Full Day Aquatics Program
The Full Day Aquatics Program is designed for members’ children age 5-12 who are enrolled in the swim or dive team (or both). The program is available during the swim and dive season, from the end of the school year to the end of swim season, June 25 to July 27. Daily hours are 9am to 5pm. Optional early arrival will be available at an extra cost of $10 per hour ($5 per 1/2 hour). Children should bring lunch, two snacks, and a water bottle for the day (and sunscreen). A typical schedule is posted below. Registration form and medical form are due the first day of attendance.
Cost of the program: $150 a week for children enrolled in one team only, $130 for children enrolled in both teams. Full payment is required at the time of registration. Until Memorial Day, full reimbursement of fees is possible, minus a $25 handling fee. There will be no reimbursements after Memorial Day.
Week 2 July 2-6 (No program July 4)
NOTE: Pool membership and swim (or dive) team membership are required.
Sample Daily Schedule
9am to 9:30am: Arrival and Warm-up
9:30am to 11am: Swim Team Practice
11am to 11:15am: Snack
11:15am to 12:30pm: Swim Lessons/Stroke Clinics/Dive team (Tuesday and Thursday)
12:30pm to 1pm: Lunch
1pm to 2:15pm: Quiet activities: science club (Monday), chess&board games (Tuesday), nature&local history (Wednesday), Reading&Acting club (Thursday), art&crafts (Friday).
2:15pm to 3:30pm: Water Activities/ Games
3:45pm to 4pm: Snack
4pm-5PM: supervised free swim or quiet activities
3:30-5:00 Dive Team (Monday, Wednesday)
12:30-2:15 Quiet activities, details:
Monday science club: June 25 : Microscopy Science (EW); July 2: Stomp rocketry (JB); July 9: The physics of water balloons (MM); July 19: The Geology Guy (MR)
Tuesday chess-- 2 instruction levels. Instructors: AK, EW. Other board games available for children not interested in chess.
Wednesday Nature&Local History--June 27: Introduction to local flora/ fauna; July 10: IAS visit; July 17: Princeton battlefield; July 24: IAS woods
Thursday Reading&Acting club: run by counselors and volunteers
Friday Arts&crafts: run by counselors and volunteers. June 29: water color workshop (DC)
Becca Adlai-Gail - Head Counselor
Becca joined the Nassau swim team at age 4 and the dive team at age 7. She also swam for Hamilton Y Aquatic club from the age of 9, and the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Varsity team for 4 years. She worked as a lifeguard at Nassau for the past 3 years, and she was a swim coach last year. Becca has completed her sophomore year at Bryn Mawr College, studying Psychology and Child & Family Studies and swimming on the Varsity team. Having experience with volunteering at Homefront's Cherry Tree Club summer camp for 3 years, Becca is now ready to take on the responsibilities of being the head counselor for the new Nassau Aquatics Program as well as coaching the swim team.
Becca has enjoyed many, many years of summer fun at Nassau and is excited to be so involved again this year!
Rachel Adlai-Gail--Program Counselor
Rachel just finished her Junior year at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North and is looking forward to graduating next year. Last year she began working at Nassau as a lifeguard and has been giving swim and dive lessons for over three years. Having grown up at Nassau, Rachel has been a Lemming her whole life and definitely considers Nassau her second home. This year she will not only be a counselor at the aquatics program, but also be both on the swim and dive teams herself, as for the past decade! Rachel began her swimming career here at Nassau and has also been on the Hamilton Y Aquatic Club team since she was nine. She swims varsity on the WWP High School North swim team. She has also been diving for Nassau for nine years. Aside from swimming and diving, Rachel has also worked closely with the Homefront Club at her school and volunteered at the Cherry Tree Club preschool for two summers.
Rachel can’t wait to have a great summer with all of the little Nassau Lemmings!