Aquatics

Group Swim Lessons

Ages6 months+

We are proud to offer American Red Cross Swim Lesson Program.

Four kids hanging off the side of the pool.
Kid learning how to dive with an instructor.
Kid swimming on his back using a kickboard.
Boy smiling in the pool.
The heated indoor training pool at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades.
Two children taking swimming lessons.
Group of kids kicking their feet in the pool.

Classes

For information, please call 201.408.1473 or email aquatics@jccotp.org.

Winter Group Swim Classes:
Sundays 1/28-6/2  (No class 2/18, 3/31, 4/28, 5/26)
Mondays 1/29-6/3 (No class 2/19, 4/22, 4/29, 5/27)
Tuesdays 1/30-6/4 (No class 2/20, 4/23, 4/30)
Wednesdays 1/31-6/5 (No class 2/21, 4/24)
Thursdays 2/1-6/6 (No class 2/22, 4/25)

Summer Group Swim Classes:
Session I: 6/16- 7/3
Session II: 7/7-7/31
Session III: 8/4-8/21

Water Babies & Parent/Toddler Swim

Ages: 6-36 Months

Splash. Kick. Bubble. Laugh. Your little one will love this intro to swim class—and so will you! The first step to learning how to swim is enjoying being in the water and this class will teach you how to work with your child to have a fun and safe water experience. 

Non-toilet-trained children must wear swim diapers (can be purchased at the Courtesy Desk) and a bathing suit.
Sundays from 9:30-10:00 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 10:00-10:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Thursdays from 3:30-4:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 19
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Red Cross Level 1

Ages: 3-5 Years Old

Introduction to Water Skills. Develop elementary aquatic skills. 

Sundays from 10:00-10:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 10:30-11:00 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 3:30-4:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:00-4:30 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:30-5:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Tuesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm
16 Classes: Sept 17
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 2:15-2:45 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Red Cross Level 2

Ages: 4-7 Years Old

Fundamental Aquatics Skills. Develops primary skills such as front crawl and back crawl. For children who have elementary skills. 

Sundays from 10:30-11:00 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 11:00-11:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 3:30-4:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:00-4:30 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Tuesdays from 4:30-5:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 17
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Red Cross Level 3

Ages: 5-12 Years Old

Stroke Development. Elementary backstroke and fundamentals of treading water are introduced. Child must be able to swim 15m on front and back.

Sundays from 10:00-10:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 10:30-11:00 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 11:00-11:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 11:30-12:00 pm
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:00-4:30 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:30-5:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Red Cross Level 4

Ages: 6-12 Years Old

Stroke Improvement. Breaststroke and side stroke are introduced. The child must be able to swim 25m front crawl and backstroke. 

Sundays from 10:30-11:00 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Sundays from 11:00-11:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:00-4:30 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:30-5:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:o0-4:30 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:00 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Red Cross Level 5

Ages: 6-12 Years Old

Stroke Refinement. Coordination and refinement of all six strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke).

Sundays from 10:00-10:30 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$465 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Mondays from 4:30-5:00 pm
16 Classes: Sept 16
$496 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm
12 Classes: Sept 18
$372 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

Swim Lessons: Swim Club

Ages: 6-12 Years Old

Skill Proficiency. Strokes learned in previous levels are polished; and endurance is stressed. Includes fun water activities.

Sundays from 10:30-11:15 am
15 Classes: Sept 15
$585 / JCC Member
*Not available to Public

For more information, contact aquatics@jccotp.org

FAQs

Swim Testing

All children must be swim-tested before enrolling in a class unless they hold a Red Cross card indicating their current level. If your child is at a higher level for his/her age they may join the older class. Swim caps required.

Make-up/Cancellation Policy

Make-ups are only for classes cancelled by JCC.
If registrant cancels after the first class, the JCC will prorate the refunds for classes not yet attended.
If registrant cancels after the second class, the JCC will prorate credits to the person’s JCC account for the balance of the classes.
All requests by e-mail only to aquatics@jccotp.org.

Membership Requirement

Membership is required to participate in all aquatics programs

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