FITNESS, WELLNESS, & AQUATICS
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
- Full-service fitness center, sauna, and steam room
The choice is yours – complimentary group exercise classes for members, personal training, pickup games of basketball, pickleball, swim lessons or lap swimming.
Personal Training is available for SYJCC members. Sessions are available at a reasonable price:
One (1) – half hour……………$40
Six (6) – half hours……………$195
Twelve (12) – half hours……..$310
Personal Training ensures that your workouts will be safe, efficient & help lead toward your individual goals. Our certified trainers are extremely knowledgeable, supportive & motivational.
For further information contact Justin Greene in the Fitness, Wellness & Sports office or call (631)462-9800 x125.
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 class schedule, click here.
A complete head to toe workout sometimes using hand weights & body bars. This class also includes an abdominal mat element focusing on core strength.
Beginners Ballroom & Latin Dance (Additional Fee)
Learn to dance the foxtrot, the waltz, and more with our professional dance instructor, Norma Granofsky. Singles and couples are welcome.
Intermediate Ballroom & Latin Dance (Additional Fee)
The next level of Ballroom dance with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky. Classes include the rumba, the tango, salsa dancing and more.
Country Western Line Dancing (Additional Fee)
Learn this popular & fun dance with professional dance instructor Norma Granofsky.
Learn this beautiful & forever popular dance. Beginners and advance beginners welcome!
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.
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.
A fun fitness workout for the young at heart. This class utilizes easy strength & stretching exercises that can be done while standing or sitting.
SpinCycle (Additional Fee)
A high energy indoor cycling class accompanied by energizing music and inspiring instructors.
TRX (Additional Fee)
The TRX workout leverages your body weight & gravity to perform hundreds of challenging exercises.
We offer a few different types of Yoga. All classes use physical postures designed to stretch & strengthen while incorporating relaxation & meditation techniques.
A low impact, slow motion exercise where one learns to breathe deeply & naturally while focusing one’s attention.
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.
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 (age 3 & 4)
Please check back soon for our summer and fall 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. NO LAP SWIMMING ALLOWED IN THE RECREATION LANE.
When scheduled classes are running, members may be limited to one lap lane and one recreation lane.
For a list of these classes, days and times, please click here for schedule.
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 contact Carolyn Tynan, x132.
Group Swim Lessons (Ages 4 – 12 years)
We offer small group level 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. These classes are 30 minutes and take place on Sunday mornings or Wednesday – Thursday after school.
Parent/Tot Swim (Ages 6 months to 4 years)
Our parent/tot swim lessons teach infants and toddlers gross motor skills such as kicking and arm paddling required for swimming through repetition of movements in the water with a parent/adult. While helping infants and toddler learn to be comfortable in the water, we also focus on teaching parents water safety in and around the pool. These classes are 30 minutes and take place on Sunday mornings.
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 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 5-10. Days and times are based on instructor availability. These lessons must be schedule in advance with the aquatics director. To schedule lessons, contact Carolyn Tynan, x132.
AQUA CLASSES & PROGRAMS
Low Impact: Tuesday & Thursday, 9-10am
Medium Impact: Monday & Friday, 9:30-10:30am
Evenings: Monday & Thursday, 7:30-8:30pm
FREE to SYJCC members
Non-members: $128 for 10 classes
(10-pack of coupons can be purchased at the member service desk.)
Aqua Arthritis (Additional Fee)
$100 for Y members/$140 for non-members
For more information contact Aquatics Department, (631)462-9800 x132.
AQUA CLASSES & PROGRAMS
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 LIFE GUARD PROGRAMS
Lifeguard Training Course (Ages 15+)
All participants must be 15 yrs of age by the completion of the course. Proof of age is required at the time of preliminary swim test. All participants must pass a preliminary swim test to be eligible for the course: 300 meters of freestyle or breaststroke, 20 meters of approach stroke, demonstration of surface dive & retrieval of 10lb. brick & return to the end of the pool. Certification requirements include attendance to all classes, proficiency in CPR/AED, first aid, and lifeguarding skills as well as written exams with a score of 80% or higher. These certifications are valid for two year.
Lifeguard & CPR Review Course (Ages 15+)
An abbreviated Lifeguard course reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Current certification is required to participate in this review course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for two years.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI)
This certification course trains swim instructor candidates to teach the fundamental ARC Learn-to-Swim courses including parent & child aquatics, preschool aquatics and learn-to-swim level classes, 1-6. In order to participate in this certification course, participants must be 16 years of age by the end of the course. Participants must attend all 26 hours of the course and pass a swimming and written exam.
For more information about this class, days and times, please contact Carolyn Tynan, x132.