EARLY CHILDHOOD

Early Childhood Enrichment Classes

The JCC’s Early Childhood Education Department offers enrichment classes for children ages 18 months to 5 years old, as well as Parent and Me classes for infants and toddlers. These classes are open to everyone–you don’t have to be an APJCC Preschool family to enroll a child in these classes.

How To Register

To sign up for classes, please fill out a Registration Form.

APJCC Dance Academy classes run throughout the school year and are ongoing, so you can start anytime.

We offer classes for children 2 years old and up. For more information and a complete class schedule, see the Dance page.

For Hebrew Speakers: Hebrew Storytime for Young Children (ages 2-5, with a parent)

Join us for a storytime filled with games, laughter and movement, all in Hebrew! This activity time, led by talented storyteller Gali Shapira, enables kids to feel a part of the Hebrew-speaking community. This is a great opportunity for parents to bond with their kids with the sounds of the Hebrew language. This program is offered by the Addison-Penzak JCC in collaboration with the Palo Alto ICC. For more information, contact [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME PRICE
Thu 1/18, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 4:15-5:15pm TBA

Jump Into a Story (ages 2-3)

Each week we’ll hear a story, then engage in a variety of activities based around the story. Development of fine motor, gross motor, listening skills and fun are the focus of this class.  Maximum of 6 children. With teacher Shana Henika. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 1/17-3/14 12:30-1:15pm $172 $206

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

Let’s Create Some Art! (ages 3-5)

In this hands on class, Teacher Rebecca will be exploring the world of art through messy mediums, special projects, and fine tuning techniques.  Get ready to be inspired to create masterpieces. Instructor: Rebecca Silberstein. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
3-4 years Tue 1/16-3/13 12:30-1:15pm $172 $206
AGES DATES DAY TIME CM/SM NM
4-5 years Tue 1/16-3/13 1:45-2:30pm $172 $206

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

Making Music (ages 2-5)

Shake, rattle & roll to popular family and children’s music with teacher Karen Enfield. Songs, rhythm, movement, and instrument play. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/16-3/13 12:30-1:15pm $162 $194

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

Mini Sports (ages 3-5)

A fun introduction to organized athletic play, with Liverpool Football Club. Choose Thursday or Friday class. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGES DATES DAY TIME CM/SM NM
3-4 years Thu 1/18-3/15 12:30-1:15pm $162 $194
3-4 years Fri 1/19-3/16 12:30-1:15pm $162 $194
AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
4-5 years Thu 1/18-3/15 1:30-2:15pm $162 $194
4-5 years 1/19-3/16 Fri 1:30-2:15pm $162 $194

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

My Grown-up & Me Music (ages 0-24 months)

A fun introduction to songs, rhythm, movement and instrument play with your child. Instructor: Karen Enfield. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/16-3/19 9:15-10:00am $162 $194

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

STEAMing at Preschool (ages 3-4)

Play-based projects that explore basic STEAM concepts (Science. Technology. Engineering, Art, and Math). Age requirements: G’dolim age 3 by 9/1, Bogreem age 4 by 9/1. G’dolim instructor is Samare Moazeni. Bogreem instructor is Vanina Sandel. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGE DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
G'dolim (age 3 by 9/1) Mon 1/22-3/12* 12:30-1:15pm $130 $156
AGE DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Bogreem (age 4 by 9/1) Mon 1/22-3/12* 1:55-2:40pm $130 $156

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

* No class 2/19, 3/5

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

Soccer and at the JCC is run by the Liverpool Football Club – Bay Area, a nationally accredited U.S. Club Soccer Academy that offers soccer lessons for ages 3.5-5 years, an instructional recreational league for ages 4-9 years, and competitive team play for U7-U18. For complete listings, see the Soccer page or contact Bill Marzolla, [email protected] or 408.357.7440.


CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

Fun en Español (ages 3-5)

Learn Spanish through songs, art, crafts, and play, with teacher Wendy de Jesus. Class meets two days a week. More information: Email Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGES DAY DATES TIMES CM/SM NM
3-4 years Mon & Tue 1/16-3/13* 12:30-1:15pm $280 $336
AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
4-5 years Mon & Tue 1/16-3/15* 1:30-2:15pm $280 $336

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

* No class 2/19, 3/5

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

Storybook Creations (ages 3-5)

Each week we will be reading a story and creating an activity to further enhance it.  We will be building, cooking, doing puppet shows, art, and science. Instructor: Rebecca Silberstein. More information: Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
3-4 years Wed 1/17-3/14 12:30-1:15pm $172 $206
AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
4-5 years Wed 1/17-3/14 1:45-2:30pm $172 $206

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a Child Registration Form and give it to the Preschool office.

The JCC offers group swim lessons in the spring, summer, and fall, and private and semi-private lessons all year long. Our outdoor pool is heated to 82 degrees year-round. Keep your child in swim lessons throughout the year so they don’t forget what they learned over the summer!

For details, see the Swim Lessons page or contact [email protected] or 408.357.7428.

Youth Tumbling and Gymnastics (ages 3.5-5)

This class teaches the basics of tumbling and gymnastics, and is a great introduction to our Circus and Gymnastics classes for older kids. For more information, contact [email protected].

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 1/4-1/25 12:30-1:15pm $80 $110
Thu 2/1-2/15* 12:30-1:15pm $60 $81
Thu 3/8-3/29* 12:30-1:15pm $80 $110
Thu 4/12-4/26* 12:30-1:15pm $60 $81
Thu 5/3-5/31 12:30-1:15pm $100 $135

CM – Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

* No class 2/22, 3/1, 4/5

Enjoy the benefits of yoga combined with storytelling, music, and creative arts with teacher Linda Adelson. Choose Thursday or Friday class. More information: Email Nichole Coy at [email protected]  or call 408.357.7415 (Nicole) or 408.357.7417 (preschool office).

AGES DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
2.5-3 years Thu 1/19-3/16 12:30-1:00pm $144 $173
2.5-3 years Fri 1/19-3/16 12:30-1:00pm $144 $173
AGES DATES DAY TIME CM/SM NM
3-5 years Thu 1/19-3/16 1:30-2:15pm $162 $194
3-5 years Fri 1/19-3/16 1:30-2:15pm $162 $194

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

To register, please fill out a child registration form and give it to the Preschool office.