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JCC Swim Team | Regenstrief Natatorium

The JCC Swim Team is open to youth ages 5-15 who can swim at least 25 yards. We welcome swimmers of all levels. Swimmers work on improving their strokes and endurance while having fun! Contact Nicole to try one practice FREE before joining.

Learn-to-Swim lessons



USA Swimming Foundation/American Red Cross learn-to-swim classes are for children who are ready to swim. We start with blowing bubbles and water adjustment, progress to floating, kicking and swimming on tummies and backs and then to stroke improvement. There are no make-up classes or refunds due to participant absence. Classes are limited to 6 participants.

Parent/Tot Swim | 6-36 months  Adult working with infant/toddler in the water
Level 1: Intro to Water Skills | Ages 3-5  For children with little to no swim experience
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills | Ages 4-6  For beginning swimmers who have some swim experience
Level 3: Stroke Development  |  Ages 5-7  For children who can swim a little on their own, roughly 20 feet or more
Level 4: Stroke Improvement  |  Ages 6-12  |  For children who need little to no assistance and can swim the width of the therapy pool
Level 5: Stroke Refinement  |  Ages 6-12  | For independent swimmers not yet ready for swim team, but able to work on developing strokes in a small group setting

Please note: Scholarships are available for swim lessons for children ages 3 to 5 years old. The scholarships are made possible by Paula, Harry, Dani, Donald, Dorothy, Daniel, Anna, Jonathan and Sade on behalf of the Donald Etra Futures Fund. More information can be found on our Scholarships webpage.

Private and semi-private lessons are available during open swim times and are available to swimmers of all ages and abilities. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Lessons are scheduled and paid for via the MindBody website or the MindBody app. To arrange for lessons, please contact JCC Indy Aquatics at


Individual 1/2-hour session:
$35 / $25 Members

Ten 1/2-hour sessions:
$300 / $200 Members


Two Children*
One 1/2-hour session:
$45 / $35 Member
Ten 1/2-hour sessions:
$400 / $300 Member

*For families with more than 2 children, contact Aquatics at

Note | All swim lesson tickets expire one year after date of purchase.

SCUBA Diving (Ages 10+)

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 at


Water Scouts

In Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts? Come to the J to earn aquatics badges or complete swim testing for summer camp! Contact Nicole to make your reservation. $15 per Scout (minimum 5 children).

When to be at a class? Use your best judgement as to how long it will take you to get changed; the classes do start at their scheduled time (the floor will be lowered to start the class at schedule time, so it is recommended to be there a couple of minutes early to ensure that you are there at that time).

How do I buy a punch pass? All punch passes and lesson passes can be purchased at the Welcome Desk.

Note | All swim lesson credits expire one year after date of purchase.