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Aquatics at the JCC

For fun and fitness

The York JCC’s aquatics program offers the following amenities:

  • 6 lane, 25 yard indoor pool (kept at 84-86°F) and is 4-8 feet deep
  • 10 person whirlpool (kept at 104°F) located on the pool deck
  • Wet sauna
  • Dry sauna

The pool offers water aerobic classes, lap swimming, swim lessons and free swim.

See Aquatics Schedule

See Pool Rules

We also offer lifeguarding, CPR, first aid, AED, water safety instructor, at various time throughout the year. Please refer to the Program Guide for the most up-to-date schedule.   Click here for Lifeguarding Training Course Information!


Water Fitness Class Descriptions

Aqua Fit imporves overall strength and endurance using water resistance and low-impact training in shallow water while increasing range of motion.
Aqua Zumba incorporates dance and fitness moves to mostly Latin music.   This class offers cardio conditioning and body toning while splashing, twisting, and laughing.
Arthritis is a certified Arthritis Foundation program aimed at those suffering from arthritis and other joint problems. A physician’s approval is recommended.
Stretch-N-Flex is a mild cardiovascular program designed to improve balance and stamina. Perfect for beginners and takes place in shallow water.
Tone-N-Flex will get those muscles in shape while working your heart. This is a higher cardio class.
Water Cardio is a fast-paced cardio workout in the shallow end.
Water in Motion is a high-energy, calorie-burning workout. To view a video of the program visit:  www.waterinmotion.com
Water in Motion Platinum is a shallow water, low-impact class that offers deconditioned participants a fun workout. To view a video of the program visit:  www.waterinmotion.com


Group Swim Lessons are taught in accordance with the American Red Cross standards. Parent and Child classes are available for children 6 months to 4 years of age. Level’s 1-6 are available for children 4 years and older. We also offer specific stroke and turn clinics for competitive swimmers. For a schedule of classes, please see the Aquatics page of our Program Guide.

Private Swim Lessons are available for children ages 4 and older. Participants select the day and time suitable to his or her schedule for half-hour one-on-one instruction with a certified Water Safety Instructor. Private lessons are also available in partner sessions for a maximum of 2 participants at the same swim level. For more information or to schedule private lessons, contact Aquatics Director, Patty Smith Neidigh.

Program Block II Aquatics Programming

November 2 – December 20

October 19 | Member registration opens
October 26 | Non-member registration opens
October 29 | Swim registration closes

Private Lessons

Ages 4+. Must be used within one year of purchase date. To book your lessons, contact Patty at patty@yorkjcc.org

Once lessons are booked with an instructor, a procedure and policy will be emailed to the parents.

1 Lesson |  Member+ $30 | Member $ 35 | Non-Member $40

6 Lessons |  Member+ $160 | Member $190 | Non-Member $210

10 Lessons |  Member+ $240 | Member $290 | Non-Member $320

12 Lessons |  Member+ $260 | Member $320 | Non-Member $360

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each lesson, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected. Should a student have any symptoms of illness, please call your instructor and cancel your lesson. We will then reschedule after symptoms subside.

Private Partner Lessons

Ages 4+. Only two people of the same swimming ability, per lesson. Participants are responsible to have a partner. Each person must buy a package and they are not to be shared. Must be used within one year of purchase date. To book your lessons, contact Patty at patty@yorkjcc.org

Once lessons are booked with an instructor, a procedure and policy will be emailed to the parents.

1 Lesson |  Member+ $23 | Member $ 27 | Non-Member $31

6 Lessons |  Member+ $120 | Member $140 | Non-Member $165

10 Lessons |  Member+ $185 | Member $215 | Non-Member $245

12 Lessons |  Member+ $210 | Member $235 | Non-Member $270

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each lesson, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected. Should a student have any symptoms of illness, please call your instructor and cancel your lesson. We will then reschedule after symptoms subside.

Parent and Child Aquatics Group Lessons (6 Months - 4 Years)

This class is designed for children and their parents with the purpose of familiarizing children in the water and teaching swimming readiness skills. In addition, you are provided with safety information and techniques used to help orient children to the water.

Wednesdays | 5:45 – 6:15 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 9:15 – 9:45 AM | Member+ Free | Member $43 | Non-Member $86

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Preschool Swimming Level 1 Group Lessons (4 - 5 Years)

At the first level, children start developing good attitudes and safe practices around the water. This class is for children that are new to the pool and have never taken any swim lessons before or swam without a flotation device.

Tuesdays | 4:00 – 4:30 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Wednesdays | 4:45 – 5:15 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 10:00 – 10:30 AM  | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Preschool Swimming Level 2 Group Lessons (4 - 5 Years)

Students will build and refine the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1 at a slightly more advanced degree.  This level marks the beginning of independent locomotion skills.

Tuesdays | 4:45 – 5:15 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 10:45 – 11:15 AM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Preschool Swimming Level 3 Group Lessons (4 - 5 Years)

Students grow the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills at a more proficient performance levels and greater distances and times.  Skills in this level are performed independently.  This class improves coordination of combined, simultaneous, and alternation of arm and leg actions.

Wednesdays | 4:00 – 4:30 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 11:30 – 12:00 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Group Lessons Level 1 (6+ Years)

Intro to Water

Participants learn elementary aquatic skills and basic water safety to help them feel comfortable in the water.

Saturdays | 10:00 – 10:30 AM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Group Lessons Level 2 (6+ Years)

Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Learn to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.  This level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills

Tuesdays | 5:00 – 5:30 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Wednesdays | 5:00 – 5:30 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 10:45 – 11:15 AM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Group Lessons Level 3 (6+ Years)

Stroke Development

Participants will learn the survival float, front crawl, and elementary backstroke, while building on previously learned skills.  The scissor kick, dolphin kick and diving will also be introduced.

Tuesdays | 4:00 – 4:45 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Wednesdays | 4:00 – 4:45 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Wednesdays | 5:00 – 5:45 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 10:00 – 10:45 AM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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Group Lessons Level 4 (6+ Years)

Stroke Improvement

Participants will improve their skills while increasing distances, using the learned stroke(front crawl/elementary backstroke).  Swimmers are taught arms for scissor kick, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly

Tuesdays | 4:00 – 4:45 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Wednesdays | 4:00 – 4:45 PM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Saturdays | 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Member+ Free | Member $50 | Non-Member $100

Please Note: For the safety of students and instructors, each participant will have their temperature checked upon entering the pool deck. Parents will then be asked to leave the pool deck and may return at the end of the lesson. Instructors that are in the pool will be wearing face shields during instructions. After each class, equipment and the area of the pool that was used will be disinfected before the next group swim lessons. Classes have also a limited number of students. There will be no make-up for classes missed.

 

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