Youth Enrichment Classes | Spring 2015

Gymnastics, Classes, Events

The Fall Program Guide is Now LIVE

   Member Priority Registration
   begins August 3 online
   August 5 by office staff (Phone or in person)

   Community Registration
   begins August 10 online

   August 12 by office staff (Phone or in person)

   Site Under Construction
   Weblinks for online registration will be live by August 3

Colleen Malone, BS, Director

If your child is not enrolled in the JCC's Almost Home school-age child care program,

the following forms are required to complete your registration.  Both can be downloaded now or during the online registration process.   Click on class name for schedule, fees, availability, and to register.

                                                       Registation Form         Medical Form     



 For prorated rates on classes already in session and to register, call 914.366.7898.

Gym Guyz Kids On the Move @ The J

It's cold outside, but we'll burn off some energy indoors as we keep moving with zigzag relays, trash can soccer, virtual fitness adventures, parachute pandemonium, obstacle courses and more!

7 Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:15 p.m., beginning 3/11
Fee: $140; $105 JCC members; AH $75


Jazz / Acro & Hip Hop Dance

15 Tuesdays, 3:45 - 4:30 p.m., beginning 2/3
Fee: $300; $225 JCC members; AH $143



All About Art       (grades K-2)

Young artists explore a variety of mediums, learn about color and composition, and practice the methods of the masters with instruction from an accomplished artist and experienced art teacher.
Instructor: Rachel Cohen

14 Thursdays 3:45 - 4:45 p.m., begins 2/5

Fee: $322; $266 JCC members; AH participant $247


Game Programming with “Scratch”      ( grades 2-6)

 Create your own unique animated stories, interactive art, and video games that you can share!

This tile-based, visual programming class uses Scratch to introduce the logic and syntax of programming.  Student will receive their own flash drive and end the semester with finished work. Classes will be held in a new state of the art Mobile Lab under the direction of Digital Arts Experience faculty.

14 Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., begins 2/6
Fee: $420; $350 JCC members; AH participant $300





American Goju Karate

Children progress through the belt system, improving fitness, focus, control, balance, coordination,team work, discipline, and memory in a fun environment that celebrates short- and long-term goal achievement.  

Instructor: Sensei Bob Chillemi
Monday and/or Wednesday, 15 classes, begins 2/2 and 2/4

White, Blue and Yellow Belts (beginners) 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Green Belts (advanced beginners) 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Purple Belts (intermediate) 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 Fee: $330; $285 JCC members; AH participant $270

Little Pianists                               (5-6 Years)

Little Pianists is a fun-filled introduction to piano playing based on the Suzuki method. The Suzuki method is based on the principle that young children can develop instrumental skills through listening, imitation and repetition. This group class is intended to prepare children for private music lessons. Class size is limited. This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts.  
Instructor: Bonnie Dietrich 
16 Mondays 4:00 - 4:45 p.m., begins 2/2
16 Wednesdays 4:00 - 4:45 p.m., begins 2/4
Fee: $350; $320 JCC Members;  ECP/AH Participant $300

Junior Productions on Broadway                     (7 Years and up)

Students are trained in every aspect of staging a musical theater production. While rehearsing for the show, which will be performed live onstage, students are encouraged to abandon their inhibitions as they learn voice, movement, acting technique, characterization, improv, mime, audition technique, and much more! Students will go through the audition process and everyone will be cast in an appropriate role chosen to stretch, challenge, and showcase their individual unique talents.This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts.  
Instructor: Bonnie Kelley-Young
16 Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 p.m. begins 2/4
Fee: $295, JCC Members $265, AH Participants $245 


Network for Parents of Grade School Children

Monthly meetings to share communal wisdom, ask questions, celebrate successes, and support one another through the challenges of raising our children. Facilitator: Stefani Cohen, LCSW
First meeting Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 p.m.
This program is made possible by UJA-Federation of NY’s Partners In Caring.


VIPER (Very Important Person Event Response) Youth Lounge

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Hang out and escape regular weekend plans "lounge-style."  Anyone 8 years and older can join us for monthly, Saturday night get-togethers. Themes and rates vary.  Subscribe to the VIPER E-vite list by emailing or calling 366-7898.   


Gymnastics School

 Colleen Malone, BS, Director

Recreational gymnastics classes for grade school-age children that advances gymnastics skills and fitness in a fun, safe, motivational environment that advances gymnastics skills and fitness.  Classes are gender specific, broken down by level of difficulty to further broaden and develop gymnastic abilities.  Each class teaches the progression of skills, technique and terminology.








Gym I


Gym I



Gym I

Gym I

Gym II

Boys Gym I


Gym I (7 yrs. +)

Boys Gym II 


Gym II




Gym IV*


Start Date






Call to register at prorated fees for classes already in session

14 classes


$266 JCC members

$247 AH Participant

15 classes


$286 JCC members

$265 AH Participant

15 classes


$286 JCC members     

$265 AH           

14 classes


$266 JCC member

$247 AH Participant