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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
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10:30am Total Body Build & Burn
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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12:00am The Tribe at JCC Greater Boston Sunday
12am-11:59pm
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The Tribe at JCC Greater Boston is a participant-led program that connects families with children in grades K-3 through home-based activities informed by Jewish values and holidays. Many families are just starting to build their unique traditions and rituals. Each Tribe embraces these family traditions and values brought to the group and offers Jewish insights, activities, information and crafts for families to customize in small groups at home.
Tribes meet once a month in homes of members. Meetings are participant-led through a set curriculum that The Tribe at JCC Greater Boston provides. This program will run from January - June 2020.

Please note the schedule below is a placeholder. Actual time, date and location of each meeting depends on specific Tribe members availability. For more information, contact thetribe@jccgb.org

 
9:15am TRX
Monday
9:15-10am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
11:30am Boot Camp
Monday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Monday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
7-7:45am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)
Tuesday
7-9pm
TBD
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This group for adults fosters friendships through sharing life cycles events, Jewish holidays and participating in
Tikkum Olam projects. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay
for outside activities.

 
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6:00am TRX
Wednesday
6-6:45am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:45am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:45-11:15am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For weather-related updates, please check the JCC South Area Family Connection Facebook group. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org.

 
12:30pm Functional Fitness
Wednesday
12:30-1:15pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:30pm Cardio Core
Wednesday
7:30-8:15pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Friends Drop In
Thursday
7am-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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8:30am Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, friendly and fun weekly playtime in our beautiful new space! Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org. In case of inclement weather, please check the PJ Library in Greater Boston Facebook page for more information.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, challah and more!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org. For weather related updates, check the Metrowest Family Connection group on Facebook.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy free play and a chance to meet with other families. Wind down with a circle time for stories, songs and welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

For more information, or weather related updates, check the JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

 
10:00am Boot Camp
Friday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:15pm Cardio Core
Friday
12:15-1pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:30am
Newton
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Has your teen expressed interest in working out? This beginner strength training class will focus on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise on their own. Introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime, and we will show teens that fitness is fun!  Ages 13-15. Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:30am Total Body Build & Burn
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
9:30am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity with the assistance of a parent!


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


A parent or caregiver is asked to stay with the child during the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am KidsJam!
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Let's have a dance party! Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org .

 
12:00pm Tikvah
Sunday
12-5pm
TBD
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This is a social group for individuals to participate in outings and connect with others while creating
friendships. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside
activities.

 
1:00pm Young Adult Social Group
Sunday
1-5pm
TBD
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This is a social group for individuals of all backgrounds to participate in outings, socialize, learn, grow, and deepen friendships with one another. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
1:00pm Teen Activity Group
Sunday
1-4pm
TBD
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This fun social group for teens offers opportunities to build friendships while emphasizing independence and the acquisition of life skills. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
2:30pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
2:30-3:30pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Metrowest Adult Activity Group
Sunday
4-6pm
TBD
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Through a variety of social experiences including dining out, trips to the mall and more this group provides an opportunity to enhance social skills and independence within the community. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen.

 
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9:15am TRX
Monday
9:15-10am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and different techniques unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Enoy musical adventures each week which can include Woodland Critters, the Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power and energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance and flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming classes adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization for swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, a new lullaby each week both to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week filled with an opening song to dance, cheek to cheek, with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research shows that cycling - especially when pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence - may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively. It can also provide symptomatic relief for people with PD, while building lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
11:30am Boot Camp
Monday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Bitty Ballet
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity.


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Mini Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Dance and Creative Movement
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Dance and Creative Movement is a class designed to open a child's mind to the plethora of physicalities available to them.


Children will learn to hone their abilities by exploring movement options in the body such as turning, twisting, leaning, balance, and falling (safely). This class is designed to help a child learn to use movement to express themselves. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
4:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
6:30pm South Area Adult Activity Group
Monday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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Through social, cultural and recreational opportunities, this group fosters independence, while encouraging participants to make and deepen friendships with one another. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Monday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
7-7:45am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and the fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling color.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters, and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1-1:45pm
Newton
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In this engaging and interactive class designed for young learners, children will have a different building activity each week.


From creating an ArtRobot to designing a LEGO Bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.



We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff playing games, learning the basics, and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to floor hockey, tennis, soccer and more.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing children to different artists and forms of visual expression.

Children will look closely at a work of art, learn about the artist, and then draw inspiration from what they have discovered and discussed to create a masterpiece of their own working in multiple mediums including paint, pastels, collage and much more.



Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Join Coach Rusty as he teaches the fundamentals of Floor Hockey! Practice and perfect you stick handling technique, shooting accuracy, and passing skills before ending class with a fun game each week.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm NASA: Future Space Explorers
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Children will explore other planets, atmospheres, moons, exo-planets and space phenomena. They will learn about the life of stars and black holes and prepare for future space travel by building model rockets and playing astronaut training games.


This STEM class is full of hands-on adventure. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Photography & Artistic Expression
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Using disposable film cameras, students will have the opportunity to capture what brings them joy. They are encouraged to explore and find their voice artistically, orally, and through the written word.


Students will learn the art of felt making, experimenting with wet felting, learning how to turn loose fibers into a three-dimensional creature. Culminating in a photography and art exhibit, this unique class explores many facets of artistic expression.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:00pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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6:00am TRX
Wednesday
6-6:45am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
9:30am Pastel & Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics - handling materials, values, edges, composition, and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks.
Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
 
9:45am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:45-11:15am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For weather-related updates, please check the JCC South Area Family Connection Facebook group. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
12:30pm Functional Fitness
Wednesday
12:30-1:15pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering, and blending, you will gain facility with pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
2:15pm Music With Emily: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.


Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too! T


here will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Tennis
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!


Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!



Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.



Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too!


There will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chef Jr
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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With Chef Jr, children will be introduced to math, science, language, culture and essential life skills through food. This culinary-led curriculum, taught by former Flour Bakery Pastry Chef Melissa Lee, explores cooking and baking techniques, culinary tools, and gets children involved in the cooking process by measuring, stirring and assembling kid-friendly foods.


Chef Melissa focuses on fun and safety while children explore their creative side through food. At the end of the class, the children will have delicious food to enjoy, and learn about Jewish culture through food.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with STEAM activities taught by 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. 


This class is great for newbies and for children with more experience. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teen Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
7:30pm Cardio Core
Wednesday
7:30-8:15pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Friends Drop In
Thursday
7am-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body, and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and performance for sports such as golf, tennis, and basketball.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition, using your landscaped photographs. Sight-sized method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
12:00pm Chair Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:15pm Mini Basketball
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:15pm Robotics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.


This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Science
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Enjoy many different disciplines of science and see how our world works! Explore biology, food science, chemistry, engineering, and so much more.


Get ready for hands-on experiments, lots of learning and fun. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.



This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
8:30am Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, friendly and fun weekly playtime in our beautiful new space! Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org. In case of inclement weather, please check the PJ Library in Greater Boston Facebook page for more information.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, challah and more!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org. For weather related updates, check the Metrowest Family Connection group on Facebook.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy free play and a chance to meet with other families. Wind down with a circle time for stories, songs and welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

For more information, or weather related updates, check the JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

 
10:00am Boot Camp
Friday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
12:15pm Cardio Core
Friday
12:15-1pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Little Chefs
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety in the kitchen and use different tools and skills to cook and bake our own treats to share.


Each week we'll make Israeli , American and international well-loved recipes, by exploring delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars- Parent &Me
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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In this parent-child pre-soccer and movement program, specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months, Super Soccer Stars' professional coaches provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
9:45am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:30am
Newton
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Has your teen expressed interest in working out? This beginner strength training class will focus on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise on their own. Introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime, and we will show teens that fitness is fun!  Ages 13-15. Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
10:30am Total Body Build & Burn
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:30am Dad & Me Fitness Fun Class
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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What can be better than bonding while burning off energy and being active together?! Each class includes a warm-up, fitness stations, partner exercises and a cool-down. Activities will be 100% child-friendly, but also challenging enough for Dad. Head over to the Playspace after class to hang with the other parents and keep the fun going. Moms also welcome!

Cost: $160, siblings additional $80

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:30pm Land and Sea Power Hour
Saturday
3:30-4:45pm
Newton
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Get strong and improve mobility with this full body workout. Incorporates 30 minutes of low impact strength training and core work in our Group Fitness Studio, followed by 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the swimming pool. Perfect class combination for the exerciser who enjoys variety and wants to maximize their workouts in one super-fun hour of power!

 
6:00pm Teen Saturday Night
Saturday
6-8pm
TBD
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A Saturday night social and recreational activity group for teens designed to enhance and foster social skills while encouraging independence within the community. Activities will be chosen by the group with assistance from the group's leader.

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
9:30am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity with the assistance of a parent!


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


A parent or caregiver is asked to stay with the child during the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am KidsJam!
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Let's have a dance party! Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org .

 
2:30pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
2:30-3:30pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Metrowest Adult Social Group
Sunday
4-6pm
TBD
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Through social and recreational activities this group fosters independence while encouraging participants to make and deepen friendships with one another. Participants' interests shape the program and activities that are chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
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9:15am TRX
Monday
9:15-10am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and different techniques unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Enoy musical adventures each week which can include Woodland Critters, the Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power and energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance and flexibility and reduce stress.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming classes adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization for swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, a new lullaby each week both to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week filled with an opening song to dance, cheek to cheek, with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research shows that cycling - especially when pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence - may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively. It can also provide symptomatic relief for people with PD, while building lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
11:30am Boot Camp
Monday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Bitty Ballet
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity.


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Mini Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Dance and Creative Movement
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Dance and Creative Movement is a class designed to open a child's mind to the plethora of physicalities available to them.


Children will learn to hone their abilities by exploring movement options in the body such as turning, twisting, leaning, balance, and falling (safely). This class is designed to help a child learn to use movement to express themselves. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
4:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Monday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
7-7:45am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and the fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling color.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters, and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1-1:45pm
Newton
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In this engaging and interactive class designed for young learners, children will have a different building activity each week.


From creating an ArtRobot to designing a LEGO Bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.



We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff playing games, learning the basics, and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to floor hockey, tennis, soccer and more.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing children to different artists and forms of visual expression.

Children will look closely at a work of art, learn about the artist, and then draw inspiration from what they have discovered and discussed to create a masterpiece of their own working in multiple mediums including paint, pastels, collage and much more.



Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Photography & Artistic Expression
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Using disposable film cameras, students will have the opportunity to capture what brings them joy. They are encouraged to explore and find their voice artistically, orally, and through the written word.


Students will learn the art of felt making, experimenting with wet felting, learning how to turn loose fibers into a three-dimensional creature. Culminating in a photography and art exhibit, this unique class explores many facets of artistic expression.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Join Coach Rusty as he teaches the fundamentals of Floor Hockey! Practice and perfect you stick handling technique, shooting accuracy, and passing skills before ending class with a fun game each week.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm NASA: Future Space Explorers
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Children will explore other planets, atmospheres, moons, exo-planets and space phenomena. They will learn about the life of stars and black holes and prepare for future space travel by building model rockets and playing astronaut training games.


This STEM class is full of hands-on adventure. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:00pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)
Tuesday
7-9pm
TBD
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This group for adults fosters friendships through sharing life cycles events, Jewish holidays and participating in
Tikkum Olam projects. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay
for outside activities.

 
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6:00am TRX
Wednesday
6-6:45am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
9:30am Pastel & Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics - handling materials, values, edges, composition, and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks.
Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
 
9:45am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:45-11:15am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For weather-related updates, please check the JCC South Area Family Connection Facebook group. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
12:30pm Functional Fitness
Wednesday
12:30-1:15pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering, and blending, you will gain facility with pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
2:15pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!


Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Music With Emily: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.


Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too! T


here will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Tennis
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:45pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!



Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.



Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too!


There will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teen Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chef Jr
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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With Chef Jr, children will be introduced to math, science, language, culture and essential life skills through food. This culinary-led curriculum, taught by former Flour Bakery Pastry Chef Melissa Lee, explores cooking and baking techniques, culinary tools, and gets children involved in the cooking process by measuring, stirring and assembling kid-friendly foods.


Chef Melissa focuses on fun and safety while children explore their creative side through food. At the end of the class, the children will have delicious food to enjoy, and learn about Jewish culture through food.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with STEAM activities taught by 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. 


This class is great for newbies and for children with more experience. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:30pm Cardio Core
Wednesday
7:30-8:15pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Friends Drop In
Thursday
7am-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body, and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and performance for sports such as golf, tennis, and basketball.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition, using your landscaped photographs. Sight-sized method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
11:00am Little Cruisers
Thursday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Have some fun with family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80; $25 for walk-ins

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Chair Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
1:15pm Mini Basketball
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:15pm Robotics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.


This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Science
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Enjoy many different disciplines of science and see how our world works! Explore biology, food science, chemistry, engineering, and so much more.


Get ready for hands-on experiments, lots of learning and fun. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.



This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
8:30am Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, friendly and fun weekly playtime in our beautiful new space! Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org. In case of inclement weather, please check the PJ Library in Greater Boston Facebook page for more information.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, challah and more!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org. For weather related updates, check the Metrowest Family Connection group on Facebook.

 
10:00am Boot Camp
Friday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy free play and a chance to meet with other families. Wind down with a circle time for stories, songs and welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

For more information, or weather related updates, check the JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
12:15pm Cardio Core
Friday
12:15-1pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Future Scientists
Friday
1-1:45pm
Newton
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Come on a learning journey of exploration, adventure and discovery! Get ready to have a fun and engaging experience. All activities are hands-on and all experiments can be brought home to show family and friends.


Experiments include Building and Erupting a Volcano, Rainbow in a Jar, Ocean in a Bottle, and MUCH more. If your child has already taken Future Scientists, we will offer Part 2 in the Spring with brand new experiments!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Little Chefs
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety in the kitchen and use different tools and skills to cook and bake our own treats to share.


Each week we'll make Israeli , American and international well-loved recipes, by exploring delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars- Parent &Me
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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In this parent-child pre-soccer and movement program, specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months, Super Soccer Stars' professional coaches provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
9:45am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:30am
Newton
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Has your teen expressed interest in working out? This beginner strength training class will focus on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise on their own. Introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime, and we will show teens that fitness is fun!  Ages 13-15. Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:00am Kiddy Keys
Saturday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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KiddyKeys is an active and fun approach to teaching piano concepts and music appreciation to children 2 1/2 - 5 1/2 years old. Weekly lesson plans include books, games, songs and keyboard improvisation play. Children not only learn the keyboard, but also develop valuable cognitive, social and motor skills that will serve them well for their futures.

For children ages 2.5 - 5.5 yrs with caregiver. Caregivers who do not want to attend the class with their children must stay in the building and wait in the common area.

Cost: $200

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
10:30am Total Body Build & Burn
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:30am Dad & Me Fitness Fun Class
Saturday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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What can be better than bonding while burning off energy and being active together?! Each class includes a warm-up, fitness stations, partner exercises and a cool-down. Activities will be 100% child-friendly, but also challenging enough for Dad. Head over to the Playspace after class to hang with the other parents and keep the fun going. Moms also welcome!

Cost: $160, siblings additional $80

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:30pm Land and Sea Power Hour
Saturday
3:30-4:45pm
Newton
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Get strong and improve mobility with this full body workout. Incorporates 30 minutes of low impact strength training and core work in our Group Fitness Studio, followed by 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the swimming pool. Perfect class combination for the exerciser who enjoys variety and wants to maximize their workouts in one super-fun hour of power!

 
6:00pm Saturday Night Out
Saturday
6-9pm
TBD
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If you are looking for a fun Saturday night out this group provides outings that connects
you with others while creating meaningful friendships Participants' interests shape the program
and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
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7:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:15am Master's Swimming Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
9:30am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity with the assistance of a parent!


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


A parent or caregiver is asked to stay with the child during the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am KidsJam!
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Let's have a dance party! Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org .

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Production: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Sunday
2-8pm
Newton
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Children work with theater professionals Griffin Lloyd, Jan Zimmerman, Elena Maimonis, Liza Ulrich and others to produce a high quality musical theater production. Everyone will have a place to shine in the show! Auditions will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2-5pm.

There is No Rehearsal on February 16, April 12 or April 19. Mandatory tech rehearsals 5:30-8:30pm on April 27, 28, 29, 30. Performances on Sunday, May 3, 2pm and 6pm. Please note: Cast members must be available for ALL rehearsals. Cast members may be called until 5pm for some rehearsals. Detailed schedules will be available once the show is cast.

Contact 617.558.6523 or showstoppers@jccgb.org if you have any questions.

 
2:30pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
2:30-3:30pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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9:15am TRX
Monday
9:15-10am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and different techniques unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course, but no previous experience is necessary. (All levels)

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Enoy musical adventures each week which can include Woodland Critters, the Pumpkin Patch, the Stars and more. Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have your children reading music with their whole bodies!

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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Weekly swimming classes adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Adapted Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization for swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.

 
10:30am Tai Chi & Qigong
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Participants will learn the very simple, yet healing and transformative Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong set (BaDuan Jin); two of the Five Animal Qigong forms; and movements from the Wudang Tai Chi 13 Movement Form. This meditative practice combines flowing movements and Qigong breathing techniques, which work together to build inner power and energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance and flexibility and reduce stress.

 
11:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Lullaby
Monday
11-11:45am
Arlington
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Rhymes to grow head to toe, a new lullaby each week both to hear in class and at home! Join Emily for a different theme each week filled with an opening song to dance, cheek to cheek, with your baby, drums to play, and movements to the beat.

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research shows that cycling - especially when pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence - may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively. It can also provide symptomatic relief for people with PD, while building lower body muscles. Taught by a Certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
11:30am Boot Camp
Monday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape. (All levels)

 
1:15pm Bitty Ballet
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Ballet fundamentals for your bitty ballerina or ballerino! This class will focus on the basic and early fundamentals of ballet technique, building a child's physical awareness and dexterity.


Ballet fundamentals will introduce the young dancer to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to ensure your young dancers foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Mini Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Dance and Creative Movement
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Dance and Creative Movement is a class designed to open a child's mind to the plethora of physicalities available to them.


Children will learn to hone their abilities by exploring movement options in the body such as turning, twisting, leaning, balance, and falling (safely). This class is designed to help a child learn to use movement to express themselves. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
4:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Monday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
7-7:45am
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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"Study color theory and the fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling color.
Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters, and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate/Advanced)

 
10:30am Balance and Injury Prevention
Tuesday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Improve movement, efficiency, and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance, and overall strength and flexibility to remain active and healthy.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Tuesday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1-1:45pm
Newton
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In this engaging and interactive class designed for young learners, children will have a different building activity each week.


From creating an ArtRobot to designing a LEGO Bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.



We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a Certified NIA Instructor. This class can be performed seated in a chair or standing.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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Experience variety in this multi-sport class! Have fun with our professional coaching staff playing games, learning the basics, and developing skills in everything from basketball and baseball to floor hockey, tennis, soccer and more.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing children to different artists and forms of visual expression.

Children will look closely at a work of art, learn about the artist, and then draw inspiration from what they have discovered and discussed to create a masterpiece of their own working in multiple mediums including paint, pastels, collage and much more.



Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class.


We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm NASA: Future Space Explorers
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Children will explore other planets, atmospheres, moons, exo-planets and space phenomena. They will learn about the life of stars and black holes and prepare for future space travel by building model rockets and playing astronaut training games.


This STEM class is full of hands-on adventure. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Photography & Artistic Expression
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Using disposable film cameras, students will have the opportunity to capture what brings them joy. They are encouraged to explore and find their voice artistically, orally, and through the written word.


Students will learn the art of felt making, experimenting with wet felting, learning how to turn loose fibers into a three-dimensional creature. Culminating in a photography and art exhibit, this unique class explores many facets of artistic expression.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Floor Hockey
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Join Coach Rusty as he teaches the fundamentals of Floor Hockey! Practice and perfect you stick handling technique, shooting accuracy, and passing skills before ending class with a fun game each week.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:00pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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6:00am TRX
Wednesday
6-6:45am
Newton
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Challenge your strength, balance, core, power, and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. This high-intensity, interval cardio and strength training class will get your heart pumping. All exercises can be modified and made accessible for all clientele. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
9:30am Pastel & Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Learn the basics - handling materials, values, edges, composition, and mixing color in your choice of medium. Work from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and kneaded eraser to the first class. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks.
Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
 
9:45am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:45-11:15am
Sharon
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other families while your children play and socialize.

For weather-related updates, please check the JCC South Area Family Connection Facebook group. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org.

 
10:45am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Wednesday
10:45-11:30am
Newton
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Emily brings the fundamentals of music to you and your child in a new and exciting way each week. Have fun and learn in an interactive and hands on experience that gets you up and moving and celebrating through music and imagination! Themes include a trip to the trees where your child will play the marimba and read the apple rhythms, the pumpkin patch where your child will roll the pumpkins and visit the ladybugs. Live piano, guitar and ukulele in every class and many surprise instruments for your child to play too. Your child will enjoy being part of this adorable musical group.

Cost: $140, siblings additional $70

For more information or to register a sibling, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
12:30pm Functional Fitness
Wednesday
12:30-1:15pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do the activities of daily living through a series of exercises, stations and circuits. Exercises may incorporate TRX, kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, heavy boxing bags, the Revvll One Rope Trainer and more! Ages 17+Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering, and blending, you will gain facility with pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Beginners/Intermediate)

 
2:15pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!


Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Music With Emily: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.


Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too! T


here will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Mini Tennis
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets, balls and racquets.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Join Emily, Broadway performer and award winning singer-songwriter, for her weekly musical adventures! Children will learn the fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, movement, acting, singing and more.



Each week incorporates a different theme which will be tied into a musical from Broadway or film. If it's a musical trip to The Mountains, children will learn a song from "The Sound Of Music," play piano, learn a chord on the ukulele and read music, all while having fun dancing and singing complete with a set and props. With all new adventures this season, this class is great for newcomers and children who took the fall session too!


There will be a week with a "Frozen" theme, winter wonderland, love, and a whole lot more with songs from musicals interwoven within each theme. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:45pm Ninja Warriors
Wednesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Do your kids like the hit TV show "American Ninja Warrior"? Does your child pretend to be a ninja any chance they get? If yes, then they will fall in love with our Ninja Training Class!



Children will be challenged with fun and unique obstacles that they must get through utilizing agility, core strength, conditioning, and grip strength. Children will be introduced to new obstacles to master, unique exercises, and fun ninja games.



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Teen Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing songs and social-skill building activities. Themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate. Participants assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chef Jr
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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With Chef Jr, children will be introduced to math, science, language, culture and essential life skills through food. This culinary-led curriculum, taught by former Flour Bakery Pastry Chef Melissa Lee, explores cooking and baking techniques, culinary tools, and gets children involved in the cooking process by measuring, stirring and assembling kid-friendly foods.


Chef Melissa focuses on fun and safety while children explore their creative side through food. At the end of the class, the children will have delicious food to enjoy, and learn about Jewish culture through food.


Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn the rules and basic strategy of chess in this hands-on, visually stimulating, and fun class infused with STEAM activities taught by 1995 United States Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Ellen Burtman. 


This class is great for newbies and for children with more experience. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night Out
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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This fun social group for young adults offers opportunities to build friendships, while emphasizing independence and life-skill building. Participants' interests shape the program and activities chosen. Participants pay for outside activities.

 
7:30pm Cardio Core
Wednesday
7:30-8:15pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:15am Master's Swimming Yearly
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Friends Drop In
Thursday
7am-8:30pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides an opportunity for social networking on a drop-in basis for adults.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:30am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body, and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and performance for sports such as golf, tennis, and basketball.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition, using your landscaped photographs. Sight-sized method can be explored. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (All levels)

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration. (Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

 
11:00am Little Cruisers
Thursday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Have some fun with family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Cost: $160, siblings an additional $80; $25 for walk-ins

For more information or to register a sibling at the discounted rate, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009, and join the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group.

 
12:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
12:00pm Chair Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for adults with movement and/or physical limitations. We use gentle restorative exercises that help to reduce muscle rigidity, relieve pain and anxiety, while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Using breath to move through the poses, yoga balances our emotions, calms the mind, and creates peace in our spirit. Class is designed for participants to either stay in a chair or standing using the chair for balance.

 
1:15pm Mini Basketball
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
2:15pm Robotics
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life! We will use KIBO, a robot made specifically for children, to practice engineering, programming, problem solving, arts, and storytelling.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
2:15pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.


This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Science
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Enjoy many different disciplines of science and see how our world works! Explore biology, food science, chemistry, engineering, and so much more.


Get ready for hands-on experiments, lots of learning and fun. Discovery Club workshops infuse Jewish values and culture into the rich curriculum of the class. Open to all.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Kids Bop and Tricks
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class will take the fun of Kids Bop music and turn it into movement. Children will learn how to pick up rhythms, move on accents, keep pace with music, count, and groove.



This class is split into two parts: learning and executing a dance routine and training on inverted tricks (headstands, forward rolls and more). Let's get this dance party started!



For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:00pm Total Body Build & Burn
Thursday
7-7:45pm
Newton
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Burn calories and fat while building muscle in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and muscle-building workout. This fun, fast & effective class incorporates interval training and continuous movement with traditional strength exercises, improving overall health and fitness.
Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility.

 
8:30am Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, friendly and fun weekly playtime in our beautiful new space! Enjoy stories, free play and chatting with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. Coffee included!

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org. In case of inclement weather, please check the PJ Library in Greater Boston Facebook page for more information.

 
9:45am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:45-11:15am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly Shabbat activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, challah and more!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org. For weather related updates, check the Metrowest Family Connection group on Facebook.

 
10:00am Boot Camp
Friday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun and energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories during this 45-minute interval-based workout. Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:00am PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy free play and a chance to meet with other families. Wind down with a circle time for stories, songs and welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/drop-in per family, pay at the door.

For more information, or weather related updates, check the JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

To register, call 617.667.1276

 
12:15pm Cardio Core
Friday
12:15-1pm
Newton
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High intensity interval class with all the focus on the core (abs, lower back, and glutes). Cardio bursts will be sprinkled in throughout the class to keep the heart rate up and the entire body working. You will feel the burn! Ages 17+ Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:00pm Future Scientists
Friday
1-1:45pm
Newton
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Come on a learning journey of exploration, adventure and discovery! Get ready to have a fun and engaging experience. All activities are hands-on and all experiments can be brought home to show family and friends.


Experiments include Building and Erupting a Volcano, Rainbow in a Jar, Ocean in a Bottle, and MUCH more. If your child has already taken Future Scientists, we will offer Part 2 in the Spring with brand new experiments!


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Little Chefs
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety in the kitchen and use different tools and skills to cook and bake our own treats to share.


Each week we'll make Israeli , American and international well-loved recipes, by exploring delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients. 


For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
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