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Swim Lessons Descriptions


Our Philosophy

Our experienced and dedicated instructors lead small classes that will teach your children aquatics skills in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. We want your kids to succeed and to love swimming as much as we do! For more information and to dive into swim lessons, contact Aquatics Director Ashley Vieira at or 781-476-9912.

Click HERE for the Swim Lesson schedule.

Parent and Tot Swim – Register HERE


This is the exciting first dip into the pool for children and we make it special for everyone involved! Parents bring their children (ages 6 months to 3 years) into the pool for a fun lesson with one of our wonderful instructors. Sing songs, dance in the water and more. We offer Parent and Tot on Sundays in two age groups: 6 months-2 years and 2-3 years.

Swim diapers are required. 

Starfish: Level 1 – Register HERE

Your children will learn basic swimming skills in this fun, no pressure class. They’ll practice blowing bubbles, floating and kicking.

Seahorse: Level 2  – Register HERE

Ready for the next level! Children learn important skills such as beginner front and back crawl, floating, glides (prone and supine), seated dives and treading water.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 1 or children must be able to easily enter the water and be comfortable participating in small groups.

Combo Starfish and Seahorse  – Register HERE

This convenient option is for families who want a Level 1 or Level 2 class, but can’t make the scheduled times. Children learn skills from Starfish and Seahorse classes, including submerging their faces, floating and elementary front crawl.

Barracuda: Level 3  – Register HERE

On the move! Students improve their front and back crawl by learning rotary breathing and body rotation. Breast stroke, underwater swimming, dolphin kick and diving will be introduced.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 2 or ability to float and swim independently on front and back for at least 10 yards.

Dolphin: Level 4 – Register HERE

Students will improve their stroke technique and endurance in front and back crawl, breast stroke, elementary back stroke and treading. They’ll refine their diving skills, too.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 3 or basic front crawl and back crawl for 15 yards. Children must be comfortable in deep water.

Sharks: Level 5 – Register HERE

Sharks learn to dive from our diving board! They also learn the butterfly and open and flip turns, while practicing the back crawl and breast stroke.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 4 or ability to easily swim the entire length of pool, exhibit good technique in front and back crawl and swim underwater 10 yards.

JCCNS Jellies Junior Swim Team – Register HERE

Swimmers (ages 5-12) are invited to compete in this summer swim team!  Improve your swim technique and prepare for Sea Serpent tryouts and swim season! We will compete in fun dual meets against other summer swim teams, including the Beach Club and the Corinthian Yacht Club.

*Swimmers must be able to jump into the pool and swim one full pool length unassisted or be at a dolphin level or higher.

Create a Swim Class – Register HERE

Our classes fill quickly and we want to make sure you have the chance to learn to swim! If you have at least three participants of a similar level, we will find you an instructor and place in the pool for your lessons. These 30-minute lessons are $14 per participant for JCCNS members and $16 per participant for non-members. To schedule a lesson, contact Aquatics Director Ashley Vieira at 781-476-9912 or All ages and abilities are welcome.

Adaptive Gym, Swim & Art – Register HERE

This program, for children to young adults with special needs, features 40 minutes of Gym and 40 minutes of Swim to develop gross motor skills, teamwork and a positive self-image in a non-competitive environment. Once a month participants will partake in arts and crafts after gym instead of swimming.

Participants must be able to change into their bathing suits on their own or have the assistance of a parent or guardian. 

  • Ages: 3 Years-Young Adults
  • Day: Sundays (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/13-6/19, no class 4/17, 4/24, 5/8, 5/29 (Art Days TBD)
  • Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Fee: $110 Member/$132 Community

Inner Tube Water Polo – Register HERE

Our Inner Tube Water Polo league was a big hit this past winter and summer. Hop in this spring for some fun!

  • Age: 21+
  • Day: Thursdays (15 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/10-6/23, no class 4/21
  • Time: Polo 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Fee: $5 per class

LUAU!!! – Register HERE

You LOVED it last year! Come to our outside pool LUAU Saturday, June 11th, 8:00pm-10:30pm. Open to all kids in grades 5 through 9. Have a blast with us as we hand out leis and grass shirts. Rock out with a DJ from Salem State Radio and enjoy pizza and smoothies under the lights or our outside pool. Just $10 at the door. This party is open to the community!

  • Day: Saturday
  • Date: 6/11
  • Time: 8:00pm-10:30pm
  • Fee: $10 at the door

Adult Swim Lessons – Register HERE

Get special attention in the pool! This clinic is a great way to learn the basics of swimming and improve your technique. Beginners welcome.

  • Days: Mondays & Wednesdays (15 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/7-6/22, no class 5/30
  • Time: 9:00am-10:00am
  • Once a Week: Members $90/Community $120
  • Twice a Week: Members $170/Community $230
  • Drop-In Fee: $10 Member/Community

Adult Masters Swim Team – Register HERE

Back by popular demand! Perfect for adults who want to learn stroke technique, train for triathlons, compete in swim meets or just get some great exercise! We will swim about one mile during each practice.

  • Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
  • Dates: 3/8-6/23, no class 4/23, 5/28
  • Times: Tues/Thur 5:30am-7:00am & Sat 6:30am-7:30am
  • Fee: $5 per practice

Lifeguard Certification Course & Review – Register HERE

Get certified, get a great job, have skills for life! Take advantage of these convenient life guard training courses at the JCC.

Prerequisites: You must be able to swim 300 yards Freestyle/Breaststroke without stopping, tread water for two minutes without hands, retrieve a brick from the bottom of the pool 7-10 ft. and deliver it to the shallow-end of the pool in 1:40. Must be at least 15 years of age to take the course; lifeguards must be 16 years old to be hired in the state of Massachusetts.

Lifeguard Course – Register HERE

Certifications good for two years: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding & First Aid

April Vacation:

  • Days: Sunday-Wednesday
  • Dates: 4/17–4/20
  • Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

June Weekends: 

  • Days: Saturdays & Sundays
  • Dates: 6/11, 6/12 & 6/18, 6/19
  • Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Fee: Members $325/Community $350
  • Instructor: Meryl Umansky

Lifeguard Review Courses – Register HERE

  • Day: Thursday
  • Dates: 4/21
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Day: Saturday
  • Dates: 6/25
  • Time: 9:00pm-12:00pm
  • Fee: Members $50/Community $60
  • Instructor: Meryl Umansky

Private and Semi Private Swim Lessons

Semi-private (individual)$25$30
Sibling Semi-private (for two)$40$50
Semi-private (individual)$80$100
Sibling Semi-private (for two)$140$180
Semi-private (individual)$150$190
Sibling Semi-private (for two)$270$350