Starfish Swim Team at the JCC Indianapolis

JCC Indianapolis Swim Team

The JCC Indianapolis Starfish Swim Team welcomes swimmers at all levels. Swimmers work on improving strokes and endurance while having fun!

Registration is ongoing at any time of year. Please contact us to join, claim your free practice and schedule your swimmer’s 15-minute evaluation (4 pm Tuesday or Thursday).

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Benefits of Youth Swim Team

  • Team Building: Swimmers learn to work together, to encourage each other, and to communicate for reaching group goals.
  • Social Development and Self-Confidence: While children are learning life-long skills, they’re also observing peers and learning social behaviors like waiting their turn and cheering on their peers. Achieving benchmarks serves to build self-confidence and independence. Most importantly, swimming is fun.
  • Minimal Financial Investment: Unlike many other sports for youth, swim team requires only a swimsuit and goggles.

What to Expect

Swim Team members must be able to swim at least 50 yards unassisted “freestyle” with their face in the water, 25 yards backstroke and tread water for 30 seconds.

Swim team is year-round, and members may join at any time. Practices are Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 4:15 – 5 pm.

Participation in the program is paid through a monthly draft (payment comes out on the first of each month).

As of Jan 1, 2024:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: $78 per month ($60/month Members)
Tuesdays or Thursdays only: $39 per month ($30/month Members)

Aquatics Are Central at the JCC

Aquatics and learning to swim are deeply rooted in Jewish values and culture. Our aquatics program is integral to our community center, and we have built and maintained an aquatics center consisting of indoor, outdoor, competition-sized, and therapeutic pools. Our love of aquatics and passion for aquatic exercise starts early with swim lessons offered to all ages beginning at 6 months with parent/baby classes, continuing with lessons for children and classes for adults, and we offer arthritis and therapy classes for those well into their 90s.

Visit our Schedules page for the schedule of hours and activities for our aquatics center.

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