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].

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.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 4/10-4/24* 3:45-4:45pm $90 $115
Tue 5/1-5/29 3:45-4:45pm $150 $190

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

Learn basic floor gymnastics, tumbling, and circus arts. Globes, air track, aerial and more!

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 4/12-4/26* 3:45-4:45pm $60 $81
Thu 5/3-5/31 3:45-4:45pm $100 $135

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

* No class 2/22, 3/1, 4/5

Focus on one specialized circus skill each month, such as trapeze, Spanish webs, silks, globe walking, air track, etc.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 4/12-4/26* 4:45-5:45pm $60 $81
Thu 5/3-5/31 4:45-5:45pm $100 $135

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

* No class 4/5

Get fit with sports, movement, and imagination activities, obstacle courses, tumbling, balance beam work, hula hoops, aerobics, and more. With instructor Marcella Tamayo.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Fri 4/13-4/27* 3:15-4:15pm $60 $81
Fri 5/4-5/25 3:15-4:15pm $80 $110

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

*No class 4/6

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

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 4/9-4/30* 3:45-4:45pm 80$ $110
Mon 5/7-5/14* 3:45-4:45pm $40 $55

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

* No class 4/2, 5/21, 5/28

Mini Campers (grades K-5) will experience all the fun of Camp Shalom including arts & crafts, sports & games, cooking, and more. Come experience a day in the life of Camp! It’s day camp fun, mini version. Cost for a full day (9:00am-3:30pm) is $75 Full Center Member/Social Member, $90 non-member. Extended Care cost is $20 Full Center Member/Social Member per day or $25 non-member per day and covers 8:00-9:00am and 3:30-6:00pm. For more information, contact [email protected] or 408.357.7416.


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

Our next Mini Camp will be held on Monday, May 21, for kids who have the day off from school for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. You can register here.

For more Mini Camp dates, contact Becca Durham at [email protected].

In this class, kids in grades K-1 get to do fun, play-based STEAM projects. You’ll learn how things work, build, create, and explore basic scientific and engineering concepts.

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This class is presented in partnership with Yavneh Day School.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 4/12-4/26* 3:45-4:45pm $120 $140
Thu 5/3-5/31 3:45-4:45pm $200 $235

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

* No class 4/5

This STEAM program features real-world science and engineering challenges, explored through research, critical thinking, and imagination.

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This class is presented in partnership with Yavneh Day School.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 4/12-4/26* 3:45-4:45pm $120 $140
Thu 5/3-5/31 3:45-4:45pm $200 $235

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

* No class 4/5

This class introduces kids to real-world STEAM challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface.

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This class is presented in partnership with Yavneh Day School.

DAY DATE TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 4/11-4/25* 3:45-4:45pm $120 $140
Wed 5/2-5/30 3:45-4:45pm $200 $235

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

*No class 4/4

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
Wed 5/2-5/30 3:45-4:45pm $100 $135

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

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.