Swim Lessons and More

Kids at the Splashpad

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 pool.

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Lessons and Classes

We have swimming lessons and swim teams for all ages during the summer season. Or get in shape at one our our adult water fitness classes. Please check back for updates on when classes and lessons will resume. 

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. Please check back for updates on when lessons will resume. For more information, please contact  

Swim Teams

Stroke Development Program  5+ Yrs
Our partnership with the Coog Aquatic Swim Team allows members to continue swimming year-round two days a week at a discounted rate. Enjoy year-round competitive swimming with less commitment. Learn more and register  at Includes a small registration fee with USA Swimming. All fees paid monthly.

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 Aquatics Park during the summer season. Some events are members only; some are open to the community!

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Pool Parties

Splash up some fun with a summer pool party! Pool parties may be held during the summer season at the Joe Darsky Outdoor Pool, (BAS) Finger Preschool Pool or the Splash Pad. We are not currently hosting birthday parties. Please check back soon. 

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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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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

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.