Mangano Announces Nassau County Aquatic Center Fall Exercise Classes

 Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has released the Fall Session Schedule for Fitness, Swim Lessons and Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes at the Nassau County Aquatic Center at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.

“It is our goal here in Nassau County to encourage the improvement of our resident’s health in order to make Nassau County the healthiest county in the nation,” said County Executive Mangano.

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons will be offered for all levels: Infant/toddler for ages 6 – 36 months (child must be accompanied in the water with an adult), Swim with Me for ages 3 – 4 (child must be accompanied in the water by an adult), PreschoolLevels 1 – 3 for children ages 3 – 5 years, Levels 1 – 6 for children 6 and over, Teen/Adult for ages 13 and over, Adult Instruction for ages 18 and over, and Adapted Aquatic Classes for ages 5 – 8 (parent and child get in the water together). Classes are held Mondays through Sundays beginning the second week in September. Fees are: $49.50 for 9 classes and $55.00 for 10 classes.

Aquatic Fitness

Aquatic fitness classes are held Monday through Friday, with specific concentrations assigned to each time slot. The class offerings include Adult Fit Swim, Aquajog, Aquaerobics, Adult Fit Swim, Teen/Adult Fit Swim, Aquatic Cardio Kickboxing, Joint Efforts and Aqua Zumba. The classes begin the second week in September. Fees are: $49.50 for 9 classes and $55.00 for 10 classes. Discounts are offered for taking multiple Aquatic Fitness Classes. Please call the Aquatic Center at: (516) 572-0501 for details.

Land Exercise

Land Exercise Classes are held Monday through Sunday, with a varied schedule throughout the day and specific concentrations assigned to each time slot. The class offerings include Senior Power, Pilates, Spin-lates (Spinning and Pilates), Senior Wake-up and Dance, Cardio Kickboxing, Tai Chi, Healthy Back, Intense Body Transformation, Spinning, Yoga, Ultimate Core and Stretch, Total Body Express Circuit, Yin Yoga, Awesome Body Workout, Core and Stretch, Killer Kettleballs, Total Body Conditioning, Zumba, Extreme Conditioning and Triathlon Training. All classes begin the second week in September and are 1 hour unless otherwise noted. Fees vary per class.

Important Dates for Fall 2012 Session:

Monday, August 13th: Lottery applications begin to be accepted for youth swim lessons. All lottery registrations are final after they are entered. Please double check to confirm you are entering the correct level.

Sunday, August 19th: Lottery applications due by 5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 20th: Registration for adult swim lessons, aquatic fitness and land fitness classes from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There is no lottery for these classes – registration is first come, first serve.

Tuesday, August 21st: Lottery results will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. Payment for class spots will be accepted beginning today between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. IMPORTANT NOTE: Enrollee is responsible for finding out if child won a class spot from the lottery. We will not call you. Please call (516) 572-0501 for results.

Sunday, August 26th: Payments for class spots are due by 5:00 p.m. Unpaid spots will be releases to waitlist enrollees.

Monday, August 27th: Waitlisted enrolled will start being called to fill in unpaid spots. NOTE: Please don’t call us; you will receive a call if a spot is available.

Friday, August 31st: Last chance open registration begins at 8:00 a.m. for any remaining spots.

Monday, September 10th: First day of classes for the Fall session.

Centrally located in Eisenhower Park on Merrick Avenue in East Meadow, the Nassau County Aquatic Center is one of the premier swimming facilities in the country. Built in 1998 for the Goodwill Games, it serves the general public as well as competitive swimmers. The Aquatic Center regularly hosts college and local high school competitive swimming and diving meets and has hosted scores of Olympians, including Michael Phelps. For a detailed listing of class offerings, please call the Aquatic Center at: (516) 572-0501 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: