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:
- Torah – that is, the rules of the world as we understand them, and wrong from right
- How to make a living
- How to swim
Check the operating hours of our Outdoor Aquatics Park and Merfish pool.
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.
*Please contact Member Services at 713.729.3200 or Staci Silva at 713.595.8165 to register for May swim classes.
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. (Private lessons will resume on June 1. For more information, please contact email@example.com.)
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 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.
Join for an upcoming event at the Outdoor Pool during the summer season. Some events are members only; some are open to the community!
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.
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.
Meet the hard-working Aquatics team!
Policies and Programs
Learn to Swim Handbook
Pool, Diving Board and Locker Room Policies
Swim Testing (Required for individuals under 18)
Private/Semi-Private Lesson Policy
Camp Instructional Swim Program
Swim Lane Etiquette
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.595.8193.