Dedicated to Teaching Individuals to Swim Confidently

About us

 

Swim Safe New York founders started their teaching journey in 1995 at James Madison High School swimming pool. Since it was founded, it has taken different names but it has always been a true believer in the integrity of the sport as well as the safe and correct ways to learn swimming. 

 

Swim Safe New York Inc is a 501c3. Here are some fun facts about our program:

 

  • Our founders have taught more than 15,000 students since 1995.

  • All of our main instructors have more than 15 years of teaching experience.

  • Our instructors have Water Safety Instructor, United States Swimming Coach, and American Swimming Coach Association licenses.

  • We offer classes of all levels ranging from beginner swimming to professional (national level).

  • Instructor/Student ratio for the Beginning level (level 1-2) is 1:4; for Intermediate (Level 3-4) 1:5-7; for Advanced (Level 5-7) 1:5-10.

  • We have over 10 qualified instructors and insturctor aids who all have gone through extensive traineeship before becoming a staffed instructor.

 

Our Mission and Goals:

 

  • First and foremost, to teach our students to swim safely

  • To teach our students to swim correctly using sound fundamental techniques to improve our student's physical conditioning

  • To raise each individual swimmer's confidence

  • And last but not least, to teach sportsmanship 

  • We provide financial assistance to qualified students to help spread water safety and enjoyment to everyone 

Our proceeds goes toward: 

  • Free community water safety work shops 

  • Our free annual community swimming competition. The competition allows swimmers to demonstrate their skills, water safety and enjoyment of swimming 

Pool location:
John Jay High School Campus
237 7th Ave
(Between 4th & 5th Street)
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Telephone:
646-610-2689
Email:
info@swimsafeny.com

© 2018 by Swim Safe New York, Inc. 

Disclaimer: This activity is not sponsored or endorsed by the New York City Department of Education or the City of New York