Aquatic Programs


Coney Island provides top-notch swim lessons and water aerobics for Season Passholders ONLY. Classes are available for all ages, ranging from six months through adult. Email for additional information or call the Swim Lesson Hotline May through August at 513-624-1447.

Classes for Kids - Water Babies, Lessons and Lifequarding

Classes for Adults - Lessons and Water Aerobics

All classes are conducted in four-week sessions. Day and Evening classes meet Monday through Thursday.

2014 Session Dates
Session I     June 9 - July 2
Session II July 7 - 31
 
2014 Registration Dates
Thursday, June 5     5pm - 8pm
Friday, June 6 10am - 1pm
Saturday, June 7 10am - 1pm
Thursday, July 3 10am - 12pm
   
  • You can download and print a registration form. The form may be brought to Coney on the registration dates listed above, or mailed in with the registration fee by June 4.
  • Your fees must accompany the registration form. 
  • 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.
 
2014 Session Fees
Lesson Fee     $70 per student
Late Registration Fee     $75 per student
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class    TBA
Guard Start (Junior Lifeguarding)    $80 per student
Water Babies $60 per student

  

Classes for Kids

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

Swim Lessons

Preschool Classes

Water Babies

For parents with children ages 6 mos. to 35 mos. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays during both sessions, classes meet for 30 minutes. This class costs $60.
Water Babes (ages 6 mos-18mos)  11:10-11:40 or 7:10-7:40
Water Tots (ages 18 –35 mos) 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. 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. 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. 10:15-10:45, 11:05-11:35, 6:15-6:45 or 7:05-7:35

Swim Lessons

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.

2014 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
 
Junior Lifeguarding (Guard Start)

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

American Red Cross Lifeguarding - POSTPONED to July 8-16

This class is also open to Non-Passholders. Students must be at least 15 years of age and pass a swimming skills screen. PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY Classes meet July 8-16 from 11:30-2:30. $200 Fee includes First Aid training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer as well as all books and materials.

 
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.