Kips Bay Aquatics – Learn To Swim Classes – Ages 6 to 13 years old
The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club offers structured learn-to-swim classes to all registered club members during the week (Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs) and Saturdays. We offer three levels of courses that help prepare our members to gain essential swimming skills that will gear them to enjoy the water and remain safe while swimming.
Classes are held at 4:30 pm and 5:15 pm during the week.
Saturday classes are held at 11:00 am, 11:45 am, 12:30 pm, 1:15 pm.
• Classes are (45) minutes long
• (6) students per class ratio
• American Red Cross Instructors teach all classes
• Weekdays classes are twice a week (10) / Saturdays are once a week (8) classes
• Fees: $140.00 per cycle
Weekday Cycle IV:
April 17th, 2023
Apr. 24th – May 25th, 2023
Weekday Cycle V:
Saturday Cycle III:
Apr. 15th – April 22nd, 2023
Apr. 22nd – June 17th, 2023
Teen Learn To Swim Classes – Ages 14 to 18 years old
At Kips Bay, we gear our older members to gain employment through programs like SYEP, Work-Learn-Grow, and the Anti-Gun Violence Employment Program. Within the Aquatics Program, we teach teens to swim to either join the swim team or to prepare for lifeguard courses.
Classes are one hour long and held on Fridays only @ 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
• Fees: $150.00 per student
Friday Cycle II:
Jan. 9 – 20, 2023
Jan. 20– Mar. 17, 2023
Friday Cycle III:
Mar. 6 – 24, 2023
Mar. 24 – June 2, 2023
KB Makos Swim School - Ages 6 to 18 years old
Our Makos Swim school is designed to cater to learn-to-swim students who have passed our Level III program. The course is designed to work on technique and improve their skill level. Swimmers must be proficient in Freestyle, Backstroke, and Breaststroke to be part of this program. Also, many swimmers don't want to jump into swim team mode. This is an ideal program to continue to improve their skills. Other swimmers can use this program as an entry-level development to join the KB Makos Swim Team.
Classes are held twice a week on weekdays and Saturdays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
• Classes are one hour a day 2x a week
• Fees: $160.00 for (10 classes)
Weekday Cycle II:
Nov. 14 – 28, 2022
Nov. 30 - Jan. 19, 2023
Weekday Cycle III:
Jan. 9 – 23, 2023
Jan. 23 – Mar. 2, 2023
Saturday Cycle II:
Jan. 9 – 21, 2023
Jan. 21 – Mar. 18, 2023
Saturday Cycle III:
Mar. 6 – 25, 2023
Mar. 25 – June 3, 2023
KB Makos Swim Team
The Kips Bay Makos is a registered USA Swimming Team and member club of Metropolitan Swimming LSC.
The team's goal is to reach high-level championships like Zones, Senior Mets, and Junior Olympics.
The Makos is also a member club in the Metro Swim League of NY & NJ, competing against teams from other Boys & Girls Clubs and other New York and New Jersey swim programs. We compete from October to July at local and out of State meets in North Carolina, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico, to name a few.
The Swim team is organized into two programs that split new (Novice) and elite (USA) swimmers within the program.
Based on their skill level, two practices are held daily during the week:
New swimmers are from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, and the elite group is from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
To request a try-out, please email: Eddie.Oyola@KipsBay.org
Makos Novices Swim Team
(New Swimmers Only)
October 2022 – May 2023
$350.00 for the season
Makos USA Swim Team
(Returning Swimmers Only)
October 2022 – June 2023
$500.00 for the season
*Extra fee for Summer applies