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Swim Classes


From 6 months to adults, build and strengthen your swimming ability in a safe and fun environment. Our classes range from beginner to intermediate and advanced, all led by our expert swim instructors.

All persons entering SJJCC who are over the age of 12 are required to be fully vaccinated. 


Under the expert guidance of our swim instructors, we can help your child enhance their swimming ability in a safe and fun environment. All bathers 5 years and older are required to wear a bathing cap, which may be purchased at the Fitness Welcome Desk.

All persons entering SJJCC who are over the eligible age of 12, are required to be fully vaccinated. This applies to all parents and/or guardians that are inside the building for any reason (it includes, but is not limited to, all classes where a parent/guardian must be in the water, drop-offs, and pick-ups from the program).

If you have not already provided proof of vaccination to SJJCC, you will need to do so in person in order to register.

To register, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545, ext. 139. Please note, no make up classes will be offered.

Ages: 6 months-5 years
It is never too early to learn to swim! Starting at a younger age lays the foundation and makes the pool a fun place. The skills taught in this class are body position, blowing bubbles, basic floating, kicking, gliding, aquatic safety, and promoting independence and separation. The class is designed to make each child as well as parents comfortable in the water. Parents must be in the water with their child, and children must wear swim diapers if they are not toilet trained.
6 sessions
Begins Thursday, July 7
$150 members / $250 nonmembers

Ages: 5-10 years
This is our first class without parents in the water.  The children in this group class may be inexperienced and fearful and our goals are to build confidence and make the pool a fun environment. We will go over skills such as basic kicks, arm pull, breath control, floats, and water safety skills.
6 sessions
Begins Thursday, July 7
$150 members / $250 nonmembers

Ages: 5-10 years
This class is designed for children who are already comfortable in the water, who already have some swimming ability, and can swim several feet unassisted. Children will learn skills such as front crawl, back crawl, and rotary breathing as well as increasing the distance in which they can swim.
6 sessions
Begins Thursday, July 7
$150 members / $250 nonmembers

Ages: 6-11 years
This class is designed for children who can swim 25 yards (1 pool length) unassisted. A basic knowledge of front crawl and back crawl is needed. Students will learn breathing to the side, breast stroke, and butterfly; as well as building endurance and lap swimming etiquette.
6 sessions
Begins Thursday, July 7
$150 members / $250 nonmembers

*There is a $35 cancellation fee. Refunds will not be given after the third session. The JCC reserves the right to cancel a class due to lack of registration. In such an event, a full refund will be given. In situation of low enrollment, weekday classes may be combined.

If you wish to sign your child up for a class after the start date, pro-rating is available for sessions missed depending upon enrollment. Please contact us for availability and pricing.

Get back in the water with this class that focuses on muscular conditioning and cardio using flotation devices and the natural resistance of the water, for heart health and stamina. Due to safety protocols, we are not giving out equipment, please bring with you any equipment you wish to use. To read our FAQs, click here. Advance reservation is required! To register, email fitness@sjjcc.org.
Tuesdays, 9:15-10am
Wednesdays, 10:15-11am
Thursdays, 9:15-10am
Fridays, 10:15-11:05am

Dov Mochari

Assistant Health + Wellness Director, Aquatics Director

(516) 484-1545 x108

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