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Havurah PreK-2nd Grade
Havurah is an excellent way to nurture the early years of your child’s Jewish education in a fun, interactive, and meaningful environment. The study of Jewish holidays, Hebrew language, Torah stories, community service opportunities, and exploration of Jewish identity is a significant part of every child’s Havurah experience. Skilled teachers listen and collaborate with the children to identify all aspects of these diverse topics that are most interesting and appropriate for their particular group of students. The Havurah program meets weekly from 3-5 pm on Shabbat afternoons. Tuition: October-May $1850/$1950. If you have any questions, or would like to register, please visit jccmanhattan.org/havurah or contact Gabriella Kula at gkula@jccmanhattan.org or call 646-505-5722 (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 10weekly
Havurah PreK-2nd Grade
Havurah is an excellent way to nurture the early years of your child’s Jewish education in a fun, interactive, and meaningful environment. The study of Jewish holidays, Hebrew language, Torah stories, community service opportunities, and exploration of Jewish identity is a significant part of every child’s Havurah experience. Skilled teachers listen and collaborate with the children to identify all aspects of these diverse topics that are most interesting and appropriate for their particular group of students. The Havurah program meets weekly from 3-5 pm on Shabbat afternoons. Tuition: October-May $1850/$1950. If you have any questions, or would like to register, please visit jccmanhattan.org/havurah or contact Gabriella Kula at gkula@jccmanhattan.org or call 646-505-5722 (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 10weekly
Havurah PreK-2nd Grade
Havurah is an excellent way to nurture the early years of your child’s Jewish education in a fun, interactive, and meaningful environment. The study of Jewish holidays, Hebrew language, Torah stories, community service opportunities, and exploration of Jewish identity is a significant part of every child’s Havurah experience. Skilled teachers listen and collaborate with the children to identify all aspects of these diverse topics that are most interesting and appropriate for their particular group of students. The Havurah program meets weekly from 3-5 pm on Shabbat afternoons. Tuition: October-May $1850/$1950. If you have any questions, or would like to register, please visit jccmanhattan.org/havurah or contact Gabriella Kula at gkula@jccmanhattan.org or call 646-505-5722 (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 10weekly
Havurah PreK-2nd Grade
Havurah is an excellent way to nurture the early years of your child’s Jewish education in a fun, interactive, and meaningful environment. The study of Jewish holidays, Hebrew language, Torah stories, community service opportunities, and exploration of Jewish identity is a significant part of every child’s Havurah experience. Skilled teachers listen and collaborate with the children to identify all aspects of these diverse topics that are most interesting and appropriate for their particular group of students. The Havurah program meets weekly from 3-5 pm on Shabbat afternoons. Tuition: October-May $1850/$1950. If you have any questions, or would like to register, please visit jccmanhattan.org/havurah or contact Gabriella Kula at gkula@jccmanhattan.org or call 646-505-5722 (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 10weekly
Arlekino @ Havurah 4-6 Years
Havurah, the JCC's hands-on Jewish education program that encourages children to create their own Jewish identity while having fun, is excited to continue working with Arlekino Theater Troupe, which strives to form Jewish identity among Russian-speaking Jewish children through cultural arts. The program includes dramatic play, music, storytelling, and art workshops, inspiring young children through interactive interpretations of Jewish folktales, courtesy of the PJ Library. Taught in Russian by experienced early childhood educators and performing and fine-arts specialists. For more information, contact Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org. Generation R programs are generously supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 6weekly
Havurah B'Ivrit
Havurah b’Ivrit is a program that provides a weekly Hebrew language based Jewish learning opportunity for students in kindergarten and first grade. Following the model of The JCC’s general Havurah program, teachers work in collaboration with children and their families to build curricula that link children's already existing passions and interests with Jewish customs, traditions, values, and stories, through hands-on experiences. Through Havurah b’Ivrit and all of our Havurah programs, we offer children and their families space and resources to develop their Jewish identities and build Jewish community in meaningful and fun ways. The Havurah b’Ivrit program is tailored to students who attend Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School, though there are spots available for students at a comparable stage in their Hebrew language development. For more information and to register, email Gabriella Kula at gkula@jccmanhattan.org The Havurah B’Ivrit Program is supported in part by a grant from the Hebrew Charter School Center (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 6weekly
MATAN at the JCC 5-11 Years (SN)
A wonderful Jewish educational experience for your child, this fun, meaningful, and informative class will introduce children to Jewish language, culture, and community. Art, cooking, games, and stories will be used as tools for learning. Class size limited to 8 students. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Oct 20 - May 18
fall
10am5 - 8weekly
MATAN at the JCC 5-11 Years (SN)
A wonderful Jewish educational experience for your child, this fun, meaningful, and informative class will introduce children to Jewish language, culture, and community. Art, cooking, games, and stories will be used as tools for learning. Class size limited to 8 students. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Oct 20 - May 18
fall
12pm9 - 11weekly
The 13th Mitzvah 10-12 Years (SN)
The JCC, in partnership with Matan, is excited to offer a bar/bat mitzvah preparation program which includes an ongoing class focused on liturgy and rituals of the Jewish calendar year, as well as referrals to one-on-one tutoring. A Matan consultant will be available to help individual families navigate the bar/bat mitzvah process with local synagogues, and help unaffiliated families to find a welcoming synagogue that meets their needs. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Oct 20 - May 18
fall
12pm10 - 12weekly
Children's Theater: Grades K-2
CASTING! PETER PAN for Youth Theater Don't hesitate to be a part of this unbelievable musical! Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the most exciting young people's theater in New York City. We are looking for budding actors to be a part of a musical performed with the JCC Youth Theater. Young actors will get the chance to learn acting and singing through improvisation as well as structured exercises. Class culminates in our full-scale musical in June. Rehearsals start January 19, 2014. Contact Sasha Nanus with any questions at snanus@jccmanhattan.org or 646.505.5708. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > performing arts
Sun, Jan 12 - Jun 1
winter
10am5 - 7weekly
JCC Youth Theater: Grades 3-7
CASTING! PETER PAN for Youth Theater Don't hesitate to be a part of this unbelievable musical! Acting! Singing! Dancing! Be one of the first to star in our new season of the Youth Theater. Join us for this exciting opportunity to sing, dance, and act in a full scale production. These young actors will learn all the elements of performing, rehearsals, and development of a major production. Directed by Sasha Nanus. Register now to make sure you hold a spot. No audition necessary, just come to the first session. Contact Sasha Nanus with any questions at snanus@jccmanhattan.org or 646.505.5708. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > performing arts
Sun, Jan 12 - Jun 1
winter
10:30am7 - 14weekly
Nursery School Pick-Up Service 3-4 Years
Extend your child’s day and ease your mind. This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2 pm are participating in the following 2:15 pm classes only: Run, Catch, Throw on Tuesdays, Ballet on Tuesday and Wednesdays, Little Man Dance Jam on Thursdays. Pick-up includes helping kids change and drop-off at class. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
2pm3 - 4weekly
After School Pick-Up Service
The JCC offers a pick-up service from many schools on the Upper West Side, including PS 87, PS 199, PS 9, PS 163, Manhattan Day School, Heschel, Calhoun, Rodeph Sholom Upper & Lower Schools, and Stephen Gaynor. Children are accompanied by a JCC staff member, either on foot or via public transportation. At the JCC, a counselor will help children change for class and escort them to the Clubhouse or their After School classes. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. To register your child for After School Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
2:30pm4 - 10weekly
Nursery School Pick-up Service 4-5 Years
This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2:45 pm and are participating in After School programs or Clubhouse. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
2:45pm4 - 5weekly
After School Clubhouse
Spend quality time before or after scheduled classes in our After School Clubhouse. Clubhouse has two locations, allowing kids to play and develop with their age group. Clubhouse Juniors (4-7 years) focuses on creative activities, while Clubhouse Seniors (8-10 years) emphasizes homework help and structured, creative play. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. Call 646.505.4372 for more information or to register. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
2:45pm4 - 10weekly
Getting in the Game 4 Years
Children are introduced to team dynamics and skill development as they play basketball, hockey, soccer, and more. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3pm4 - 4weekly
Little Chefs International! 4-6 Years
You don’t have to pack your bags to go on this cooking adventure. Children cook their way across the country and make several stops around the world all inside our kitchen. With a focus on safe practices and fresh, whole food ingredients, kids will learn various cooking methods as they dice, slice, and sauté their way through the exciting flavors of the world. All recipes are nut-free; dietary laws observed. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm4 - 6weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm9 - 14weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm9 - 14weekly
Special Needs Swimming: Marlins 5-14 Years
This focused swim class for children with special needs features small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Children will be placed in groups with swimmers at similar abilities. Intake form required. Please call/email Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm5 - 10weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
After School Ballet at the J! 4-6 Years
With Miss Maria Dancers will develop muscle strength and body awareness while building on classical ballet positions and vocabulary. Students will be also introduced to the important components of a ballet class such as warm up, spatial patterns across the floor, and center combinations. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm4 - 5weekly
Preschool Gymnastics 3-4 years
Designed for preschool and kindergarten aged children, class focus is on independence, safety, and body awareness. Children will spend time on all the major apparatuses (floor, vault, trampoline, beam, and bars) so they become comfortable in all the gymnastics events from a young age. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
Kindergarten Gymnastics 5 Years
Designed for kindergarten aged children, class focus is on independence, safety, and body awareness. Children will spend time on all the major apparatuses (floor, vault, trampoline, beam, and bars) so they become comfortable in all the gymnastics events from a young age. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:30pm5 - 5weekly
Weird Science 4–5 Years
Does slime make you squeal' Want to know how to make an exploding volcano or inflate a balloon with a lemon' Join Dazzling Discoveries for messy, creative, hands-on explorations of science in our daily lives. Explore gravity, sound, weather, magnetism, outer space, rainbows, and other real-life topics. Each week your child will create a take-home project for at-home exploration. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:45pm4 - 5weekly
Playing the Game 5.0-5.11 Years
Team play is the focus of this class, as athletes continuing to build skills while playing an array of sports including football, soccer, hockey and handball. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:45pm5 - 5weekly
Tap Class 5-6 Years
Make music with your feet! This class will introduce students to the basic fundamentals of tap dance. Dancers will learn how to find rhythm using their own bodies, improve coordination through movement, and learn basic tap terminology and choreography. No experience necessary. Tap shoes are needed along with comfortable dance or exercise clothing. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
3:45pm5 - 6weekly
Pre-T-Birds (one-hour classes) 8-14 Years
This program is geared towards young athletes that want to work on their endurance, learn proper competitive starts and turns and other racing skills to potentially try-out for the JCC Thunderbirds Swim Team. Tryouts required. Your swimmer must complete 25 meters of all four competitive strokes. By appt only. Contact Kathy Morgenstern at kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org (646.505.4456) or Alex Ursino at aursino@jccmanhattan.org (646.505.4484) to schedule an appointment. All Pre-T-Birds participate in a Sunday class from 12:30-1:30 pm. Our Tuesday section is geared towards Endurance Training and our Wednesday section is geared towards Competitive Training. Each weekday section meets from 4-5 pm. Class structure ias 15 minutes of dryland training and a 45 minute swim workout. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - Jun 1
winter
4pm8 - 14weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4pm3 - 4weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Everything Yoga! 6-8 Years
Enjoy all the fun of yoga with a different class theme every week—CircusYoga, Partner Yoga, Butterfly Yoga, Group Yoga, Yoga Games, and more. We’ll gather all of our favorite parts of yoga and prepare an amazing show that we’ll perform for the grownups and the end of the semester. Taught by Karma Kids Yoga® (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:30pm6 - 8weekly
Pick-Up: Success Academy Upper West
The JCC After School Program picks up from many schools on the Upper Westside and is thrilled to offer a new Pick-Up and Clubhouse program to the families at Success Academy Upper West. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm: Our talented staff of After School counselors will pick-up your child and bring them to the JCC for homework help and snack in our After School Clubhouse. Wednesdays 12:30pm: This pick-up includes a pizza lunch, homework help and free play until 3:30pm. After 3:30pm you can enroll your child in one of our amazing after school classes at an additional cost or you can opt to join our clubhouse program that runs until 6pm for an additional $100. To Register please call Caroline at 646.505.4372 (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:30pm weekly
Junior Recreational Gymnastics 6-7 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:30pm6 - 7weekly
Senior Recreational Gymnastics 8-10 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:30pm8 - 10weekly
Advanced Game Play 6.0-10.11 Years
Advanced Game Play emphasizes team play while introducing game strategies. Teamwork and sportsmanship play a major role in class as children play basketball, soccer, hockey, and football. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
4:45pm9 - 10weekly
Krav Maga 7-9 Years
James Sherman, Israeli-Certified Master Trainer Children learn the fundamental martial arts skills of Krav Maga in a fun environment. Interactive exercises will increase children's strength, flexibility, and balance. Kids will also learn how to increase awareness, avoid dangerous situations, escape trouble, and defend themselves if they must. The Jewish and Israeli heritage of Krav Maga will also be shared. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
5pm7 - 9weekly
Advanced Gymnastics 6-12 Years
For children who have the ability to demonstrate complex skills and techniques, class is specifically designed to improve young gymnasts’ already vast and impressive skills. To develop and solidify new and more challenging skills, gymnasts will focus on five different gymnastics events -- Floor, Beam, Bars, Vault, and Trampoline. Due to the challenging material, all students must be pre-approved by the director. Please contact Mary Beth Roe at 646.505.4382 or mbroe@jccmanhattan.org to arrange a tryout. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jan 21 - May 27
winter
5:30pm6 - 12weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
10:30am3 - 4weekly
Pick-Up: Success Academy Upper West
The JCC After School Program picks up from many schools on the Upper Westside and is thrilled to offer a new Pick-Up and Clubhouse program to the families at Success Academy Upper West. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm: Our talented staff of After School counselors will pick-up your child and bring them to the JCC for homework help and snack in our After School Clubhouse. Wednesdays 12:30pm: This pick-up includes a pizza lunch, homework help and free play until 3:30pm. After 3:30pm you can enroll your child in one of our amazing after school classes at an additional cost or you can opt to join our clubhouse program that runs until 6pm for an additional $100. To Register please call Caroline at 646.505.4372 (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
12:30pm weekly
Nursery School Pick-Up Service 3-4 Years
Extend your child’s day and ease your mind. This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2 pm are participating in the following 2:15 pm classes only: Run, Catch, Throw on Tuesdays, Ballet on Tuesday and Wednesdays, Little Man Dance Jam on Thursdays. Pick-up includes helping kids change and drop-off at class. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
2pm3 - 4weekly
After School Pick-Up Service
The JCC offers a pick-up service from many schools on the Upper West Side, including PS 87, PS 199, PS 9, PS 163, Manhattan Day School, Heschel, Calhoun, Rodeph Sholom Upper & Lower Schools, and Stephen Gaynor. Children are accompanied by a JCC staff member, either on foot or via public transportation. At the JCC, a counselor will help children change for class and escort them to the Clubhouse or their After School classes. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. To register your child for After School Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
2:30pm4 - 10weekly
Nursery School Pick-up Service 4-5 Years
This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2:45 pm and are participating in After School programs or Clubhouse. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
2:45pm4 - 5weekly
After School Clubhouse
Spend quality time before or after scheduled classes in our After School Clubhouse. Clubhouse has two locations, allowing kids to play and develop with their age group. Clubhouse Juniors (4-7 years) focuses on creative activities, while Clubhouse Seniors (8-10 years) emphasizes homework help and structured, creative play. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. Call 646.505.4372 for more information or to register. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
2:45pm4 - 10weekly
JCC Pee Wee Tennis 4.0-7.11 Years
Explore all aspects of tennis in a fun, nurturing way. Children will learn groundstrokes, volleys, and overhead strokes in a non-competitive manner. Classes will maintain a 4:1 student to coach ratio. Maximum of 12 students per class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3pm4 - 4weekly
JCC Pee Wee Baseball 4.0-5.11 Years
Want to get a head start on baseball season' Join us for Pee Wee Baseball on Wednesdays this winter in the JCC gymnasium. Children will learn all the fundamentals of baseball with fun, dynamic coaches! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3pm4 - 5weekly
Young Artists, Create! 5-6 Years
Lead by two talented artists, children explore an incredible array of artistic materials. For the first half of the term, they’ll work on clay sculpture and a creative line-up of projects in painting, collage, printmaking, and more will follow. Variety will keep the budding artists engaged and entertained all season long. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm5 - 6weekly
Kids Cook Around the World! 7-9 Years
On this culinary journey, kids gain knowledge about different cultures while preparing global delicacies. With a focus on fresh, healthful ingredients, kids practice knife skills and explore various cooking methods as they cook their way through the exciting flavors of India, Morocco, Italy, Japan, France, and Mexico. All recipes are nut fee; dietary laws observed. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm7 - 9weekly
Crazy Constructions 6-7 years
Design and build towers, bridges, houses, rollercoasters, and other superstructures. Join Dazzling Discoveries as you explore and experiment with plastic bricks, wood, paper, and many other materials. Students will learn about engineering, architecture, and physics while inventing and creating their own toys and projects. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm6 - 7weekly
Chess Club 4–6 Years
Chess develops important skills such as forethought, responsibility, and sportsmanship. Budding chess masters at the JCC’s Chess Club explore the world of chess through puzzles, play, and personal instruction. Learn all about the rules and new concepts in how to develop moves and coordinate pieces. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm4 - 6weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm9 - 14weekly
Special Needs Swimming: Marlins 5-14 Years
This focused swim class for children with special needs features small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Children will be placed in groups with swimmers at similar abilities. Intake form required. Please call/email Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm5 - 10weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
Hip-Hop & Jazz Dance 5–8 Years
This high-energy class will introduce children to dance fundamentals and techniques such as jazz walks, turns, jumps, leaps, and hip-hop moves. Each class includes stretches, isolation exercises, core exercises, and short choreographed routines. No experience necessary. No experience necessary. Students should wear comfortable clothing and jazz shoes or sneakers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:30pm5 - 6weekly
Advanced Game Play 6.0-10.11 Years
Advanced Game Play emphasizes team play while introducing game strategies. Teamwork and sportsmanship play a major role in class as children play basketball, soccer, hockey, and football. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:45pm6 - 7weekly
Slam Dunk 6.0-12.11 Years
Intoduction to the fundamentals of basketball: Dribbling, passing, shooting and defensive footwork (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:45pm6 - 6weekly
Glow-in-the-dark Yoga 4-5 years
Explore ideas about compassion, kindness, gratefulness, and love while glowing in this full-sensory experience. Yoga poses combined with songs, puppets, and stories help exercise social and motor skills while increasing flexibility. This playful class encourages self-expression and relaxation while strengthening young bodies. Be sure to wear white for extra "glow-ability." Taught by Karma Kids Yoga® (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
3:45pm4 - 5weekly
Pre-T-Birds (one-hour classes) 8-14 Years
This program is geared towards young athletes that want to work on their endurance, learn proper competitive starts and turns and other racing skills to potentially try-out for the JCC Thunderbirds Swim Team. Tryouts required. Your swimmer must complete 25 meters of all four competitive strokes. By appt only. Contact Kathy Morgenstern at kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org (646.505.4456) or Alex Ursino at aursino@jccmanhattan.org (646.505.4484) to schedule an appointment. All Pre-T-Birds participate in a Sunday class from 12:30-1:30 pm. Our Tuesday section is geared towards Endurance Training and our Wednesday section is geared towards Competitive Training. Each weekday section meets from 4-5 pm. Class structure ias 15 minutes of dryland training and a 45 minute swim workout. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - Jun 1
winter
4pm8 - 14weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4pm3 - 4weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:15pm9 - 14weekly
Advanced Chess Club 6-8 Years
If you already play chess and are looking to improve, this class will help you discover new strategies, sharpen your tactics, and hone your checkmating skills. A friendly "chess club" environment will help a novice improve their practical play. Chess notation will also be introduced, helping students develop skills to become confident tournament players. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:30pm6 - 8weekly
Hip-Hop & Jazz Dance 5–8 Years
Children will incorporate the techniques they learned in Intro to Jazz to the intricate moves of hip-hop. They will learn the fundamentals of pop-and-lock, freestyle, and waving. Each class includes stretching, core exercises, and a choreographed routine to be performed at the end of the session. One year of dance experience is recommended. Students should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:30pm6 - 8weekly
Electronics and Robotics 8-10 Years
Join Dazzling Discoveries and explore the wonders of machines, electrical circuits, motors, sensors, gears, levers, electromagnets, and basic mechanics. From making your own battery to constructing robotics kits, you will build and take home a variety of mechanical, electrical, and robotic creations. Materials included in cost of class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:35pm8 - 10weekly
Slam Dunk 6.0-12.11 Years
Fundamental skill building with an introduction to game play. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:45pm7 - 7weekly
Slam Dunk 6.0-12.11 Years
For Middle School and Travel Team players (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
4:45pm10 - 12weekly
Fencing 6-10 Years
Learn the fast-paced, thrilling Olympic sport of fencing. Students develop their coordination, speed, strength, and flexibility in a sport that is both intellectually and physically stimulating. Starting with basic positions and movements, the students learn to face-off against one another in a controlled and safe environment. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Wed, Jan 22 - May 28
winter
5:15pm8 - 10weekly
Nursery School Pick-Up Service 3-4 Years
Extend your child’s day and ease your mind. This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2 pm are participating in the following 2:15 pm classes only: Run, Catch, Throw on Tuesdays, Ballet on Tuesday and Wednesdays, Little Man Dance Jam on Thursdays. Pick-up includes helping kids change and drop-off at class. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
2pm3 - 4weekly
After School Pick-Up Service
The JCC offers a pick-up service from many schools on the Upper West Side, including PS 87, PS 199, PS 9, PS 163, Manhattan Day School, Heschel, Calhoun, Rodeph Sholom Upper & Lower Schools, and Stephen Gaynor. Children are accompanied by a JCC staff member, either on foot or via public transportation. At the JCC, a counselor will help children change for class and escort them to the Clubhouse or their After School classes. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. To register your child for After School Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
2:30pm4 - 10weekly
Nursery School Pick-up Service 4-5 Years
This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2:45 pm and are participating in After School programs or Clubhouse. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
2:45pm4 - 5weekly
After School Clubhouse
Spend quality time before or after scheduled classes in our After School Clubhouse. Clubhouse has two locations, allowing kids to play and develop with their age group. Clubhouse Juniors (4-7 years) focuses on creative activities, while Clubhouse Seniors (8-10 years) emphasizes homework help and structured, creative play. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. Call 646.505.4372 for more information or to register. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
2:45pm4 - 10weekly
Getting in the Game 4 Years
Children are introduced to team dynamics and skill development as they play basketball, hockey, soccer, and more. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3pm4 - 4weekly
PopFit Kids 5-7 Years
Kids’ health is more important than ever and this FUNctional fitness club will teach kids healthy habits they can share with the whole family. Through energizing circuits, dynamic drills, exciting games, and yoga, each PopFit Fitness Adventure will touch on the critical aspects of the Fab Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance. The program also features nutritional education and take home challenges sure to keep everyone on their feet! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm5 - 7weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Special Needs Swimming: Marlins 5-14 Years
This focused swim class for children with special needs features small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Children will be placed in groups with swimmers at similar abilities. Intake form required. Please call/email Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm5 - 10weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
Preschool Gymnastics 3-4 years
Designed for preschool and kindergarten aged children, class focus is on independence, safety, and body awareness. Children will spend time on all the major apparatuses (floor, vault, trampoline, beam, and bars) so they become comfortable in all the gymnastics events from a young age. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
Kindergarten Gymnastics 5 Years
Designed for kindergarten aged children, class focus is on independence, safety, and body awareness. Children will spend time on all the major apparatuses (floor, vault, trampoline, beam, and bars) so they become comfortable in all the gymnastics events from a young age. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:30pm5 - 5weekly
Advanced Game Play 6.0-10.11 Years
Advanced Game Play emphasizes team play while introducing game strategies. Teamwork and sportsmanship play a major role in class as children play basketball, soccer, hockey, and football. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
3:45pm weekly
Extreme Science 7-9 Years
Wild weather, magnet magic, amazing mixtures, gems and minerals, fossils, edible science, vehicles in action, flying objects, simple explosions—they’re all part of the experiments, demonstrations, and activities that Dazzling Discoveries will teach children about scientific principles of the world around us. Each week children conduct tests and design and create "make and take" projects that incorporate the science theme of the day. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4pm7 - 9weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4pm3 - 4weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Fashion Studio Series 8-10 Years
Take all 3 sesssions and save 10%! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm8 - 10weekly
After School Ballet at the J! 4-6 Years
With Miss Maria Dancers will develop muscle strength and body awareness while building on classical ballet positions and vocabulary. Students will be also introduced to the important components of a ballet class such as warm up, spatial patterns across the floor, and center combinations. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm4 - 5weekly
Fencing 6-10 Years
En garde! Learn the Olympic sport of fencing, and Lunge, parry, and thrust your way to success. Kids will get grounded in the basics of the sport while improving their strength, balance, coordination, speed, and focus—all while having fun in a safe exciting environment. Sheridan Fencing Academy is one of the best fencing schools in the country, training many of the top fencers in the country and the world, including the 2013 Junior World Championship silver medalist. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm6 - 8weekly
Pick-Up: Success Academy Upper West
The JCC After School Program picks up from many schools on the Upper Westside and is thrilled to offer a new Pick-Up and Clubhouse program to the families at Success Academy Upper West. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm: Our talented staff of After School counselors will pick-up your child and bring them to the JCC for homework help and snack in our After School Clubhouse. Wednesdays 12:30pm: This pick-up includes a pizza lunch, homework help and free play until 3:30pm. After 3:30pm you can enroll your child in one of our amazing after school classes at an additional cost or you can opt to join our clubhouse program that runs until 6pm for an additional $100. To Register please call Caroline at 646.505.4372 (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm weekly
Junior Recreational Gymnastics 6-7 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm6 - 7weekly
Senior Recreational Gymnastics 8-10 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:30pm8 - 10weekly
Slam Dunk 6.0-12.11 Years
Fundamental skill building, introduction to offense and defense concepts and full court game play. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
4:45pm9 - 10weekly
Advanced Gymnastics 6-12 Years
For children who have the ability to demonstrate complex skills and techniques, class is specifically designed to improve young gymnasts’ already vast and impressive skills. To develop and solidify new and more challenging skills, gymnasts will focus on five different gymnastics events -- Floor, Beam, Bars, Vault, and Trampoline. Due to the challenging material, all students must be pre-approved by the director. Please contact Mary Beth Roe at 646.505.4382 or mbroe@jccmanhattan.org to arrange a tryout. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jan 23 - May 29
winter
5:30pm6 - 12weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
10:30am3 - 4weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
11am3 - 4weekly
Getting in the Game 4 Years
Children are introduced to team dynamics and skill development as they play basketball, hockey, soccer, and more. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
1:40pm weekly
JCC Pee Wee Tennis 4.0-7.11 Years
Explore all aspects of tennis in a fun, nurturing way. Children will learn groundstrokes, volleys, and overhead strokes in a non-competitive manner. Classes will maintain a 4:1 student to coach ratio. Maximum of 12 students per class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
3:30pm6 - 7weekly
Kindergarten Gymnastics 5 Years
*Kindergarten Section 3 will follow the structure and format of the Junior Recreational Gymnastics Class. Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Each week, students will focus on three of the six gymnastic events: floor, vault, beam, bars, trampoline, and conditioning. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
3:30pm5 - 5weekly
Junior Recreational Gymnastics 6-7 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
3:30pm6 - 7weekly
Senior Recreational Gymnastics 8-10 Years
Beginner/intermediate level gymnasts will improve their technique, form, and strength. Classes are designed for children without previous gymnastics background and for those with some. Students will focus on five gymnastics events: floor, vault, beam, bars, and trampoline. Due to the limited amount of space in the gym, all classes are drop off. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Fri, Jan 24 - May 30
winter
3:30pm8 - 10weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12pm5 - 8weekly
Special Needs Swimming: Marlins 5-14 Years
This focused swim class for children with special needs features small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Children will be placed in groups with swimmers at similar abilities. Intake form required. Please call/email Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12pm9 - 14weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
12:45pm9 - 14weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) Ages 4-14
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
1:30pm4 - 8weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - May 18
winter
1:30pm3 - 4weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) Ages 4-14
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
2pm4 - 8weekly
Jellyfish (Intro to Swimming) Ages 4-14
A gentle introduction for the child/tween who wants to begin swimming in a deep water environment. Each class is 30 minutes long with emphasis on comfort and safety while preparing your child for our Sunfish (Beginner I) class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - Jun 1
winter
2pm9 - 14weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Sun, Jan 26 - May 18
winter
2pm3 - 4weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
10:30am3 - 4weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
12:30pm3 - 4weekly
After School Pick-Up Service
The JCC offers a pick-up service from many schools on the Upper West Side, including PS 87, PS 199, PS 9, PS 163, Manhattan Day School, Heschel, Calhoun, Rodeph Sholom Upper & Lower Schools, and Stephen Gaynor. Children are accompanied by a JCC staff member, either on foot or via public transportation. At the JCC, a counselor will help children change for class and escort them to the Clubhouse or their After School classes. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. To register your child for After School Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
2:30pm4 - 10weekly
Nursery School Pick-up Service 4-5 Years
This service is offered to students at The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC who get dismissed at 2:45 pm and are participating in After School programs or Clubhouse. To register your child for Nursery Pick-up, please call Caroline at 646.505.4372. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
2:45pm4 - 5weekly
After School Clubhouse
Spend quality time before or after scheduled classes in our After School Clubhouse. Clubhouse has two locations, allowing kids to play and develop with their age group. Clubhouse Juniors (4-7 years) focuses on creative activities, while Clubhouse Seniors (8-10 years) emphasizes homework help and structured, creative play. Children escorted to the JCC more than 15 minutes before a scheduled After School class must enroll in the After School Clubhouse. Call 646.505.4372 for more information or to register. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
2:45pm4 - 10weekly
JCC Pee Wee Tennis 4.0-7.11 Years
Explore all aspects of tennis in a fun, nurturing way. Children will learn groundstrokes, volleys, and overhead strokes in a non-competitive manner. Classes will maintain a 4:1 student to coach ratio. Maximum of 12 students per class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3pm4 - 4weekly
After School Ballet at the J! 4-6 Years
With Miss Maria Dancers will develop muscle strength and body awareness while building on classical ballet positions and vocabulary. Students will be also introduced to the important components of a ballet class such as warm up, spatial patterns across the floor, and center combinations. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3pm4 - 5weekly
Tae Kwon Do @ the JCC
This class uses our proprietary curriculum to teach kids basic kicking and striking techniques in a developmentally appropriate fashion. Kids have fun while learning how to function in a well-structured group class setting. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3pm4 - 5weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:30pm5 - 8weekly
Special Needs Swimming: Marlins 5-14 Years
This focused swim class for children with special needs features small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Children will be placed in groups with swimmers at similar abilities. Intake form required. Please call/email Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:30pm5 - 10weekly
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:30pm3 - 4weekly
Playing the Game 5.0-5.11 Years
Team play is the focus of this class, as athletes continuing to build skills while playing an array of sports including football, soccer, hockey and handball. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:45pm5 - 5weekly
JCC Pee Wee Tennis 4.0-7.11 Years
Explore all aspects of tennis in a fun, nurturing way. Children will learn groundstrokes, volleys, and overhead strokes in a non-competitive manner. Classes will maintain a 4:1 student to coach ratio. Maximum of 12 students per class. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
3:45pm5 - 5weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 yrs (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable with putting their faces in the water. If they are not, please see our Bottlenose swim classes. As children become more independent in the water, parents are not allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4pm3 - 4weekly
After School Ballet at the J! 4-6 Years
With Miss Maria Dancers will develop muscle strength and body awareness while building on classical ballet positions and vocabulary. Students will be also introduced to the important components of a ballet class such as warm up, spatial patterns across the floor, and center combinations. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4pm5 - 6weekly
Tae Kwon Do @ the JCC
This class teaches basic kicking and striking techniques, with an emphasis on developing kids’ focus and self-esteem. Discipline is taught in a format constructed to motivate younger children, and empowers kids to perform to the best of their abilities, while having fun at the same time. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4pm5 - 6weekly
Sunfish (Beginner 1) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45 minute class)
Our Sunfish class is for children who are getting more comfortable in the water but are still unable to swim without assistance. Time is spent on back floats, front floats, and breath control while preparing your child to move into our Swordfish class where proper stroke technique is introduced. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Swordfish (Beginner 2) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Flutter kick both front and back independently for 10 meters. Our Swordfish class builds on our Sunfish class with more emphasis on independent swimming. Time is spent on arm and leg coordination for both freestyle and backstroke with a focus on proper kick technique. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Stingray (Intermediate) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Prerequisite: Coordinated freestyle and backstroke for 15 meters.This class takes skills learned in our Swordfish class and adds to it. Side breathing for freestyle is a main focus along with introducing breaststroke and dolphin kick. Advanced freestyle and backstroke drills are used to produce more efficient swimmers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Great White Shark (Advanced) 5-8 Years and 9-14 Years (45-minute class)
Great White Sharks bring all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) together. Butterfly and Breaststroke arms are introduced and improved upon as well as freestyle and backstroke advanced drills and techniques. This class will include swimming longer distances and working on endurance. Prerequisite: Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 meters. Breaststroke and Dolphin kick for 15 meters. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:15pm5 - 8weekly
Clay Sculpture + Pottery 7-10 Years
The possibilities are endless for the projects you can create in this pottery class. Make a set of handmade dishes you can actually use at home, artistic sculptures, beads for necklaces, and more. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:30pm7 - 10weekly
Pick-Up: Success Academy Upper West
The JCC After School Program picks up from many schools on the Upper Westside and is thrilled to offer a new Pick-Up and Clubhouse program to the families at Success Academy Upper West. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm: Our talented staff of After School counselors will pick-up your child and bring them to the JCC for homework help and snack in our After School Clubhouse. Wednesdays 12:30pm: This pick-up includes a pizza lunch, homework help and free play until 3:30pm. After 3:30pm you can enroll your child in one of our amazing after school classes at an additional cost or you can opt to join our clubhouse program that runs until 6pm for an additional $100. To Register please call Caroline at 646.505.4372 (more)LEARN MORE
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > pick-up & clubhouse
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:30pm weekly
Advanced Game Play 6.0-10.11 Years
Advanced Game Play emphasizes team play while introducing game strategies. Teamwork and sportsmanship play a major role in class as children play basketball, soccer, hockey, and football. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:45pm8 - 9weekly
Slam Dunk 6.0-12.11 Years
Fundamental skill building, introduction to offense and defense concepts and full court game play. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
4:45pm8 - 8weekly
After School Ballet at the J! 4-6 Years
With Miss Maria Dancers will develop muscle strength and body awareness while building on classical ballet positions and vocabulary. Students will be also introduced to the important components of a ballet class such as warm up, spatial patterns across the floor, and center combinations. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
5pm5 - 6weekly
Tae Kwon Do @ the JCC
Through a regimen of basic kicks, strikes and forms, martial arts teaches kids at this age focus and discipline while greatly enhancing their self-esteem. Martial arts is also a great stress reliever for kids who are starting to feel overwhelmed by heavy homework loads or pressure to perform well on standardized tests. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > martial arts
Mon, Jan 27 - May 19
winter
5pm7 - 9weekly
Extreme Science 6-10 Years (SN)
Uncover the science of wild weather, magic tricks, chemical reactions and simple explosions, gems and minerals, fossils, speed and impact, air pressure, and many other exciting topics with Dazzling Discoveries' hand-on science program. Each week, children design and create take-home projects that incorporate the science theme of the day so that they can continue their explorations at home. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
10am6 - 10weekly
Gymnastics 4-6 Years (SN)
Gymnastics gives children the chance to move their bodies in fun and creative ways. It can help both boys and girls to learn to control their muscles and gain a sense of body awareness. No prior experience necessary. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
10am4 - 6weekly
Musical Adventures 4-6 Years (SN)
Playing instruments and moving together elicits the inherent musical potential in all individuals. Even more, music-making helps deepen primary relationships, self-expression, socialization, and musical fun for everyone. Led by board-certified music therapists from Arts Rx. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
10am4 - 6weekly
Dance 7-10 Years (SN)
Dance and movement give children the chance to express themselves in a fun, exciting way. It can provide both boys and girls an opportunity to learn to control their muscles and gain a sense of body awareness. In this class children will do a variety of types of dance to fun popular music. Class led by a professional from Arts Rx. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
11am7 - 10weekly
Build-a-Friendship: Social Skills and More 5-10 Years (SN)
This class teaches social and nonverbal communication skills using creative movement, interactive games and group role-plays. The curriculum is tailored to the specific needs of the students, and may include social skills such as problem-solving, listening, joining in, conflict resolution, and game-playing. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
11am8 - 10weekly
SibFun 4-12 Years
Brothers and sisters of children with disabilities meet other kids whose siblings have similar needs. They’ll have an opportunity to address the good and not-so-good parts of having a sibling with a disability, while playing games and making new friends. Call for info on monthly teen gatherings (13-18 Years) A brief intake is conducted prior to registration to ensure optimal group composition. Please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
11am7 - 12weekly
Music Therapy + More (SN)
Board-certified music therapists from Arts Rx guide the group through active music-making. Musical styles ranging from contemporary to classical, rap to reggae, will be chosen by the group and used to express feelings, explore personal or group issues, and enhance socialization, group cohesion and individual self-esteem. No musical experience necessary. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
11am7 - 10weekly
Yoga 7-10 Years (SN)
Yoga teaches children increased body awareness and relaxation techniques through various movements and breathing exercises. Children will learn to use yoga in many beneficial ways, as both a form of fitness and a calming activity. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
12pm7 - 10weekly
Music Therapy + More (SN)
Board-certified music therapists from Arts Rx guide the group through active music-making. Musical styles ranging from contemporary to classical, rap to reggae, will be chosen by the group and used to express feelings, explore personal or group issues, and enhance socialization, group cohesion and individual self-esteem. No musical experience necessary. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
12pm11 - 16weekly
Story Pirates 6-9 Years (SN)
Create stories! Make puppets! This class invites children with special needs, along with their interested siblings, to express their creativity by taking part in various aspects of story making and puppetry. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
12:15pm6 - 9weekly
Build-a-Friendship: Social Skills and More 5-10 Years (SN)
This class teaches social and nonverbal communication skills using creative movement, interactive games and group role-plays. The curriculum is tailored to the specific needs of the students, and may include social skills such as problem-solving, listening, joining in, conflict resolution, and game-playing. For more information or registration, contact Melissa Lader, LMSW, Director of Children, Tween and Teen Special Needs Programs, at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccnyc.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
12:30pm5 - 7weekly
Kicking The Spectrum® 5-12 Years (SN)
Kicking The Spectrum offers small group classes co-taught by a black belt martial artist and an ABA therapist. Each class starts with a respectful bow and is followed with a consistent routine so our students have a sense of continuity and familiarity in every class. Our routine includes stretching, calisthenics, punching, kicking, and team-building exercises. Price: $630 For information and registration call 212.867.5008 or email david@kickingthespectrum.com. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
1pm5 - 12weekly
SibFun 4-12 Years
Brothers and sisters of children with disabilities meet other kids whose siblings have similar needs. They’ll have an opportunity to address the good and not-so-good parts of having a sibling with a disability, while playing games and making new friends. Call for info on monthly teen gatherings (13-18 Years) A brief intake is conducted prior to registration to ensure optimal group composition. Please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Feb 2 - May 18
winter
1pm4 - 6weekly
Sunday Baseball @ Central Park 4.0-7.11 Years
Spark a life long love of baseball in your child in a fun, pressure-free environment. Children will practice the fundamental skills of baseball including batting, fielding, throwing and base-running. **Children should bring a glove for fielding. All other equipment will be provided. Class will be held at the JCC on 3/23 and 3/30. All other classes will be held in Central Park (weather permitting). (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Sun, Mar 23 - May 18
winter
9am4 - 4weekly
Sunday Baseball @ Central Park 4.0-7.11 Years
Spark a life long love of baseball in your child in a fun, pressure-free environment. Children will practice the fundamental skills of baseball including batting, fielding, throwing and base-running. **Children should bring a glove for fielding. All other equipment will be provided. Class will be held at the JCC on 3/23 and 3/30. All other classes will be held in Central Park (weather permitting). (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > sports
Sun, Mar 23 - May 18
winter
10am5 - 7weekly
Round Star Foundation Special Needs Soccer:
5-9 Years
Super Soccer Stars Shine is a unique program that uses soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities including but not limited to: autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, ADHD, and PDD-NOS. Designed by licensed educators and therapists, our developmentally-appropriate curriculum promotes the complete growth of each individual and encourages each player to improve at his or her own pace. Our low player-to-coach ratio ensures that individuals receive continuous support and personal attention while having a blast from the first touch of the ball. Price: $270 for each session For more information and registration please contact Super Soccer Stars at 212.877.7171 or shine@supersoccerstars.com. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Apr 6 - Jun 8
winter
12pm weekly
Round Star Foundation Special Needs Soccer:
5-9 Years
Super Soccer Stars Shine is a unique program that uses soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities including but not limited to: autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, ADHD, and PDD-NOS. Designed by licensed educators and therapists, our developmentally-appropriate curriculum promotes the complete growth of each individual and encourages each player to improve at his or her own pace. Our low player-to-coach ratio ensures that individuals receive continuous support and personal attention while having a blast from the first touch of the ball. Price: $270 for each session For more information and registration please contact Super Soccer Stars at 212.877.7171 or shine@supersoccerstars.com. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Sun, Apr 6 - May 18
winter
2pm5 - 9weekly
Fashion Studio Series 8-10 Years
You’ll learn a wide range of jewelry-making techniques to create the hottest trends. Grab a pair of pliers to wrap and manipulate jeweler’s wire, leather, beads, semi-precious stones, charms, and found objects like feathers and crystals, to create your own unique jewelry designs. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Thu, Apr 24 - May 29
winter
4:30pm8 - 10weekly
Fashion Sketching: Hippies & The 60's
The 60's...Hippie Fashion...Peace Symbol Prints...Explosion of Flower Power...Tie Dye...Paisley...Fringed Vests...Bell Bottoms...sound interesting? Join a 5-part Fashion Illustration class that explores this period. You will learn many sketching and watercolor painting techniques while designing a clothing line inspired by the 60's! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > art, science & cooking
Thu, May 1 - May 22
spring
4pm weekly
Kids' Night Out: JCC Pep Rally!
It's time for the last Kids' Night Out of the season! Join your friends for an action packed night of fun leading up to the JCC's annual beneFIT and get a head start on the stair climb event! The night includes shabbat friendly games, cheers, sign making, havdalah, frozen yogurt creations and much more! Get ready for an exciting night of JCC Spirit! Dinner will be served. Pre-Registration is required. For more information on the beneFIT day activities for you and your family and to register click here. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > special events
Sat, May 17
winter
6pm5 - 10once
JCC Youth and Children's Theater presents:
Disney's Peter Pan
Music and lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Sammy Fain Book by David Zellnik Directed by Sasha Nanus Musical Direction by Steven Silverstein Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Disney's Peter Pan is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn't grow up! Peter Pan comes to whisk Wendy, Michael and John away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! It’s a must see show for audiences of all ages! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > performing arts
Fri, May 30
spring
5pm once
JCC Youth and Children's Theater presents:
Disney's Peter Pan
Music and lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Sammy Fain Book by David Zellnik Directed by Sasha Nanus Musical Direction by Steven Silverstein Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Disney's Peter Pan is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn't grow up! Peter Pan comes to whisk Wendy, Michael and John away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! It’s a must see show for audiences of all ages! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > performing arts
Sun, Jun 1
spring
10am once
JCC Youth and Children's Theater presents:
Disney's Peter Pan
Music and lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Sammy Fain Book by David Zellnik Directed by Sasha Nanus Musical Direction by Steven Silverstein Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Disney's Peter Pan is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn't grow up! Peter Pan comes to whisk Wendy, Michael and John away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! It’s a must see show for audiences of all ages! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > performing arts
Sun, Jun 1
spring
5pm once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Mon, Jun 9
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Click here to buy all 10 days and get one FREE! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Mon, Jun 9 - Jun 24
summer
8:45am5 - 10daily
Flippin' & Swimmin' (ages 4-5)
Kick off your summer with Flippin’ & Swimmin’!! Kids, ages 4 and 5, will spend their morning tumbling in gymnastics, enjoying healthy snacks with friends, and swimming in our amazing pool. This pre-summer program will get your kids moving and help prepare them for their upcoming summer camp adventures. Drop off at 9am – Pick up at 12:30 (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Mon, Jun 9 - Jun 12
summer
9am4 - 5daily
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Mon, Jun 9
summer
11am2 - 3once
Make a Splash! 4-10 Years
The JCC’s pre-summer mini swim program is designed to help children 4-10 years make their summer swimming experience more enjoyable. The program is designed for children who may be new to the water (beginners), need to improve their swim strokes (intermediate), or those who want to work towards passing a camp deep-water test (advanced). Classes are held in the main pool. Swim caps are required; goggles are optional. Please rinse child off completely in one of our facility showers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jun 9 - Jun 12
summer
12pm4 - 10daily
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Mon, Jun 9
summer
1pm2 - 3once
Gymnastics Intensive (ages 6-10)
Come kick off the summer @ the JCC with our two hour intensive gymnastics workshop taught by the talented JCC gymnastics coaches. Children will be grouped by age and/or ability. All will spend substantial time on each of our 5 apparatuses (Beam, Bars, Floor, Vault, & Trampoline). Choose a single class, any combination, or all the days! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Mon, Jun 9
summer
3:30pm6 - 10once
Make a Splash! 4-10 Years
The JCC’s pre-summer mini swim program is designed to help children 4-10 years make their summer swimming experience more enjoyable. The program is designed for children who may be new to the water (beginners), need to improve their swim strokes (intermediate), or those who want to work towards passing a camp deep-water test (advanced). Classes are held in the main pool. Swim caps are required; goggles are optional. Please rinse child off completely in one of our facility showers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jun 9 - Jun 12
summer
4pm4 - 10daily
SwimFAST 8-14 Years
The JCC’s Pre-Summer Competitive Swim Program is a specialized one-hour intensive swim program for swimmers 8 years and older. The program is run by ASCA certified swim coaches/instructors with a small ratio of swimmers to coach. Each class will focus on each of the four competitive swim strokes. Competency in each of the four competitive strokes is a prerequisite. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jun 9 - Jun 12
summer
5pm8 - 14daily
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Tue, Jun 10
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Tue, Jun 10
summer
11am2 - 3once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Tue, Jun 10
summer
1pm2 - 3once
Gymnastics Intensive (ages 6-10)
Come kick off the summer @ the JCC with our two hour intensive gymnastics workshop taught by the talented JCC gymnastics coaches. Children will be grouped by age and/or ability. All will spend substantial time on each of our 5 apparatuses (Beam, Bars, Floor, Vault, & Trampoline). Choose a single class, any combination, or all the days! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Tue, Jun 10
summer
3:30pm6 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Wed, Jun 11
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Wed, Jun 11
summer
11am2 - 3once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Wed, Jun 11
summer
1pm2 - 3once
Gymnastics Intensive (ages 6-10)
Come kick off the summer @ the JCC with our two hour intensive gymnastics workshop taught by the talented JCC gymnastics coaches. Children will be grouped by age and/or ability. All will spend substantial time on each of our 5 apparatuses (Beam, Bars, Floor, Vault, & Trampoline). Choose a single class, any combination, or all the days! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Wed, Jun 11
summer
3:30pm6 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Thu, Jun 12
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Thu, Jun 12
summer
11am2 - 3once
2's & 3's Gymnastics
This class, held in the North Gym, will let your child experience 4 different gymnastics events – Floor, Beam, Bars, & Tumble Track. Our young gymnasts will be placed into small groups and led by our amazing coaches. *Adult participation is required. Offered twice daily, at 11am and 1pm, June 9th through Jun 12th. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > sports & gymnastics
Thu, Jun 12
summer
1pm2 - 3once
Gymnastics Intensive (ages 6-10)
Come kick off the summer @ the JCC with our two hour intensive gymnastics workshop taught by the talented JCC gymnastics coaches. Children will be grouped by age and/or ability. All will spend substantial time on each of our 5 apparatuses (Beam, Bars, Floor, Vault, & Trampoline). Choose a single class, any combination, or all the days! (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > gymnastics
Thu, Jun 12
summer
3:30pm6 - 10once
Round Star Foundation Special Needs Soccer
Sponsored by Super Soccer Stars
5–9 Years
Shine is a unique program that uses soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities including but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, ADHD and PDD-NOS. Our developmentally-appropriate curriculum designed by licensed educators and therapists promotes the complete growth of each individual and encourages players to improve at his or her own pace. Our low player-to-coach ratio ensures that individuals receive continuous support and personal attention while having a blast from the first touch on the ball! $450 For more information and registration, please contact Super Soccer Stars at 212.877.7171 or shine@supersoccerstars.com. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > after school including boost!
Thu, Jun 12 - Aug 14
summer
4pm5 - 9weekly
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Fri, Jun 13
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
Bottlenose Dolphins 3-4 Years (drop-off class)
Our beginner class for students without their parents. This class will introduce your child to bubble blowing, elementary strokes and independent water entry and exit. Your little dolphin will learn to feel safe and confident in the water. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Sun, Jun 15 - Aug 10
summer
1:30pm3 - 4weekly
Spinner Dolphins 3-4 Years (drop-off class)
Our advanced beginner class builds on the skills presented in our Bottlenose Dolphins class. This class focuses on treading water, breathing, and the basics of freestyle and floating without help. Prerequisite: Children MUST be comfortable putting their faces in the water. As children become more independent, parents will not be allowed on the pool deck except for mid-term viewing and the end of the semester class. (more)REGISTER
family life > infants & young children > aquatics
Sun, Jun 15 - Aug 10
summer
2pm3 - 4weekly
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Mon, Jun 16
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
Make a Splash! 4-10 Years
The JCC’s pre-summer mini swim program is designed to help children 4-10 years make their summer swimming experience more enjoyable. The program is designed for children who may be new to the water (beginners), need to improve their swim strokes (intermediate), or those who want to work towards passing a camp deep-water test (advanced). Classes are held in the main pool. Swim caps are required; goggles are optional. Please rinse child off completely in one of our facility showers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jun 16 - Jun 19
summer
12pm4 - 10daily
Make a Splash! 4-10 Years
The JCC’s pre-summer mini swim program is designed to help children 4-10 years make their summer swimming experience more enjoyable. The program is designed for children who may be new to the water (beginners), need to improve their swim strokes (intermediate), or those who want to work towards passing a camp deep-water test (advanced). Classes are held in the main pool. Swim caps are required; goggles are optional. Please rinse child off completely in one of our facility showers. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > aquatics
Mon, Jun 16 - Jun 19
summer
4pm4 - 10daily
Ballet At The J! 4-5 years (Drop-off)
Join Miss Maria for a ballet class where children are introduced to ballet positions and techniques that will build a strong foundation for years to come. Miss Maria’s approach is innovative and encouraging for young dancers with big imaginations. Any attire welcome that allows for jumping and twirling. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > after school > dance
Mon, Jun 16 - Aug 11
summer
4:15pm4 - 5weekly
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Tue, Jun 17
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Wed, Jun 18
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Thu, Jun 19
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
10 Days 10 Ways: JCC NYC Adventurers 5-10 Years
Join us for 10 days of not-to-be-missed city adventures that get the summer started! Spend fun-filled days exploring the best of New York City’s most exciting destinations. Trips include our signature Day 1 expedition over the Brooklyn Bridge and much, much more! Space is limited; pre-registration is required. All children should bring a packed lunch and beverage everyday. We will provide each child with an adventure backpack filled with exploration tools and much more! Most of the necessary travel is via public transportation. Please contact Caroline at cweinstein@jccmanhattan.org for more information and detailed trip information. More information: Daily, Jun 9–20, 8:45–3 pm $115/$135 per day (register by May 9) $135/$150 per day (register after May 9) Buy 9 days and get one FREE, or just pick the days that work for you. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > vacation mini-camps
Fri, Jun 20
summer
8:45am5 - 10once
Tech Kids Unlimited:
A Mini-Tech Workshop for Kids with Special Needs
7–14 Years
Tech Kids Unlimited is a technology program for kids who learn differently. Join us for a week of fun and learning as students work with a tech-teaching artist to create and develop a project using technology. High school students and an educator will also be on hand, creating a very high student-to-instructor ratio. Special attention will be paid to supporting each student’s individualized working style. No previous knowledge necessary—all that is required is a passion for technology. If you child has previously been in a TKU workshop, s/he will work on more advanced projects as all our workshops are highly individualized. For more information, please contact Beth Rosenberg at beth@techkidsunlimited.org before registering. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 4 - Aug 8
summer
10am7 - 14daily
Camp Kulam
Swimming, art, and summer fun at Camp Kulam, a warm and welcoming camp experience for children with special needs, ages 5-12. The camp will run in two one-week sessions. We offer high adult to child ratios, so space is limited. For more information or to enroll please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 18 - Aug 22
summer
9am5 - 12daily
Camp Kulam
Swimming, art, and summer fun at Camp Kulam, a warm and welcoming camp experience for children with special needs, ages 5-12. The camp will run in two one-week sessions. We offer high adult to child ratios, so space is limited. For more information or to enroll please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 18 - Aug 22
summer
9am5 - 12daily
Camp Kulam
Swimming, art, and summer fun at Camp Kulam, a warm and welcoming camp experience for children with special needs, ages 5-12. The camp will run in two one-week sessions. We offer high adult to child ratios, so space is limited. For more information or to enroll please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 25 - Aug 29
summer
9am5 - 12daily
Camp Kulam
Swimming, art, and summer fun at Camp Kulam, a warm and welcoming camp experience for children with special needs, ages 5-12. The camp will run in two one-week sessions. We offer high adult to child ratios, so space is limited. For more information or to enroll please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 25 - Aug 29
summer
9am5 - 12daily
Camp Kulam
Swimming, art, and summer fun at Camp Kulam, a warm and welcoming camp experience for children with special needs, ages 5-12. The camp will run in two one-week sessions. We offer high adult to child ratios, so space is limited. For more information or to enroll please contact Melissa Lader at 646.505.5729 or mlader@jccmanhattan.org. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > kulam
Mon, Aug 25 - Aug 29
summer
9am5 - 12daily
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