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Ideal for exercise and relaxation for individuals and families, the JCCGW boasts two large pools (indoor and outdoor), a children’s wading pool, and comprehensive swim classes, clubs, and clinics for all ages, abilities, and skill levels.


JCCGW's outdoor pool

Outdoor Pool

JCCGW's indoor pool

Indoor Pool

Swim Classes, Lessons & Clubs

The JCC of Greater Washington offers swim classes, swim lessons, and swim clubs for all ages and skill levels. Learn to swim, refine your strokes, or build endurance—it’s all possible at the JCCGW.

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Our swim classes introduce children of all ages to the water, helps new swimmers become adjusted and teaches fundamental swim skills and strokes.

Swim Classes


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Our youth and adult swim clubs allow swimmers to work on competitive skills and build endurance through challenging workouts and individual stroke correction.

Swim Clubs

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

Private (one student per instructor), semi-private (two students per instructor) are available in 30 minute increments. Lessons are based on instructor availability, and are available to JCCGW members only. To schedule lessons or for more information, contact Caroline Cardullo at 301-348-3890 or ccardullo@jccgw.org.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
Register Sundays, February 23-April 27
This course will help you develop skills and experience that will be valued by colleges and future employers. Colleges and employers look for applicants who can deal effectively with people, who have a take charge attitude and are willing to work to develop new skills. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for Lifeguards.


Aquatic Group Fitness

Free to members, the JCCGW’s aquatic group fitness classes—including Aqua Zumba, Flex & Stretch, Aerobics, and Deep Water Jogging—are low-impact total body workouts ideal for all ages. For more information on aquatic group fitness, contact Dawn Hubbard-Powell at dhubbard-powell@jccgw.org or 301-348-3891.

Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Exceptional Swim Program  

The JCCGW offers swim classes for children, teens, and adults with physical disabilities. Learn more about the Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Exceptional Swim Program.

Pool Safety

The JCCGW is committed to keeping its members and visitors safe. In addition to our certified lifeguards, we require strict adherence to our pool rules. Learn about our indoor and outdoor pool rules.

Questions about aquatics at the JCCGW? Contact us!