FREE Swim Lesson Sign Up!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons are available at the following locations:

545 Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091

180 Route 70
Medford, NJ 08055

3 Hovtech Blvd.
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

501 Route 168
Turnersville, NJ 08012

Private Lessons

Whether you’re looking for swim lessons near Moorestown, Marlton or Glassboro – our gym near Gloucester County has the most comprehensive program for you and your loved ones nearby. Our experienced and dedicated swim instructors will develop a program based on your needs and goals in a one-on-one environment!

Semi-Private Lessons

Instead of a one-on-one approach, these lessons include two participants and one instructor. This program is great for siblings who work well together, friends or family who wish to develop their stroke and master new forms, or a pair who desire scuba or aquatic training before vacation.

Adult Group Lessons

swim lessons south jerseyIt is never too late to learn how to swim! Adults of all ages have come in from Gloucester to Burlington County to learn the basics at Kennedy Fitness… You are not alone! Parents can feel more comfortable supervising children around the pool, and adults of all ages can finally reach the goals they have strived for after all these years. We would love to help you with your swimming goals, whether it be getting your face in the water or perfecting your stroke! We offer both Group and Private lessons to fit your comfort level.

Adult 1

This class is for non-swimmers looking to become comfortable in the water, as well as gain confidence in and around the pool setting.

Adult 2

This class if for the beginner swimmer looking to become more comfortable in the water, and to work on stroke development.

Adult 3

This class is for participants looking to work on endurance and stroke mechanics, as well as learn basic competitive training techniques.


Child Group Lessons

Our goal is to get you and your child comfortable, to gain confidence, and have fun in the water through a gentle loving, child-centered approach. Beginning at the Turtles level, a keepsake band can be earned when the student successfully completes a level. There are a set of skills in each level that must be mastered before receiving a band and advancing.

Water Babies Age 3 – 24 mos.
A parent or guardian accompanies their child in the pool and learns how to introduce them to the water using conditioning, progressions and technique. The baby will adjust and begin to develop coordination, motor skills, balance and social skills while in the water.

Turtles – Age 3 – 5 yrs.
With the aid of an instructor, children will develop safe pool behavior, adjust to the water, and increase independent movement in the water. This includes pool safety, basic paddle stroke, kicking skills and putting their face in the water while blowing bubbles.

Frogs – Age 3 – 5 yrs.
For children who can move through the water independently with or without the aid of a flotation device. This child should be able to swim 10 yds. on their front, back and side with a flotation device. Children will learn how to float, perform progressive paddle strokes, and work on a continuous breathing technique.

Fish – Age 3 – 5 yrs.
Children should be able to swim 15 yds. independently with or without the aid of a flotation device. Swimmers focus on improving stroke skills, develop rotary breathing, learn continued safety and rescue skills, as well as work on endurance and treading water.

Otter – Age 6 – 12 yrs.
The advanced beginner level is for children that can swim one length of the pool on their front and back with a flotation device. Children are introduced to front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke and elementary backstroke.

Dolphins – Age 6 – 12 yrs.
Intermediate class for children who can swim independently for 25 yds. on front and back as well as utilize rhythmic breathing. Students will further refine front and back crawl into freestyles and backstroke. New strokes are introduced and endurance is gained.

Lane Rentals

This offer works well for outside organizations, schools and camps looking for a place to practice or incorporate swimming into their programs. We host a variety of programs such as Masters Swimming in Gloucester County, as well as Infant Swimming Resource® classes in our Mt. Laurel location.


Get certified at Kennedy Fitness! We offer an array of programs including, but not limited to, Lifeguarding & First Aid, CPR for Professional Rescuer, Babysitting and so much more! Our certification classes are just a short drive from Cherry Hill, Moorestown and other surrounding areas!

Merit Badge

We currently work with organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the USA. Kennedy Fitness has merit badge counselors and instructors on staff to provide your troop with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill their water safety & swimming badge requirements. We have welcomed troops from across Camden County, around Mount Laurel and more to earn their badges at our fitness centers.

Infant Swimming Resource®

swim lessons cherry hillMt. Laurel recently became our third location to host ISR classes. Even babies as young as 6 months can learn ISR techniques, including how to hold their breath under water, turn onto their backs, and float unassisted should they accidently fall into a pool.

ISR lessons focus on safe, one-on-one training by ISR certified Instructors who customize the program to the abilities of each student. ISR is the leading behavioral-based approach to teach ISR Self-Rescue® skills, using techniques that are developmentally appropriate for your child.

Mothers across Marlton, Mount Laurel and more are quickly realizing the importance of teaching their children these life saving techniques.

Take advantage of the full range of amenities and programs at Kennedy Fitness, including ZUMBA® in Cherry Hill, to help reach your fitness goals. From kickboxing classes in Cherry Hill to yoga throughout South Jersey, there is a class perfect for you! Your dedicated personal trainer and swim instructor is here to assist in all your needs.


Follow us on Instagram