Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim Program

Town of Hempstead offers swimming lessons for participants 4 years and older. Participants in the Town of Hempstead Guppies program must be 4 or 5 years old. Participants in the Town of Hempstead swimming lessons must be at least 6 years of age by June 1st. A parent or guardian must accompany any child younger than 10 years of age to each class. Guppies meet once a week and all other classes meet twice a week. Participants will be required to pay the daily admission rate for each visit to the park. Proof of age and residency will be checked on the first day of class.

In adherence to COVID regulations and protocols, class sizes will be reduced. Levels 2 and 3 can have a maximum of 6 swimmers and levels 4, 5, 6 and Adults can have a maximum of 10 swimmers. Due to smaller class sizes, there will be six classes per session. Each class will be 45 minutes.

First Session Information

First Session Information
Registration: Registration will be online at hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Monday, June 14th, 2021, at 9am and will end on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10pm.
*Registration For Malibu Cabana Ticket Holders Will Be In Person Only on June 14th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Lifeguard Office, please have checks made out to the Town of Hempstead
Fees: (Does not include daily admission):
Levels 2 & 3 - No Fee
Levels 4, 5 & 6 - $55
Adults - $60 (Seniors/Veterans $30)
Program: June 28th to July 15th (Six Classes)
Check with each respective park for the schedule.
First Session - Learn to Swim Schedule 2021
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Second Session Information

Second Session Information
Registration: Registration will be online at hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Monday, July 19th, 2021, at 9am and will end on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 10pm.
*Registration For Malibu Cabana Ticket Holders Will Be In Person Only on July 14th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Lifeguard Office, please have checks made out to the Town of Hempstead
Fees: (Does not include daily admission):
Levels 2 & 3- No Fee
Levels 4, 5 & 6 - $55
Adults - $60 (Seniors/Veterans $30)
Program: July 26th to August 12th (Six Classes)
Check with each respective park for the schedule.

Guppies Program

The Town of Hempstead’s Guppies program helps to orient children ages 4 and 5 years old to the aquatic environment. The guppies program introduces basic aquatic skills and safety skills to the parents and children while in and around water. Parents will be expected to accompany and actively participate with their child the water. In adherence to COVID regulations and protocols, classes will only have a maximum of 20 guppies per class. Proof of age and residency will be checked on the first day of class.

Guppies Program
Registration: Registration will be online at hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Monday, June 14th, 2021, at 9am and will end on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10pm.
*Registration For Malibu Cabana Ticket Holders Will Be In Person Only on June 14th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Lifeguard Office, please have checks made out to the Town of Hempstead
Fees: (Does not include daily admission):
Guppies - No Fee
Program: July 9th to August 14th (Six Classes) Fridays or Saturdays. Check with each respective park for the schedule.

New And Improved Point Lookout Ocean Junior Lifeguarding Program 2021

The new and improved Junior Ocean Guard Program is a youth-based program focused on educating participants to recognize potential hazardous conditions associated with the ever-changing aquatic environment. During this program, the Town of Hempstead Ocean Lifeguard instructors will teach the Junior guards valuable aquatic skills, beach environment awareness, and the role of ocean lifeguards...all while having an amazing time at the beach!

Participants will learn how to appreciate and respect the ocean environment; learn safety rules of ocean swimming; learn how to work as a team in a lifesaving role; learn personal lifesaving and first aid skills; and learn the proper path to becoming a certified lifeguard. Please note that the class is an outdoor program affected by weather and ocean conditions. For further information, please call Ocean Lifeguard Headquarters at 432-5034.

This program has three groups:

  • Little Megalodons ages 8-10
  • Thrashers ages 11-12
  • Junior Lifeguards ages 13-15
Point Lookout Ocean Junior Lifeguarding Program
Registration: Registration will be online at hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Monday, June 14th, 2021, at 9am and will end on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10pm.
Fees:

(Does not include daily admission):
$95 (all participants will receive a t-shirt)

Program: Program will be held at 1300 Lido Blvd, Point Lookout, at the Ocean Lifeguard Base. Each age will allow 30 students to register. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Classes run July 1st to August 12th 2021(6 weeks) from 10am to 1pm.

Important Information

Proof of age and Town of Hempstead residency are required for participation and admittance into pool. Registration and class payments for all classes can all be found online at hempsteadtown.com/parks Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Each person may only register his or her own family.

ALL CLASSES MAY BE CANCELLED DUE TO:
INCLEMENT WEATHER, HEAT ADVISORIES OR OTHER POOL OR BEACH CLOSURES.
NO MAKE UP LESSONS - NO REFUNDS!


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