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. 

Private Swim Lessons run April through October.

Wave Runners stroke development and advanced swim conditioning programs are available year round. Both programs are open to the public.
 

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  • Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12

    Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12
    The winter session begins Monday, November 26, 2018 and runs through Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

    There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days:
    • Friday. December 14 – MS Sports Spectacular
    • Friday December 21 through January 6, 2019
    • Restart sessions after Winter Break on Monday January 7.
    • There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days.
    • Friday, January 11 – Sports Extravaganza
    • Monday, January 21 – MLK
    Very limited tuition reduction/financial assistance is available. Please email Laura Presburger at lpresburger@xrds.org for more information.

    Wave Runners Beginner Group: ages 10 and under
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 5-6 p.m.
    and Saturday, 9-10 a.m.

    Swimmers will develop and improve their skills in all four competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke). They will learn important racing skills such as starts and turns. Our goal is to help students see themselves as athletes while maintaining primary focus on a fun, mechanically sound swimming experience.

    Ability to swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke or backstroke kick.

    Course #: 351 Section 3
    Fee: $325

    Wave Runner Intermediate/Advanced Group: ages 9 and older
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 6-7:30 p.m. and
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    Practices are designed to develop swimmers’ overall performance and dedication to the sport while simultaneously providing a fun and engaging team atmosphere. Our focus is on the continued development of individual’s competitive skills both in practice and at meets by setting goals, refining stroke mechanics and implementing a challenging workout regime.

    Ability to swim a minimum of 25 yards in all four racing strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Breaststroke). Swimmers will be placed in either intermediate or advanced levels based on overall ability.
     
    Course #: 361 Section 3
    Fee: $500

Swim Camps

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Private Swim Lessons

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Swim Teams

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  • Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12

    Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12
    The winter session begins Monday, November 26, 2018 and runs through Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

    There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days:
    • Friday. December 14 – MS Sports Spectacular
    • Friday December 21 through January 6, 2019
    • Restart sessions after Winter Break on Monday January 7.
    • There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days.
    • Friday, January 11 – Sports Extravaganza
    • Monday, January 21 – MLK
    Very limited tuition reduction/financial assistance is available. Please email Laura Presburger at lpresburger@xrds.org for more information.

    Wave Runners Beginner Group: ages 10 and under
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 5-6 p.m.
    and Saturday, 9-10 a.m.

    Swimmers will develop and improve their skills in all four competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke). They will learn important racing skills such as starts and turns. Our goal is to help students see themselves as athletes while maintaining primary focus on a fun, mechanically sound swimming experience.

    Ability to swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke or backstroke kick.

    Course #: 351 Section 3
    Fee: $325

    Wave Runner Intermediate/Advanced Group: ages 9 and older
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 6-7:30 p.m. and
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    Practices are designed to develop swimmers’ overall performance and dedication to the sport while simultaneously providing a fun and engaging team atmosphere. Our focus is on the continued development of individual’s competitive skills both in practice and at meets by setting goals, refining stroke mechanics and implementing a challenging workout regime.

    Ability to swim a minimum of 25 yards in all four racing strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Breaststroke). Swimmers will be placed in either intermediate or advanced levels based on overall ability.
     
    Course #: 361 Section 3
    Fee: $500

Youth Programs

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  • Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12

    Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12
    The winter session begins Monday, November 26, 2018 and runs through Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

    There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days:
    • Friday. December 14 – MS Sports Spectacular
    • Friday December 21 through January 6, 2019
    • Restart sessions after Winter Break on Monday January 7.
    • There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days.
    • Friday, January 11 – Sports Extravaganza
    • Monday, January 21 – MLK
    Very limited tuition reduction/financial assistance is available. Please email Laura Presburger at lpresburger@xrds.org for more information.

    Wave Runners Beginner Group: ages 10 and under
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 5-6 p.m.
    and Saturday, 9-10 a.m.

    Swimmers will develop and improve their skills in all four competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke). They will learn important racing skills such as starts and turns. Our goal is to help students see themselves as athletes while maintaining primary focus on a fun, mechanically sound swimming experience.

    Ability to swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke or backstroke kick.

    Course #: 351 Section 3
    Fee: $325

    Wave Runner Intermediate/Advanced Group: ages 9 and older
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 6-7:30 p.m. and
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    Practices are designed to develop swimmers’ overall performance and dedication to the sport while simultaneously providing a fun and engaging team atmosphere. Our focus is on the continued development of individual’s competitive skills both in practice and at meets by setting goals, refining stroke mechanics and implementing a challenging workout regime.

    Ability to swim a minimum of 25 yards in all four racing strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Breaststroke). Swimmers will be placed in either intermediate or advanced levels based on overall ability.
     
    Course #: 361 Section 3
    Fee: $500

Adult Programs

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  • Swim, Adult Lap, Age 18 and Older

    
    Join in this swim program and build strength and endurance. Three lanes are open for lap swim Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 8:00am and Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm. Once enrolled, participants for no additional charge can use AM or PM swim times. 
     
    Instructors: Crossroads Aquatics Staff 
     
    Course #: 335 
     
    Section 1: 6/4 to 8/10/2018 
                   Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 
                   6:30-8:00am 
                   $100 
     
    Section 2: 6/5 to 8/9/2018 
                   Tuesday and Thursday 
                   5:30-6:30pm 
                   $100 
     
    School is closed Wednesday, July 4. 

Training Programs

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  • Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12

    Wave Runners - Swim Stroke Development and Fitness Class, grades 2-12
    The winter session begins Monday, November 26, 2018 and runs through Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

    There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days:
    • Friday. December 14 – MS Sports Spectacular
    • Friday December 21 through January 6, 2019
    • Restart sessions after Winter Break on Monday January 7.
    • There are no practices on the following Crossroads non-school days.
    • Friday, January 11 – Sports Extravaganza
    • Monday, January 21 – MLK
    Very limited tuition reduction/financial assistance is available. Please email Laura Presburger at lpresburger@xrds.org for more information.

    Wave Runners Beginner Group: ages 10 and under
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 5-6 p.m.
    and Saturday, 9-10 a.m.

    Swimmers will develop and improve their skills in all four competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke). They will learn important racing skills such as starts and turns. Our goal is to help students see themselves as athletes while maintaining primary focus on a fun, mechanically sound swimming experience.

    Ability to swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke or backstroke kick.

    Course #: 351 Section 3
    Fee: $325

    Wave Runner Intermediate/Advanced Group: ages 9 and older
    Monday – Wednesday – Friday, 6-7:30 p.m. and
    Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m.

    Practices are designed to develop swimmers’ overall performance and dedication to the sport while simultaneously providing a fun and engaging team atmosphere. Our focus is on the continued development of individual’s competitive skills both in practice and at meets by setting goals, refining stroke mechanics and implementing a challenging workout regime.

    Ability to swim a minimum of 25 yards in all four racing strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Breaststroke). Swimmers will be placed in either intermediate or advanced levels based on overall ability.
     
    Course #: 361 Section 3
    Fee: $500

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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, ext. 531 for more information.

    For Aquatics questions, contact our Aquatics Manager, Larry Zubrin at 310-829-7391, ext. 174.
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.