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MONDAYS

Winter Cheerleading

The JCC cheer squad consists of enthusiastic, dynamic, and hardworking students that enjoy showcasing their spirit and working together as a team. Throughout the season, students will gain self-confidence, enhance leadership skills, and have fun culminating with a performance in front of friends and family during observation week.

Mondays, January 14 - March 11 (No class March 4)
Grades K-5 | 5:15 pm

$96 Member ● $110 Guest
(Uniform is an additional $50) 

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Polar Bear Swim Club (3 & 4 year old classes)

Join us this chilly winter by breaking the ice in our HEATED pool! Each session will have a half hour of instructional swim taught by Coach Cailyn, who joins us from the snowy tundra of Buffalo New York. These lessons will focus on water safety and the fundamentals of swimming catering to each individual student’s needs in a group lesson setting. A Polar Bear Party will conclude each instructional lesson before students are changed and brought back up to the classroom. <br /><br />Students can register to swim in the mid-day or after-care Polar Bear Club on BOTH Mondays and Wednesdays to progress their skills faster, or students can join us once a week. Don’t want your child to miss out on a plunge because they forgot their gear? No worries! On the 1st session please send your child in with an EXTRA &amp; LABELED bathing suit &amp; towel so we can be prepared if the situation arises!<br /><br /> If the air temp drops below 70 we will still run the enrichment WITHOUT getting in the pool that session.*

Mondays, January 14 - March 11 (no class on 1/21, 2/18) | 1:30 - 2:30 pm; 4:00 - 5:00 pm

$105 Member ● $140 Guest

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Tiny Tots Tumbling With Miss Tonya (2 year old class)

Tiny Tots is a high-energy tumbling class that they will be learning forward rolls, handstands, crab crawls and flexibility. We will have balance beam, trampoline followed by a fun obstacle course.

Mondays, January 14 - March 11 (no class on 1/14, 1/21, 2/18) | 3:00 - 3:45 pm
$90 Member ● $110 Guest

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Soccer with Coach Kyle

First-time preschool soccer players will develop gross motor skills, enhance coordination, promote physical fitness and increase self-confidence in a non-competitive environment. The children will have the opportunity to learn how to dribble, pass and shoot a soccer ball. Each child will walk away from this class with a passion for soccer, increased self-esteem and a smile!

Mondays, January 14 - March 11 (no class on 1/21, 2/18) | 3:15 - 4:00 pm 
(3 & 4 year old classes)
$65 Member ● $80 Guest

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Cheer/Tumbling with Miss Tonya (3 & 4 year old classes)

This is a high-energy class. The children will be learning cheers, basic stunts, jumps, cartwheels, forward rolls, handstands and much more.

Attire: If you would like to purchase a cheer uniform (optional) the fee will be $60.00. Please make the check payable to Tonya Wolff. The uniform includes: top, skirt, bloomers, bow and Pom Poms. Please send your child in stretching clothes if you decide not to purchase the cheer uniform.

Mondays, January 14 - March 11 (no class on 1/14, 1/21, 2/18) | 3:45 - 4:30 pm
$90 Member ● $110 Guest

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TUESDAYS

Little Sluggers (3 & 4 year old classes)

This exciting class will teach children the core fundamentals of the game of baseball and softball. Our sluggers will learn how to hit, run and throw the ball like future all-stars. If you would like, send your child with a glove or bat of their own (optional). 

Tuesdays, January 15 - March 12 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm 
$85 Member ● $100 Guest

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Zumba/Hip Hop for Kids (3 & 4 year old classes)

This class is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans, where they rock out with friends to age-appropriate music. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching! It is EASY, FUN & EFFECTIVE, and kids will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they’re exercising. With Mizfit’s philosophy towards fitness, kids will be inspired to maintain a healthy body and a positive attitude.

Tuesdays, January 15 - March 12 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm
$135 Member ● $160 Guest

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WEDNESDAYS

Polar Bear Swim Club (3 & 4 year old classes)

Join us this chilly winter by breaking the ice in our HEATED pool! Each session will have a half hour of instructional swim taught by Coach Cailyn, who joins us from the snowy tundra of Buffalo New York. These lessons will focus on water safety and the fundamentals of swimming catering to each individual student’s needs in a group lesson setting. A Polar Bear Party will conclude each instructional lesson before students are changed and brought back up to the classroom.

Students can register to swim in the mid-day or after-care Polar Bear Club on BOTH Mondays and Wednesdays to progress their skills faster, or students can join us once a week. Don’t want your child to miss out on a plunge because they forgot their gear? No worries! On the 1st session please send your child in with an EXTRA & LABELED bathing suit & towel so we can be prepared if the situation arises!

If the air temp drops below 70 we will still run the enrichment WITHOUT getting in the pool that session.*

Wednesdays, January 16 - March 13 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm & 4:00 - 5:00 pm 
$105 Member ● $140 Guest

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Touchdown Tots Football With Coach Kyle (2, 3 & 4 year old classes)

Touchdown Tots Football Program (Non Tackle) will teach children skills such as throwing, catching, and introduces offensive and defensive positions in an engaging way! Children will remain active and get to first experience the game of football in a fun learning environment.

Wednesdays, January 15 - March 12 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm
$85 Member ● $100 Guest

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Picassos Art with Miss Jill (3 & 4 year old classes)

Art experiences that contribute to children’s artistic and creative development with a wide range of skills in other areas including perceptual, cognitive, language and social skills. In this class we will utilize many different materials and textures to create our very own unique "works of art." 

Wednesdays, January 16 - March 13 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm
$105 Member ● $125 Guest

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THURSDAYS

Ballet & Tap With Miss Tonya (Tiny Movers, Age 2)

In this class, little dancers will learn the fundamentals of tap and ballet. These classes are high energy and will teach dance terminology and choreography through creative movements, sing-a-longs, and games. A pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes and a dance bag are required for this class. All shoes must be labeled with your child’s name.

Thursdays, January 17 - March 14 (no class on 1/17) | 3:00 - 3:45 pm
$120 Member ● $145 Guest

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Broadway at the J with Debi Mandala

Music, dance, and drama come together this spring in the magic of musical theater! Children will build confidence, express themselves, and learn the ins and outs of performing live from an experienced theater professional.

Thursdays, January 10 - May 3 
Grades K-8 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Auditions: January 10

First Rehearsal: January 17 
(Full cast rehearses from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Rehearsal continues for specific character roles from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Schedule will be given out at the first rehearsal.)
 
$290 Member ● $315 Guest

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Tiny Tennis with Coach Kyle ( 3 & 4 year old classes)

This class will surely be a hit. The mission of this class is to learn the ABC’s of tennis. It is a fun introduction for the youngest tennis player using games to teach fundamental skills.

Thursdays, January 17 - March 14 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm  $85 Member • $100 Guest

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Ballet & Tap With Miss Tonya (Star Shiners) (3 & 4 year old classes)

In this class, little dancers will learn the fundamentals of tap and ballet. These classes are high energy and will teach dance terminology and choreography through creative movements, sing-a-longs, and games. A black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes and a dance bag are required for this class. All shoes must be labeled with your child’s name.

Thursdays, January 17 - March 14 | 3:45 - 4:30 pm (no class on 1/17)
$120 Member ● $145 Guestt

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FRIDAYS

Lil Chefs With Miss Jill (3 & 4 year old classes)

In this class, the children will learn to cook and have fun with food. While doing this, they will take initiative as we introduce concepts like kitchen safety, basic measurement and teamwork. We also stress academic skills of counting, color, shapes and following directions. Specifically, we aim to teach important cooking skills such as mixing, pouring, wrapping, shaking, spreading, peeling, rolling and mashing. At the end of each session, the children will have an opportunity to sample the cooking creations that were made that day.

Fridays, January 18 - March 15 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm
$105 Member ● $125 Guest

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Little Hoopsters (3 & 4 year old classes)

Join Perseverance Basketball for an introduction to the fundamentals of basketball for ages 3 & 4. Where the "Little Hoopsters" will learn skills such as dribbling, shooting, passing, game concepts and sportsmanship. With our experienced coaching, parents and young athletes have a great time being active! Children will receive a team shirt and a trophy!

Fridays, January 18 - March 15 | 3:15 - 4:00 pm
$150 Member • $165 Guest

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Book Festival

Book Festival

The 24th Mandel JCC Book Festival is here! It's going to be an amazing season starting with our kick-off event with author, Lou Cove at The Lake Pavilion on November 14th. This year's line-up also includes Mike Reiss, the longtime writer of The Simpsons, international best-selling author Alyson Richman, award-winning author B.A Shapiro and more!

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Edward & Thelma Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center

Edward & Thelma Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center

Registration is open for the 2019/2020 school year. We offer part-time and full-time options for infants through VPK. Our learning framework, community garden, ongoing parent communication, and integration of music, physical education, and Jewish celebration are just a few of the elements that separate us from other preschools. Come tour our facility and find out why we are considered a school of excellence.

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Perseverance Basketball Leagues

Perseverance Basketball Leagues

Brand new this fall, Perseverance Basketball will be running all Basketball Programs for the JCC. They are looking forward to bringing quality programs, staff, and knowledge to uphold their philosophy of “teaching Basketball the right way”, while still providing a fun and rewarding experience for all those involved!

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The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

We believe that every child can succeed, every child can participate and every child can make friends! There are programs for all ages and ability levels including Sunday Fundays at the J, our Special Needs Adolescent Program, vacation camps, sports classes and more!

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