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Free Adaptive Swim Program

NYC Parks Department is offering a free adaptive swim program during the months of February and March.
You need to become a member of one of the NYC Parks Recreation Centers to participate but classes are FREE!

When: February – April
Repeats: Weekly on Friday until 04/07/2012
Where: Various Locations in New York City  
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: 718-760-6969 ext. 0

Every Friday for 10 weeks beginning February 3, 2012 at various recreation centers throughout New York City.

The swim program is free and offers:

1. Acquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus, and strength.

2. Swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Participants must be members of a NYC Parks Recreation Center. No more than 12 people per group.

For more info, or to register, call 718-760-6969 ext. 0 or visit


Roy Wilkins Recreation Center
177th Street & Baisley Boulevard
Fridays- 4pm-5pm

St. John’s Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place
Fridays- 1pm-2pm

Metropolitan Recreation Center
261 Bedford Avenue
Fridays- 2pm-3pm

Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard
Fridays- 2pm-3pm

Recreation Center 54
348 East 54th Street
Fridays- 11am-12pm

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 West 134th Street
Fridays- 2pm-3pm

Asser Levy Recreation Center
Asser Levy Place
Fridays- 2:30pm-3:30pm

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center
3 Clarkson Street
Fridays- 4pm-5pm

St. Mary’s Recreation Center
450 St. Ann’s Avenue
Fridays- 4:30pm-5:30pm