The Center will CLOSE at 6:00PM on Wednesday, November 27 (Pools close at 5:30PM) and will be open from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (pools close at 12:30PM) on Thursday, November 28 in obervance of Thanksgiving. Please see the flyers posted around the Center or the online Group Exercise schedule for abbreviated fitness schedules for November 27 & 28. Thanks!

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Swim Classes

The Weinstein JCC Aquatics Department brings you more than just swimming pools. We bring you a sense of community in a place where you and your family can get involved in learning water activities and more. Elements of this program are open to both members and non-members.

 

Swim Classes at the Weinstein JCC

The Weinstein JCC has dozens of swim classes for all ages and all levels of skill. Our highly qualified instructors can make enjoying the water part of your family’s life. Scroll down to see all of our fall Aquatics classes. Or, visit our Activity Finder and click on the Aquatics filter in the right-hand box.

Synchronized Private Lessons


Ever thought about what it takes to be a synchronized swimmer" Come and learn about these unique skills with one of the swimmers from the Dolpholinas synchronized swim team.
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Lunch & Fun Preschool Swimming Levels 1-3


Preschool-age children are taught basic aquatic safety and swimming skills, all the while increasing their comfort level in and around the water. Skills are age-appropriate, helping children achieve success on a regular basis and enjoy social interactions with other children. As in all swimming and water safety courses, safety is first.

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Shallow Water Aerobics


This water aerobics class is great for adults looking for a fun, social, low-impact physical activity. During class you will perform various movements in shallow water to improve joint flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength. This is an instructor lead class; however, participants need to know personal limits and participate as they see fit. If you have recently had medical issues, a medical release is required before attending class. Please indicate any medical issues or limitations on your registration form.

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Deep Water Aerobics


This water aerobics class is great for adults looking for a fun, social, low-impact physical activity. During class you will perform various movements in 8-10 feet of water to improve joint flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength. Aqua belts are provided and are required to participate. This is an instructor lead class; however, participants need to know personal limits and participate as they see fit. If you have recently had medical issues, a medical release is required before attending class. Please indicate any medical issues or limitations on your registration form.

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Aqua Zumba


Join Instructor Jill Carrillo for a class that’s perfect for anyone who’s looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. 

How it works: Aqua Zumba integrates the Latin/International dance rhythms and movement of Zumba with traditional aquatics fitness principles and exercises, creating the ultimate “Pool Party” that you won’t want to miss! (Minimum class size: 4) 

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Parent and Child Aquatics Level 1


Level 1 provides experiences and activities for children to: learn to ask for permission before entering the water, enter and exit the water safely, feel comfortable in the water, explore submerging to the mouth, nose and eyes and fully submerging, explore buoyancy on the front and back position, change body position in the water, learn how to play safely, experience wearing a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket and learn age-appropriate water safety skills.

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Parent and Child Aquatics Level 2


Level 2 builds upon the skills learned in Level 1 and provides experiences and activities for children to: establish expectations for adult supervision, learn more ways to enter and exit the water safely, explore submerging in a rhythmic pattern, glide on the front and back with assistance, perform combined stroke on front and back with assistance, change body position in the water, experience wearing a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket in the water and learn age-appropriate water safety skills.

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Level 1: Learn to Swim


This class is for the first-time swimmer that doesnít know how to swim. Skills to be taught in this level include: entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles, bobbing, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front and back gliding, back floating, rolling from front to back and back to front, treading water, alternating simultaneous arm and leg actions on front and back, combining arm and leg actions on front and back and age-appropriate water safety topics.

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Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills


This class is for the child who can swim independently and has not mastered his/her stroke techniques. Skills to be taught include: entering and exiting the water, submerging, bobbing, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front, jellyfish, and tuck floating, front kicking and gliding, back kicking and gliding, rolling from front to back and back to front, rotary breathing, treading water, combining arm and leg actions on front and back and age-appropriate water safety skills.

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Level 3: Stroke Development


This class is for the more advanced swimmer. It builds on Level 2 skills through additional guided practice in deeper water. Skills to be taught include: entering the water, headfirst entries, bobbing while moving toward safety, rotary breathing, back and survival floating, changing from vertical to horizontal position on front and back, treading water, flutter and dolphin kicking on front, scissors and breaststroke kicking, front crawling, elementary backstroke and age-appropriate water safety.

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Level 4: Stroke Improvement


This class is for the more advanced swimmer. It builds on the skills in Level 3 through additional guided practice, and helps swimmers develop confidence and endurance. Skills to be taught include: headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions, swimming underwater, feet-first surface diving, survival swimming, open turning on front and back, treading water using two different kicks, front and back crawling, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly, flutter and dolphin kicking on back and age-appropriate water safety topics.

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Pre-Fins Group


Dolphin Club offers two groups within Pre-Fins, helping ensure that each swimmer is in the practice environment that will help them have the greatest experience in a setting appropriate for their needs. We will be offering “Beginner Novice” practices two days a week for 30 minutes each, while also providing a more challenging “Novice” practice three days a week for 45 minutes. (Transportation is provided for both Pre-Fins groups to and from Kids’ Place and Childcare.)

Beginner Novice
Swimmer must be at least 5 years or older and be able to complete a 25-yard freestyle and/or backstroke without assistance.

Practices will take place Wednesdays & Fridays from 4:15 - 4:45 PM

Novice
Swimmers must be 5 years or older and be able to swim a 25-yard length of the pool using legal freestyle, backstroke and either breaststroke or butterfly (at least 3 of the 4 strokes).

Practices will take place on Sundays from 1:45 - 2:30 PM, Mondays from 4:00 - 4:45 PM and Wednesdays from 4:45 - 5:30 PM

In addition to registering below, please fill out our Pre-Fin Registration Form.

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Preschool Aquatics Level 1


Level 1 orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatics skills. These skills include entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles through mouth and nose, submerging mouth, nose and eyes, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front and back gliding, back floating, rolling from front to back and back to front, treading water, alternating and simultaneous arm and leg actions on front and back, combining arm and leg actions on front and back and age appropriate water safety skills. Transportation to and from Childcare provided.

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Preschool Aquatics Level 2


Level 2 helps children gain greater independence in their skills and develop more comfort in and around water. Skills to be taught include entering and exiting the water, bobbing, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front floating, back gliding and floating, rolling from front to back and back to front, treading water using arms and legs, combining arm and leg actions on front and back, finning arm action on back and age-appropriate water safety skills. Transportation to and from Childcare provided.

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Preschool Aquatics Level 3


Level 3 helps children start to gain basic swimming propulsive skills to be comfortable in and around water. Skills to be taught include entering the water, fully submerging and holding breath in the water, bobbing, rotary breathing, front, jellyfish and tuck floating, front and back floating or gliding with recoveries, changing direction of travel while swimming on front and back, finning arm action on back and age-appropriate water safety topics. Transportation to and from Childcare provided.

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Dolpholinas Synchronized Swim Team & Clinic


This unique team teaches girls synchronized swimming skills, sportsmanship and, most importantly, teamwork. Participants compete in local, regional and national meets. For more information or to become part of the team, contact Head Coach Anne Auditore at dolpholinasrva@gmail.com.​ The team is open to swimmers ages 8-18. 

Want to learn more? Come to one of our Open Houses on Tuesday, September 24 and Thursday, September 26 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM. 

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Dolphin Club Swim Team


There has been something special happening here at the Weinstein JCC with the Dolphin Club Swimming program. With the “Fin Family”, athletes can experience competitive swimming in an environment that facilitates self-confidence, teaches patience throughout a process, and encourages positive relationship building. Families have the option to swim throughout the short course season (September-April), or join for the entire year at a discounted rate to enjoy both the short and long course seasons.

Be sure to get registered quickly to secure your spot. Click here for the 2019-20 Dolphin Club Swim Team Registration Form. Once complete, please return to Myles Phelps at mphelps@weinsteinjcc.org.

For more information, contact the Aquatics Department at 545-8640 or visit the swim team website at teamunify.com/vadcst.

*Additional forms will be emailed once you register.

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