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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 Music Together: Sing Shalom with Elah
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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This new class combines everything you love from the internationally recognized Music Together program with a fun and upbeat collection of Jewish songs from around the world. Sing, dance, and play while learning how to interact musically with your child.

Cost: $200; $180 sibling discount

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

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime in our new space in the Winn Family Wellness Wing! 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.

 
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 metrowest2@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
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 stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
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 movement 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Cooking for Kids
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety and about the tools in a kitchen, incorporate math and science, explore delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients, test Israeli recipes, and cook and bake our own treats to share.

 
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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, we provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:45am
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 your own. Includes introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime - let us show you teens that fitness is fun!

Member Pricing: 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 and 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

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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.

 
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!

 
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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!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-9:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
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: $100, siblings $50

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

Cost: $100/child; siblings $50

For more information or to register a sibling, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
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.

 
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9:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9-9:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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.

 
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 various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with 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)

 
9:30am New Additions
Monday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

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.

 
9:30am Get Ready for Preschool
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Getting your little one ready to join the classroom? This preschool readiness class mimics a typical school morning with circle time, songs, sensory exploration, crafts and more. It's a great way to introduce your little ones to other children and begin that friendship and socializing experience. The class is taught by child development specialist Jill Vetstein who can also answer your questions about transitions and other readiness exercises to try.

Cost: $175, siblings $50

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

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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 & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & 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

 
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 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.

 
1:15pm Dance & Creative Movement
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement and dance! Classes include basic dance technique along with guided improvisation and creative dancing. Theme-based classes utilize material and ideas such as nature and animals to provide familiar ways to think about dancing and moving, along with props such as scarves, rhythm sticks, and hula hoops. Fundamentals of dance such as basic ballet positions and steps, awareness of body parts, and learning to count music are incorporated in all classes. Classes are gender-neutral so that boys and girls alike enjoy dancing and movement in a fun, safe environment! 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.

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
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 and 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 and 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 fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it. 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 & 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 and 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

 
1:05pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging and interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building activity. 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 Artful Journeys
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing kids to different artists and forms of visual expression. At each class we learn about one artist, explore images of their work, and then, using what we've seen and discussed as inspiration, kids create a masterpiece of their own to bring home.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Yoga
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This age-appropriate Vinyasa-style class is full of animal-themed poses and progressions. Kids will focus on balance, mindfulness and core strength and have the opportunity to stretch, move, relax and learn the basics and value of yoga practice.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
4-5pm
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. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7:30-9pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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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.

 
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

 
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 and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size 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
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.

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.

 
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 more information, contact south@jccgb.org and join the JCC South Area 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 daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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)

 
1:15pm Mini Chess
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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 Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily in her weekly musical adventures where children learn the Fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, dance, reading music and more! Each week incorporates a different theme and weaves music education, some social studies and more into each lesson. There will be trips to the mountains where children will play scales on the piano, scale their voices and pretend to scale their bodies up and over the mountains, play music and rocks from the mountains and have fun. Other musical adventures will include The Trees, The Farm, The Pumpkin Patch, The Garden just to name a few. With a short piano lesson at the end of every class based on the theme of the day, your child will begin to explore and understand the piano hands on. With live guitar, ukulele, piano and voice in every class, your child will learn while having a musical adventure. 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 a new theme each week, Emily will have some familiar and new tunes to share, instruments to play and songs to learn. We will take trips to The Pumpkin Patch with "Cinderella," to The Farm with "Oklahoma," or even to The Rain with "Singing In The Rain" and "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends. 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. 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.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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!

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
Thursday
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 and 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

 
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 Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

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.

 
9:30am Pilates for Mommies and Mommies-to-Be
Thursday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Our Mommy and Me Pilates class caters to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our classes incorporate a total body workout with a focus on core.

Please Note: Moms must be at least 6 weeks postpartum (8 weeks for a C-section) with clearance from their physician to resume physical exercise. Pregnant moms must have received clearance from their physician for exercising while pregnant.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
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)

 
9:45am Pilates on the Ball
Thursday
9:45-10:45am
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
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 and 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 Outdoor Explorers
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Explore nature! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping; learn bird calls and go on a migration journey; collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. The professional nature educators from Puddlestompers will use hands-on exploration to guide children in discovering the world around them. 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.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Robotics
Thursday
4-5pm
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.

 
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.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Future Farmers
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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How do plants grow? What is our commitment to care for the earth? Explore soil, worms, plants, and compost with our neighbors at Newton Community Farm. We will meet the honeybees, have an apple taste test, celebrate the fall harvest, care for the farm chickens and learn how to prepare the farm for the winter. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

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

 
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 and 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 Music Together: Sing Shalom with Elah
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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This new class combines everything you love from the internationally recognized Music Together program with a fun and upbeat collection of Jewish songs from around the world. Sing, dance, and play while learning how to interact musically with your child.

Cost: $200; $180 sibling discount

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

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime in our new space in the Winn Family Wellness Wing! 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.

 
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 metrowest2@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
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 stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
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 movement 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Cooking for Kids
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety and about the tools in a kitchen, incorporate math and science, explore delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients, test Israeli recipes, and cook and bake our own treats to share.

 
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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, we provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:45am
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 your own. Includes introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime - let us show you teens that fitness is fun!

Member Pricing: 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 and 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

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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!

 
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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!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-9:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
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: $100, siblings $50

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

Cost: $100/child; siblings $50

For more information or to register a sibling, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
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.

 
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.

 
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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9:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9-9:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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.

 
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 various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with 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)

 
9:30am New Additions
Monday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

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.

 
9:30am Get Ready for Preschool
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Getting your little one ready to join the classroom? This preschool readiness class mimics a typical school morning with circle time, songs, sensory exploration, crafts and more. It's a great way to introduce your little ones to other children and begin that friendship and socializing experience. The class is taught by child development specialist Jill Vetstein who can also answer your questions about transitions and other readiness exercises to try.

Cost: $175, siblings $50

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

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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 & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & 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

 
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 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.

 
1:15pm Dance & Creative Movement
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement and dance! Classes include basic dance technique along with guided improvisation and creative dancing. Theme-based classes utilize material and ideas such as nature and animals to provide familiar ways to think about dancing and moving, along with props such as scarves, rhythm sticks, and hula hoops. Fundamentals of dance such as basic ballet positions and steps, awareness of body parts, and learning to count music are incorporated in all classes. Classes are gender-neutral so that boys and girls alike enjoy dancing and movement in a fun, safe environment! 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.

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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 and 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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7:00am 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 and 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 fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it. 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 & 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 and 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

 
1:05pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging and interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building activity. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Artful Journeys
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing kids to different artists and forms of visual expression. At each class we learn about one artist, explore images of their work, and then, using what we've seen and discussed as inspiration, kids create a masterpiece of their own to bring home.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Yoga
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This age-appropriate Vinyasa-style class is full of animal-themed poses and progressions. Kids will focus on balance, mindfulness and core strength and have the opportunity to stretch, move, relax and learn the basics and value of yoga practice.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
4-5pm
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. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7:30-9pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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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.

 
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

 
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 and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size 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
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)

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.

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.

 
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 more information, contact south@jccgb.org and join the JCC South Area 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 daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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)

 
1:15pm Mini Chess
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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 Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily in her weekly musical adventures where children learn the Fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, dance, reading music and more! Each week incorporates a different theme and weaves music education, some social studies and more into each lesson. There will be trips to the mountains where children will play scales on the piano, scale their voices and pretend to scale their bodies up and over the mountains, play music and rocks from the mountains and have fun. Other musical adventures will include The Trees, The Farm, The Pumpkin Patch, The Garden just to name a few. With a short piano lesson at the end of every class based on the theme of the day, your child will begin to explore and understand the piano hands on. With live guitar, ukulele, piano and voice in every class, your child will learn while having a musical adventure. 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 a new theme each week, Emily will have some familiar and new tunes to share, instruments to play and songs to learn. We will take trips to The Pumpkin Patch with "Cinderella," to The Farm with "Oklahoma," or even to The Rain with "Singing In The Rain" and "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends. 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. 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.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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!

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
Thursday
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 and 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

 
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 Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

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.

 
9:30am Pilates for Mommies and Mommies-to-Be
Thursday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Our Mommy and Me Pilates class caters to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our classes incorporate a total body workout with a focus on core.

Please Note: Moms must be at least 6 weeks postpartum (8 weeks for a C-section) with clearance from their physician to resume physical exercise. Pregnant moms must have received clearance from their physician for exercising while pregnant.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
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)

 
9:45am Pilates on the Ball
Thursday
9:45-10:45am
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
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 and 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 Outdoor Explorers
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Explore nature! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping; learn bird calls and go on a migration journey; collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. The professional nature educators from Puddlestompers will use hands-on exploration to guide children in discovering the world around them. 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.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Future Farmers
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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How do plants grow? What is our commitment to care for the earth? Explore soil, worms, plants, and compost with our neighbors at Newton Community Farm. We will meet the honeybees, have an apple taste test, celebrate the fall harvest, care for the farm chickens and learn how to prepare the farm for the winter. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Robotics
Thursday
4-5pm
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.

 
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.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

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

 
7:00pm What Do I Say?: A Robin Einzig Workshop
Thursday
7-9pm
Arlington
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From the endless "WHY?" questions to boundless curiosity, parents are called upon to be the fount of information. How do we answer questions that make us uncomfortable? How do we bring up topics that are important to us, whether or not our children ask? How do we answer in a developmentally appropriate fashion? Robin Einzig, parent and child development expert, helps parents dive into this challenge, with ample time for Q&A.

Cost: $30/parent, $45/couple; JCC ELC families $20/parent; $35/couple

Space is limited. Registration required.
To register as an individual, click below. To register as a couple, or for more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates.

 
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 and 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 Music Together: Sing Shalom with Elah
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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This new class combines everything you love from the internationally recognized Music Together program with a fun and upbeat collection of Jewish songs from around the world. Sing, dance, and play while learning how to interact musically with your child.

Cost: $200; $180 sibling discount

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

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Friday Drop-In Playgroup
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a free, fun weekly playtime in our new space in the Winn Family Wellness Wing! 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.

 
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 metrowest2@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
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 stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
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 movement 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Cooking for Kids
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety and about the tools in a kitchen, incorporate math and science, explore delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients, test Israeli recipes, and cook and bake our own treats to share.

 
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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, we provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:45am
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 your own. Includes introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime - let us show you teens that fitness is fun!

Member Pricing: 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 and 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

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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
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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!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-9:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
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: $100, siblings $50

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am What's Up Dads!
Sunday
10-11am
Newton
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This is a fun group for tired dads with 0-6 month olds who are looking to connect with other dads with babies the same age. Each week will feature a new activity - Beer Tasting, Circuit Training and Dreidel Poker - which can all be done while your child sleeps, cries or just chills out with you. Your partner is welcome to use our brand-new fitness center or relax in our common spaces while you and your baby attend the group. Feel free to stay after to hang out in our Playspace's infant area for some bonus playtime with your baby.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Kids Helping Kids
Sunday
10-11:30am
Arlington
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Mark the season by taking action to help children who are experiencing homelessness. Learn about the work of Horizons for Homeless Children and decorate picture frames to send back as gifts for the children. Families are asked to bring in items from the list below for donation.

Register by November 14: $20/family, after November 14: $25/family

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

List of Donation Items Needed (All items must be NEW!)
Infant

- Push & Go toys
- Sensory balls
- Pop-up toys
- Rattles/shakers
- Spin Tops

Dramatic Play
- Hard-body dolls
- Doll clothes
- Costumes (unbranded)
- Puppets
- Play phone

Manipulatives
- Floor puzzles
- Trucks
- Mr./Mrs. Potato Head
- Musical instruments
- Trains & tracks

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Vanessa Trien at the Boston Children's Museum
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Boston
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Join PJ Library as we jump, wiggle and dance at the Boston Children's Museum with Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys! Come for the concert and stay to enjoy all the museum has to offer. Enter our drawing to win a $200 gift card to SkyZone!

Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

Cost: $100/child; siblings $50

For more information or to register a sibling, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
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.

 
2:00pm Yoga for Back Care
Sunday
2-3:30pm
Newton
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Poor posture, injury, repetitive motion and aging can create strain in the lower back, leading to discomfort and inability to perform daily tasks. In this gentle yoga practice, you will work to improve strength and flexibility in your hips and hamstrings to ease lower back tension, create a greater awareness of your posture and movement and learn helpful stretches to maintain lower back mobility.

 
2:00pm JCC Camp Kick-Off
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Join camp leadership as they kick off camp registration for Summer 2020! Be sure to take advantage of our Super Saver rate where you can save up to $100 per camper. Learn about all of our camp programs, be able to ask senior camp staff questions about what a day at camp is like and more! For more information, contact camping@jccgb.org or 617.244.5124.

 
2:00pm Camp Kingswood Open House
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Come meet the staff from Camp Kingswood, an overnight camp where boys and girls have a blast while they learn new skills, make lifelong friends and build their Jewish identity. For more information, contact info@kingswood.org.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
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.

 
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9:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9-9:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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.

 
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 various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with 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)

 
9:30am New Additions
Monday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

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.

 
9:30am Get Ready for Preschool
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Getting your little one ready to join the classroom? This preschool readiness class mimics a typical school morning with circle time, songs, sensory exploration, crafts and more. It's a great way to introduce your little ones to other children and begin that friendship and socializing experience. The class is taught by child development specialist Jill Vetstein who can also answer your questions about transitions and other readiness exercises to try.

Cost: $175, siblings $50

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

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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 & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & flexibility and reduce stress.

 
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

 
11:00am 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.

 
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 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.

 
1:15pm Dance & Creative Movement
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement and dance! Classes include basic dance technique along with guided improvisation and creative dancing. Theme-based classes utilize material and ideas such as nature and animals to provide familiar ways to think about dancing and moving, along with props such as scarves, rhythm sticks, and hula hoops. Fundamentals of dance such as basic ballet positions and steps, awareness of body parts, and learning to count music are incorporated in all classes. Classes are gender-neutral so that boys and girls alike enjoy dancing and movement in a fun, safe environment! 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.

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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 and 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 and 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 fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it. 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 & 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 and 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

 
1:05pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging and interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building activity. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:15pm Artful Journeys
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Artful Journeys
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Artful Journeys is an art appreciation program focused on introducing kids to different artists and forms of visual expression. At each class we learn about one artist, explore images of their work, and then, using what we've seen and discussed as inspiration, kids create a masterpiece of their own to bring home.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
4-5pm
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. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Yoga
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This age-appropriate Vinyasa-style class is full of animal-themed poses and progressions. Kids will focus on balance, mindfulness and core strength and have the opportunity to stretch, move, relax and learn the basics and value of yoga practice.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7:30-9pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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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.

 
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

 
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 and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition using your landscaped photographs. Sight-size 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
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)

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.

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.

 
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 more information, contact south@jccgb.org and join the JCC South Area 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 daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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)

 
1:15pm Mini Chess
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:15pm Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily in her weekly musical adventures where children learn the Fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, dance, reading music and more! Each week incorporates a different theme and weaves music education, some social studies and more into each lesson. There will be trips to the mountains where children will play scales on the piano, scale their voices and pretend to scale their bodies up and over the mountains, play music and rocks from the mountains and have fun. Other musical adventures will include The Trees, The Farm, The Pumpkin Patch, The Garden just to name a few. With a short piano lesson at the end of every class based on the theme of the day, your child will begin to explore and understand the piano hands on. With live guitar, ukulele, piano and voice in every class, your child will learn while having a musical adventure. 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 a new theme each week, Emily will have some familiar and new tunes to share, instruments to play and songs to learn. We will take trips to The Pumpkin Patch with "Cinderella," to The Farm with "Oklahoma," or even to The Rain with "Singing In The Rain" and "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends. 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. 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.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
7:30pm Moms and Brews
Wednesday
7:30-9pm
Somerville
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Moms, leave the kids at home and enjoy a night out at Remnant Brewery in Bow Market for beer, kombucha, or coffee. Grab a bite to eat from one of the many local "foodie" spots at the market. Come with friends or meet new ones!

Cost: Pay your own way

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact metronorth2@jccgb.org.

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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
Thursday
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 and 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

 
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 Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

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.

 
9:30am Pilates for Mommies and Mommies-to-Be
Thursday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Our Mommy and Me Pilates class caters to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our classes incorporate a total body workout with a focus on core.

Please Note: Moms must be at least 6 weeks postpartum (8 weeks for a C-section) with clearance from their physician to resume physical exercise. Pregnant moms must have received clearance from their physician for exercising while pregnant.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
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)

 
9:45am Pilates on the Ball
Thursday
9:45-10:45am
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
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 and 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 Outdoor Explorers
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Explore nature! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping; learn bird calls and go on a migration journey; collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. The professional nature educators from Puddlestompers will use hands-on exploration to guide children in discovering the world around them. 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.

 
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.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Future Farmers
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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How do plants grow? What is our commitment to care for the earth? Explore soil, worms, plants, and compost with our neighbors at Newton Community Farm. We will meet the honeybees, have an apple taste test, celebrate the fall harvest, care for the farm chickens and learn how to prepare the farm for the winter. For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Robotics
Thursday
4-5pm
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.

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

 
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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, fun weekly playtime in our new space in the Winn Family Wellness Wing! 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.

 
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 metrowest2@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
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 stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
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 movement 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Cooking for Kids
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety and about the tools in a kitchen, incorporate math and science, explore delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients, test Israeli recipes, and cook and bake our own treats to share.

 
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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, we provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:45am
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 your own. Includes introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime - let us show you teens that fitness is fun!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
10:00am Dad & Me Bootcamp!
Saturday
10-10:45am
Newton
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What can be better than bonding while burning off energy and being active together?! 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.

Pre-registration required. No walk-ins for this event. Moms also welcome!

Cost: $20 per family

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 and 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

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 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!

 
7:30am Sunday 40+"B" League
Sunday
7:30-9:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Music with Emily: Once Upon A Song
Sunday
9:30-10:15am
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: $100, siblings $50

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am What's Up Dads!
Sunday
10-11am
Newton
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This is a fun group for tired dads with 0-6 month olds who are looking to connect with other dads with babies the same age. Each week will feature a new activity - Beer Tasting, Circuit Training and Dreidel Poker - which can all be done while your child sleeps, cries or just chills out with you. Your partner is welcome to use our brand-new fitness center or relax in our common spaces while you and your baby attend the group. Feel free to stay after to hang out in our Playspace's infant area for some bonus playtime with your baby.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
11:00am Family Barre Bootcamp
Sunday
11am-12pm
Norwood
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This fast paced and fun cardio barre class will get your entire family moving! The class is specially tailored for every member of your family to have a fun, challenging, and safe workout. Relax with a light snack and conversation at the end of class. Bring a bottle of water and plan to be barefoot or wear socks with grip. Non-walking babies must be worn in a carrier

Cost: $10/Family

For more information, contact south@jccgb.org and join the JCC South Area Family Connection Facebook group.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

Cost: $100/child; siblings $50

For more information or to register a sibling, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
11:15am Music with Mr. Owen
Sunday
11:15am-12pm
Wayland
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Music With Mr. Owen is an engaging new music and movement class focused on fitness, dance, games, and healthy brain development. Mr. Owen and his guitar bring an eclectic mix of popular and Jewish music that both parents and children enjoy!

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join our local Facebook group.

 
2:45pm PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-In Playgroup
Sunday
2:45-4:15pm
Wayland
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, monthly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Meet other families while your children play and socialize.

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

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
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.

 
4:00pm Music with Emily: Sing-Along Sunday
Sunday
4-4:45pm
Arlington
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This Sing-Along Sunday is filled with new and old favorites, Emily's guitar, ukulele and many surprises. Bring the whole family for this get-up-and-move, have-some-fun Sing-Along! Space is limited. Registration required.

Cost: $10/family

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact metronorth2@jccgb.org.

 
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9:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
9-9:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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.

 
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 New Additions
Monday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

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.

 
9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Explore color, textures and various techniques unique to watercolor. We will work with 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)

 
9:30am Get Ready for Preschool
Monday
9:30-10:30am
Newton
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Getting your little one ready to join the classroom? This preschool readiness class mimics a typical school morning with circle time, songs, sensory exploration, crafts and more. It's a great way to introduce your little ones to other children and begin that friendship and socializing experience. The class is taught by child development specialist Jill Vetstein who can also answer your questions about transitions and other readiness exercises to try.

Cost: $175, siblings $50

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

 
10:00am Music with Emily: Once Upon a Song
Monday
10-10:45am
Arlington
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Each week brings a different musical adventure with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme: 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 & energy, develop structural muscles, improve balance & 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 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

 
11:00am 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.

 
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 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.

 
1:15pm Dance & Creative Movement
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement and dance! Classes include basic dance technique along with guided improvisation and creative dancing. Theme-based classes utilize material and ideas such as nature and animals to provide familiar ways to think about dancing and moving, along with props such as scarves, rhythm sticks, and hula hoops. Fundamentals of dance such as basic ballet positions and steps, awareness of body parts, and learning to count music are incorporated in all classes. Classes are gender-neutral so that boys and girls alike enjoy dancing and movement in a fun, safe environment! 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.

 
3:00pm Functional Fitness
Monday
3-3:45pm
Newton
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Participants will improve their ability to do daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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 and 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 and 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 fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling it. 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 and 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

 
1:05pm Engineering Kids
Tuesday
1:05-1:50pm
Newton
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An engaging and interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building activity. 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 Artful Journeys
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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

 
2:15pm 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 kids to different artists and forms of visual expression. At each class we learn about one artist, explore images of their work, and then, using what we've seen and discussed as inspiration, kids create a masterpiece of their own to bring home.

 
2:15pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
2:15-3:15pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:45pm Discovery Club: Puddlestompers
Tuesday
3:45-4:45pm
Newton
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Discover the wonders of fall! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping. Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur. Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground. Learn bird calls and go on a migration journey. Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. Each lesson has been created to meet Massachusetts STEM standards and is specially crafted to be fun and engaging. We will be outside and moving as we explore. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Yoga
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This age-appropriate Vinyasa-style class is full of animal-themed poses and progressions. Kids will focus on balance, mindfulness and core strength and have the opportunity to stretch, move, relax and learn the basics and value of yoga practice.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Sports Mania
Tuesday
4-5pm
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. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Mass Self Advocates
Tuesday
7:30-9pm
Brighton
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This weekly group provides mutual support and self-advocacy for adults.

 
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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.

 
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

 
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 Monotype - Using a Press
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)

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.

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.

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

 
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 more information, contact south@jccgb.org and join the JCC South Area 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 daily living activities 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!

Member Pricing: 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)

 
1:15pm Mini Chess
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
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. 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 Once Upon a Song
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Join Emily in her weekly musical adventures where children learn the Fundamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, dance, reading music and more! Each week incorporates a different theme and weaves music education, some social studies and more into each lesson. There will be trips to the mountains where children will play scales on the piano, scale their voices and pretend to scale their bodies up and over the mountains, play music and rocks from the mountains and have fun. Other musical adventures will include The Trees, The Farm, The Pumpkin Patch, The Garden just to name a few. With a short piano lesson at the end of every class based on the theme of the day, your child will begin to explore and understand the piano hands on. With live guitar, ukulele, piano and voice in every class, your child will learn while having a musical adventure. 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 a new theme each week, Emily will have some familiar and new tunes to share, instruments to play and songs to learn. We will take trips to The Pumpkin Patch with "Cinderella," to The Farm with "Oklahoma," or even to The Rain with "Singing In The Rain" and "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons. The season ends in a small showcase for family and friends. 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. 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.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ "A" League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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!

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
Thursday
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 and 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

 
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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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 Pilates for Mommies and Mommies-to-Be
Thursday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Our Mommy and Me Pilates class caters to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our classes incorporate a total body workout with a focus on core.

Please Note: Moms must be at least 6 weeks postpartum (8 weeks for a C-section) with clearance from their physician to resume physical exercise. Pregnant moms must have received clearance from their physician for exercising while pregnant.

For more information, contact newtonfamilies@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am Monotype - Using a Press
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)

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.

 
9:45am Pilates on the Ball
Thursday
9:45-10:45am
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
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 and 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 Outdoor Explorers
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Explore nature! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping; learn bird calls and go on a migration journey; collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. The professional nature educators from Puddlestompers will use hands-on exploration to guide children in discovering the world around them. 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.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Robotics
Thursday
4-5pm
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.

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

 
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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, fun weekly playtime in our new space in the Winn Family Wellness Wing! 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.

 
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 metrowest2@jccgb.org and join the JCC Metrowest Family Connection Facebook group.

 
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 stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

Check the JCC Metro North Family Connection Facebook group or contact 617-841-8009 x2 for weather-related updates. For more information, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org.

 
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 movement 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!

Member Pricing: Package of 3 for $45
Non-member Pricing: Package of 3 for $54

 
1:05pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:05-1:50pm
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. For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:05pm Cooking for Kids
Friday
1:05-2pm
Newton
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Get cooking in this hands-on class for little chefs. We will learn basic safety and about the tools in a kitchen, incorporate math and science, explore delicious and (sometimes) healthy ingredients, test Israeli recipes, and cook and bake our own treats to share.

 
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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, we provide individual attention and positive reinforcement to help develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing. We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

For more information, contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Teen Strength Training
Saturday
10-10:45am
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 your own. Includes introduction to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. The benefits of regular physical activity will last a lifetime - let us show you teens that fitness is fun!

Member Pricing: 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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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 and 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

 
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! We will be outdoors as much as possible, and indoors in case of inclement weather.

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!

 
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