Children's Programs

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Try our swim lessons, swim team, water polo, or coached workouts. The pool is heated to a toasty 82 degrees year-round, so your child can swim in any season.

To sign up, you can click the "Register" button in the class description to sign up online, or you can print a registration form. (Questions about how to register online? See our Online Registration FAQ.)

For more information about any aquatics program, contact the Aquatics Office at aquatics@svjcc.org or 408.357.7428.


Swim Team (ages 5-18 years)
Join our Narwhal Swim Team! This is a non-competitive, year-round swim team that teaches and trains young swimmers. We'll place you on the correct team depending on your skill level. Try-outs are welcome at any regular practice session.

Effective October 28th, 2014, we will have a new swim team program with a new coach!
The APJCC is excited to announce its new, revamped Youth Swim Team program. You're invited to meet our new coach and learn about the new team on Friday, October 24th from 4:00-5:15pm on the pool deck. You'll get a chance to talk with the coach, share your goals, and hop in for a short kick-off swim! The new team's official start date is Tuesday, October 28th. The first few practices will be complimentary. Billing will begin November 10th.

  • A Team - 200 yard IM with mastery of all 4 strokes.
    Practices are Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:15pm  and Fridays (optional) from 4:00-5:15pm. 
    Prices will be announced soon.
  • B Team  - 200 yard IM with basic proficiency in all 4 strokes.
    Practices are Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00pm and Fridays (optional) from 4:00-5:15pm.
    Prices will be announced soon.
  • C Team - 100 yard IM with basic proficiency in all 4 strokes.
    Practices are Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00pm and Fridays (optional) from 4:00-5:15pm. 
    Prices will be announced soon.

To sign up, contact the Aquatics Department at aquatics@svjcc.org or 408.357.7428.


American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (ages 15+)

To successfully complete this course, you must attend the entire course, pass all physical skills, and pass all practical and written exams. Please bring proof of age ID, lunch, swimsuit and towel. Registration deadline is one week prior to start date.

This is a 4-day class that meets two weekends in a row, from 9:00am-5:00pm each day.

Dates of the next class are December 6, 7, 13,  and 14, 2014.

$284 - Full Center Members
$315 - Social Members/Non-members


One-Hour Coached Workouts (all ages)

Want to get ready for swim team or just improve your aquatic fitness? Our one-hour coached workouts are ideal for swimmers looking to build endurance, work on technique or get a great aerobic workout coached by a JCC swim instructor.

Fees Full Center Member Social Mem/Non-mem
Single (1 hour) $67 $77
Private 5-Pack $320 $370
Private 10-Pack $550 $650

To sign up, contact the Aquatics Department at aquatics@svjcc.org or 408.357.7428.

Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons (all ages)
We offer private swimming lessons year-round, for all ages, children and adults. Each lesson is 30 minutes. Semi-private swimming lessons are for 2 individuals at similar ability levels.

Fees Full Center Members Social Mem/Non-Mem
Private single session $38 $48
Private 5-pack $175 $225
Private 10-pack $305 $405
Semi-private 5-pack $125 $175
Semi-private 10-pack $210 $310

To get started with private or semi-private swim lessons, please fill out an interest form specifying days and times you are available, and the aquatics department will contact you to schedule your lessons.


A note about fees: If you are registering a child for an aquatics program, please note that the program fee is based on the child's JCC membership status, not the parent's JCC membership status. If the child is a Full Center Member, he or she receives the Full Center Member discount.

Bringing a baby or small child to the pool?
Please read our swim diaper policy.


The APJCC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that welcomes everyone. We rely on generous donations to continue serving our community and those in need. A beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and a proud member of the JCC Association of North America. This website copyright 2014 Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley.

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