All Programs
Children, Teens & Family, Fitness & Wellness, Sports & Recreation

Swim School at the J

12 months - 16 years

Our youth aquatics program is designed to teach personal water safety, stroke development, and personal growth skills to children

Cute little girl learning to swim with coach.

Overview

The J offers year-round swim lessons for kids of all ages and abilities. Our youth aquatics program is designed to teach personal water safety, stroke development, and personal growth skills to children.

We offer swim classes to ages 12 months to 16 years. All lessons are taught by certified instructors and private sessions are offered for both kids and adults, based on availability. Our youth aquatics program is designed to teach personal water safety, stroke development, and personal growth skills to children.

Classes must have a minimum of 3 participants in order to run. You will be notified in advance of the class start date if the class is cancelled and given alternative options.

Not Sure Which Class is Right for Your Child?

Check out the descriptions below!
NOTE: Class names have changed.

Kids Spring Swimming Classes

Parent/Toddler

Ages 12 months – 3 years
March 10 May 25

This class is designed to provide a joyful, loving, child-centered environment featuring songs and activities to encourage skill acquisition while developing a love of the water. An adult is required to be in the water during this class with each child.

Sundays
9:30 – 10am

Mondays
5:30 – 6pm

Tuesdays
11 – 11:30am

Wednesdays
5:30 – 6pm

Thursdays
11 – 11:30am

Fridays
10 – 10:30am

Saturdays
9:30 – 10am

Swim 101

Ages 3 – 5
March 10 May 25

In this class students will follow an activity-oriented approach that utilizes child-centered progression for the following skills: submersion, breath control and breath holding, front, back and in-line kicking, and basic surface swimming.

 

Sundays
9 – 9:30am

Mondays
5 – 5:30pm
6 – 6:30pm

Tuesdays
11:30am – 12pm
5 – 5:30pm

Wednesdays
5 – 5:30pm
6 – 6:30pm

Fridays
10:30 – 11am

Saturdays
9 – 9:30am

Swim 102/103

102: Ages 6 – 9
103: Ages 10 – 12
March 10 May 25

This class is designed to accommodate motor skills and learning based on the child’s age. The instructor will cover the following skills: breath holding and control, flutter kicking on their front and back, in-line kicking, and freestyle.

Sundays
10 – 10:30am

Thursdays
5:30 – 6pm

Saturdays
10 – 10:30am

Swim 201

Students must be able to swim with face in the water at least 15 ft unassisted, without the aid of a floatation device, lifting the head to breathe as necessary and returning face to the water without hesitation. Those who do not meet this requirement should enroll in a 100-level course.

201: Ages 3 – 5
March 10 May 25 

This course is designed to follow the 100-level classes. In this class the instructor will teach children how to swim freestyle with side breath, and backstroke. They will continue their work on flutter kick, breath control and streamline kicking.

Sundays
11:30am – 12pm

Saturdays
11:30am – 12pm

 

Swim 202/203

Students must be able to swim with face in the water at least 15 ft unassisted, without the aid of a floatation device, lifting the head to breathe as necessary and returning face to the water without hesitation. Those who do not meet this requirement should enroll in a 100-level course.

202: Ages 6 – 9
203: Ages 10 – 12

March 10 May 25 

This course is designed to follow the 100-level classes. In this class, the instructor will teach children how to swim freestyle with side breathing, and backstroke. They will continue their work on flutter kick, breath control and streamline kicking.

Sundays
10:30 – 11am

Tuesdays
5:30 – 6pm

Saturdays
10:30 – 11am

Swim 301
Students must be able to:
  • Kick 15 ft with a kickboard unassisted
  • Perform at least 5 bobs without hesitation (repeated submersion)
  • Kick on back at least 15 ft independently with arms at sides
  • Perform a streamline glide of at least 10 ft
  • Swim freestyle with side breathing at least 15 ft.

301: Ages 3 – 5
March 14 May 23

This course is designed to follow the 100- and 200-level classes. In this class the instructor will teach the progression of breaststroke and butterfly while refreshing the students’ skills on freestyle and backstroke.

Thursdays
5 – 5:30pm

Swim 302/303
Students must be able to:
  • Kick 15 ft with a kickboard unassisted
  • Perform at least 5 bobs without hesitation (repeated submersion)
  • Kick on back at least 15 ft independently with arms at sides
  • Perform a streamline glide of at least 10 ft
  • Swim freestyle with side breathing at least 15 ft.

302: Ages 6 – 9
303: Ages 10 – 12
March 10 May 25

This course is designed to follow the 100- and 200-level classes. In this class the instructor will teach the progression of breaststroke and butterfly while refreshing the students’ skills on freestyle and backstroke.

Sundays
11 – 11:30am

Saturdays
11 – 11:30am

Swim Team Clinic

Ages 6 – 16
March 11 May 14 

This class is designed for those swimmers who would like to learn basic swim team skills, while having them also work on strokes and endurance.

Students must be able to meet all of the Swim 300 level class requirements, as well as being able to swim the backstroke for 15 feet.

Mondays
6:30 – 7pm

Tuesdays
6 – 6:30pm

Wednesdays
6:30 – 7pm

Thursdays
6 – 6:30pm

Contact Aquatics

Complete Form

Questions about our Swim Lessons program? Complete this form and an instructor will be with you shortly!

Meet the Team

Our Swim School at the J instructors are all certified in swim lesson instruction—and they're a lot of fun, too! 

Related Programs