FITNESS, WELLNESS, & AQUATICS

As of Thursday, June 25, 2020, the SYJCC Pool is open for members.  Reservation of lanes must be made in advance.  Click on the link below for the new reservation system.
The whirlpool, fitness center, gymnasiums, and locker rooms will remain closed at this time in accordance with New York State. 

Our goal is to create and sustain a fun, professional, and friendly environment that supports a healthy mind, body, and soul for individuals of all ages. Our professionally trained certified staff are knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate and are dedicated to providing our members with education in conjunction with exemplary customer service. Our facilities include:

  • Four outdoor tennis courts
  • Two outdoor half-court basketball courts
  • Two full-size gymnasiums
  • Banked poly turf elevated indoor track
  • Indoor 25-meter heated pool and hot tub
  • Comprehensive fitness center
  • Men’s and Women’s locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms

At this time, the pool is open for lap swim, personal exercise, and family swim.  Members must reserve a lane in advance.  For a schedule of times or to reserve a lane, click on the link to the left.

Our New Online Reservation System is Now Live for Aquatics, Fitness and more!

PERSONAL TRAINING

VIRTUAL PERSONAL TRAINING

Our personal trainers are ready to help you reach your fitness goal while you are safe in your home.  Personal Training ensures that your workouts will be safe, efficient & help lead toward your individual goals. Our certified trainers are extremely knowledgeable, supportive & motivational.

$79 for 3 half-hour sessions

$158 for 6 half-hour sessions

For further information contact Scott Zlochower, (631)462-9800 x125.

GROUP CLASSES

ADULT FITNESS CLASSES

In addition to our facilities, SYJCC Members can participate in unlimited FREE fitness classes listed below.  Members will receive a discount on classes where additional fees are required.

For a list of our Live Virtual class schedule, click here.
For a list of our In-Person Outdoor group class schedule, click here

Body Blast
A complete head to toe workout sometimes using hand weights & body bars. This class also includes an abdominal mat element focusing on core strength.

H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training)
Are you ready to take your fitness to the next level? This class includes progressive interval resistance exercises that require a higher level of effort.

Stretch & Tone
A series of non-impact exercises designed to develop strength, flexibility, balance, & inner awareness.

POUND 

The latest trend in the fitness industry using rip stix to drum rhythms to motivational music while you go through a challenging & fun workout. The workout consists of exercises done in a standing & sitting position.

Raising the Barre

This exercise class uses a ballet barre as a focal point for strength & flexibility based exercises.

Senior Shape-Up

A fun fitness workout for the young at heart. This class utilizes easy strength & stretching exercises that can be done while standing or sitting.

Spin

A high energy indoor cycling class accompanied by energizing music and inspiring instructors.

Yoga
We offer a few different types of Yoga.  All classes use physical postures designed to stretch & strengthen while incorporating relaxation & meditation techniques.

Tai-Chi 
A low impact, slow motion exercise where one learns to breathe deeply & naturally while focusing one’s attention.

Y-sercise
A complete head to toe workout sometimes using hand weights & body bars, and incorporating a dance element. This class also includes an abdominal mat element focusing on core strength.

Zumba

Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves. The result is a non-stop fun fitness party!

CHILDREN'S SPORTS & DANCE CLASSES

Children’s Sports and Dance Classes:

Please check back soon for our fall schedule.

POOL SCHEDULE

The SYJCC pool has six lanes and is open to members seven days/week during operational hours.  Lap lanes are limited to two swimmers per lane, unless all swimmers in the lane agree to “circle” swimming.  Members are asked to limit their swim to 45 minutes if other members are waiting for a lane.  Lap swimmers should notify other swimmers in the lane before entering to avoid accidents. The recreation lane is available to our SYJCC members for family swim or exercise.

Please see the pool reservation schedule above.

SWIM LESSONS

From infants to adults, SYJCC offers swim lessons to all abilities, beginners to advanced swimmers.  For more information or a schedule of current classes, please call 631-462-9800 x132.

Backyard Swim Lessons

This summer the Suffolk Y JCC will be offering a backyard swim lesson program. Swim Instruction is customized to meet the needs and goals of participants. You may have of a group, up to 4 people, as long as they are similar in age and ability and have been isolating together.  Click here for more information or contact Carolyn Tynan

Parent & Child Swim (Ages 6 months to 4 years)

Parents and children under the age of four can learn to be safe and have fun in the water.  Find the age group in the link below to find out more about these classes.

Click here for 6 months-2 years                              Click here for 2-4 years

Group Swim Lessons (Ages 4-14 years)

We offer small group swim lessons of 3-6 children per instructor, for beginner to advanced swimmers.  Level swim classes are based on the ARC Learn to Swim Program and taught by certified ARC instructors.

Click here for Ages 4-5 years                                  Click here for 6-14 years

Create- a- Class (All ages)

Have a small group of children or adults of similar availability, but can’t find a class that fits your schedule?  We will create a group lesson with 3 or more participants, when you are available.

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons  (Ages 6 months to Adult)                                                     

Learn to swim with one of our ARC certified swim instructors and one or two children/adults of same ability.  Swim lesson are tailored to the ability of the swimmers.  Lessons are 30-minutes and can be purchased in packages of 5 or 10.  Days and times are based on instructor availability.   These lessons must be scheduled in advance with the Aquatics Department.  To schedule lessons, call 631-462-9800 x132.

Click here for more information.

AQUA EXERCISE & ADULT SWIM PROGRAMS

Aqua Aerobics

Low Impact: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00-10:00am

Medium Impact: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00-10:00am

Evenings: Monday & Thursday,  7:30-8:30pm

Aqua Arthritis: These classes are taught by Arthritis Foundation certified instructors and are intended to alleviate pain and stiffness caused by Arthritis.  It can improve joint flexibility and strength.  

Fridays, 10:00-11:00am

Adult Swim Classes: These classes are designed to teach adults how to swim or improve their strokes.

Beginners:

Tuesday 10:00-10:30am

Adults will learn how to enter and exit the pool safely and control their breathing. As they build their confidence, students will learn proper body position on both their front and back with proper flutter kick. Basic paddle stroke, Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, and basic water safety skills are covered.

Advanced Beginners:

Thursday 4:30-5:00pm

Adults master the swimming strokes in the Learning the Basics level, Freestyle and Backstroke.  Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Butterfly and basic flip turns and turning at the wall are introduced. Treading water and recovery to a swimming position is mastered.

Click here for more information or call the Aquatics Department, 631-462-9800 x132.

Women’s Only Swim Night: Join us for a private night of swim just for women in our 25m heated indoor pool.  Saturday nights, 6:00-8:00pm

Dates available February thru June.

Click here for more information.

SWIM TEAMS

Jr. Sharks: A non-competitive swim program for children that will enhance their skills while becoming familiar with the competitive aspect of the sport.  Swimmers must be able to swim 1 lap of front stroke and backstroke and have knowledge of the other 2 competitive strokes, breaststroke and butterfly.  All swimmers are required to attend two practices per week and will be invited to attend a swim competition during the season.

Sharks: A competitive swim program for children that will enhance their skills, practices good sportsmanship & develop a positive work ethic.  Swimmers must be able to swim 1-2 laps of front stroke, back stroke, breaststroke and butterfly based on their age.  All swimmers are required to attend a minimum of three practices per week, Sunday thru Thursday, and attend competitions on Sundays.

Try-outs for our 2019-20 season will take place in September.  Check back in the summer for dates or contact the Aquatics Department, (631)462-9800 x132.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Lifeguard Training Blended Learning
Must be 15+ years old by completion of course

This course prepares you to respond to emergencies in an aquatic environment and trains you in CPR/AED and First Aid. This certification is nationally recognized and accepted across the country. This is a blended learning course that combines online learning with in-water sessions. This allows participants to complete all the eLearning information and view the videos for skills prior to the in-water sessions.

Pre-Test

  • Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits.
  • Complete a timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds: ■■ Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed. ■■ Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. ■■ Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface to breathe (or to get a breath). ■■ Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.Fee:
    Full Course Fee:  $350 Members, $400 Non-Members
    You will be provided with an electronic copy of instructor candidate materials. If you would like to have hard copies they  can be purchased at RedCross.org/store. https://www.redcross.org/store/books-and-dvds/lifeguarding-and-learn-to-swim

For more information, contact Carolyn Tynan.
To register, click here.

 

Water Safety Instructor Blended Learning
 Must be 16+ years old by completion of course

The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program, by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress. If you are a proficient swimmer, you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Courses will help you teach skills that may save a life, gain terrific work experience as an aquatics professional and earn money while you help people learn valuable skills. In addition, you will learn organizational and presentation skills that will help you in any career and make a difference in people’s lives. Whether you want to splash around with kids and teach them to swim, help children and adults refine their strokes or teach diving safety techniques, you can do it as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. This course is a combination of online learning, zoom meetings and water sessions.

Prerequisites:

– Minimum age: 16

– Demonstrate swimming skills consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4, by swimming the following strokes:

  •  Front Crawl – 25 yards
  •  Sidestroke – 25 yards
  •  Back Crawl – 25 yards
  •  Butterfly – 15 yards
  •  Breaststroke – 25 yards
  •  Maintain position on back for 1 min. in deep water (floating or sculling)

Fees:

Online & Web Based Classroom Fee: $125.00

Red Cross Registration Fee: $35.00

Upon registration you will receive a link to register with the American Red Cross where an additional $35 fee will be charged. You must be registered with both the Mid-Island Y JCC and the American Red Cross before you are able to access the online learning.

Practical In-Water Registration Fee: Member Discount $150.00       Fee $200.00 (does not need to be paid until the session dates are confirmed)

Total $360

You will be provided with an electronic copy of instructor candidate materials. If you would like to have hard copies they can be purchased at RedCross.org/store. https://www.redcross.org/store/books-and-dvds/lifeguarding-and-learn-to-swim