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After-School Fun

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

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
  • Day: Monday (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/12-11/21, no class 10/3 and 10/10
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $108/Community $126
  • 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
  • Day: Monday (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/12-11/21, no class 10/3 and 10/10
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $108/Community $126
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro and Personal Trainer

Upcycle! Design and Architecture – REGISTER HERE

Come explore the world of architecture while experimenting with your own artistic designs. Plan, map, engineer, and build while learning about different artistic techniques and exploring both 2-D and sculptural mediums.

  • Ages: K-4
  • Day: Monday (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/12-11/21, no class 10/3, 10/10
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $126/Community $150
  • Instructor: Sarah Ragozin

Kids in Motion Cheer Dance – REGISTER HERE

This class will teach the fundamentals of cheerleading. Cheers, Motions, Dance Jumps, Kicks, Voice Projections and Beginning Tumbling.  (Shoes: White Sneakers.)

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

  • Ages: 5-8 years
  • Day: Monday (15 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/12-1/23, no class 10/3, 10/10, 12/26, 1/2, 1/16
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm

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: 9/12-11/17, no class 10/3, 10/4, 10/10-10/12, 11/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Mondays Members $90/Community $108, Tuesday Members $90/Community $108, Wednesday Members $100/Community $120, Thursdays Members $100/Community $120
  • Location: Cohen Hillel classroom

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
  • Day: Tuesday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-11/22, no class 10/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $154
  • 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)

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

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Day: Tuesday (17 weeks)
  • Dates:  9/13-1/24 (17 weeks), no class 10/4, 10/11, 12/27
  • Time:  3:15pm-4:00pm

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!

  • Day: Tuesdays (9 weeks)
  • Grades: K-3
  • Dates: 9/13-11/22, no class 10/4, 10/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $108/Community $135
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

Opposites Attract – REGISTER HERE

Students will be introduced to different techniques, materials and elements of art guided by weekly lesson themes. We will work on canvas, try some printmaking, use water color and acrylic paints, create collages and more. Some of our weekly themes include: Outside/Inside, Huge/Tiny & Loud/Quiet. Individual creativity is fostered and  encouraged!

  • Day: Tuesdays (9 weeks)
  • Grades: K-3
  • Dates: 9/13-11/22, no class 10/4, 10/11
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $126/Community $150
  • Instructor: Lara Goodman

 

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
  • Day: Wednesday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-11/23, no class 10/12
  • 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
  • Day: Wednesday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-11/23, no class 10/12
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Members $132/Community $154
  • 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.

  • Grade: K–2 Beginners and Advanced White Belts
  • Day: Wednesday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7–11/16, no class 10/12
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $175
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

  • Grade: K–2 Advanced White Belts
  • Day: Friday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/9–11/18
  • Time: 3:10pm–3:55pm
  • Fee: Members $154/Community $194
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

 

  • Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts
  • Day: Wednesday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7–11/16, no class 10/12
  • Time: 3:15pm–4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $175
  • 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: 9/9–11/18
  • Time: 3:10pm–3:55pm
  • Fee: Members $154/Community $194
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Green Belts and Up – REGISTER HERE

Session 1
  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week, 11 classes)
  • Dates: 9/7-10/14, no class on 10/12
  • Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm–4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Members $154/Community $194
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Green Belts and Up – REGISTER HERE

Session 2
  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week, 10 classes)
  • Dates: 10/19-11/18
  • Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm–4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $175
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

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

  • Day: Wednesday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/14-11/23, no class 10/12
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $168
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy Computer Lab
  • Instructor: Lea Winkler

Animals: Real  and Imagined – REGISTER HERE

What is the difference between bird and bat wings? What would a cross between a t-rex and a giraffe look like? If you are an inspiring artist, scientist, or creature creator, then come explore the world of real and imagined animals. Using both 2-D and sculptural mediums, we will examine and create animals, as well as imagine our own unique hybrids.

  • Day: Wednesday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/14-11/23, no class 10/12
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $168
  • Instructor: Sarah Ragozin

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.) For more information on Kids in Motion classes and to register go to kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Day: Wednesday (16 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/14-1/25, no class 10/12, 11/23, 12/21, 12/28
  • Time: 3:10pm-4:00pm

 

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
  • Day: Thursday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/8-11/17, no class 11/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $168
  • 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)

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

  • Ages: 6-9 years
  • Day: Thursday (17 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/15-1/26, no class 11/24, 12/22, 12/29
  • 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
  • Day: Thursday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/15-11/17, no class 11/24
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Class Only $140/J Adv $150
  • 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
  • Day: Thursday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/15-11/17, no class 11/24
  • Time: 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $168
  • 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
  • Day: Thursday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/15-11/17, no class 11/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $140/Community $168
  • Location: Cohen Hillel Academy MPR
  • Instructor: Morah Lea

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
  • Day: Thursdays (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/15-11/17, no class 11/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $120/Community $150
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins

 

Fridays

Friday FunZone – REGISTER HERE

Friday FunZone is back! We’ll 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 (9 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/16-11/18
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Members $90/Community $108
  • Location: JCCNS Outdoor Campus/Gym