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Craig Weingard
Owner, Penguin City Swim

Craig is the Owner of Penguin City Swim. Craig has been the exclusive provider of swim instruction at The Moise Safra Center since 2019, and at New York Sports Club’s East 45th Street location since 2022. He has also provided swim programming in residential buildings throughout Manhattan. Craig is a Certified Pool Operator and Aquatics Director.

Craig has provided aquatics operations in New York City for OASIS Day Camp at NYSC, Camp Keshet at Park Avenue Synagogue, Lyceum Kennedy French American School, Camp Gan Israel at the Moise Safra Center as well as in Vacation Village, and the Camp in the Catskills, in upstate New York. Craig has also provided Physical Education Programming for Lycée Français De New York, The École - French American Bilingual School in New York, and Ramaz Middle School as well as Swim Team programming for Ramaz Upper School and after school programming for Ramaz Lower School.

"Learning how to swim will not only change your life for the better, it can save it too. At Penguin City Swim, our instructors teach water safety skills in a relaxed, fun environment. I hire people who I would want to learn from and who have advanced skills at not only teaching, but in enhancing a student's overall confidence, both in, and out of the water."
- Craig Weingard

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