Cardinal Currents...News and Updates from the Pool Deck

Welcome back! We hope you had a refreshing summer around the water. While the temps outside may be dropping, the programs at the Sacred Heart are just heating up for the 2017-2018 academic year. Below are a few highlights to note in the coming weeks:

1) The Sacred Heart Swim School kicks off its fall season September 9 with an 8-week session of instruction from 3:00-5:00 on Mondays and 11:00am-3:00pm on Saturdays. For group classes, click here, or if your schedule is more strict, click here for private lesson packages.

2) The Cardinal Swim Club is open for registration. The club runs September 11 - November 3 and holds practices 3:30-5:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Full or partial memberships are available for purchase here

3) For adults looking to stay fit this fall, the Masters Swim Club is offering a session from September 11 - December 10. The Club holds seven weekly swim times for adults to enjoy the pool, four of which are staffed by coaches who provide technical feedback, training advice, and conditioning sets. Click here to register. Also, our Aqua Boot-Camp classes are growing on Sundays from 3:00-4:00pm. Click here to purchase your classes.

For further details and other program information, scroll down. See you in the pool soon!


Youth Programs

Programs for youth. All aquatics activities are held at 406 E 91st Street in Manhattan.

Sacred Heart Swim School

This learn to swim program offers private and semi-private lessons as well as classes to swimmers of all ages and abilities. The fall 2017 season kicks off September 9and holds sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Click here to view available times and register!

Cardinal Swim Club

The Cardinal Swim Club is an 8-week after school aquatics program for Middle and Upper School girls in grades 5-12. The fall session focuses largely on developing swimmers' competitive swimming skills for the upcoming school seasons, while the spring practices also include water polo and aerobic training. Practices are held Mondays through Wednesdays as well as Fridays. The fall 2017 session runs September 11 - November 3. Click here to register for the full membership or Fridays only. View the flyer here.

Family Programs

Programs for adults and their families. All aquatics activities are held at 406 E 91st Street in Manhattan.

Family Swim

Family Swim is a membership afforded to families affiliated with Sacred Heart. Eligible members include parents and children, faculty, staff, and alumnae. Adults may swim laps for exercise or simply bring their families poolside for some quiet time poolside through games and relaxing moments together. Family Swim operates year-round on Saturdays from 1:00-3:00pm and Sundays from 3:00-5:00pm (subject to the facility being open).


Masters Swim Club

The Masters Swim Club at Sacred Heart is an adult-only aquatics program open to any swimmers over the age of 22. The fall session runs September 11 - December 10 and holds practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-7:30am, Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm, Fridays 8:00-9:00pm, Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm, and Sundays 4:00-5:00pm. Coaches are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays to provide workouts, offer technical feedback, and discuss exercise plans. Participants from all skill levels include former competitive swimmers, triathletes, aqua-joggers, and recreational athletes. Click here to register or here to view the flyer. 

Adult Swim Lessons

The Convent of the Sacred Heart teaches adults to swim too! Instructors work with clients on everything from basic swim technique to advanced racing skills. Triathletes welcome too. Sessions are one hour and may be purchased in packages of three or six by clicking here.

Water Aerobics

Come enjoy working out in the pool without swimming laps! An experienced instructor will lead clients in one-hour classes through full-body, low-impact exercises. Classes begin March 5 and be held Sundays 3:00-4:00pm. Click here to sign up.



Contact Information

Coach Warren Perry
Aquatics Director
(212)722-4745 x719

Peggy Roza
Aquatics Coordinator
(212)722-4745 x618

Important Information

The pool will be closed the following dates: 
  • Nov 23-27, 2017
  • Dec 23-Jan 1, 2017
  • Jan 15, 2018
  • Feb 17-20, 2018
  • March 24-April 2, 2018
  • May 26-28, 2018
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