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PJCC Aquatics Newsletter: December 2018

PJCC Aquatics November 2018 Newsletter

 In This Issue:

Swim Tip of the Month

Mastering the Breaststroke

In order to make the most effective and efficient use of your time in the pool, it’s important that all swimmers practice good form. Learn how you can achieve this with five simple tips to improve your breaststroke technique!

Deadlines and Registration Reminders

No Class Dates in December/January
Saturday, December 22 – Friday January 4 (winter break)

It’s Not Too Late! Register for December Swim Lessons
If you haven’t yet reserved your spot in December, limited space is still available. And don’t forget to sign up for new sessions starting Saturday, January 5. All sessions are open for registration.

Worried about missing a swim lesson due to travel plans over the holidays? Don’t let that stop you from signing up in December! There are no swim lessons scheduled over winter break (December 22 – January 4) so you can travel without FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)! Swim lessons will resume on Saturday, January 5.

Reminder: New Registration Process for Swim Lessons Now in Effect
Last month, starting with January group swim lessons, the PJCC unveiled our new registration system, MyPJCC. If you haven’t yet registered for swim lessons using this new process, first-time users will require assistance from our Aquatics staff. Please contact us at 650.378.2782 and we will be happy to guide you through the transition.
The Aquatics Office will also be handling all group lesson registrations in our existing and new systems. Please call or visit our Aquatics Office with any questions or for assistance in signing up.

Highlights and Benefits of Our New 2019 Registration System

  • Automatic rollover enrollment from month to month
    • No longer will you need to sign up at the office each month! Sign up once and continue as long as needed until your child is ready for the next level.
    • Graduation and transfer from class to class now handled by Aquatics Office staff in coordination with your preferred schedule!
  • Monthly billing versus our one and two month session billing
    • Enjoy greater flexibility with schedules!
  • All class days now offered as a once-per-week option
    • Studies show, and we have always strongly encouraged, that if your goal is faster skill improvements, you will see the greatest results by attending lessons at least twice per week. Once-per-week options offer the greatest flexibility in scheduling.
  • Electronic class skill tracking and electronic bi-monthly report cards so parents can keep track of the progress of their child(ren)
  • Coming late 2019: Online registration and class changes

Questions?

As always, we’re here to help! Let us know how we can offer assistance. Reach us at:

Aquatics Office Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Monday & Wednesday: 2:45 – 6:45 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 2:45 – 7:45 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Aquatics FYI

Benefits of Membership: Reduced Swim Lesson Rates
Did you know that Center Members enjoy reduced rates on swim lessons, saving as much as $50 per session? Take advantage of our special monthly membership offer and start saving!

Important Reminder
Please remember that children must be accompanied to their lesson. Dropping a child off at the front is not an option. Parents of children 7-12 years MUST remain in the facility and parents of children under 7 must stay on the pool deck during the lesson.

Registration Made Easy!

Missed Classes
We do not offer make up classes for missed classes. In some cases, if a physician saw the child, we will honor a doctor’s note and will arrange for a swim lesson credit.

Complimentary Swim Evaluations
Not sure of your class level? Our swim instructors will meet with your child in the water to assess their swim proficiency and place them in the appropriate level. To schedule your free evaluation, call our Aquatics Office today at 650.378.2782!

PJCC is Hiring
Interested in becoming part of the Aquatics team? We’re looking for dedicated staff to lifeguard, teach swim lessons, and coach our Barracuda youth swim team. No experience is necessary, and we will provide the certification training. Positions include free PJCC Center Membership as well as additional swim lesson and Center benefits and discounts. Learn more by contacting Aquatics Manager, Courtney Smith.