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JCC is now open for Fitness & Aquatics - for access make reservations on mobile app: MyJ or register via a desktop computer.
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As per Gov. Baker mandates, all persons at JCC will  wear face-coverings in all public places, even where they are able to maintain 6 feet of distance from others.

January 23, 2021 |

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

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

New Reservation System - Click here for all the details!

Additional Pool Hours

Water Fitness Classes are here again!

Family Swim Times

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   

Looking forward to offering these fabulous programs below again!                                                                                                    

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 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].

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Challenge - A 45 minute water class with minimal impact on your joints. Tools are used to increase the resistance of the water leading to a satisfying yet very effective class. A challenging cardio and strength workout in the water, improves endurance and flexibility. An excellent cross training activity.

Deep Water - A 45 minute class that is done while suspended in the deep end of the pool with the use of a flotation belt. This is non-impact exercise that will suit most people, including those with weight or joint problems. Work on building strength in your core muscle groups (abdominal/back). It's a real calorie burner!

Spin-on-Water - A 60 minute deep water class just like a spin class on a spin bike - except you will be in the water!

Water in Motion - The newest aqua workout that provides low impact/high energy challenge for all participants, all ages, skills and fitness levels. A 60-minute water workout.

Waterworks - A 45 minute minimal impact water class that focuses on basic movements and patterns designed to gently condition muscles, improve range of motion and improve the rest of the day. You do not need to know how to swim.



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