Swim lessons and diving lessons are offered to children of members of the pool. To insure that every child has a chance to receive lessons there is a limit of 2 swim sessions per child. Swim lessons cost $35 per child per session. For any questions regarding Swim Lessons, please feel free to contact the Recreation Department.
Registration for swim lessons will open May 1, 2019 at 9am on a first-come first-served basis Register by phone: (973) 763-4202 Register in person at: Recreation Office at 574 Valley Street
Swim lessons Weekday Lessons: Tuesdays- Fridays All Class Levels are offered at all times.* *For the 3 + 4 year Old Class level, classes will be: 3 year olds will be 9am-9:35am, 4 year olds will be 9:45am-10:20am, Advanced 3/4 year olds will be 10:30am-11:05am Dates: Session 1: Tuesday, July 2- Friday, July 12 (no class on 7/4) Session 2: Tuesday July 16- Friday, July 26 Session 3: Tuesday July 30- Friday August 9 9-9:35am 9:45- 10:20am 10:30-11:05am Weekend Lessons: Saturdays and Sundays* *3 + 4 year olds only Session A: June 29- July 21 Session B: July 27- August 18 3 year olds: 8:10-8:45am 4 year olds: 8:55-9:30am
Age 3 and 4
Class takes place in the training pool and introduces young children to the pool. Parents must be present with 3 year olds. Class is limited to 15 swimmers.
Age 5 and up
Beginner 1 - This class is for children who are older than 4 years old. This class takes place in the main pool. Swimmers wear bubbles to help keep them afloat. Swimmers will begin learning how to swim. Class is limited to 12 swimmers.
Beginner 2 - Swimmers for this class must be already able to put their heads and bodies completely underwater. Swimmers should have some forward motion skills in the water. Swimmers will begin to learn the crawl and backstroke. Also covered in this class is isolation of arms, kicking, and breathing while swimming. Class is limited to 12 swimmers.
Advanced Beginner - Swimmers in this class should have some knowledge of the freestyle and backstroke. These two strokes will be taught more thoroughly in this class. If time permits, this class will teach the breaststroke and butterfly. Class is limited to 12 swimmers.
Stroke Clinic - Swimmers in this class must be able to swim a lap of freestyle and a lap of backstroke. Swimmers will be further instructed on the breaststroke and butterfly, while also learning flip turns and diving. Class is limited to 6 swimmers.
Lessons will start on TBD
Beginner class: 8:30 - 9:15am
Intermediate class: 9:30 - 10:15am
Requirements: Must be pool members been the age of 4 - 25, Must be deep water tested. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and registration.
Scott Donie's Dive Camp: August 5-9, 2019 Fee: $500.00 Ages 8-18 years old 9am- 2pm Maplewood Community Pool This will be an Intensive camp experience for divers of all ability levels. We will encourage all participants to challenge themselves in a safe and friendly environment. We will include diving specific dry land warm-ups, exercises, and skills drills. Exclusive talks by Scott Donie ranging from diving basics to stories of his experiences competing at the Olympic Level. Advance coaching available for competitive divers. Must be able to swim in deep water. Register online maplewood.recdesk.com/Community/Program or contact Maplewood Rec Department at 973-763-4202 between 9am-4:30pm to sign up