Aquatics

John Wozniak, Director, Aquatics, 516-634-4184,  jwozniak@friedbergjcc.org


Our aquatics center features a 6-lane/25 yard-pool, kept at 84.5 degrees year round. The pool is generally separated with 3 lanes for our lap swimmers and the other half for classes, exercises and general swim. Our center provides a swimming experience for all types of swimmers and people who enjoy water exercises. We offer American Red Cross swim classes, water exercises, swim team, private lessons and much more! CLICK HERE for the Aquatics Pool and Lap Swimming Schedule.

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The Benefits of JCC Swim Lessons for Kids
Our swim classes are a great way to build social and lifesaving skills. Swimming helps to build muscle tone, motor skills and helps with sensory issues. Swim classes will help your child become comfortable with water in a fun filled environment with their peers.

Why Aquatic Exercise is Important for Adults
Adult aquatic exercise is an important part of life for social, physical and emotional well-being. Water fitness is an exercise that minimally impacts joints and allows persons with physical constraints to exercise. Workout with like-minded individuals with enthusiastic instructors. Feel stronger and energetic!


Pool Hours

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Open Pool Time

Sunday: 8 am − 5:30 pm
Monday – Thursday: 6 am − 9:30 pm
Friday: 6 am − 5:30 pm
Saturday: 8 am − 4:30 pm

Separate Swim Times

Women Only: Tuesday: 8:30 − 9:30 pm
Men Only:
Thursday: 8:30− 9:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The pool may occasionally be closed for special events.
Notices will be posted around the building.
 

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Our American Red Cross Learn-to-swim program offers swim classes for all ages. Private, semi-private and create-your-own classes are specifically designed for your child. Our swim team is a great place for your child to continue progressing with swimming and learning more of a competitive stroke, starts, turns, and finishes.

Look for a class that fits you or your child. We’ve got them all!


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New! The Ripples: Pre-Swim Team (ages 5–7)

This is a pre-swim team for swimmers not old enough for the competitive team. Swimmers must be able to complete one length of the pool. Skills taught: Front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.
Main goal: to increase endurance which is a swim team requirement.

The Waves Competitive Swim Team (ages 6–17)

Join the “Waves” swim team and compete in the Metropolitan JCC Swim League. Swim schedule includes 10 swim meets and a championship meet. All participants will receive one team bathing suit and cap. The season begins in October and ends in April.


Private Lessons

Take swimming lessons with one of our trained and certified aquatics staff instructors. Lessons are by appointment only.

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Fee: 5 lessons, $175; 10 lessons, $350
Members: 5 lessons, $140; 10 lessons, $280

Two-on-One Lessons (prices are per person)
Fee: 5 lessons, $150; 10 lessons, $300
Members: 5 lessons, $100; 10 lessons, $200

Design Your Own Class
Don’t see exactly what you like?  Find 3 to 5 friends and we will get an instructor for you (subject to pool space availability).
Fee: 5 lessons, $120; 10 lessons, $250
Members: 5 lessons, $90; 10 lessons, $180


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Aquatic fitness classes is a great way to exercise without putting more stress on your body. Friedberg JCC offers different level of aquatic fitness classes ranging from beginners to serious exercisers. Classes are offered throughout the weekdays and nights.

Find a class that fits your schedule. We’ve got them all.