Swim Programs

Swim Lessons 

Swim lessons will be offered for several skill levels to both Willowbrook members and nonmembers, as detailed below.    Classes will be limited in size, based on a first-come, first-served basis.   Nonmembers are subject to nonmember rates. Nonmembers who take a swim lesson may not stay at Willowbrook after their lesson is finished.  No make-ups for missed classes.  Registration is required.  Class fees listed are for all classes in that session.

Click here for the signup registration form:  Swim Lesson Signup 2017.  Please sign up at the front gate or mail your registration form to:

Kelly Blacker
15 Crow Hill Road
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

 

Water Babies

Dates:                 6 classes -Saturdays, June 24 – July 29 (Due to a home swim meet, the 7/8 lesson will be held on Sunday, 7/9)

Time:                  10:00am – 10:30am

Fee:                    $60 (Willowbrook member); $100 (non Willowbrook member)

Ages:                  6 months – 2 years old

A half hour of fun for both parent and baby/tot.  The parent will be instructed on appropriate holds, safety skills, and creative how to’s of getting your baby more water friendly.  This class is a mix of songs, safety skills, and the beginnings of forward and backward movement.  Bubbles and jumps are also introduced.  Minimum 5 to a class, maximum 10 to a class.

 

Swimming Skills I

Dates:

Session 1:           19 classes- Daily, Monday-Friday, June 26 – July 21 (no class July 4)

Session 2:           20 classes- Daily, Monday-Friday, July 24 – August 18

Time:                  11:30 am – 12:00 noon OR 3:30pm – 4:00pm (THE 3:30 TIME IS NOW FULL FOR SESSION 1)
                           (please indicate time on registration form)

Fee:                    $200 (Willowbrook member); $320 (non Willowbrook member)

Ages:                  3 years old +

An enthusiastic time for tots to expend energy, our goal is to increase comfort level and reinforce age appropriate safety skills.  Bubbles, noodles, and kickboards will be introduced to enforce forward propulsion and to strengthen kicking.  Back float, forward propulsion, freedom to use arms, and jumps are all features for participating at this level.  Once a participant is able to doggie paddle, put his or her face in the water, and back float, they can move on to Swimming Skills II.  Minimum 5 to a class, maximum 10 to a class.

 

Swimming Skills II

Dates:

Session 1:           19 classes – Daily, Monday-Friday, June 26 – July 21 (no class July 4)

Session 2:           20 classes – Daily, Monday-Friday, July 24 – August 18

Time:                  12:00 noon – 12:30 pm OR 4:00pm – 4:30pm (please indicate time on registration form)

Fee:                    $200 (Willowbrook member); $320 (non Willowbrook member)

Ages:                  3 years old +

Fundamentals of alternating back floating and treading water are key elements taught at this level.  Noodles and kickboards will be used to aid in developing a proper kick and freestyle over arm recovery.  Getting comfortable with underwater play and then progressing to forward movement with a swimmers’ face in the water are key elements in this level.  Back float and then progression to the use of one’s arms in backstroke are introduced.  Minimum 5 to a class, maximum 10 to a class.

 

Pre-Team

Dates:

Session 1:           19 classes – Daily, Monday-Friday, June 26 – July 21 (no class July 4)

Session 2:           20 classes – Daily, Monday-Friday, July 24 – August 18

Time:                  3:30pm – 4:00pm

Fee:                    $200 (Willowbrook member); $320 (non Willowbrook member)

Ages:                  5 years old +

If your child can swim freestyle breathing to front or side for half the distance of the pool AND swim backstroke half the distance of the pool, they are ready to join our Pre-team class.  We continue to develop side breathing and refining strokes while also building endurance to swim the whole length of the pool.  Kickboards and noodles are used to refine skills. Treading water, side-rhythmic breathing, backstroke and breaststroke are also taught at this level.  Minimum 5 to a class, maximum 10 to a class.

 

Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available with our coaching staff upon request.  Please contact the club to arrange a 30 minute private lesson.  Rates vary by instructor and for members and nonmembers.

 

Adult Swim Lessons

Adult Private Swim lessons are available upon request. Please see the Club Manager if you are interested.

 

TEEN SCUBA PROGRAM – NEW FOR 2017

In conjunction with Abyss Scuba based in Pleasantville, Willowbrook will be offering a teen scuba certification class.  The program is open to kids 10-18 years old (minimum 5, maximum 8 to a class).

In-pool: June 26, June 28, and June 30 1-3 pm (E-learning must be completed prior to in-pool sessions and can be done in your own home)

Fee:  $850, includes all equipment to keep (mask, snorkel, fins, booties, scuba bag, educational materials)

Open water dives are required for full certification and can be arranged through Abyss Scuba, after completion of this class.

If you wish to participate please send a check made out to Abyss Scuba.

Checks should be mailed to:

Kelly Blacker 15 Crow Hill Rd., Mt. Kisco NY 10549
Please write Scuba in the memo section.

Click here for more info.

 

DEEP WATER RUNNING PROGRAM

This is a vertical water exercise. You do need to be able to enter and exit the pool independently, and maintain vertical body alignment using a buoyancy belt.  Each participant must provide their own flotation device. Water Gym belts are best and can be purchased from watergym.com, a small size fits most participants. 10 classes

Exercise: July 5, 2017 – August 7, 2017

Monday and Wednesday 12:30-1:25PM

Fee for Session:  Members $100; Nonmembers $150

In the event of cancellation due to bad weather, the sessions will be made up at the end of the program. If the pool is closed, you may call the Willowbrook at 914-666-3916 as our club manager will leave a message regarding the program.

If you wish to participate, please send a check made out to Willowbrook to:

Kelly Blacker, 15 Crow Hill Rd., Mt. Kisco NY 10549 by June 30th.
Please write Deep Water in the memo section.

Click here for more info.

All nonmembers are subject to nonmember rates. Nonmembers who take a lesson or class cannot stay at the Club after their class or lesson is finished.