Swim Lessons and More

Kids at Pool

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.  

Learn More

Swim Lessons and Classes

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

Class Listings

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.

Learn More

Swim Teams

Summer Swim Prep Clinics  6-18 Yrs
Sundays 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM | Jan 6, Feb 10, Mar 3 & Apr 7
Perfect your strokes and get ready for swim team season! Learn More

Stroke Development Program Swim Team 6+ 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

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

Special Events

Join for an upcoming event at the Outdoor Pool during the summer season. Some events are members only; some are open to the community!

Learn More



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. 

Learn More

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.  

Learn More


Meet the hard-working Aquatics team! 

Learn more

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

Like our Facebook page for notices of pool closures and important information relating to the Aquatics department.   


For more information, please contact Lee Hutchens at or 713.595.8193.