Jersey City, NJ

The Waldo School

110 First St
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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Welcome to British Swim School
at The Waldo School

Located inside the prestigious Waldo School in Jersey City, this beautiful purpose-built pool allows us to offer the very best “Premium Plus” experience for our swimmers.

Our “Premium Plus” classes are designed to offer a more intimate, calming, and supportive learning experience compared to our other locations.
Our students will receive 25% more attention from our specially selected and highly trained instructors; class ratios are capped at 3:1 across all classes*

This pool also benefits from a maximum depth of 3.5 feet, perfectly suited for even the most nervous of our Baby and Survival participants. Due to the depth restriction, we recommend this pool for swimmers of maximum 48 inches in height.

(*) Please note the intimate boutique environment at this location makes it unsuitable for our Stroke Development (Turtle 2 and up along with our adult classes). Please note: Our other downtown JC location nearby (PS16) offers our regular program at lower tuition rates and regular student-teacher ratios (4:1 instead of 3:1). Please click here to find out more about that location.

Parking: Extremely limited and there is only street parking available; the best area to park is along 2nd street by the public storage building
We do not recommend parking in the private parking lots of the supermarkets Shoprite and BJs; those are active tow-away zones.

Alternatively, you can park in the public garage (fee) inside the building.

Convenient public transportation with the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail; (remove space) Harsimus Cove station is right next to the building.

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU REGISTER:

  • Enrollment leads to an ongoing membership – we do not have sessions. This membership will be auto-renewed every month
  • You remain enrolled with auto-billing until you give 30-days notice
  • Start date: Immediately after enrollment, you will receive a welcome email with your start date confirmation and more details
  • No trial classes, but we offer a money-back guarantee (see Fee Details for more information)
  • Tuition: Monthly flat fee that is automatically charged via credit card on the 25th of each month for the following month.
  • 1st tuition payment today: Tuition is pro-rated for the remainder of the current month
  • Annual membership fee: One time annually $39 in addition to tuition (or $50 per family) added to today’s tuition
  • Enrolling after the 22nd? We also include next month’s tuition
  • Class ratio 4:1 (except Tadpole, Stroke, and Waldo classes)
  • We currently do not offer private classes
  • Waitlist: No charge but a credit card is required to hold your slot.
  • We will email and text you when a waitlist opens, and we require a response within 24 hours. After that, the slot will be given to the next person on the list.
  • All eligible staff is vaccinated.
  • OTHER QUESTIONS? CALL 201-676-3630 or message us. 

 

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Office Hours

  • Monday
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sunday
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm

Pool Hours

  • Monday
  • Closed
  • Tuesday
  • Closed
  • Wednesday
  • Closed
  • Thursday
  • Closed
  • Friday
  • Closed
  • Saturday
  • 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday
  • 9:00am - 6:00pm

Class Pricing & Fees

Save 15% per lesson when you enroll in two lessons per week or when two or more members of your immediate family take lessons. As an added bonus, students who take swim lessons twice per week reach their goals three times faster and need fewer classes overall.

Weekends

$314 Per Month
  • 1 Class Per Week, Each Week

Weekends

$55380 Per Month
  • 2 Classes Per Weekend OR 2 Students** Enrolled in 1 Class Per Weekend
  • (**) 15% Savings Equivalent to $266.90 Per Class

Fee Details

  • 2X THE CLASSES = 3X THE RESULTS! British Swim School recommends 2x per week classes for every student who wants to see fast results and save in the long run, as students who take swim lessons 2x per week reach their goals 3x faster. This means that they also need fewer classes in total, saving money in the long run. Why? You pay a lower tuition (*Best Value*) AND need to pay for less total classes over the course of the program, compared to 1x per week. Reaching to your goal quicker and for less money – Smart!
  • You are automatically eligible for our *Best Value* price if:
    • One student takes lessons 2x per week
    • Siblings take at least one lesson per week each
    • An adult and a child take at least one lesson per week each
  • ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE: $39 per student / $50 per family. (This fee is waived for “JCC of Bayonne” members and “Xchange at Secaucus Junction” residents – please mention this when you enroll, so we can check and waive the fee.). This membership fee will be included in your initial payment.
  • FIRST MONTH’S TUITION: The classes of the first calendar month are paid upon enrollment on a prorated basis – you pay for a prorated monthly flat fee from your desired start date until the end of this month. You can start as early as today!
  • After this initial payment, We will post your upcoming month tuition on the 22nd of the current month for the next upcoming month tuition. On the 25th of each month, your card will automatically be charged  for the following upcoming month’s tuition based on the monthly flat fee.
  • RISK-FREE GUARANTEE! We do not offer trial classes. We know from our 35+ years of experience that you cannot judge the quality of a swim program in just one lesson, but we offer a Risk-Free Guarantee. If you enroll, take two consecutive classes and are not satisfied, we will refund you all tuition fees that you pre-paid, including the fees for the two lessons you have already taken. Please note: You have to take two lessons in the water with us for this, we will not provide refunds if you leave after just one class, as we want your child to get the chance to get acclimated, which rarely happens in just one class.
  • All classes are 30-minutes long.
  • All classes are conducted in small groups (Up to 4:1 student/instructor ratio max for Tadpole, up to 3:1 student/instructor ratio max for other levels ; no Stroke Development (Turtle 2 and up) or adult classes in this location).
  • We allow Make-Up lessons for missed classes
  • For the following month’s tuition, the amount is a monthly flat fee whether there are 4 or 5 classes in that month.
  • As payment we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Amex. No cash or check payments.

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