East Meadow, NY - November 17, 2015 - Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has released the registration dates for the 2015 Winter Session Swim Lessons, and Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes at the Nassau County Aquatic Center at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
The children’s swim lesson lottery has been extended! Due to Thanksgiving falling in the middle of the lottery process this year, we will be accepting lottery applications through this Sunday, November 22nd, at 5:00 p.m. Lottery results will now be available Tuesday, November 24th, after 9:00 a.m. Any questions, please call the front desk: 516-572-0501.
Important Dates for the Winter 2015 Session:
Monday, November 9th: Schedule is released. Lottery applications begin to be accepted for youth swim lessons. All lottery registrations are final after they are entered. Please double check to confirm you are entering the correct level.
Sunday, November 15th: Lottery applications due by 5:00 p.m.
Monday, November 16th: Registration for adult swim lessons, aquatic fitness, land fitness and lifestyle classes begins at 8:00 a.m. There is no lottery for these classes – registration is first come, first serve.
Tuesday, November 17th: Lottery results will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. Payment for class spots will be accepted beginning today. Payment hours are between 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on weekends. IMPORTANT NOTE: Enrollee is responsible for finding out if child won a class spot from the lottery. We will not call you. Please call (516) 572-0501 for results.
Sunday, November 22nd: Payments for class spots are due by 5:00 p.m. Unpaid spots will be released to waitlist enrollees.
Monday, November 23rd: Waitlisted enrolled will start being called to fill in unpaid spots. NOTE: Please don’t call us; you will receive a call if a spot is available.
Sunday, November 29th: Last chance open registration begins at 10:00 a.m. for any remaining spots (doors open at 9:00 a.m.). The availability of remaining classes will be made public the day before at 3:00 p.m.
Monday, December 7th: First day of classes for the 10-week Winter session.
Swim lessons will be offered for all levels: Infant/toddler for ages 6 – 36 months (child must be accompanied in the water with an adult), Swim with Me for ages 3 – 4 (child must be accompanied in the water by an adult), Preschool Levels 1 – 3 for children ages 3 – 5 years, Levels 1 – 6 for children 6 and over, Adult Instruction for ages 18 and over, and Adapted Aquatic Classes for ages 5 – 8 (parent and child get in the water together). Classes are held Mondays through Sundays. Fees vary.
Aquatic fitness classes are held Monday through Friday, with specific concentrations assigned to each time slot. The class offerings include Adult Fit Swim, Aquajog, Aquaerobics, Teen/Adult Fit Swim (ages 13 & over), Joint Efforts, and Aqua Zumba. Fees vary based on length of each class.
Land Exercise Classes are held Monday through Sunday, with a varied schedule throughout the day and specific concentrations assigned to each time slot. The class offerings include Senior Power, Pilates, Spin-lates (Spinning and Pilates), Senior Wake-up and Dance, Cardio Kickboxing, Tai Chi, Healthy Back, Intense Body Transformation, Spinning, Yoga, Ultimate Core and Stretch, Total Body Express Circuit, Yin Yoga, Awesome Body Workout, Core and Stretch, Killer Kettleballs, Total Body Conditioning, Zumba, Big Dave’s Boot Camp, Cardio X-Training Circuit, Zumba Toning, Extreme Conditioning and Triathlon Training. All classes are 1 hour unless otherwise noted. Fees vary per class.
Personal Training is available for all facility members. Please contact David Graziosi for more information.
For a detailed listing of class offerings, please contact Swim Lesson Coordinator Trish Wygand Higgins at: (516) 572-0509 or email, or call the Aquatic Center main line at: (516) 572-0501.
Centrally located in Eisenhower Park on Merrick Avenue in East Meadow, the Nassau County Aquatic Center is one of the premier swimming facilities in the country. Built in 1998 for the Goodwill Games, it serves the general public as well as competitive swimmers. The Aquatic Center regularly hosts college and local high school competitive swimming and diving meets and has hosted scores of Olympians.