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Enrichment Classes

The JCC's Early Childhood Education Department offers enrichment classes for children ages 18 months to 5 years old, as well as Parent and Me classes for infants and toddlers. These classes are open to everyone--you don't have to be an APJCC Preschool family to enroll a child in these classes.

How To Register

To sign up for classes, please fill out a registration form.


Upcoming Classes

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


After-School Classes for Preschoolers

Music with Karen (ages 0-4 years with an adult)
Shake, rattle, and roll to popular family and children’s music with instructor Karen Enfield. Classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Activities will be presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences--developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers--regardless of their own musical ability. Adult must accompany child. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/13-3/10 12:30-1:15pm $151 $181
Tue 10/21-12/16* 12:30-1:15pm $134 $161

No class: 11/25

 

Yad Ba'yad Shabbat (birth to 2 years)
Join us for a fun morning playtime for babies, toddlers, and parents or other caregivers in a Jewish environment, with instructor Kari Wolff. We'll learn about Jewish holidays, sing, create art, celebrate Shabbat as well as play with new friends. This play group allows time to discuss parenting issues and to celebrate your child's growth. A grown-up partner is required to participate. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Fri 12/5 9:00-10:30am free free
Fri 1/16-3/20* 9:00-10:30am $100 $120

*No class 1/23, 2/13

 

Let's Play in Spanish (ages 2.5-5)
Let your child learn Spanish at the age when they are biologically programmed to rapidly learn language. Children will have fun interacting with other kids while creating arts and crafts, enjoying puppet shows, and singing along with the teachers in this Spanish immersion program. Each class meeting will provide an entertaining, interactive, and educational lesson on a key topic, such as colors, shapes, emotions, or animals to engage them while learning the language. A minimum of 10 students is required in order to run this class. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 2.5-3.5 years (G'dolim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 10/20-12/15* 12:30-1:15pm $131** $152**
Mon 1/12-3/23* 12:30-1:15pm $131** $152**

Ages 3.5-5 years (Bogreem group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 10/20-12/15* 1:30-2:15pm $131** $152**
Mon 1/12-3/23* 1:30-2:15pm $131** $152**

* No class 11/3, 1/19, 2/16, 3/2.

** $25 material fee is included in the cost.

 

Storybook Creations (ages 3-5)
Each week we will be reading a story and creating an activity to further enhance it. We will be building, cooking, doing puppet shows, art, and science with teacher Rebecca Silberstein.  More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 3-4 years

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/13-3/10 12:30-1:15pm $138 $166

Ages 4-5 years

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/13-3/10 1:45-2:30pm $138 $166

 

 

Messy Art (ages 3-5)
This interactive class is designed to stimulate your child's senses and discovery. In this tactile class we will be creating craft doughs, making sidewalk chalk, and exploring messy art mediums with teacher Rebecca Silberstein. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 3-4 years

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 1/14-3/18 12:30-1:15pm $153 $184

Ages 4-5 years

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 1/14-3/18 1:45-2:30pm $153 $184

 

 

 World Explorers (ages 3-5)
Young Explorers get ready to travel the world with a new destination each week with instructor Rebecca Silberstein. We will be learning about many exciting countries and cities through stories, crafts, dancing, cooking, maps, pictures, and more. Let's get ready to explore! More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 3-4 years (G'dolim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/21-12/16* 12:30-1:15pm $122 $146

Ages 4-5 years (Bogrim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/21-12/16* 1:45-2:30pm $122 $146

* No class: 11/4

 

Once Upon a Recipe (ages 3-5)
Future chefs will have fun while they learn basic principles of cooking in a safe, fun environment, with instructor Rebecca Silberstein. Each week children will hear a story and make a recipe that relates to the story. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 3-4 years (G'dolim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 10/22-12/17* 12:30-1:15pm $122 $146

Ages 4-5 years (Bogrim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 10/22-12/17* 1:45-2:30pm $122 $146

* No class: 11/26

 


YogaKids (ages 2.5–5)
Let your child enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a fun and playful way, with instructor Linda P. Adleson. Storytelling, music, creative arts, and earthcare blend seamlessly with yoga movement to educate the “whole” child. More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 2.5-3 years (Shovavim & G'dolim groups)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/23-12/18* 12:30-1:00pm $100 $120
Thu 1/15-3/19 12:30-1:00pm $125 $150
Fri 10/24-12/19* 12:30-1:00pm $100 $120
Fri 1/16-3/20 12:30-1:00pm $125 $150

Ages 4-5 years (Bogreem group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/23-12/18* 1:30-2:15pm $122 $146
Thu 1/15-3/19 1:30-2:15pm $153 $184
Fri 10/24-12/19* 1:30-2:15pm $122 $146
Fri 1/16-3/20 1:30-2:15pm $153 $184

* No class: 11/27, 11/28

 

Mini Sports (Ages 3 - 5)
Introduce your little one to the world of sports with Coach Jared. They are never too young to play! Here they can learn the fun and excitement of soccer, basketball, football, and baseball! More info: David McCullough, ECE Enrichment Director, at david@svjcc.org or 408.357.7409.

Ages 3-4 years (G'dolim group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/23-12/11* 12:30-1:15pm $107 $128
Thu 1/15-3/19 12:30-1:15pm $137 $164
Fri 10/24-12/12* 12:30-1:15pm $107 $128
Fri 1/16-3/20 12:30-1:15pm $137 $164

Ages 4-5 years (Bogreem group)

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/23-12/11* 1:30-2:15pm $107 $128
Thu 1/15-3/19 1:30-2:15pm $137 $164
Fri 10/24-12/12* 1:30-2:15pm $107 $128
Fri 1/16-3/20 1:30-2:15pm $137 $164

 



Tumbing for Preschoolers (ages 3-5)
This class will teach your little acrobat the basics of tumbling and gymnastics. Coach Olivia Lehrman is a former circus performer and she knows how to have fun! Classes are ongoing and you can start anytime. More info: Josh Glincher, josh@svjcc.org or 408.357.7416.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 11/6-11/27* 12:30-1:15 $48 $66
Thu 12/4-12/18 12:30-1:15 $48 $66
Thu 11/6-11/27* 12:30-1:15 $64 $88
Thu 1/8-1/29 12:30-1:15 $64 $88
Thu 2/5-2/26 12:30-1:15 $64 $88
Thu 3/5-3/26 12:30-1:15 $64 $88

*No class 11/27,12/25

 


Aquatics

The JCC offers group swim lessons in the summer, 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 Aquatics page or contact aquatics@svjcc.org or 408.357.7428.


Dance

APJCC Dance Academy classes run throughout the school year and are ongoing, so you can start anytime. We offer classes for children 2 years old and up, and Parent & Me classes for children 18 months-3 years. For more information and a complete class schedule, see our Dance page or contact Jenn Flores, Dance Academy Director, at dance@svjcc.org or 408.357.7534.The APJCC Dance Academy is part of the JCC's Sports & Wellness Department.


Parents Day Off (for ages 3 years - 5th grade)

Have the day off from school? Come hang out in the JCC's youth lounge, Club J, for a fun-filled day of supervised activities. Full day (9:00am-4:00pm) and half-day (9:00am-12:30pm) options are available, as well as extended care (8:00-9:00am and 4:00-6:00pm).

Cost for a full day is $40 CM/SM, $50 NM. Half day is $30 CM/SM, $40 NM. Extended care cost is $15 CM/SM per day or $20 NM per day, and covers 8:00-9:00am and 4:00-6:00pm.

Upcoming dates are October 9, 10, 16, 17, November 3, 4, 10, 11. (November 4th and 10th are for grades K-5 only.)

For more information, contact Josh Glincher at josh@svjcc.org or 408.357.7447.


Soccer

Soccer and at the JCC is run by the PSA Royals, a nationally accredited U.S. Club Soccer Academy that offers soccer lessons for ages 3.5-5 years, an instructional recreational league for ages 4-9 years, and competitive team play for U7-U18. For complete listings, see the Soccer page or contact Erin McMahon at erinm@svjcc.org or 408.357.7480.

 

 

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