Parks, Recreation & Museums

Posted on: October 8, 2014

Registration Dates for Winter Session Swim Lessons and Exercise Classes at the Aquatic Center

Important Dates for the Winter 2014 Session:

Monday, November 10th: 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 16th: Lottery applications due by 5:00 p.m.

Monday, November 17th: 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 18th: 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 23rd: Payments for class spots are due by 5:00 p.m. Unpaid spots will be released to waitlist enrollees.

Monday, November 24th: 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.

Saturday, November 29th: Last chance open registration begins at 8:00 a.m. for any remaining spots. The availability of remaining classes will be made public the day before at 12:00 p.m.

Monday, December 1st: First day of classes for the Winter session.

Swim Lessons:
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 at: for more information.

For a detailed listing of class offerings, please contact Swim Lesson Coordinator Trish Wygand Higgins at: (516) 572-0509 or via email at:, 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.

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