Aquatics for All Ages

Our outdoor and heated pool is 40' x 75' (6 lanes across; 25 yards long) with overflow gutters. There is a large shallow step area. Our pool is designed primarily for instruction and student swim activities like competitive teams and conditioning. The depth of the pool ranges from 3' to 6' 7". No flotation devices are permitted.

Our Aquatics staff members are American Red Cross certified in Water Safety Instruction and/or Lifeguarding.

A variety of programming is available at our swim facility.

Our Wave Runners Winter/Spring session starts January 9, 2018! 
See info below. Space is limited. Enroll now.

Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class

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  • Pre-Team Stroke Development

    This course is intended for swimmers who are comfortable swimming freestyle and backstroke (for at least 25 yards) and have a basic understanding of breaststroke and butterfly.

    The course is intended to continue fostering and improving stroke mechanics while simultaneously building endurance, racing performance and an overall love of the sport.

    Course #350, Section 3
    Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    January 9-June 9, 2018

    No classes on school holidays, spring break and May 31.

    $645 + $5 processing fee

    There are no refunds or credits for days or time missed. Class is limited to 30 swimmers.
     
    Re-enrollment for all students currently in the class is required.
     
    Instructors: 
    Tara Shima, Crossroads Faculty
    Larry Zubrin, Aquatics Manager
    And Aquatics Staff
     
    Enroll here.
  • Advanced Swim Conditioning

    This course is intended for swimmers who have mastered the mechanics of the four competitive swim strokes. Although stroke form will continue to be at the core of the workouts, much attention will be paid to interval training, race-pace sets and strength and conditioning.

    Course #350, Section 3
    Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    January 9-June 9, 2018 

    No classes on school holidays, spring break and May 31.

    $645 + $5 processing fee

    There are no refunds or credits for days or time missed. Class is limited to 30 swimmers.
     
    Re-enrollment for all students currently in the class is required.
     
    Instructors: 
    Tara Shima, Crossroads Faculty
    Larry Zubrin, Aquatics Manager
    And Aquatics Staff
     
    Enroll here.

Private Swim Lessons

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  • Swim Lessons - Saturday Private

    Age 3 to 17 years of age
    Saturday Lessons begin at 9:00am and continue on the hour with the last lesson beginning at 2:00pm. Contact Larry Zubrin at lzubrin@xrds.org for more information and availability on times for each section.

    Instructors: Crossroads Aquatics Staff

    Course #: 340
    Spring
    Section 1: April 22, 29 and 
                   May 6, 13 and 20, 2017
                   5 Saturdays 
                   $250

    Summer

    Section 3: June 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2017
                   4 Saturdays
                   $200
    Section 4: July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2017
                   4 Saturdays
                   $200
    Section 5: August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017
                   4 Saturdays
                   $200
    Fall
    Section 6: September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2017
                   4 Saturdays
                   $200
    Section 7: October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2017
                   4 Saturdays
                   $200

    Parents and swimmers must arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in and changed. Parents are required to remain at the pool during your child's lessons. Lessons will end at the scheduled time regardless of the swimmer’s arrival time.

    Make-up lessons are not given. Your child should attend each scheduled lesson.
  • Swim Lessons - Weekday Afternoon Private

    Age 3 to 17 years of age
    All sessions begin the week of June 26. All sessions are 5 weeks with the exception of Monday lessons, as campus and the pool are closed on Monday, July 4, 2016. Instructors are WSI, Lifeguard, and CPR/First Aid certified.

    Instructors: Crossroads Aquatics Staff

    Course #: 346

    Mondays*
    Section 1: 6/26-7/24/2017 4:30-5:15pm $200
    *There is no lesson on July 3rd.

    Tuesdays**
    Section 2: 6/27-7/25/2017 3:30-4:15pm $200
    Section 3: 6/27-7/25/2017 4:30-5:15pm $200
    **There is no lesson on July 4th.

    Wednesdays
    Section 4: 6/28-7/26/2017 4:30-5:15pm $250

    Thursdays
    Section 5: 6/29-7/27/2017 3:30-4:15pm $250
    Section 6: 6/29-7/27/2017 4:30-5:15pm $250

    Fridays
    Section 8: 6/30-7/28/2017 4:30-5:15pm $250

    A parent must accompany those students not participating in our day programs during their lesson and remain at the pool during the lesson.

    Make-up lessons are not given. Your child should attend each scheduled lesson.

    Students enrolled in Afternoon Camp or Musical Theater Company will be walked to the pool for their lesson. Every effort will be made to schedule your student on an alternate Afternoon Camp swim day.

    Your child may attend Extended Care on their private swim day at no additional charge before or after their lesson until 5:30pm. 

    See Extended Care for the program description.

Other Information

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  • Pool Accessibility

    Our pool and locker facilities are handicap accessible.
  • Swimmer Information

    Swimmers must provide their own towels, water shoes and goggles. Waterproof sunscreen is also recommended. Swimmers may bring non-slip flip-flops for the locker room. Lockers are available for storage of clothing during each class time.

    Parents are required to be on deck during private lessons on Monday through Friday if their swimmer is not enrolled in the afternoon summer session and always during Saturday private lessons.  Parents are not allowed in the locker rooms at any time.
  • Rentals

    The Crossroads School swimming pool, gym, and soccer field are available to rent. Contact the Auxiliary Services Office at (310) 829-7391 x531 for more information.

    For Aquatics questions, contact our Aquatics Manager, Larry Zubrin at (310) 829-7391 x174.
Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 829-7391
Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 828-1196
Summer at Crossroads is open to the public and provides progressive and fun K-12 summer camps, classes and programs.