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Children and Family Classes

47-RecreationOur Children and Family Classes offer exciting and interactive programs that give your entire family unique and playful learning experiences. From music and cooking to travels and fitness, every theme is sure to be an exciting new adventure!

In observance of Jewish & federal holidays, there will be no classes or programs held: April 10 (No classes after 2pm), 11, 12, 16 – 18


Birth – 5 Years Classes

Mommy and Me Music
Ages 0 – 3 with caregiver

NEW! Children will sing in English and Hebrew, dance, play with bubbles, ribbons, and shakers, learn PJ Library songs, and more! This class is the perfect opportunity for babies and toddlers to be introduced to music, creative stimulation, and sensory play.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:15am; J Member: $100; public: $120

Register

Mondays with Mr. Mike

Ages 0 – 4 with caregiver

This class gets kids and their caregivers up and active with time for tumbling, open play, and socializing.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Mondays, 10:45 – 11:30am; J Member: FREE; public: $90

Register

Creative Movement

Ages 3 – 5

New! Taught by faculty from The Dance Coalition. Start your tiny dancer off on the right foot in this introductory dance class that explores consistency and execution of music variety. Dancers will learn about classical ballet technique, tap combinations, and jazz musicality. They’ll explore pop music with hip hop while working on flexibility.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Mondays, 1:15 – 2pm; J Member: $90; public: $108
Wednesdays, 1:15 – 2pm; J Member: $90; public: $108

Register

Travels with Ms. Teeny

Ages 3 – 5

Each week, junior globetrotters will travel to a new destination to explore the food, music, language, crafts, and games of each country.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Fridays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $100; public: $120

Register

Planet Protectors with JOFEE Josh

Ages 3 – 5

Learn about reducing, reusing, and recycling and other ways to save our planet with our Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming, and Environmental Education (JOFEE) Fellow Josh. Environmentally friendly projects and snacks are part of the fun!

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Mondays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $90; public: $108

Register

Outdoor Explorers

Ages 3 – 5

Explore the great outdoors… in the back of the JCC! Enjoy scavenger hunts, nature activites, and backyard games to get kids excited for the summer!

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Tuesdays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $80; public: $96

Register

Little Blue Jays T-Ball

Ages 3 – 5

Batter Up! Pee Wee players will learn the FUNdamentals of America’s favorite pastime. They’ll practice hitting the ball off the “T,” running bases, and more!

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:30pm; J Member: $80; public: $96
Wednesdays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $90; public: $108

Register

Little Blue Jays Soccer

Ages 3 – 5

In this fun introduction to the basics of soccer, your child will learn team work, build confidence, and develop character, all while having a ball!

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Thursdays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $100; public: $120

Register

Blue Jays Youth Baseball

Learn about strategies of the game and improve baseball skills on a team that competes in the Cincinnati Knothole Baseball League. Game schedule provided prior to the start of the season. Don’t forget your glove!

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27

Ages 4 1/2 – 7, Coach Pitch
Sundays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Coach Pitch

Ages 7 1/2 – 9, Class D
Sundays, 2 – 3pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Class D

Ages 9 1/2 – 11, Class C
Sundays, 3 – 4pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class C

Ages 11 1/2 – 13, Class B
Sundays, 4 – 5:30pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class B

Beginning Dance

Ages 5 – 8

New! Taught by faculty from The Dance Coalition. This class will combine the fundamentals of positioning the hands and feet, foundations of the ballet barre, and appreciation of etiquette to jumpstart learning about ballet. Dancers will also be taught injury prevention and styles of dance from other countries.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5pm; J Member: $90; public: $108

Register

Events

Bark with the J

May 29, 1 – 3pm at Red Dog Pet Resort
Humans and canines of all ages are welcome | J Members: $5; public: $10

Bark with the J! Bring your furry friend for a day of fun in the sun planned and organized by JCC Teens. There will be lots of other dogs to play with and other dog park activities.

Registration opens soon. 


Grades K – 5 Classes

Beginning Dance

Ages 5 – 8

New! Taught by faculty from The Dance Coalition. This class will combine the fundamentals of positioning the hands and feet, foundations of the ballet barre, and appreciation of etiquette to jumpstart learning about ballet. Dancers will also be taught injury prevention and styles of dance from other countries.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5pm; J Member: $100; public: $120

Register

Girls on the Run

February 13 – May 13 | For girls in grades 3 – 5.

Inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident! Girls on the Run uses a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. The girls train with volunteer coaches and run in a 5K race on May 13.

Practices are held at the J: February 13 – May 13
Sundays 1:15 – 2:30pm and Thursdays 5:30 – 6:45pm

Registration coming soon. Click here to find out more about Girls on the Run.


Shining Stars Sports Private Basketball Training

Times and dates by appointment

Advance your basketball skills with 1:1 private lessons from Shining Star Sports elite trainers. Open to youth and adult players of all abilities. Whether you are looking to improve your basketball fundamentals, conditioning, or just get an edge before your next try out, private sessions can be arranged to fit your schedule!

Register

Blue Jays Youth Baseball

Learn about strategies of the game and improve baseball skills on a team that competes in the Cincinnati Knothole Baseball League. Game schedule provided prior to the start of the season. Don’t forget your glove!

Ages 4 1/2 – 7, Coach Pitch
Sundays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Coach Pitch

Ages 7 1/2 – 9, Class D
Sundays, 2 – 3pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Class D

Ages 9 1/2 – 11, Class C
Sundays, 3 – 4pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class C

Ages 11 1/2 – 13, Class B
Sundays, 4 – 5:30pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class B

Events

Shining Stars Sports Basketball Clinic

March 26 & May 28, 1 – 3pm
Ages 6 – 12 | J Members: $30; public: $40

All abilities and skill levels are welcome. Participants will be divided into groups based upon age and ability to maximize their learning and growth. No try-outs required.

Register

Tin Can Cooking

April 6, 1 – 4pm
Grades 5 – 7 | J Members: $5; public: $10

Come get campy with the JCC as we learn how to cook different types of food on the tin can! We will make yummy treats while getting our camp on!

Registration opens soon. 


Bark with the J

May 29, 1 – 3pm at Red Dog Pet Resort
Humans and canines of all ages are welcome | J Members: $5; public: $10

Bark with the J! Bring your furry friend for a day of fun in the sun planned and organized by JCC Teens. There will be lots of other dogs to play with and other dog park activities.

Registration opens soon. 


Grades 6 – 8 Classes

Shining Stars Sports Private Basketball Training

Times and dates by appointment

Advance your basketball skills with 1:1 private lessons from Shining Star Sports elite trainers. Open to youth and adult players of all abilities. Whether you are looking to improve your basketball fundamentals, conditioning, or just get an edge before your next try out, private sessions can be arranged to fit your schedule!

Register

Blue Jays Youth Baseball

Learn about strategies of the game and improve baseball skills on a team that competes in the Cincinnati Knothole Baseball League. Game schedule provided prior to the start of the season. Don’t forget your glove!

Ages 4 1/2 – 7, Coach Pitch
Sundays, 1 – 2pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Coach Pitch

Ages 7 1/2 – 9, Class D
Sundays, 2 – 3pm; J Member: $99; public: $129

Register for Class D

Ages 9 1/2 – 11, Class C
Sundays, 3 – 4pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class C

Ages 11 1/2 – 13, Class B
Sundays, 4 – 5:30pm; J Member: $109; public: $139

Register for Class B

Math Circles

February 12 & 26, March 12, April 23; 2:30 – 4pm
FREE with RSVP

Meet other kids who share a passion for math when you drop into this FREE, nationally-recognized program with professors from University of Cincinnati and award-winning area high school teachers. Students will be challenged and inspired with intriguing math activities, topics, and puzzles.

RSVP

Events

Shining Stars Sports Basketball Clinic

March 26 & May 28, 1 – 3pm
Ages 6 – 12 | J Members: $30; public: $40

All abilities and skill levels are welcome. Participants will be divided into groups based upon age and ability to maximize their learning and growth. No try-outs required.

Register

Tin Can Cooking

April 6, 1 – 4pm
Grades 5 – 7 | J Members: $5; public: $10

Come get campy with the JCC as we learn how to cook different types of food on the tin can! We will make yummy treats while getting our camp on!

Registration opens soon. 


Bark with the J

May 29, 1 – 3pm at Red Dog Pet Resort
Humans and canines of all ages are welcome | J Members: $5; public: $10

Bark with the J! Bring your furry friend for a day of fun in the sun planned and organized by JCC Teens. There will be lots of other dogs to play with and other dog park activities.

Registration opens soon. 


Grades 9 – 12 Classes

Israeli Dance
Ages 13+

People of all skill levels are encouraged to join this class and take part in authentic, high-energy Israeli folk dancing. There is something for everyone – from popular Israeli dances to more advanced repertoire.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:15pm; J Member: FREE; public: $40

Register

March of the Living Trip

April 19 – May 4, 2017
For High School Seniors with at least one Jewish Parent

Join Jewish teens from all over the world on this trip of a lifetime! Go to Poland on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) and march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex build during World War II. Then travel to Israel to observe Yom HaZikaron (Israel Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel Independence Day).

This trip is organized by the Mayerson JCC, in partnership with the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education. Travel grants are generously funded by The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and administered by the Jewish Federation. Cincy Journey grants are not need based and are offered to Cincinnati Jewish high school seniors who have not already used their high school Israel travel grant.

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Dance Fit with Weights
Ages 16+

Instructor Bonnie Loftspring leads a dynamic group to strengthen your core, build strong posture, and improve flexibility and alignment. Purchase passes at the Welcome Desk.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Wednesdays, 9 – 9:55am; J Member: $150/10 classes


Ballet for Life

Ages 16+

Increase your strength and flexibility with former Cincinnati Ballet principal dancer, Jane Green. Each class is an engaging hour of barre work, center and light weights. Purchase passes at the Welcome Desk.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Mondays, 8 – 8:55am; J Member: $150/10 classes
Fridays, 8 – 8:55am; J Member: $150/10 classes


Teen Athletic Enhancement

Mondays, 4 – 5pm, Thursdays, 4 – 5pm, & Saturdays, 10 – 11am
Ages 12 – 18

Reach your full athletic potential with this Teen Sports Training program for ages 12 – 18! You’ll increase performance, muscular strength, balance, agility, speed, and reaction time training. Participants will also learn how to minimize injuries for sports performance. Train in a small group format, with unlimited visits to any class for one month. 

February 2 – 28; J Member: $99; public: $150
March 2 – 30; J Member: $99; public: $150
April 1 – 30; J Member: $85; public: $125
May 1 – 31; J Member: $99; public: $150
June 1 – 30; J Member: $99; public: $150

Register

Girls Who Code Club
For females, ages 13 – 17

Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet there remain few women in the industry. Let’s do our part to close the gender gap in the tech field! Join national organization, Girls Who Code, and learn how to code with an experienced coder. No experience necessary; bring your own computer.

Spring Session: March 19 – May 27
Thursdays, 6 – 7:30pm; FREE with RSVP

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Teen CPR Training
Ages 13 – 18

Stay safe, and help others! Become CPR-certified with Chief Rogers from the Deer Park Silverton Joint Fire District.

February 12, 1 – 4pm
FREE with RSVP

RSVP

JCC Maccabi Games
August 6 – 11, 2017 – Albany, New York

For Jewish teens, ages 13 – 16 (as of July 31, 2017)

The JCC Maccabi Games® are a one-week Olympic-style athletic competition that includes Jewish culture and social events. Jewish teens gather from across the U.S. and around the world, forming friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

Find Out More

Events

Bark with the J

May 29, 1 – 3pm at Red Dog Pet Resort
Humans and canines of all ages are welcome | J Members: $5; public: $10

Bark with the J! Bring your furry friend for a day of fun in the sun planned and organized by JCC Teens. There will be lots of other dogs to play with and other dog park activities.

Registration opens soon.