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

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Swim Lessons at the Park Heights JCC

Currently all swim lessons are on hold at the Park Heights JCC

The swim school in Park Heights starts with Parent/Infant & Child classes for ages six months-five years and includes American Red Cross Swim lessons from levels 1-6. Coed, Male-only, and Female-Only classes are available for all ages and take place Sundays and Mondays.  Private lessons are also offered.

For questions or to arrange lessons, call the Aquatics Hotline: 410.559.3530.

Swim Lessons - Youth (PH)

Parent Infant Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

Ages 6 months-2 years. Parents and infants acclimate to water through kicking, reaching and blowing bubbles.

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

Tadpoles
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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. Class size limited to six. 

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

Lunch and Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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.

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 1 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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).

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 2 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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.

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 3 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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. 

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 4 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

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.

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 5 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

STROKE REFINEMENT
Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. Skills learned include: shallow-angle dive from the side, tread water, tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely, front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly, and standard scull. 

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

ARC Level 6 Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

SWIMMING AND SKILL PROFICIENCY
Refines strokes so participants swim with ease. Level 6 features menu options to prepare participants for advanced activities, including water safety instructor course, competitive swimming or diving. These menu options include: fitness swimmer, personal water safety, and fundamentals of diving. 

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

Swim Lessons - Teens/Adults (PH)

Teen/Adult Beginner Swim
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Swim lessons are currently on hold at the Park Heights JCC. 

Ages 13 and up. Introduction to water skills; submersion in water, breath control, floating on front and back with floatation support. 

For questions please call 410.559.3542 or email rchinsky@jcc.org

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