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Youth Swim Lessons and Classes


SWIM SAFE. SWIM SMART. SWIM SEALS. 

 
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Swim lessons are scheduled by level. Don't know your level? Click here
or contact our Aquatics Department to schedule a free stroke analysis at 610.435.3571

Please see our Program Guide for the most recent swim lesson times and pricing.

After School Swim Lessons
Learn how to swim after school in the JCC pool. Small ratios are maintained to make sure everyone gets one-on-one instruction. For levels 2, 3, and 4.
Mondays or Thursdays, January 13 - March 26 | 4 - 4:30pm
Weeks per session: 11
Price: $255 JCC MVP: $200

Lifeguard Certification Course
Sundays (April 19, 26, May 3) 10am - 4pm
Tuesdays (April 21, 28) 6pm - 9pm
Thursdays (April 23, 30) 6pm - 9pm
This course teaches the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies at a swimming pool facility. Participants must pass the prerequesite swim test and the final exams.
Ages 15 years +
Price: $360   JCC MVP: $310

Let’s Swim Together - Home School Swim
This special program is designed for the home school student and their family. Jump in for fun and exercise in a safe atmosphere.
Thursdays, January 16 - March 26 | 3 - 4pm
Weeks per session: 11
Price: $100 JCC MVP: Free

Swim Clinics
Learn the fundamentals of swimming and stroke technique.
Mondays and Thursdays, Starting Fall 2020

Private Lessons
One-on-one lessons with our certified instructors. All lessons must be paid in advance.
By appointment, 30-minute lessons for swimmers of all ages
Price per lesson: $42   JCC MVP: $30

Semi-Private Lessons
Lessons that consist of a two person group.  All lessons must be paid in advance.
By appointment, 30-minute lessons for swimmers of all ages
Price per lesson: $35   JCC MVP: $23

Special Needs Swim
Lessons for special needs swimmers. Skills taught include basic lifesaving, aquatic independence, as well as social and learning skills.
By appointment, 30-minute lessons for swimmers of all ages
Price per lesson: $42   JCC MVP: $30

Group Lessons

Tuesday Group Lessons
April 14 - June 2  |  8 Weeks per session
Level 1: 5:30 - 6pm
Level 2: 6 - 6:30pm
Level 3: 6:30 - 7pm
Level 4: 7 - 7:30pm
Level 5, 6: 7:30 - 8pm
Price: $195   JCC MVP: $165

Saturday Group Lessons
April 18 - June 6  |  8 Weeks per session
Level 1: 10:30 - 11am
Level 2: 11 - 11:30am
Level 3: 11:30am - 12pm
Level 4, 5: 12 - 12:30pm
Level 5, 6: 12:30 - 1pm
Price: $195   JCC MVP: $165

Sunday Group Lessons
April 19 - June 7  |  8 Weeks per session
Level 1, 2: 11 - 11:30am
Level 3,4: 11:30am - 12pm
Price: $195   JCC MVP: $165

Swim Clinic
Mondays & Thursdays | April 13 - June 4 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Weeks per session: 7
This class is for our more advanced swimmers. We will work on endurance and stroke development.
Price per lesson: $195   JCC MVP: $165

 


Meet Our Instructors

 

Hometown: Scranton, PA
Years at the J: 19 years
Certifications/Specialties: 
American Red Cross certified Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, and CPR/First Aid Instructor

Jodi Lovenwirth

   

 

Hometown: Orefield, PA
Years at the J: 6 years
Certifications/Specialties: 
Water Safety Instructor, American Red Cross certified Lifeguard, and Aqua Aerobics Instructor

Kay Fried

   


 

Hometown: Emmaus, PA
Years at the J: 8 years
Certifications/Specialties: 
Adult/Special Needs Swim Instructor, water Safety Instructor, American Red Cross certified Lifeguard and certified in CPR/AED and First Aid

Sallie Smith

   

 

Hometown: Allentown, PA
Years at the J: 8 years
Certifications/Specialties: 
Water Safety Instructor and certified in CPR/AED and First Aid

Susan Ritter

   


 

Hometown: Irvington, NJ
Years at the J: 40+ years
Certifications/Specialties:
Preschool/Pre-K Swim Instructor

Peggy Waite    


For more information about any of our Learn to Swim programs or to schedule lessons, please contact Jodi Lovenwirth, Director of Aquatics, at 610.435.3571 ext. 118 or [email protected].

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