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SPRING SESSION: After-school Afternoons at the J

Spring 2018 Spring into the sunshine at the JCCNS!

As Springtime emerges in New England, we’re ready for some fun new programming here at the JCCNS!  Our After-school J Adventure program has so many new offerings.  Join us Monday-Friday for after-school programs!

Check out our 2018 Spring Guide for new classes, events and programs  CLICK HERE: jccns.org/spring-2018-at-the-jccns-programs-classes-events-and-more/

 

MONDAYS

Yoga – Register HERE

Yoga for kids is a great way for 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 develop discipline and self-control. Kids can build a healthy lifestyle and well-being at this new after-school class!

  • Ages: 5- 12 years
  • Day: Monday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/19-6/18, No Class 4/16, 5/28
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $200
  • Location: Group X Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins, Wellness Director

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 (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/19-6/18, No Class 4/16, 5/28
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $144/Community $168
  • Location: Tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Photography – Register HERE

This inclusive class is an introduction to the basics of photography.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Monday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/19-6/18, No Class 4/16, 5/28
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $192/Community $228
  • location: Ocean room
  • Instructor: Gordon Woodfin

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 (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/19-6/18, No Class 4/16, 5/28
  • Time: 4:15pm-5:00pm
  • Fee: Member $144/Community $168
  • Location: tennis court/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Basketball Clinic – Register HERE

For more experienced players, this class offers more in-depth skill instruction. Advance your dribbling, shooting, passing and defensive skills, while developing strength and agility needed for game play.

  • Ages: 7-12 years
  • Day: Monday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/19-6/18, No Class 4/16, 5/28
  • Time: 3:30pm-4:15pm
  • Fee: Member $144/Community $168
  • Location: JCCNS Gym
  • Instructor: Blake Forman

 

TUESDAYS

Beginner Tennis – Register HERE

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

  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Day: Tuesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/20-6/19, No Class 4/17
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • Location: Tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Jen Bishop, PTR CERt. Instructor

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 and releasing their cold-weather energy!

  • Grades: 5-12 years
  • Day: Tuesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/20-6/19, No Class 4/17
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Group Ex Studio
  • Instructor: Mary Pat Hawkins, Health & wellness director

Arts & Crafts – Register HERE

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!

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Tuesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/20-6/19, No Class 4/17
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: bethany hapgood

Dodgeball – Register HERE

This age-old, fun-filled game of throwing and catching a soft indoor ball is a great way for kids to get out their after-school energy! Promoting team-building and physical coordination, dodgeball is a favorite among kids of all ages.

  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Day: Tuesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/20-6/19, No Class 4/17
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • Location: Gym
  • Instructor: Blake Forman

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 the dancer’s rhythm and coordination while encouraging freedom of movement. 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 (14 weeks)
  • Dates: 1/29-5/17, no class 2/17, 4/17
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Ages: 8-10 years
  • Day: Tuesday (14 Weeks)
  • Dates: 1/29-5/17, no class 2/17, 4/17
  • Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

 

WEDNESDAYS

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 (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $228
  • 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: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $228
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Grade: 3 & Up, White and Yellow Belts

  • Day: Friday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/23-6/22, No Class 3/30, 4/20
  • Time: 3:10pm-3:55pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $210
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Green Belts and Up

  • Days: Wednesday & Friday (2 days per week)
  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Day: Friday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/23-6/22, No Class 3/30, 4/20
  • Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm Wednesday; 3:10pm-4:10pm Friday
  • Fee: Member $350/Community $438
  • Instructor: Dennis Goldsmith, M.Ed., 8th degree Black Belt
  • Location: Group Exercise Studio

Kids in Motion Dance Combo – Register HERE

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 kidsinmotiondancestudio.com.

  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Day: Wednesday (14 weeks)
  • Dates: 1/29-5/17, no class 2/18, 4/18
  • Time: 3:10pm-4:00pm
  • location: wkR

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.

  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Epstein Hillel Computer Lab
  • Instructor: Lea Winkler

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 (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • location: tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

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 (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 4:15pm-5:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • location: tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Soccer – Register HERE

In partnership with Epstein Hillel School, we are offering a fabulous spring soccer program with the expertise of coaches from Danvers Indoor Sports. Learn the basics of shooting, passing, juggling and ball control or improve your already honed skills, and increase speed and agility… all while having fun!

To register, please contact Dan Sardilli at dan@danversindoorsports.com or Terence Macken at tmacken@epsteinhillel.org.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Wednesday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/21-6/20, No Class 4/18
  • Time: 4:15pm-5:00pm
  • Fee: $100
  • location: Gym/outdoor campus
  • Instructor: Danvers Indoor Sports

 

THURSDAY

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: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • location: tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro

Running Club – Register HERE

Grab your running sneakers and water bottle for this new running program!  Participants will build their endurance with outdoor runs, sprints, and drills on the JCCNS campus, with indoor agility and training exercises to take place at EHS on inclement weather days.  New and experienced runners welcome. Great for training for other sports!

  • Ages: 9-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • location: epstein hillel school/outdoor campus
  • Instructor: Christopher Havens

Kids in Motion Hip Hop/Tumbling – Register HERE

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: Thursday (14 weeks)
  • Dates: 1/29-5/17, no class 2/22, 4/22
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • location: WKR

Arts and Crafts – Register HERE

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!

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Bethany Hapgood

Painting and Drawing-– Register HERE

Participants will learn basics and master additional skills in the fine arts of painting and drawing through a variety of fun projects and activities.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Transition Room
  • Instructor: Gina Rushton

 

 

Flag Football – Register HERE

Flag Football is back at the JCCNS! 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.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:30pm-4:15pm
  • Fee: Member $156/Community $182
  • Location: Gym
  • Instructor: JCCNS Staff

 

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.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Mikhail Perelshtyn, Chess Master

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.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Thursday (13 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/22-6/21, No Class 4/19
  • Time: 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Fee: Member $182/Community $217
  • Location: Ocean Room
  • Instructor: Mikhail Perelshtyn, Chess Master

 

FRIDAY

 

 

Nature Crew – Register HERE

We are now offering Nature Crew – a chance for kids to get outside and learn about nature! From plant identification to outdoor arts, this class will open your child’s eyes to the wonders of the natural world around them.

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Day: Friday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/23-6/22, No Class 3/30, 4/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $168/Community $200
  • Location: JCCNS Outdoor Campus/WKL
  • Instructor: JCCNS Staff

Junior Intermediate Tennis – Register HERE

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

  • Ages: 7-9 years
  • Day: Friday (12 weeks)
  • Dates: 3/23-6/22, No Class 3/30, 4/20
  • Time: 3:15pm-4:00pm
  • Fee: Member $144/Community $168
  • location: tennis courts/gym
  • Instructor: Joe Reagan, USPTA Cert. Pro