Swim Lessons and More

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

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Lessons and Classes

Group swim classes for Summer 2022 will be in our new indoor pool! Classes will be May 31-June 10.

Parent & Child Swim Lessons (6-36 months old with an adult)
Get your toddler or baby comfortable in the water at an early age in our heated indoor pool! Our instructor will coach caregivers on skills needed to assist a child in feeling comfortable and confident in the water.

  • Tuesday-Friday | 9:45 AM | 30 Minutes

Preschool Age Swim Lessons (3-5 years old)
Preschool swim classes teach swimmers basic aquatic locomotion skills, simultaneous and alternating arm/leg movement on front and back and build on the basic skills needed to progress.

  • Tuesday-Friday | 30 Minutes
    Time options: 9:00 AM, 4:15 PM, 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday-Thursday | 30 Minutes
    Time options: 5:45 PM

School Age Swim Lessons (5-12 years old)
Our School Age swim classes are based on a logical, level progression that helps swimmers develop their water safety, survival, and swimming skills. It is designed to give participants a positive learning experience

  • Tuesday-Friday | 30 Minutes
    Time options: 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday-Thursday | 30 Minutes
    Time options: 5:45 PM & 6:30 PM 

We are also offering Private Swim Lessons! Please contact our front desk at 713.729.3200 for more information. 

Class Listings


Swim Teams

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

Policies and Programs

Pool Rules and Swim Etiquette
Camp Instructional Swim Program 

Pool Updates

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For more information, please contact Paige Fitzgerald at or 713.595.8178