Aquatics

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

Outdoor Pool Hours
June 22 – August 16
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
August 18 – August 29
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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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. Appointments for lessons must be made through the Aquatic Center Reception Desk. Call 609-494-8861 ext. 187.

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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; 2:35 – 3:05 PM; Place: Small Pool

Session I: (Code 411101-01) June 22 – July 3 (Class will be held on 7/3)
Session II: (Code 411101-02) July 6 – 17
Session III: (Code 411101-03) July 20 – 31
Session IV: (Code 411101-04) Aug. 3 – 14

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(4-Year-Old) Beginner Swim $80 Member/$100 Non-Member Ages 1-3
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
    
Session I:                     11:50 – 12:20         or        2:00-2:30
June 22 – July 3           (Code 411100-01)              (Code 411100-03)
(Class will be held on 7/3)
Session II:
July 6 – 17                      (Code 411100-02)             (Code 411100-04)
Session III:
July 20 – 31                    (Code 411102-01)              (Code 411102-03)
Session IV:
Aug. 3 – 14                    (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 with the beginning elements of swimming including water adjustment, breathing, floating, kicking and personal safety. The swimmer will learn to doggie paddle and underwater swim. Must be 5 at start of session. Instructor: Allison Nemes

Monday – Friday; Place: Small Pool; (Max: 15 Min: 10)

Session I:                                     11:15 – 11:45      or          1:25 – 1:55
June 22 – July 3                      (Code 411103-01)                (Code 411103-05)
(Class will be held 7/3)
Session II:
July 6 – 17                                 (Code 411103-02)               (Code 411103-06)
Session III:
July 20 – 31                               (Code 411103-03)               (Code 411103-07)
Session IV:
Aug. 3 – 14                                 (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 who is
water-oriented and has mastered the beginning elements of swimming.
The front crawl and 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)

Session I:                            10:40 – 11:10     or         12:50 – 1:20
June 22 – July 3              (Code 411104-01)            (Code 411104-05)
(Class will be held 7/3)
Session II:
July 6 – 17                         (Code 411104-02)            (Code 411104-06)
Session III:
July 20 – 31                      (Code 411104-03)             (Code 411104-07)
Session IV:
Aug. 3 – 14                        (Code 411104-04)             (Code 411104-08)

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Intermediate $80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 6 & up
(According to ability) Basic survival swimming is taught while improving
beginner skills to build stamina and coordination. Improve front crawl
and introduce backstroke and elementary backstroke and breaststroke.
Pre-requisite: Students should be able to jump in the deep end and
perform the front crawl and backstroke 25 yards. 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 22 – July 3          July 6 – 17                      July 20 – 31                 Aug. 3 – 14
(Code 411105-01)       (Code 411105-02)      (Code 411105-03)    (Code 411105-04)
(Class will be held 7/3)

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Advanced Ages: 8 & Up $80 Member/$100 Non-Member
(According to ability) Required skills include front and back crawl,
elementary backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke. All participants
will be swimming laps for strength and endurance. Must be 5 at start
of session. Instructor: Allison Nemes ( Max: 15 Min: 10)
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 22 – July 3          July 6 – 17                  July 20 – 31             Aug. 3 – 14
(Class will be held 7/3)

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Youth Swim Team $120 Member/$140 Non-Member
Ages: 5 & up
Each practice will take place every day in the indoor pool. Each
practice session will consist of endurance & speed training, stroke
development and racing techniques. All levels are encouraged to
participate. Participants must be able to swim at least 25 yards of
backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle without assistance. Please take
note: Some away meets take place in the bay! (Max: 80 Min: 20)
Coach: Emily Cherry, Head Swim Coach Barnegat H.S
Practices: Monday – Friday; Place: Indoor Pool (½ Pool)
June 22 – August 13 (no class 7/3); Meets: TBA
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
Ages 11 and up
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
Monday – Friday; 5:00 – 5:30 PM Place: Indoor Pool
Session I: June 22 – August 13; (Code 411107-01)
(No class: 7/3, 8/5, 8/6 & 8/7)

ATTENTION: Swim Team Parents
Parents’ Assoc. for Youth Sports Parent Orientation
Thursday, June 25
3:00 PM – Parents of children 10 & under
5:00 PM – Parents of children 11-16
One parent Must Attend in order for your child to participate.
Parents, please make every effort to attend this meeting.
The Swim team needs ALL parents to volunteer at least one
meet as a timer, scorekeeper or ribbon distributor.

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Deep Water Aerobics
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. (Max: 15 Min: 4)
Instructor: Katie Sova

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 22 – July 1      July 6 – 17               July 20 – 31              Aug. 3 – 14
$30 Member           $35 Member         $35 Member             $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member
(No Class 7/3)

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 23 – July 2           July 7- 16               July 21 – 30              Aug. 4 – 13

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Splash Dance $30 Member/$50 Non-Member
Aqua-size with Cathie Minehart!!
Cathie has been teaching water exercise for more than 40 years.
Dance to music in waist deep water in the outdoor pool as the perfect
way to get a cardio-aerobic workout while protecting the joints and
acquiring agility and muscle tone. Her class enjoys low-impact
routines allowing participants to work at their own pace. Come ready
to jump in for fitness and fun! (Max: 15 Min: 8)
Instructor: Cathie Minehart
Monday through Friday; 3:30 – 4:30 PM; Place; Outdoor Small Pool

Session I:                    Session II:               Session III:
(Code 426103-01) (Code 425106-03) (Code 425106-04)
June 29 – July 3        July 6 – 10                  July 13 – 17
(Class will be held 7/3)

Session IV:                   Session V:               Session VI:
(Code 425106-05) (Code 425106-06) (Code 425106-07)
July 20 – 24                 July 27 – 31                Aug. 3 –7

Session VII:                  Session VIII:             Session IX:
(Code 425106-08) (Code 425106-09) (Code 425106-10)
Aug. 10 – 14                  Aug. 17 – 21                Aug. 24 – 28

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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 22 – July 1          July 6 – 17              July 20 – 31              Aug. 3 – 14
$30 Member         $35 Member             $35 Member            $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member   $55 Non-Member   $55 Non-Member
(No class on 7/3)

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 23 – July 2         July 7 – 16             July 21 – 30                Aug. 4 – 13

There is a $12 Drop-In Fee for the above classes (space permitting)

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Bonus Aquatic Aerobics! $5 per day from Aug. 17 – 28
During the weeks of August 17 to August 28 you can take part
any Monday through 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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Arthritis Water 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 22 – July 1         July 6 – 17             July 20 – 31                Aug. 3 – 14
$30 Member         $35 Member         $35 Member              $35 Member
$50 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member $55 Non-Member
(No Class 7/3)

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Competitive Swim Program $80 Member/$100 Non-Member
Ages: 8 & up
This class is not a swimming lesson. This class is a developmental
program that emphasizes stroke technique, starts and turns. All
participants will be swimming laps for strength and endurance.
Pre-requisite: Students should be able to perform headfirst entries,
flutter and dolphin kicks, and 15 yards of all strokes.
Instructor: TBD (Max: 20 Min: 6)
Tuesday & Thursday 7:15 – 8:00 PM Place: Indoor Pool
Session I: June 30 – August 13 (No Classes 8/4 & 8/6)
(Code 426104-01)

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CPR/AED Training $75 Member/$95 Non-Member
for the Professional Rescuer/Lifeguard 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
Session I: During Lifeguard Certification Training (June 10 – 14)
Time: TBD (Code 424101-01)

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Lifeguard Challenge (By appointment only)
Any person taking Lifeguard Challenge MUST take CPR
challenge also. $35 per challenge (Code: 406202-01)

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
all challenges.
* 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
(Code 426106-05)
Wed., June 10 5:00 – 7:00
Thurs., June 11 4:00 – 8:00
Fri., June 12 4:00 – 8:00
Sat., June 13 9:00 – 5:00
Sun., June 14 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.

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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.
Instructor: Mike Lisiewski (Brighton Beach Surf Shop) (Max: 12 Min: 4)
Wednesday; 6:00 – 7:30 PM; Place: Indoor Pool
Session I: July 15 & July 22 (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 29 (Code: 426102-01)