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Early Childhood 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


Aquatics

The JCC offers group swim lessons in the spring, summer, and fall, 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@apjcc.org or 408.357.7428.

Financial assistance is available to attend aquatics programs, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund. Click here to apply.


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. For more information and a complete class schedule, see our Dance page or contact Jenn Flores, Dance Academy Director, at dance@apjcc.org or 408.357.7534. The APJCC Dance Academy is part of the JCC's Sports & Wellness Department.

Financial assistance is available to attend dance classes, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund. Click here to apply.


Enrichment

We offer a variety of extracurricular enrichment classes during the school year.

Financial assistance is available to attend these enrichment classes, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund. Click here to apply.

Mini Sports (Ages 3-5)

Introduce your little one to the world of sports. They are never too young to play! Here they can learn the fun and excitement of soccer, basketball, football, and baseball with Coach Jared. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417

 

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/15-12/10 12:30-1:15pm $107 $128
Fri 10/16-12/11 12:30-1:15pm $107 $128

 

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/15-12/10 1:30-2:15pm $107 $128
Fri 10/16-12/11 1:30-2:15pm $107 $128

*No class 11/26, 11/27, 12/3, 12/4

 

Let’s Play in Spanish (ages 2.5-5)
Kids learn languages most easily when they’re young. 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 day we’ll focus on a key topic, such as colors, shapes, emotions, or animals. A minimum of 10 students is required in order to run this class. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

Ages 2.5-3.5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 10/12-12/11* 12:0-1:15pm $130* $150*

Ages 3.5-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 10/12-12/11* 1:30-2:15pm $130* $150*

* Class cost includes $25 materials fee. No class 11/2.

 

Let’s Learn Hebrew (ages 3-5)
Children are invited on a journey to speak, sing and play in Hebrew. Using technology as well as hands-on activities and projects, your child will learn to understand and communicate in Hebrew by immersing into Jewish holidays, seasons, the world around them, food, everyday conversations, and much more. This class meets two days per week. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
 Tue & Thu 10/13-12/11* 3:45-4:30pm $220 $265

* This class meets two days per week. No class 11/26.

 

Ready, Set, Explore (ages 3-5)
Get ready to explore different destinations by looking at maps, pictures, and hearing stories. Each week we will be visiting a new destination with teacher Rebecca Silberstein. We will be traveling to the desert, the ocean, and many cities and countries. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

Ages 3-4

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/13-12/8 12:30-1:15pm $137 $164

Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/13-12/8 1:45-2:30pm $137 $164

 

Making Music (ages 2-5 years)
Shake, rattle and roll to popular family and children’s music with teacher Karen Enfield. Songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Minimum of 6 students required to run class. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 10/13-12/8 12:30-1:15pm $150 $180

 

Messy Art (ages 3-5)
In this tactile class we will be creating craft doughs, making sidewalk chalk, and exploring messy art mediums with teacher Rebecca Silberstein. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

Ages 3-4

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 10/14-12/9* 12:30-1:15pm $122 $146

Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 10/14-12/9* 1:45-2:30pm $122 $146

 * No class 11/25

 

 

STEAMing at Preschool (ages 3-5)
Children will be engaged in learning how things work, building or creating new artifacts, and exploring basic scientific and engineering concepts. As good scientists, children will keep a journal where they will draw about their discoveries. In a play-based way, children will do projects that involve STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Taught by Vanina Sandel, STEAM Coordinator at Yavneh Day School. A minimum of 8 children is required to run this class. This class meets two days per week. More info: preschool@apjcc.org  or 408.357.7417.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon & Wed 10/12-12/9* 3:45-4:30pm $208 $250

* This class meets two days per week. No class 11/2, 11/25.

 

Tumbling and Gymnastics (ages 3.5-5) 

(September Classes will Start on 9/17)


Join Coach Olivia Lehrman as we jump, run, and tumble. This class teaches the basics of tumbling and gymnastics, and is a great introduction to our Circus and Gymnastics classes for older kids. More info: josh@apjcc.org or 408.357.7447.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 9/3-9/24 12:30-1:15pm $80 $100
Thu 10/1-10/29 12:30-1:15pm $100 $125
Thu 11/5-11/19* 12:30-1:15pm $60 $75
Thu 12/3-12/17* 12:30-1:15pm $60 $75

* No class 11/26, 12/24

YogaKids (ages 2.5-5)
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:preschool@apjcc.org or 408.357.7417.

Ages 2.5-3

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/15-12/10* 12:30-1:00pm $100 $120
Fri 10/16-12/11* 12:30-1:00pm $100 $120

Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 10/15-12/10* 1:30-2:15pm $122 $146
Fri 10/16-12/11* 1:30-2:15pm $122 $146

* No class 11/26, 11/27

 


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

Does your child have the day off from school? Bring them to 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 $50 CM/SM, $65 NM. Half day is $40 CM/SM, $50 NM. Extended Care cost is $15 CM/SM per day or $20 NM per day.

Upcoming dates for preschool-age children and grades K-5 are 9/7, 9/28, 9/29, 10/5, 10/6 and 11/2. Also 11/3 and 11/4 for K-5th grade only.

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

Financial assistance is available to attend Parents Day Off, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund. Click here to apply.


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@apjcc.org or 408.357.7480.

 

 

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