PROGRAM GUIDESPRING 2011                               SQUIRREL HILL               RING”      Text “SP          to 94253 r...
CONTENTS                                                                                                     SUPPORT      ...
JCCPGH.ORGTO LEARN ABOUT                                               STAY CONNECTED                                     ...
CENTERFIT PLATINUM                                The Best Place to RelaxSPRING 2011                                JOIN T...
CENTERFIT PLATINUM                                            Couples Massage                                             ...
K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY)                                Jewish values guide and enrich the JCC.       Passover Crash CourseSPR...
K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY)                                             Israel and the Arts with                                 ...
K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY)                                                                               Pesach (Passover)SPRING...
TRAVELAmazing Journeys                           TRIPS FOR                                                                ...
EARLY CHILDHOODSPRING 2011                                ANNABELLE RUBINSTEIN                       • Chalav u’ Dvash Heb...
EARLY CHILDHOODOur Staff                                        Scholastic Book Fair                                      ...
MY BABY & ME                                Contact Miriam Abramovich, ext. 398, or      Manic MotherhoodSPRING 2011      ...
MY BABY & MEKindermusik Village: Hickory,               EVENTS                                                            ...
J&R DAY CAMPSPRING 2011                                J&R Day Camp: age 3-grade 5                   J&R Stepping Stones H...
NOAR/BOGRIMNoar/Bogrim Travel Camp:grades 6-9                                                  Transportation             ...
PERFORMING ARTS CAMPSPRING 2011                                PHILIP CHOSKY PERFORMING                    Drama          ...
EMMA KAUFMANN CAMP                                                                                SPRING 2011Contact Steph...
SPECIALTY CAMPS                                Call Kelly Young, ext. 220.                 JULY 25-29SPRING 2011          ...
SPECIALTY CAMPS                                                                                        SPRING 2011Fine Art...
SPECIAL NEEDS                                 Call Liza Baron, ext. 241.                Teen After-School CenterSPRING 201...
AFTER SCHOOL                                                                                                  SPRING 2011C...
CHILDREN & TEENS                                BIRTHDAY PARTIES                              Create Your Own Party: ages ...
CHILDREN & TEENSPROGRAMS                                                                                              SPRI...
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  1. 1. PROGRAM GUIDESPRING 2011 SQUIRREL HILL RING” Text “SP to 94253 r ial Offe for SpecJewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh VOL. 8 NO. 2
  2. 2. CONTENTS SUPPORT THE JCC You Can Make a Difference Philip Chosky, Herbert G. CONTENTSSPRING 2011 Feldman, Virginia Kaufman and After School Clubhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Charles Kaufman have made a AgeWell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 difference at the JCC. American Jewish Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Phil Chosky, who died in Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 January, founded Rosedale Centerfit Platinum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Technical Institute in Pittsburgh Children and Teens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 and the Electronic Institutes in Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. His Early Childhood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 generosity supports The Philip Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Chosky Performing Arts Group Exercise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Program at the JCC and Beit K’hillah (Community) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Chosky/C.I.T. Housing at Emma My Baby and Me . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Personal Training. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Kaufmann Camp, as well as Preschool Gym . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 many other Pittsburgh SilverSneakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 organizations. Special Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Sports and Rec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Herb Feldman appointed his Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 friends David Rothbart and Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Mary Zielinski, who are now Youth Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 deceased, and Clara Verbin, to Youth Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 act as Directors of his Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back page foundation. Mr. Feldman’s Membership rates . . . . . . . . . . JCCPGH.org legacy has been supporting the Thanks to our Sponsors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 JCC Scholarship Fund since 2000 and this year will support capital improvements as well. Virginia Kaufman, who died in For More Information 2008, and Charles Kaufman, Membership Services who died in September 2010, 412-521-8011, ext. 534 were devoted siblings. Both membership@jccpgh.org included substantial bequests to the JCC as part of theirREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG Membership Sales 412-521-8011, ext.176 estate plans. Though they lived membership@jccpgh.org modestly, their estate gifts to the JCC are a lasting tribute of Financial Assistance Karen Clarke their generosity to the Center. 412-521-8011, ext. 224 Philip Chosky, Herbert G. Employment Feldman, Virginia Kaufman and Karen Kozel Charles Kaufman made a 412-521-8011, ext. 361 difference—a difference that Facility Rentals impacts what the JCC provides Stacey Gentile the community every day. 412-521-8011, ext. 341 For more information on how JCC Squirrel Hill 412-521-8010 you can make a difference, contact Mayda Roth, CFRE, TTY (hearing impaired) Director of Development, at 412-208-9102 412-521-8011, ext. 363 or JCC South Hills mroth@jccpgh.org. 412-278-19752
  3. 3. JCCPGH.ORGTO LEARN ABOUT STAY CONNECTED SPRING 2011JCC MEMBERSHIP Follow ChelseaVISIT JCCPGH.ORG Follow JCC memberHow to create your online Chelsea as she works to lose weight, gainaccount: strength, and build a1. Go to JCCPGH.org and click the healthy lifestyle. Share “Members” link at the top of the page her journey through the next to the search box "Following Chelsea"2. Click “Create an Account” blog.3. Choose one of the three “Find Me” JCCPGH.org/page/followingchelsea options to locate your account and @followingchels via Twitter4. Create your user ID and password JCC Energy TransformationsHow to register for a program A series of video testimonials byonline: JCC members who are1. Search for programs by interest, age, transforming their lives, supported and group or department motivated by the experts and programs at the JCC.2. Log in to your account3. Select the person to register by JCCPGH.org/page/transformation changing “Buy For”4. Check out JCC Fitness Tips and Monthly Wellness CalendarQuestions? View monthly tips by JCC fitnessContact Membership experts.Services, 412-521-8011, JCCPGH.org/page/fitnessext. 534.Text “SPRING”to 94253 for CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONSpecial OfferJCC membership is open to everyone regardless ofrace, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability orsexual orientation. MISSIONThe JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and STATEMENTdoes not unlawfully discriminate on the basis ofany status or condition protected by applicable The mission of the Jewish Communityfederal or state law. Center of Greater Pittsburgh is to enrich our community by cultivating an inclusive, dynamic environment built upon Jewish values, heritage and culture. We offer The Program Guide is published programs of excellence that span the life cycle and strengthen the physical, quarterly by the Jewish Community intellectual, and spiritual well-being of Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 individuals and families from generation to Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. generation. 3
  4. 4. CENTERFIT PLATINUM The Best Place to RelaxSPRING 2011 JOIN TODAY FOR THESE BENEFITS Men and women can enjoy exclusive adults-only spa-style locker rooms and concierge services that provide serenity and comfort, as well as free exercise classes and discounted services: • ALL Group Exercise, Yoga, Spinning and Pilates classes are FREE • FREE Racquetball/Squash/Handball Court time • DISCOUNT of up to 10% off Personal Training Contracts • DISCOUNT on Massage up to 20% • Steam, sauna and whirlpool • Towel service, hair dryers and toiletries • Free coffee and tea Take a virtual tour of Centerfit Platinum at JCCPGH.org/page/centerfit_platinum NEW! STAFF RETREATS AT THE JCC The JCC is a convenient, versatile and unique facility for customizedREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG retreats. Re-energize your staff in a non-office setting by treating them to private fitness and wellness classes, a chance to relax in a whirlpool or sauna, play team sports, enjoy a meal or snack, and meet in private comfortable settings. We provide the facilities, services and staff to make your staff retreat a useful, enjoyable and enriching experience. Call Patti Sciulli at ext. 273 to help plan your Staff Retreat or for more in- formation.4
  5. 5. CENTERFIT PLATINUM Couples Massage SPRING 2011 TO JOIN, CALL THE MEMBERSHIP OFFICE, Two massage therapists provide a EXT. 176, OR GO TO couple, mother and daughter, or two JCCPGH.ORG/PAGE/JOIN siblings or friends with individualized massages while the clients relax in each ALL Group Exercise classes are FREE other’s company. to Centerfit Platinum members, including yoga, Pilates and Spinning. Massage Fees Centerfit Platinum Members Half hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25MASSAGE Full hour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50 10 half-hour coupons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $225SERVICES Half-hour table massage . . . . . . . . . . . . $20Call ext. 267 for an appointment. One-hour table massage . . . . . . . . . . . . $40Massage at Centerfit Platinum is a 10 half-hour table massage couponsrelaxing and rejuvenating experience, $180far removed from life’s fast-paced Couples massage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $110environment. Our facilities include three Now availablenewly renovated, private massage Hot Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $125rooms and a new coed massage room. Salt Scrub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75 Sugar Gloss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75Swedish Massage Mud Wrap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75The most common form of massage,used to promote general relaxation, Guest Feesimprove circulation and ease everyday General Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10aches and pains Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15Sports Massage Mother-Daughter DaysA deep tissue massage using specific Enjoy Centerfit Platinum with yourstrokes to help athletes obtain mother, daughter or granddaughter.maximum performance and physical Children must be at least 13 years old.conditioning by increasing power, Sundaysendurance and mobility both before March 13, April 10, May 15 CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONand after an event or exercise 4-6 pm No feeTherapeutic MassageA combination of massage techniquesdesigned to help relieve chronic jointpain and benefit the skeletal/muscularsystem by improving circulation,increasing joint flexibility, promotingquicker healing of injured muscle tissue,and improving posture and bodymechanicsBasic Table MassageTraditional Men’s Centerfit Platinumrubdown increases circulation andpromotes relaxation 5
  6. 6. K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY) Jewish values guide and enrich the JCC. Passover Crash CourseSPRING 2011 Underlying the JCC’s vitality are core for Parents Jewish tenets transcending generations, Learn everything you need to know to epitomized by the story of Abraham and make your Passover experience Sarah’s tent. In the story, Abraham so meaningful and memorable for your values welcoming guests that he entire family. Special emphasis on how interrupts G-d to greet three strangers, to engage your children in the Passover invite them in and offer refreshment. Seder. Creative ideas in how to create a The JCC strives to build a culture that in- family friendly Seder. Make your corporates this Biblical philosophy, wel- Passover engaging, compelling and coming each person entering our interesting! Recipes will also be shared. facilities. Focused on what transpires Sundays every day inside our “tent,” the JCC as- April 3 and 10 pires to be a center of learning, joy, 3-4:30 pm growth and respect for diversity regard- No fee; free babysitting available less of how or whether one worships. Room 204 PROGRAMS WITH Workshops for Interfaith RABBI DONNI Couples AARON Join other interfaith couples and a rabbi in an open, inclusive environment, For the listed programs, please RSVP to designed to help couples where one Rabbi Donni Aaron at daaron@jccpgh.org partner in the relationship is Jewish and or call ext. 215. one partner is of another faith. Examine topics such as identity, child-raising, Pajama Havdalah and Shira celebrating holidays and interaction B’Tzibur (singing Israeli songs) with other families and the community. Come in your pajamas to a Shabbat Discuss various options for how to play goodbye party. Smell the spices, watch out Judaism in your relationship and the candle shine, sing and munch on family. Strengthen your communication cookies and milk. We will have an Israeli and visioning skills that support your music sing-along with our Community relationship as challenges surface. Shlichah Leehee Kanne. Mondays Saturday, March 26 March 28, April 4, April 11 4-5:30 pmREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG 7-8 pm No fee No fee; free babysitting available Levinson B Room 202 Raising a Jewish Family Coffee, Tea and Snacks with Explore basic Jewish principles and the Rabbi discuss how to get your family involved Whether you are a coffee or tea drinker, in Judaism. The class will address such or just someone who wants to shmooze topics as Shabbat, holidays, life cycle with a Rabbi, you are welcome to come events, bedtime rituals, Bible stories and and join Rabbi Donni Aaron, Jewish ethics in an open and welcoming Educator of the JCC. environment. No prior knowledge is necessary. Tuesdays, 9:30 am March 15-May 24 Saturdays No fee; no need to register March 19, March 26, April 2 Room 202 3-4 pm No fee; free babysitting available Room 3076
  7. 7. K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY) Israel and the Arts with SPRING 2011 Rabbi Donni Aaron Call Nicole Mezare, ext. 278 Meet with Rabbi Donni Aaron for a class about Israel through different artistic media such as photography and poetry. 2nd Tuesday of the month 1-2 pm, Room 202 No fee HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS Shabbat Shabbat is observed from sundown Friday until Saturday night. Shabbat is a day of rest and spiritual enrichment. To sanctify the Sabbath, we say a blessing over wine and eat a special braided egg bread, challah. Shabbat is welcomed every Friday with celebrations by the Early Childhood Development Center, Clubhouse and AgeWell’s Independent Adult Services Department.Hekhsher TzedekWhat does it mean to eat ethically? It is Got Shabbat?about appreciating the fundamental Great Shabbat-related program for youunity of the ethical and ritual and your little ones. Learn, celebrate,dimensions of Jewish law as they relate craft and snack with us!to kashrut, and working to ensure thatwe safeguard that unity. The hekhsher Saturday, April 9tzedek will indicate that a kosher 4 pm, Levinson Hall CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONproduct was made in compliance with a Free and open to the community.set of social justice criteria, in keepingwith the teachings of the Jewish faith. Family Shabbat DinnerCome and learn more about this Celebrate Shabbat with food, songs andfascinating development in Jewish law. Rabbi Donni will be on hand with herSunday, April 10 shiny blue guitar. Dinner will be served2-3 pm at 6:15 pm.No fee; free babysitting available Friday, March 11Room 204 Friday, May 13 5:45 pmCurrent Events Class $12/adult; $5/child age 2 and olderCall Nicole Mezare, ext. 278. JCC members onlyHear guest rabbis discuss politics, bothdomestic and international, led by RabbiDonni Aaron.Fridays10:30-11:30 amRoom 307No fee 7
  8. 8. K’HILLAH (COMMUNITY) Pesach (Passover)SPRING 2011 SANDY AND EDGAR SNYDER April 18-26 FAMILY PURIM CARNIVAL Pesach commemorates the deliverance Call Liza Baron, ext. 241. of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt and the birth of an independent Join us for the BIGGEST indoor fun day and free people. It is also known as Chag at the JCC. Climb Shushan Mountain, HaMatzot (the feast of unleavened play water games at the Purim Pool bread) in remembrance of the time Party, jump into Mordechai’s Castle, when the children of Israel left Egypt so and enjoy snacks at Vashti’s Food hurriedly there was no time for the Court. dough to rise. We celebrate with a Sunday, March 20 festive, ritual meal called a seder. 2-4 pm Play-all-day bracelet: $10 Passover Palooza Tickets: 4 for $1 Enjoy tasting a selection of Passover wines followed by a multi-generational mock seder led by Rabbi Donni Aaron Purim (meal included). Sponsored by the JCC’s Sunday, March 20 Early Childhood, My Baby and Me, Purim derives its name from the word Children, Teens and Family and Adult “Pur,” meaning lot. It recalls the lots that departments. Haman, Prime Minister of Persia, cast to determine the most favorable month Thursday, April 7 and day for the execution of the Jews of 5-6 pm: Wine Tasting Persia. This diabolical scheme was foiled 6-7:30 pm: Seder by the intervention of the Persian $12/adult; $5/child age 3+ queen, Esther, and her uncle, Mordecai, Free for children age 2 and under who were both Jewish. Purim is a Register by March 30 festival of joy, and young and old dress up in costumes to celebrate. The story of Purim, called the Megillah, is read in the CULTURE, TRAVEL synagogue. Purim noisemakers, called AND EVENTS "groggers" are used to drown out the name of Haman whenever his name is American Jewish Museum mentioned in the story. It is a tradition The American Jewish Museum explores on Purim to send baskets of fruits, baked Jewish art with programs that facilitateREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG goods and candy to our friends, relatives dialogue about art, philosophy and and those in need. culture. See page 38 for information about current exhibits. Purim Party with the Golden Strolling Strings PJ Library Call Nicole Mezare, ext. 278 This program is open to any family in the Pittsburgh Community that self- Celebrate with the Golden Strolling identifies as Jewish and has a child Strings Ensemble and a delicious dinner. between the ages of 6 months and 5½ Wednesday, March 16 years. Enrollment is FREE. Each 5:30-7:30 pm participating child will receive a high $12/60+; $15/age 59 and under quality Jewish children’s book or CD every month, through age five. To sign up your child go to http://www.pjlibrary.org/.8
  9. 9. TRAVELAmazing Journeys TRIPS FOR SPRING 2011The JCC and Amazing Journeys offer JEWISH SINGLESvacations for Jewish singles and adults. (20s-50s) Contact Bill Cartiff, (412) 278-4184, ext.Agency for Jewish Learning 242, or bcartiff@jccpgh.org.Conversational, classical and prayerbook www.amazingjourneys.netHebrew evening classes are held at theJCC and range from absolute beginnerto advanced. There is an intensive ulpan Costa Ricain May/June. For more information or to For Jewish singles in their 30s, 40s andregister call Nira Lion: 412-521-1101, 50s. An eco-tour for adventurousext. 3202. travelersUlpan April 7-17, 2011Sunday, May 22, 10 am-noonMonday, May 23, Tuesday, May 24,Thursday, May 26, Wednesday, June 1, Mediterranean Cruise to Israel,Thursday, June 2 Greece and Turkey6-9 pm For Jewish singles in their 30s, 40s and$180 50s. Pre-cruise in Athens and post- cruise in IsraelJCC Maccabi Games® and May 6-16, 2011JCC Maccabi ArtsFestThe JCC holds tryouts and sends teens British Isles Cruiseto the games and ArtsFest each year. For Jewish singles in their 30s, 40s and 50s. Ireland, Scotland, Wales andJewish Sports Hall of Fame England.The Jewish Sports Hall of Fame raises August 4-16, 2011funds to support Jewish-related sportsprograms in Western Pennsylvania and End of Summer Party Cruise toIsrael and honors high achieving Jewishathletes. Bermuda For Jewish singles in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Five nights of blissful tropical fun CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONPittsburgh Jewish aboard Royal Caribbean’s remarkableMusic Festival resort at sea, Explorer of the Seas.Praised as "one of the highest quality August 27-September 1, 2011concert series in town" (PittsburghTribune-Review), the Pittsburgh JewishMusic Festival features acclaimed guest French Polynesiaand local artists in innovative and For Jewish singles in their 30s, 40s andthematic programs. Join us for another 50s. Paradise to the extreme! Join us onmemorable concert as part of the this 10-night luxury cruise aboard theFestivals eighth annual season! More deluxe m/s Paul Gauguin. Bora Bora,information about programs and tickets Tahiti, Tuamotus and much more,at www.pjmf.net and ProArtsTickets including roundtrip air from Los412-394-3353. Angeles.Thursday, June 2 October 19-30, 20117:30 pmAgnes and Joseph KatzPerforming Arts Center 9
  10. 10. EARLY CHILDHOODSPRING 2011 ANNABELLE RUBINSTEIN • Chalav u’ Dvash Hebrew language instruction and Judaics EARLY CHILDHOOD programming DEVELOPMENT CENTER • Escorts to extracurricular JCC classes Children grow and thrive in a such as dance and sports program enriched with language, • Amazing Afternoons and Science and reading, math, science, art, music and Math Afternoons enrichment fun. We believe that discovery and play are young children’s most important “work,” preparing them for the academic Comprehensive and Flexible and life challenges ahead. Programming ECDC is a preschool with before- and Our Facility after-school extended day options, enrichment classes and summer camps ECDC is housed in a dedicated wing of for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.REGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG the JCC, a beautiful, fully secured We offer a wide range of scheduling modern facility with indoor heated choices from 7 am-6 pm every weekday. pools, a full-size gymnasium, and an • Infants: Full-time care, 6 weeks enclosed outdoor playground: through 14 months old MARCI LYNN BERNSTEIN • Tots: Full- and part-time options for 14 PLAYGROUND months through 2 years • Toddlers: Full- and part-time options Our Program for 2-year-olds • The Creative Curriculum® • Preschoolers: Full- and part-time provides developmentally options for 3- and 4-year-olds appropriate play-based learning. • An Ethical Start® curriculum, based on BOOKEN FAMILY the classic Jewish text, Pirkei Avot (Ethics of Our Fathers), teaches KABBALAT SHABBAT universal values. Celebrated every Friday during the school year: 10:30 am • Instruction in swimming, music and phys ed Friday, March 18 Grandparent Shabbat and Purim Performance, Katz Theater10
  11. 11. EARLY CHILDHOODOur Staff Scholastic Book Fair SPRING 2011The ECDC staff are caring educators with All proceeds go the Early Childhooddecades of professional experience. We Development Center.support ongoing training and maintain Monday, March 21the highest standards in early childhoodeducation.All staff are trained in emergency proce- ECDC SUMMERdures, pediatric first aid and pediatric CAMPS: AGES 2-5CPR and participate in annual manda-tory PA Key training. Session I: June 20-July 15 Session II: July 18-August 12JCC specialists teach our aquatics andphys ed classes. ECDC is visited by a Campers thrive in a safe and structuredchild therapist from Jewish Family & environment with a good balance of in-Children’s Service. door and outdoor activities such as swimming, nature, music, arts & crafts, gym and outdoor play. Camp-wide ac-PROGRAMS tivities are connected to weekly themes and special guests. Parents can choose aAmazing Afternoons: age 4 variety of scheduling options.We explore a different theme—such as Camp K’Ton Ton: age 2Our City, Children Around the World Two, three, or five days a weekand My Amazing Body—each month 9-11 am, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, 9 am-3 pmwith classes, field trips and visitors Before camp: 7-9 amrelated to each theme. After camp: 3-6 pmMondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Camp Yeladim: ages 3-51-3 pm Five days a weekClass is full; inquire for Fall 2011. 9 am-1 pm 9 am-3 pmScience and Math Afternoons: Before camp: 7-9 amage 4 After camp: 3-6 pmWe explore numbers, animals, maps, thesolar system, the earth, chemistry, For more information, please callmachines and navigation. These topics Kelly Gable-LaBelle, 412-521-8011, ext. 209. CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONare made exciting with books, classroomprojects and hands-on fun. EDWARD AND ROSE BERMANTuesdays and Thursdays DIRECTOR1-3 pm To schedule a tour or to register, pleaseClass is full; inquire for Fall 2011. call Jennifer Wright, Registrar, 412-521-8011, ext. 375.Jardin Dulcito: age 3 Major funding for Early Childhood programming is“Sweet little garden” Spanish program. provided by the Pittsburgh Jewish Pre-Your child will learn basic greetings, Kindergarten Educational Improvement Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greaternumbers, colors, basic commands, fun Pittsburgh and Keystone STARS/PA Early Learningsongs and games. Y mucho mas! Keys to Quality. Additional support is provided by Massey Charitable Trust as well as funding fromTuesdays and Thursdays the Ginsberg Family Fund for Childrens Programs,Through June 2 the Miriam and Paul Kossis Early Childhood1:30-2:30 pm Equipment Replacement Fund, the Marilyn KramerFee pro-rated Memorial Fund and the Mark Allen Robinson Day Care Center Endowment Fund. An Ethical Start® School 11
  12. 12. MY BABY & ME Contact Miriam Abramovich, ext. 398, or Manic MotherhoodSPRING 2011 mabramovich@jccpgh.org Discussion group for moms. Bring your My Baby and Me programs are open to new baby! families with children age four and Wednesdays , 1-2 pm under. Drop-in programs are held in April 6, 13, 27 Family Place unless otherwise noted. Bagel Factory, Squirrel Hill Advance registration is required for all No fee; open to the community classes and special events. Class fees are non-refundable. Manic Toddlerhood Join us to chat about the challenges and FREE DROP-IN joys of parenting a toddler. A child GROUPS development specialist will answer questions about behavior, development Family Place Open Playtime and the transition from infancy to Mondays-Thursdays toddlerhood. 8:30 am-9:30 pm Wednesdays, 11:15 am Fridays: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Through March 30, May 4-25 Saturdays: 1-6:30 pm Family Place Sundays: 8:30 am-5:30 pm No fee; open to the community JCC members only VISIT THE JUSTIN MARK LIBRARY CECILE GOLDBERG LEVINE Baby Play: FAMILY GYM age 3-14 months Call Kelly Young, ext. 220. Singing, rhyming, movement and finger Parents and their preschoolers plays. ages 1 to 5 participate in play activities using indoor playground equipment or Tuesdays, 10 am and 11 am the outdoor playground in nice weather. No fee; open to the community Sundays, 10-11:30 am, Kaufmann Gym No fee; members only Story Time: ages 14-36 months Enjoy singing, reading, rhyming, Open Swim for Families movement and a craft. Facilitated by children’s librarian Kristen Keller. Call ext. 276.REGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG These times are ideal for meeting up Thursdays, 11:30 am with friends at the pool. No fee; JCC members only Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10-10:30 am PJ Library Story Time No fee; JCC members only We read a selection from the PJ Library and then get crafty based on a theme from the book. CLASSES Thursdays, 11:30 am Abrakadoodle Twoosy April 7, May 5, June 2 No fee; open to the community Doodlers: ages 18-36 months Children explore art through play, using safe art materials. Fee includes all Shabbat Shalom materials and frames. Celebrate the arrival of Shabbat with Room 204 songs, blessings, challah and juice. Thursdays Fridays, 11:15 am March 24-April 28 No fee; JCC members only 10 am $90/member; $105/community12
  13. 13. MY BABY & MEKindermusik Village: Hickory, EVENTS SPRING 2011Dickory, Tickle and Bounceand Rhythm of My Day Manic ParenthoodNewborn to 1½ years. Learn how music Does parenting sometimes make youcan help your little one soothe herself feel manic? Us too! Pediatricians willand how to incorporate relaxation speak with us about common parentingtechniques from class into your routines issues. Children are welcome to attend.at home. Home materials include a Dr Jane Breck: Toddlers A-Zliterature book, baby’s journal, CD and Wednesday, April 13, 5:30 pmart banners Free and open to the community1) Mondays, 11:30 amThrough May 9 Got Shabbat?2) Sundays, 9:30 am Great Shabbat related program for youThrough May 15 and your little ones. Learn, celebrate,Fee pro-rated craft and snack with us! Saturday, April 9 4 pm, Levinson HallKindermusik Our Time: Free and open to the community.Fiddle-dee-deeAges 1½ to 3½ years. With a stringinstrument emphasis in the music from Family Shabbat Dinnerclass, you can bring home the violin, Celebrate Shabbat with food, songs andcello, and orchestra sounds to help your Rabbi Donni will be on hand with hertoddler stay an engaged learner at shiny blue guitar. Dinner will be servedhome, too. Home materials include 2 at 6:15 pm.story books, activity book, 2 CDs, Dog Friday, March 11House Carry Box, and a pair of Friday, May 13fiddlesticks. 5:45 pm1) Mondays, 9:30 am $12/adult; $5/child age 2 and older2) Mondays, 10:30 am JCC members onlyThrough May 93) Sundays, 10:30 am Passover PaloozaThrough May 15 Enjoy tasting a selection of Passover CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONFee pro-rated wines from Pinsker’s followed by a multi-generational mock seder led by Rabbi Donni Aaron (meal included).Go Go Gross Motor Sponsored by the JCC’s Early Childhood,Play-based gross motor education; each My Baby and Me, Children, Teens andclass will have a theme. Work with balls, Family and Adult departments.blocks and scarves to improve balance, Thursday, April 7strength and coordination. This class is 5-6 pm: Wine Tastingdesigned for toddlers and a grown-up. 6-7:30 pm: SederInstructor: Kelly Young. $12/adult; $5/child age 3+April 27-June 1 Free for children age 2 and under10:15-11 am Register by March 30$60; JCC members only 13
  14. 14. J&R DAY CAMPSPRING 2011 J&R Day Camp: age 3-grade 5 J&R Stepping Stones Half-Day Call Liza Baron, Director, ext. 241. Camp: ages 3 and 4 Session 1: June 20-July 15 Monday-Friday, 9 am-1 pm Session 2: July 18-August 12 Session I only: $755 4 weeks: $1,200 The Stepping Stones program is a devel- opmentally appropriate, half-day campREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG 8 weeks: $2,300 Add-on weeks: $300 (Session 2 only) at the JCC’s 100-acre Family Park in Mon- roeville. Children take a dedicated bus J&R Day Camp provides children with an with seat belts and bus counselors to enriching summer filled with sports, arts, and from the JCC in Squirrel Hill. They nature, Judaics, cookouts, swimming, follow a schedule that is suitable for ropes course, biking, tennis and more. young children. Campers are in groups Children participate in age-appropriate of 10 to 12 with a senior counselor, a jun- activities with qualified, professional su- ior counselor and a counselor-in-training pervisory staff and talented, caring and are part of our Pre-Kindergarten counselors, many of whom came to J&R Unit, Karmiel. as campers themselves. At J&R we pro- mote an environment of respect, coop- eration and caring where children can BURSTIN FAMILY discover new interests and talents every day. Fee includes lunch and bus trans- KARMIEL UNIT A program of J&R Day Camp portation.14
  15. 15. NOAR/BOGRIMNoar/Bogrim Travel Camp:grades 6-9 Transportation Transportation to and from the Family SPRING 2011 Park is included and available fromCall Liza Baron, ext. 241. central locations. Upon registration, weSession 1: June 20-July 15 will provide you with a list of options toSession 2: July 18-August 12 choose from. Camp counselors from$1,375/session Noar and Bogrim as well as J&R Day$2,650/both sessions Camp provide supervision to campersCampers enjoy time with friends while on the buses every day. Central locationbuilding new relationships, gaining in- pickups are between 8:30 and 9 am and CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONdependence and becoming part of a dropoffs are between 4 and 4:30 pm.team. Day trips include Linsly Outdoor The Big TripCenter for high adventure on the high During the third week of each session,ropes course and Emma Kaufmann Noar/Bogrim campers embark on a 5-Camp in Morgantown, WV, as well as day Big Trip out of town. Each getawaySandcastle, Kennywood and Pittsburgh includes travel by coach buses andPirates baseball games. overnight accommodations in JewishSixth- and seventh-graders are grouped Community Centers. All meals areseparately from eighth- and ninth- provided, with most dietary needs beinggraders, with careful attention paid to met (kosher, vegetarian). Counselorsleadership development and individual contact parents the night before eachgrowth. trip to answer questions and help prepare the camper to be away from home. Campers call home at least one time during the five-day getaway. This summer our trips will include visits to Club Getaway in Connecticut, Baltimore andMajor funding for JCC camps is provided by The Philadelphia.Philip Chosky Charitable and EducationalFoundation, Massey Charitable Trust, the Morrisand Fannie Skilken Foundation and The Edith L.Trees Charitable Trust. 15
  16. 16. PERFORMING ARTS CAMPSPRING 2011 PHILIP CHOSKY PERFORMING Drama Theater games as well as drama and ARTS PROGRAM vocal exercises help campers learn to Call Kathy Wayne, ext. 273. express themselves. We experience theater “up close” through workshops June 20-July 15 with professionals from the Pittsburgh Grades 4-9 theater community. Workshops may Monday-Friday • 9 am-3:30 pm include: Acting for the Camera, Stage Robinson Building Combat, Make-up, Shakespeare and $1,200 (Lunch included) more. Performance dates: July 14-15 Dance At Performing Arts Camp, children of all Through the study of technique and abilities explore creative interests, im- choreography, campers learn how to prove their level of arts competency and break down a complicated routine into gain self confidence. Performing Arts manageable steps. They gain flexibility, Camp gathers the campers into a unified strength and stamina, explore variousREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG company of performing artists—a group dance styles, and learn how to survive a where teamwork and cooperation are dance audition—a must for school rewarded by the sound of applause. musicals. There’s time to swim, participate in Musical Theater Production sports, and just relax. But unlike tradi- Campers participate in an all-camp tional camps, our focus is the arts—how production at the conclusion of the different disciplines complement each session. We experience the special other, and how we each have a valuable camaraderie and energy that builds with contribution to make. the unfolding of a performance. We provide a well-balanced kosher In addition, campers have the lunch and snack each day. opportunity to learn about the backstage components of theater Music production, including set construction Campers work on the development of and lighting, as well as sound design musical skills and learn musical theater and operation. repertoire in a fun group setting. Major funding for JCC camps is provided by The Philip Campers showcase their expanded vocal Chosky Charitable and Educational Foundation, Massey skills in the final musical production. Charitable Trust, the Morris and Fannie Skilken Foundation and The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust.16
  17. 17. EMMA KAUFMANN CAMP SPRING 2011Contact Stephanie Buzza, EKC ACTIVITIESext. 318, or sbuzza@jccpgh.org. • New Aquatics CenterEKC, the JCC’s resident overnight camp, • Archeryis situated along Cheat Lake in Morgan-town, West Virginia, providing opportu- • Arts & Craftsnities for a myriad of sports and • Basketballrecreational activities on land and water. • The BlobEKC camping programs, with an empha- • Canoeing/Kayakingsis on Jewish values, are for kids entering • Chinuch (Judaics)grades 2 through 10. One- to eight-weeksessions include First Experience and • CIT/Israel ExperienceSpecialty Camps • Climbing Tower • Drama CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSION2011 session dates • Heated Pool4 Weeks: June 19 -July 15 • Horseback Riding3 Weeks: July 17-August 7 • Israeli Culture2 Weeks: June 19-July 1 • Lacrosse1 Week: August 8-14 • Maccabi Color War • Mountain & BMX Biking • Pottery • The Rave • Shabbat • Singing • Soccer • TennisMajor funding for JCC summer camps is provided • Teva (Nature)in part by The Philip Chosky Performing ArtsProgram, the Jewish Federation of Greater • TubingPittsburgh, Massey Charitable Trust, Morris & • Water SkiingFannie Skilken Family Foundation and the Edith L.Trees Charitable Trust. • Zip Line 17
  18. 18. SPECIALTY CAMPS Call Kelly Young, ext. 220. JULY 25-29SPRING 2011 Based at the JCC in Squirrel Hill, Tennis: grades 1-5 Specialty Camps run from 9 am- 3:30 pm. Campers receive four hours of Learn tennis skills from 2011 USTA specialty time, as well as recreational Allegheny Mountains Tennis swim and activity time. Lunch is Professional of the Year Mark Haffner. included and after-camp care is Please drop off your camper at the available. Allderdice tennis courts. $275 JULY 18-22 Tennis: grades 1-8 Mad Science Molecules, Reactions and Concoctions: Learn tennis skills from 2011 USTA Allegheny Mountains Tennis grades 1-5 Professional of the Year Mark Haffner. Campers learn to swirl, pour and mix like Please drop off your camper at the a scientist! Check out the colors of Allderdice tennis courts. chemistry with the power of pH paper and create a stopper-popping reaction! $275 $300 Mad Science Cells, Chemistry and Crime: grades 1-5 Avant Garde Art Camp: Learn about the human body. Campers grades 1-5 will listen to their hearts, build models Experience a different art movement of their lungs and muscles, and observe each day from Post-Impressionism and life-like replicas of real organs. Cubism to Abstract Expressionism; then create a wide variety of artwork with $300 artist and instructor Emily Dunn. $275 Kids TV Movie Camp: grades 4-8 Kids TV Movie Camp on Jewish Learn the art of media production by writing scripts; making story boards; and Israeli Themes: grades 4-8 designing sets, costumes, props and Produce your own television program make-up; act in front of the camera and on a Jewish or Israeli theme. Television use a video camera. Parents are required release form required.REGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG to sign a television release form when $350 registering. $350 AUGUST 1-5 Golf: grades 1-6 Layers Mixed Media Camp: Learn golf with First Tee of Pittsburgh grades 1-5 instructors. Campers must be dropped Artist Emily Dunn will teach campers to off at Schenley Park Golf Club. create artwork on themes that surround $300 their everyday existence. Journal out of brown paper bags, collage self portraits and more. Floor Hockey: grades 1-5 Learn the fundamentals of hockey $275 through daily games and training sessions. Campers must provide their own safety equipment; we provide hockey sticks. Instructor Mark Haffner is a certified coach with years of experience. $27518
  19. 19. SPECIALTY CAMPS SPRING 2011Fine Arts Camp: grades 6-8 Fun n Fit: grades 3-6Learn the elements of drawing and We’ll put the fun into exercise with apainting through still life, figure variety of different activities, fromdrawing, plein air painting, and abstract organized sports to yoga and more.expressionism with artist Emily Dunn. $275$275 USA Professional Karate:Mad Science Moon, Stars and grades 1-8Beyond: grades 1-5 Learn self-defense techniques and self- CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONExplore the farthest reaches of our solar discipline with George Mowod and hissystem and create a lunar eclipse in this black belt instructors from the USA“mad” planetary tour! Campers will build Professional Karate Studio. No uniform isand take home Kepler’s Cube, a fun and required and beginners are welcome.educational 3-D solar system puzzle. (Minimum of 10 kids required)$300 $275AUGUST 8-12 Public Art Camp: grades 6-8Mad Science presents Animals, Campers will design and change theEnergy and Robots: grades 1-5 face of newspaper racks in the community with artist Emily Dunn.Learn about robots, green energysources, Newton’s three laws of motion $275and much more; build your own RobotHand and explore renewable andnonrenewable resources for powergeneration.$300 19
  20. 20. SPECIAL NEEDS Call Liza Baron, ext. 241. Teen After-School CenterSPRING 2011 The JCC serves individuals with special Teens and young adults ages 13-21 with needs by mainstreaming them into special needs can come to the JCC after regular JCC programs such as day camp school for a variety of activities as well as providing programs dedicated including sports, cooking, community to their needs. We encourage every service and swimming. This includes interested person with a disability to focused one-on-one attention to each participate. participant’s growth and development of life skills. EARL LATTERMAN FAMILY September-June J.S.S.N. (JEWISH SINGLES $1,020/one day a week $1,700/two days a week SUPPORT NETWORK) $2,035/three days a week A social group for young adults, ages 20 $2,445/four days a week and up, with mild to moderate $2,715/five days a week developmental disabilities. This group Fee pro-rated for students joining the meets weekly for programming program mid-year. meetings overseen by a staff advisor and enjoys programs they have developed. Gesher Program at Emma Kaufmann Camp Contact Adam Baron, VIOLET AND JOSEPH SOFFER 412-278-4184, ext. 209, or FOUNDATION AND FAMILY abaron@jccpgh.org. SPECIAL OLYMPICS The Gesher program serves high- Call Ellen McBride, 412-731-6185. functioning teens with special needs. Gesher participants engage in their Individualized training for Special favorite camp activities such as ropes Olympics. Special Olympics is for anyone course, water-tubing and horseback over age 8 with cognitive delays. Please riding. Campers learn teamwork, call for start dates. independence and Jewish identity. Basketball Interaction with other campers and Sundays integration into activities with groups of 11:45 am-1 pm all ages is a focal point of our program. No fee The Gesher Program is supported in part by The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust.REGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG Swimming Tuesdays 5-6 pm No fee The Special Needs Department is supported in part by a grant from the Herman and Rebecca Fineberg Fund for Exceptional People with additional support from the Edna and Larry Abelson Fund for Special Needs, the Raymond and Elizabeth Bloch Educational and Charitable Foundation, the Ralph Davidson Special Needs Fund, the Zola Hirsch Fund for Special Needs and the Robert Spiegel Memorial Endowment Fund.20
  21. 21. AFTER SCHOOL SPRING 2011CLUBHOUSE TransportationAFTER-SCHOOL Transportation is typically provided by your child’s school. Please contact thePROGRAM school directly and fill out a “PM dropGrades Pre-K-6 off” form.Call Jayme Vertullo, ext. 852.The JCC Clubhouse combines top- Membershipquality facilities with trained, caring, JCC membership is required to becomecreative staff. We offer a wide variety of a “member” of Clubhouse. Scholarshipsstimulating activities in our tournament- are available for those who qualify. Forsize gyms, heated indoor swimming more information about scholarships,pools and in our various clubs. Children please contact the Membership Office at CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONare grouped into age-appropriate 412-521-8011, ext. 534.homerooms.Each day children are met at their buses, For more information and to register:escorted to their homerooms, given ahealthy snack including fruits and veg- Contact Jayme Vertullo at 412-521-8011,etables, assisted with homework, and ext. 852, or jvertullo@jccpgh.orgthen provided with a variety of activity Clubhouse is supported in part by the Masseychoices. Monthly snack calendars, club Charitable Trust and the Weiner Family Foundationschedules and newsletters are available, with additional funding from the Curtis & Joelle Krasik and Scott & Laurie Krasik After School Careso that both you and your child are well- Fund.informed.Clubhouse focuses on nurturing theemotional, physical and social well-being of each child. We provide variousactivities such as organized gym games,age-appropriate art projects, cooking,free swim, pen pals, recycling and boardgames galore. We visit the library, cele-brate Shabbat every week and havemonthly birthday celebrations to recog-nize each child’s special day. 21
  22. 22. CHILDREN & TEENS BIRTHDAY PARTIES Create Your Own Party: ages 4-10SPRING 2011 Call us and we’ll make the Call Rachel Altoff, ext. 228. arrangements. Examples: bead party, Let the JCC take care of your child’s flower fairy party, bug party, royalty for birthday party. Our staff enthusiastically a day and tropical beach party. leads your party from beginning to end. $325 and up You book it, arrive and enjoy! We play with and entertain the children. The Dance Party: ages 4-7 price includes juice, paper goods, set-up Learn new dance games and enjoy old and clean-up, balloons, kosher cake and favorites. Don’t forget your dancing staff supervision. The base price is for 15 shoes! children including the birthday child. $275 Each additional participant: $15. Superstar Sports Party: ages 7-10 Wiffleball, kickball, soccer, hockey, relay FUN DAYS races and more. Counselors lead you Grades PreK-6 and your friends in a day of play. Call Rachel Altoff, ext. 228. $275 We offer exciting field trips and in-house Games Galore: ages 4-6 programs for days when elementary A sports party for the younger set. schools are closed. Please send a dairy Parachute play, Mr. Fox, Red Light/Green (vegetarian) lunch, swimsuit and towel Light and Duck Duck Goose. every day. $275 9 am-4 pm $65/child; $60/sibling and Clubhouse Swim Party: ages 4-10 members Open swim time, games and relay races in our beautiful indoor pool. Party can $15 discount if you register by 5 pm of be held at the Family Park outdoor pool the previous day . during the summer. Fun at the JCC $275 Daily activities include sports, trips to the park (weather permitting) and library, Awesome Arts & Crafts Party: art, games and swimming. ages 4-10 Projects may include “wearable art,” sand March14-18, 21-25, 28 art and tie-dying. Choose the theme and April 18, 20-22, 26 we’ll come up with a creative party. May 27REGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG June 9, 10, 13-17 $300 Before and After Care Creative Cooking Party: ages 4-10 7:30-9 am: no charge Become a “chef” for the day. Learn easy 4-6 pm: $12 (no charge for Clubhouse and fun recipes and then taste-test members) them with your friends! Fun Days are subject to cancellation if $300 enrollment requirements are not met. You Spa Party: ages 8-10 will be notified of a cancellation the Pamper yourself with homemade face evening before. masks, manicures and pedicures. $30022
  23. 23. CHILDREN & TEENSPROGRAMS SPRING 2011Call Rachel Altoff, ext. 228. SANDY AND EDGAR SNYDERKids Nite Out: grades PreK-7 FAMILY PURIM CARNIVALEnjoy a Saturday night out while your Call Liza Baron, ext. 241.child has fun with us. Our program Join us for the BIGGEST indoor fun dayincludes dinner along with sports, arts & at the JCC. Climb Shushan Mountain,crafts, swimming and a movie. Children play water games at the Purim Poolwill be grouped according to age for the Party, jump into Mordechai’s Castle,evening’s activities. Meet in Room 202 and enjoy snacks at Vashti’s Foodof the Kaufmann Building. Court.Saturdays Sunday, March 20April 9, May 14 2-4 pm5:30-10 pm Play-all-day bracelet: $10$25/child Tickets: 4 for $1$20/sibling and Clubhouse member$5 walk-in fee March 22 at 5 pm.Family Shabbat DinnerCelebrate Shabbat with food, songs and Passover PaloozaRabbi Donni will be on hand with hershiny blue guitar. Dinner will be served Enjoy tasting a selection of Passoverat 6:15 pm. wines followed by a multi-generational mock seder led by Rabbi Donni AaronFriday, March 11 (meal included). Sponsored by the JCC’sFriday, May 13 Early Childhood, My Baby and Me,5:45 pm Children, Teens and Family and Adult$12/adult; $5/child age 2 and older departments.JCC members only Thursday, April 7 5-6 pm: Wine TastingGot Shabbat: families with 6-7:30 pm: Sederchildren ages 8 and under $12/adult; $5/child age 3+Join us for some free Shabbat fun—craft Free for children age 2 and underprojects, singing, snacks, and Havdallah Register by March 30 CALL 412-521-8011 PLUS THE EXTENSIONwith Rabbi Donni Aaron.Saturday, April 94-5:30 pm TEENSFree and open to the community Call Jayme Vertullo, ext. 852. Middle School Mania:Special Kids Nite Out: ages 10-13grades 3-7 Fun and friends await you at theseBring your pj’s as we venture to the Saturday night adventures. Trans-Carnegie Science Center for a fun-filled portation to and from the JCC isnight of learning and excitement, with included. There will be a Havdalahexclusive showings at the IMAX Theater service before we leave the JCC.and Buhl Planetarium as well as fullaccess to all of the exhibits and Saturday, March 26SportWorks during Sunday hours (if 6-9:30 pmaccompanied by an adult). $25; $20/siblingSaturday, March 26 Teen programs are suppported in part by a grant from the Massey Charitable Trust.5:30 pm: drop-off at the Science CenterSunday morning pickup time TBA$75/child; $65 discount if registered byMarch 15. You must register and pay by 23
  24. 24. AQUATICS SWIM LESSONS CLASS SCHEDULESPRING 2011 Call ext. 276. Sundays We use the American Red Cross Learn- March 13-May 22 $90 to-Swim program, which teaches Parent & Child Level 1 . . . . . . . . . 9-9:30 am aquatic and safety skills in progressive levels. Visit JCCPGH.org for a complete Parent & Child Level 2 . . . . . . 10:30-11 am description of each swim level. Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-9:30 am Parent & Child (classes meet in Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . . . . 10-10:30 am the small pool) Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30-11 am Parent and child explore the water and Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . 11:30 am-noon begin to learn safe behaviors in the pool with songs and games. Toddler Tadpoles. . . . . . . . Noon-12:30 pm Level 1: ages 6-18 months Preschool Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30-10 am Level 2: ages 18-36 months Preschool Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . 11-11:30 am Preschool: ages 3-6 (classes Preschool Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . 10-10:30 am meet in the small pool) Preschool Level 3 . . . . . . . . 11:30 am-noon Level 1 (Toddler Tadpoles): An Youth Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-12:30 pm introduction to organized swim lessons Youth Level 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30-1 pm and water exploration. Youth Level 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30-1 pm Level 2: Overcome fear, build confidence in the water, learn body positioning and Youth Level 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1:30 pm leg and arm actions. Youth Level 4 . . . . . . . . . . . Noon-12:30 pm Level 3: Stroke Development: Youth Level 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30-1 pm Coordination of front and back crawl without support, learn to breathe on Youth Level 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 pm side during front crawl. Mondays Youth: ages 6-18 March 14-May 23 $81 Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Toddler Tadpoles. . . . . . . . Noon-12:30 pm Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1:30 pm Level 3: Stroke Development Toddler Tadpoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6:30 pmREGISTER ONLINE AT JCCPGH.ORG Level 4: Stroke Improvement Level 5: Stroke Refinement Preschool Level 2 . . . . . . . . 11:30 am-noon Level 6*: Designed with “menu” options that prepare students to participate in Preschool Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3:30 pm Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Preschool Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30-6 pm Training courses. These options include Preschool Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6:30 pm personal water safety, fundamentals of diving, lifeguard readiness and fitness Preschool Level 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30-4 pm swimmer. Youth Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4:30 pm *This class is one hour in length and meets twice per week; fee is $150. Youth Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30-7 pm Youth Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4:30 pm Youth Level 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:30-5 pm Youth Level 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5:30 pm24

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