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Don’t missed out this GREAT opportunity for Core Workout again! Register Now!!

Thanks to Coach Dale Mohammed for giving us a fantastic Core training! If you missed Coach Dale last month, you really missed out not only on a great workout, but a much better understanding as to why our core muscles are sooooooo important to swimmers. Here’s a glimpse of what you missed:   Coach Dale will join us again on Tuesday 8/14…..be sure to take advantage of this great opportunity! Again….if you are taking your normal class that day, there is no fee.  If you are [...]

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Core Workout Mini Bootcamp

Core Skills Drills! Tuesday, July 24, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 pm Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center   Aquatic sports are distinct from other sports in that the athlete functions in an environment devoid of gravity.  A swimmer must rely on the athlete’s ability to generate propulsive forces using their arms and legs while attempting to minimize drag resistance in order to propel themselves as efficiently through the water as possible.   For this reason core muscle conditioning is important to improving swimming performance.  Core strength allows a [...]

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July-August 2018 Swim Class registration is open Now!

Get Ready Get Wet: Build comfort and confidence in preparation for actual swim instruction. 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. (30 Minutes) Learn to Swim: Learn proper breathing and streamlining techniques, freestyle and backstroke. Learn to swim advanced class teaches freestyle and backstroke. (1 Hour) Stroke Enhancement Program: Learn skills in preparation for joining a competitive team. For swimmers who have good freestyle [...]

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Swim Strong successfully held the Water Safety Awareness Event in May 2018

Swim Strong has been hosting a celebrating Water Safety Awareness event for 6 years. This year we were excited to reach more than 200 families who learned many new skills and have more understanding about the benefits and dangers of water from inside their very own homes to the great outdoors. We invited 2X Olympian Marko Blazevski and Patterson College Swim Coach Vera Blazevska to give free swimming lessons and share their experiences to inspire kids to love swimming and [...]

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Bootcamp with Olympians – Butterfly

Bootcamp with Olympians Butterfly Saturday, 6/2/2018    9:00-11:00am Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center Featuring: Kim Vandenberg Fee: $79.99 per participant   American Olympic bronze medalist Kim Vandenberg specializes in the butterfly and freestyle. She is a gold medalist from the 2011 Pan American games in both the 200 butterfly and the 4×200 freestyle relay, she is also a silver medalist from the 2007 world championships in the 200 fly and a three time national champion in the 200 fly. Vandenberg is an ambassador for Up2Us Sports, a national non-profit [...]

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IM Bootcamp with Olympians

Individual Medley Bootcamp with Olympians Saturday    5/12/2018      9:00-11:00 AM Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center 131-04 Meridian Lane, Flushing NY 11368  (for swimmers ages 8-16 with 2+ years of competition) Featuring: Marko Blazevski and Vera Blazevska Starts/Turns/Pullouts; Set up for each stroke; and Race strategy. Fee: $79.99 per participant   Our Guest Coaches are Marko Blazevski who has represented Macedonia at both the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2012 London Summer Olympics, he presented with the honor of being Macedonia flag bearer during the Opening [...]

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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: https://www.swimstrongfoundation.org/shop/classes/learn-to-swim/    

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Butterfly Bootcamp with Olympians 3/24/2018

Saturday   3/24/2018     9:00-11:00 AM Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center 131-04 Meridian Lane, Flushing NY 11368 Featuring: Kim Vandenberg Fee: $75 per participant Learn butterfly techniques to improve your speed and stamina Olympic bronze medalist Kim Vandenberg specialized in the butterfly and freestyle. She is a gold medalist from the 2011 Pan American games in both the 200 butterfly and the 4×200 freestyle relay, she is also a silver medalist from the 2007 world championships in the 200 fly and a three time national champion in the [...]

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March/April 2018 Swim Class registration is open Now!

Get Ready Get Wet:  Build comfort and confidence in preparation for actual swim instruction. 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. (30 Minutes) Learn to Swim: Learn proper breathing and streamlining techniques, freestyle and backstroke. Learn to swim advanced class teaches freestyle and backstroke. (1 Hour) Stroke Enhancement Program: Learn skills in preparation for joining a competitive team. For swimmers who have good freestyle [...]

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