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Classes and Programs

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Special Needs Classes

Newton area, South area, Brookline and Metrowest, Throughout the year

Individuals with special needs are encouraged to participate in any mainstream or Inclusion and Support service offered by the JCC. Placement in appropriate classes is determined by the JCC Inclusion and Support Service staff. If you are signing up for a class for the first time, register by calling 617-558-6507/6508. If you have participated in previous special needs classes, please register online at www.bostonjcc.org/register.

The JCC offers financial assistance to those who qualify. If you are in need of financial assistance or a payment plan, or have questions regarding payment for registration, contact inclusion@jccgb.org. For more information regarding membership, registration, fee adjustment or special accommodations (e.g., locating an interpreter, accessibility, etc.) contact inclusion@jccgb.org or 617-558-6507/6508.

The following is a list of all JCC classes for participants with special needs. All classes take place in Newton except where indicated. Please contact inclusion@jccgb.org or 617-558-6508 for dates, times and fees.

Special needs classes for children and teens:

Fun and Games (South Area)
Adapted Aquatics(Newton and South Area)
Mini Sports
Music Stars
Get In Shape
Just Dance
Teen Activity Group

Special needs classes for adults:
Adult Adapted Aquatics
Fitness, Fun and Swim
Gentle Yoga
Saturday Night Out
Tikvah (Brookline)
Young Adult Social Group
Adult Social Group (Newton, Metrowest)
Adult Activity Group (Metrowest and South Area)
Wednesday Night Out (South Area)
Mass Self Advocates (Brookline)
Friends Drop-in (Brookline)

Labor Day hours

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Start Date: 09/01/2014, End Date: 09/01/2014, Time: 7:00 AM-3:00 PM

PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Group

Geared for children ages 0-4 years with adult

Temple Sinai, Starts September 3 -ongoing through April 2015 (except school vacation weeks and holidays) Wednesdays (9:30-11am)

Geared for children ages 0-4 years with adult
Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Grab a bagel, hear a story and meet other parents while your children socialize and have fun.  All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. 

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

Early Parenting Open House

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Sunday, September 7, 2014 (10am-12pm)

Early Parenting Open House
 
For expectant parents, familes with young children, and the entire community

Meet JCC instructors and try demo classes for children

0-3 months
3-6 months
6-9 months
9-12 months
 
See Product Demos and learn about the latest baby gear from the experts at Magic Beans featuring:
Stroller School
Car Seats
Baby Wearing
 
Work with artist Sylvia Quiroga of The Art Bar @ Sylvia’s in Needham
create a one of a kind baby foot print on canvas. (While supplies last)
 
Light refreshments
 
Register below for a chance to win Great Gifts for Baby and Mom!

For more information, contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485. To learn about our Early Parenting Program, visit bostonjcc.org/earlyparenting.
 
This event is cosponsored by PJ Library®.

Open to the entire community

L'Chaim (To Life) Fun, Fitness and Community - Inclusion and Support Services - Ages 31+ - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/09/2014, End Date: 12/16/2014, Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

(Ages: 31+ yrs) Socialize, dine out, work out in the gym, see a show! A group for adults with mild special needs. Group members decide their own leisure-time activities with the assistance of an advisor. Particpants pay for outside activities. Instructor: Trudy Bauer

Master’s Swim - 2014-2015

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 06/18/2015, Time: 7:15 AM-7:15 AM

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or continuing to keep their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

Master’s Swim - 2014-2015

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 06/14/2015, Time: 7:15 AM-8:15 AM

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or continuing to keep their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

Men's Basketball League Over 40 "B" League - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 12/17/2014, Time: 7:30 AM-9:30 PM

Sundays and Wednesdays

TRX Suspension Training Open House

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Sunday, September 14, 2014 (10:30am-12pm)

TRX suspension training leverages gravity and your body weight to allow you to perform hundreds of exercises. TRX is geared for anyone of any fitness level. Special mobile TRX station with 12 straps set up in the gym to let you test out the benefits of TRX. Giveaways and more. Open to the entire community. 

Writing Picture Books - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 11/23/2014, Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Explore and discuss the distinctive qualities of picture books and writing for this genre! This class includes instruction on creating characters, point of view, and beginnings and endings. In-class workshops will be aimed to help improve voice and structure. Instructor: Julie Bliven

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