Parking, Pool and Gym access at Owings Mills J:  The Indoor Pool will be closed Friday, Feb. 3 due to an unexpected mechanical issue. Parking on the right side of the building (by Gordon Center) will be limited Friday, Feb. 3-Sunday, Feb. 5. ALSO, the Glazer "wood" gym will be closed Sunday, Feb. 5 from 12:00-7:00pm.  Please plan ahead.

Shabbat candle lighting: 5:11pm

Aquatics & Certifications

Getting in, getting wet, and getting under. These three skills comprise the swim level known as Introduction to Water Skills, or American Red Cross Level 1. Fundamental Aquatic Skills are next, followed by Stroke Development, Stroke Improvement, Stroke Refinement, and Swimming and Skill Proficiency. 

In addition to swim lessons, teens can receive certifications in lifeguarding, babysitting and more.

Aquatics - Teens

Swim Lessons
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The J offers swim lessons designed for teens and fitness swim classes for knowledgeable swimmers seeking a challenge. At the Weinberg Park Heights JCC we do have male and female only lessons.

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Your teen can save a life and gain real life skills by becoming a certified babysitter or lifeguard. Classes offered include Basic Life Support, First Aid/CPR/AED, Lifeguarding, NSPF - Pool Ops Certificate and Water Safety Instructor.

Swim Team
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At the J, our swim teams are focused on physical fitness as well as developing the particular skills of competitive swim. As with all our sports teams, the J’s swim teams honor the Jewish sense of community while at the same time taking pride in healthy competition.