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Summer Full-day Program

Meet our Coaches:

Dmitriy Stratulat

Senior Level Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2019
Master of Sport of Ukraine, Physical Education and Rehabilitation degree, Water Safety Instructor, ASCA Level 2
Victories in international competitions, Specialist in preschool swimming
Embracing challenges head-on and uncovering one’s inner strength through immersion in the water.

Valeri Kopot

USA Swimming Coach/ Senior Level Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2015
ASCA Level 2, Water Safety Instructor
Master of Sport of USSR, Prize Winner of “Center Start” of Ukraine
“Determined to teach kids proper swimming technique, and prepare them for strong and healthy lives.”

Aleksey Bogatov

Senior Level Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2018
ASCA Level 2, Graduate of Pedagogical University (2010) with a focus on swimming
Swimming Champion of the Republic of Belarus (2001), Recognized for cultivating strong-willed qualities in swimmers that they can utilize in life to achieve desired results.
Helping children develop strength of spirit and overcome the fear of water.

Alexandr Glazino

MatchPoint NYC Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Instructor Since 2020
Water Safety Instructor, ASCA Level 2, Full-time College Medical Student
Recognized for dedication to coaching and instilling discipline and perseverance in swimmers.
Focused on effective body motion and tailored water exercises to bring about positive results and immense joy in swimmers.

Cesar Reyes Lopez

Advanced Level Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2021
Water Safety Instructor
Triathlon participation in racing series across Switzerland, France, Canada, and Mexico;
Focus on strengthening foundational skills and enhancing competitive technique
“Fostering an inclusive and empowering environment, where patience, compassion, and personalized instruction propel swimmers towards confidence, progress, and a lifelong love for swimming.”

Vladimir Curinnoi

Senior Level Swimming Instructor
Swimming Instructor since 2010
Professional Swimmer, Water Safety Instructor, ASCA 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

Gau Suleimenova

Learn to Swim Advanced Coach
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2023
ASCA Level 2, Water Safety Instructor
Master of Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Water Polo); Former member of the Kazakhstan National Women’s Water Polo Team; Ten-time medalist of Kazakhstan National Water Polo Championship; Gold medalist of the International Water Polo Championship, Greece 2010
“I strive that all my students to feel happy, comfortable, and safe in the water and learn to appreciate their abilities!”

Christopher Orobinsky

USA Swimming Coach/ Advanced Level Swimming Instructor
MatchPoint NYC Aquatics Member Since 2018
Water Safety Instructor, ASCA Level 2
Competitive swimmer since the age of 8, Staten Island Technical High School graduate (Class of 2018)
“Swimming has always been a vital part of my life. I am committed to continuing swimming and contributing to Matchpoint’s success.”

A “Summer Swimming Full-Day Program” is a comprehensive and immersive aquatic program that typically takes place during the summer months. Here’s a description of what you can expect from such a program:

  1. Full-Day Schedule: Participants in the program engage in swimming-related activities for the entire day, offering an extensive and in-depth aquatic experience.
  2. Skill Development: The program is designed to cater to swimmers of various skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Participants have the opportunity to develop and improve their swimming skills under the guidance of qualified instructors.
  3. Diverse Activities: It often includes a variety of aquatic activities, such as stroke improvement, water safety training, water games, diving, and even some water-based fitness routines. The schedule may also incorporate land-based activities to provide a well-rounded experience.
  4. Age-Appropriate Groups: Participants are typically grouped based on age and skill level to ensure that the instruction and activities are appropriate and engaging for each group.
  5. Safety Emphasis: Water safety is a core component of the program. Participants learn essential water safety skills, such as recognizing hazards, practicing safe behavior around the water, and understanding rescue techniques.
  1. Supervision: The program is supervised by trained staff to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. Lifeguards and instructors are usually present during swimming sessions.
  2. Recreational and Social Aspect: In addition to skill development, these programs often offer a recreational and social aspect, allowing participants to have fun, make friends, and enjoy the summer atmosphere.
  3. Healthy Lifestyle: Swimming is an excellent form of exercise, and the program promotes physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Participants can improve their cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and overall well-being.
  4. Life Skills: Beyond swimming, participants may learn valuable life skills such as teamwork, discipline, and time management, which can be applied to various aspects of their lives.
  5. Convenient Schedule: With a full-day schedule, the program can accommodate working parents and provide a productive and enjoyable summer experience for participants.