Aquatics

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

Summer is here! It's exciting to start spending more time outside at the beaches or by the pool. For those who will be around the city during June and July, here are a few highlights of what will be going on at our pool:

1) The Sacred Heart Swim School kicks off its summer season June 5 with two 4-week sessions of instruction from 3:00-5:00 Mondays through Thursdays, and 11:00am-3:00pm on Saturdays. For group classes, click here, or if your summer schedule is more strict, click here for private lesson packages. New this summer is elite level instruction, where adolescents who training on a club team can get more individual work with high-caliber coaches.

2) For adults looking to get in the water this summer, the Masters Swim Club is offering a session from May 30-July 30. The Club holds seven weekly practice times for adults to enjoy the pool, four of which are staffed by coaches who provide technical feedback, training advice, and conditioning sets. While adults of all skill levels participate, this may be an especially ideal program for triathletes competing this season! Click here to sign up. Also, our Aqua Boot-Camp classes are growing on Sundays from 3:00-4:00pm. Click here to reserve your spot in the class.

3) Finally, Sacred Heart's own summer programs will be making a big splash the next couple months too. Swim & Steam and Creative Arts & Athletics have swim lessons as part of their curriculum, and there are still spots available! Click here to join the fun.

Have a great summer!


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 spring session kicks off April 1 and 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 spring session runs April 3-May 24. 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 spring session runs May 30- July 30 and holds practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-7:30am, Wednesdays 12:00-1:00pm, Fridays 8:00-9:00pm, Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm, and Sundays 34:00-5:00pm. Coaches are available on Wednesdays, 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 to view the flyer click here.

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
wperry@cshnyc.org

Important Information

The pool will be closed the following dates:

  • November 24-28, 2016
  • December 24th, 2016- January 2, 2017
  • January 16, 2016
  • February 18-21, 2017
  • March 27-April 2, 2017
  • May 27-29, 2017

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