CLASSES – KIDS PROGRAMS – Kids Aquatics 2017-11-27T18:17:30+00:00

Kids Aquatics

MatchPoint NYC houses a Junior Olympic pool as well as Kids Aquatics Center, where we offer private swim lessons, train youth Swim Teams, run Learn to Swim, Mommy and Me programs and more. Our coaching staff consists of Olympians and National Level Swimmers.

Program Benefits:

• Total Body Workout • Self-Confidence • Self-Esteem

• Healthy Habits • Team Work • Sportsmanship

• Discipline • Stamina • Technique

Mommy & Me

BEGINNER:

Come with your preschooler to this class, where we introduce parent-child separation with a parent present but out of the water. We will play games and use repetition to learn a variety of fundamental skills such as breath control, bobbing, unassisted streamlines and freestyle basics.

ADVANCED (shallow and deep water):

This class is for young childred who are already skilled swimmers. We will work to develop their freestyle and backstroke technique as well as increase swimming distance. Children will also work on rotary breathing and treading water.

PREREQUISITES:

Child should be able to flutter kick on front and back for 15 yards with proper technique; push off, streamline and kick on front unassisted for 15 yards; freestyle coordination for 10 yards (with or without breathing); tread water for 30 seconds in deep water.





FREE introductory lessons for kids ages
3 to 15 are on Saturdays 9AM and Wednesday 7PM

LEARN TO SWIM

MatchPoint NYC Learn to Swim classes help each child develop stroke technique, stamina and endurance in the water. Beginning with progression from shallow to deep water, our swim curriculum helps children build a strong foundation of technical skills and then work on refining these skills as swimmer progresses, all under competent supervision of our certified instructors.

BEGINNER 1:

This course is intended to help participants develop confidence and increase comfort in the water while in a safe environment. Young swimmer who aren’t able to swim continuously will build endurance and good water safety habits. Kids will learn how to immerse their heads under water, blow bubbles, float with support, jump into and get out of the water. They will also focus on freestyle swimming, back kicks with assistance, fundamentals of freestyle and backstroke with support.

BEGNNER 2:

Building on the Beginner 1 class, this is the second part of our introductory program for children with limited skills and experience in the water. Kids are introduced to more advanced skills such as treading water for 15 seconds, flutter kick (front and back), and freestyle and backstroke swimming each for 15 yards without support.

INTERMEDIATE:

Instructor permission is required before enrollment. Participants are taught the butterfly and breaststroke as well as advanced swimming techniques to help improve their overall swimming efficiency. Goals of this program include learning proper streamline position for the front and back flutter kick, dolphin kick, and front dive. Participants will also tread water for 1 minute and swim freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke for 25 yards.

ADVANCED:

In this course, swimmers build skills and refine all four competitive strokes. This program focuses on techniques such as flip-turns, standing dives, and breaststroke pull-downs. We will also build endurance to swim greater distances to produce accomplished swimmers. Participants must be comfortable swimming 50 yards with all strokes.





FREE introductory lessons for kids ages
3 to 15 are on Saturdays 9AM and Wednesday 7PM

Elite League

This league is composed of the highest level swimmers (ages 10 and older), who attend practices 2-6 times a week on a regular basis. Participants are exposed to a team-like environment.

This course is designed for swimmer who want to swim more than once a week in order to build endurance and learn competition-specific skills such as team preparation and pace-clock orientation. Participants will focus on training sets of all four competitive sets, as well as raising starts and turns in order to develop the skills needed to join any swim team.





FREE introductory lessons for kids ages
3 to 15 are on Saturdays 9AM and Wednesday 7PM

Private Lessons

Learn swim basics or refine your technique with one of our certified instructors.

Drowning prevention and water safety are essential elements of our Personal Instruction Program with elements of water safety knowledge and skills integrated into every level. MatchPoint NYC team of professional Water Safety Instructors are highly motivated to work with you on your specific needs at any level in your journey to become a proficient swimmer.





FREE introductory lessons for kids ages
3 to 15 are on Saturdays 9AM and Wednesday 7PM

FALL DATES: September 4-January 21st

For most up to date schedule and prices please download application.

Our Coaches

Aleksandr Verdov
Aleksandr VerdovMatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2015
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Professional Swimmer for over 10 years
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 1
Coaches kids and youth of different levels
Maria Zadorozhny
Maria ZadorozhnyMatchPoint Aquatics Member Since 2015
Over 10 year experience working with kids
Specializes in pre-school aquatics
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Loving and attentive, with individualized approach
Marina RubtsovMatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2014
Swimming Instructor since 1995
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Coaches children of various backgrounds and turns them into strong and confident swimmers
Sergii Kukharskyi
Sergii KukharskyiAquatics Instructor
Master of Sport in Ukraire
National team Member of Ukraine/USA Masters Swim Team Member and National Qualifier
National Prize Winner in 100 and 200 meters breast stroke
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
USA Swimming Coach
Loves Kids, Enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with them
Lilya Gibatullina
Lilya GibatullinaAquatics Instructor
MatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2015
Professional Swimmer for over 10 years
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Focuses on growing a new generation of swimmers, by providing best quality instructional work and individualized approach.
Tatiana Trofimova
Aleksandr Verdov
Aleksandr VerdovMatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2015
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Professional Swimmer for over 10 years
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 1
Coaches kids and youth of different levels
Aleksanrd OsipenkoMatchPoint Aquatics Member Since 2017
Constantin VoytenkoMatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2014
Swimming Instructor since 1995
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Coaches kids and adults of different levels and age groups
Karen Ghukosyan
Karen GhukosyanAquatics Instructor
Degree in Physical Education from Yerevan State University (1992)
Swim coach/ water polo coach (1995)
Armenian National Swim Team Head Coach (2008)
Water Polo Coach (2009)
Coached 6 National level Swimmers as well as Armenian Record Holder and Olympian (Brazil 2016)
Lilya Gibatullina
Lilya GibatullinaAquatics Instructor
MatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2015
Professional Swimmer for over 10 years
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Focuses on growing a new generation of swimmers, by providing best quality instructional work and individualized approach.
Maria BardinaAquatics Instructor
Marina Rubtsov
Oxana Shifrina
Oxana ShifrinaAquatics Instructor
Master of Sport: 100/200 meters Breaststroke, 800 Freestyle
Experience teaching Learn To Swim Program, Adult and Individual Classes
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 1
Extensive Swimming Background and ability to get along with adults and children of all ages make up for an instructor of choice for you and your child
Sergii Kukharskyi
Sergii KukharskyiAquatics Instructor
• Master of Sport in Ukraire
• National team Member of Ukraine/USA Masters Swim Team Member and National Qualifier
National Prize Winner in 100 and 200 meters breast stroke
• WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
• ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
• USA Swimming Coach
• Loves Kids, Enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with them
Valeri Kopot
Valeri KopotAquatics Instructor
Arkadiy Mishchenko
Arkadiy MishchenkoAquatics Instructor
Member of Ukranian National Team (2005-2010)
Swimming Coach/ Instructor since 2010
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Professional Technical Coach, form and result oriented.
Dmitry Krapaney
Dmitry KrapaneyAquatics Instructor
• Uzbekistan National Swim Team member (Master of Sport)
• Champion of Uzbekistan Republic in 200 meters free style
• Degree in Physical Education, Institute of Physical Culture (1999)
• ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
• 6 years Team Coaching experience for USA Swimming
Sergii Kukharskyi
Sergii KukharskyiAquatics Instructor
• Master of Sport in Ukraire
• National team Member of Ukraine/USA Masters Swim Team Member and National Qualifier
National Prize Winner in 100 and 200 meters breast stroke
• WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
• ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
• USA Swimming Coach
• Loves Kids, Enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with them
Ilia Larin
Ilia LarinAquatics Instructor
Member of Russian National Team (Master of Sport): 4×200 meters Freestyle Relay
Olympic Trial in 1,500 meters freestyle
Swimming Coach/ Instructor since 2010
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2.
Aleksandr Osipenko
Aleksanrd Verdov
Aleksanrd Verdov
Dmitriy Krapaney
Dmitriy KrapaneyAquatics Instructor
Uzbekistan National Swim Team member (Master of Sport)
Champion of Uzbekistan Republic in 200 meters free style
Degree in Physical Education, Institute of Physical Culture (1999)
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
6 years Team Coaching experience for USA Swimming
Arkadiy Mishchenko
Arkadiy MishchenkoAquatics Instructor
Member of Ukranian National Team (2005-2010)
Swimming Coach/ Instructor since 2010
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Professional Technical Coach, form and result oriented.
Karen Ghukosyan
Karen GhukosyanAquatics Instructor
Degree in Physical Education from Yerevan State University (1992)
Swim coach/ water polo coach (1995)
Armenian National Swim Team Head Coach (2008)
Water Polo Coach (2009)
Coached 6 National level Swimmers as well as Armenian Record Holder and Olympian (Brazil 2016)
Lilya Gibatullina
Lilya GibatullinaAquatics Instructor
MatchPoint Aquatics Member since 2015
Professional Swimmer for over 10 years
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
Focuses on growing a new generation of swimmers, by providing best quality instructional work and individualized approach.
Maria BardinaAquatics Instructor
Marina RubtsovAquatics Instructor
Constantin Voytenko
Oxana Shifrina
Oxana ShifrinaAquatics Instructor
Master of Sport: 100/200 meters Breaststroke, 800 Freestyle
Experience teaching Learn To Swim Program, Adult and Individual Classes
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 1
Extensive Swimming Background and ability to get along with adults and children of all ages make up for an instructor of choice for you and your child
Sergey Penyevsky
Sergey PenyevskyAquatics Instructor
Sergii Kukharskyi
Sergii KukharskyiAquatics Instructor
Master of Sport in Ukraire
• National team Member of Ukraine/USA Masters Swim Team Member and National Qualifier
National Prize Winner in 100 and 200 meters breast stroke
• WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
• ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2
• USA Swimming Coach
• Loves Kids, Enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with them
Tatiana TrofimovaAquatics Instructor
Valeri Kopot
Valeri KopotAquatics Instructor
Andrey Babaev
Andrey BabaevAquatics Instructor
Sam Uchenik
Sam UchenikAquatics Instructor
Vladimir Curinnoi
Vladimir CurinnoiMatchPoint Aquatics Pool Supervisor
Professional Swimmer
Swimming Instructor since 2010
WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Detail oriented, expertise in stroke development from novice to professional level. Motivational, psychological teaching approach, adjusted on individualized level
Engraves love for water in children and creates a fun learning environment
Valeriya Curinnaia
Valeriya CurinnaiaLifeguard Instructor/ Water Safety Instructor Trainer
Full Swimming Scholarship Recipient at Queens College (CUNY)/ NCAA Division 2/ Master of Sport
Swimming Coach/ Instructor since 2007
ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Organization) Level 2
Experienced and Motivational Coach for all levels and age groups
Builds disciplined and aspiring young champions.

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