GRADES K - 5

Grades K-5

Kids in grades K-5 can enjoy a variety of after-school classes at the JCC. For more information about any of the classes listed here, or to register, contact Rebecca Durham at [email protected].

This class features fitness activities that kids love. You can look forward to a very wide variety of activities! Participants use unique equipment and include many different sports, movement and imagination activities, obstacle courses, tumbling, balance beam work, hula hoops, aerobics and much more. Work on team building and good sportsmanship through fun and exercise each day. As a bonus, kids will learn the names of their muscles and bones! With instructor Marcella Yvarra. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Fri 9/7-10/26* 3:15-4:15pm $150 $180
Fri 11/2-12/14* 3:15-4:15pm $150 $180

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

* No class 10/5, 10/12, 11/23

For kids who love to draw! Learn character design, adventure drawing, creature feature, anime/manga style, and traditional cartooning. This class is taught by professional illustrator and designer Carlos Nuñez, whose design credits include character design for several animated TV series and other work. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/9-11/13 3:45-4:45pm $180 $210
Tue 11/20-1/15* 3:45-4:45pm $180 $210

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

* No class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1

Students of all skill levels are welcomed into chess class. New and beginning players will learn the fundamentals of chess, while experienced students will be taught according to their needs. Our primary coaches are highly rated chess players, instructors, and tournament directors that each have many years of experience teaching chess to children. Instructor: Justin Easterday. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Fri 10/19-11/30* 4:00-5:00pm $150 $180

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

* No class 11/23

Learn basic floor gymnastics, tumbling, and circus arts. Globes, air track, aerial and more! Dates and times coming soon. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

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

Focus on one specialized circus skill each month, such as trapeze, Spanish webs, silks, globe walking, air track, etc. Dates and times coming soon. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

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

 

Get introduced to Python and block coding with fun online activities. We’ll use Scratch, Codecombat, and Tynker to make coding engaging and easy. Instructor: Justin Easterday. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 10/15-11/19* 3:15-4:15pm $210 $240
Mon 11/26-1/14* 3:15-4:15pm $210 $240

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

* No class 11/12, 12/24, 12/31

Students will learn math, critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork through games like Dungeons & Dragons, Machi Koro, Onitama, and many others. Dungeons & Dragons is our primary focus, but other games will be introduced to challenge preconceptions of what a board game is, and can be. All of our board games rely heavily on critical thinking and strategy. With instructor Justin Easterday. More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 9/5-10/17* 3:45-5:45pm $240 $270
Wed 10/24-12/5* 3:45-5:45pm $240 $270

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

* No class 9/19, 11/21

Learn martial arts techniques focusing mainly on Tae Kwon Do, accompanied with life lessons such as discipline and respect. With instructor Jim Bushaim.

More info: [email protected]

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 9/6-10/11* 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180
Mon 10/8-11/19* 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180
Thu 10/18-11/29* 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180
Mon 12/3-1/28* 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180

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

* No class 11/12, 11/22, 12/24, 12/31, 1/21

Mini Camps are offered on dates when local schools are closed for a day or two. Come hang out in the JCC’s youth lounge, Club J, for a fun-filled day of supervised activities. Full day (9:00am-3:30pm) and half-day (9:00am-12:30pm) options are available, as well as extended care (8:00-9:00am and 3:30-6:00pm). Cost for a full day is $75 CM/SM, $97.50 NM. Extended care is available. For more information, contact Becca Durham at [email protected].


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

Upcoming Mini Camp dates for Fall 2018 include 9/24, 9/25, 10/1-10/5, 11/12.

 

 

Learn yoga poses and techniques through storytelling, props, and imagination, with instructor Linda Adleson. For more information, contact [email protected].

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/9-11/13 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180
Tue 11/20-1/15* 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180

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

* No class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1

Children ages 10-15 years old can learn to use the Fitness Center in a safe and effective manner through this 5 session program. (For children 10-12, this program is REQUIRED in order to be admitted to the Fitness Center. After completing the program, children can work out with parental supervision. Children ages 13-15 can also benefit from this program, but it’s not required.)

During the first four sessions, your child will learn about different components of exercise including flexibility, cardiovascular, strength training, balance and core training, and safe use of the equipment. During the fifth, individually scheduled session, they will be taken through a practical examination with the instructor.

Dates and times are based on participant request and instructor availability. Rates are $200 for Full Center Members, $250 for Social Members or non-members. Rates are per child, for groups of two or more. Private instruction is $235 per child for Full Center Members. More info: [email protected] or call the Fitness Desk at 408.357.7419.

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All K-5 After-school Enrichment Programs are made possible, in part, by a generous gift from Ron Cohn in memory of Edythe Cohn.

Financial assistance is available to attend these programs, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund

To make a donation to support youth programs at the JCC, please visit our Donations page.