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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

JCC programs and services in communities south of Boston.

JCC Office, South

at Gilson JCC Early Learning Center
Temple Sinai
25 Canton St
Sharon, MA 02067

South Area Jewish Resources

Area synagogue listing

Early Learning Centers

Gilson JCC Early Learning Center
(at Temple Sinai)
25 Canton Street
Sharon, MA 02067


JCC Early Learning Center at Congregation Sha’aray Shalom
1112 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043

JCC South Area Seniors Program

JCC South Area Seniors
Programs held at
Ahavath Torah Congregation
1179 Central Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

JCC South Area Special Needs Programs

Adapted aquatics programs at Striar YMCA in Stoughton and social/recreational programs for children and adults at various South area locations

Local JCC South Area Professional Karen Wald Selected to National Outreach Initiative. Read more.

To learn more about JCC South Area programs and classes, contact southnewsletter@jccgb.org to sign up for our e-newsletter.

Classes and Programs

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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

PJ Library Stroller Walk

Angel’s Cafe, Wednesdays May 6 - June 10, 2015 (9:30-10:30am)

For parents with children ages 0-2 years in a stroller 
Connect with other parents while getting fit and feeling good on a weekly springtime stroll with your baby. Meet in front of Angel’s Cafe
For more information and in case of inclement weather contact south2@jccgb.org.


at the JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham, Sunday, June 7, 2015 3-5pm

Geared for families with children ages 12 months-5 years. Everyone welcome.

  • Get behind the wheel of a fire truck
  • Explore the inside of a mobile command truck
  • Sit in a police cruiser
  • Have your face painted
  • Protect your children by getting them free ID cards courtesy of New York Life Insurance Company
  • Enjoy food vendors
  • And much more!
Proceeds will benefit the JCC Early Learning Center Playground Project. For more information, contact hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.

South Area Playground Meet-ups

Local Playground in the South, Wednesday June 17 - July 29, 2015 (9:30-11am)

For families with children 0-5 with adult
Join our weekly summer meetups. Make friends for you and your kids and beat the heat at these shady playgrounds. Snacks provided. Open to the entire community.

For more information and in case of inclement weather contact south3@jccgb.org.


June 17 - Dr. Walter A. Griffin Playground (Sharon)
June 24 - Tricentennial Park (Norton)
July 1 - Ward’s Berry Farm (Sharon)
July 8 - Messinger Playground (Canton)
July 15 - WWI Memorial Park (North Attleboro)
July 22 - Frances William Bird Park (Walpole)
July 29 - Capron Park Zoo (North Attleboro)

*Pay zoo entry fee upon arrival

Address of each location

Dr. Walter A. Griffin Playground - Ames Street (1 block east of Pond Street), Sharon
Tricentennial Park - 217 West Main Street, Norton
Ward’s Berry Farm - 614 North Main Street, Sharon
Messinger Playground - Messinger Street, Canton
WWI Memorial Park - 401 Elmwood Street, North Attleboro
Frances William Bird Park - Pleasant Street and Poley Lane, Walpole
Capron Park Zoo - 201 County Street, North Attleboro

Havdalah on the Beach

Nantasket Beach, Saturday, July 18, 2015 (4:30-7pm)

For families with young children
Relax at one of the area’s most beautiful beaches for a family picnic dinner, beach fun and Havdalah, the ceremony marking the end of Shabbat. Pack a picnic dinner for your family and we’ll provide drinks and dessert. Meet near the blue playground.

In case of inclement weather, email south1@jccgb.org by 3pm.

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

Summertime Sushi Mom's Night Out

Kyoto, Thursday, June 25, 2015 (7:30-9:30pm)

For adults only
Join other area moms as we kick-off the summer with a well-deserved night out! Relax as you enjoy your favorite roll and make new connections in the community. Bring a friend and make new friends.
RSVP to south3@jccgb.org by noon on Wednesday, June 24.

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

Wednesday Night Out - Inclusion and Support Services - Ages 18-30 - Summer

BAMSI Day Habilitation, Start Date: 07/29/2015, End Date: 08/26/2015, Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

BAMSI Day Habilitation 521 Washington Street, Stoughton (unless otherwise noted in monthly flyer) A monthly social group for young adults with mild learning differences, offering opportunities for a variety of leisure-time activities while working on skills of everyday living. Participants pay for outside activities. Meets one Wednesday evening per month. Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

PJ Library Goes to the Beach at JCC Grossman Camp - Choose quantity of 1 to register your family

JCC Grossman Camp, Start Date: 08/02/2015, End Date: 08/02/2015, Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Back by popular demand. Come to a PJ Library family beach party! Splash in the lake, go down the waterslide, build sandcastles and enjoy a summer sing-a-long. For Families with Children ages 2-6 Powissett Pond, JCC Grossman Camp, Dover Road, Westwood Dessert Provided. Bring a dairy picnic lunch. In case of inclement weather, please call 617-558-6587 after 8:30am on the day of event for updates. Cost: JCC Members- no cost; Non- Members- $10.00 per family advanced registration, $20 walk-in. Contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587 for more information.


Summer classes for children and adults begin week of June 21. Member registration is now open. General registration opens June 1.  Search easy-to-use digital catalog for children's classes and register online >> Or, search classes and programs page for Adult classes. 

Leventhal-Sidman JCC