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SESSION 2: 8 WEEKS Nov. 4 - Dec. 20, 2013 • 1 Kislev-17 Tevet, 5774 • Preschool • Children • Teens

Preschool Enrichments, Ages 3-5 FALL SESSION 2: NOV. 4-DEC. 20

WEDNESDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 7 classes, Nov. 6-Dec. 18


LITTLE ROCK STARS, AGES 3-5 Wednesday 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $135 Join us for this high energy music class, as we sing and dance our way through the “Wonderful World of Animals!.” As we learn about different instruments and beginning music theory, you will be surprised how quickly the students pick up the rhythms and names of all the notes! Instructor: Mr. Aaron , Kids Imagine, Inc.

MONDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 7 classes. Nov. 4-Dec. 16 LITTLE REMBRANDTS: CLAY DAY AT THE J, AGES 3 AND UP Mondays, 1:15 - 2:00 $125 members, $155 public Squishy squashy clay is a wonderful way for children to express themselves in a medium that is both tactile and 3-dimensional. The class begins by making a pinch-pot, then progresses to coil construction as we watch animals and fairies come alive out of clay. All materials provided. I’M A SCIENTIST! AGES 4-5 Mondays 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $135 Our little scientists begin to understand their world through hands-on experiments and materials. Each week students explore a different lesson in science. Instructor: Yana WACKY SPORTS GAMES, AGES 3-5 Mondays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $135 Gymnasium. Maximum 20 each session Learn new, unique and exciting sports games such as obstacle courses, super relay races, parachute games, camp games, jump-the-creek and more. Develop basic movements, balance, hand-eye coordination, teamwork, fundamentals and sportsmanship while having fun. Instructor: Coaches Mike, Marianne & Staff

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT JCC PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENTS, contact Jamie Fitzhugh, Early Childhood Administrative Asst at (949) 435-3400, ext. 213, email

TUESDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 7 classes. Nov. 5-Dec. 17 MIXING, MAGIC, MMM, AGES 3-5 Tuesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. $135 members only Get ready to measure and mix as Ms. Mukta helps aspiring bakers and chefs to create delicious concoctions and creations in the kitchen. Students will learn to prepare treats through multi-step, organized directions while actively participating, mixing, tasting, cooperating and collaborating with friends. Instructor: Mukta TINY TOTS JEWELRY MAKING CLASS, AGES 3- AND UP Tuesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. $125 members, $155 public. Art studio In this fun class, kids will learn to string beads, tie knots, learn about colors that match, and make our own jewels out of clay--then have a fashion show to show off our jewels. Materials provided. Instructor: Lynne Kaplan, JCC Art Specialist INDOOR/OUTDOOR SOCCER, AGES 3-5 ONLY Wednesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $135. Gym and Outside Field. Maximum 20 Play soccer to work on balance, coordination, agility and running while focusing on the fundamentals including dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive and defensive strategy. Instructor: Coaches Mike, Marianne & Staff

INDOOR/OUTDOOR SOCCER, AGES 3-5 Wednesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $135 Gym and Outside Field. Maximum 20 See Tues. description. HIP-HOP FOR TOTS, AGES 3-5 Wednesdays, 1:15-2 p.m. Dance Studio/Dressing Rooms Members only $135 This class combines high energy and motivating music to easy Hip-Hop routines designed especially for children. The routines contain aerobic activities such as jumping jacks and running in place making this class good for kids but lots of fun too! Instructor: Rhythm Motion Instructors

THURSDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 6 classes. Nov. 7-Dec. 19. No class 11/28. BEYOND BUBBLES, AGES 3 – 5 Thursdays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $120 Bubbles, Bubbles and Bubbles! Big bubbles, small bubbles, lots of bubbles! Children will make a bubble solution from scratch, measuring, mixing, and produce bubbles of every size and shape. Instructor: Ms. Liza

THURSDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 LITTLE REMBRANDTS: PAINTING DAY AT THE J, AGES 3 AND UP Thursdays, 1:15-2 p.m. $110 members, $140 public In this super-cool, artistic, hands-on multimedia experience children will learn to work in groups. Picasso’s funny faces, Seurat’s dots, Jackson Pollack’s splashes and squiggles, all come alive in this onehour interactive class. All materials provided. SPORTSMANIA! AGES 3-5 Thursdays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $120 Gymnasium. Maximum 20 each session Kids play a new sport each day including soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, football and more as they develop basic movements, balance, hand-eye coordination, teamwork, fundamentals and sportsmanship while Instructor: Coaches Mike, Marianne & Staff WACKY SPORTS GAMES, AGES 4-5 ONLY Thursdays, 2:15-3 p.m. Members only $120 Gymnasium. Maximum 20 each session See Monday description.

FRIDAY CLASSES, AGES 3-5 6 classes. Nov. 8-Dec. 20. No class 11/29. WONDERS OF WORD-SEARCH, AGES 3-5 Fridays, 1:15-2 p.m. Members only $120 Have you ever wondered how you make a word-search or the strategies needed to focus on searching for individual letters? Do you think you have what it takes to be a letter detective? Do you take pride in being a phenomenal problem solver! This is the class for you! Each week, students will learn about letter formation, letter sounds, and becoming a letter detective or word decoder. Instructor: Stephanie

Preschool Enrichments Week-At-A-Glance Time






1:15-2 p.m.

Wacky Sports, 3-5

Indoor, Outdoor Soccer, 3-5

Indoor Outdoor Soccer 3-5

Sports Mania, 3-5

Tiny Tots Jewelry, 3-5

Hip-Hop for Tots, 3-5

Little Rembrandts Painting 3-5

Wonders of Word Search, 3-5

Little Rock Stars, 3-5

Beyond Bubbles, 3-5

Little Rembrandts: Clay Day, 3-5 I’m a Scientist, Ages 4-5 2:15-3 p.m.

Mixing Magic, 3-5

Wacky Sports Games, 4-5

Childrens Programs, Grades K-5


after school care and enrichment program for grades K-5 and 6-8 with pickup at local schools



Club J Enrichments Week-At-A-Glance TIME 3:45-4:30

Monday Homework

Tuesday (1-5)


Wednesday (1-5)



Thursday Homework (1-5)

Basketball (K-2)

Gaga/Handball (K-1)

Starwars (K-2)

Capture the Flag (K-1)


Musical Theater (K-1)

Imagination Creation (2-5)

Fantastic Flip Books (K-1)*

Zumba (K-1)


Mandarin II (K-5)

Bhuya Yoga (2-5)

Cheer (K-5)

Act It Out (2-5)


Young Illustrators (2-5)*

Cup Cake Creations (K-1)*

Inspirational Art (2-5)*

Clay Art with Lynne (2-5)*

Art with Lynne (K-5)*

KidPix Studios (2-5)

Science at the J (2-5)*







Homework (1-5)


Basketball (3-5)

Soccer (2-5)

Volleyball (3-5)

Capture the Flag (2-5)


Musical Theater (2-5)

Imagination Creation (K-1)

Fantastic Flip Books (2-5)*

Zumba (2-5)


Painting w/ Lynne (K-5)*

Bhuya Yoga (K-1)

Jazz (K-5)

Act It Out (K-1)


Young Illustrators (K-1)* Cup Cake Creations (2-5)*

Inspirational Art (K-1)*

Science at the J (K-1)*






Homework (2-5)

Enjoy Friday Shabbat Experience / Fun Day




KidPix Studios (K-1)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT JCC CHILDEN’S PROGRAMS, contact Audra Martin, Children and Camp Program Director at (949) 435-3400, ext. 265, email Sydney Ross, Asst. Children’s Director at (949) 435-3400, ext. 300 or email

Children’s After School Enrichments, K-5 FALL SESSION 2: NOV. 4-DEC. 20 THERE WILL BE NO ENRICHMENT CLASSES ON: 11/11 OR 11/28 ENRICHMENT SHOWCASE: 12/16-19 JCC MAIN STREET MONDAY-THURSDAY CLASSES No class 11/11 and 11/28 HOMEWORK, GRADES 1-5 Monday – Thursday 3:45-4:30 or 4:45- 5:30 p.m. Members $116, Public $184 Join our staff in a quiet supervised room to finish your homework at Club J. The staff is there to assist self-motivated students with their homework and keep the class quiet and safe for all children.

MONDAY CLASSES, GRADES K-5 6 classes. Nov. 4-Dec. 16, No class 11/11 YOUNG ILLUSTRATORS NEW! Grades 2-5 Mondays 3:45-4:30 Grades K-1 Mondays 4:45-5:30 Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25 Students choose favorite stories and make their own illustration following the method and style used in the original. They will discover that there are many different ways that authors and illustrators create an appealing and visually exciting book. MUSICAL THEATER Grades K-1 Monday 3:45-4:30 Grades 2-5 Monday 4:45-5:30 Dressing Rm, Members $116, Public $184 By learning to work together, children will develop talents in the areas of vocal ability and dance. Glee’s main goal is to to collaborate to create a finished project while having fun and making friends. PAINTING WITH LYNNE Grades K-5 Monday 4:45-5:30 Art Studio, Members $116, Public $184, Material fee $30 Class is limited to 20. Drawing and painting are learned skills, just like any other. In this fun and engaging class, kids will get to paint on canvases and use easels like a real professional artist! They will do a still life, a self portrait, learn what abstract art is all about and get to know a bit about the work of a few of the ‘Art Masters”.







Grade K-2 Monday 3:45-4:30 Grades 3-5 Mondays 4:45-5:30 Gym, Outside, Members Only $116 Using a variety of fun games to delight and engage kids in physical activity, our basketball program helps develop motor skills, promote physical fitness and improve self-confidence in a non-competitive environment.

Grades 2-5 Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 Grades K-1 Tuesdays 4:45-5:30 Senior Ctr, Members $116, Public $184 A holistic learning Program, Bhuya Yoga LLC, offers a balanced practice which focuses on Forward Bends and Standing Balances. Bhuya Yoga fosters strength building and flexibility as well as ability to focus and quiet the mind.

Grades K-5 Wednesday 3:45-4:30 Senior Ctr, Members $116, Public $184 This class is perfect for beginning cheerleaders and for experienced cheerleaders wanting to fine tune their talents. The class includes fun and aerobic stretch, precise arm placements, kicks, jumps, chants, and a fun cheer dance to be performed for friends and family on the last day. Great for exercise and making new friends!



Grades K-5 Monday 3:30-4:45 Senior Ctr, Members $116, Public $184 Mandarin in Motion is a Chinese language class taught through the use of movement. The children will learn and understand simple Mandarin phrases and nursery rhymes while using creative movements cohesively. The class will work together to understand an exciting new language which will be showcased for family and friends on the last day of class.

Grades K-1 Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 Outside, Members only $116 GaGa is an exciting Israeli game that teaches basic sports skills and encourages interaction with peers. Handball uses quick maneuvers, strong focus, and hand/eye coordination to deliver a great cardiovascular workout.

TUESDAY CLASSES, GRADES 7 classes. Nov. 5-Dec. 17 IMAGINATION TIME NEW! Grade 2-5 Tuesday 3:45-4:30 Grade K-1 Tuesday 4:45-5:30 Senior Ctr, Members $116, Public $184 Theater, rhythms and fun! Children imagine, create and act it out. This class encourages kids to sing, dance and express themselves. Imagination Creation helps Club J kids grow socially and emotionally as well as developing skills in literacy, mathematics, and problem solving. ART WITH LYNNE Grades K-5 Tuesday 3:45-4:30 Art Studio, Members $116, Public $184, Material $30 Class is limited to 20 In this class, children will have fun experimenting with many different types of art, including clay, paper mache, and paints. Children will get to do some projects on their own and also get a chance to work on a few collaborative pieces. Everyone will get to take home a piece of everything they collaborate!

SOCCER Grades 2-5 Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 Gym, Outside, Members only $116 Children will learn the basics of soccer including dribbling, trapping, and how to properly punt the ball. This engaging class offers a great source of exercise. CUPCAKE CREATIONS NEW! Grades K-1 Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 Grades 2-5 Tuesdays 4:45-5:30 How many ways can you make cupcakes? We’ll learn a few this semester by experimenting with different flavors and textures. This yummy class is sure to be a hit. Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25 WEDNESDAY CLASSES, GRADES K-5 7 classes. Nov. 6-Dec. 18 FANTASTIC FLIP BOOKS NEW! Grades K-1 Wednesday 3:45-4:30 Grades 2-5 Wednesday 4:45-5:30 Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25 We’re looking for all budding artists to use their creativity and imagination to make their own flip books. In addition, students will learn drawing techniques to use in their flip book creation.

JAZZ Grade K-5 Wednesday 4:45-5:30 Sr. Center, Members $116, Public $184 Students will learn a technical approach to jazz dance steps as well as work on aligning, stretching, and strengthening their bodies. This class includes a fun and aerobic warm up, across the floor and standing work, leaps, turns and creative movement. The students will create a jazz routine for friends and family to enjoy on the last day of class. This class is great for coordination and keeping fit. KIDPIX STUDIOS NEW! Grades 2-5 Wednesdays 3:45-4:30 Grades K-1 Wednesdays 4:45-5:30 Computer Room, Members only $116 Material Fee $25. Class is limited to 12. Children can show their creative style using the computer application KidPix as they design multiple graphics and designs to make their own personal masterpieces. STARWARS Grades K-1 Wednesdays 3:45-4:30 Gym, Members only $116 Children will play an action game while developing social interaction with their peers. Coaches will supervise, teach fundamentals, and rules while having fun! VOLLEYBALL Grades 2-5 Wednesdays 4:45-5:30 Gym, Members only $116 Students will learn basic volleyball skills, such as serving, setting, and hitting the ball. This class is a great introduction to this fun team sport and an excellent source of exercise.

INSPIRATIONAL ART NEW! Grades 2-5 Wednesdays 3:45-4:30 Grades K-1 Wednesdays 4:45-5:30 Dressing Room, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25 This class will take children on an adventure exploring different cultures and backgrounds, before making art projects of their own including ceramic plates, stained glass, and wooden fish. This class is bound to be fun for any art loving child.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Audra Martin, at (949) 435-3400, ext. 265, email Sydney Ross, at (949) 435-3400, ext. 300 or email

Children’s After School Enrichments, K-5 THURSDAY CLASSES, GRADE K-5


6 classes. No class 11/28.



Grade 2-5 Thursdays 3:45-4:30 Grades K-1 Thursdays 4:45-5:30 Dressing Rm, Members $116, Public $184 Future movie stars will have a blast in this brand new class! Act It Out gives students the opportunity to tap into their inner actor or actress through fun, drama-based activities. Students will enjoy the opportunity to improvise, play games, and develop skits in a fun, safe environment and work on a final performance to present at the Enrichment Showcase.

Grades K-1 Thursdays 3:45-4:30 Grades 2-5 Thursdays 4:45-5:30 Gym, Outside, Members only $116 In this team based action game the goal is to locate and recover the opposing team’s flag before they do the same! The class promotes teamwork and strategy as children work together to succeed as a unit. SCIENCE AT THE J NEW! Grades: 2-5 Thursdays 3:45-4:30 Grades: K-1 Thursdays 4:45-5:30 Dressing Rm, Members $116, Public $184, Material Fee $25 Science is about being able to create the same experiment over and over again with the same results, proving that the outcome is valid. With this in mind we will test the assumptions we make with reliable proof. CLAY ART WITH LYNNE Grades K-5 Thursday 3:45-4:30 Art Studio Members $116, Public $184, Material $30. Class limited to 20 students. Special attention is given to creative activities based on a wide variety of two and three-dimensional projects. This is a really cool class for kids who love clay!

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Choice of two quality enrichment programs per day Vista Verde 1:30 p.m. pick-up When school is out come to the J for a fun-filled day, Furlough days included! Staff are experienced college graduates or working towards a degree Healthy daily snacks; celery, carrots, apples and oranges Fun special events Friday Shabbat stories and activities with the Bureau of Jewish Education

Transportation We are proud to offer programming to our neighborhood

schools. Transportation from Newport Coast Elementary is available at an additional cost. We require a minimum of five children for the bus to pick up at the schools. Club J staff members will walk to Vista Verde and Tarbut V’Torah to pick up the students. If you school is not listed, please let us know. We will make every effort to provide transportation or provide a non-transportation fee.

2013-2014 MONTHLY CLUB J FEES* ZUMBA Grade K-1 Thursday 3:45-5:30 Grade 2-5 Thursdays 4:45-5:30 Sr. Center, Members $116, Public $184 This is a dynamic cardio dance class filled with Hip-Hop music, easy to follow moves and a whole lot of fun.The class will begin with a fun and aerobic stretch followed by a variety of “Zumba” inspired routines which will be performed for friends and family on the last day of class. This is one big exercise dance party filled with fun! Prior dance experience not required.

JCC Winter Break Camps Week 1: December 23-27 (no camp 12/25)

Week 2: December 30-January 3 (no camp 1/1) Fun Days, K-5: Enjoy a fun-filled week doing science experiments, playing gaga and sockeyball, making arts and crafts and enjoying the JCC pool including slip n’ slide as long as the weather permits! Basketball and Sports Specialty Camps (Grades K-2): Campers will experience a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, football, gaga, rock climbing, sports games and kickball. CIT (Grades 6-8): Work hands on with counselors and children, implementing programming and learning skills toward being a counselor here at the JCC! K-5 Member $254/week; K-5 Public $300/week CIT 6-8 Member $200/week; CIT 6-8 Public $260/week Pre-care (7:30-9:00): $37/week; Post-care (3:30-5:30): $45/week JCC Tennis Stars Camp (Grades K-6): December 30- January 3 (no camp January 1) Grades K-6, 8* a.m.-3:30 p.m. Pre and Post Care available. Our JCC Tennis Stars Camp is perfect for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. This camp will cover all fundamentals and strokes taught by certified professional coaches at University Park in Irvine. A mixture of games and drills will reinforce skills and improve match tactics with cutting edge equipment. After lunch, campers will return to the JCC and continue to play sports and other camp-favorite games. Includes: Transportation from the JCC, snack, prizes, professional coaching. *Please arrive at the JCC at 8 a.m. in order to take the bus from JCC to University Park. Price: $360 for JCC Members, $405 for Public Note: There is no daily rate for Tennis Camp Camp must have a minimum of 8 campers to run

MEMBERS No Transportation

2 Day $161

3 Day $241

4 Day $322

5 Day $402






V. Verde Gr. K 1:30 Pick-up





2 Day $208 $296 V. Verde Gr. K 1:30 Pick-up $244

3 Day $305 $463 $359

4 Day $417 $594 $489

5 Day $510 $684 $600

PUBLIC No Transportation Transportation

School’s Out Programs NO SCHOOL? NO WORRIES... THE J IS OPEN! School’s Out/JCC’s In, Gr K-8

When school’s out, come spend the day at the J Grades K-5: Participate in a variety of activities, including: sports, art, swimming, games & more. Please bring a Kosher dairy lunch, swimsuit and towel in case weather permits swimming. CIT - Grades 6-8: Learn the tools to be a JCC counselor, while playing sports, swimming, doing art projects and more. Wednesday, Nov. 6- NMUSD Monday, Nov. 11- Veteran’s Day Thursday, Nov. 14- TVT ½ day Friday, Nov. 15- TVT Monday, Nov. 25- VV Tuesday, Nov. 26- VV Wednesday, Nov. 27- NMUSD, TVT ½ day Grades K-5 9-3:30 p.m. Club J Members $45, JCC Members $55, Public $65 Grades 6-8 (CIT) 9-3:30 p.m. JCC Members $30, Public $40 TVT ½ Day Pick Up $20 Pre Care 7:30-9 a.m. $10 per day Post Care 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. $12 per day Post Care: FREE to Club J members Refund policy : Fees are non-refundable. There is no reduction or refund of fees due to absence, illness or withdrawals. No fees are transferable.

Children’s Art Classes COOL ART FOR COOL KIDS, AGES 6+ Mondays, 3:30-4:45 Nov. 4 - Dec. 16 $140 members, $170 public In this class, special attention is given to creative activities based on a wide variety of two-and three-dimensional projects. Painting, sculpture, collage and drawing techniques will be taught in small classes that allow personalized attention for all students. One canvas per child per session will be provided and students are welcome to bring their own canvases. No experience necessary. CREATIVE HANDS CREATIVE KIDS, AGES 6+ Wednesday, 3:45-5 p.m. Nov. 6 - Dec. 18 $140 members, $170 public In this fun, relaxed, super creative class, kids will learn to draw using simple shapes. Once they know how to recognize these shapes, drawing and painting becomes easy and we can add Instruction in color, style and composition. A variety of media, such as clay, paint, charcoal, and paper mache, will be explored. One canvas per child per session will be provided and students are welcome to bring their own canvases. No experience necessary.

Kids Night Out Programs THEME NIGHT FUN FOR GRADES K-5

While the kids are at the J, the Parents can play.Kids will spend the evening with JCC friends as they enjoy dinner, games, a movie and make their own sundaes. Members $20, Public $30 At the door: Members $25, Public $35 SATURDAYS, 6-10 P.M. Nov. 2 and 23, Dec. 7 and 21

JEWELRY MAKING, AGES 6+ Tuesdays, 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 5 - Dec. 17 $140 members, $170 public Kids will learn to make earrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings and more. They will create their own hand-made beads and learn to design their own jewelry. All supplies inluded. CREATIVE CLAY KID PARTIES The Art room at the J is the ideal place to host your child’s birthday party. Parties are customized to make them unique and special for the host and his/her friends. Our clay parties include: • 2- Hour Party for up to 20 children. • 1-1/2 hours for making and glazing a clay hand-made project (Options will be discussed prior to the party). Fired pieces will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after the party. • Clay, tools, glazes, firings Price: $30 per child, up to 20 children

FOR MORE INFORMATION about JCC Art and Theatre programs contact Yael Brudner, Cultural Arts Director at (949) 4353400, ext. 305 or email yaelb@

Come support our young JStageStage performers in two new musical theatre productions at the J Ages 10-17


Ages 6-9

Stage Jr.

Stage Jr. PERFORMANCES: Jan 18 & 19, 2014

PERFORMANCES: Jan 11 & 12, 2014

Children’s Sunday Sports FALL BASKETBALL TRAINING CLINIC II Grades K-Beginner 1st: 1-2 p.m. Grades Advanced 1st-2nd: 2-3 p.m. Grades 3-6: 3-4 p.m. Middle School/High School: 4-5 p.m. Sundays, 10/27-11/17, 4 sessions Gymnasium. Members only $110 Taught by experienced basketball coaches, this workshop will focus on the fundamentals of basketball including: shooting, dribbling, offensive and defensive strategy, footwork, conditioning and more. In addition, players will receive specialized skill instruction and basketball related strength and agility training. PARENT/CHILD ITTY BITTY BASKETBALL CLINIC, AGES 3-5 Sundays, Dec. 8-Feb. 9, 10:30-11:15am JCC Members Only $165. Maximum 30 each session Taught by experienced coaches and parent participation, this skill-driven clinic will focus on the fundamentals of basketball including: shooting, dribbling, offensive and defensive strategy, footwork, conditioning and more… In addition you will participate in fun and interactive basketball drills and games! *Each player will receive a basketball and T-Shirt Instructor: Coach Eddie, Coach Jon & Staff MERAGE JCC NJB BASKETBALL LEAGUE Please register by Grade. Players may move divisions based on skill levels. K-2nd Grade: Co-Ed Grades 3-8: Teams will be split by grade, gender and skill level. Registration ends Nov. 22 Evaluations and Team Placement: November Practices Begin: Late November Regular Season: December 8-February 9 All games are on Sundays. Game times will vary. Season schedule will be handed out by your coach. Gymnasium. JCC Members Only $230 for the season Register for the league by grade level and each player will be placed in the appropriate division by grade and skill level. Each team will have a coach and play on Sundays against other JCC teams and other teams from Orange County. Practices are held at the Merage JCC once per week with your coach and there will be an additional 40 minute practice before each Rookie and Pro League game on Sundays. League Commissioner: Eddie Priesand

Swimming Lessons CHILDREN’S PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS, AGES 3+ Day and time to be scheduled with the Aquatic Center $232 for eight 20-minute sessions, $288 for eight 30-minute sessions Private lessons help to further your child’s ability at his/her own pace. We specialize in individual attention through one-on-one teaching with our staff, who will design lessons to fit a swimmer’s needs and learning style. CHILDREN’S SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS, AGES 3+ Day and time to be scheduled with the Aquatic Center. $160 for eight 20-minute sessions, $192 for eight 30-minute sessions Semi-Private lessons allow your child to learn to swim with a friend or sibling. This Create-A-Class program offers lessons tailored to your lifestyle. SPECIALIZED SWIM LESSONS Day and time to be scheduled with the Aquatics Center $145 for five 20-minute sessions, $180 for five 30-minute sessions We have specialized classes for children who have great fear and apprehension of the water, and for children with special needs. Beginning with basic water safety, our experienced instructors guide children to feel safe and comfortable in the water as they learn to be confident swimmers. Please note: Make ups are not provided for group lesson absences. Schedule with the Aquatics Center.

FOR SPORTS INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION, please contact Eddie Priesand at (949) 435-3400, ext. 104 or email FOR AQUATICS AND SWIM LESSON INFORMATION AND GROUP PLACEMENT, please contact Chris Duncan at (949) 435-3400, ext. 144 or email or Gina Duncan at (949) 435-3400, ext. 160 or email

Year Round Youth Aquatics Program

Merage JCC WAVES Swim Team Trains Winners WAVES swimming uses a progressive age group program in which the swimmer is instructed and developed in physical, mental and emotional levels in a systematic fashion. An emphasis on fun and family for the younger swimmers develops into a gradual increase in commitment over a period of years. Every unique group for children emphasizes the joy of swimming while introducing beginning swimming techniques. The “pre-team” portion of the class teaches the fundamental motor skills of swimming with an emphasis on correct body placement. The WAVES offer competitive and non-competitive tracks for swimmers to follow once they finish with swim lessons. MONDAY –THURSDAY NON-COMPETITIVE GROUPS Senior Group 1 ages 13 & up: 3:30-6 p.m. $90 mo. Varsity Group ages 13 & up: 5-7 p.m. $85 mo. Bronze Group ages 9-13: 5:15-7 p.m. $80 mo. Blue Group ages 9-13: 3:30-4:45 p.m. $75 mo. White Group ages 5-9: 3:45-4:30 p.m. $65 mo. Dolphin Group ages 5-9: 3:45-4:30 p.m. $55 mo. Non-competitive groups learn basic skills of this lifetime sport including the different strokes and how to exercise in the water. Instruction is positive and the emphasis is on having fun. Your child will learn in a non-pressure, fun-filled environment. The program teaches sportsmanship, physical fitness and teamwork! Coaches: Coach Chris M, Coach Cece, Coach Oscar Coach Austin, Coach Adam and Coach Sean MONDAY –FRIDAY COMPETITIVE GROUPS Senior Group II ages 13 & up: 3:30-6:30 p.m. $95 mo Silver Group ages 9-13: 4:30-6:30 p.m. $85 mo. Red Group ages 5-9: 3:45--5 p.m. $75 mo. Competitive groups are specifically designed to introduce boys and girls to the continuation of swimming skills with the utmost regard to their physical and emotional development. This program caters to young swimmers who want to race. Team members must swim 3-4 times per week and participate in scheduled swim meets. Coaches: Coach Chris Duncan, Coach Gina, Coach Lara Registration fee: A non-refundable registration fee is required for the 2013-14 season. Fee includes team t-shirt and swim cap. New Swim Team Members $160 and Active Swim Team Members $130, sibling discount: $10 off per additional swim team member.


teens JTeen Events and Activities TEEN PICK UP BASKETBALL Wednesday Nights 6-9 p.m. Ongoing. JCC Members only, ages 13-17 Teen players have first priority in our JCC Wednesday night pick-up basketball games. JCC members only. No charge. Must show badge at fitness desk. TEEN ART, AGES 14+

Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.Nov. 6- Dec. 18

$140 members, $170 public Music, Art, Popcorn, Friends and Creativity: what a great way to end the day. This class is for the art student who wants a little more time and help exploring different art media under the guidance of an experienced artist. It’s also for the art student who just wants to paint, meet new people and have some fun. Students will gain a better understanding of art history, art theory and art careers. Students are encouraged to bring their own paints. One canvas provided per session. NO experience necessary. TEENS COLLEGE PREP - CHOOSING A SCHOOL, GRADES 9-12 Sunday, Nov. 3, 4 p.m. No charge. Selecting the right school for you is a big decision. Join us for this free session to learn how to get the most out of your college visits. College counselor Cynthia Muchnick will tell you everything you need to know about what to look for when visiting colleges. TEENS WEST COAST COLLEGE TOUR GRADES 9-12 November 8-11, 2013 Join the JCC Teen Departments of Orange County and San Diego as we road trip to California’s premier colleges and universities. At every school, we will meet with current Jewish students and learn about Jewish life on campus. Additionally, we will take a campus tour led by Hillel students, dine on campus and soak in the local sites. This college tour is unique because it emphasizes Jewish life and also allows teens to get a feel for the academic and social environment of every campus. Depart Friday, Nov. 8, return Monday, Nov. 11. $750 members, $800 public. TEEN NIGHT OUT: BREAKFAST FOR DINNER Saturday Nov. 23, 6-10 p.m. Join your friends for a delicious make your own pancake bar, watch a movie or just hang out with your friends. Members $10, public $15

Join us on facebook: JCC.Teens or follow us on Tweeter & Instagram: OCTeens FOR MORE INFORMATION about JCC Teen programming contact Heather Zucker, Director of Teen Services (949) 435- 3400 ext. 275,

JTeens Winter Camp WEEK 1: Dec. 23-27, 2013 (no camp 12/25/13) WEEK 2: Dec. 30, 2013-Jan. 3, 2014 (no camp 1/1/14) Grades 6-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (7 p.m. pick-up on 12/26 and 1/2)

Monday, Dec. 23 Hollywood Tuesday, Dec. 24 Knotts Berry Farm Thursday, Dec. 26 Tubing at Big Bear (dress warmly) Friday, Dec. 27 Downtown Disney Monday, Dec. 30 San Diego Tuesday, Dec. 31 Rock Climbing Thursday, Jan. 2 Six Flags Friday, Jan. 3 Hike in Laguna and Shake Shack $350 a week or $100 a day includes transportation and admission.

Teen Lounge: Unwind from school in the Teen Lounge, for JCC members only entering grades 6-12. You must wear your JCC I.D. badge. Hang-time in the Teen Lounge will be a place for homework, fun, and relaxing. Come enjoy our flat screen TVs, two pool tables, a ping pong table, Xbox 360 with all the newest games, stereo, three computers, and our homework area.

TEEN LOUNGE HOURS Monday-Thursday 3-6 p.m. I Friday 2:30-5 p.m. The Teen Lounge is supervised at all times by qualified staff. Teens must sign a required code of conduct before participating in teen center activities. MONDAY MITZVAH MADNESS: come do a mitzvah and get a free tasty after school snack POPCORN THURSDAY: we will have fresh homemade popcorn and watch a movie.

Merage JCC Fall Session 2 childrens guide  

Look what's happening for children and teens at the Merage JCC this fall.

Merage JCC Fall Session 2 childrens guide  

Look what's happening for children and teens at the Merage JCC this fall.