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Children’s Enrichments

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Important Note for Club J Participants

Not all classes listed here are available for Club J. To view Club J eligible classes see the Club J web page. Since you are already enrolled in Club J, use the Club J Participation Forms available at the Front Desk or in Children’s Department to select your enrichments. ______________________ 

Children’s Programs

The Children’s Department at the Merage JCC is committed to offering the highest quality of programming for all ages. Whether it’s a Kids Night Out, Club J, enrichment program or any other Children’s Program, we guarantee top notch staff in a top notch facility. The Children’s Department provides a safe, nurturing environment in which children can continue to grow and enhance their skills while having a TON OF FUN! For more information about JCC Childen’s programming and Club J, please contact Audra Martin, Children’s Program Director at (949) 435-3400, ext. 265 or e-mail audram@jccoc.org.

School’s Out Programs
Kids Night Out/ Birthday Parties
Sports & Leagues
Waves Swim Team
Children’s Theater-JStage
Camp Haverim Day Camp
Camp Yofi Resident Camp

Merage JCC Children’s Policy

Week at a Glance

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
  Ski Week Counselor in Training Program. Gr. 6-8 Feb. 21 - 24
9:00 - 3:30
Ski Week Counselor in Training Program. Gr. 6-8 Feb. 21 - 24
9:00 - 3:00
Ski Week Counselor in Training Program. Gr. 6-8 Feb. 21 - 24
9:00 - 3:00
Ski Week Counselor in Training Program. Gr. 6-8 Feb. 21 - 24
9:00 - 3:00
 
 Fashionable Stitches, Knit, Crochet, Sewing, Ages 6-12
10:00 - 12:00
Fashionable Stitches, Knit, Crochet, Sewing, Ages 6-12
10:00 - 12:00
Fashionable Stitches, Knit, Crochet, Sewing, Ages 6-12
10:00 - 12:00
Fashionable Stitches, Knit, Crochet, Sewing, Ages 6-12
10:00 - 12:00


Mixed Media Mornings, Ages 11+, Session 2: 8/9-8/30
10:00 - 12:00
  
Sunday T-Ball/Baseball Training Clinic, Ages 3-5
1:15 - 2:00


Sunday T-Ball/Baseball Training Clinic, Ages 3-5, (3/27 - 5/22)
1:15 - 2:00
      
Sunday T-Ball/Baseball Training Clinic, Ages 6-7 & 8-9
2:00 - 3:00
   Wacky Sports Games, 4+ ONLY
2:15 - 3:00
  
JStage JR - 101 Dalmations
3:00
Cool Art for Cool Kids Ages 6+
3:30 - 4:45


Fun with Clay, Ages 6-12
3:30 - 5:30


Hip-Hop Dance Classes Ages 5-9
3:30 - 4:30


MANDARIN IN MOTION
3:30 - 4:45


Amazing Lego Creations - Grades K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Amphibians and Reptiles, Gr. 3-5
3:45 - 4:30


ART EXPRESSIONS & LEGENDS, GR. 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


ART EXPRESSIONS & LEGENDS, GR. K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Creatures of the Sea, Grades K - 2, Mondays
3:45 - 4:30


Golf - Grades 2-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


GOOEY, MUDDY, MESSY GRADES K-1
3:45 - 4:30


GOOEY, MUDDY, MESSY, GRADES 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Healthy Kids - Grades K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Homework - Grades 1-5, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
3:45 - 4:30


How Things Work, Grades 2-3
3:45 - 4:30


IN THE MIX-FIZZ, POP, SIZZLE SCIENCE GRADES K-1
3:45 - 4:30


IN THE MIX-FIZZ, POP, SIZZLE SCIENCE, GRADES 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Mitzvah Club: Community Service - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Relay Races, Grade K
3:45 - 4:30


Scholastic Hot Topics Grades 4 - 5 Mondays
3:45 - 4:45


Scholastic Review: In the News, Grades 3 - 5, Mondays
3:45 - 4:45
Fun with Clay, Ages 6-12
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 1
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 2
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 3
3:30 - 5:30


Bhuya Yoga - Grades K-1
3:45 - 4:30


FABLES AND FANTASIES
3:45 - 4:30


Floor Hockey, Grades 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


French, Grades. K - 2 Tuesdays
3:45 - 4:30


Kickball - Grades 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Kickball, Tuesday, Gr 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Modern Collage Art w/Lynne - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Radical Recorders Grades 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Storytelling: Tales of Wisdom - Grades K-1 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Track & Field, Gr. K-1
3:45 - 4:30
Fun with Clay, Ages 6-12
3:30 - 5:30


Capture the Flag - Grades 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Chess Lessons for Beginners - Grades K-5
3:45 - 4:30


COMIC BOOK CREATIONS Grades K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Cooking Healthy, Grades 1-2
3:45 - 4:30


Cooking Healthy, Grades K
3:45 - 4:30


Creative Hands Creative Kids Ages 6+
3:45 - 5:00


Edible Art, Grades K-1
3:45 - 4:30


GLOBAL ART EXPLOSION K-1
3:45 - 4:30


International holidays & Customs, Gr. 1-2
3:45 - 4:30


KidsKraft, Grades 3 - 5, Wednesdays
3:45 - 4:30


Line Dancing - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Scholastic Culture: Ancient Stories of Mazes, GR. K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Scholastic Culture: Grades 2 - 3
3:45 - 4:30


Scholastic News, Grades 4-5
3:45 - 4:30


Scientific Surprises - Grades K-1 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Super Artists: Frozen & The Lego Movie - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30
Artsy Summer Afternoons, Ages 6-12, Week 6: 8/13-8/16
3:30 - 5:30


Fun with Clay, Ages 6-12
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 1
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 2
3:30 - 5:30


Mathobotix Session 3
3:30 - 5:30


Art Around the World w/Lynne - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Choosing Cheese - Grades 2-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Club 4-5 Hang Time, Grades 4 - 5
3:45 - 4:30


FITNESS FRENZY! GRADES 2-5
3:45 - 5:30


FITNESS FRENZY!, GRADES K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Homework - Grades 1-5, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
3:45 - 4:30


Italian, Grades K - 5, Thursdays
3:45 - 4:30


KidsKraft, Grades 4 - 5 Thursdays
3:45 - 4:30


Musical Theater: Frozen - Grades K-5 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


Nature & Environment, Grades K-1
3:45 - 5:30


ROCKIN' RECORDERS, GRADES K-1
3:45 - 4:30


ROLLING DRUM BEATS, GR. K-1
3:45 - 4:30


Scholastic Dyna Math: GR 3 - 5
3:45 - 4:30


Sport a Day - Grades K-1 NEW!
3:45 - 4:30


STORYBOOK TALES Grade 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


TALES FROM HERE AND THERE Grade 2-5
3:45 - 4:30


Taste of Adventures in Island Taste-ology, Grade K - 1
3:45 - 4:30


Tastes of Adventure! Grades K - 1 Thursdays
3:45 - 4:30


Tastes of Adventure! Grades. 2 - 5 Thursdays
3:45 - 4:30


Zumba - Grades K-5
3:45 - 4:30


J BEAT BAND K-1
3:45 - 4:30
  
 Amazing Lego Creations - Grades 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


Amphibians and Reptiles, K-2
4:45 - 5:30


Art Technique with Lynne - Grades K-5
4:45 - 5:30


Creatures of the Sea, Grades 3 - 5, Mondays
4:45 - 5:30


Dragons & Dinosaurs - Mondays - Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Dyna Math, Grades 4-5
4:45 - 5:30


Gaga - Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Healthy Kids - Grades 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


Homework Grades 1-5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
4:45 - 5:30


How Things Work, Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Insects and Bugs, Grades K
4:45 - 5:30


Jazz/Ballet Combo - Dance Classes Ages 6-12
4:45 - 5:45


Math Madness, Gr. 4-5
4:45 - 5:30


Math, Magic and Marbles, Grades 4 - 5 Mondays
4:45 - 5:30


Scholastic Stories and Journals Grades 3 - 5 Wednesdays
4:45 - 5:30


SCHOLASTIC: STORIES & STAMPS, GRADES K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Sketch It! Grades 3-5
4:45 - 5:30


Storybook Tales, Grades 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


Storybook Tales, Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Walking on the Moon, Grades K - 1, Mondays
4:45 - 5:30
STITCHES, GRADES 1-5
4:30 - 5:30


3D ART: STEPPING STONES & TILES, AGES 6 AND UP
4:45 - 6:00


Aquamania - Grades K-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


ART ILLUSIONS
4:45 - 5:30


Bhuya Yoga - Grades 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


French, Grades. 3 - 5 Tuesdays
4:45 - 5:30


Homework Grades 1-5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
4:45 - 5:30


KIDS PLANET, GRADES K-1
4:45 - 5:30


LITTLE REMBRANDTS, AGES 5+
4:45 - 6:00


Radical Recorders Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


Sockeyball - Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


World Flag Art - Grades 2-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30
COMIC BOOK CREATIONS, GR. K-1
4:30 - 4:30


Theatre Games, For Ages 7-10
4:30 - 5:30


Balloon Animals - Grades K-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


CARTOONING
4:45 - 5:30


Cheer - Grades K-5
4:45 - 5:30


Chess Competition - Grades K-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


COMIC BOOK CREATIONS, GR. 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


DODGEBALL Grades 3-5
4:45 - 5:30


Edible Art, Grades 2-3
4:45 - 5:30


Games Galore, Gr.4-5
4:45 - 5:30


GLOBAL ART EXPLOSION 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


Homework Grades 1-5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
4:45 - 5:30


International Holidays & Customs, Gr. K
4:45 - 5:30


Kickball - Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30


KidsKraft, Grades K - 2, Wednesdays
4:45 - 5:30


Mind Games. Grades 4 - 5 Wednesdays
4:45 - 5:30


Scholastic Culture: Ancient Stories of Mazes, GR. 2-3
4:45 - 5:30


Scholastic Culture: Grades K - 1
4:45 - 5:30


Scientific Surprises - Grades 2-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


Word Games, Grades 4-5
4:45 - 5:30
Aquamania - Grades K-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


BASEBALL Grades 2-5
4:45 - 5:30


Choosing Cheese - Grades K-1 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


Fashion & Costume Design - Grades K-5
4:45 - 5:30


Hip Hop - Grades K-5
4:45 - 5:30


Hip-Hop Dance Classes Ages 6-12
4:45 - 5:30


Homework Grades 1-5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
4:45 - 5:30


Italian Grades 3 - 5 Thursdays
4:45 - 5:30


MAGIC: CARD TRICKS K-1
4:45 - 5:30


SEW WHAT?
4:45 - 5:30


Sport a Day - Grades 2-5 NEW!
4:45 - 5:30


StarWars, Grades K - 2, Thursday
4:45 - 5:30


TALES FROM HERE AND THERE Grade K-1
4:45 - 5:30


TASTE FROM RUSSIA
4:45 - 4:30


Taste of Adventures in Island Taste-ology, Grade 2 - 5
4:45 - 5:30


THEATER GAMES Grades K-1
4:45 - 5:30
  
      Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - Apr. 26
6:00 - 10:00


Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - Apr. 5
6:00 - 10:00


Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - June 7
6:00 - 10:00


Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - Mar. 22
6:00 - 10:00


Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - May 10
6:00 - 10:00


Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - May 31
6:00 - 10:00


Summer Nights Out
6:00 - 10:00


Summer Nights Out
6:00 - 10:00


Summer Nights Out
6:00 - 10:00


Summer Nights Out
6:00 - 10:00
   JStage - Peter Pan
7:00
JStage - Peter Pan
7:00


JStage JR - 101 Dalmatians
7:00
  

Classes & Events:

Amazing Lego Creations - Grades 2-5
Mondays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184
Lego blocks have been used by scientists and architects all over the world to create real structures. When students learn to configure shapes and angles using colored blocks to make real life models of everyday creations they are not only using their imaginations, but their creative powers as well. This semester the challenge is to come up with copies of amazing structures around the world.
Time:Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Amazing Lego Creations - Grades K-1
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Mondays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184
Lego blocks have been used by scientists and architects all over the world to create real structures. When students learn to configure shapes and angles using colored blocks to make real life models of everyday creations they are not only using their imaginations, but their creative powers as well. This semester the challenge is to come up with copies of amazing structures around the world.
Time:Monday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Aquamania - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursdays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

Swimming Pool, Members only $116/class period
It's spring and the weather's getting warmer! In Aquamania, students will swim and play pool games, like Colors or Sharks and Minnows, under the supervision of a pool instructor and the J's certified lifeguards.
Time:Tuesday & Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 20
$116 for members.
Art Around the World w/Lynne - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Thursdays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Art Studio, Members $116, Public $184, Material $30
World Art is an exciting and unique program that provides young artists with a creative outlet. Each week children will gain new knowledge about cultures around the world while creating beautiful projects inspired by that country. From Africa to Japan, from ceramics to painting, children will travel the world one masterpiece at a time. Class is limited to 20 students.
Time:Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$146 for members, $214 for the general public.
Art Technique with Lynne - Grades K-5
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY
Mondays 4:45 - 5:30
Art Studio Members $116, Public $184, Material $30
Students will work on their painting techniques by creating works of art on real canvas or with clay over the course of several weeks. By working on multi-week projects, dedicated art students will have the chance to develop their skills under the teachings of Ms. Lynne. Class is limited to 20 students.
Time:Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$146 for members, $214 for the general public.
Balloon Animals - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Wednesdays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Impress all your friends with your ability to make balloon animals! In this brand new class, students will learn how to make a different balloon animal every week and play some fun balloon-based games. Best of all, students get to take home their balloon animals!
Time:Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Bhuya Yoga - Grades 2-5
Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
A holistic learning Program, Bhuya Yoga LLC, offers a balanced practice which focuses on Forward Bends and Standing Balances. Bhuya Yoga fosters strength building and flexibility as well as ability to focus and quiet the mind.
Time:Tuesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Bhuya Yoga - Grades K-1
Tuesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
A holistic learning Program, Bhuya Yoga LLC, offers a balanced practice which focuses on Forward Bends and Standing Balances. Bhuya Yoga fosters strength building and flexibility as well as ability to focus and quiet the mind.
Time:Tuesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Capture the Flag - Grades 2-5
Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Gym, Outside, Members only $116
In this team based action game the goal is to locate and recover the opposing teams flag before they do the same! The class promotes teamwork and strategy as children work together to succeed as a unit.
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Cheer - Grades K-5
Wednesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Sr. Center, Members $116, Public $184
Come cheer with Rhythm Motion! This class is perfect for beginning cheerleaders and for those experienced cheerleaders wanting to fine tune their talents. The class will consist of a fun and aerobic stretch, precise arm placements, kicks, jumps, chants, and a fun cheer dance which will be performed for friends and family on the last day. This class is great for exercise and making new friends!
Time:Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Chess Competition - Grades K-5 NEW!
Wednesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184
Students who have played chess before will enjoy this opportunity to engage their friends in some friendly chess competition. Students will learn more advanced moves and strategies and have time to practice them while playing with their friends. This class is perfect for students who already know the basics of chess and are ready for a bigger challenge!
Time:Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Chess Lessons for Beginners - Grades K-5
Wednesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184
Students will learn the basics of playing chess, such as piece movements, the general rules (ranging from checkmate to stalemates), and basic tactics. Part of each class will consist of an interactive lesson about chess piece movement or strategy and then play time to practice. All levels welcome!
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Choosing Cheese - Grades 2-5 NEW!
Thursdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25
Cheese is a versatile and delicious ingredient! This semester well toss and chop, mix and pour and come up with delicious, but easy dishes to serve as quick snacks, to modify for more elaborate meals, and as lunch box treats.
Time:Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Choosing Cheese - Grades K-1 NEW!
Thursdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25
Cheese is a versatile and delicious ingredient! This semester well toss and chop, mix and pour and come up with delicious, but easy dishes to serve as quick snacks, to modify for more elaborate meals, and as lunch box treats.
Time:Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Computer Lab Homework - 3:45 - 4:30 p.m. NEW!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:30
Computer Lab, Members $116/class period, Public $184/class period
Students who regularly receive computer-based homework assignments will now have the opportunity to work on their homework in our Club J computer lab. Students will be supervised by a staff member while they work on homework assignments independently. Class is limited to 14 students.
Time:Tuesday & Wednesday from to
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Cool Art for Cool Kids Ages 6+
Mondays, 3:30-4:45 p.m., April 28-June 2
$120 members, $140 public plus $20 material fee
Art really comes alive when there are no boundaries and the object is to CREATE. This is a really cool class for kids who love all types of art. The focus is on painting, sculpture, collage and drawing techniques. Special attention is given to creative activities based on a wide variety of two-and three-dimensional projects. No experience necessary. All materials are provided (students are welcome to bring their own larger canvas).
Time:Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 28 Add to Outlook
Ends:Monday, June 9
Instructor:Lynne Kaplan
$140 for members, $160 for the general public.
Creative Clay Kid Parties
Make it a clay party and create a memory. The art room at the J is the ideal place to host your child's birthday party. Each party is customized to make it unique and special for the host and friends.
Our 2-hour clay parties include:
  • 1-1/2 hour creative session for making and glazing the hand-made clay project of your choice. Pick up fired pieces approximately 2 weeks after the party.
  • Clay, tools, glazes, firings.
  • Capacity for a maximum of 30 children.

Cost: $30 per child for up to 30 children.
For details email Sandra Hodgkins at sandrah@jccoc.org.
Instructor:Lynne Kaplan
$30 for members.
Creative Hands Creative Kids Ages 6+
Wednesdays, 3:45-5 p.m., Apr. 23-June 4
$120 members, $140 public, plus $20 material fee
In this fun, relaxed, super creative class, kids will learn to draw using simple shapes. Once they know how to recognize these shapes, drawing and painting becomes easy and we can add instruction in color, style and composition. A variety of media, such as clay, paint, charcoal, and paper mache, will be explored. all materials included (students are welcome to bring their own larger canvas). No experience necessary.
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Starts:Wednesday, Apr. 23 Add to Outlook
Ends:Wednesday, May 28
Instructor:Lynne Kaplan
$140 for members, $160 for the general public.
Fashion & Costume Design - Grades K-5
Thursdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Students will channel their inner designer in this new Club J class. After reading a summary of a theatrical play, students will design the costumes they would give each character in the story. Students will even have the opportunity to bring some of their designs to life by the end of the session!
Time:Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Gaga - Grades K-1
Mondays 3:45 4:30
Outside, Members only $116
Practice Gaga skills with Club J friends. Learn the skills necessary to be the GaGa champ! Children use agility, hand/eye coordination and quick thinking in order to excel in this game. GaGa is an exciting Israeli game that teaches basic sports skills and encourages social interaction with peers. All skill levels welcome!
Time:Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Golf - Grades 2-5 NEW!
Mondays 3:45 - 4:30
Outside, Members only $116, Material $25
Students will have the opportunity to learn proper putting technique while using real golf clubs and balls. This is a great class for students who are new to golf or anyone that would like to brush up on their putting skills!
Time:Monday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members.
Healthy Kids - Grades 2-5
Mondays 4:45 5:30
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25
Healthy living doesn't have to be boring or dull! In this class, students will see just how fun and delicious a healthy lifestyle can be! The first portion of class will be spent doing a fun, high-energy exercise routine. During the second portion of class students will learn about and eat a healthy small meal or snack, including a healthy drink.
Time:Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Healthy Kids - Grades K-1
Mondays 3:45 4:30
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25
Healthy living doesn't have to be boring or dull! In this class, students will see just how fun and delicious a healthy lifestyle can be! The first portion of class will be spent doing a fun, high-energy exercise routine. During the second portion of class students will learn about and eat a healthy small meal or snack, including a healthy drink.
Time:Monday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Hip Hop - Grades K-5
Thursdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
This introductory-level Hip Hop class provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment. This energetic class taught by the fun staff from Rhythm Motion will not only teach you Hip Hop movements and technique, but will also instill rhythm and precision in your muscle memory as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.
Time:Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Hip-Hop Dance Classes Ages 5-9
Mondays, April 28-June 9 (no class 5/26), 3:30-4:30 p.m.
$120 members, $140 public.
This high energy class teaches basic Hip-Hop moves step by step to the latest popular music. Classes promote confidence, coordination, muscle toning, flexibility, and allows students to develop their own sense of style.
Dress attire: ballet/Jazz shoes, tights and leotard are recommended.

Time:Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 28 Add to Outlook
Ends:Monday, June 2
Instructor:Reina Rivera
$120 for members, $140 for the general public.
Hip-Hop Dance Classes Ages 6-12
Thursdays, April 24-June 12, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
$140 members, $160 public
This high energy class teaches basic Hip-Hop step by step to the latest popular music. Classes promote confidence, coordination, muscle toning, flexibility, and allows students to develop their own sense of style.
Dress attire: Ballet/Jazz shoes, tights and leotard are recommended, but not required.

Time:Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Thursday, Apr. 24 Add to Outlook
Ends:Thursday, June 12
Instructor:Reina Rivera
$140 for members, $160 for the general public.
Homework - Grades 1-5, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Monday, Thursday 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Conf. Rm C&D, Members $116/class period, Public $184/class period
Join our staff in a quiet supervised room to finish your homework at Club J. The staff is there to assist self-motivated students with their homework and keep the class quiet and safe for all children.
Time:Monday & Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Homework Grades 1-5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Conf. Room C&D, Members $116, Public $184
Join our staff in a quiet supervise room to finish your homework at Club J. The staff is there to assist self-motivated students with their homework and keep the class quiet and safe for all children.
Time:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Jazz/Ballet Combo - Dance Classes Ages 6-12
Mondays, April 28-June 9 (no class 5/26), 4:45-5:45 p.m.
$120 members, $140 public
This combination class introduces dancers to the foundation of basic ballet steps using center floor ballet exercises to elongate the leg muscles and strengthen the core. Class will also include the high energy of pop jazz using the latest choreography.
Dress attire: Ballet/Jazz shoes, tights and leotard are recommended.
Time:Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 28 Add to Outlook
Ends:Monday, June 9
Instructor:Reina Rivera
$120 for members, $140 for the general public.
JStage - Peter Pan
Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m.
JStage is the JCC's youth theater program for children ages 9-17. The program introduces children to the wonders of performing arts and musical theatre, ending with an amazing high quality production at the JCC theatre.
Time:Thursday from 7 p.m. to
Date:Thursday, June 19 Add to Outlook
$10 for the members & the general public.
JStage - Peter Pan
Wednesday, June 18, 7 p.m.
JStage is the JCC's youth theater program for children ages 9-17. The program introduces children to the wonders of performing arts and musical theatre, ending with an amazing high quality production at the JCC theatre.
Time:Wednesday from 7 p.m. to
Date:Wednesday, June 18 Add to Outlook
$10 for the members & the general public.
JStage JR - 101 Dalmatians
Thursday, May 8, 7 p.m.
JStage Jr. is the JCC's youth theater program for children ages 6-9. The program introduces children to the wonders of performing arts and musical theatre, ending with this amazing high quality production at the JCC theatre.
Time:Thursday from 7 p.m. to
Date:Thursday, May 8 Add to Outlook
$10 for the members & the general public.
JStage JR - 101 Dalmations
Sunday, May 11, 3 p.m. (special Mother's Day surprise!)
JStage Jr. is the JCC's youth theater program for children ages 6-9. The program introduces children to the wonders of performing arts and musical theatre, ending with this amazing high quality production at the JCC theatre.
Time:Sunday from 3 p.m. to
Date:Sunday, May 11 Add to Outlook
$10 for the members & the general public.
JStage Tech Crew - Peter Pan
NEW! Be a part of the JStage Tech Crew Ages 10+
Looking to be involved in theatre but not interested in the spotlight? Learn the ins and outs of the technical aspects of theatresound, lights, backstage management and more.
Commitment requirements: March 9, March 12, tech week (June 8, 11, 12, 15, 16) and performances June 18 and 19. Tuition $80. Starts with 3/9 rehearsal/parent meeting at 2 p.m.
Starts:Sunday, Mar. 9 Add to Outlook
Ends:Thursday, June 19
$80 for the members & the general public.
Kickball - Grades 2-5
Tuesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Gym/Outside, Members only $116
Kickball is a fun team sport for all levels! Kickball is similar to baseball, but involves kicking a handball instead of using a bat. Students will have the chance to play this fun team sport, practicing coordination, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
Time:Tuesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Kickball - Grades K-1
Wednesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Gym/Outside, Members only $116
Kickball is a fun team sport for all levels! Kickball is similar to baseball, but involves kicking a handball instead of using a bat. Students will have the chance to play this fun team sport, practicing coordination, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
Time:Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - Apr. 26
Saturday, April 26, 6-10 p.m.
Members $20, Public $30. At the door: Members $25, Public $35
Time:Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Date:Saturday, Apr. 26 Add to Outlook
$20 for members, $30 for the general public.
Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - June 7
Saturday, June 7, 6-10 p.m.
Members $20, Public $30. At the door: Members $25, Public $35
Time:Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Date:Saturday, June 7 Add to Outlook
$20 for members, $30 for the general public.
Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - May 10
Saturday, May 10, 6-10 p.m.
Members $20, Public $30. At the door: Members $25, Public $35
Time:Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Date:Saturday, May 10 Add to Outlook
$20 for members, $30 for the general public.
Kids Night Out Grades K-5 - May 31
Saturday, May 31, 6-10 p.m.
Members $20, Public $30. At the door: Members $25, Public $35
Time:Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Date:Saturday, May 31 Add to Outlook
$20 for members, $30 for the general public.
Line Dancing - Grades K-5 NEW!
Wednesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Sr. Center, Members $116, Public $184
Yeehaw! Come learn a new kind of dancing with Rhythm Motion! In this fun, new class students will learn basic line dancing steps every week. At the end of the session, students will perform what they learned for Showcase! This is a great class for everyone from brand new dancers to seasoned veterans who are looking for something new!
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Mitzvah Club: Community Service - Grades K-5 NEW!
Mondays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Students will participate in community service projects each week, such as making cards for soldiers or organizing a canned food drive. With a little creativity and cooperation, students will learn how important - and how enjoyable - giving back can be!
Time:Monday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Modern Collage Art w/Lynne - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Tuesdays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Art Studio, Members $116, Public $184, Material $30
This course introduces students to contemporary artists who work with collage as a medium. Through the introduction and demonstration of a variety of collage techniques, students are encouraged to draw on personal interests and experiences, in order to develop their own artistic voice. The class will be encouraged to explore and experiment, as they incorporate a variety of found media: magazine images and photographs, as well as non-traditional materials and some clay days thrown in! Class is limited to 20 students.
Time:Tuesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$146 for members, $214 for the general public.
Musical Theater: Frozen - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Thursdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Learn the songs and dances from one of most popular movies of the year! In Musical Theater, students will learn several songs from Frozen and choreograph dance numbers to go with the songs. Their performance at Showcase at the end of the session is sure to be a hit!
Time:Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Radical Recorders Grades 2-5
Tuesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material $25
In this introductory music course, students will learn the basics of playing the recorder. Students will learn several different songs and practice working together as a group in preparation for a performance at the end of the session! Students will receive their own recorder to keep.
Time:Tuesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Radical Recorders Grades K-1
Tuesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material $25
In this introductory music course, students will learn the basics of playing the recorder. Students will learn several different songs and practice working together as a group in preparation for a performance at the end of the session! Students will receive their own recorder to keep.
Time:Tuesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Scientific Surprises - Grades 2-5 NEW!
Wednesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25
Join Ms. Cynthia this semester as we discover some surprises in the scientific world. Can these experiments really work? Are they illusions or real? What makes them different and fun? As we move through them well discover that science has some quirky outcomes.
Time:Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Scientific Surprises - Grades K-1 NEW!
Wednesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184 Material Fee $25
Join Ms. Cynthia this semester as we discover some surprises in the scientific world. Can these experiments really work? Are they illusions or real? What makes them different and fun? As we move through them well discover that science has some quirky outcomes.
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Sockeyball - Grades K-1
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Tuesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Gym/Outside, Members only $116
This match of indoor soccer combined with hockey promises to be a winning combination! With some aspects of floor hockey, as well as some techniques of soccer, learn the fun game of Sockeyball that all of the children are talking about.
Time:Tuesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Sport a Day - Grades 2-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Thursdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Gym, Outside, Members Only $116
Students will get to try a different sport each week, such as basketball, baseball, soccer, kickball, and more. This class is great for the active student that wants to try a little bit of everything!
Time:Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Sport a Day - Grades K-1 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY
Thursdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Gym/Outside, Members Only $116
Students will get to try a different sport each week, such as basketball, baseball, soccer, kickball, and more. This class is great for the active student that wants to try a little bit of everything!
Time:Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members.
Storytelling: Tales of Wisdom - Grades K-1 NEW!
Tuesdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184
Story telling enhances learning, focuses attention, aids comprehension and makes children use their powers of imagination. This semester well explore original tales from many countries and create works of art to reflect the main characters. Stories embody all the wisdom of Africa, China, Japan and many other countries in a profound genre that children can understand and relate to.
Time:Tuesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Super Artists: Frozen & The Lego Movie - Grades K-5 NEW!
WE'RE SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS - IT HAS REACHED MAXIMUM CAPACITY.
Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Club J is looking for super students who have an interest in art! Students will learn how to draw their favorite characters from the years most popular movies. Students will develop their drawing skills while having fun creating art with their favorite characters from Frozen and The Lego Movie.
Time:Wednesday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
Wacky Sports Games, 4+ ONLY
Your child will have tons of fun playing wacky and wild sports games with experienced coaches! Exciting sports games such as obstacle courses, super relay races, parachute and camp games, help develop basic movements, balance, hand-eye coordination, teamwork, and sportsmanship in a fun, energetic way.
Time:Thursday from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Starts:Thursday, Apr. 24 Add to Outlook
Ends:Thursday, June 5
Ages:4-5 years old
Instructor:Coach Mike, Coach Marianne & Staff
$120 for members.
World Flag Art - Grades 2-5 NEW!
Tuesdays 4:45 5:30 p.m.
Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material $25
Students will learn about other countries histories through their flags. Students will then have the opportunity to design their own flags! This class is great for any student that loves art and learning about other cultures!
Time:Tuesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$141 for members, $209 for the general public.
Zumba - Grades K-5
Thursdays 3:45 4:30 p.m.
Senior Center, Members $116, Public $184
Calling all kids who love music and love to dance! This is a dynamic cardio dance class filled with Hip-Hop music, easy to follow moves and a whole lot of laughs! The class will begin with a fun and aerobic stretch followed by a variety of Zumba inspired routines which will be performed for friends and family on the last day of class. This is one big exercise dance party filled with fun! Prior dance experience not required.
Time:Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Starts:Monday, Apr. 21 Add to Outlook
Ends:Friday, June 13
$116 for members, $184 for the general public.
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