Swim Lessons for all Ages at the JCC!

Swim lessons for tots to teens and adults!  Our group lessons focus on getting all swimmers comfortable and confident in the water, while having fun.  Our experienced, accredited coaches start with basic swimming skills.  As children progress, swim lessons introduce them to different strokes, with a focus on technique.


2019-2020 Session Dates

Fall 2019: Monday, September 9 – Thursday, December 19

No Classes: 9/29-10/1, 10/8-10/9, 10/12-10/15, 10/21-10/22, 10/31, 11/9-11/11, 11/27-12/1

Winter 2020: Monday, January 6 – Sunday, March 15, 2020
No Classes:  1/18-1/20, 2/15-2/23

Spring 2020: Monday, March 16 – Sunday, June 7
No Classes:  4/6-4/19, 5/10, 5/23-5/25, 5/29-5/30

Fall Session 2019 Registration Dates

Priority Registration 1 (staying in same class)Tuesday, June 11th – Sunday, June 16, 2019
Priority Registration 2 (changing level/time)Monday, June17 – Monday, June 24th, 2019
Open RegistrationTuesday, June 25

  • All Level I, II and III and some Level IV classes are 30 minutes each.
  • Some Level IV, and all Level Vand Competitive Stroke classes are 45 minutes.

We are introducing a new system for online registration for the following classes. Please click on the link for the time of the class you wish to register for, and follow the screen prompts. If you are new to JCCMW programs, please create a Guest account. If you’ve registered for something here already, please use the ‘I forgot my password’ link to get a new password link sent to your email. 
Once you’ve accessed the registration site, please be sure to select the family member you wish to register, or select “My Account” if you wish to add a child or spouse who is not listed. 
If you have any difficulty accessing your account, please call Customer Service at 914 472-3300 or email 
info@jccmw.org

Parent/Child Aquatics – Little Goldfish

12 months – 2 3/4 years
Parent/caregiver and child work together to learn basic skills such as bubble blowing, kicking, big arms, and safety jumps.  With the use of flotation devices, games, and water play, children will become comfortable in the water.  As a reminder, children must wear a swim diaper.
Ratio 6 pairs: instructor

10 SundaysFall 2019$355 
7 SundaysWinter 2020$250
9 SundaysSpring 2019$320 
10:00-10:30am   
10:30-11:00am
10 ThursdaysSpring 2020$355 
1:00-1:30pm   
13 FridaysFall 2019$425 
10 FridaysSpring 2020$355 
10:00-10:30am  
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395
10:00-10:30am
10:30-11:00am

Pre-School Aquatics

3-5 years. This class is for children who are learning how to get comfortable in the water.  Participants learn basic swimming skills: putting their face in the water, blowing bubbles, and moving their arms and legs in the water.  They will also learn FUNdamentals such as back floats, treading water, and jumping into the water.
Ratio 3: instructor. Max 6 children

11 Tuesdays Fall 2019$395 
9 Tuesdays Winter 2020$320 
10 Tuesdays Spring 2020$355 
1:00 – 1:30pm    

Tadpoles – Level 1

An introduction to water skills that helps participants to feel comfortable in the water. This class teaches basic swimming skills including kicking, arm movements, floating, and jumps. All of these skills are taught with support. We focus on principles such as safe water entry/exit, water buoyancy, breathing control and blowing bubbles, as well as aquatic safety. This class prepares participants to become independent swimmers. Ratio 3: Instructor

11 MondaysFall 2019$395 
8 Mondays     Winter 2020$285 
9 Mondays Spring 2020$320 
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years
3:30-4:00pm4-6 years
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years  
4:30-5:00pm7-10 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$500 
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355 
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years  
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years
4:30-5:00pm7-10 years
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395 
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250 
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320 
3:00-3:30pm3-5 years  
3:30-4:00pm4-6 years  
3:30-4:00pm7-10 years

 


Registration in the following classes for all new and existing students requires an evaluation by our Aquatics coaches. Please click here to schedule an evaluation so that we can ensure your child is placed at an appropriate level.


Nemos: Water Skills and Fundamentals – Levels 1 & 2

Participants in this class will be introduced to the skills used by a Level II swimmer, but will also work on Level I skills that still need to be mastered.
Ratio 3 children: 1 Instructor

*Approval is required by the Group Lesson Coordinator*

11 Mondays     Fall 2019$395 
8 Mondays Winter 2020$285 
9 MondaysSpring 2020$320 
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years  
4:30 – 5:00pm4-6 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$500 
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355 
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years
4:00-4:30pm6-10 years
4:30-5:00pm4-6 years  
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395 
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250 
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320 
3:00 – 3:30pm4-6 years
4:00- 4:30pm6-10 years  

Minnows – Level 2

Participants in this class should be proficient in the skills of our Tadpole class. This is a FUNdamental swimming skills class that allows participants to improve/refine arm and leg movements on their front-side and back, as well as learn how to do a sit dive. Participants are also taught how to tread water, and gain comfort in deep water.
Ratio 6 children: 1 Instructor

11 Mondays     Fall 2019$395 
8 Mondays Winter 2020$285 
9 MondaysSpring 2020$320 
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years
3:30 – 4:00pm5-7 years
4:00-4:30pm6-8 years
4:30 – 5:00pm6-10 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$500 
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355 
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years
4:00-4:30pm5-7 years
4:30-5:00pm6-8 years  
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395 
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250 
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320 
3:00 – 3:30pm5-7 years
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years  
4:00- 4:30pm6-8 years  

Leapfrog – Level 3

This class is for participants who are able to swim at least 15 yards without assistance. This is a stroke development class where participants will learn rotary breathing, scissor kick, elementary backstroke, and butterfly kick. They will also be introduced to kneeling and standing dives along with other swimming/water safety skills. Ratio 6: Instructor

11 Mondays     Fall 2019$395 
8 Mondays Winter 2020$285 
9 MondaysSpring 2020$320 
4:00-4:30pm6-8 years
4:30 – 5:00pm8-10 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$500 
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355 
3:30 – 4:00pm6-8 years
4:30-5:00pm8-10 years  
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395 
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250 
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320 
3:00 – 3:30pm5-7 years
3:30 – 4:00pm6-8 years  
4:00 – 4:30pm8-10 years  

Seahorses – Level 4

This class is for participants who are able to swim 25 yards using the following strokes: freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke. This is a stroke improvement class where participants will not only improve their technique but will be taught breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly.
Ratio 7: Instructor

30 Minute Class

11 MondaysFall 2019$395
8 MondaysWinter 2020$285
9 MondaysSpring 2020$320
4:00 – 4:30pm6-8 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$430
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355
4:00 – 4:30pm9-11 years
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320
3:00 – 3:30pm6-10 years
3:30 – 4:00pm6-10 years

45 Minutes Class


11 TuesdaysFall 2019$505 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2020$460 
3:45-4:30pm6-8 years
3:45-4:30pm9-11 years
4:30-5:15pm12-14 years  
13 ThursdaysFall 2019$595 
9 ThursdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2020$460 
3:30-4:15pm6-8 years  

Starfish – Level 5

Our starfish class is a combined learn-to-swim class where participants should be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and breaststroke. Swimmers need to have a basic understanding of butterfly. Participants will work on stroke refinement and increasing their speed while keeping a smooth technique. We will also introduce them to the world of flip-turns and circle swimming. Ratio 7: Instructor

30 Minute Class

11 MondaysFall 2019$395
8 MondaysWinter 2020$285
9 MondaysSpring 2020$320
4:30 – 5:00pm7-11 years
14 WednesdaysFall 2019$500
9 WednesdaysWinter 2020$320
10 WednesdaysSpring 2020$355
4:30 – 5:000pm8-12 years
11 SaturdaysFall 2019$395
7 SaturdaysWinter 2020$250
9 SaturdaysSpring 2020$320
4:00-4:30pm6-10 years

45 Minutes Class

11 TuesdaysFall 2019$505 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2020$460 
3:45-4:30pm8-12 years
3:45-4:30pm7-11 years
4:30-5:15pm12-14 years  
13 ThursdaysFall 2019$595 
9 ThursdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2020$460 
3:30-4:15pm8-12 years  

Seals Competitive Stroke Technique

Participants must have approval from the group lesson coordinator to participate in this class. Seals work on development and improvement of competitive strokes, starts, and turns as well as on building endurance in preparation to participate in competitive workouts. Ratio 8: Instructor

11 TuesdaysFall 2019$505 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2020$460 
4:30-5:15pm8-15 years  
4:30-5:15pm7-10 years
13 ThursdaysFall 2019$595 
9 ThursdaysWinter 2020$415 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2019$460 
3:30-4:15pm8-15 years

Rising Rays

A competitive swimming skills class for students who are aspiring swim team participants thinking about joining a team or don’t have the time weekly to commit to the team. In addition to the focused skills there is a competitive component that features “Race Days” and periodical invitations to join our Stingray swim team during our home swim meets.

13 Thursdays Fall 2019 $715
9 Thursdays   Winter 2020   $495
10 Thursdays Spring 2020  $550
4:15-5:15pm

Open to the following age groups:

BRONZE  8 and under level, 4 and up – a strong focus on the mastery of freestyle and backstroke fundamentals; including, rotary breathing, correct catch and pull, and flutter kick for freestyle and proper head position, pull, and kick for backstroke. Swimmers will also learn the proper technique of diving off a diving block in preparation for race days and swim meets. 

SILVER  9-10-year-olds Level 4 and up – Focuses on the development on all 4 competitive strokes; freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly as well as learning the components of flip turns for both freestyle and backstroke and open turns for breaststroke and butterfly. Swimmers will also learn the proper technique of diving off a block in preparation for race days and swim meets.

GOLD  11 and older Level 5 and up – Mastery of all 4 competitive strokes; freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, proper execution of both flip turns and open turns, diving from the block and endurance training in preparation for race days and swim meets.