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Pre-Swim Club

Ages 6 to 10 Years

Get your skills in shape with our Pre-Swim club! Kids ages 6-10 who love to swim and want to have fun can join our program devoted to developing strong values, building self-esteem, and enabling swimmers to meet their full potential. We’ll get your child on the right track to being a seriously confident and skilled swimmer!

Start Your Swimming Journey The Right Way!

Need a little something extra to bridge the gap between swim lessons and Karishim Swim Club?

Designed especially for budding swimmers eager to join a swim team, our Pre-Swim Club is the perfect splash into the basics of competitive swimming without the actual competition. Focused on honing the proper techniques for all four strokes—butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle—we ensure every swimmer masters the essentials, from circle swimming to using a pace clock as well as understanding the basics of team etiquette.

About The Program

Pre-Swim Club is skill-based rather than age-based, meaning participants must be able to complete a 50 (down and back lap) of both freestyle and backstroke. The program is tailored to be flexible, adapting to the pace of each swimmer’s growth. As soon as your little swimmer shows readiness for the swim team, we’ll be the first to cheer them on to the next level! While competitions are saved for later stages, the focus of pre-swim is on to build a solid foundation and a love for the sport. 

Ready to make a splash? Tryouts are your first step into our warm and welcoming community.

To schedule your tryout, please reach out to Lauren Gale at Lgale@jccgb.org.

Dates & Rates

Session Times Dates Non-Member Cost Member Cost Discovery Club Cost
Session C1 Session C2 Session C3 M/W 3:30-4:15pm 4:00-4:45pm 4:15-5pm January 8–March 27 (21 classes) $650 $590 $295
Session D1 Session D2 Session D3 T/Th 3:30-4:15pm 4:00-4:45pm 4:15-5pm January 9–March 28 (22 classes) $685 $620 $310
Session E1 Session E2 Session E3 M/W 3:30-4:15pm 4:00-4:45pm 4:15-5pm April 8–June 19 (21 classes) $655 $588 $295
Session F1 Session F2 Session F3 T/Th 3:30-4:15pm 4:00-4:45pm 4:15-5pm April 9–June 20 (22 classes) $685 $625 $310

** No classes on: Feb 17-25, April 22,23,24 May 27

Meet The Coach

Lauren Gale Headshot.

Lauren Gale

Head Coach, Karishim Swim Club / Director, Swim Camp

Lauren is a graduate of Bridgewater State University, where she excelled in swimming, teaching the Swim for America program and serving as head lifeguard and captain of the swim team for three years. She also has experience in coaching swimming at the South Shore YMCA. In addition to her passion for swimming, Lauren holds a degree in nutrition & wellness, which has led her to focus on the connection between a healthy lifestyle and positive long-term outcomes for children.

Contact Lauren:  karishim@jccgb.org  617.558.6490

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