The team of highly certified athletes and instructors at Avantis Swimming Academy works with kids to develop useful swimming skills, and in turn, helps them build strong character and the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Avantis' experienced staff of coaches and instructors boast an extensive educational and athletic pedigree, including degrees in social psychology, collegiate swimming championships, Olympic participation, and three national championships, and semesters spent studying abroad at the bottom of the ocean. These coaches lead private lessons and group classes during which novice and experienced swimmers alike practice fundamental skills such as breathing techniques, diving, backstroke, and flipturns. Additionally, children from five to 18 master craftwork, swimming kicks, and friendship at Avantis' day camps and sleepaway summer camps, while adults build strength and swimming proficiency during group grown-up courses.
Starfish Aquatic Club doesn't exist within a single building; rather, it connects a network of pools and veteran instructors with students aged 6 months and older for lessons that develop and hone vital swimming skills. Instruction primarily occurs in private lessons for kids or adults, which feature one-on-one in-water instruction doled out in 20- to 30-minute chunks. Instructors also schedule small-group lessons for kids, focusing on general technique progression with no more than four students at once. Their parent-child class gives caregivers the opportunity to splash around with kids, though all other lessons prohibit moms and dads from being in the pool at the same time to avoid distracting the youths with retro swimwear. Typically, full sessions take place once a week for four weeks. Instructors also hold pay-as-you-go lessons for those who only want a couple of days of instruction.
When you need a last-minute activity for the whole family, Skyclub Fitness and Spa in Hoboken has you covered.
For a more personalized work out experience, personal trainers are available for advice and one-on-one fitness coaching.
After a few weeks of enrolling in a cross fit program, you'll be amazed at how much better you feel!
Indulge in a total body workout with one of these kickboxing classes and leave feeling and looking your best.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
There are six essential ingredients that compose each of Complete Body's fitness programs: strength, cardio, flexibility, meditation, nutrition, and rest. Founder Alex Reznik is the mind behind this philosophy. In 1995, he founded the company believing that, if given the opportunity, most people would seek to better their health. Soon thereafter, he was proven right by both rising membership numbers and favorable media attention, including articles in Time Out New York and the New York Times.
Complete Body has now expanded to three locations. At each club, experts adhere to Mr. Reznik's principles, blending Eastern and Western techniques during classes such as yoga, boot camps, and kickboxing. Complete Body also hosts cross-training classes, which are designed to burn fat, build strength, and improve flexibility by focusing on six elements: strength, cardio, flexibility, meditation, nutrition, and rest. Among the state-of-the-art equipment and fitness technologies that help members reach their fitness goals, independent trainers utilize the facility with their clients. At onsite spas, massage therapists work tense muscles and aestheticians refresh skin with facials. Physical therapists can help to rehabilitate clients following injuries, calling upon various training methods in their arsenal.
Racquetball pros, take note: the New York Health and Racquet Club has two regulation-sized racquetball courts—hard to find in the middle of the city. That’s not nearly all that NYHRC has to offer, though. It’s conveniently located for those in midtown, so stop by during your lunch breaks or after work to take advantage of the huge six-floor space that is well-stocked with all sorts of weights, cardio, and strength-training equipment. The 52-foot saltwater swimming pool is excellent for the middle of the city and there are even special kids’ swim hours. Try out the intense jets in the whirlpool after a long exercise session—if the great classes and facilities don’t convince you to keep coming, the jets surely will.
One of the largest public recreation centers in the city, this place has all of your favorites to help you have fun and keep in shape. In the mood for swimming? Check out the huge, six-lane pool--there's plenty of room for everyone! If basketball’s your thing, the gymnasium has hoops and volleyball courts to suit your team sport preference. Fitness rooms, a game room, a dance studio and even a computer resource center are available to keep you occupied throughout the day. Classes ranging from gymnastics to yoga and even basic computer skills can help you improve a range of skills during your visit. Annual membership is extremely affordable, so give this rec center a try.