Take time to enjoy the Aquatic Center at the Bernikow JCC as you swim the beautiful Olympic size indoor pool overlooking the Green Belt and relax in the steam room, sauna and whirlpool. Plus, complimentary towel service and grooming stations will enhance your aquatic activities. We’ve thought of everything so you don’t have to! All aquatic classes & programs for children and adults are held in the JCC’s Bernikow building.


Justine Bergen, Aquatics Program Director, 718.475.5215 or



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JCC Pre-Competitive/ Trident Aquatics

October 21 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15pm on Sunday, repeating until February 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until February 8, 2019

Ages: 6-18 Focus is on the four competitive strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly and also promotes the perfection of starts and turns. Designed for beginner swimmers with basic knowledge in all strokes, or the more advanced swimmer not quite ready for competition. This is an ongoing program. Please call for tryout times and appointments. Wednesday/Sunday – 42 practices 2 days a week Friday/Sunday - 42 practices 2 days a week Wednesdays, 4:30-6pm & Sundays, 1:15-2:45pm or Fridays, 7:30-9pm &…

Adults Triathlon Training/Masters Training

October 23 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Adults 18 years and older This is an 8 or a 24 week course consisting of stroke improvement and conditioning for Tri-athletes and Masters swimmers. Sessions are ongoing and may be joined at anytime. Fee per week: $65M/$85M 24 week course now available: $190M/$250NM Tuesdays, 6-7am

Kids Group Swim Lessons

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until January 13, 2019

First Session Filled. New Sessions begin December 12. Sundays 6 Classes; once a week for  6 weeks - Session- 12/12/18 - 1/13/19 Level 1 Suggested Age 3+  For the beginner who is comfortable in the water. Swimmers learn basics of swimming: bobbing, going underwater, supported front and back and back to front, supported gliding, supporting flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in. 10:00am-11:00am  Level 2 Suggested Age 4+ Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back…

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Private Swim Lessons-Youth and Adult

Beginning at the current level of the child or adult and working towards independent swimming skills or stroke improvement. Scheduled by appointment only. This class is designed for one-on-one instruction.
Fee: 30 minutes: $35M/$50NM;
Ten pack – 30 minute lessons: $315M/$450NM




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