ABOUT BRAINS

Programs are conducted at Fort Hamilton High School's 
Thomas Greene Natatorium

8301 Shore Road
Brooklyn, NY 11209

For information, call (347) 26-SWIM-9 / (347) 267-9469

OPEN (for permit-holding community based organizations)

 

All access to the FHHS pool during community time is through the various community based organizations that hold permits. The programs detailed on this website are offered during the portion of community time at the Fort Hamilton High School pool that is paid for by and permitted to our organization.

Harbor Seal Tryouts

Tryouts for available Harbor Seal roster spots for the 2019 - 2020 season will be done by appointment only.  Tryouts for both Harbor Seals, and the developmental "Puppy Seals" group (a three day a week membership program for skilled novices not yet ready for full Harbor Seal membership), will begin the week of September 3rd. Prospective members must be between the ages of 7 and 12 and must demonstrate competency in the four competitive strokes, racing starts and flip turns. Age-appropriate time standards are used to evaluate candidates. To schedule a tryout please call Maria at 347 267-9469

Intermediate Learn To Swim

Spots may become available in September for swimmers who are able to swim at least 25 yards in deep water without assistance.  Please call or see Maria (347) 267-9469 for more information. 

Stroke Clinic

For swimmers already involved in competitive swimming. (This class takes place in late Spring - check back in early spring for registration information.) This program focuses on improving stroke technique, flip-turns, racing starts, push-offs, breaststroke pull-downs, and other racing skills. Please call or see Maria (347) 267-9469 for more information.

Lifeguarding & LG Review

BRAINS conducts Lifeguarding Training and Review courses every February. Please call or see Maria (347) 267-9469 in December to register or for more information.