Hour) Learn to swim advanced class teaches freestyle and backstroke. Stroke Enhancement Program: Learn skills in preparation for joining a competitive [...]


Stop the proposed elimination of Swim Strong competitive programming in Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center

Hello Friends of Swim Strong Foundation The Department of Parks and Recreation wants to eliminate our competitive program at Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center. We need your help!  This is a petition asking you to sign in favor of Swim Strong retaining our competitive training there.   Everybody’s support is critical! Please sign through this link and share on your social media to let more people know what we are doing and ask for their help as well. Thank you.  


Swim Strong’s Guest Coach Compilation Video

If you love swimming, you must wonder where you can get the best training.   Where can you benefit from experienced, competitive coaching staff?  Where might you even meet elite, Olympic athletes?  Swim Strong Foundation is that place.  Check the video to see our guest coaches during the year.  Join us for our next class!


Swim Strong Foundation celebrates Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play 2018

Swim Strong Foundation celebrates Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play 2018 Swim Strong partners with Nickelodeon for Worldwide Day of Play on Sept 29th. Nickelodeon’s Day of Play encourages families to turn off the TV and engage in play activities. Swim Strong incorporates purposeful fun water based activities within our swim instruction to build the skills necessary to learn to swim.  Here’s a sampling: Get Ready/Get Wet: blowing bubbles; water submersion and mimicking sea creatures Learn to Swim: Butt bounces, hand stands ring toss/retrieve; kangaroo hops; hand [...]



Volunteers wanted to teach Learn to Swim and competitive stroke technique Make a difference in the lives of others this Fall with Swim Strong! LOCATION PROGRAM DAY DATES TIME Bushwick High School400 Irving, Brooklyn, NY 11237 No Class on 9/3, 9/10 & 10/8  Get Ready Get Wet Mon. 9/17-10/29 5:00-5:30pm 5:30-6:00pm View Learn to Swim Mon. 9/17-10/29 6:00-7:00pm View Competitive & Stroke Enhancement Mon. 9/17-10/29 6:00-8:00pm View Jamaica High School168-01 Gothic Drive, Jamaica, NY 11432 No Class on 9/19 Get Ready Get Wet Wed. 9/5-10/31 7:00-7:30pm 7:30-8:00pm View Learn to Swim Wed. 9/5-10/31 7:00-8:00pm 8:00-9:00pm View   Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center 131-04 Meridian Lane, Flushing, NY 11368   Competitive & Stroke Enhancement Tue. 10/2-10/30 7:30-9:30pm View Competitive & Stroke Enhancement Sat. 10/6-10/27 9:00-11:00am View Competitive & Stroke Enhancement Tue.&Sat. 10/2-10/30 7:30-9:30pm 9:00-11:00am View Manhattan Boys Club287 E 10th Street, New York, NY 10009 No Class on 9/2, 9/16 & 10/7  Get [...]