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After-School Fun

There’s always something fun in the afternoon at the J! Choose from Art classes, 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.

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

MONDAYS

Piano with Noa

Private piano lessons available with talented Noa Shimshony, Music Instructor at Epstein Hillel School. Become a master on the keys! Beginners and all levels welcome!

  • Ages: 6-10 years
  • Days: Monday and Wednesday available
  • Dates: 9/11-12/6, no class 9/20, 10/9
  • Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm *30 minute lessons
  • Fee: Member $45 per lesson/Community $50
  • Instructor: Noa Shimshony

Beginner Tennis

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Day: Monday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11-12/4, no class 10/9
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $143/Community $182
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Intermediate Tennis

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

  • Ages: 9-10 years
  • Day: Monday (13weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11-12/4, no class 10/9
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Member $143/Community $182
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Kids in Motion Hip Hop/Tumbling

Students will learn skills such as hand stands, chin stands, cart wheels, backbends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks while learning dance moves to age appropriate pop music. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, strength and flexibility while getting their groove on at the same time. (Shoes: White acro shoes)

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: 9/18-1/25, no class 10/9, 12/25, 1/1 and 1/15
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm

Yoga

Yoga for kids is a great way for your children to develop a strong and flexible body, increase balance, body awareness and coordination. Yoga has been proven to calm both mind and body, reduce anxiety, promote self-confidence, and develops discipline and self-control. Your kids can build a healthy lifestyle and well-being at this new after-school class!

  • Grades: K-3
  • Day: Monday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11-12/4, no class 10/9
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $218
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins, Wellness Director

Epstein Hillel School/JCCNS Soccer Clinic

The JCCNS is proud to partner with Epstein Hillel School and Danvers Indoor Sports to offer soccer for our young athletes! Warm-ups, drills and soccer games will all take place at the JCCNS Lower Field. Rain plan: athletes will learn about soccer history with Coach Dan inside the JCCNS.

  • Grades: K-3
  • Day: Monday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/11-12/4, no class 10/9
  • Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • To register: contact Deana Filipiak at dfilipiak@jccns.com

TUESDAYS

Beginner Tennis

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Day: Tuesday (14 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/5-12/5
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $154/Community $196
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Kids In Motion Hip Hop

This high energy dance class teaches age-appropriate funk moves set to pop music. This class will develop the 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: White soled sneakers which are NOT dancers outside shoes, comfortable pants or shorts. No jeans.)

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: 9/18-1/25, no class 10/10, 12/26
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm

 

  • Ages: 8-10 years
  • Day: Tuesday (17 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/18-1/25, no class 10/10, 12/26
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

J Jump Kids

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-2
  • Day: Tuesday (14 Weeks)
  • Dates: 9/5-12/5
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $196/Community $233
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins, Health and wellness director

Flag football

Flag football is here! Young athletes can learn the basics of one of America’s most popular games! Kids will learn core components of passing, catching and de-flagging all in a fun and positive environment. Flag football gives every kid the chance to be a star player!

  • Grades: K-2
  • Day: Tuesday (14 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/5-12/5
  • Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Fee: Member $196/Community $233
  • Instructor: Blake Forman, Certified Personal Trainer

Wednesdays

Beginner Tennis

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-12/6, no class 9/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $143/Community $182
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Kids in Motion Dance Combo

A ballet, jazz, and tap combination class. This class will give the students a base and exposure to different types of dance. The combo class helps keep the children excited, interested and focused. (Shoes: Pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes and tan jazz shoes.)

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

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Day: Wednesday (15 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/18-1/25, no class 9/20, 11/22, 12/20, 12/27
  • Time: 3:10pm-4:00pm

Intermediate Tennis

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

  • Ages: 9-10 years
  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-12/6, no class 9/20
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:50pm
  • Fee: Member $143/Community $182
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Tae Kwon Do

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 (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-12/6, no class 9/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $227
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts

  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-12/6, no class 9/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $227
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts

  • Day: Friday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/8-12/8, no class 9/29, 11/10, 11/24
  • Time: 3:10pm-3:55pm
  • Fee: Member $140/Community $175
  • 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: 9/6-12/8, no class 9/20, 9/29, 11/10, 11/24
  • Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm Wednesday
  • Time: 3:10pm-4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Member $322/Community $402.50
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Code Crew

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.

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Day: Wednesday (11 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/6-12/6, no class 9/20, 11/15, 11/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $154/Community $184
  • Location: Epstein Hillel School Computer Lab
  • Instructor: Lea Winkler

ThursdayS

Beginner Tennis

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Day: Thursday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-12/7, no class 9/21, 11/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $132/Community $168
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Kids in Motion Jazz/Funk

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 (15 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/18-1/25, no class 9/21, 11/23, 12/21 and 12/28
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

Beginner Chess

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 (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-12/7, no class 9/21, 11/23
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $200
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Mikhail Perelshtyn, Chess Master

Intermediate Chess

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 (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-12/7, no class 9/21, 11/23
  • Time: 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $200
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Mikhail Perelshtyn, Chess Master

Morah Lea’s Kitchen

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
  • Day: Thursday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-12/7, no class 9/21, 10/5, 10/12, 11/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $150/Community $180
  • Location: Epstein Hillel School
  • Instructor: Morah Lea

Nature Crew

End the week learning about nature and all it has to offer!  We’ll work with the outside world of plants, animals and their habitats!  We’ll do science experiments, go on nature walks and so much more!  Bring your curiosity and join our Nature Crew!

  • Grades:  K-3
  • Days:  Friday (10 weeks)
  • Dates:  9/8-12/8, no class 9/22, 9/29, 11/10, 11/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: member $140/community $165
  • Location: meet in JCCNS Ocean Room
  • Instructor: J Adventure staff

Art

This class is perfect for those looking to be hands on with every project! Children are encouraged to use their creativity and imagination through a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpting and paper-mache. Young artists will create art from recycled materials, make jewelry, and will explore making blankets out of felt, flannel, T-shirts and even tape! If art is your thing, join us in an exciting art class that promotes developing one’s crafting skills in a relaxed environment!

  • Grades: K-3
  • Day: Thursday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/7-12/7, no class 9/21, 11/23
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $200
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Gina Rushton

Friday

Friday FunZone

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-3
  • Day: Friday (10 weeks)
  • Dates: 9/8-12/8, no class 9/22, 9/29, 11/10, 11/24
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $140/Community $165
  • Location: JCCNS Outdoor Campus/Gym
  • Instructor: Jen Locke