Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How Do I register for swim Lessons?

A: To register for swim lessons, please email to schedule an appointment for an assessment or swim team tryout. After level is determined, registration can be done online or onsite. 

Q: Do you offer adult learn to swim classes?

A: Yes. Here at Strongwater Swim Inc., we believe it's never too late to learn how to swim. It's time to be in your best shape, learn something new and challenge yourself. We promise you won't regret it! Sign up to learn how to swim. 

Q: What should I bring the first day of swim lessons?

A: It is important to be prepared for each swim lesson, please make sure you or your child has appropriate swimsuit attire, goggles, and a towel. Children who are not potty trained are required to wear 2 reusable swim diapers for class. Swim caps are optional, however, we highly recommend for swimmers with long hair to avoid vision obstruction in the water.

Q: What can my child expect on the first day of swim lessons?

A: Strongwater Swim Academy’s instructors are extremely patient and tailor each lesson to the individual.On the first day of classes, your child will be eased into the water and will be introduced to the fundamentals of swimming according to their ability. Our complementary assessments will provide a preview of what our sessions are like. Please call us at (718) 848-0850 or e-mail us at to make an appointment.

Q: How long will it take for me to learn how to swim?

A: Learning to swim takes time and practice. Each individual learns at a different pace according to their comfort level, natural talent, motor skills and mindset. We absolutely encourage swimmers to practice in between lessons to help speed up the process of learning how to swim. Please speak to your instructor for additional tips and recommendations for what to work on.

Q: Can I watch my child’s swim lesson?

A: Absolutely! We encourage parents to watch from our balcony seating. The entrance is located on the first floor. Please arrive on pool deck in the parents waiting section 5 minutes before class dismissal to pick up your child. 

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: We do not issue refunds or offer make up lessons. We will reschedule missed lessons due to dangerous weather conditions.