Having a baby is a time of great transition. At JCC Greater Boston, new parents get encouragement and support during this exciting time. Our expert instructors help new moms and dads explore the joys and challenges of parenthood. As your child grows, the JCC is there for you at every age!

We Have What You Need

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Early Learning Centers

Early Learning Centers

Nationally recognized Jewish early education and childcare for infants to 5 years. Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

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Preschool Summer Program

Preschool Summer Program

Kids age 15 months.-5 years. have summer fun at our nurturing Early Learning Centers in Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

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Membership

Membership

Join the JCC for a fully equipped fitness center, indoor/outdoor pools, indoor gym/basketball courts, indoor track and classes.

Children's Gym

Children’s Gym

Children’s Gym

Little ones have a blast being active with family and friends in a gym designed just for their age group.

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Babysitting

Babysitting

Kids 3 months to 8 years enjoy supervised fun for up to 1-½ hours per day while their parents exercise at the JCC. No charge.

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Outdoor Pool

Outdoor Pool

Your family can enjoy summer fun outdoors with a zero-depth entry main pool, kiddie pool, inflatable slide, lap lanes and cafe.

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Indoor Pool

Indoor Pool

Your family can enjoy lessons, laps and free swim year-round at the heated indoor pool.

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Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Acclaimed Lenny Krayzelburg swim program starts as young as 3 months.

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Choose from children’s gym, dance, gymnastics, theater, pool, sports, soccer, yoga and Zumba® kids’ birthday parties.

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Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Delight the young children in your life with exciting live performances from professional children’s entertainers.

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PJ Library®

PJ Library®

Free, high quality Jewish-themed books and music for your young child – plus a monthly newsletter with upcoming family events.

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Regional Programs

Regional Programs

Family events and programs in Metro North, Metro West and the South Area bring the JCC to your community.

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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

FREE, valuable gift basket to welcome you and your baby to the Jewish community.

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Jewish Holiday Programs

Jewish Holiday Programs

No matter what your level of observance, we’ll help you connect to holiday traditions and celebrations in a meaningful way.

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New Parent Support Classes

New Parent Support Classes

Bring your baby 0-6 months and share the journey of parenthood with other moms and dads in supportive, expert-led classes.

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Baby and Toddler Classes

Baby and Toddler Classes

Play and bond with your little one 6 months-3 years in fun-filled, facilitated child development classes.

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Parent Classes and Support Services

Parent Classes and Support Services

Adult classes include CPR/first aid, positive discipline and nutrition. Lactation and sleep consults also available.

Music Classes

Music Classes

Music Classes

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers have fun learning about music with parents or caregivers.

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Drop-in Playgroups

Drop-in Playgroups

Free weekly drop-ins where young children play and parents connect. Visit one near you.

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Soccer

Soccer

Weekday and weekend classes and clinics for kids new to the game or looking to improve their skills.

Paint Night

Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

Leave the children home and enjoy a night out with other parents in your area.
 

We're Here to Help

Joanie Olin
Joanie Olin
Coordinator of Early Parenting Programs

Joanie has more than 15 years of experience working for two of the region's largest new parent supprt organizations, Warmlines Parent Resources and Isis Parenting. She has heped hundreds of new paretns navigate the exciting, but challenging early months of parenthood. Joanie currently oversees all of the JCC's Early Parenting programs. She lives in Needham and has three grown children.

Not sure which class is right for you and your baby? Have a feeding or sleep question? Joanie is here to help!

Contact Joanie: earlyparenting@jccgb.org

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March 26
Featuring Karen K & the Jitterbugs! Geared for families with children ages 0-3 No charge Come in your pajamas and get ready to...
March 26

Presented by PJ Library and the JCCs of Boston
In collaboration with the CHAI South Area Temple Collaboration...

March 31

Presented by PJ Library and The Rashi School

Preschoolers and their grownups are invited to get ready for Passover with singing, stories,...

April 2

For families with babies 0-1yr
Bring your baby for a fun and informative morning with other local families. We'll mingle...