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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

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 617-558-6507.

Classes and Programs

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Yoga for Differently-abled Young Adults-17-30yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/19/2016, End Date: 08/07/2016, Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

(Ages 17 - 30) A fun session on the yoga mat where you will learn breathing techniques and yoga poses to help strengthen and relax your body in a safe environment. Instructor: Lisa Connor

Adult Adapted Aquatics - Ages 22+ yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/27/2016, End Date: 08/15/2016, 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 - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/30/2016, End Date: 08/18/2016, 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

Adult Activity Group - 30+ yrs

BAMSI Day Habilitation, Start Date: 07/25/2016, End Date: 08/01/2016, Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

BAMSI Day Habilitation 521 Washington Street, Stoughton A monthly social group for adults offering opportunities for a variety of leisure-time activities. Participants pay for outside activities. Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

JCC Day at Grossman

JCC Grossman Camp, Sunday, July 31, 2016 1-4pm

Geared for families with children
Experience the magic of camp with your family. Enjoy camp activities at JCC Grossman Camp including: waterfront (beach, swimming, boating, water slide, fishing and more), arts and crafts, rock climbing and sports (gaga, basketball and street hockey). Everyone welcome. In case of inclement weather, check bostonjcc.org/grossmanJCCday2016 after 11am on the day of the event for a weather update. Directions to camp. For more information, contact grossman@jccgb.org or 617-244-5124.