Karishim is about Camaraderie, Teamwork, and...Winning!

Karishim is a year-round competitive club for kids ages 6-18. This supportive community of athletes creates a safe environment that allows swimmers to grow while building friendships to last a lifetime.

About Karishim Swim Club

Karishim (Sharks in Hebrew) participates in US Swim Meets under the supervision of certified coaches, with in-pool and dryland practices held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC & Regis College (Weston)

  • A JCC Greater Boston membership is required to join the swim team.

Not Ready for the Big Leagues?

Our pre-swim club might be for you! Kids ages 6-10 who love to swim and want to have fun can join can join our program devoted to developing strong values, building self-esteem and enabling swimmers to meet their full potential. (JCC Greater Boston membership not required.)

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Season Schedules

Fall SessionSeptember - March
Spring SessionMid-March - July

Meet our Staff

Lauren Gale
Head Coach

A graduate of Bridgewater State University, Lauren has been swimming for as long as she can remember. At Bridgewater State, Lauren taught the Swim for America program and was head lifeguard and captain of the swim team for three years. More recently, she coached swimming at the South Shore YMCA. Lauren has a degree in Nutrition and Wellness and is particularly interested in the connection between a healthy lifestyle and positive long-term outcomes for children.

Reach out to Lauren at 617.558.6490 or email karishim@jccgb.org.

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