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The JCC is a community partner in enhancing the social, emotional and physical developmental needs of, and facilitating a sense of empowerment and independence in, children, teens and adults with physical, developmental, neurological, learning and mental health challenges.

For more information about JCC special needs programs and services, contact the JCC Inclusion and Support Services team at 617-558-6508.
 

Classes and Programs

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Mini Sports for Children with Different Learning Styles - Inclusion & Support Services - Ages 9 -13

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/06/2015, End Date: 06/15/2015, Time: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

(Ages: 9 - 13 yrs)

Get In Shape - Inclusion and Support Services - Ages 12-16 -Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/12/2015, End Date: 06/14/2015, Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

(Ages: 12-16 yrs) An activity-based exercise program for pre-teens and teens with mild learning differences who want to build self-confidence, strength and achieve good health through movement and exercise. Small group orientation allows for individual attention and support. Instructor: Rachael Held

Fun and Games - Inclusion and Support Services -Ages 4 -7 yrs - Spring

BAMSI Early Intervention, Start Date: 04/12/2015, End Date: 06/14/2015, Time: 12:30 PM-1:15 PM

Meets at the BAMSI Early Intervention Program Site 801 Pleasant Street, Brockton (Ages: 4 -7 yrs) A program designed to help children learn skills related to playing games and interacting with others. Geared to the needs of children with attention issues or mild developmental concerns who may benefit from a smaller class size. Instructors: Jason Mitchell, Michael Nesti and Laura Pistorino

Fitness, Fun and Swim - Inclusion and Support Services - ages 18+ - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/25/2015, End Date: 06/13/2015, Time: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM

(Ages: 18+ yrs) A fitness class designed for young adults with different learning styles. Class combines 30 minutes of stretching, weights, cardio and Tai Chi along with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool. Instructor: Justin Falxa

Adult Adapted Aquatics - Inclusion and Support Services - Ages 22+ yrs -Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/29/2015, End Date: 08/17/2015, Time: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM

(Ages: 22+ yrs) Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment. Instructor: Lucinda Parker

Gentle Yoga - Inclusion and Support Services - Ages 25+ - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/02/2015, End Date: 08/27/2015, Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

(Ages: 25+ yrs) This class is designed for people with Multiple Sclerosis and other physical limitations. Using the "Body Awareness" approach of Pathways Yoga, a sense of wholeness and balance is created.  Meditation, guided imagery and gentle restorative exercises are used to help relieve pain and anxiety, optimizing the participant's physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being.  The class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or use a mat. Instructors: Angela Wasson, Mieko Yamamoto

Fitness, Fun and Swim - Inclusion and Support Services - ages 18+ - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/11/2015, End Date: 08/15/2015, Time: 3:30 PM-4:45 PM

(Ages: 18+ yrs) A fitness class designed for young adults with different learning styles. Class combines 30 minutes of stretching, weights, cardio and Tai Chi along with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool. Instructor: Justin Falxa

JCC Day at Grossman

JCC Grossman Camp, Sunday, July 12, 2015 1-4pm

Geared for families with children ages 3-15
Experience the magic of camp with your family. Enjoy camp activities including waterfront (beach, swimming, boating, water trampoline, water slide, fishing and more), arts and crafts, rock climbing wall with zip line and ropes course, and sports (gaga, basketball and street hockey). For more information, contact grossman@jccgb.org or 617-244-5124. Rain date is August 9. Check bostonjcc.org/grossmanJCCday2015 after 11am day of event for update.

Adult Activity Group - Inclusion and Support Services (Adults) - Spring

BAMSI Day Habilitation, Start Date: 07/13/2015, End Date: 08/10/2015, Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

BAMSI Day Habilitation 521 Washington Street, Stoughton A monthly social group for adults with mild learning differences, offering opportunities for a variety of leisure-time activities such as craft projects, games, cooking, as well as trips to local shopping centers and restaurants. Participants pay for outside activities. Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue