Group Swim Classes

Swim lessons for all ages

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Swim Together

We offer online registration for classes. ALL NEW students except Level 1 require an evaluation by our Aquatics Department staff. This ensures your child is placed at the appropriate swim class level. An evaluation does not guarantee class will have an opening. Please note that refunds will be subject to our administrative fees (see our Policies and Information page).

2022–2023

Session Dates and Information

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Sessions

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Fall 2022

To Be Announced

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Winter 2022

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Spring 2023

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Group Swim Classes

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Ages: Six months to three years
Objective: To teach parents/caregivers basic water safety skills that will keep their children safe and comfortable in, on, and around the water, so they are willing and ready to learn to swim.
Prerequisite: None
Skills Covered: Adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front and back position in the water, and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging under water.
Ratio: 18:2

Swim diapers are required for all students and swimming caps are required for all parents/caregivers.

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Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely
Prerequisite: None
Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose, and eyes, breath control, front and back float, recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, and swimming five feet on front and back.
Ratio: 6:1

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Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely
Prerequisite: Swim evaluation
Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely by stepping or jumping in from the side, learning to submerge entire head, blowing mouth and nose bubbles, opening eyes underwater, front and back floating, recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 15 feet on front and back, gliding on front and back, swimming on side, and using life jacket.
Ratio: 6:1

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Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills
Prerequisites: Swim evaluation
Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, opening eyes underwater, gliding on front and back, swimming 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swimming on side, and using life jacket.
Ratio: 6:1

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Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice
Prerequisite: Swim evaluation
Skills Covered: Jumping into deep water, entering head first from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, and safe diving.
Ratio: 6:1

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Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances
Prerequisite: Swim evaluation
Skills Covered: Diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface diving, one minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke, and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke, and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a life jacket, and throwing assists.
Ratio: 8:1

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Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes
Prerequisite: Swim evaluation
Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck, and pike surface dives, two minutes of survival floating, back float, and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke, two minutes of survival swimming, and rescue breathing
Ratio: 8:1

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Ages: Eight and older
Objective: To bridge the gap between learning-to-swim levels and swim team.
Prerequisite: Swim evaluation.
Skills Covered: Stroke technique for the four competitive strokes, start and turns, dives, teamwork, and confidence and endurance building.

Instructors may recommend that participants try out for the JCCMW Sting Rays Swim Team.

Ratio: 18:1

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JCCMW Disclaimer

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We reserve the right to change or cancel classes, instructors, schedules, policies, and/or prices at any time.