Children & Youth
Hammerheads Swim Team
Meeting You at the J!
Hammerheads Swim Team
Program Pool (Max. 1 swimmer per lane)
Open to Shames JCC Members, Ages 18+.
Monday – Friday*
45-minute sessions, every hour on the hour from 7:00 -11:00 AM; 3:00 – 7:00 PM
By reservation only; Only one reservation per person, per day
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, “walk-ins” cannot be accommodated
Price included with membership
*NEW: Starting on September 14 for the week of September 21 and week thereafter, registration will open up exactly 1 week in advance for EACH DAY for EACH TIME. Meaning if you want to swim 8:00 AM Monday 9/28, registration will open 8:00 AM Monday 9/21 and for Tuesday at 4:00 PM on the 29th, registration opens Tuesday the 22nd at 4:00 PM. You will no longer be able to make reservations for the week. We hope this gives more people the chance to get their favorite spots! Click here for more details on how to set up an account and view and cancel reservations.
Additionally, you can only register for ONE program per day, excluding personal training, private swim lessons, and Aqua Cycle, and Fitness Center) and you are limited to registering for 3 days of the same program per week. So for example, you cannot register for a Lap Swim and Group Ex yoga class on the same day and you can only register for 3 Lap Swims per week. But you can enjoy the Fitness Center and a Lap Swim on the same day. You may register for a different program on the other two days, however.
Click here to reserve for the week of September 14.
BYO towel, water bottle, and aquatics exercise equipment.
Locker rooms are closed. Please prepare to arrive and depart in your bathing suit.
Click here to see the Lap Swimming Schedule.
You must be a current Shames JCC member to participate in lap swimming at this time.
NOTE: After clicking through to “reserve here,” please use the filters on the left to find your day(s) and time.
Please arrive 15 minutes early for health screening and sign in!
What do I need to do before I arrive?
What should I expect when I arrive at the Shames JCC?
Lots of smiles! We are so happy to be meeting you back at the J!
What should I expect when I enter the Aquatics Center?
Please follow these steps when you enter the Aquatics Center:
How will I know when it is time to get out of the pool?
When you hear a long whistle, your swim session has come to an end.
Are there special instructions to exit the Aquatics Center?
Funny you should ask. Yes. Please follow these steps:
What measures are in place to help protect me from COVID-19 while in the Aquatics Center?
To ensure the health and safety of our swimmers,
What are the current Aquatics Center Policies?
To review the Aquatics Center Policies & Lap Swimming Schedule, click HERE.
The Shames JCC has a no-tolerance policy with regard to following our COVID Aquatics policies. Any participant who does not adhere will be asked to leave the JCC campus immediately, and not return until the pandemic is fully resolved.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel a reservation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours in advance of the reservation.
Understanding that emergencies happen, the Shames JCC will forgive your first missed reservation (without cancelling). Missing a second reservation without cancelling in advance will result in a $5.00 penalty.
Is there anything else I should know?
The Westchester County Department of Health does not permit active duty lifeguards to wear masks. Please do not approach the lifeguard stands unless necessary and maintain at least 6′ distance from lifeguards– for their safety and yours.
Check out all of our “Back at the J” Summer Programs here.
You can donate to the Shames JCC Emergency Fund here. We need you now more than ever!
You can review all of our COVID-19 policies and procedures here.
If you need to reinstate your membership or join the Shames JCC, please reach out to email@example.com
If you have questions about billing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For general questions, please contact email@example.com