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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 swimmers 5+ years must wear bathing caps.


Classes begin the week of Thursday, October 5

Registration begins:

  • Tuesday, September 5 for members
  • Monday, September 11 for nonmembers

Classes will not meet on:

  • Thursdays: November 23 and December 21 and 28
  • Fridays: November 24 and December 22 and 29
  • Saturdays: November 25 and December 23 and 30
  • Sundays: November 19 and 26 and December 3, 17, 24, and 31*

*Classes that do not meet on Sunday, November 19 and December 3 and 17 due to our Barracudas home swim meets will be made up at the end of the session.

To register by phone, contact the Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139 or 516.484.1545 ext. 137.

Ages: 6-18 months
Make the water a comfortable and fun place for your child! Emphasis is placed on body position and blowing bubbles. The class is designed to make each child as well as parents comfortable in the water. There is lots of fun and splashing. Parents/guardians must be in the water with their child for this class and children must wear swim diapers.
12 sessions
Begins Thursday, October 5, 2:30-3pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 1-1:30pm
$325 members / $475 nonmembers

Ages: 18-36 months
It is never too early to learn to swim! Starting at a younger age lays the foundation and makes the pool a fun place. This class is focused on being comfortable in the water. The skills taught are basic floating, kicking, and aquatic safety. Parents/guardians must be in the water with their child for this class and children must wear swim diapers.
12 sessions
Begins Thursday, October 5, 3-3:30pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 1:30-2pm
$325 members / $475 nonmembers

Ages: 3-5 years
This class is designed to introduce your child to the fundamentals of swimming. We focus on floating, gliding, breath control, and promoting independence and separation. The pre-swimmer class lays the foundation for your child to do an independent swim class. Parents/guardians must be in the water with their child for this class and children must wear swim diapers if they are not toilet trained.
12 sessions
Begins Thursday, October 5, 3:30-4pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 2-2:30pm
$325 members / $475 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, 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.
12 sessions
Begins Thursday, October 5, 4-4:30pm
Begins Friday, October 6, 3:15-3:45pm
Begins Saturday, October 7, 3:30-4pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 2:30-3pm
$325 members / $475 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.  Students will learn skills such as front crawl, back crawl, and rotary breathing as well as increasing the distance in which they can swim.
12 sessions
Begins Thursday, October 5, 4:30-5pm
Begins Friday, October 6, 3:45-4:15pm
Begins Saturday, October 7, 4-4:30pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 3-3:30pm
$325 members / $475 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.
12 sessions
Begins Friday, October 6, 4:15-4:45pm
Begins Saturday, October 7, 4:30-5pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 3:30-4pm
$325 members / $475 nonmembers

Ages: 7-12 years
This class is for children who can swim 50 yards (2 laps) non-stop. It is for the more skilled swimmer. The strokes that will be covered are front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, and side stroke. This class is geared at building endurance and fine tuning all strokes and getting a swimmer ready for swim team.
12 sessions
Begins Friday, October 6, 4:45-5:15pm
Begins Saturday, October 7, 5-5:30pm
Begins Sunday, October 8, 4-4:30pm
$325 members / $475 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.

Take your yoga practice to a new level with our new Floating Yoga classes, taught by Salty Soul Yoga. This class will challenge both your strength and balance, while helping you to align and calm your mind and body. Open to all levels.

For the class, it is recommended that you wear what you would wear to a hot yoga class, and bring a hat or shower cap to wear. It is advised to bring a change of clothes in the event you get wet. Please bring a towel and water bottle, and arrive 15 minutes earlier than the start time.

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. Class is open to SJJCC members.
Mondays, 10:15-11:05am
Tuesdays, 9:15-10am
Wednesdays, 10:15-11am
Thursdays, 9:15-10am
Fridays, 10:15-11:05am