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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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Swim Strong Foundation NEVER Uses Flotation Devices

Swim Strong Foundation is ahead of the curve. We NEVER teach swim skills with flotation devices of ANY kind! Referenced from Newsday No more Guppies and Polliwogs: YMCA revamps child swim courses Updated September 27, 2017 9:52 AM By Beth Whitehouse  beth.whitehouse@newsday.com Billy Russo of East Northport gets a lesson from YMCA instructor Jill Graham. (Credit: Steve Pfost) Parents may notice that the YMCA of the U.S.A. — which has taught generations of children to swim at facilities nationwide — has updated its swim program methodology this fall for [...]

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Register September – October Swimming Classes!!

Greetings all! Summer is over, but the water’s still fine!  Swim Strong has activities in AND out of the pool this month.  JOIN US New classes start this week:            Win tickets for the Broadway play, Anastasia:  https://www.swimstrongfoundation.org/celebration-nickelodeans-worldwide-day-play-sept-30th-not-attend-play/ Be part of the team to BREAK A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD!  https://www.swimstrongfoundation.org/event/treading-water Participate in our SURF CLINIC: https://www.swimstrongfoundation.org/shop/classes/surfing-clinic/   See you in the pool! Coach Shawn

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Thanks Alexis for Supporting Swim Strong! Donate Now!

Posted on  https://www.alexisswims.foundation/ Join me for my swim around Manhattan And stop the drowning My name is Alexis Puhan. My passion for swimming started on a hot July day in 1992. I crossed lake Zurich, a less than a mile swim. It felt really long! This experience must have switched on the “long distance swim button” inside me. Ever since, swimming got more regular and distances longer. The ultimate dream has always been to swim around Manhattan. I am super excited to finally do [...]

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Swim Strong Foundation provides free swimming lesson @ NEWS 12

Our Water Safety Awareness Week began at Bushwick High School on Monday ! There were more than 40 children and adults learning about water safety through our Know Before You Go presentation; CPR training by the FDNY and jumping into the water to enjoy their FREE swim lesson! Swim Strong is taking the lead to raise awareness about water safety education to ensure that every child and every adult in the New Metro area has the tools they need to exercise good [...]

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