Swimming Lessons and Classes Offered at the Highlands Natural Pool
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180 Snake Den Rd
Ringwood, NJ 07456
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Small-Group Swimming Lessons
Classes are being formed on all levels. Classes will start on July 28 and be held on Tuesday & Thursday mornings, 8 classes over 4 weeks. Members $65/guests $90; 1/2 price for second child (members only).

Starting Tuesday, July 28 - Thursday, August 20th:

  • Level 2 - 9:30 - 10:00am
  • Level 3 - 10:00 - 10:45am
  • Level 4 - 10:45 - 11:00am

Advanced lessons start Tuesday, Aug 4 - Thursday Aug 27:

  • Level 4 - 11am - 11:45am
Classes will be formed based on response.

Traditionally we have had three levels of instruction:

  • Waterbabies, (Ages 6 mos-4 yrs) 30 minute lessons
  • Beginners (kids), 30 minute lessons
  • Intermediate and Advanced, 45 minute lessons

Please call the Highlands Pool at (973) 835-4299 and leave a message with your name, phone number, e-mail address if you have one, plus your child's name & age. We'll call you back with details.

Individual Swimming Lessons
We work with all ages and all swimmers.

Gain confidence in a one-to-one supportive learning environment. Take as many or as few lessons as you want, let our schedule work around yours. Reasonable rates: $25 per half hour.

Contact the Pool at (973) 835-4299 to sign up.

Lifeguard Training Course

If you know someone who might be interested in becoming a lifeguard, please have them give us a call! Participants need to be at least 15 years old by the completion of the course.

Date: Saturday's: August 1 & 8; Sunday's: August 2 & 9th
Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: $300 (includes all materials)

The American Red Cross lifeguarding course is a challenging curriculum including both lecture and in-water sessions. The course teaches participants to prevent, recognize, and respond effectively to emergencies. Participants successfully completing this course will receive a lifeguarding and 1st Aid certificate valid for three years as well as an American Red Cross CPR Certification valid for one year. Participants must attend all sessions.

Fee includes books and other materials. Successful completion of the course is contingent upon adequate competency in all skills as well as on the written final test.

Yoga Moves Class
Sundays 7-8am. Starting Sunday, May 24th at the pool.

Now in its 7th year, lead by our good friend of the pool, Dr. Joe Nies. An early morning gentle stretch class uniquely designed for men & women of all ages and all fitness levels. Stretch & strengthen your body in a relaxed, friendly environment in a beautiful outdoor setting.

$10 per class.