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Swim Instruction

Aquatics Education at the J

Swimming is a gift for life. According to the Talmud, a Jewish parent is required to teach his/her child three things:

  1. Torah – that is, the rules of the world as we understand them, and wrong from right
  2. How to make a living
  3. How to swim

Pool Schedules

Check the operating hours of our amazing Outdoor Aquatics Park and our heated 25-yard Proler Indoor Pool.  

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Classes & Programs

We have swimming lessons and swim teams for all ages. Or get in shape at one our our adult water fitness classes.  

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Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Need flexible private or semi-private lessons? Get all the details about our one-on-one or small group lessons.

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Swim Teams

Stroke Development Program Swim Team 5-14 Yrs
Enhance your child’s passion for physical activity and a love for the water. Learn all four strokes, improve technique and mechanics and learn to make swimming easier in our pre-competitive program. Register Online

Coog Aquatics Swim Team  5-18 Yrs
Coog Swim Team is a year-round team that practices at the Merfish Teen Center heated pool throughout the school year. Ongoing yearly registration. Learn more at www.coogaquatics.org

Masters Swim Team  18+ Yrs
The Masters Swim Program partnership with the J and the Coog US Masters Swim Team is in high gear. Practices will be at the Merfish Teen Center (MTC) at 9000 S. Rice. Learn more and register at www.coogaquatics.org

Pool Parties

Splash up some fun with a summer pool party! Pool parties may be held during the summer season at the Darsky Outdoor Pool, (BAS) Finger Preschool Pool or the Splash Pad. 

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Lifeguard and CPR/AED Certification

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? We’re proud to offer seasonal American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED Certification classes.  

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Staff

Meet the hard-working Aquatics team! 

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Policies and Programs

Learn to Swim Handbook 
Pool, Diving Board and Locker Room Policies
 
DROP Program   
Swim Testing  (Required for individuals under 18)
Private/Semi-Private Lesson Policy
Camp Instructional Swim Program 
Swim Lane Etiquette  

Pool Updates

Email lhutchens@erjcchouston.org to sign up for the aquatics email updates list. You will receive notices of pool closures and important information relating to the Aquatics department.   

 

For more information, please contact Lee Hutchens at lhutchens@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8193.