April 2017 Bellyflop

Swimmer doing a bellyflop into the pool
April 2017
Upcoming Schedule - Excel Aquatics

Summer 2017 Weekday Summer Lessons

Since 2012, Excel Aquatics has taught hundreds of children swimming lessons throughout the Capitol Region. This Summer, Excel will be offering our weekday Fast Track morning lessons at The College of St. Rose in Albany. With small class sizes and expert instruction, there is no better way for your child to beat the heat and have FUN learning to swim!


What is a Fast Track Program?

A Fast Track Swim Program is a lessons program where swimmers have a lesson once per day for 4-5 weekdays in a row. The consistency of multiple swimming lessons in a small, single week time frame allows for faster progress and more fun for your swimmers!

Program Information:


The College of Saint Rose in Albany


Summer 2017 classes offered between June 26th-July 21st. Class times offered are 8:45am, 9:20am, 9:55am, and 10:30am.


Week 1: 6/26-6/30
Week 2: 7/10-7/14
Week 3: 7/17-7/21


Group: $96
Private: $200

Registration now open on our website, www.goswimexcel.com!

May Tri Swim

This Year Excel Aquatics shall be offering a Get FAST Tri Swim Program in May for those getting ready for open water swim season. The dates go as follows:

Thursday, 5/4 from 7-8pm
Thursday, 5/11 from 7-8pm
Monday, 5/15 from 6-7pm
Thursday, 5/15 from 7-8pm
Monday, 5/22 from 6-7pm

All practices may be registered for by day on our website, www.goswimexcel.com. The price per practice is $15.

Swim Coach KierstenInstructor of the Month-Coach Kiersten!Coach Kiersten has been with Excel Aquatics since the Fall of 2012. She graduated from The College of Saint Rose in 2015 majoring in Special Education, where she was 4 year member of the collegiate swim team, setting multiple school records during her tenure. As a versatile coach, Kiersten works with all of the Excel programs, from learn to swim to Pre-competitive, all the way up to Triathlon swim training. We are certainly thrilled to have Coach Kiersten as a part of our staff, as she has a resounding impact on all families who are part of our programs!

With the warmer weather (hopefully) approaching, don’t forget about our at home swim lessons program, Our School at Your Pool! Excel Aquatics sends one of our instructors to teach your children at the convenience of your home. To schedule your first lesson or for more information, visit our website at:


The four types of bellyflops cartoon

Our marketing team at the LaSalle Institute found this funny picture of the 4 different types of bellyflops…be sure to take note as summer is right around the corner!