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Monday7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Holiday Hours 2020-2021

Monday, September 7

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Monday, September 28

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Aquatic School/Swim Lessons

Learn to Swim: Build Confidence & Be Water Safe

We believe that teaching your child to swim and to be water safe is one of the most important lessons they’ll ever learn. Our swim program is designed to teach kids how to be water safe and have fun! Our perpetual monthly swim program is built specifically for swimmers from 6 months through adult. Our experienced and expert swim instructors will provide a safe and fun environment for you or your child to thrive in the water.

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Still have questions? Please call the aquatics hotline at 973-530-3515
swim lessons at the J include focus on water safety, free towel service, 4:1 student to teacher ration and more

Free Water Safety Skills Assessment

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• Over 70 classes for ages 6 months to adult

• Free water safety skills assessment

30-Minute Weekly Classes

• Free make-ups if you miss a week
• $79/month for members, $99/month for non-members

Water Safety, Then Learn to Swim

• Focus on water safety first
• Skill-level programming

No Commitments

• Month-to-month
• Cancel any time

Early Childhood Swim

Parent & Child Swim Lessons (6 months – 3 yrs old)

Parent/Child Class for 6 months – 14 months

The Parent/Child class is an interactive class designed for young children to gain confidence in and around the water. Emphasis is placed on learning through fun by using songs, games and colorful equipment we introduce the following skills: floating, breathe control, gentle submersions, survival skills, and learning tips and tricks.  Parents are required to participate in the water with your child during the class so come prepared to get wet and have fun.

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Parent/Child Class for ages 15 – 36 months

The Parent/Child class is an interactive class designed for young children to gain confidence in and around the water. Emphasis is placed on learning through fun by using songs, games and colorful equipment we introduce the following skills: floating, breathe control, gentle submersions, survival skills, and learning tips and tricks.  Parents are required to participate in the water with your child during the class so come prepared to get wet and have fun.

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Minnow Swim Lessons (2 – 3 years)

The Minnow level swim lesson is designed for children who have taken our parent/child swim lesson and have the confidence to begin learning swimming techniques on their own. This class will help your child transition to learning swimming skills such as floating, breathe control, survival skills and self-confidence as well as learning to sit and follow instructions from a swim instructor. Children will be required to be signed off from the parent/child class prior to participating in this level.

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Preschool Swim Lessons (3-5 yrs old)

An evaluation for all new students is required to help ensure proper class placement.
Contact us for your complimentary evaluation: [email protected] or 973-530-3515.

Level 1 – Tadpole

This introductory class is for children who are new to swimming or nervous in the water. Our goal is to develop confidence, breath control and proper body position with instructor assistance. Positive reinforcement is critical to help the child build trust and confidence. Graduates will be able to do 10 relaxed bobs, front float for 5 seconds, get in the ready position, jump to teacher from the wall and relax in an assisted back float.

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Level 2 – Turtle

This level is for children who are comfortable in the pool and will go underwater without the assistance of an instructor.  This level focuses on learning basic stroke technique, improving floating skills, kicking strength and survival skills. Graduates will be able to back float for 10 seconds, do proper kicking techniques on their front and back, swim 5 yards front stroke unassisted to the wall and dive down to pick something up from the bottom of the pool.

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Level 3 – Seal

This level is for children who are able to swim independently and are ready to learn the basics of all four competitive strokes. In this advanced level graduates will be able to swim freestyle with rollovers for 15 yards, swim backstroke 15 yards, elementary backstroke, dolphin kicks, breaststroke kicks, and safe sit dives.

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Level 4 – Shark

This level focuses on improvement of endurance in addition to the refinement of strokes and techniques.  Graduates will be able to swim 25 yards of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, and 15 yards of Butterfly.

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Grade School Swim Lessons (6-12 yrs old)

Level 1 – Stingray

This level is to build confidence and learn basic water safety skills through fun and games. Graduates will be able to kick on their front and back 25 yards, jump in the water and recover safely, elementary backstroke, front crawl for 25 yards, tread water and swim underwater for 10 seconds or more.
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Level 2 – Otter

This level focuses on introducing all four competitive strokes. Graduates will be able to swim 15 yards of freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, breaststroke kick, and dolphin kick.

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Level 3 – Dolphin

In this level, an emphasis will be placed on refining technique in all 4 competitive strokes.  Graduates will be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke, know dolphin kick and breaststroke kick and be able to tread water for 2 minutes.

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Stroke Development  (5-8 years old)

The stroke development class is for students who have advanced through the swim lesson levels and are able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, and breaststroke.

This level will refine stroke mechanics for all four of the competitive swim strokes. Endurance will be a key focus of this class and students will also be taught about the competitive world of swimming including competitive starts, turns, and specific stroke techniques.

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Pre-Teen Stroke Development (9-12 years old)

The focus of each class is to build an environment for youth to practice swimming skills in a supportive, inspiring and non-competitive atmosphere while maintaining a healthy exercise routine.  Graduates will be able to swim a continuous 100 IM, perform flip turns and tread water for at least 2 minutes.

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Teen & Adult Swim Lessons (13+ yrs old)

Teen Swim Lessons (13 – 17 years)

Stroke Development: The focus of each class is to build an environment for youth to practice swimming skills in a supportive, inspiring and non-competitive atmosphere while maintaining a healthy exercise routine.  Graduates will be able to swim a continuous 100 IM, perform flip turns and tread water for at least 2 minutes.

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Adult Swim Lessons (Ages 18+)

It is never too late to learn how to swim or to refine swim strokes. Whether you are new to swimming or an experienced triathlete, our adult swim classes can assist you with your needs.  Our adult swim lessons are a positive way to gain confidence and learn how to swim while in a supported environment.

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Metro Marlins Swim Team - Green 1 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM)

Green - 1

Registration Start Date Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Registration End Date Monday, March 1, 2021

# of meetings0

Program Start Date Monday, October 5, 2020

Program End Date Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Metro Marlins Swim Team - Green 2 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM)

Green - 2 Early

Registration Start Date Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Registration End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

# of meetings0

Program Start Date Monday, October 5, 2020

Program End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

Metro Marlins Swim Team - Green 2 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM)

Green - 2 - Late

Registration Start Date Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Registration End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

# of meetings0

Program Start Date Monday, October 5, 2020

Program End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

Metro Marlins Swim Team - Purple Team (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM)

Purple Team

Registration Start Date Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Registration End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

# of meetings0

Program Start Date Monday, October 5, 2020

Program End Date Thursday, December 31, 2020

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