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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.

 

Around the World Cooking (ages 3-5)
Put your chef’s hat on, but leave the suitcase. Join Teacher Rebecca Silberstein in cooking the popular foods of other countries. More info: preschool@apjcc.org or 408.357.7417.

Ages 3-4

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/19-3/22 12:30-1:15pm $153 $184


Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue 1/19-3/22 1:45-2:30pm $153 $184

 

 

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 1/25-3/21* 12:30-1:15pm $116* $134*

Ages 3.5-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Mon 1/25-3/21* 1:30-2:15pm $116* 134*

* Class cost includes $25 materials fee. No class 1/18, 2/15, 3/7.

 

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 1/19-3/24* 3:45-4:30pm $259 $311

* This class meets two days per week.

 

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 1/19-3/22 12:30-1:15pm $168 $202

 

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

 Ages 2.5-3.5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 1/21-3/24 12:30-1:15pm $180 $216
Fri 1/22-3/25 12:30-1:15pm $180 $216
Thu 1/21-3/24 12:30-1:15pm $180 $216
Fri 1/22-3/25 12:30-1:15pm $180 $216

 Ages 3.5-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 1/21-3/24 1:30-2:15pm $180 $216
Fri 1/22-3/25 1:30-2:15pm $180 $216
Thu 1/21-3/24 1:30-2:15pm $180 $216
Fri 1/22-3/25 1:30-2:15pm $180 $216

 

 

Science Explorers (ages 3-5)
Future scientists will have fun while learning basic principles of science using common household ingredients and equipment, with teacher Rebecca Silberstein. Children will do hands on experiments that demonstrate cause and effect, chemical reactions and other exciting science processes. More info: preschool@apjcc.org or 408.357.7417.

Ages 3-4

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 1/20-3/23 12:30-1:15pm $153 $184

 

Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Wed 1/20-3/23 1:45-2:30pm $153 $184

 

 

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 1/25-3/23* 3:45-4:30pm $221 $265

* This class meets two days per week. No class 2/15, 3/7.

 

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: josh@apjcc.org or 408.357.7447.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 1/7-1/28 12:30-1:15pm $80 $100
Thu 2/4-2/25* 12:30-1:15pm $60 $75
Thu 3/3-3/31 12:30-1:15pm $100 $125

* No class 2/18

 

 

Yad B’Yad (ages 0-2, with an adult) CANCELLED
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. 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: preschool@apjcc.org or 408.357.7417.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Fri 1/22-3/25 9:30-11:00am $170 $204

 

 

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 1/21-3/24 12:30-1:00pm $125 $150
Fri 1/22-3/25 12:30-1:00pm $125 $150

Ages 4-5

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Thu 1/21-3/24 1:30-2:15pm $153 $184
Fri 1/22-3/25 1:30-2:15pm $153 $184

 


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 March 7th and April 22nd. Also, for K-5th grade only we're offering March 24th (half day) and March 25th. And for preschool-age only, we're offering March 29th.

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 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 erinm@apjcc.org or 408.357.7480.

 

 

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