Learn to Swim at the JCC!
Learn to swim this summer! The JCC offers the best in swim instruction for children as young as 6 months old to adults of any age. Swim Lessons generally run March-July.
Josh Davis Swim Academy: Group Swim Lessons
Our dedicated JCC Swim Instructors will utilize the Josh Davis philosophy of swimming instruction to teach your child(ren), how to swim and to be safe in and around the water.
The Josh Davis Swim Academy groups children according to the following ages: 3-4 and 5-7 (must be 3 prior to first day of class). Group lessons are 30 minutes long for eight days, Monday-Thursday. Make-ups for weather cancellations, holidays, swim meets, or instructor illness will be held on Fridays.
- Monday, Apr. 1 - JCC Members
- Monday, Apr. 22 - Opens to Community
- $130 | JCC Member $90
Sessions & Class Times
Lessons are scheduled Monday-Thursday at one of the following times: 4-4:30pm, 4:45-5:15pm, or 5:30-6pm.
- Session 1: May 28-June 6 (will meet Friday, May 31)
- Session 2: June 10-20
- Session 3: June 24-July 5 (No Class July 4)
- Session 4: July 8-18
- Session 5: July 22-August 1
The Fine Print
- The ratio of swimmers to instructors will depend on age and ability of swimmers.
- Each class will have a minimum of 4 participants and max of 6.
- All participants must wear water diapers if they are not potty-trained.
- Classes are limited and available on a first pay/register basis and are subject to cancellation if there are not enough participants.
- Participants must be minimum age of class before first class day.
About the Josh Davis Swim Academy
The JCC is continuing our partnership with Olympic Champion Josh Davis and his Learn-to-Swim program. After 2 Olympics and 5 medals (3 Gold & 2 Silver), Josh has established himself as ambassador for the sport of swimming after 25 years racing and teaching is pleased to share his experience to the next generation of professional swimmers.
2019 Parent/Child Water Acclimation Lessons
The JCC's Parent/Child Water Acclimation classes introduce your child to the water, with you learning alongside them. Our classes are geared for infants at least 6 months old to age 3.
- $60 | JCC Member $40
Parent/Child Water Acclimation I
This class is for infants 6 months to 3 years and familiarizes your child to the water. The parent or guardian must be in the water with the child, and teaches parents how to interact with their children in the water. All infants must wear water diapers if they are not potty trained.
- Session 1: SU, June-2-June 30 (no class June 9)
- Session 2: SU, July 14-August 4
A minimum of 6 participants per class; maximum of 12. Classes are limited and are available on a first pay/register basis. Classes are subject to cancellation if there are not enough participants.
Parent/Child Water Acclimation II
This class is for toddlers age 2-3 years who have already completed a Parent/Child Water Acclimation class at the JCC. It’s designed for children who are able to walk in/out of the water independently, fully submerge on their own, and understand and follow age-appropriate instructions from the teacher. The parent or guardian must be in the water with the child. All children must wear water diapers if they are not potty-trained.
Date: SU, July 14-August 4, 10:45-11:15am
A minimum of 6 participants; maximum of 12. Classes are limited and are available on a first pay/register basis. Classes are subject to cancellation if there are not enough participants.
Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons
Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons are available beginning mid-May with some limits on availability of instructors. Please call the Sports and Fitness Desk at 210-302-6825 to be placed on the list. Names will be taken beginning April 1. As soon as instructors are available, calls will be made to schedule lessons.
Private Swim Lessons for Any Age!
Private lessons are available to anyone needing a little extra attention or needing to perfect their strokes for advanced swimming. They are also available for the beginner swimmer who may not have the attention or patience to be with a group. These lessons are more flexible on days and times for a busy parent or for someone not available at our group lesson times. Private lesson sessions are 30 minutes long.
Package of 4 lessons - $130 | JCC Member $90*
*Lessons with Coach Mark Saroni - $140 | JCC Member $120
Semi-Private Swim Lessons
These lessons are the same as private lessons except they consist of two participants. The participants must be around the same swimming ability. The JCC does not make the semi-private lessons by putting participants together. If wanting semi-private lessons you must inform us of the participants. Semi-Private lesson sessions are 30 minutes long.
Each participant must pay for the package of 4 lessons - $95 | JCC Member $65
Private and Semi-Private Lesson Policy
- Call the Sports and Fitness desk at 210-302-6825 and provide name and age of swimmer, and you will be placed on a list for the next available water safety instructor to contact you to schedule the lessons.
- Payment required prior to the first lesson. Receipt must be given to the instructor prior to each lesson. Lessons must be used within 30 days of purchase.
For more information about any of our Aquatics Programs, contact Tracy Schuleman at 210-302-6909.