Bronx House 990 Pelham Parkway S. • Bronx, NY 10461 tel 718.792.1800 •

aquaticsFlorencio Flores Palomo, Director - ext. 251 >> Pool Schedule >> Swim Class Schedule & Fees


Our heated, indoor swimming pool provides a full range of swim lessons and water safety programs for all ages andabilities for you and your family to enjoy all year long. All Bronx House classes are taught by American Red Cross certified instructors. Our pool is available for energizing exercise classes, lap swimming, and recreational swimming. For a unique party experience and a memory you will cherish for years to come, reserve our pool for your child's next birthday celebration! Special hours in the pool are reserved for families, teens, and adult male and adult female only swims.



LEARN TO SWIM - Classes for Beginners, Advanced Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced swimmers are offered for ages 5 & up (Youth Lessons 5-11, Teen Lessons 12-17 and Adult 18 & up).

Level 1: GOLDFISH-Water Exploration - This course is taught in the shallow section where students are taught supported floating, rhythmic breathing, flutter kicking, gliding and finning.

Level 2: CATFISH-Primary Skills - Skills taught include learning to float without support, putting their face in the water, alternate arm action for the front crawl stroke and deep water orientation.

Level 3: FLYING FISH-Stroke Readiness – Taught in the deep end, swimmers will learn how to jump in and tread water. Gliding, front crawl with breathing, back crawl, elementary backstroke kicking and a kneeling dive will also be taught.

Level 4: DOLPHIN-Stroke Development - Skills taught include breaststroke and sidestroke kicks, elementary backstroke, standing front dive and basic rescue skills.

Level 5: MARLIN-Stroke Refinement - Strokes taught include breaststroke and sidestroke. Students refine all other strokes. Open turns on front and back are taught at this level.

Level 6: SHARK-Skill Proficiency - Polish strokes to swim with ease, efficiency, power and endurance. Learn flip turns, pike and feet first surface dives and basics of CPR.


*Participants must be evaluated before enrolling in any of the above Learn to Swim programs.

$140 for members/$200 for non-members

(unless otherwise noted)

*Classes run for 10 sessions



ADULT STROKE DEVELOPMENT CLASSES: We have stroke development classes for our advanced students. We focus on correct stroke technique and the impact each body movement has on our position in the water. We break apart each stroke by refining one skill at a time in order to build a proficient and complete stroke. We teach all four competitive swim stroke.


PARENT TODDLER SWIM CLASSES: An exciting class for parent & child where children are introduced to the water while parents learn basic water safety. Classes are NOW available for children 8 months to 4 years of age. Children must wear a swim diaper (no disposables) and have a parent or caregiver in the water with them.


CLASSES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: The Bronx House Aquatics program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is featured  in an upcoming News 12 The Bronx special on autism services available in the Bronx. Our unique classes are designed to meet each child's individual needs. We offer  Parent-Toddler inclusion classes for children 12 months to 3 years of age. Children 4 years and over enjoy one-on-one water safety  and swim classes custimized around their needs and preferences.



BARRACUDAS SWIM CLUB: Bronx House Barracudas provides a team-like training atmosphere for swimmers who want to improve on their swimming skills and practice more often. Swimmers will swim four times a week and will gain quality endurance training and are able to improve their fitness level. This program is available for ages 9-17. Fee includes team bathing suit & swim cap.

Fees - Members $350. Non-Members $450.


children swimming


We offer a variety of recreational swims for children, teen/tweens, adults, seniors and families. Lap lane rules will be enforced at the discretion of the lifeguard on duty.


All swimmers must shower before entering the water and wear a swimming cap while in the pool. Parents must accompany children in the pool for family swims. Locker rooms close 15 minutes after pool closes.

Pool Schedule Effective September 2nd


LIFEGUARD TRAINING: In this 40-hour course, participants will learn skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course includes certification in First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard Training. Those that pass this class will be certified to be a Lifeguard at any pool. Participants must be 15 years or older.

Fees cost is $375 Members. $425 Non Members.


CPR/AED COURSE: In this in-depth course, you'll learn to recognize breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children and how to perform CPR with supervised, hands-on practice. You'll also receive training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) on a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.


PRIVATE CLASSES: Custom lessons are designed to best meet the individual needs of the student, allowing students to progress at their own unique pace to maximize learning. Private lessons are offered to beginners as well as advanced students and run 30 minutes per lesson. These classes are available for ages 5 and up.

Fees - Private $250 Members. $310 Non-Members.

Schedules for Parent Toddler Swim Class can be viewed in the Swim Classes Schedule.

aquatic fitness classes

AQUAEROBICS - Enjoy the soothing effect of the water as you exercise in the shallow end of the pool in this completely non-impact aerobic workout. No swimming ability necessary.

WARM WATER EXERCISE- A recreational swim program designed to increase strength and flexibility. The warm water and gentle movements can also help to relieve the pain and stiffness from what you may be experiencing. No swimming ability necessary. Members Only.


Pool Schedule Effective March 31st


We offer a variety of theme birthday parties for children 5-10 years old and 15 guests, including child celebrating birthday. The party includes one hour of activity with a specialist or lifeguard plus one hour in a private party room. You bring the cake, food, paper goods and decorations and we will do the rest. Here are some of the themes to choose from: POOL, GYM, ARTS & CRAFTS, and DANCE!  

For Birthday party information regarding fees and scheduling, please call 718.792.1800, ext. 227.

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