Covid19 Information and Survey

Here are some tips to help your swim experience run smoothly:

  • For our swimmers in NYC, the Whitehall pool is requiring proof of vaccination (vaccination card, Excelsior Pass etc.) for all individuals 12 and over in order to enter the building  

  • Please enter the pool area no more than 5 minutes before your scheduled lesson unless you need to purchase merchandise

  • Please come dressed in your swimsuit and be prepared to leave in your swimsuit if possible to decrease points of contact - we do have changing rooms if necessary

  • We encourage all persons over the age of 3 entering the pool area to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose - this is to protect you and others from contagions 

  • Please remain at least 6 feet distance from other families while on deck

  • All instructors are vaccinated and will wear a face shield in the water upon request

  • Please do not attend class if you or a household member has experienced any signs of illness i.e. persistent cough, shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. - makeup tokens will be issued for absences

  • Please do not enter if you have been required to quarantine or have received a positive COVID-19 test  -  we will require proof of a negative test or release from quarantine letter from a licensed medical professional in order to return - makeup tokens will be issued for absences

  • Swim caps are required for ALL swimmers - exceptions may be made for those who are sensitive - we sell comfortable soft cloth caps on deck

  • AquaTot swimmers: Swimmers who are under 3 or are not fully toilet trained are required to wear a Happy Nappy reusable diaper to prevent fecal accidents from entering the pool.  For our full Happy Nappy Policy, Click Here  - Please do not attend class if your child has experienced diarrhea or loose stools in then ast 48 hours

  • While goggles are not required, they are recommended for swimmers 3 and over as well as for parents in our tots classes

  • When possible, please email us ahead of time if you need caps, goggles or Happy Nappy swim pants so we can have them ready for you - for happy nappy swim pants, please give us a measurement of their waist and thigh or your child's current pant size

  • If it is your little one's first time, please feel free to bring a waterproof toy to help ease the transition and a facecloth

  • We encourage you to keep an open line of communication with our instructors / therapists so we can provide you with the  best swim experience!

Thank you so much for helping to keep us all safe!