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Swim Test - Cross Island YMCA Pool - 9:00 AM
Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM
Cross Island YMCA
238-10 Hillside Avenue
Bellerose, NY 11426
Basic Sail - Swim Test
Wear something lightweight (i.e. shorts and T-shirt) and footwear that can get wet. Bring a change of dry clothes and footwear for the trip home. Prepare to jump into water with clothes on, tread water and/or float for 5 minutes; put on PFD, take off PFD; swim 25 yards.
Swimming ability is required for all Basic Sail students. The swim test requires all students to:
-stay afloat or tread water for five minutes in their sailing clothes;
-put on a PFD while treading water;
-swim for 25 yards, using any stroke;