PAIRING RECREATION, EDUCATION, AND SAFETY, THE H.E.S. AQUATICS DEPARTMENT WORKS WITH ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS. 

Whether you’re interested in a quick dive into the pool or hoping to develop your swimming skills, the H.E.S. Aquatics Program welcomes all.
Activities are as varied as the swimmers we welcome to our facility. Activities include:
  • Open time for those stepping in for adult swim
  • Custom-tailored instructional swim classes
  • Participatory parent-child swim
  • Group lessons
  • Private and semi-private instructional swim classes
The H.E.S. lifeguards and instructors maintain a watchful eye, a helping hand, and a supportive demeanor throughout all swimming hours and classes. Our facility’s lifeguards carry necessary certification including those from the United States Swimming Organization and the Red Cross, providing our patrons with combined and individual decades of experience.

For more information about Aquatics at the H.E.S. please contact Vlad Frankel at 718.241.3000 ext 140

General Pool Schedule

Effective Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2019

GENERAL POOL SCHEDULE 

  • Caps must be worn if the hair is shoulder length
  • Bathers must follow staff instructions
  • Bathing suits must be worn
  • Adults only in the sauna (18 years or older)
  • Soap & shower before swimming
  • Remove all band-aids before swimming
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult
**The schedule is subject to change**

Sunday

8:00 am - 10:00 am Men, Open Swim, Laps

10:00 am - 12:15 pm General, Open Swim, Swim Classes

12:20 pm - 1:55 pm Women's Swim, Open Swim, Women's Classes

2:00 pm - 6:35 pm Swim Classes

6:40 pm - 8:00 pm Women's Swim

8:05 pm - 9:30 pm Men's Swim

Monday

7:30 am - 11:00 am General, Open Swim, Laps

11:00 am - 2:00 pm Women, Open Swim, Laps

3:15 pm - 7:00 pm Swim Classes

7:35 pm - 9:30 pm Women's Swim, Open Swim, Women's Classes

9:30 pm - 10:15 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

Tuesday

7:30 am - 9:00 am Men's, Open Swim, Laps

9:00 am - 10:30 am General, Open Swim, Laps

10:30 am - 2:00 pm Women, Open Swim, Laps

3:15 pm - 7:00 pm Swim Classes

7:20 pm - 8:30 pm Men's Swim, Open Swim, Men's Classes

8:30 pm - 9:45 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

Wednesday

7:30 am - 9:00 am General, Open Swim, Laps

9:00 am - 10:30 am Women, Open Swim, Laps

10:30 am - 12:00 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

3:15 pm - 7:00 pm Swim Classes

7:05 pm - 9:00 pm Women's Swim, Open Swim, Women's Classes

9:00 pm - 10:15 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

Thursday

7:30 am - 8:30 am General, Open Swim, Laps

8:30 am - 10:00 am Women's Swim, Open Swim, Laps

10:00 am - 12:00 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Women's Swim, Open Swim, Laps

3:15 pm - 7:00 pm Swim Classes

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm General, Open Swim, Co-ed Classes

8:30 pm - 10:15 pm Men's Swim, Open Swim, Laps, Men's Classes

Friday

7:00 am - 9:30 am Women's Swim, Open Swim, Laps

9:30 am - 12:00 pm General, Open Swim, Laps

3:15 pm - 7:00 pm Swim Classes

Saturday

LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM

The H.E.S. Learn To Swim Program is Canarsie’s largest provider of year-round swimming lessons for students of all ages and skill levels. Our experienced American Red Cross certified instructors are dedicated to teach all students to be safe and proficient in the water. After students progress and develop through our introductory swim school, they then have the opportunity to try out for our Jr. & Sr. Swim Teams.
All students are arranged by age and skill level and placed into small groups to maximize individual, one-on-one attention. Classes are held in our newly renovated, heated Olympic sized pool. If you are a beginner or a swimmer who would like to improve their abilities, then the H.E.S. Swimming School is the place for you.

PRIVATE AND SMALL GROUP LESSONS

The H.E.S. Swim School offers one to one and small group instruction for all ages and levels. Learn swim basics or refine your technique with one of our certified instructors. Drowning prevention and water safety are essential elements of our private lessons curriculum, with elements of water safety knowledge and skills integrated into every level. The H.E.S. Swim School‘s professional Water Safety Instructors are highly motivated to work with you on your specific needs at any level in your journey to become a proficient swimmer.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR SWIM LEVELS AND FALL 2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

Summer Swim
Child with Floatie in Pool

OPWDD SWIM ‘N’ SKILLS

Swimming Program for children ages 4-15 who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and meet OPWDD’s eligibility requirements. Each child will receive individualized swim instruction and an individual counselor. Parents will receive ABA training and optional swim time with children. Swimming activities will target encouragement of positive social behavior, including sharing, language growth and self-esteem.

For more information on the Program for People With Disabilities, please contact Austin Noel at austin@thehes.org