AQUATICS

DUE TO COVID-19 THE H.E.S. AQUATICS FACILITIES HAVE TEMPORARILY BEEN SHUT DOWN.

GENERAL FITNESS MEMBERSHIPS HAVE REOPENED AS OF 9/14/2020.

ALL MEMBERS WHO SOLEY UTILIZE THE SWIMMING FACILITIES AT THE H.E.S. WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN FROZEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO REOPENING AND WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK INTO OUR BUILDING AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.
 

 

CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR PROGRAM UPDATES.

 

AQUATICS AT THE H.E.S.

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 works with all ages and skill levels pairing recreation, education, and safety.
Activities are as varied as the swimmers we welcome to our facility.
Activities include:
  • Open time for those stepping in for an adult swim
  • Co-ed and gender-based time options
  • Custom-tailored instructional swim classes
  • Participatory parent-child swim
  • Group lessons
  • Private one to one 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.

Want more information about the Aquatics Program at the H.E.S. please contact Vlad Frankel at 718.241.3000 ext 140 or vlad@thehes.org.

General Pool Schedule

Effective Feb 1 - Apr 1, 2020

GENERAL POOL SCHEDULE – PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19 THE H.E.S. POOL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR UPDATES.

  • Caps must be worn if the hair is shoulder length
  • Swimming specific bathing suits must be worn
  • Adults only in the sauna (18 years or older)
  • Soap & shower before swimming
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Children over the age of 3 must use the gender-appropriate locker room
**The schedule is subject to change**

Sunday

7:00 am - 9:00 am Men, Open Swim, Laps

9:00 am - 10:00 am Swim N' Skills

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 - 8:05 pm Women's Swim

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

Monday

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

11:30 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 - 6:00 pm Swim Classes

Saturday

DUE TO COVID-19 THE H.E.S. AQUATIC FACILITIES HAVE TEMPORARILY BEEN SHUT DOWN.

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO REOPENING AND WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK INTO OUR BUILDING AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.
 
CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR PROGRAM UPDATES.

 

SWIM ‘N’ SKILLS

AN OPWDD PROGRAM 

 

The H.E.S. Swim ‘n’ Skills program is designed 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 the encouragement of positive social behavior, including sharing, language growth, and self-esteem.

Want more information about the Swim ‘N’ Skills Program at the H.E.S. please contact Ariella Feldman at 718.241.3000 ext. 123 or ariella@thehes.org

Need assistance registering? Check out our registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

SPORTS AND FITNESS RESERVATIONS

THE H.E.S. IS OPEN!

 

The gym will operate RESERVED APPOINTMENT ONLY for current and new H.E.S. fitness members. Not yet a member? Click here to learn more and register today!

 

 

CLICK HERE to reserve your activity time today!

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOL 

  • Prior to entering the building for your specific program, all individuals must complete their programs H.E.S. COVID-19 Self-Certification. Click here to find the form for your H.E.S. program.
  • All individuals must complete and sign a one-time assumption of risk and liability waiver.
  • Individuals are required to wear masks at all times and adhere to activity-appropriate social distancing.
  • Temperatures will be checked upon entry to the building. In the instance that an individual’s temperature is equal to or greater than 100.4 they will not be allowed to enter the building.
  • Upon entering and exiting the building all individuals are required to hand sanitize.
  • Participants will be required to bring their own clearly labeled water bottles.
  • MASK ARE REQUIRED WITHIN THE BUILDING AND DURING ACTIVITIES AT ALL TIMES. 

FOR YOUTH SPORTS AND FITNESS PROGRAMS ONLY

  • ONE parent/guardian may accompany participants – under the age of 17.
  • ALL parents/guardians must remain on the bleaches, in designated seating areas, for the duration of their child’s program.
  • Seating areas have been designed to ensure and accommodate proper social distancing.
  • Interaction with children during activities is prohibited.
  • Participants will be divided into assigned groups, in which they will remain for the duration of the class.
  • Each group will have designated equipment unique to them.

FOR FITNESS MEMBERS ONLY

  • Reservations are required for all gym and fitness activities. 
  • Reservations are available for online booking, click here to reserve your time today. Members are also welcome to call 718.241.3000 for reservation assistance. 
  • Members are required to bring their own gym activity equipment, including but not limited to racquets, paddles, and basketballs. 

     

To ensure that all members, staff, and people within the building are safe, the use of the locker rooms is prohibited.  Please plan accordingly.
 
 
*PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TIMES AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. AS WE ARE ENTERING THE BEGINNING STAGES OF REOPENING, WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES SET FORTH BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND  CDC.
 
 
**PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT RESERVATIONS AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Want more information about Sports and Fitness Reservations at the H.E.S. please contact Vlad Frenkel at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or vlad@thehes.org.

Need assistance reserving a time? Contact the H.E.S. front desk staff at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

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 teaching 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.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR SPRING SWIM PROGRAM; PROGRAM BEGINS

SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH!

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 SPRING SWIM CLASS SCHEDULE

Summer Swim
Child with Floatie in Pool