The JCC’s Early Childhood Education Department offers enrichment classes for children from birth to 5 years old. These classes are open to everyone–you don’t have to be an APJCC Preschool family to enroll a child in these classes.
Our enrichment classes are currently virtual (on Zoom).

J-Fam, a playgroup for Jewish babies and their grownups. PJ Library and Addison-Penzak JCC.

Mondays, August 23-October 25

Make connections with other families and strengthen your bond with your little one. Sharing, singing, learning and mutual support are all are part our sessions! Our arms are open to moms, dads, grandparents or other caregivers. Families can choose to attend either indoor or outdoor sessions. Indoor sessions will meet in the new JSV Family Center, with masks for all grownups.

Session 1) OUTDOORS: 9:30-10:15am | REGISTER HERE

Session 2) INDOORS: 11:00-11:45am | REGISTER HERE

Fee: $70 for 10 sessions, scholarships available.

For more information, contact rabbilaurie@jvalley.org.


Session 1: Outdoors Mondays August 23-October 25 9:30-10:15am $70
Session 2: Indoors Mondays August 23-October 25 11:00-11:45am $70

Music Together. Have a musical conversation with your little one!

We are thrilled to offer Music Together with a Jewish twist. Rabbi Laurie brings her musical background, Jewish passion and song leading experience to this exciting integration of a research-backed early childhood music program with Jewish literacy. Grownup participation is required. Families will receive Music Together materials and supplemental materials, as well as a weekly video of a bonus song in our private FB group!

New dates TBA.

More information: rabbilaurie@jvalley.org

Sunday TBA 9:30-10:30am $175

PJ Library’s new monthly program will liven up your Saturdays with stories, music and movement the whole family will enjoy, led by Rabbi Laurie. All are welcome, including interfaith, LGBTQIA, and adoptive families; single parents; people of color, and grandparents. Participation is free and snacks will be provided. Previously held in San Jose Public Libraries… currently held on Zoom! Find us on Facebook for updated event info.

To sign up, contact Rabbi Laurie Matzkin, rabbilaurie@jvalley.org.

Saturdays Ongoing: TBA 4:00-5:00pm Free

The APJCC 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 aquatics@jvalley.org or 408.357.7428.