Aquatics

NEW – 2014 Summer Brochure

Indoor Pool Hours
Monday to Friday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pool Membership Information and Fees – Click here

Private Swim Lessons: $25 (per half-hour)
Semi-Private Swim Lessons: $20 per person (per half-hour)
Appointments for lessons must be made through the Aquatic Center Reception Desk. All lessons must be paid in full, in advance. No refunds!
Private/Semi-private lessons offer one-on-one instruction for adults or children. This program is for anyone to learn basic aquatic safety skills or learn to swim or acquire new swimming skills. We also offer a semi-private option for two children of similar skill level.

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Water Tots
Ages: 1 to 3 $80 Member/$100 Non-Member
This class is designed for parents and children to be in the pool
together. Children are taught to become more comfortable in the
water. Fun and games in the pool help the child gain confidence to
swim alone. Instructor: Allison Nemes (Max: 15 Min: 10)
Monday – Friday; 2:30 – 3:00 PM; Place: Small Pool

Session I:              Session II:              Session III:         Session IV:
(Code 411101-01) (Code 411101-02) (Code 411101-03) (Code 411101-04)
June 23 – July 4      July 7 – 18             July 21 – Aug.            1 Aug. 4 – 15
(Class will be held on 7/4)

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(4-Year-Old) Beginner Swim
$80 Member/$100 Non-Member
This class targets the Level 1 Beginner. General safety rules will be
learned as well as the front & back floats, doggie paddle and getting
the face wet. Child should be comfortable in water, for example likes
to play in water, enjoys bath time, etc. Instructor: Allison Nemes
Monday – Friday; (Max: 8 Min: 3); Place: Small Pool
12:00 – 12:30       or        1:55 – 2:25
Session I:
June 23 – July 4  (Code 411100-01)            (Code 411100-03)
(Classes will be held on 7/4)
Session II:
July 7 – 18        (Code 411100-02)                (Code 411100-04)
Session III:
July 21 – Aug. 1 (Code 411102-01)               (Code 411102-03)
Session IV:
Aug. 4 – 15      (Code 411102-02)                   (Code 411102-04)

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Beginner Level 1
$80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 5 & up
(According to Ability) This class is designed to help the beginner who
won’t get their face wet and is unable to perform a front and back
float for 3 seconds. The beginning elements of swimming will be
taught, including: water adjustment, breathing, entry and exit, floats,
kicking, doggie paddle and personal safety. Must be 5 at start of
session. Instructor: Allison Nemes
Monday – Friday; Place: Small Pool; (Max: 15 Min: 10)
11:15 – 11:45       or         1:20 – 1:50
Session I:
June 23 – July 4 (Code 411103-01)          (Code 411103-05)
(Classes will be held 7/4)
Session II:
July 7 – 18           (Code 411103-02)           (Code 411103-06)
Session III:
July 21 – Aug. 1   (Code 411103-03)          (Code 411103-07)
Session IV:
Aug. 4 – 15           (Code 411103-04)          (Code 411103-08)

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Beginner Level 2
$80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 5 & up
(According to Ability) This class is designed to teach the beginner
swimmer who is water-oriented and has mastered the beginning
elements of swimming, including: water adjustment, breathing, entry
and exit, floats, kicking, stroke readiness and personal safety. The
front crawl & elementary backstroke will also be introduced in this
course. Pre-requisite: Must be able to perform the prone float, back
float and doggie paddle. Must be 5 at the start of session.
Instructor: Allison Nemes
Monday – Friday; Place: Small Pool; (Max:15 Min:10)
10:40 – 11:10       or            12:35 – 1:05
Session I:
June 23 – July 4 (Code 411104-01)             (Code 411104-05)
(Classes will be held 7/4)
Session II:
July 7 – 18 (Code 411104-02)                       (Code 411104-06)
Session III:
July 21 – Aug. 1 (Code 411104-03)               (Code 411104-07)
Session IV:
Aug. 4 – Aug. 15 (Code 411104-04)             (Code 411104-08)

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Intermediate
$80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 5 & up
(According to ability) Basic survival swimming is taught while students
improve their basic beginner skills and build stamina and coordination.
Students will improve their front crawl and elementary backstroke and
will be introduced to back crawl, breast stroke and side stroke.
Pre-requisite: Students should be able to jump into deep end of the
pool and perform the front crawl one length and the backstroke one
length of the small pool. Must be 5 at start of session.
Instructor: Allison Nemes (Max: 15 Min: 10)
Monday – Friday; 9:50 – 10:35 AM; Place: Small Pool;

Session I:                   Session II:        Session III:          Session IV:
June 23 – July 4       July 7 – 18              July 21 – Aug. 1       Aug. 4 – 15
(Code 411105-01) (Code 411105-02) (Code 411105-03) (Code 411105-04)

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Advanced
Ages: 5 & Up $80 Member/$100 Non-Member
(According to ability) Required skills include: front and back crawl,
breaststroke and sidestroke. All participants will be swimming laps for
strength and endurance. Must be 5 at start of session. (Max: 15 Min:
10) Instructor: Allison Nemes
Monday – Friday; 9:00 – 9:45 AM; Place: Large Outdoor Pool

Session I:                  Session II:             Session III:           Session IV:
(Code 411106-01) (Code 411106-02) (Code 411106-03) (Code 411106-04)
June 23 – July 4         July 7 – 18        July 21 – Aug. 1           Aug. 4 – 15
(Classes will be held 7/4)

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Youth Swim Team
$120 Member/$140 Non-Member
Ages: 5 & up
All levels are encouraged to participate. Each practice will consist of
endurance & speed training, stroke development and racing
techniques. Participants must be able to swim at least 25 yards of
backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle without assistance. Some away
meets take place in the bay! Coaches: Emily Cherry, Head Swim
Coach Barnegat H.S. & Meghan Loughman
Practices: Monday – Friday; Place: Indoor Pool (½ Pool)

June 23 – August 15; Meets: TBA (Max: 80 Min: 20)

Ages 10 & under 3:15 – 4:00 PM (Code 411109-01)
Ages 11 – 16 4:15 – 5:00 PM (Code 411109-02)

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BONUS Swim Team Clinic
$30 Member/$50 Non-Member
This clinic is for the advanced swim team members who want to push
themselves with more yardage and technique work. This is an
extension of swim practice. Swimmers will work on improving
technique and skill in addition to completing a more vigorous
workout. This is only available for the older age group. There will be
NO clinics on days when swim meets are scheduled. (Max: 30 Min: 10)
Instructor: Emily Cherry; Ages 11 and up.
Monday – Friday; 5:00 – 5:30 PM Place: Indoor Pool
Session I: June 23 – August 11; (Code 411107-01)

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Competitive Swim Program
$80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 8 & up
The first week of each session will be an evaluation of swimming
ability. After the evaluation, each swimmer will practice during the
designated time for their skill level. Participants should have passed
level 4 minimum. This class is not a swimming lesson. It is a
developmental program for the competitive swimmer. Emphasis will
be on stroke technique, starts and turns.
Instructor: TBD (Max: 20 Min: 6)
Tuesday & Thursday 7:15 – 8:00 PM Place: Indoor Pool

Session I: July 1 – August 14 (No Class 8/5 & 8/7) (Code 426104-01)

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Aquatic Aerobics
The Aquatic Aerobics classes take place in chest-deep water. Class
format includes a warm-up, aerobic segment, cool down, endurance
and stretch segment. In a group atmosphere, participants will
experience increased cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility and a lot
of fun. Smaller 2nd class has been added! (Max: 25 Min: 8)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday; 8:00 – 8:45 AM; Place: Indoor Pool
Instructor: Katie Sova

Session I:                   Session II:              Session III:             Session IV:
(Code 425102-01) (Code 425102-02) (Code 425102-03)       (Code 425102-04)
June 23 – July 2       July 7- July 18        July 21 – Aug. 1               Aug. 4 – 15
$30 Member              $35 Member              $35 Member             $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member
(No class on 7/4)

Tuesday & Thursday; 8:00 – 8:45 AM; Place: Indoor Pool
Instructor: Jeanette Giordano $20 Member/ $40 Non-Member

Session I:                 Session II:             Session III:         Session IV:
(Code 425103-01) (Code 425103-02) (Code 425103-03) (Code 425103-04)
June 24 – July 3      July 8- July 17       July 22 – July 31            Aug. 5 – 14
There is a $13 Drop-In Fee for the above classes (space permitting)

Bonus Aquatic Aerobics!
$5 per day from Aug. 18 – 29 ONLY!
During the weeks of August 18 to August 29 you can take part any
Monday, Wednesday or Friday and exercise from 8:00 to 8:45 AM.
These two weeks are in the Outdoor Pool.
All classes are PAY AS YOU GO!

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Deep Water Aerobics
$40 Member/$60 Non-Member
This class takes place in deep water to increase stamina while
eliminating stress on all joints. It is a cardiovascular workout
designed to strengthen muscles and increase range of motion.
Swimmers and non-swimmers are welcome. Instructor: Katie Sova;
(Max: 15 Min: 4)
Mon., Wed. & Fri.; 9:00 – 9:45 AM; Place: Indoor Pool

Session I:                   Session II:           Session III:            Session IV:
(Code 425101-01) (Code 425101-02) (Code 425101-03) (Code 425101-04)
June 23 – July 2       July 7- July 18       July 21 – Aug. 1           Aug. 4 – 15
$30 Member           $35 Member          $35 Member             $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member
(No class on 7/4)

Tuesday & Thursday; 9:00 – 9:45 AM; Place: Indoor Pool
Instructor: Jeanette Giordano $20 Member/$40 Non-Member

Session I:                     Session II:              Session III:          Session IV:
(Code 425100-01) (Code 425100-02) (Code 425100-03) (Code 425100-04)
June 24 – July 3        July 8- July 17          July 22 – July 31       Aug. 5 – 14

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Waterworks
$30 Member/$50 Non-Member
This class takes place in waist/chest-deep water. Class format
includes a warm-up, aerobic segment, cool down, endurance, and
stretch segment. Work at your own intensity level. Some classes
include rhythmic movements performed to music. Experience
increased muscle tone, fat metabolism, cardiovascular conditioning,
flexibility and fun! Instructor: Cathie Minehart
Monday – Friday; 3:30 – 4:30 PM; (Max: 15 Min: 8)
Place: Outdoor Small Pool (the small pool is not handicap
accessible. Students must be able to walk from the parking lot,
through the Aquatic Center to the outdoor pool.)

Session I:                           Session II:               Session III:          Session IV:
(Code 425106-01)      (Code 425106-02)     (Code 425106-03) (Code 425106-04)
June 23 – 27                 June 30 – July 4          July 7 – 11                July 14 – 18
(Class will be held 7/4)

Session V:                       Session VI:          Session VII:         Session VIII:
(Code 426103-01) (Code 425106-06) (Code 425106-07) (Code 425106-08)
July 21 – 25                July 28 – Aug. 1         Aug. 4 – 8               Aug. 11 – 15

Session IX:                   Session X:
(Code 425106-09)    (Code 425106-10)
Aug. 18 – 22                     Aug. 25 – 29

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Aquatic Arthritis Exercise
Help manage your arthritis, have fun and exercise at the same time.
Try our aquatic arthritis water exercise program! Trained instructors
guide participants through a series of specially designed low-impact
exercises. Exercises are performed in water and designed to decrease
pain and stiffness and increase range of motion, strength and
endurance without putting stress on the joints. Physician’s consent
form is not required. Instructor: Katie Sova (Max: 20 Min: 4)
Mon., Wed., & Fri.; 10:00- 10:45 AM; Place: Indoor Pool

Session I:                    Session II:              Session III:         Session IV:
(Code 426105-01) (Code 426105-02) (Code 426101-01) (Code 426101-02)
June 23 – July 2      July 7 – July 18        July 21 – Aug. 1        Aug. 4 – 15
$30 Member         $35 Member           $35 Member            $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member

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CPR/AED Training for the Professional Rescuer/Lifeguard
$75 Member/$95 Non-Member
Ages 15 & up
This course will teach the skills needed to appropriately respond to
breathing and cardiac emergencies including the use of an Automated
External Defibrillator for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Upon
successful completion of required skills and a written test, the
participant will receive certification for one year. (Max: 8; Min: 3)
Instructors: Emily Cherry and Allison Nemes
You must be at least 16 years old to be AED certified in the state of NJ,
anyone under 16 will receive CPR Pro certification.
Session I: During Lifeguard Certification Training;
Date and Time: TBD (Code 424101-01)

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CPR Challenge (By appointment only)
$25 per challenge (Code: 424101-03)
First Aid Challenge (By appointment only)
$25 per challenge (Code: 424101-02)
Instructor: Emily Cherry. To schedule an appointment, please call
609-494-8861 ext. 105. You must have a current card to be eligible for either
challenge.
* The American Red Cross also offers challenge classes.

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Lifeguard Training
$260 Member /$280 Non-Member
Ages: 15 & up No Refunds
Do you want to be a lifeguard? Are you getting ready for a
great summer job? This course is certified by the American Red
Cross. You must have a strong swimming ability. Upon
successful completion, participants will receive an American
Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR for the
Pro, AED & Preventing Disease Transmission. (Max:12 Min: 5)
Five Day Class; Place: Indoor Pool & Multi-Purpose Room

SESSION I                               TIME
(Code 426106-05)
Wed., June 25                       5:00 – 7:00
Thurs., June 26                    5:00 – 9:00
Fri., June 27                          5:00 – 9:00
Sat., June 28                         9:00 – 5:00
Sun., June 29                        9:00 – 5:00
Attendance at the listed dates and times is required.
There will be no opportunities to make-up missed classes.

All participants must complete the following prerequisites:
1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the
following order:
A.) 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing
and a stabilizing, propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing
can be performed either by breathing to the side or to the
front.
B.) 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick and
glide sequence.
C.) 100 yards of either the front crawl or breaststroke. The
100 yards may be a combination of front crawl and
breaststroke.
2. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or
breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object,
return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point
with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps
within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

If you have concerns about your ability to complete the
pre-requisites, please schedule a swimming skill evaluation by
calling the pool reception desk at ext. 187.
(There is a $15 guest fee for all evaluations.)

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Introduction to Surfing
$70 Member/$90 Non-Member
Ages: 6 & up
Two-day clinic! Come get your feet wet. This two day clinic will
include what you need to know to enter into the fun and exciting
world of surfing. Class will include selecting the right gear, proper
paddling and standing techniques, understanding of currents as well
as safety do’s and don’ts. Soft surfboards will be used so everyone can
get the real feel of surfing in the safety of the indoor pool. You may
also call the Aquatic Department at 609-494-8861 ext. 105 to arrange
for private lessons. Additional classes will be considered if classes fill up.
(Max: 12 Min: 4)
Instructor: Mike Lisiewski (Brighton Beach Surf Shop).
Wednesday; 6:00 – 7:30 PM; Place: Indoor Pool;
Session I: July 9 & 16 (Code 426108-01)

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Introduction to Stand Up Paddling
Ages: 10 and up
$60 member; $80 non-member
This class will be a safe, fun and easy introduction into the world of
Stand-Up Paddling. Learn and try the basics in the safety of the
St. Francis Pool. Class will include choosing the right equipment,
proper paddling techniques, stance and proper balance as well as
safety do’s and don’ts. This is your chance to get into the fastest
growing water sport around. The class will be taught by long time
water sports instructors from Brighton Beach Surf Shop.
Instructor: Mike Lisiewski
Wednesday; 6:00 – 7:30 PM; Place: Indoor Pool (Max: 12 Min: 4)
Session I: July 30 (Code: 426102-01)