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Aquatic Management Staff Directory

Andrea Cosio-Hernandez
Andrea Cosio-Hernandez

Andrea Cosio-Hernandez, Aquatics Director
858-362-1126
andreac@lfjcc.org

Mary Cotner
Mary Cotner

Mary Cotner, Assistant Aquatics Director
858-362-1127
maryc@lfjcc.org

Max Wilson
Max Wilson

Max Wilson, Lead Lifeguard
maxw@lfjcc.org

Ryan Donnelly
Ryan Donnelly

Ryan Donnelly, Lead Lifeguard
ryand@lfjcc.org

Sydney Hammerness
Sydney Hammerness

Sydney Hammerness, Lead Lifeguard/WSI
sydneyh@lfjcc.org


General Information & Rules

• Hours and lane schedules subject to change without notice.
• Price Per Day: $15; JCC Member Price: Free.
• During high school swim and water polo season, the change from long course to short course will be made between 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm. We appreciate your understanding during this time of the day.
• Lap lanes are available during operating hours.
• The pool is kept between 80 - 82 degrees.
• Diving boards are open during the summer months only.
• No diving or jumping off the blocks unless supervised by a JCC swim instructor or certified swim coach.
• Swim diapers and plastic pants are required for all swimmers who are under the age of 4.
• Children under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
• No persons under the age of 13 are permitted in the spa.

• Sign up for the Friedenberg Pool Frequent Swimmer Email list and receive emails regarding sudden pool closures, changes in schedules and programs, and other info. Please email Mary Cotner, Assistant Aquatics Director at maryc@lfjcc.org to be added to the list.

 

Pool Hours

Monday - Thursday: 6:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Friday: 6:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Monday- Short Course

Tuesday- Long Course 6:00 am-1:30 pm , Short Course 1:45-close

Wednesday- Short Course

Thursday- Long Course 6:00 am-1:30 pm , Short Course 1:45-close

Friday- Long Course 6:00 am-1:30 pm, Short Course 1:45-close

Saturday- Short Course


*Lane schedule subject to change. Please view monthly calendar for any changes*

 

The Children's Pool

The Children's Pool will close for the season on Saturday, October 1, 2016

 

Group Swim Lessons for All Ages

Group lessons are a great way for anyone to advance their swimming skills to the next level. We offer classes for all levels from beginner to advanced. Our small instructor to swimmer ratio ensures improvement at any level. Lessons are scheduled on a monthly basis, twice a week on Monday’s and Wednesday’s or Tuesday’s and Thursday’s between 2:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Please see this PDF and check with the Aquatics Office for lesson availability.

Please see this PDF for more information about Baby and Toddler Lessons.

Preschool Group Levels & Descriptions Ages 3-5 Ratio 3:1

 

Seahorse - Level 1:

Intro to Swim- Teaches water safety, blowing bubbles, assisted front and back floating and explores arm and leg movements

*Prerequisite- child is able to participate unaccompanied by a parent
Starfish - Level 2:

Improve coordination of arm and leg movements, unassisted front and back floating and rolling from front to back, breath control

*Prerequisite- level 1 skills and beginning independence in water
Sea Turtles - Level 3:

Swimmer should have confidence in floating and basic breath control. Swimmer will achieve basic water competency.



Youth Group Lesson Levels & Descriptions Ages 5-10 Ratio 4:1

 

Sand Crabs Level 1:

For the complete beginner! Teaches water safety, breath control, bobbing, floating, gliding and kicking.
Jellyfish Level 2:

For the beginner swimmer that is comfortable around the water. Participant will improve coordination of arm and leg movements, unassisted front and back floating and rolling from front to back, breath control.
Sea Otter Level 3:

Swimmers should have confidence in floating and basic breath control. Swimmer will achieve basic water competency.
Dolphins Level 4:

This class is for swimmers that have a base performing freestyle. Swimmers will improve their proficiency in all four strokes.
Swordfish Level 5:

Participants should have basic proficiency in all the strokes. This class will refine participant’s strokes so that participants can swim with greater efficiency.
Shark Level 6:

Swimmers must have passed the requirements for level 5. This class is designed for swimmers who are working on refining stroke work. Swimmers will work on conditioning and endurance. Swimmers will be introduced to flip turns and dives.



Pre-Teen and Teen Group Lesson Levels & Descriptions Ages 11-15 Ratio 5:1

 

Piranhas:

This class is for beginning to intermediate swimmers who want to improve their water confidence with a group of peers. The focus will be on stroke development, stroke technique, and water safety.


Adult Group Lesson Levels & Descriptions Ratio 4:1 Ages 16 & up

Adult Lessons the Basics:
Participants should have none to limited swim experience. Participants will gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes.

Adult Lessons Improvement:
Participants should have advanced beginner to intermediate swim experience. Participants will improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and strokes.

Please see this PDF for more information about adult lessons.


Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

For participants ages 6 months and up private and semi-private lessons are available on the same schedule and dates as group lessons. Please arrange your own partner(s), maximum three, for semi-private lessons. Private and Semi-private lessons often have a waiting list. Due to colder weather we do not offer lessons for ages 1 & under November-March. For more information or to schedule private or semi-private lessons call Mary Cotner at 858-362-1127 or email at swimlessons@lfjcc.org


Procedures

Lessons are scheduled on a monthly basis, twice a week on Monday’s and Wednesday’s or Tuesday’s and Thursday’s between 2:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Registered participants have the same spot the whole month. Please see the pdf and check with the Aquatics Office for lesson availability.

Sorry, there are no makeup lessons, or refunds once a session has started, Lessons are held rain or shine. In the event of a pool closure management will contact you to arrange a class credit.

Lesson payment must be made at the time of registration. A lesson spot will not be held without advanced payment. Swim sessions must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the beginning of the swim session. If swim session is cancelled less than 48 hours, there will be a cancellation fee of $30. Cancellation of a swim lesson the day of or no shows during the swim session will not be issued a refund, credit.

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For more information on swimming lessons for children and adults please contact Mary Cotner, the Asst. Aquatics Director at 858.362.1127 or swimlessons@lfjcc.org.

 

Have Your Next Party at the JCC Pool!

Pool Parties are available by request. Parties begin at $200 for 4 hours. For pool party information please contact Mary Cotner, the Asst. Aquatics Director at 858.362.1127 or maryc@lfjcc.org.

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Adult Beginner Swim Lessons

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
It's Never Too Late to learn how to swim!

This class is for those ages 15 and up who want to learn how to swim or those who are working to perfect the basics of swimming. Our small class sizes allow our American Red Cross certified instructors to work with you on achieving your swimming goals. There must be at least two participants per session.

Classes are Sundays 10:30-11:15am

December Adult Swim Lessons Price: $65;  JCC Member Price: $53 Buy Now

January Adult Swim Lessons Price: $85;  JCC Member Price: $70 Buy Now

February Adult Swim Lessons Price: $85;  JCC Member Price: $70 Buy Now