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.


2018-2019 Session Dates

Winter: Wednesday, January 2, 2018 – Saturday, March 16, 2019
No Classes: 1/21, 2/17-2/24

Spring: Sunday, March 17 – Monday, June 3, 2019
No Classes: 4/20-4/27, 5/25-5/27

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  • All Level I, II, III classes are 30 minutes each.
  • All Level IV, V, and Competitive Stroke classes are 45 minutes.

NEW! Swim Clinic: Dives and Turns

Improve your competitive swim times and aquatic skills with our clinic focused on dives and turns.

10 Sundays7 yrs and up2-3pm$500
10 Tuesdays7 yrs and up4-5pm$500

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

8 SundaysWinter 2019$262 
10 SundaysSpring 2019$328 
10:00-10:30am   
12 ThursdaysFall 2018$394 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2019$328 
1:00-1:30pm   
12 FridaysFall 2018$394 
10 FridaysWinter 2019$328 
10 FridaysSpring 2019$328 
10:00-10:30am  
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$262
10:00-10:30am

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 2018$361 
9 Tuesdays Winter 2019$295 
10 Tuesdays Spring 2019$328 
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 2018$361 
8 Mondays     Winter 2019$262 
10 Mondays Spring 2019$328 
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years  
11 Tuesdays  Fall 2018$361 
9 Tuesdays Winter 2019$295 
10 Tuesdays  Spring 2019$328 
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years  
12 WednesdaysFall 2018$394 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$328 
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years  
12 Thursdays  Fall 2018$394 
10 ThursdaysWinter 2019$328 
12 ThursdaysSpring 2019$328 
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years  
12 SaturdaysFall 2018$394 
10 SaturdaysWinter 2019$328 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$262 
3:00-3:30pm3-5 years  
3:30-4:00pm3-5 years
3:00-3:30pm4-6 years
3:30-4:00pm4-6 years  

 


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 2018$361 
8 Mondays Winter 2019$262 
10 MondaysSpring 2019$328 
4:00-4:30pm4-6 years  
11 Tuesdays     Fall 2018$361 
9 Tuesdays Winter 2019$295 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2019$328 
4:15-4:45pm4-6 years  
12 WednesdaysFall 2018$394 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$328 
4:30-5:00pm4-6 years  
12 ThursdaysFall 2018$394 
10 ThursdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2019$328 
4:30-5:00pm4-6 years  
12 SaturdaysFall 2018$394 
10 SaturdaysWinter 2019$328 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$262 
3:30 – 4:00pm4-6 years  
4:00- 4:30pm4-6 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 2018$361 
8 MondaysWinter 2019$262 
10 MondaysSpring 2019$328 
4:30-5:00pm6-8 years  
11 TuesdaysFall 2018$361 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2019$295 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2019$328 
3:45-4:15pm4-6 years  
12 WednesdaysFall 2018$394 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$328 
3:30-4:00pm4-6 years  
4:30-5:00pm6-8 years  
12 ThursdaysFall 2018$394 
10 ThursdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 ThursdaysSpring 2019$328 
3:45-4:15pm4-6 years  
3:45-4:15pm6-8 years  
12 Saturdays  Fall 2018$394 
10 Saturdays  Winter 2019$328 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$262 
3:00-3:30pm5-7 years  
4:00-4:30pm5-7 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 MondaysFall 2018$361 
MondaysWinter 2019$262 
10 MondaysSpring 2019$328 
4:30-5:00pm7-10 years  
11 TuesdaysFall 2018$361 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2019$295 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2019$328 
4:00-4:30pm5-7 years  
4:45 – 5:15pm7-10 years  
12 WednesdaysFall 2018$394 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$328 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$328 
4:30-5:00pm7-10 years  
12 ThursdaysFall 2018$394 
10 ThursdaysWinter 2019$328 
12 SaturdaysFall 2018$394 
10 SaturdaysWinter 2019$328 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$262 
4:00-4:30pm7-10 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

11 TuesdaysFall 2018$465 
9 TuesdaysWinter 2019$381 
10 TuesdaysSpring 2019$423 
4:30-5:15pm7-11 years  
12 WednesdaysFall 2018$507 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$423 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$423 
3:45-4:30pm7-10 years  
12 SaturdaysFall 2018$507 
10 SaturdaysWinter 2019$423 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$338 
3:00-3:45pm6-10 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

11 MondaysFall 2018$465 
8 MondaysWinter 2019$338 
10 MondaysSpring 2019$423 
3:45-4:30pm8-12 years  
4:30-5:15pm7-11 years  
12 ThursdaysFall 2018$507 
10 ThursdaysWinter 2019$423 
4:15-5:00pm8-12 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

12 WednesdaysFall 2018$507 
10 WednesdaysWinter 2019$423 
10 WednesdaysSpring 2019$423 
4:30-5:15pm8-15 years  
10 SaturdaysWinter 2019$423 
8 SaturdaysSpring 2019$338 
3:45-4:30pm8-15 years