Early Childhood Enrichment Classes | Spring 2017


If your child is not enrolled in the JCC's Early Childhood Program school,
the following forms are required to complete your registration.  Both can
be downloaded now or during the online registration process.

Registration Form           Medical Form


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Fairy Tale Theater (4-6 years)

Using acting techniques, improv, and pantomime, students will play, laugh and have fun while learning to use their bodies and voices on stage. Students will have the opportunity to act out some of their favorite fairy tales and share their work with an invited audience during the final class. This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts. 
Instructor: Bonnie Kelley-Young

16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m. begins 2/1
Fee: $335, JCC Members $315, ECP/AH participants $280 


Fairytale Story Ballet (3-5 years)

Fairytale Story Ballet introduces children to music and movement through a structured class filled with creativity and group interaction. Props and songs are used to make the class fun, and basic ballet steps and rhythm awareness will be introduced. These classes will prepare little ones for whatever comes next--  sports, dance, and especially school. Reserve May 9th to join us for the last class, a fairy tale story set to dance.  May 16th will be a make-up class, if necessary.
Instructor: Debralyn Press

12 Tuesdays  1:15-2:00 PM, Begins 2/7
Fee: $228, Member $204, ECP/CGC/AH: $180


Hip Hop Heroes (3-5 years)

This is an active class designed for young children. Working on large locomotive and movement skills, children will dance, pretending to be their favorite characters from popular culture. Reserve May 9th to join us for a showcase and May 16th for possible make-up class, if necessary.
Instructor: Debralyn Press

12 Tuesdays 2:05-2:50 PM, Begins 2/7
Fee: $228, Member $204, ECP/CGC/AH: $180

Little Pianists (4-6 years)

This fun-filled introduction to piano is based on the Suzuki method, the principle that young children can develop instrumental skills through listening, imitation and repetition. Intended to prepare children for private music lessons. Class size is limited. This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts. 
Instructor: Bonnie Dietrich

Ages 4-5 16 Mondays 1:30-1:55 p.m., begins 2/13

Ages 4-6 16 Mondays 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 2/13
                16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 2/1

Fee: $350; $320 JCC member; ECP/CGC participant $300 


A-Lot-A-Shabbat  (0-5 years with adult)

Join Rabbi Lisa Izes and special guests to celebrate Shabbat with music, movement, stories, crafts, and of course, challah and juice. We will laugh and wiggle and make Shabbat sparkle. Activities are geared to children birth to 5 years with an adult.

First Friday of the month 4:00-4:45 p.m. 
RSVP Advanced registration appreciated. Walk-ins welcome.



Li'l All Stars @ the J (3-5 years)
Run, Jump, Kick, Bounce, Catch & Throw with the coaches from OnTrack Sport Center! Improve motor skills, gain spacial awareness, build confidence, and practice teamwork as the coaches introduce soccer, football, hockey, baseball, and lacrosse.

15 Fridays 1:20-2:10 p.m., begins 2/3
Fee: $330; $300 JCC member; ECP $285

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Tiny Tigers Karate (3-5 years)
This goal-oriented skills program is designed just for preschoolers. Children improve focus, control, balance, coordination, fitness, team work, discipline, and memory in a fun environment.
Instructor: Sensei Bob Chillemi

9 Thursdays, 1:15-1:45, begins 2/9
Fee: $210; $185 JCC Member; ECP/CGC $160


Co-ed, 3-5 years, potty learned

We provide a safe environment in which children develop listening and gross motor skills, explore their personal energies, coordination and interactive instruction all while having FUN! Obstacle courses and working with specialty apparatus will promote basic gymnastics skills which will enhance independence and self confidence. children must be potty-learned to attend gymnastics classes. Forty-five minute sessions. This is a program of the Gymnastics School. 

Instructor: Elliott Cortez

8 Mondays, begins 3/6/17
12:30-1:15, 1:20-2:05, and 2:10-2:55
Fee: $185; JCC Member $155 (ECP/CGC $145)