The Mark Twain Pool and the Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is an approved Training Center for the Starfish Aquatics Institute and an Authorized Provider for StarGuard™ and StarFish Swimming™. Starfish Swimming is a nationally recognized swim instruction curriculum developed by the Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI).
Register for Aquatics Classes
Register for our Winter Aquatics Children's Mini Session 2019 ! Water Testing will take place on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 between 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Mark Twain Pool located at 160 Woodlawn Avenue, Yonkers. Registration for the Winter 2019 aquatics session begins on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm online. Classes begin the week of February 2nd and will meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Register for our popular swim classes at https://register.communitypass.net/yonkers
For more information, view the Winter 2019 Brochure
Children & Teens
Yonkers Parks provides swimming lessons for children as young as 6 months old. Children ages 4 and up will be tested and placed into skill-appropriate classes and will receive a certificate upon completion of each course level. Beginner, intermediate and advances classes are also offered for young adults. Young adults ages 16 and over may also participate in lifeguard training courses.
Under family swim programs, parents must accompany their children in the water.
Yonkers Parks offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for adult swimmers. Aquatic-based fitness programs, including Aqua Zumba, Cardio Aquacise, Deep Water Aquacise and evening lap swimming are also available.
Lap swimming and social swim courses designed with low impact exercise are available for Yonkers seniors.
Swim Teams & Clubs
Yonkers Condors Tsunami Youth Swim Team
Competitive youth swimming for children ages 5 to 18. Learn more >
Yonkers Masters Swimming
Competitive and fitness swimming for adults ages 18 and over. Learn more >