Ideal for exercise and relaxation for individuals and families, the Bender JCC boasts two large pools (indoor and outdoor), a children’s wading pool and water play space, and comprehensive swim classes, clubs, and clinics for all ages, abilities, and skill levels.
Herman Indoor Aquatic Center
- Indoor Pool Schedule
- 25 yards long
- 3’-10’ deep
- 6 lanes
- Meets ADA requirements
- Staffed by certified lifeguards at all times
Outdoor PoolOur fabulous new outdoor pool!
- Outdoor Swim Rules
- Waterslide Rules
- Swim Test Rules
- Paul Family Interactive Play Area
- Outdoor Pool Schedule
- Outdoor Pool FAQs
- Outdoor Pool Winter Safety Protocol and Procedures
Swim Classes, Lessons & ClubsThe Bender JCC of Greater Washington offers swim classes, swim lessons, and swim clubs for all ages and skill levels. Learn to swim, refine your strokes, or build endurance—it’s all possible at the Bender JCC. Water Babies and Tots Our Water Babies and Water Tots classes introduce children with their parents in the pool to the water. Using verbal cues and body language your child will be introduced to basic swim skills including back float, kicking, blowing bubbles and reaching all with assistance from the parent. Ages 6 months to 3 years. Water Babies and Tots Classes Swim Classes Our swim classes introduce children of all ages to the water, helps new swimmers become adjusted and teaches fundamental swim skills and strokes. Swim Classes Swim Clubs Our youth and adult swim clubs allow swimmers to work on competitive skills and build endurance through challenging workouts and individual stroke correction. Swim Clubs Private & Semi-Private Lessons Private (one student per instructor), semi-private (two students per instructor) are available in 30-minute increments. Lessons are based on instructor availability and are available to Bender JCC members only. To schedule lessons or for more information, contact Caroline Cardullo at 301-348-3890 or firstname.lastname@example.org. HERE or for more information on aquatic group fitness, contact Rachel Ossman at email@example.com or 301-348-3891. Register for Boga Fit See what Boga Fit is all about BogaFit is a workout geared to heighten your sense of balance while building your entire core, cardiovascular stamina, and total body strength. All levels welcome. The board offers modifications for every type of participant. Note: If you have severe back injuries, issues kneeling, or vertigo, contact your physician first. For questions contact Rachel Ossman
Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Exceptional Swim ProgramThe Bender JCC offers swim classes for children, teens, and adults with physical disabilities. Learn more about the Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Exceptional Swim Program.
Pool SafetyThe Bender JCC is committed to keeping its members and visitors safe. In addition to our certified lifeguards, we require strict adherence to our pool rules. Learn about our outdoor pool rules. Questions about aquatics at the Bender JCC? Contact us!
Aquatic Physical TherapyProAction Physical Therapy offers Aquatic Therapy water for people who do not tolerate treatment ‘on land’. We are one of only a few clinics in the Washington, DC area that offers this valuable service. Our Physical Therapists are expertly trained to provide therapy in the water. Take advantage of this exceptional program right here at the JCC! Physical Therapy in the water:
- Creates a safe and effective environment to exercise.
- Enablespain-freee strengthing, stretching, and overall mobility.
- Uses hydrostatic pressure to reduce swelling.
- Improves your ability to balance.
- Creates the ability to move joints through greater ranges of motion.
|Neck and back pain||Arthritis|
|Fibromyalgia||Gait and balance difficulties|
|Poor conditioning/endurance||Neurological disorders|
|Joint replacements & other types of surgery||Chronic pain|