Aquatic Training at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

A financial consultant with more than a decade of experience, Alfred Zaccagnino currently serves as founding president of the boutique investment firm Samarian Group, Ltd. In this role, he oversees the general organization and planning for the company, in addition to heading executive management and business development. Alfred Zaccagnino is also a devoted philanthropist, who supports such charitable organizations as the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club.

The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club provides fun and educational programs that aim to enhance the quality of life for youth ages 6 to 18. Among other options, its learn-to-swim program offers safety instruction along with recreational swimming and the opportunity to compete on a swim team. American Red Cross-certified instructors utilize a six-level instructional approach to teach basic strokes such as the breast stroke, front crawl, backstroke, and butterfly, as well as fundamental safety skills and diving techniques. Classes meet in a supportive, interactive environment once a week for ten weeks and are limited to ten students per class.