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Adult Aquatics

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Group Adult Learn to Swim Lessons

Beginning swimmers ages 18+ can learn to feel comfortable and safe in the water with Indy Aquatic Masters! This class for swimmers with little to no experience will cover the basics of swimming strokes and water safety including overcoming fear of the water, floating, gliding, stroke introduction and deep-water skills.

Sessions run for eight (8) classes over a 4-week period (so meet twice a week). Maximum 8 students per session (1:2 instructor to student ratio).
$100 per session. Register at indyaquaticmasters.com.

All COVID-19 safety precautions will be taken.

SCUBA Diving (Ages 10+)

Discover Scuba: Try scuba to see if you like it, and find out what it’s like to breathe underwater without taking the plunge into a certification course. This quick and easy introduction will teach you how to use scuba equipment in shallow water. Learn more and fill out the medical waiver.

Open Water Diver: Learn diving techniques and equipment usage and explore life underwater with Indy Scuba! Participants will receive PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Scuba Certification.

Register for either option at indyscuba.com.

Synchronized/Artistic Swimming

Indy Synchro, a synchronized swimming/artistic swimming club, offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Currently members range from age 6-73. We strive to provide every member an opportunity to be part of a team, improve their physical and mental skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to national competitor.

Visit indysynchro.org for more information, or contact head coach Julie Thaden at headcoach_indysynchro@yahoo.com.

Private Swim Lessons

Please Note: There is currently a wait list for lessons. To reserve your spot, please contact Renae at rschuldt@JCCindy.org to provide payment and availability details. If we are unable to schedule you or you no longer wish to wait, you will receive a refund.

Private and semi-private lessons are available during open swim times and are available to persons of all ages and abilities. Training is tailored to the individual’s aquatic objectives. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Please pay at the Welcome Desk and give the receipt to your instructor. Note: All swim lesson tickets expire one year after date of purchase.

Contact Renae at rschuldt@JCCindy.org to arrange for private or semi-private swim lessons.

Lessons are scheduled and paid for in Daxko:

As of May 1, the JCC has switched from MindBody to Daxko for swim lesson payment. Make all your purchases in one system, using the card the JCC already has on file for you. Just sign in to your Daxko account, search for your program and register.

Daxko Login Tips:
  • Use the email address or phone number associated with your JCC membership account
  • Follow the prompts to log in or reset your password
  • If you get locked out or if your email is tied to multiple accounts, call the Welcome Desk at 317-251-9467 or email info@JCCindy.org.
Register for Private or Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Click “Swim Lessons – Current/Past Participant” or “Swim Lessons – NEW” at the top of the page to narrow down your selection.

Private Lessons

Individual ½-hour session
$40 / $25 M

Five ½-hour sessions
$165 / $100 M

Ten ½-hour sessions
$330 / $200 M

Semi-Private Lessons

Individual ½-hour session
Each participant: $30 / $18 M

Five ½-hour sessions
Each participant: $125 / $75 M

Ten  ½-hour sessions
Each participant: $250 / $150 M

*2-3 participants.
If more than 2 participants, contact JCC Indy Aquatics

Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Programs

Therapy pool is heated to 89°F (highest Arthritis Foundation will allow).
All participants are required to purchase a Water Movement pass from the Welcome Desk.
Try 1 class FREE before you buy!

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Range-of-motion workout with gentle exercise in shallow water.

Fit Joints Plus*

Deep-water aerobic workout while working on range of motion.

*=Fee based class:
One class: $10 / $5 M
Ten class pass: $80 / $40 M

Ai Chi

Water Tai Chi, which utilizes the warm water and repetitive movements for relaxation and meditation.

Aqua Jog

Water weights/dumbbells and other tools utilized in the shallow end of the pool with cardio exercises in the deep end while utilizing a water jogging belt.

Aqua Mobility*

The postures and principles of yoga, including breathing, mindfulness and balance, adapted to an aquatic environment.

Aqua Zumba

Low impact aerobic pool party! Tone the body with fitness moves and choreography.


Aqua boxing in the shallow end of the pool using boqs

Hi-Low Aqua

Aqua boxing interval training. Great cardio workout with use of resistance boqs or gloves utilized so as to keep it as a no impact workout.
Alternating between shallow water interval exercises and deeper water cardio, this class works to both tone and trim. All exercises can be adjusted for ability and swimming level. Once you start, you’ll have so much fun that you won’t want the class to end!


Participants walk and perform other exercises with and against the current – walking forwards, backwards, sideways, on your toes, and on your heels.