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To ensure everyone's safety, masks are required to enter the building.  Unvaccinated people must be masked unless swimming and showering. Fully vaccinated people can remove their masks when working out, showering and swimming.   Use of masks are optional for all outside activities regardless of vaccine status.

June 23, 2021 |

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Kelly Sampson, Aquatics Director, ext. 235, [email protected]

Roberto Fuentes, Asst. Aquatics Director, ext. 250, rfuentes@worcesterjcc.org


Water Fitness Classes are here again!

Indoor Pool Schedule - effective June 15

2021 Outdoor Pool Hours 


Summer Swim Lessons


The JCC aquatics facility includes two pools, indoor and outdoor with a separate wading pool, and a comprehensive schedule of programs and classes. Take the plunge into water fitness in our state-of-the-art six-lane, 25-yard indoor pool! Set in a building with natural lighting, the pool is perfect for a leisurely swim or an effective workout using water - not your body weight - as resistance.

Swim laps during our scheduled lap times and your entire family can enjoy our open swim times.

The JCC Aquatics Department also offers many courses throughout the year such as:

  • lifeguard training courses and recertification
  • first aid courses
  • CPR courses and recertification
  • WSI courses
  • aquatics employment opportunities
  • Summer Day Camps Red Cross swim programs
  • sports specialty camps swim program


When group lesson times don’t fit your schedule, we offer private and semi-private instruction. We can teach you to swim at ANY age. We specialize in lessons for those who have “water issues”.

Single Private Lesson: Member $35, Non-Member $45

Member Special Packages: 5 Lessons $170

Non-Member Special Packages: 5 Lessons $220

Semi-Private Swim Lessons (2 students – same family): Member $50, Non-Member $65   

Swim Club

Does your child enjoy swimming? Or are they looking for a new sport to try? The JCC Swim Club is a great way to make new friends, improve swimming skills and stroke technique, build endurance, develop your fitness level, and build self confidence. Our team is for everyone from 6-18 years old.

The JCC Swim Club offers the recreational and competitive swimmers the opportunity to develop and improve their swimming abilities. Our coaching staff provides top notch training for all four competitive strokes, including diving and flip turns. The emphasis on the team is stroke mechanics, fitness conditioning, time improvement and team building. The club swims year round offering a Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer session option.  New swimmers are always welcome, please contact the aquatics department to set up a swim evaluation.

Group Lessons

We offer the American Red Cross Lean to Swim Program for preschool through grade 6. We also offer a Parent/Tot swim class for children 6 months - 3 years and their parents/guardians. Our staff are experienced and certified instructors ready to provide swimmers with the necessary skills to be safe in the water and improve swimming abilities and technique. Our quality lessons range from preschool classes through Levels 1-4. Group lessons are offered during the week after school and also on weekends.

Summer Swim Weeks

  • Prepare your children for a summer of fun and a lifetime of safety in all aquatic environments
  • Preschool programs focus on water exploration and comfort, with an emphasis on water safety
  • K-6 programs use the American Red Cross progressive swim program

Aqua Fitness Classes

Reservations required. Upload the mobile MyJ app with GooglePlay or Apple. You can find directions for use on a desktop on our Website. Call the front desk with questions: 508-756-7109.

HIIT the H2O – Monday 8:30am; A 45 minute class where you are suspended in the deep end of the pool with the use of a flotation belt. The format is alternating periods of hard work followed by short rest periods. Appropriate for all levels. Masks required and distanced. 

Drenched – Wednesday 8:30am; A 45 minute shallow water class set to music with 3 blocks of work. Block1 is a warm-up; Block2 incorporates 30 second consecutive intervals using grounded strength, cardio and power cardio moves; Block 3 allows you to increase resistance with AQUALOGIC resistive equipment. Appropriate for all levels. Masks required and distanced. 

Drenched- Monday 6:30pm

HIIT the H2O – Wednesday 6:30pm

Aqua Personal Training

Elaine Drawbridge, Worcester JCC Fitness and Group Exercise Director, offers personal training in the water and on land. Elaine is certified by Igor Burdenko, the leading authority on Aquatic Exercise and Therapy. Elaine leads clients through an Aquatic based workout customized to the individual’s needs and abilities. For more information on this exciting new training system please contact Elaine at ext. 230 or [email protected].




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