Swimming


Swim Team and Swim Lessons


2017 Sundevils / DUSO Schedule - click here to download

2017 Signups - Swim Team / Swim Lessons -  

Friday, 4/28, 5-7pm (members only) / Open Signups  Sunday, 4/30 & Sat. 5/6 1-3pm.

Download 2017 Swim Team Registration Form

Download 2017 Swim Lessons Registration Form

Download 2017 Volunteer Work Hours Form


Swim Team

The Zena Sundevils are anticipating another exciting swim season! We hope to see our team grow even larger this year and we invite parents who think their children might be ready to join the team, to sign their children up. If your child is 5 years old or older, and is able to swim across the pool unassisted, they may be ready to be a part of the team!  Tell your friends about the team too, the Sundevils allow non-Rec members to apply to be part of the team.
  

Zena Sundevils Swim Team

You do not have to be a member of Zena Rec to be a member of the swim team!
Being a part of the Sundevil swim team is a wonderful opportunity for your child to meet and make friends with children on the team while learning to perfect their swimming strokes. Many of the friendships built between children while they are on the team can last a lifetime. The summer league swimming has introduced countless children to swimming and has helped to develop a lifelong love for the sport. Please think about becoming a Sundevil swimmer!

Swimmers 18 and younger are welcome to join our Zena Sundevils Swim Team. Swimmers do not need to be park members to participate. The team is one of eight teams in the local DUSO League (Dutchess and Ulster Swim Organization www.duso.org). The swim team season is approx. 6 weeks long and culminates with a championship meet.

Practice is held every weekday morning once the local schools are closed for the summer. There are usually 2 sessions: older swimmers (typically 13+) practice from 7:30 to 9:00 am followed by the younger groups (typically 12 years and younger) from 9:00 to 10:00 am.

The Zena Sundevils provide a nurturing environment where young people develop friendships and pursue excellence in an activity that encourages fitness, fun, and team building. Swimmers are of all levels, and beginners are welcome. We have youngsters that can barely swim the length of the pool  who still enjoy the camaraderie and spirit of this team sport  as much as year-round swimmers. The season includes several exciting events centered around family, food, and team spirit. Coaches include “fun days” into the swim season with pool games, a pasta pep rally, a bonfire, an award night, and much more...

Parent involvement is greatly appreciated!
For more information contact: swimteam@zenarec.com.
Member Fee: $65 ($55 registration and $10 DUSO mandated insurance)
Non-members: $235 ($225 registration and $10 DUSO mandated insurance)
 
Click on the link to download the registration form

DOWNLOAD SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION FORM
 

Directions to DUSO Meets

DIRECTIONS TO DUSO DUAL MEETS FOLLOW ING THE SCHEDULE BELOW

Hyde Park
Take Rt. 28 to Rt. 209 North to the Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge. Go across the bridge and go to the second light: turn right. Go approximately 1.3 miles to the next light and proceed straight 7.5 miles (Route 9G) to Mills Cross Road. Turn right and then turn left at the next road. The pool is on the left.
Kerhonkson
Take Rt. 28 to Route 209 South approximately 23 miles. At the bottom of the hill turn right onto Webster Avenue. Proceed only 1/10 miles and turn left. The pool is located directly in front of the Kerhonkson Elementary School.
New Paltz
Follow 28 to the Thruway Circle. Take the first exit off the circle onto Washington Ave, and follow it 1.5 miles through eight traffic lights to its end and turn right onto Rt 32. Follow Rt 32 for approximately 13.5 miles. Then shortly after Stewart’s on the left, turn left onto Mulberry Street (there is a small Moriello Pool sign on the post below the Mulberry Street sign). Go about a block, and turn left at the sign for the pool.
Red Hook
Take Rt. 28 to Rt. 209 North to the Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge, go across bridge to the second light and turn left. Go approximately 1.8 miles to the next light and turn right and proceed 1.5 miles. Turn left after the Middle School onto Linden Avenue (sign reads Dutchess Co. 79). Go 0.6 miles and the pool will be on the right.
Rhinebeck
From Kingston Rhinecliff Bridge, go across bridge and at the first light take a right (River Road). At the fork in the road bear right toward Rhinecliff. Proceed straight for approximately 3miles. When road ends take a left toward Rhinebeck. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles and take a right at the Starr Library. The road circles behind the library. The road reads Rhinebeck Community Center; the pool CANNOT be seen from the road the library is on.
Rosendale
Follow Rt 28 to the Thruway Circle . Take the first exit off the circle onto Washington Ave, and follow it 1.5 miles through eight traffic lights to its end and turn right onto Rt 32. Follow Rt 32 for 6.8 miles to the village of Rosendale. The pool is on the right on Rt 32, about1/4 miles after you for over the bridge one the Rondout Creek.
Hurley
Follow Rt 28 to Rt. 209 south. Go 2.2 miles and take the right just after the underpass. At the stop sign turn right and follow Main Street to the right, going back over 209 and through old Hurley.  At stop sign turn RIGHT onto MILLBROOK AVE. <0.1 miles turn LEFT onto FOERTNER ST.(which becomes Zandhoek )go 1 mile to the stop sign at Lucas Ave. Cross Lucas Ave. onto Dewitt Mills Rd and turn right at the Hurley Rec Association sign which is easy to miss and follow the road to the lot at the end.
 

Swim Lessons - Download 2017 Registration Form

Zena Rec Park has the pleasure of offering Red Cross certified swim lessons to its membership and the community.  

We will be having a special early sign up date for Zena members to sign their children up for lessons first before opening the lessons to the community, see above for dates and keep an eye for lawn signs and emails.
We will offer three, 2-week sessions this year. Each 2-week session meets daily, in the morning, Monday through Friday. Lessons are held in small groups for all levels and ages, for tots and children. Adult lesson schedule tba. In addition, our Water Safety Director, Darla is available to answer questions about scheduling private lessons, including special situations or any needs.

Please contact us at swimlessons@zenarec.com with questions or if you would like additional information on our swim program.
 
 
   


All our lessons are open to the public. You do not need to be a park member to participate.

CANCELLATION POLICY

There will be no refund for lessons paid for but not attended

For further information contact: swimlessons@zenarec.com

Special Needs 


Children: Zena has programs for children with special-needs. Our instructors are trained and certified by the State of New York, and are amazing with the kids. (And Adults)

Adults: If you are an Adult who is afraid of the water, or simply never learned to swim, Zena can help!  We’ve taught many, many adults, and we can teach you!


Contact swimlessons@zenarec.com for more information.

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