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Aquatic Center Programs & Schedule


Swimming Classes & Affiliated Programs

Adult Aquatic Class Offerings

The Farmingdale School District is offering a wide array of aquatics-based classes and lesson programs through the Continuing Community Education Program.  Water aerobics classes, adult learn to swim, and parent & me classes are already popular, as are additional offerings like scuba diving, snorkeling, water volleyball, water yoga, stand-up Paddleboard and more!

This website will be updated during registration periods throughout the year.

For more information on course listings, class times, and registration and payment information click here to view the Continuing Community Education online catalog or call the office at 516-434-5316.

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Youth Swimming Lessons

Farmingdale Youth Council has been offering swimming lessons to children enrolled in the Farmingdale School District in grades 2-8 since 1951.  Winter session classes meet on Saturdays between 10 am and 1 pm at the Aquatic Center at Howitt Middle School.  The summer sessions take place Monday through Friday between 10 am and 4 pm in the month of July.

For sign-ups, cost, and information on classes, visit the Farmingdale Youth Council online or call 516-694-0916.

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Competitive Swimming

Farmingdale Athletics Interscholastic Swimming and Diving is a competitive program for Farmingdale Students in 7th through 12th Grade. We offer a Girl's program in the Fall and a Boy's program in the Winter. The interscholastic program is sanctioned by Nassau County Athletic Association and governed by the NYS Athletic Association. Students in 7th through 8th grade practice 5 days a week for 1 1/2 hours and have a 10 meet schedule while the High School teams practice 6 days a week for 2 1/2 hours with a 12-meet schedule followed by post-season events. All coaching staff are fully certified. For more information visit our Farmingdale Athletic Website.

Farmingdale Aquatics (FA) is a competitive swimming organization with membership in the Farmingdale Youth Council, Metropolitan Swimming, and United States Swimming (USS).  The program practices six days a week and promotes exercise, technical stroke improvement and skill development in a competitive team environment.  Led by certified coaches, the team competes in USS sanctioned meets throughout the metropolitan area and is intended for swimmers with a high skill level in the sport of swimming, but also a developmental program for newer swimmers.  For more information visit them online.

The St. Kilian’s CYO Swim Team is a competitive program that practices on Tuesday and Friday evenings at the Aquatic Center and competes in meets against other CYO programs across Long Island.  For more information visit their Facebook Page or email the coaching staff at

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Open Swim Schedule

The facility is available to the public for open swimming at the following times:

Competition Pool
Day Time
Monday 6:00am - 8:00am
Tuesday 6:00am - 8:00am

6:00am - 8:00am

 Wednesday 8:00pm - 9:30pm
 Thursday 6:00am - 8:00am
 Thursday 8:00pm - 9:30pm
 Friday 6:00am - 8:00am


Community Pool
Day Time
Monday 6:00am - 8:00am
Tuesday 6:00am - 7:00am
Tuesday 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday 6:00am - 8:00am
Thursday 6:00am - 8:00am
Friday 6:00am - 8:00am
Friday 8:30pm - 9:30pm

NOTE:  The aquatic center is closed on days when school offices are closed.  Please check the Aquatics Calendar regularly for schedule updates.

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