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. Questions? Contact Kathleen Kennair or Marianne Doyle.

What Our Members Say:

"We did semi-private with Marianne. She helped my daughter build her confidence and challenge herself to make it across the pool! Group with my twins, they loved the songs incorporated into the sessions and the special attention they received." - Lesley Brown, JCC Member 

"We've loved having our boys in swim lessons with Kat and Jordyn. Swim lessons during camp were a great start, but the private lessons really honed their skills. Kat and Jordyn were fantastic at keeping our boys engaged and learning in a no-pressure environment with tons of fun. We were so impressed with how quickly the boys became proficient in their swimming and would definitely recommend the lessons to others." - Rachel Bartkowiak, JCC Member



All students must be JCC members.  Learn more about JCC membership and guest policies. Members must complete lessons within four months of purchase.

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
Tuesdays  |  November 13 - December 18 (10:30-10:55 AM)  
Thursdays  |  November 8 - December 20 (5:15-5:40 PM) No class on November 22.  


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, 4:30 - 5:00 PM
January 14 - February 11  |  Register Now

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:00 PM
January 15 - February 7  |  Register Now

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 the 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, 3:45 - 4:15 PM
January 14 - February 11  |  Register Now

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:15 PM
January 15 - February 7 |  Register Now

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

Thursdays, 4:45 - 5:15 PM
January 15 - February 7  |  Register Now


 

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 

 

EVENTS
NEWS
FITNESS CLASSES

Upcoming Community Chanukah Celebration

Nefesh Mountain, a Jewish bluegrass ensemble, will brighten the Mintz Auditorium with soulful folk-inspired music.

...

NOLA Grannies Project Visits the Uptown JCC

Grandmothers seem to have one thing in common: they refuse to tolerate anything or anybody messing with their loved ones. And that’s just what a group of ten grannies from New Orleans did when they heard about trouble at the border for families seeking asylum.

...

Creating Eight New Memories for Chanukah

This year let’s create eight nights of memories instead of eight days of gifts. 

...

BINGO! Chanukah Edition

This year, we’re bringing the Chanukah celebrations to the fitness center with Chanukah BINGO. Get out of your comfort zone, make new friends, and learn more about everything the JCC offers.

...

More News

Today's Upcoming Classes