JCC Swim School

Lessons at the Uptown JCC are designed utilizing the guidelines of the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Instruction focuses on providing a safe and nurturing environment where each swimmer is encouraged and challenged, but never pressured or forced to participate. All lessons are implemented and taught by highly skilled and trained American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors. Must complete lessons within four months of purchase. Questions? Contact Kathleen Kennair  or Marianne Doyle.

All students must be JCC members.  Learn more about JCC membership and guest policies. 

Download Swim School Flyer with fall offerings

Private/Semi-Private

Private
Our custom lessons are available for students of all ages and tailored to meet each individual’s needs and goals.

Ages: 2 and older
Six 30-minute lessons | $180 per student

Semi-Private
Gather your own group of 2-3 students of the same skill level for shared lessons.

Ages: 2 and older
Six 30-minute lessons | $135 per student

Complete this inquiry form to be paired with an instructor.

Adult Private
Emphasizing personal safety, swimming skills and endurance. Learn to float, kick and swim on front and back. Improve skills and confidence. Contact Kathleen Kennair to schedule your lesson.

Ages: 18 and older
Six 30-minute lessons | $180 per student

Group Lessons
Bubble Babies 6 months to 2 years old

Parent and child classes for little ones. Parents join with bubble baby for water exploration using fun songs and water activities.

Ages: 6 months – 2 years
Six-week class (once a week) | $150 per student

 

Guppies, Jr. 2 to 3 years old

Beginner class to introduce basic swimming skills. Parents are not required to be in the water. PREREQUISITE: Bubble Babies class or previous water exploration experience. 

Ages: 6 months to 2 years
Four-week class (twice a week) | $175 per student

Mondays & Wednesdays | November 5 - December 3  Register Now
No class on November 21.

Tuesdays & Thursdays | October 30 - November 27 Register Now
No class on November 22.

Two classes will be taught simultaneously per session.

Guppies 3 to 5 years old

Swimmers progress through different levels learning water safety and proper stroke technique. *Must be potty trained. For full description of skills learned in this class see Preschool Level 1, 2, and 3. 

Ages: 3 to 5
Four-week class (twice a week) | $175 per student

Mondays & Wednesdays | November 5 - December 3  Register Now
No class on November 21.

Tuesdays & Thursdays | October 30 - November 27  Register Now
No class on November 22.

Two classes will be taught simultaneously per session.

Jellies 6+ years old

Swimmers progress through different levels learning water safety and proper stroke technique. For full description of skills learned in this class see Beginner Level 1.

Ages: 6 and older
Four-week class (twice a week) | $175 per student

Tuesdays & Thursdays | October 30 - November 27  Register Now
No class on November 22.

Rays 6+ years old

Swimmers progress through different levels learning water safety and proper stroke technique. For full description of skills learned in this class see Beginner Levels 2 and 3

Ages: 6 and older
Four-week class (twice a week) | $175 per student

More information coming soon!

Related Pages:
Pool Schedules  Dolphins Swim Team 

 

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