Both the parent and child (under 3 years old) participate in class together. The instructor directs the parents on how to hold their own child in the water and getting them adjusted with the aquatic environment. The class is taught through sing along songs. It is suggested that parents may want to purchase a wet suit in case the child is cold in the water.
Village East Swim Club: (720 E 11th St NY, NY 10009)
Temperature: 86 degrees
How to Enter: Enter through the main entrance at 720 E 11th St (between Avenue C and Szold Pl). Please ring the buzzer to gain entry. The pool is located at the far end of the entrance, through the set of blue doors. Seating for caretakers and families is available on the pool deck.
Children over the age of 6 must use same sex locker rooms.
All families must enter and exit through their respective locker rooms.
Strollers and street shoes are prohibited on the pool deck.
No food or drink is permitted in the pool area.
Swimmers who are not fully toilet trained are required to wear a swim diaper in addition to a bathing suit.
Changing on deck is not permitted, all swimmers must change in the locker rooms.
Swimming caps must be worn by all swimmers.
M9, M14d to Ave C/9th St
M8 to Ave C/10th St
4, 6 to Astor Pl
L to 1st Avenue
F to 2nd Avenue