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Aquatics

Swim Team

Youth (Age 6-12), Teens (Age 13-17)
Join our award-winning swim teams for a challenging and rewarding swim experience!
two swimmers in lap pool

Overview

At the J, our swim teams are designed to challenge and motivate swimmers as they develop the necessary skills for competitive swim.

Our trained and certified coaches are committed to helping swimmers improve their endurance and skill level. We help our swimmers improve in both qualitative and quantitative measures, create a sense of teamwork, and most importantly have a great time!

For questions or to register call the Swim Team Hotline: 410.559.2379

Swim Team Options

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Summer League Swim Team

Fierce in the water but friendly on land, our summer team has developed a reputation for team and individual success. The Barracudas compete in the Central Maryland Swim League against other outdoor swim club teams in Division V. Tough competitors as a team, the Barracudas also boast a number of individual League records, and a strong history of success at the League’s Straehle Championships. The season typically consists of five meets held over five weeks between June 20 and July 24 at clubs in the Central Maryland area. At home, we compete in the JCC’s outdoor 25 Meter lap pool.

Please note that under CMSL League Rules, swimmers must belong to the JCC as part of a family membership. Summer members are especially welcomed!

Team Vision Statement

“We Swim for Good Times!” The team’s vision statement can intentionally be read two ways: First, the team is focused on individual achievement, as objectively measured by “the clock.” Our team’s philosophy puts a greater value on an individual swimmer performing a best time than a swimmer who wins their race, but does not swim to their best ability. This first approach leads directly to the second interpretation of this statement: With emphasis on team achievement and a focus that values individual improvement, the team seeks to provide a structure that encourages holistic growth and development, and provides opportunities for leadership growth and development.

Tryouts

Tryouts are available before and after evening practices (5:00-7:00pm, or after 8:00pm) Monday-Thursday evenings. Please email coachmcelroy@gmail.com or call the Swim Team office at 410.559.2379 to schedule a tryout. Experienced competitive swimmers looking to join a summer team can register at The Barracuda Swim Team Website. We look forward to racing with you! GO BARRACUDAS!

Visit the official JCC Barracudas website.

During the school year we offer a highly regarded competitive swim team opportunity at our Rosenbloom JCC campus in Owings Mills, MD.

Affiliated with USA Swimming and Maryland Swimming, the JCC Swimming team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of JCC Swimming to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Training Levels/Schedules
Ages 8 and under: Consistently attend practice 2x a week
Ages 9 and over: Consistently attend practice 2-4x a week
Seniors/Sen.Dev*: Consistently attend practice 5-6x a week
*Swimmers at this level must be able to achieve BB times and faster time standards as defined by USA swimming motivation times.

Questions? Call: 410.559.2379

To arrange a tryout contact Coach Brendan McElroy.

Learn more about the team

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Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC Hours
Sunday
Building Hours 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Monday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday
Building Hours 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Holiday Hours
We have special hours for certain Jewish holidays and national holidays. View 2023-2024 holiday schedule

Independence Day
Thursday, July 4 – 8:00am-6:00pm

Memorial Day
Monday, September 2 – 8:00am-6:00pm

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3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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Call
Welcome Desk:  410.559.3500
Member & Guest Services:  410.559.3506

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To receive text alerts on your mobile device:
Building Closings/Delays: text “join alerts to 410.994.7654
Group Fitness Cancellations or Changes: text “join groupx to 410.994.7654
Pool Closings: text “join poolOM”or “join PoolPH” to 410.994.7654
Basketball Gym Closings: text “join basketball” to 410.994.7654
Pickleball Changes: text “join pickleball” to 410.994.7654

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Weinberg Park Heights JCC Hours
Sunday
Building Hours 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Monday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday
Building Hours 5:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Membership and Guest Services Office Hours 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday
Building Hours CLOSED

Holiday Hours
We have special hours for certain Jewish holidays and national holidays. View Holiday Schedule >

Independence Day
Thursday, July 4 – 8:00am-6:00pm

Memorial Day
Monday, September 2 – 8:00am-6:00pm

Visit
5700 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
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Call
Welcome Desk: 410.500.5900
Member & Guest Services: 410.500.5910

Stay Connected
To receive text alerts on your mobile device:
Building Closings/Delays: text “join alerts to 410.994.7654
Group Fitness Cancellations or Changes: text “join groupx to 410.994.7654
Pool Closings: text “join poolOM”or “join PoolPH” to 410.994.7654
Basketball Gym Closings: text “join basketball” to 410.994.7654
Pickleball Changes: text “join pickleball” to 410.994.7654

View our Guest Policy and Fees.

Schedules: Pools

Please note that pools close 30 minutes before each building closes.

View our Guest Policy and Fees.

Pools — Owings Mills
Aquatics Park Schedule – May 25 – Sep 2, 2024
Indoor Pool Schedule – June 2024

Pool — Park Heights
New Park Heights Pool Reservation Policy
• Reservations will be required for female swim surrounding the 9:00am and 10:00am hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. At all other times, once pool capacity is reached, the locker room door will be locked. The lifeguard will admit patrons as space allows.
• Reservations will open on Sundays. We recommend making them as early as possible.
• If you require assistance making the reservation you must WALK IN and meet with a member of our Guest Services team.
• All patrons using the pool during these time slots will be required to get a wristband to show to the lifeguard.

Crawford, Shawnise

Senior Director of Aquatics
Dept.: Aquatics

McElroy, Brendan

Head Swim Team Coach
Dept.: Aquatics

Risper, Meghan

Aquatics Specialist
Dept.: Aquatics
Testimonials

Great institution. Staff are always pleasant, helpful and friendly. Best gym and swimming facilities in the Baltimore area. Facilities are always well organized and clean. Highly recommended for adults, teens, children and families.

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