REMINDER YOM KIPPUR CLOSINGS: Both JCCs will be closed from Tues, 10/4 at 3:30pm thru Wed, 10/5. Blue Gym in OM closes Mon. 10/3 at 7:00pm, and reopens Thurs. 10/6 at 9:00am. Find future closings: jcc.org/hours

Shabbat candle lighting: 6:21pm

Swim Lessons at the Owings Mills JCC

The swim school at our Owing Mills location starts with Parent/Infant & Child classes for ages six months-five years and includes American Red Cross Swim lessons from levels 1-6. All classes are coed and take place Saturdays, Sundays weekly or twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please note some classes may not be available at certain times of year.

Private lessons are also offered. For questions or to arrange lessons, call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

Swim Lessons - Youth (OM)

Tadpoles
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Ages 3-5 years. Small group lessons designed to build self confidence. Water exploration and primary swimming skills. Children must be able to attend class without parents. If child is not completely potty trained, child must wear a swim diaper under their swimsuit. Class size is limited. 

Register for September-October 2022 

For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

Lunch and Swim
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LUNCH and SWIM - A unique swim opportunity. Monday afternoons you have the opportunity for your child to have lunch and then enjoy a swim lesson. Students will learn safety in and around the water as well as basic swim instruction.

These classes are currently on hold. If you have questions please call 410.559.3530

ARC Level 1 Swim
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INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS
Helps participants feel comfortable in the water. Skills learned include: enter & exit water (using side, ladder & steps), Blowing bubbles (nose and mouth), bobbing, opening eyes under water retrieving objects, front and back glides, back float, recover to vertical position, roll from front to back and back to front, tread water using arm and hand action, alternating and simultaneous arm and leg action (front & back), combining arm and leg action (front & back).

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For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

ARC Level 2 Swim
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FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS
Gives participants success with the fundamental skills: Skills learned include: enter water by stepping or jumping, exit water (ladder steps & side), fully submerge holding breath, bobbing, front jellyfish and tuck floats, front and back glides and back float, recover to vertical, roll over from front to back and back to front, change direction of travel while swimming on front and back, treading water using arm and leg actions, combined arm and leg action on front and back, finning on back.

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For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

ARC Level 3 Swim
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STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Builds on skills with practice in deeper water. Skills learned include: enter by jumping in, head first entry (sitting & kneeling), bobbing to safety, rotary breathing, survival float, back float, change from vertical to horizontal positions (front & back), tread water, flutter, dolphin, and scissors kicks, front crawl & elementary back strokes. 

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For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

ARC Level 4 Swim
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STROKE IMPROVEMENT
Develops confidence and improves skills. Skills learned include: headfirst entries from side in compact and stride positions, swim under water, feet first surface dive, survival swimming, front crawl and backstroke open turns, tread water using 2 different kicks, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly, flutter and dolphin kicks on back.

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For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

Swim Lessons - Teens/Adults (OM)

Adult Beginner Swim
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This class includes introduction to water skills; submersion in water, breath control, floating on front and back with floatation support. 

For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

Pre-Teen/Teen Beginner Swim
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Ages 10-17. Introduction to water skills; submersion in water, breath control, floating on front and back with flotation support.

Register for July 5-28

For questions or to register call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530

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