JCC Greater Boston is Here for Your Children and Family!

We've got classes, events, meet-ups, playgroups, vacation and summer camps, after school programming, birthday parties and so much more. Explore programs in a neighborhood near you!

Need help finding a class or event that's right for you? We’re happy to help! Contact us today.

Coming Up

January 30
This event has been cancelled due to weather concerns. Please email welcomebabysouth@jccgb.org...
February 4

Meet at Spy Pond Park and Playground for weekly outdoor playtime. Each week starts with circle time to say hello to each other and welcome Shabbat...

February 6

Bring your baby and your bagels (or other breakfast food of your choice!) for a virtual brunch & live music class with Emily Hall of Music...

February 6

We are at capacity for this event and are not accepting online registrations. If you'd like to be added to our wait list, please complete...

Purim Celebrations

Celebrate Purim with playgroups, special events, dance parties, a virtual adult night out and more in a neighborhood near you!

Children's Winter Enrichment Classes, Newton

Sundays, Starting January 9

Super Soccer Stars

HERO Kids Sports

Creative Dance

Dance and Soccer will be held outdoors when possible, but will move indoors in case of inclement weather or unsafe field conditions. Basketball and Gymnastics will be held indoors.

Masks are currently required for all adults and children 2 years and older when indoors.

Contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org for waitlist information.

Thursdays, Starting January 13

HERO Sports

Chess Challengers

As we move indoors for the winter season, we are limiting the number of weekday classes being offered. We will be back in the spring with more!

Masks are currently required for all adults and children 2 years and older when indoors.​ 

Contact childrensclasses@jccgb.org for waitlist information.

In Your Neighborhood

North of Boston: Classes, Meetups, Events and More

South of Boston: Classes, Meetups, Events and More

Metrowest: Classes, Meetups, Events and More

More for Your Family

Hot Buttons event

Classes & Events for Grown Ups

Virtual and in-person parent gatherings, fitness, health & wellness, special events and more.

Let's Party!

Birthday parties at JCC Greater Boston are fun, creative, active, and completely tailored to meet your needs.

Early Parenting

Learn about Welcome Baby! - a welcome to the Greater Boston Jewish community with free gifts, helpful resources, family meet ups and more.

Plus virtual and in-person classes and events for new parents, babies and toddlers.

Discovery Club After School

Join this vibrant, welcoming community filled with enrichment programming, Jewish celebrations & values, learning and fun!

Camp Registration for Summer 2022 is Open!

No matter which camp you select, you can feel good knowing your child will have the opportunity to thrive in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. JCC camps are ideal for learning new skills, developing self-confidence and making new friends. 

PJ Library®

PJ Library sends high-quality, age-appropriate Jewish books to families each month at no cost - it’s our gift to you! PJ Library and PJ Our Way are available to families with children ages 6 months to 12 years living in the Greater Boston area.  

Meet the Team

Family Programming

Joelle Schatz
Head of Family Programming, Newton

Joelle has been a part of the JCC Greater Boston community since 2012 as a pre-school parent and in the Marketing Department. Now in her role, Joelle enjoys connecting with families and supporting them with enrichment classes, birthday parties, special events, holiday celebrations, Discovery Club After School, early parenting, and so much more.

Family Programming

Shirah Hill-Cohen
Family Program Coordinator, Newton

Shirah is a fluent Hebrew speaker and has taught English as a teaching fellow in Israel. She also served as a counselor and Sports Director at a Jewish summer camp. In her work at the JCC since 2019, Shirah has enjoyed teaching virtual classes in science and engineering, and connecting with hundreds of families for enrichment classes, birthday parties, vacation days and Discovery Club.

Discovery Club After School

Liane Weber
Program Director

Liane has been working at JCC Greater Boston with children and families of all ages since 2014. She has more than 10 years of experience with elementary-aged children in outside-of-school environments. At Discovery Club, she creates activities aimed at engaging students in enrichment, academic support, physical and social-emotional development. She loves designing programs that create a warm and nurturing community of students, parents and teachers.

Discovery Club After School

Sarah Herrick
Program Manager

Sarah has been working in after school programming since 2016, and has experience in traditional and nontraditional educational environments. She joined the Discovery Club team developing curriculum and managing the program in 2021. She is passionate about creating programming and environments where everyone feels included and encouraged to grow and learn. 

Family Engagement & Jewish Life

Liz Levin
Jewish Experiential Educator

Liz has over 25 years of experience in Jewish education and language acquisition. She has served as Director of formal and informal education programs with a focus on Project Based Learning. Liz weaves Jewish values, learning and experiences into programming across JCC Greater Boston.

Family Engagement & Jewish Life

Amy Eisner
Adult Engagement Program Manager

Amy has been working at the JCC Greater Boston since 2017 when she started producing the popular Jonathan Samen Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations discussion series. She has since expanded her role to bring more adult programming to the JCC. Amy comes from the news world, having spent more than 15 years working at Bloomberg Television and CNN.