East Meadow, NY – 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 2016 Spring Session Children’s Swim Lessons at the Nassau County Aquatic Center at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
** NEW REGISTRATION PROCEDURES ** We will NOT be holding a lottery for swim lessons for the Spring session. Instead, we will have a 1-day first-come, first serve registration line for lessons.
CHILDREN’S SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION: Saturday, February 13, 2016: 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 6:00 am). • First come, first serve & must be done in-person. Places in line can-not be held for someone else. You will be issued a number when you arrive and will be called up to the desk. • Leisure pass required at time of registration; we cannot look up your Leisure Pass. Only a parent/guardian or grandparent may register the child; you may NOT register a friend. • Full payment due at time of registration (cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Amex.) No refunds or make-ups are allowed, so please make sure you are signing up your child for the correct level.
PRE-REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is recommended for new participants only. It does not guarantee you a spot in a class, however it will aid in making the day of registration go much quicker for you. It requires a Nassau County Leisure Pass, children’s names and dates of birth, only. It’s a quick process that you can do any time between now and the registration date. Must be done in person.
WATER TEST DAY: Sunday, February 7, 2016: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.We are holding a water test day to ensure your child enrolls in the correct swim level based on age and ability. It is free and open to anybody.
Age Restrictions: Infant/Toddler classes: Ages 6 mos-36 months. Each child must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Swim with Me: Ages 3-4 years. Each child must be accompanied in the water by an adult.Pre School Levels 1-3 classes: Ages 3-5 years Levels 1-6: Ages 6 & over Teen/Adult Instruction: Ages 13 & over. (Teen/Adult registration will be held 2/7/16).
For further information please call the Aquatic Center at: (516) 572-0501 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.
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, including Michael Phelps.