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After-School Fun

There’s always something fun in the afternoon at the JCCNS! 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.

Contact JCCNS J Adventure Director, Deana Filipiak or 781-631-8330, extension 1069.

 

NEW YOUTH BASKETBALL OFFERING ON WEDNESDAYS from 4:00pm-5:00pm at the JCCNS

J Adventure is excited to partner with Cohen Hillel Academy and Danvers Indoor Sports to offer a youth basketball program!  Grades K-2 and 3-8 will learn the fundamentals of the sport from 4pm-5pm on Wednesdays at the JCCNS!  Please contact J Adventure Director, Deana Filipiak at dfilipiak@jccns.com  to register and for more information.

 

 

MONDAYS

Beginner Tennis – REGISTER HERE 

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 11/28-3/6 (11 weeks), no class 12/26, 1/2, 1/16 and 2/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $154
  • 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: 11/28-3/6 (11 weeks), no class 12/26, 1/2, 1/16 and 2/20
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $154
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Jewelry Making – REGISTER HERE

Bracelets and necklaces and pins, oh my! Learn macrame, beading and make new friends. We will create lots wearable jewelry and a few decorative pieces too. Prerequisite: Children must be able to tie an overhand knot.

  • Ages: 5-11 years
  • Dates: 11/28-3/6 (11 weeks), no class 12/26, 1/2, 1/16 and 2/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • Fee: Members $154 Community $183

Kids in Motion Hip Hop/Tumbling – REGISTER HERE

This class will teach handstands, chin stands, cart wheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks while learning dance moves to age appropriate pop music. This class is great for students who have an interest in gymnastics and who are looking to improve their agility, strength and flexibility while getting their groove on!  (Shoes: White Acro Shoes).

For more information on Kids in Motion classes go to: www.kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 5-8 years
  • Dates: 9/12-1/23 (15 weeks) no class 10/3, 10/10, 12/26, 1/2, 1/16
    *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm

Kids in Motion Jazz Funk – REGISTER HERE

This class will incorporate elements of classical jazz dance technique combined with funky street style, hip hop movement especially for your tween!

  • Ages: 10-13 years
  • Dates: 9/12-1/23 (15 weeks) no class 10/3, 10/10, 12/26, 1/2, 1/16
    *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

Tuesdays

Tennis – REGISTER HERE

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 11/29-3/7 (13 weeks), no class 12/27 and 2/21
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $156/Community $182
  • 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. This class will develop your dancer’s rhythm and coordination while encouraging freedom of movement. This class is perfect for young dancers of all skill levels who will benefit from the energy, creativity and self-expression that Hip Hop offers. (Shoes: Black Sneakers)

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Dates: 9/13-1/24 (17 weeks), no class 10/4, 10/11, 12/27 *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time:  3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Ages: 8-10 years
  • Dates: 9/13-1/24 (17 weeks), no class 10/4, 10/11, 12/27 *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

For more information on Kids in Motion classes go to: www.kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

The Art in Cooking – REGISTER HERE

Cooking is an art! Did you know that if your child helps to make a healthy meal, (s)he is more likely to want to eat it? Kids will create healthy snacks and meals like scrambled tofu with homemade ketchup, bean salads, veggie tacos and smoothies. All meals will be vegetarian, gluten, sugar and nut free.

  • Ages: 5-10 years
  • Dates: 11/29-3/7 (13 weeks), no class 12/27 and 2/21
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $218
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Lara Goodman

J Jump Kids – 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: 11/29-3/7 (13 weeks), no class 12/27 and 2/21
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $195
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

Kids in Motion Hip Hop for Tweens – REGISTER HERE

This high energy dance class for your tween teaches age-appropriate funk moves set to pop music. This class will develop your dancer’s rhythm and coordination while encouraging freedom of movement.  This class is perfect for dancers of all skill levels who will benefit from the energy, self-expression and creativity that hip hop has to offer.

  • Ages: 10+ years
  • Dates: 9/13-1/24 (17 weeks), no class 10/4, 10/11, 12/27 *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time: 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • Ages: 12+ years
  • Dates: 9/13-1/24 (17 weeks), no class 10/4, 10/11, 12/27 *Tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Time: 6:45pm-7:45pm

For more information on Kids in Motion classes go to: www.kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.*Tuition will be prorated.

Wednesdays

Beginner Tennis – REGISTER HERE

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 11/30-3/8 (13 weeks), no class 12/28 and 2/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $156/Community $182
  • 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: 11/30-3/8 (13 weeks), no class 12/28 and 2/22
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $156/Community $182
  • 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. Participants 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 and is mandatory for testing purposes. Check must be made payable to the JCCNS.  Tournament participation is not mandatory.

  • Grades: K–2 Beginners and Advanced White Belts
  • Dates: 11/30-3/8, (13 weeks) no class 12/28, 2/22
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $182/Community $228
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

  • Grades: K–2 Beginners and Advanced White Belts
  • Dates: 11/30-3/8, (13 weeks) no class 12/28, 2/22
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $182/Community $228
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

  • Grades: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts
  • Dates: 11/30-3/8, (13 weeks) no class 12/28, 2/22
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $182/Community $228
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

  • Green Belts and Up
  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week, 13 weeks)
  • Dates: 11/30-3/10, no class 12/28, 12/30, 2/22, 2/24
  • Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm–4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Members $364/Community $455
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Theater Class – REGISTER HERE

Do you have a dramatic flair? Have you ever thought about acting in a play? If you answered yes to either of these questions then this is the class for you! Come and learn about theater in a fun and laid-back environment. You’ll learn theater basics while working towards a short one-act play to be performed for your family members. Deborah is the Cultural Arts Specialist at Cohen Hillel Academy and has worked over 10 years with middle-school aged actors in a workshop setting.

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Dates: 11/30-2/8, (13 weeks) no class 12/7, 12/28
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • Fee: Member $140/Community $175
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy stage
  • Instructor: Deborah Finkelstein, Cultural Arts Specialist

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 various projects using skills they learn from week to week

  • Dates: 11/30-3/8, (12 weeks) no class 12/7, 12/28, 2/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $201
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy Computer Lab
  • Instructor: Lea Winkler

Kids in Motion Dance Combo – REGISTER HERE

This class is a ballet, tap and jazz combination class. This class will give the students a base and exposure to different types of dance. The combo class keeps children excited, interested and focused on dance. (Shoes: Pink ballet slippers, Black tap shoes and Tan jazz shoes).

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Dates: 9/14-1/25 (16 weeks), no class 10/12, 11/23, 12/21, 12/28
    *Tuition will be prorated.
  • Time: 3:10pm-4:00pm

Thursdays

Beginner Tennis – REGISTER HERE

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Dates: 12/1-3/9 (13 weeks), no class 12/29 and 2/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $156/Community $182
  • 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. (Shoes: Tan jazz shoes)

  • Ages: 6-9 years
  • Dates: 9/15-1/26 (17 weeks), no class 11/24, 12/22, 12/29
    *Tuition will be prorated.
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

For more information on Kids in Motion classes go to: www.kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

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: 12/1-3/9, (13 weeks) no class 12/29, 2/23
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $218
  • 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: 12/1-3/9, (13 weeks) no class 12/29, 2/23
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $218
  • 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!

  • Grades: K-4
  • Dates: 12/1-3/9, (12 weeks) no class 12/8, 12/29, 2/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Class Only $168/J Adv $201
  • 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: 12/1-3/9, (13 weeks) no class 12/29, 2/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $156/Community $195
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

Arts & Crafts – REGISTER HERE

This is great for artists looking to be hands on with every project!  Children are encouraged to use their creativity and imagination through variety of different mediums ranging from painting, drawing, sculpting, and paper mache.  Young artists will also create pieces of art from recycled materials, jewelry making, and even creating a variety of blankets and bags out of felt, flannel, old T-shirts… even tape! Join us for the basics of arts and crafts skills in a fun, relaxed environment!

  • Grades: K-4
  • Dates: 12/1-3/9, (13 weeks) no class 12/29, 2/23
  • Time: 3:30pm-4:15pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $218
  • Location: J Adventure Room

Fridays

Friday FunZone – REGISTER HERE

Friday FunZone is back! We’ll play team games and activities in the gym. Wrap up your week having fun with friends!

  • Grades: K-4
  • Dates: 12/2-3/10, (13 weeks) no class 12/30, 2/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $130/Community $156
  • Location: JCCNS Outdoor Campus/Gym

Tae Kwon Do – REGISTER HERE

Tae Kwon Do is the popular Korean martial art known for its dynamic kicking techniques. Participants 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.

  • Grades: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts
  • Dates: 12/2-3/10, (13 weeks) no class 12/30, 2/24
  • Time: 3:10pm–3:55pm
  • Fee: Members $182/Community $229
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio