Barracuda Swim Team

For the most up to date information, prices, practice times and schedules please visit our TeamUnify website.

About the JCC Barracudas

We are a swim team dedicated to providing a safe, fun, and personable team environment.

Our program is designed to provide a team environment that fosters growth from an introduction to the world of competitive swimming through competing at a regional level. We hold practices year-round in a heated, outdoor pool. Practices are held Monday-Friday.

Beginning January 2018, we will be offering five different groups to best suit your swimmer’s needs.

  • Pre-comp I

    • Pre-competitive group

    • Ages: 5-8 years old

    • Times & days: M/W 3:45-4:30pm OR T/Th 3:45-4:30pm

    • Focus: Learning correct breaststroke, butterfly, side breathing for freestyle, freestyle and backstroke flipturns, refining freestyle and backstroke, becoming familiar with team swimming, listening, and having fun.

  • Pre-comp II

    • Pre-competitive group

    • Ages: 7-10 years old

    • Times & days: M/W 4:30-5:30pm OR T/Th 4:30-5:30pm, Friday option 3:45-4:45pm

    • Focus: Learning swim legal strokes, all turns, IM order, dives, refining all stokes, increasing endurance, becoming familiar with competitive swimming, having fun and enjoying swimming.

  • Barracudas I

    • Competitive group

    • Ages: 8-10

    • Times & Days: Mon-Thur 5:30-6:45pm, Friday’s 3:45-5pm - commit to 3-5 practices per week

    • Focus: Swimming legal strokes, refining starts, turns, and finishes, adding endurance, increasing speed and stamina, enjoying the team environment, attending C level swim meets.

  • Barracudas II

    • Competitive group

    • Ages: 10 & up

    • Times & Days: Mon-Thur 5:30-7pm, Friday’s 3:30-5pm - commit to 3-5 practices per week

    • Focus: Increasing speed and endurance, refining stroke technique, attending ABC meets

  • Fitness & Prep

    • Non-competitive group

    • Ages 10 & up

    • Times & days: Mon-Thur 4:30-5:30pm - 2 or 4 day practice options

    • Focus: an enjoyable workout swim group, cross training for another sport, general fitness, triathlon training, having fun, increasing stamina and speed, preparing for high school swim, staying or getting in shape.


All swimmers must be evaluated before joining the team. Evaluations are held by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please visit the Evaluation Calendar or email the Head Coach Alana Michels.


Weather Policy

We practice rain or shine, but we do cancel due to extreme wind or thunderstorms. If there is ever any danger to our swimmers, we will send an email out before practice to inform you of the cancellation. We only cancel when it becomes unsafe conditions to practice in.

There will be no dry-land practice held if it is raining.

Payment Policies

  • All payments are due on the first of each month.

  • A $25 late fee will be added to all accounts with an outstanding balance on the 10th of each month.

  • If auto pay is set up, all cards on file will be charged on the 1st of each month.

  • Notification of withdrawal from the team must be submitted in writing prior to the 20th of the month prior to withdrawal (regardless of permanently leaving the team or taking a leave of absence). Any notification received after the 20th of the month prior (or no notification) will result in the obligation of dues for that month.

  • No refunds

  • No pro-rated prices

Trial Period

The Barracudas are happy to offer a one week free trial period for our team. This applies to either group if you are new and considering joining, and it applies to existing members who are thinking of moving up from novice group to elite group.


Coaching Staff

Our well-qualified staff is dedicated to providing the best possible training for your swimmer. We seek to provide efficient learning and endless enjoyment for all swimmers at all levels.

For more information, please follow our link: About the Coaches

Alana Michels

Contact Barracudas Head Coach Alana Michels at:

JCC Barracudas Novice Group - Through December 2017

2-, 3-, & 5-days per week Commitment Options

The LFJCC Barracuda Novice Swim Team exists to introduces swimmers to the sport of competitive swimming, with particular emphasis on developing stroke technique and racing strategy.

All swimmers must be evaluated before joining the team. Please email Head Coach Alana Michels at for more information or to schedule and evaluation

Swim practices are held Monday-Friday on a year round basis. Each swimmer must commit to one of the practice options.

Monthly Commitment Options:

December 2017 Prices

2-Days per week Practice Commitment Options: $90; JCC Member $80

Monday & Wednesday - 3:40-4:45pm

Monday & Wednesday - 4:50-6:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday - 3:40-4:45pm

Tuesday & Thursday - 4:50-6:00pm

3-Days per week Practice Commitment Options: $96; JCC Member $84

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:40-4:45pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:40-4:45pm

Monday, Wednesday 4:50-6:00pm, Friday 3:40-4:45pm

Tuesday, Thursday 4:50-6:00pm, Friday 3:40-4:45pm

OR 5-days per week Practice Commitment Option: $120; JCC Member $100 (make time selections with coaches)

Four Months Options:

December 2017 Prices

2-day Practice Commitment: $316; JCC Member $272

3-day Practice Commitment: $344; JCC Member $294

5-day Practice Commitment: $410; JCC Member $355

Click here for PDF Registration Form

November 2 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

November:3 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

November:5 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

December 2 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

December 3 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

December: 5 Days/week Practice ADD TO CART

JCC Barracudas Elite Group - Through December 2017

The JCC Barracuda Elite Group exists to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at their level of ability, from beginner to regional competitor. We operate on a high intensity coaching style, while maintaining a safe, personable and professional environment.

All swimmers must be evaluated before joining the team. Please email Head Coach Alana Michels at for more information or to schedule and evaluation


JCC Barracudas Elite Group practices are held Monday–Thursday, 5:45-7:00 p.m., and Friday’s 3:40-4:45pm. on a year round basis.

Each swimmer must commit to three practices per week, although they’re welcome to attend all five practices.


December 2017 Prices

Four Months: Price $420; JCC Member $380

Monthly: Price $120; JCC Member $110


Please complete the registration form at this link PDF Registration Form and turn in to the Aquatics Office, fitness front desk, or email to


Barracuda Elite Team: November ADD TO CART

Barracuda Elite Team: December ADD TO CART

Barracuda Elite: Four Months ADD TO CART