Coney Island Amusement Park

Aquatic Programs

Swim Lessons

Coney Island is proud to offer top-notch swim lessons and water aerobics, available only to Season Passholders. Find out more about a Season Pass here.

Classes are available for all ages, ranging from six months through adult. All classes are conducted in four-week sessions. Day and Evening classes meet Monday through Thursday.

2017 Session Dates
Session I     June 5 - June 29
Session II    July 10 - August 3

*No Classes the Week of July 3-6

Classes for Kids - Water Babies, Lessons and Lifequarding
Classes for Adults - Lessons and Water Aerobics

Email for additional information or call the Swim Lesson Hotline May through August at 513-624-1447.

 

2017 Registration

Download and print a registration form. Bring completed form to Coney on the registration dates listed below, or mail in by June 1. Your fees must accompany the registration form. Registration takes place at the Swim Lessons tent near the Hometown Favorites concession stand on the deep end of the Pool.

Thursday, June 1 5pm - 8pm
Friday, June 2 10am - 1pm
Saturday, June 3 10am - 1pm
Thursday, June 29 6:30pm - 7:50pm
Friday, June 30 10am - 12pm
 
2017 Session Fees
 
Lesson Registration Fee     $75 per student
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class (June 13)   $250 per student
Guard Start (Jr. Lifeguarding) $80 per student
Late Registration Fee $5 per student (in addition to class fee)
Water Babies $65 per student

Please note:

  • Registration fees are non-refundable
  • If you are a new student at Coney, you MUST be screened for classes during registration.
  • You may also register for Session II anytime Session I lessons are taking place. Visit the Lessons tent near the Island Shop.
  • Late registration fee applies for students who sign up once a session begins (including the first day of class)

Swim Lessons

Classes for Kids

From water babies to big kids, we've got you covered when it comes to swim lessons!

Preschool Classes

Water Babies

For parents with children ages 6 mos. to 35 mos. This class costs $65.

Classes meet for 30 minutes on Mondays and Wednesdays at these times:

Water Babes & Tots (ages 6-35 months):  11:10-11:40 or 7:10-7:40

Water Tots (ages 18–35 months): 10:20-10:50 or 6:20-6:50

3-Year Olds Class

Designed for youngsters with little or no water experience. Parent participation is optional based upon the child’s comfort level.

Classes meet for 30 minutes Monday through Thursday at these times: 11:05-11:35, 6:15-6:45 or 7:05-7:35.

Amazing 3-Year Olds

Designed for youngsters who have completed our Water Babies, who can readily put their face in the water and blow bubbles, and who are extremely comfortable. They must be able to follow directions and separate from parents, who should remain nearby. Classes meet for 30 minutes. 10:15-10:45, 11:05-11:35 6:15-6:45 or 7:05-7:35

4-Year Olds Class

Designed for youngsters who have had little or no experience in the water. They must be able to follow directions.

Classes meet for 30 minutes Monday through Thursday at these times: 10:15-10:45, 11:05-11:35, 6:15-6:45 or 7:05-7:35

Advanced 4-Year Olds

Designed for youngsters who can comfortably put their head in the water and blow bubbles, and who are able to follow directions.

Classes meet for 30 minutes Monday through Thursday at these times: 10:15-10:45, 11:05-11:35, 6:15-6:45 or 7:05-7:35

Classes for Kids Age 5+

If you are a new student at Coney you must be screened to determine your proper class level. Screenings are held during registration and 10:30-Noon Monday-Thursday during Session I. Classes are 45 minutes.

2017 Class Times
10:15 – 11:00am   Silver, Gold, White, Red, Advanced Beginners, Intermediates, Swimmers, Diving
     
11:05 – 11:50am   Silver, Gold, White, Red, Advanced Beginners, Diving, Water Aerobics
     
6:15 – 7:00pm   Silver, Gold, White, Red, Advanced Beginners, Intermediates, Swimmers
     
7:05 – 7:50pm   Silver, Gold, White, Red, Diving, and Water Aerobics, Adult Lessons

Swim Lessons

American Red Cross Lifeguarding - June 13-TBD, 2017

This class is open to non-Passholders. Students must be at least 15 years of age and pass a swimming skills screen. PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. Classes will begin June 13, times to be announced. $250 fee includes First Aid training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED as well as all books and materials.

Jr. Lifeguarding-(Guard Start)

Students must be at least 11 years old and pass a swimming test. Dates and times to be announced.

 
Classes for Adults

Water Aerobics

Don't let the kids have all the fun! Adult passholders can take advantage of our water aerobics and lessons for fun and fitness!

Coed Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics is a 45-minute workout. Classes meet in shallow or deep water using a buoyancy belt. Build strength and flexibility using equipment and the water's resistance.

Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 11:05-11:50 or 7:05-7:50 during both sessions.

Adult Lessons

Learn to swim or improve your strokes. We will design our class to meet your needs!

Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 7:05-7:50 during both sessions.

 

Please note:

  • FIRST DAY OF LESSONS: All students report to areas assigned during registration. Classes will then be formed.
  • COLD DAY? An occasional day missed because of rain or cold will NOT affect your child’s progress. Children can’t learn if they are uncomfortably cold. For safety reasons, swimming is not permitted during periods of lightning. PLEASE…DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE to ask if lessons will be held. An instructor will be on hand if swimming is permitted.