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.
CM = Full Center Member SM = Social Member NM = Non-member
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 email@example.com or 408.357.7428.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7534. The APJCC Dance Academy is part of the JCC's Sports & Wellness Department.
We offer a variety of extracurricular enrichment classes during the school year.
How Does Your Garden Grow (ages 3-5)
Spring is here and we’re ready to make things grow. This class with teacher Rebecca Silberstein will include activities such as planting, art, cooking and stories. More info: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/27
Let's Create Some Art (ages 3-5)
Explore the world of art through messy mediums, special projects, and fine tuning techniques. Get ready to be inspired to create masterpieces! With teacher Rebecca Silberstein. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/25
Let’s Have Fun en Español (ages 3-5)
Children will learn Spanish while engaging in fun, interactive activities including songs, art, crafts and games taught by teacher Wendy.This class is limited to a maximum of 8 students. More info: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
No class 4/27
Let’s Learn Hebrew (ages 3-5)
Children are invited on a journey to speak, sing and play in Hebrew with teacher Lizi Sand. 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. Minimum of 8 students required in order to run class. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7417.
|Tue & Thu||4/5-6/2*||3:45-4:30pm||$229||$275|
* This class meets two days per week. No class 4/21, 4/26, 4/28.
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: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/26
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. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7417
* No class 4/21, 4/22, 4/28, 4/29
Once Upon a Recipe (ages 3-5)
Future chefs will have fun while learning the basic principles of cooking in a safe, fun environment. Each week children will hear a story and make a recipe that relates to the story. With teacher Rebecca Silberstein. Please note, recipe ingredients may contain gluten, eggs and/or dairy. More info: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/26
Soccer Mini Academy (ages 18 months- 5 years)
Our goal is to start future soccer players at a young age and have them at the club all the way up to college. The mini-academy sessions teach soccer fundamentals, including SAQ (Speed, Agility, Quickness) work, technical ball skills, small-sided play and lots and lots of FUN!! More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ages 18 months-5 years
*No class 4/20, 4/27
Ages 4-5 years
*No class 4/20, 4/27
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: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
|Mon & Wed||4/4-6/1*||3:45-4:30pm||$168||$202|
* This class meets two days per week. No class 2/15, 3/7, 4/18, 4/20, 4/25, 4/27, 5/02, 5/04, 5/30.
Tumbling and Gymnastics (ages 3.5-5)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7447.
Yad B’Yad (ages 0-2, with an adult)
Yad B’Yad means “hand in hand” in Hebrew. The littlest members of our community are invited to bring a grown-up with them and learn about the joy and fun of Shabbat with teacher Lorien Aspenall. Each class includes songs, stories, an art/sensory activity, and games, culminating with a short Shabbat celebration. Child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. More info: email@example.com or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/22, 4/29
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:firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7417.
* No class 4/21, 4/22, 4/28, 4/29.
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.
For upcoming dates and more information, contact Josh Glincher at email@example.com or 408.357.7447.
Soccer and at the JCC is run by the Liverpool Football Club - Bay Area, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.357.7480.