Swimming Lessons

New York Kids Dive in & Learn to Swim!


Dwight's Saturday group swim classes are taught by certified, experienced swim professionals in our world-class, 25-yard, six-lane pool on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Our swim classes are open to all. Register your child today!

Spring Session: April 1 - June 9 ($200)

Swim Levels:

Tadpoles (Intro to Swimming) This class will introduce your child to basic water skills, including bubble blowing, front and back float, and how to feel comfortable in water.

Sea Turtle (Beginner) This program will build on basic water skills with an emphasis on floating without help and the basics of freestyle.

Starfish (Advanced Beginner) This class builds on our Sea Turtle class but with more emphasis on independent swimming.

Lionfish (Intermediate) This program coordinated freestyle for 25 meters. It will also be an introduction to other strokes.

Spearfish (Intermediate 2) This course is for swimmers competent in more than one stroke. The focus will be on building swimming endurance and learning all strokes.

Firefish (Advanced) This class is for competent swimmers working towards swimming longer distances, improving endurance and advancing all strokes.

Summer Session June 17 - August 26


  • Tadpoles A (introduction to swimming): 10 - 10:30 am
  • Sea Turtles A (beginner): 10 - 10:30 am
  • Starfish (advanced beginner): 10:30 - 11:15 am
  • Lionfish (intermediate 1): 10:30 - 11:15 am
  • Spearfish (intermediate 2): 11:30 - 12:15 pm
  • Firefish (advanced): 11:30 - 12:15 pm
Adult classes are offered as mixed level class but is not designed for the advanced swimmer. This program will build on basic water skills with an emphasis on floating without help and the basics of freestyle. The emphasis is on independent swimming.
  • Adult (mixed level): 11:30 - 12:30 pm

To register, click here or contact Dwight Aquatics Director Chiarna Morton at cmorton@dwight.edu or 917.551.6424.


Lessons (45 min) are available on the same day/time each week with the same instructor.

Choose from:

Four-pack of lessons: $180
Eight-pack of lessons: $320

Provide your preferred days/ times and we’ll schedule your lessons based on pool availability.

To register, please fill out Private Lesson Request.

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Have a question? Contact Dwight Aquatics Director Chiarna Morton at 917-551-6424 or at cmorton@dwight.edu


Dwight School Athletic Center
2116 First Avenue (at 108th)
New York, New York

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