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Fall registration begins Monday, August 17.
The session begins Tuesday, September 8.

There’s always something fun in the afternoon at the J! Choose from Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, J Jump, Cooking, Swimming and more. Bring your child to a class or take advantage of our J Adventure after-school program. Cohen Hillel Academy is a proud partner in J Adventure.

Questions?  Contact Youth Director Ashley Corcoran at acorcoran@jccns.com or 781-476-9907.

MONDAYS

Beginner Tennis – Register HERE

JCC Tennis Pro Joe Reagan teaches young beginners the basics of tennis using specially-designed lower nets.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 9/21-11/23 (10 weeks)
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $110/Community $130
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Intermediate Tennis  – Register HERE

Kids learn forehand, backhand, volley and serving in this fun class for the beginner to intermediate player.

  • Ages: 9-10 years
  • Dates: 9/21-11/23 (10 weeks)
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $110/Community $130
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Kids in Motion ACRO  – Register HERE

Students learn hand stands, chin stands, cart wheels, backbends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks in this fun class. Students enhance their agility, strength and flexibility. Kids in Motion Dance Studio runs many classes throughout the week. For more info and to register, go to kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates:  9/21-1/25 (15 weeks),
    no class 10/12, 12/21, 12/28, 1/18
  • Time: 3:00pm-3:45pm

Homework Help, Monday-Thursday – Register HERE

Need help with homework? Or, maybe just a quiet classroom to get assignments done? Homework Help is the answer! Get the work done early and have more time for family fun in the evening.

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Days: Monday-Thursday
  • Dates: 9/21-11/25, no class 9/22, 9/23, 10/12, 11/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Monday Class Only $90/J Adv $99, Tuesday Class Only $100/J Adv $110, Wednesday Class Only $100/J Adv $110, Thursday Class Only $110/J Adv $121
  • Location: Cohen Hillel classroom

Book Club, Monday-Thursday – Register HERE

This class is perfect for younger children who only have a little homework each day, but need or want extra help. No homework at all? No problem! Join Book Club for a daily book and paired activity with the J Adventure staff. Your young scholars will have fun while learning!

  • Grades: K-2
  • Days: Monday-Thursday
  • Dates: 9/21-11/25, no class 9/22, 9/23, 10/12, 11/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Monday Class Only $90/J Adv $99, Tuesday Class Only $100/J Adv $110, Wednesday Class Only $100/J Adv $110, Thursday Class Only $110/J Adv $121

Tuesdays

Tennis – Register HERE

JCC Tennis Pro Joe Reagan teaches young beginners the basics of tennis using specially-designed lower nets.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 9/8-11/24 (10 weeks),
    no class 9/15, 9/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $110/Community $130
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Kids in Motion Hip Hop – Register HERE

This high-energy dance class teaches age-appropriate funk moves set to pop music. It will develop your dancer’s rhythm
and coordination while encouraging freedom of movement.  It’s perfect for young dancers of all skill levels who will benefit from the energy, creativity and self-expression that hip hop offers. Kids in Motion Dance Studio runs many classes throughout the week.  For more info and to register, go to kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Dates: 9/29-1/26 (15 weeks),
    no class 10/13, 12/22, 12/29
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm

J Jump – Register HERE

Kids love bouncing and jumping on our Urban Rebounders (mini trampolines) as much as they like jumping on the bed. It’s a great way to get them moving!

  • Grades: K-3
  • Dates: 9/8-11/24 (10 weeks), no class 9/14, 9/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $120/Community $150
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

Wednesdays

NEW! The Code Crew – Register HERE

Come learn how to code!  Each week, students will explore coding using Lego WeDo Robotics and SCRATCH programming. Students will work on different projects using skills they learn week to week.

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Dates: 9/9-11/18 (10 weeks),
    no class 9/23, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Class Only $154/J Adv $165
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy Computer Lab
  • Instructor: Lea Winkler

Beginner Tennis  – Register HERE

JCC Tennis Pro Joe Reagan teaches young beginners the basics of tennis using specially-designed lower nets.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 9/9-11/25 (11 weeks), no class 9/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $121/Community $143
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Jewish Pathways – Register HERE

This innovative after-school program introduces kids to Hebrew, Jewish traditions and values, including Tikkun Olam, or “repairing the world,” through hands-on activities. Local rabbis will visit and Jewish Pathways classes will be invited to attend events/services at area synagogues.

  • Ages: Grades K-2
  • Dates: 9/9-11/25 (10 weeks), no class 9/23, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:45pm
  • Instructors: Heather Greenberg and Melissa Caplan

Intermediate Tennis  – Register HERE

Kids learn forehand, backhand, volley and serving in this fun class for the beginner to intermediate player.

  • Ages: 9-10 years
  • Dates: 9/9-11/25 (11 weeks), no class 9/23
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $121/Community $143
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Tae Kwon Do – Register HERE

Tae Kwon Do is the popular Korean martial art known for its dynamic kicking techniques. Kids learn skills and techniques in a safe, fun environment. Each student is looked at as a unique individual and as a member of a team. The skills taught are progressive with built-in incentives for students to achieve success and maximize potential.

  • Beginner students are introduced to a combination of kicking and punching techniques, self-defense and forms. The training also includes mental skills that improve memorization.
  • Intermediate to Advanced students are challenged with more complicated mental and physical skills, including advanced forms, self-defense techniques and the study of musculoskeletal systems and the history of martial arts.
  • Advanced students prepare for demonstrations and competitions, including advanced self-defense techniques, forms and weapons training (Bo Staff, Kamas and Nunchuks).

A uniform and sparring equipment can be purchased from the instructor and is mandatory for testing purposes. Tournament participation is not mandatory.

Grade: K–2 Beginners and Advanced White Belts

  • Day: Wednesday (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/9–11/18, no class 9/23, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $108/Community $135
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

Grade: K–2 Advanced White Belts

  • Day: Friday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11–11/20
  • Time: 3:10pm–3:55pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $165
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts 

  • Day: Wednesday (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/9–11/18, no class 9/23, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $108/Community $135
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts 

  • Day: Friday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11–11/20
  • Time: 3:10pm–3:55pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $165
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

Green Belts and Up 

Session 1

  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week, 11 classes)
  • Dates: 9/9-10/16, no class on 9/23
  • Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm–4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $165
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

Green Belts and Up

Session 2 

  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week, 9 classes)
  • Dates: 10/21-11/20, no class 11/11
  • Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm–4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Members $108/Community $135
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Young Mathletes – Register HERE

We play math games, solve real-life word problems and take on all sorts of number challenges. Improve skills and have a blast with friends with this cool club!

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Dates: 9/9-11/18 (10 weeks), no class 9/23, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Class Only $130/J Adv $140
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy MPR
  • Instructor: Jessie Winkler

Thursdays

Beginner Tennis  – Register HERE

JCC Tennis Pro Joe Reagan teaches young beginners the basics of tennis using specially-designed lower nets.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 9/10-11/19 (11 weeks), no class 11/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Session 1 Fee: Members $121/Community $143
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Kids in Motion Jazz/Funk – Register HERE

This class incorporates elements of classical jazz dance technique combined with funky street-style hip hop movement.  Kids in Motion Dance Studio runs many classes throughout the week. For more info and to register, go to kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates:  9/17-1/28 (17 weeks), no class 11/26, 12/24, 12/31
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

Beginner Chess  – Register HERE

Learn chess from a Master! Mikhail Perelshtyn has extensive experience playing chess and passing on his love of this great game to students. Learn the pieces and game strategies and practice at every class.

  • Grades: K-8
  • Dates: 9/24-11/19 (9 weeks), no class 11/26
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Class Only $126/J Adv $135
  • Location: Ocean Room

Intermediate Chess  – Register HERE

Take it to the next level! If you know the basics and have some experience, join this class to work with Master Mikhail Perelshtyn to expand your knowledge and perfect more advanced strategies and moves.

  • Grades: K-8
  • Dates: 9/24-11/19 (9 weeks), no class 11/26
  • Time: 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Fee: Class Only $126/J Adv $135
  • Location: Ocean Room

Morah Lea’s Kitchen  – Register HERE

Join Morah Lea to make delicious, creative concoctions in the kitchen. Learn how to cook and bake savory and sweet snacks, entrees and desserts in this fun and tasty class! Each young chef will receive an apron to take home at the end of the session!

  • Grades: K-4
  • Dates: 9/10-11/19 (11 weeks), no class 11/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Class Only $154/J Adv $165
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy MPR
  • Instructor: Morah Lea

J Jump  – Register HERE

Kids love bouncing and jumping on our Urban Rebounders (mini trampolines) as much as they like jumping on the bed. It’s a great way to get them moving!

  • Grades: K-3
  • Dates: 9/10-11/19 (11 weeks),
    no class 11/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $165
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

Fridays

Aztec Soccer – Register HERE

In this U8 clinic, kids improve foot skills, first touch, ball striking, pass/receiving and dynamic athleticism. Classes begin with a scrimmage, followed by drills and another modified scrimmage, designed to focus on the day’s technical topic.

  • Age: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 9/11-10/30 (8 weeks)
  • Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Fee: Members $110/Community $125
  • Instructor: Aztec Soccer

Friday FunZone  – Register HERE

Spring into some fun with Friday FunZone! We play team games and activities at our Outdoor Field, Basketball Court and Tennis Court. Wrap up your week having fun with friends!

  • Grades: K-4
  • Day: Friday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11-11/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $110/Community $120
  • Location: JCC Outdoor Campus/Gym