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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 617-558-6507.
 

Classes and Programs

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

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/03/2016, End Date: 06/05/2016, 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

Fun and Games - 4 -9 yrs

BAMSI Early Intervention, Start Date: 04/03/2016, End Date: 06/05/2016, Time: 11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Meets at the BAMSI Early Intervention Program Site 801 Pleasant Street, Brockton (Ages: 4 -9 yrs) A program designed to promote social interaction, communication skills and emotional intelligence while helping children learn skills related to playing games and interacting with others with the use of drama and play therapy. Instructors: Chanelle Doctor, Jason Mitchell

Fun and Games - Ages 4-9 yrs

BAMSI Early Intervention, Start Date: 04/03/2016, End Date: 06/05/2016, Time: 12:30 PM-1:15 PM

Meets at the BAMSI Early Intervention Program Site 801 Pleasant Street, Brockton (Ages: 4 -9 yrs) A program designed to promote social interaction, communication skills and emotional intelligence while helping children learn skills related to playing games and interacting with others with the use of drama and play therapy. Instructors: Chanelle Doctor, Jason Mitchell

Metrowest Adult Social Group - 25+ yrs

TBD, Start Date: 04/03/2016, End Date: 06/05/2016, Time: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

(Ages: 25+ yrs) Join other adult group members in deciding their own activities with the assistance of advisors. Participants pay for community-based activities. Leaders: Jodi Willard, Lori Beecher

Adult Adapted Aquatics - 22+ yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/04/2016, End Date: 06/06/2016, 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

Mini Sports for Different Learning Styles-5-9yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/04/2016, End Date: 06/06/2016, Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

(Ages: 5 - 9 yrs) A class that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play. Instructor: Matthew Kuklentz

Mini Sports for Different Learning Styles-10-14yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/04/2016, End Date: 06/06/2016, Time: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

(Ages: 10 - 14 yrs) A class that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play. Instructor: Matthew Kuklentz

L'Chaim(To Life) Fun, Fitness and Community-31+yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/05/2016, End Date: 06/14/2016, Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

(Ages: 31+ yrs) This is a social group for adults where group members decide their own leisure-time activities with assistance from an advisor. Particpants pay for outside activities.Instructor: Trudy Bauer

Gentle Yoga - 25+ yrs

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2016, End Date: 06/16/2016, 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

Fitness, Fun and Swim - ages 18+

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/09/2016, End Date: 05/21/2016, 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 and cardio with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool. Instructor: Diane Taylor

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Spotlight

Kids have fun, make friends, gain confidence and learn new skills at JCC camps all summer long. Plenty of options - day and overnight camps, arts and sports camps, theater camp, and more. Click here for details.

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