Nassau Kids Club -- Full Day Aquatics Program
Thanks to all our participants and coaches for a fun season! Click here to see the highlights of our program this summer!
The Nassau Kids Club is designed for members’ children age 5-12 who are enrolled in the swim or dive team (or both). The program is available during the swim and dive season, from the end of the school year to the end of summer, June 24 to August 30. Daily hours are 9am to 5pm. Optional early arrival will be available at an extra cost of $10 per hour. Children should bring lunch, two snacks, and a water bottle for the day (and sunscreen). A typical schedule is posted below. Registration form and medical form are due the first day of attendance.
Cost of the program: $225 a week for children enrolled in one team only, $200 for children enrolled in both teams. Full payment is required at the time of registration. Until Memorial Day, full reimbursement of fees is possible, minus a $25 handling fee. There will be no reimbursements after Memorial Day.
NOTE: Pool membership and swim (or dive) team membership are required.
Sample Daily Schedule
9am to 9:30am: Arrival and Warm-up
9:30am to 11am: Swim Team Practice
11am to 11:15am: Snack
11:15am to 12:30pm: Swim Lessons/Stroke Clinics
12:30pm to 1pm: Lunch
1pm to 2:15pm: Quiet activities such as science; chess & board games; nature & local history; reading & acting and art & crafts.
2:15pm to 3:30pm: Water Activities/Games
3:45pm to 4pm: Snack
4pm-5PM: supervised free swim
Gwyneth Curbishley - Lead Counselor
Gwyneth is excited to join the Lemmings this summer as lead counselor. She is a recent graduate of Chatham University, earning her Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She plans to continue her education to earn a Doctorate's in occupational therapy after taking a year off to gain experience in the field.
She has been a competitive swimmer for most of her life, swimming within PASDA since the age of six and continuing to swim through high school and college.
Gwyneth also has a long history of child care. After becoming certified babysitter by the Red Cross at the age of 12, she went on to start a private babysitting business that flourished throughout her young adult life.
Gwyneth is looking forward to a great season.
Becca Adlai-Gail - Counselor
Becca is returning for her third year as a swim coach at Nassau, however her life as a Lemming began much earlier. Becca joined the swim team at age 4 and the dive team at age 7, making Nassau her official second home.
Becca has completed her third year at Bryn Mawr College, studying Psychology and Social Work. She is also a captain on the Varsity swim team.
Before college, Becca swam for Hamilton Y Aquatic club from the age of 9, and the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Varsity team for 4 years.
Becca has worked with children over the years as a counselor and childcare volunteer for HomeFront, a coach and counselor for Nassau, a swim instructor at Bryn Mawr, and a private swim and dive teacher.
Becca has enjoyed many, many years of summer fun at Nassau and is excited to be a part of the wonderful community again this year!
Rachel Adlai-Gail - Counselor
Rachel will be a swim coach and counselor at the aquatics program at Nassau this summer! She just finished her senior year at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North and is looking forward to swimming at Bryn Mawr College this fall.
Two years ago she began working at Nassau as a lifeguard and has been giving swim and dive lessons here for over four years. Having grown up at Nassau, Rachel has been a Lemming her whole life. This year she will not only be a swim coach and counselor at the aquatics program, but will also participate in the both the swim and dive teams herself.
Rachel began her swimming career here at Nassau and has also been on the Hamilton Y Aquatic Club team since she was eight. She swam on the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Varsity swim team for four years and was captain of the team this past year. She has also been diving for Nassau for 10 years.
Aside from swimming and diving, Rachel has also been a childcare worker through HomeFront and the preschool at High School North. Additionally, she plays multiple instruments including the violin, guitar, and steel drum as music has always been a big part of her life.
Rachel can't wait to have a great summer with all of the little Nassau Lemmings!