Getting Started with JCC Swimming

Tryouts for NEW SWIMMERS for the Baltimore JCC Swim Team (JCC Swimming) will be held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills Indoor Pool between 4:30 and 5:30pm by appointment.  (Other individual tryout times are available, please contact the coaches...)

For more information or to arrange a tryout time, please contact us at 410.559.3536 or email: swimteam@jcc.org

The team is open to members of the JCC who are able to complete the following swimming skills tests:

  • Ages 8 & Under: Must be able to complete one pool length (25 yards) swimming the front crawl (or "freestyle") and one pool length swimming the back crawl.
  • Ages 9-12: Must be able to complete one pool length (25 yards) of each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke; and 15 yards of the butterfly.
  • Ages 13 - 18: Must be able to complete two lengths (50 yards) of each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke; and one length (25 yards) of the butterfly. 

All swimmers trying out for JCC Swimming must be able to perform a shallow dive.

Swimmers who can complete at least one of the competitive strokes properly may participate in our Pre-Team program, taught in conjunction with the JCC Swim School.  Please speak to the coaches during tryouts for additional information about this program.

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