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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)

Metrowest Playground Meet-ups

Parks West of Boston, Fridays, June 20-August 22 (10am)

Geared for children ages 0-5 years with adult
Everyone welcome • snack included
 
Make friends for you and your kids at local playgrounds

June 20 .......... Walnut Hill (Natick)
June 27 .......... SMILE Tot Lot (Sudbury)
July 11 ........... Choate Park (Medway)
July 18 ........... Kidspot (Ashland)
July 25*.......... Hannah Williams Park (Wayland)
Have little one under one year? Join Welcome Baby!
Bring a blanket, toys and snacks to play in the shade.
August 1 ........ No meet-up ~ Shabbat in the Park
(Village Green in Framingham Centre)
5:30-7pm • Bring a picnic dinner
August 8 ........ EMC Park (Hopkinton)
August 15...... Cushing Memorial Park (Framingham)
August 22...... Goodwill Park (Holliston)
 
Look for the blue flag at all parks to find JFN at the playgrounds. 

In case of inclement weather, meet at JFS Children’s Room, 475 Franklin Street, Framingham. Visit facebook.com/jewishfamilynetwork after 9am on Fridays for weather updates.

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org or 508-879-3300.
 
Address of each location
Walnut Hill • Intersection of Bacon Street, Walnut Street and Belvedere Street, Natick
SMILE Tot Lot • 12 Fairbank Road, Sudbury
Choate Park • Rte. 109/Main Street, Medway
Kidspot • Summer Street, between Rte. 135 and Main Street, Ashland
Hannah Williams Park • Cochituate Road, Rte. 27 and Rte. 30, Wayland
EMC Park • 131 Massachusetts 85, Hopkinton
Cushing Memorial Park • Dudley Road, Framingham
Goodwill Park • 416 Green Street, Holliston
 

Tennis - Smashers - 9-14 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/28/2014, End Date: 08/25/2014, Time: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

(Ages: 9-14 yrs) This class is designed to teach and improve fundamental and advanced skills using the USTA’s progressive development format. Students will work on modern stroke production in a rotational station format based on age and ability level. Instruction, drilling, and point play will be incorporated into class sessions. Doug Maynard

Beginning Tennis - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/29/2014, End Date: 08/26/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Beginning Tennis Learn the basics, including proper grip and stroke mechanics, body rotations, and footwork. Participants will work to sustain rallies. Get a good workout and have fun. Doug Maynard

Tennis - Hot Shots - 6-8 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/29/2014, End Date: 08/26/2014, Time: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

(Ages: 6-8 yrs) Children will learn basic tennis fundamentals and athletic skills in a fun and positive atmosphere. To make it easier, the court size, the racket sizes, the balls, the scoring system and the net height can be adjusted. Doug Maynard

Intermediate Tennis - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/30/2014, End Date: 08/27/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Drills will be targeted for stroke consistency, technique, directional control, depth and dependability. Players will work to sustain rallies, improve net play, develop better touch, and understand court coverage. Doubles play and strategy will also be covered. These sessions will involve some cardio and lots of fun. Doug Maynard

Tennis - Smashers - 9-14 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/30/2014, End Date: 08/27/2014, Time: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

(Ages: 9-14 yrs) This class is designed to teach and improve fundamental and advanced skills using the USTA’s progressive development format. Students will work on modern stroke production in a rotational station format based on age and ability level. Instruction, drilling, and point play will be incorporated into class sessions. Doug Maynard

Tennis - Hot Shots - 6-8 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/31/2014, End Date: 08/28/2014, Time: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

(Ages: 6-8 yrs) Children will learn basic tennis fundamentals and athletic skills in a fun and positive atmosphere. To make it easier, the court size, the racket sizes, the balls, the scoring system and the net height can be adjusted. Doug Maynard

Super Soccer Stars - Ages 3-5 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 08/02/2014, End Date: 08/30/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-10:15 AM

Ages: 3-5 years Dynamic international coaches work with children to improve their skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio ensures that each child will improve his or her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Super Soccer staff

Super Soccer Stars - Age 2 yrs - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 08/03/2014, End Date: 08/24/2014, Time: 11:00 AM-11:45 AM

(Ages: 2 yrs) Dynamic international coaches work with children to improve their skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio ensures that each child will improve his or her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Super Soccer staff

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