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. 

Swim Lesson Inquiry Form

Membership is required for enrollment in lessons.  Members must complete lessons within four months of purchase. Questions? Contact Marianne Doyle.

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 | $195 per student

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

Ages: 2 and older
Six 30-minute lessons | $150 per student

Adult Private
Emphasizing personal safety, swimming skills and endurance. Learn to float, kick and swim on front and back. Improve skills and confidence.

Ages: 18 and older
Six 30-minute lessons | $195 per student

Complete our private instruction inquiry form to be paired with an instructor.

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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

April 25 - May 30  |  Class is full
Next class will be in June - dates TBD - stay tuned!
 


Tadpoles 2 to 3 years old

Classes will resume in the Fall

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

Two classes will be taught simultaneously per session.


Guppies 3 to 5 years old

Classes will resume in the Fall

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. 

Two classes will be taught simultaneously per session.


Jellies 6+ years old

Classes will resume in the Fall

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

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

Related Pages:
Pool Schedules  Dolphins Swim Team MEMBERSHIP

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