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

As spring arrives and the weather outside warms, it's time to dust off those swim suits and get ready for pool season! At Sacred Heart, we have numerous ways for everyone in the entire family to swim more. Here are just a few highlights of news and happenings on our pool deck this spring:

1) The Sacred Heart competitive swim teams wrapped up another successful season in February. The Varsity team won their 3rd consecutive AAIS League Championship, bringing home two individual titles. The 7th and 8th Grade team won the Middle School Invitational as well. It's a great time to be a Cardinal!

2) The Adult Masters Swim Club at Sacred Heart is halfway through its season and offering a prorated membership for those looking to join now through Memorial Day. There are seven swim sessions each week, and three of them are facilitated by coaches to provide instruction, workout suggestions, and technique feedback. More info is below, or click here to join.

3) The Sacred Heart Swim School resumes its classes and lessons April 1. We offer private instruction and group swims for children on Saturdays from 11:00am-3:00pm as well as Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm. Adults may take advantage of mid-day and weekend hours as well. Scroll down for more info, or click here to sign up.

4) Finally, don't like to swim laps but want to exercise in the water? Try out new Aqua-Boot Camp classes on Sundays from 3:00-4:00pm. Click here to join the fun!

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). Click here to register.

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 January 13-May 25 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

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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