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Brooke Bennett Swim Academy @ the JCC on the Cohn Campus


The Brooke Bennett Swim Academy (BBSA) is teaching swim lessons at the JCC on the Cohn Campus. Brooke Bennett is known for being one of the most elite swimmers in the US. Brooke won her first gold medal in the 800 meter freestyle at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games at just 16 years old. Brooke continued her success at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, winning TWO gold medals.


Now Brooke is pursuing her passion to teach children how to swim and be water safe.


The BBSA course is designed to allow the student, parent and instructor to be involved in the learn-to-swim progress. It is a progression based program using the BBSA swim book for every child in the program.


Private + Semi-Private Classes available

Waterbabies (4 – 36 months)

Introduction to the water and water safety skills. In this class, parent and child will learn cues and movements that will allow children to safely play in and around an aquatic environment. The child will learn the skills they need to enter and exit the water safely and learn how to swim to the wall if they were to fall in.


Level 1-3 (3-year old and up)

In these private or semi-private courses your child will focus on water safety while gaining the skills they will need to continue to a competitive swimming environment. By the time they have completed level 3, they will be able to complete 25 yards of freestyle, 25 Yards of backstroke and have the basic understanding of breaststroke and butterfly.


Any child not potty trained must have a swim diaper on under their swim suit.


For more information and to book your lesson package, contact us at or 727.510.4884.


For more information call: 727.510.4884




  • 8 private lessons (20 mins) $160
  • 8 semi-private lessons (25 mins) $100 per child *bring a friend at same skill level
  • JCC members receive $5 off per lesson package

Competitive Swim Team Programs Available


The JCC on the Cohn Campus hosts a year round competitive swim team program through Swim Tampa Aquatics. It offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Swim Tampa Aquatics provides every member the opportunity to improve their swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability. For more information please go to

Fitness Center


Monday - Thursday 6am - 9pm

Friday 6am - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday 9am - 5pm

Swimming Pool


Please note: During the winter months, the swimming pool is closed to members November 17 - April 15.

J Care Playroom Hours


Monday - Friday 8am - 12pm

Sunday 10am - 1pm