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Have a Good Year

Be More

at the JCC. www.jccmetrowest.org


Elementary School to Religious School Transportation

Where is your child after school?

Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Kids Club is a fun, safe, and supervised after-school program designed with busy families in mind. Program includes: • Arts & Crafts

• Cooking • Enrichment Classes • Swimming • Gym and Games • 3 Outdoor Playgrounds

• Homework Supervision • Transportation from Local Schools • Delicious Snacks • Amazing Staff • Holiday Celebrations & Cultural Events ...and much more!

Trip includes a healthy snack. A minimum number of children is required per religious school per day of the week—

Sign up today! *Livingston students make an intermediary stop at the JCC.

For more information, contact the Kids Club Hotline, 973-530-3490 (kidsclub@jccmetrowest.org)

Vacation Programs October • November • December

JCC MetroWest is now offering transportation from Livingston* and West Orange elementary schools to area synagogues for Religious School.

Contact Eliza Millman at 973-929-2922 (emillman@jccmetrowest.org).

When School is out… the JCC is in! Vacation Program Policies and Procedures • Programs are open to Members and Guests of the JCC. • Space is limited. Cancellations will incur a cancellation fee.

Spend school vacations at the JCC Join us for days filled with trips, sports, theater, fun, and excitement. JCC MetroWest offers a variety of Vacation Programs to choose from. Pick one program for the full vacation or mix and match to suit your child’s interest. Our programs are open to the whole community.

Early Childhood • ages 3–4

• Cancellation Policy: Cancellations 48 hours prior to a Vacation Program will receive a JCC credit. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to a Vacation Program will receive no refund. • Late Registration Fee: If you do not enroll your child by the date under the program there will be a $10 late registration fee. • Please bring a kosher dairy, nut-free lunch each day. • Bring a bathing suit and towel when applicable. • Before and After Care is available at no additional fee from 7:30am–6:00pm.

Don’t let your little one miss out! Each day it’s a different activity just right for them.

• Parents who pick up after 6:00pm will be charged $1.00 per minute.

Vacation Station • grades K–6

• Any child who requires a Shadow Counselor must coordinate this arrangement with our Special Needs Director. The Shadow Counselor is paid separately by the parent.

Shows, carnivals, bowling, movies, special events, and more! See pages 19, 26 & 27 for more details.

Sign up today!

• Low registration may result in program cancellation.


Enjoy More F u n with Family & F riends at the J CC !

Special Saturday Winter Hours December 1 - March 10 Saturdays Open Until 9:00pm While Shabbat ends early, the JCC will stay open until 9:00am on Saturdays. Come join us for Fitness, Swim, Gym & Indoor Track. Questions? Stop by our Membership Office or call 973-530-3443.

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Re-think Your Workout – We’ll Re-define Fitness! Now in Studio 3 Be Fit TRX | New to TRX? Burn while you learn! TRX Mania | TRX + Ropes + Heavy Bags = Mania! Kettlebell | Give Your Workout NEW Momentum! Boot Camp Mania | Heavy Bags, Ropes, Drills—bring the Intensity! Find Out More Today! Pick up a schedule the Fitness Reception Desk.

Join Us for the Second JCC Indoor Triathlon! Training Programs arespecifically designed to help you get ready for the event!

Find Out More Today Sharon Tobey | 973-530-3407 stobey@jccmetrowest.org

Indoor Triathlon SWIM BIKE RUN

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PreK – G

• 35 Beautiful Acres of Swimming, Crafts, and Outdoor Fun • Junior Village—Just the Right Size for PreK–Grade 1 • More Options, Adventure, and Choice for Grades 2–10

• Caring, Experienced Staff • Weekly Themes & Activities • Instructional Swim & Organized Sports

Big Kids Camp— Little Kids Environment

theater camp

camps

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Grades K

triple threat

JCC MetroWest

JCC MetroWest

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A Summer of Fun— A Lifetime of Memories s4 & Grade 3 – K s Grade

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• Weekly Trips to NYC: Master Class, Lunch, Matinee • Study with Working Professionals • Flexibility—Stay for a Day or Explore a Week

• Two Performance Showcases per Summer

• In-depth Discovery of Chemistry, Music, Cooking, and More • NEW! Friday Trips

Discover a New World Every Day

Acting! Dance! Song! All Summer Long

Contact 973-929-2901 | camps@jccmetrowest.org | www.jccmetrowest.org


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parent place (prenatal-2 yrs) child | parent classes parent classes red cross classes swim classes • aquatics

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early childhood (2-5 yrs) aquatics art dance enrichment club jcc junior sports & recreation vacation programs

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children (K-5) american red cross aquatics art dance | theater enrichment jewish education club jcc junior sports & recreation theater vacation programs

departments • talk to us Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC Ross Family Campus 760 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052 973-530-3400 973-736-6871 Fax

administrative Florine Peck, Executive Assistant • 973-530-3402 accounting | financial services Stephen Lasser Chief Financial Officer • 973-530-3940 aquatics Kathy Torre, Director • 973-530-3522

fitness hours Sunday 7:00am – 7:00pm Monday-Thursday 5:30am – 10:00pm Friday 5:30am – 6:00pm Saturday 7:00am – 7:00pm

membership office hours Sunday Monday-Thursday Friday & Saturday

executive Alan Feldman Chief Executive Officer • 973-530-3988

9:00am – 5:00pm 9:00am – 8:00pm 9:00am – 5:00pm

JCC MetroWest is a beneficiary of United Jewish Communities of MetroWest NJ, the United Way of Essex and West Hudson, and a member of the JCC Association of North America.

JCC MetroWest Program Guide is published four times a year and is printed twice a year by Kay Graphics.

Every attempt will be made to accommodate individuals with special needs with advance notice. For more information or specific requests, contact the Special Needs Director at 973-530-3478.

teens american red cross art dance club jcc teen music sports & recreation theater at JCC MetroWest

center for adult enrichment Sharon Gordon, Director • 973-530-3480

stay connected wellness institute

sixty plus and younger!

special needs Rebecca Gallanter, Director • 973-530-3478 special projects Eliza Millman, Director • 973-929-2922 sports & recreation Sherri Feldscher, Director • 973-530-3425

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adults

fitness Wes Caron, General Manager • 973-530-3994

membership Marcy Burack, Director • 973-530-3984

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saint barnabas medical center

early childhood services Grace Kaplan, Education Director • 973-530-3468

marketing Melissa M. Allen, Director • 973-530-3488

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morris county connection

american red cross aquatics cultural arts health & healing jewish education sports & fitness

center for jewish life Rhonda Lillianthal, Director • 973-530-3519

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israel program center living bridges

center for children, youth & teens Eliza Millman, Director • 973-929-2922

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adler aphasia center

camping services Diana Ackerman, Director • 973-929-2925

center for the arts Carol Berman, Manager • 973-530-3421

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couples @ leisure men @ leisure women @ leisure life long learning • east (west orange) day trips fall film series special events JCC MetroWest satellite senior centers Margulies senior center

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simple and easy registration from wherever you hang out!

Register for classes online at

www.jccmetrowest.org Click on E-Register Online and In-Person Registration opens

8:00am • Tuesday, August 7 Guest Registration opens 8:00am • Tuesday, August 14

Kid Care

Free High Holiday Tickets Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur *

Child care while you enjoy the JCC! • Age 6 weeks and up • Age appropriate rooms and activities Separate Preschool for children age 1 and under

• FREE! (2 hour maximum) • Beepers to keep you in touch with Kid Care

Hours* Monday • 8:00am-2:00pm Tuesday • 8:00am-2:00pm / 5:00pm-8:00pm Wednesday • 8:00am-2:00pm Thursday • 8:00am-2:00pm / 5:00pm-8:00pm Friday • 8:00am-2:00pm Saturday • 8:00am-2:00pm Sunday • 8:00am-2:00pm * Hours subject to change.

For more information, contact 973-530-3406.

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New to the community? Haven’t joined a synagogue yet? MetroPass is for you! Find a participating synagogue near you and get your MetroPass at:

www.jfedmw.org/metropass

Offer ends September 5, 2012

This is a one-time offer per individual/family. Those who participate in this program in a given year may not participate in subsequent years.

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Rosh Hashanah September 16 - Sundown September 17 September 18 Yom Kippur September 25 - Sundown September 26

901 Route 10 Whippany, NJ 07981 (973) 929-3000 www.jfedmw.org

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entertainment for all ages

JCC MetroWest Children’s Music Series Tickets 1–800–494–TIXS

www.boxofficetickets.com/jccmetrowest

Group Sales

Ticket discounts are available to groups of 10 or more. For more information, call 973–530–3421.

BEATLES AND BUBBLE GUM with STING RAY from STARFISH and friends! Friday, November 9 • 11:00am Beatles & Bubblegum is a fun and interactive show for kids and families that explores the music of the Beatles and the bubblegum artists of the 60s & 70s such as the Monkees and the Archies. All ages will enjoy this family program that is sure to get you singing and dancing..."all you need is love, love . . . love is all you need." For the past 5 years, Ray "Sting Ray" Leone has been the front-man and lead singer of the critically acclaimed kid-friendly rock band StarFish. StarFish just completed a live DVD/CD and is working on their 3rd studio album.

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ANNUAL NEW YEARS ROCKIN' PARTY WITH MR. RAY!

For more information, contact Samara Grossman, 973-530-3410 (sgrossman@jccmetrowest.org).

JCC MetroWest Theater Companies

Thursday, December 27 • 11:00am This rocking family-friendly show shouldn't be missed! Simply put . . . "It's music for the kid in ALL of us!" Mr. RAY (Ray Andersen) honed his skills jamming with Bruce Springsteen, playing guitar and keyboards for Meat Loaf, and writing and singing his tunes in Blue Van Gogh, an indie band with his wife, and throughout Germany with Matchbox Twenty.

center for the arts • entertainment for all ages

We Need You! Looking for volunteer hours, some part time work, or a great resume builder? Positions available in: • Assistant Stage Management • Spot Light • Ushers • Show Counselors and more! Contact Samara Grossman, 973-530-3410 (sgrossman@jccmetrowest.org).

JCC MetroWest • Your Jewish Community Center


theater performances produced by JCC MetroWest JCC MetroWest Children’s Production Company

audition info

Mini Stars Grades K-1 Kid Stars Grades 2-6

There is a participation fee to be in the show. Go to page 25 to see more information.

Mini-Stars (grades K-1) Auditions Thursday, September 6 • 3:30pm-4:30pm Thursday, September 13 • 3:30pm-4:30pm

Kid-Stars (grades 2-6) Thursday, September 6 • 5:00pm-7:00pm Thursday, September 13 • 5:00pm-7:00pm

auditions In a magical kingdom fathoms below, a beautiful young mermaid longs to live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, make a deal with the evil sea witch, and convince the Prince that she’s the girl he’s looking for. Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production, Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. features the hit songs "Part of Your World," "She’s in Love," and the Oscar-winning "Under the Sea."

show info

Gaelen Art Gallery East

Mini Stars:

Jeff Wolfson and Patricia Ritchie Pastels and Collages Sunday, September 9-Sunday, October 28 Reception: Sunday, September 9 11:00am-1:00pm

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC West Orange

Sunday, November 18 • 1:00pm

Kids Stars: Thursday, November 15 • 7:00pm Saturday, November 17 • 7:30pm Sunday, November 18 • 3:00pm

WAE Center Painting, Drawing, and Photography Sunday, November 4-January 6

Tickets: $13 members/student/senior $16 general Please call the theater box office at 1-800-494-TIXS or visit www.boxofficetickets.com/jccmetrowest

JCC MetroWest Teen Production Company

audition Info:

Teen Stars

There is a participation fee to be in the show. Go to page 34 to see more information.

Grades 7-12

Teen-Stars (grades 7-12) Thursday, September 6 • 7:30pm-9:30pm Thursday, September 13 • 7:30pm-9:30pm

show info auditions 9 to 5 The Musical is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. 9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of three unlikely friends who conspire to take control of their company and learn there's nothing they can't do—even in a man's world. Outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic, 9 to 5 The Musical is about teaming up and taking care of business . . . it's about getting credit and getting even . . .

art galleries

Thursday, December 13 • 7:30pm Saturday, December 15 • 8:00pm Sunday, December 16 • 3:00pm

Roland Exhibition Corridor & Theater Lobby Jeri Greenberg Painting Sunday, September 9-Sunday, October 28 Reception: Sunday, September 9 11:00am-1:00pm WAE Center Painting, Drawing and Photography Sunday, November 4-January 6

Theater Lobby Showcases David Landworth West Orange Memorabilia Sunday, September 9-Sunday, January 6 Reception: Sunday, September 9 11:00am-1:00pm

Tickets: $15 member/student/senior $18 general public Please call the theater box office at 1-800-494-TIXS or visit www.boxofficetickets.com/jccmetrowest

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parent place

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A place for y  ou and your child to build relationships... A place to connect, grow, and learn... A place to begin your Jewish journey.

child | parent classes Contact Katy Strulson, 973-530-3915 (kstrulson@). Baby and Me Yoga Bring your little wonder to a Mom and Me Yoga class for a delightful experience. Each class will incorporate baby engagement and massage. Baby interruptions and cooing are expected and welcome. birth - 7 mos Baby Buffet . . . A Little Taste of Everything Join us each week for a new experience... Classes will include Baby and Me Yoga, Stroller Fit, Infant Massage and more, all taught by professionals in their field. birth - 6 mos

Broadway Babies Broadway sets the stage for this energetic, educational, and unique mommy and me class. Come share the magic of Broadway with us! Infant - 3 yrs The Dinner Club Join us for a structured play at the end of the day. A place to come and enjoy time with your friends. Dinner will be provided for the children. birth - 7 mos Gym Jam I & II Child and parent or caregiver play together. Climb on ladders, go down the slide, crawl through tunnels, jump on the mini trampoline, play in the ball pit, bowl, throw beanbags, and build with styrofoam blocks. Confidence, coordination, and socialization develop through circle games and group play. Sneakers required for all. Gym Jam I 12 - 18 mos & parent Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $237/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess..

9:30 - 10:15am CJ-SW113F3

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21 mos. - 3 yrs Music with Miss Jodi Enjoy singing, movement, stories and other creative activities while having fun with your child and making new friends. 3 mos. - 2 yrs Jumping Jacks Using balance balls, bubbles, tunnels, and more, this class will encourage you and your child to explore their world while focusing on gross motor skills. 15 mos. - 21 mos. Rock-n-Roll Babies All your favorite bands from the 70's, 80's, 90's, and today will set the backdrop as your child explores different musical instruments and props to increase their musical knowledge and creativity. Infant - 3 yrs Tot Shabbat Enjoy singing, movement, stories, and challah every Friday morning.

Gym Jam II Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $237/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

Mini Monets You and your child will create works of art while exploring different media.

10:30 - 11:15am CJ-SW113F3A

15 mos. - 2 yrs.

JCC MetroWest • Your Jewish Community Center


parent place

Many milestones Rolling, sitting, grasping and crawling . . . this Baby and Me class is designed to expose you to fun exercises to help your baby develop fine and gross motor skills. Facilitated by a professional in the field. birth - 6 mos You & Your Almost 2 Come play at the J! Meet parents in an informal and supportive environment while your child is introduced to different art, media, music and stories. Have fun with your child and enjoy being with a new group of friends.

red cross classes

support groups

18 mos. - 2 yrs.

parent classes Contact Katy Strulson, 973-530-3915 (kstrulson@).

For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/ arcclasses or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. See page 33 for our Red Cross classes.

Mom’s Knitting Circle Whether you are a novice or an experienced knitter, all you need are a pair of needles, yarn, and a positive attitude. Bring baby/toddler to this knitting circle and focus on your creative interest while your child is engaged in their own “circle” fun. Stroller Fit Stroller Fitness 4 Moms class is designed specifically to help moms get fit. This class is filled with high impact exercises designed to help moms get their bodies back and feel great! This class combines strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills. Pilates, yoga and abdominal exercises help improve core strength. Stroller Fitness 4 Moms not only will help you look great—you can get rid of those aches and pains that can come with being a mom. Classes are held rain or shine!

Gather with new mothers and babies to share experiences of this remarkable and sometimes overwhelming phase of life—birth, meeting your new baby, and transition to motherhood. Facilitated by Tricia Stern, LCSW, MPH, JFS Coordinator of Child and Adolescent Services. To register, please contact Patricia Stern at pstern@jfs.metrowest.org birth - 6 mos

JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. All lifeguards and swim instructors are American Red Cross trained. All courses are conducted by American Red Cross authorized instructors and instructor trainers.

First Steps - Groups for Parents Gather with new mothers and babies to share experiences of this remarkable and sometimes overwhelming phase of life—birth, meeting your new baby and transition to motherhood. Facilitated by Tricia Stern, LCSW, MPH, JFS Coordinator of Child and Adolescent Services. To register, please contact Patricia Stern at pstern@jfs.metrowest.org

birth - 3 yrs.

Coming! October 2012 Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • West Orange

Go “All-In” for a great night of poker! at JCC MetroWest

Terrific Prizes Great Food

To register, visit Parent Place Classes & Playgroups Contact Katy Strulson at 973-530-3915 (kstrulson@) for more information about Parent Place classes. We welcome private playgroups to our Parent Place! Please call 973-530-3915 to check for availability.

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973-530-3466 Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • Ross Family Campus 760 Northfield Avenue • West Orange • 973-530-3400 www.jccmetrowest.org

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Silly Swans A transitional swim class designed to promote independence. Parents must be prepared to participate in the water but are phased out after the first few lessons. Rubber pants AND swim diaper required under child’s swimsuit. 3 - 5 yrs & parent

Little Dippers and Flippers This is a combined level class filled with great experiences and fun activities that teach infants and young swimmers to feel comfortable in the water. Parents learn to hold and support infants and young children properly in the water. Infants will explore breath control, floating, and changing body position while “moving” through the water. Rubber pants AND swim diaper required under swimsuit. 6 - 36 mos. & parent

swim classes • aquatics For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/aquaticspc or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. Personal flotation devices are not permitted, except at the discretion of the Aquatics staff, to ensure a safe environment. Parents or guardians must be in the pool with children who are nonswimmers or younger than age 6. Changing a child of any age, including diaper changing on the pool deck, is strictly prohibited. Please use the locker rooms provided for your safety and convenience. Rubber pants AND swim diapers are required under swimsuit for all children who are not yet toilet trained. For your convenience, rubber pants are available at the Reception Desk. It is important to understand that Parent and Child Aquatics is not designed to teach infants and toddlers to become skilled swimmers or even to survive in the water on their own. Little Dippers Great experiences and fun activities teach infants to feel comfortable in the water. Parents learn to hold and support infants properly in the water. Infants will explore breath control, floating, and changing body position while “moving” through the water. Rubber pants AND swim diaper required under swimsuit. 6 - 18 mos. & parent Little Flippers Great experiences and fun activities teach young swimmers to feel comfortable in the water. Special techniques using parental assistance teach children water safety, safe entry, kicking, and arm movements. Swimmers build on breath control, floating, and changing body position while “moving” through the water. Rubber pants AND swim diaper required under swimsuit. 18 - 36 mos. & parent Little Skippers An advanced class for the swimmer who is ready to develop basic swimming skills—bobbing, floating, gliding, and combined arm and leg movements. Parental participation is required. Rubber pants AND swim diapers are required under the child’s swimsuit. 2 - 3 yrs & parent

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Catch the Wave and Join the

JCC MetroWest Aquatics School More options . . . Greater convenience . . . Superior service

We are committed to serving you, your family, and our community. • JCC MetroWest Aquatics School runs September through June. • Registration for fall classes opens on August 7.

Registration is as easy as 1 . . . 2 . . . 3 1. Make an appointment for a swim level evaluation* 2. Go to www.jccmetrowest.org/aquatics and check out our class options. 3. Register by completing our Registration Form. Evaluations can be scheduled by calling the JCC MetroWest Aquatics Department. * Evaluations are not needed for Parent/Child or Adult Learn to Swim Classes. All evaluation appointments are 15 minute sessions. That’s it! After your child is evaluated by one of our American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors, you can go to the JCC MetroWest website and find the appropriate class levels and browse the class listings for a day and time that fits your schedule. All you have to do is click on “Register” next to the desired class and you will be brought to our, secure on-line registration form. Completing this form one time will create a new customer account that you will be able to access 24/7 from the comfort and privacy of your home or office. Once you register you will receive an automatically generated email confirming your enrollment into the JCC MetroWest Aquatics School, indicating your class registration is in process. Once your class registration is completed, you will receive a personal email confirming the class day, time, and start date. In order to maintain our high quality of teaching and to ensure a continuous and progressive flow for all students, new students will be admitted into their appropriate class on the first 7 class dates of each month. JCC MetroWest Aquatics School is open to JCC Members and the public. JCC Members receive discounted rates on all JCC MetroWest Aquatics School classes. Registration is ongoing so we’re always ready to serve you!

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early childhood Contact Grace Kaplan, Director of Early Childhood Services, 973-530-3479 (gkaplan@). Preschool JCC MetroWest offers families with children age 2-5 years part-time or full care options. Professionally trained staff guide children through a program rich in art, music, drama, science, and physical exploration. They begin a process of building reading and math skills. The program is designed to give children and their families opportunities to learn about and celebrate our Jewish heritage. Full care program meets 7:30am-6:00pm, Monday-Thursday; 7:30am-5:45pm on Fridays.

kindergarten Children who turn 5 by December 31 of the year they enter Kindergarten are invited to participate in our program. Our reading and math programs are designed to meet children’s individual needs. There are many opportunities for science investigation, cooking, music, art, and computers. Under the guidance of our Aquatics and Sports & Recreation Departments, instructional gym and swim are included in the program. Children experience a full range of Jewish programming as we celebrate Shabbat and holidays.

enrichment programming We believe that learning is everywhere. We weave it into your child’s day in a nurturing, safe, and fun-filled environment that will prepare your child for the academic challenges ahead. For children 2-5 years old, these classes build upon the activities and education that they are already receiving in the classroom: swimming skills, tennis, cooking, ballet, art & drawing, hockey, soccer, and much more. KIDS CLUB Extended hours through our Kids Club are available 7:30am-6:00pm, Monday-Thursday; 7:30am-5:45pm on Fridays.

Preschool & kindergarten registration

JCC Preschool Inclusion Program

Preschool registration occurs the year before your child enters school. To facilitate an easy enrollment into our Preschool programs, we have instituted the following priority levels:

Early Childhood Programs | ages 2–4 years

Priority Level 1: Children currently enrolled in JCC Preschool. Priority Level 2: Siblings of children currently enrolled in JCC Preschool, Kindergarten, or Grade School Kids Club.

One-on-one “shadow” aide/counselor provided for success in a typical preschool classroom and/ or camp group, located at Cooperman JCC. Interview and acceptance into program required. Additional fee.

For further information, please contact the JCC Early Childhood office, 973-530-3479 (EarlyChildhoodWO@jccmetrowest.org).

Priority Level 3: Children whose siblings have attended the previously listed programs and whose family has maintained their JCC MetroWest Membership.

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red cross classes

early childhood

For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/ arcclasses or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. See page 33 for our Red Cross classes.

Silly Swans

aquatics For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/preschoolswim. If the class is full on line, please call 973-530-3423 to be placed on a wait list.

Personal flotation devices are not permitted, except at the discretion of the Aquatics staff, to ensure a safe environment. Parents or guardians must be in the pool with children who are non-swimmers or younger than age 6.

JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. All lifeguards and swim instructors are American Red Cross trained. All courses are conducted by American Red Cross authorized instructors and instructor trainers.

Changing a child of any age on the pool deck is strictly prohibited. Please use the locker rooms provided for your safety and convenience. JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. For more information see page 8.

Private Swim LessonS 30 minute private lessons are available for all age groups. Participants must be at least 3 years old and have a Full Center Membership. $45 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $200.

Semi Private Swim Lessons Two swimmers with same ability level. (Fees are shared between the two swimmers). Participants must be at least 3 years old and have a Full Center Membership. $70 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $300.

A transitional swim class designed to promote independence. Parents must be prepared to participate in the water but are phased out after the first few lessons. Rubber pants AND swim diaper required under swimsuit for all children who are not yet toliet trained. 3 - 5 yrs & parent Rubber Duckies • Preschool Level 1 Basic personal water safety information and skills are taught to help swimmers feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy water safely. Elementary aquatic skills that are the foundation for future skills are introduced. Swimmers explore movement in the water—bobbing, floating, and gliding. Good attitudes and safe practices in and around the water begin to develop. Must be toilet trained. 3 1/2 - 5 yrs Polar Bears • Preschool Level 2 Swimmers entering PS Level 2 must have a PS Level 1 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in PS Level 1. Swimmers gain confidence in breath control and learn to float and glide on their own. They continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to lay the foundation for future strokes. Swimmers build upon self-help and rescue skills. Must be toilet trained. 3 1/2 - 5 yrs Sea Ponies • Preschool Level 3 Swimmers entering PS Level 3 must have a PS Level 2 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in PS Level 2. Further development of swimming skills started in previous levels through additional guided practice. Swimmers learn to effectively coordinate combined simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on front and back. Adjustment to deep water, along with additional water safety and self rescue skills, are taught. 4 - 5 yrs

Catch the Wave and Join the

JCC MetroWest Aquatics School Proudly Offering American Red Cross Programming More options . . . Greater convenience . . . Superior service

We are committed to serving you, your family, and our community. We are delighted to invite you to use our convenient online registration! For Preschool swim classes please visit www.jccmetrowest.org/preschoolswim

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JCC MetroWest • Your Jewish Community Center


Fun with Clay Children will be introduced to the fun and exciting world of clay. Emphasis is placed on experiencing and enjoying a new medium. Projects will include tiles, animals, and wall plaques. 2 - 4 yrs

art

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312WFC2

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312FFC3

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312MFC1

Animal Art Using different mediums each week, students will create a new animal to take home. A great way to learn about art while making projects they will love to show off. 2 1/2 - 4 yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312TAA1 2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312TAA2

Art Explorer A mixed media course in which children experiment with many different art materials including clay, pastels, charcoals, paints, and many more. 3 - 5 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312WAE1 2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312WAE2

Children's art therapy “Art is the highest form of play.” - Leo Schulemowitz, stone sculptor If you believe in play as an art form, if your child’s artistic efforts at home make you yearn for a place where your child’s imagination can run free, and if you’d like to see the emotional process that your child goes through creating art, then these are the art therapy classes for your child. These classes are led by a trained and experienced Art Therapist.

Creative Clay Students discover the magical qualities of clay while handbuilding whimsical animals, coil pots, and figurative sculptures. Students have fun with weekly projects where they use their imagination and learn technical clay skills. 3 - 6 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312WCC2 2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312FCC3

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312MCC1

2 - 6 yrs

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312TAT1

2 1/2 - 3 yrs Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $2312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312FPB

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

10:15-11:00am CJ-CA312MPB5

Pre-Ballet 3 and 4 Get your little dancer off on the right foot with this beginner course. Children will learn vocabulary, combinations, and uniform movement simulating an actual ballet. The students will use the barre, perform center and across the floor exercises, and learn coordination, grace and form. *Leotard, tights and ballet slippers are recommended.*

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Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@).

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

Pre - Ballet 2+ Get your little dancer off on the right foot with this beginner course. Children will learn vocabulary, combinations, and uniform movement simulating an actual ballet. The students will use the barre, perform center and across the floor exercises, and learn coordination, grace and form. *Leotard, tights and ballet slippers are recommended.*

3 - 4 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312MPB2

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312TPB3

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

10:15 - 11:00am CJ-CA312FPB4

Ballet 1 If you love ballet, this is the class for you. Children learn the basics of ballet technique and movement. A little more structure and a lot of fun while strengthening posture, rhythm, and movement skills. 3 - 6 yrs

dance | song Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@).

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312HB1

Ballet and Tap Get those leotards ready! Bring ballet slippers and tap shoes, too! This wonderful dance equipment will help your youngster learn the rudiments of ballet and tap dance. 3 - 6 yrs

Creative Construction Create loads of masterpieces out of different materials such as cardboard, wood, plastic, paper, and fabric. Have fun building creations such as magic castles, knights, animals, cars, and much more.

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312WBT2

3 - 5 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312HCC1

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Hip Hop Get in the groove, learn the moves! Hip Hop! The latest craze around! Come on down and jump right in. Give it a chance, take a spin! Learn all of the latest choreography used in all of the music videos and dance to your favorite artists.

Lunch Bunch Extend the fun of your child's JCC Preschool day. Time to eat, socialize with friends, and a chance for large motor activity. Lunch Bunch is only open to children in the JCC Preschool. Children are escorted between Preschool and enrichment classes, excluding swimming. 3 - 4 yrs

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3 - 6 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

10:15 - 11:00 CJ-CA312WHH5

Sep. 6 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $234/18 sess.

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312WHH1

Sep. 6 - Jan. 25 M/T/W/Th/F 11:30am - 12:40pm Member: $984/82 sess. CJ-ECLBMF1

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-CA312HHH2

Sep. 7 - Jan. 25 F Member: $234/18 sess.

11:30am - 12:45pm CJ-ECLBF1

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312FHH4

Sep. 7 - Jan. 25 M/W/F Member: $625/50 sess.

11:30am - 12:40pm CJ-ECLBMWF1

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312MHH3

Sep. 10 - Jan. 14 M Member: $195/15 sess.

11:30am - 12:40pm CJ-ECLBM1

Sep. 11 - Jan. 22 T Member: $182/14 sess.

11:30am - 12:40pm CJ-ECLBT1

Sep. 12 - Jan. 23 W Member: $221/17 sess.

11:30am - 12:40pm CJ-ECLBW1

Intro to Acting This new class is a great introduction to the magic of acting for our youngest students. The pre-school actor explores acting through fairy tales, animal exercises and books. This class is great to build self-esteem in young pre-school age children. 4 - 6 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 ses Guest: $338/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312MIA1

enrichment Contact Katy Strulson, 973-530-3915 (kstrulson@). Membership required. Chop, Chop Kids And the secret ingredient is . . . Our chefs will learn age appropriate culinary skills, basic nutrition information, and use creativity to develop delicious dishes. 3 - 5 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECCCK1

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECCCK2

Jazz and Tap Try something new, learn a little more. A more advanced tap class and an intro to Jazz for our 4-5 year olds. 4 - 6 yrs

4 - 6 yrs 2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-CA312TJT

Be My Partner: Creative Movement for child and adult Moms, dads, or caregivers come to a creative movement/ballet class and get your little dancer started with you! 2 - 5+ yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

9:15 - 10:00am CJ-CA312MMM

Piano Lessons Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate player, our teachers will build on your abilities and have you playing successfully. Voice Lessons Develop proper voice technique and a personal singing style to go along with it. Expand your repertoire and boost your confidence.

For more information, please contact mbrody@ jccmetrowest.org to schedule your first lesson.

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Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECAC01

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-ECEC02

Music With Miss Jodi Miss Jodi from Circle Time Live will get your child singing and moving to the music. Enjoy movement, stories, and other creative activi­ties, while having fun with your child and mak­ing new friends. 2 - 3 yrs

Everything Counts Everything in the world matters­—animals, water and the environment. We will explore the world with a sense of wonder and appreciation that connects us to Jewish life. Taught by Donna Cohen

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

11:30am - 12:45pm CJ-ECLBTH1

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECMJ02

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $162/13 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECMJ01

Oodles of Science Do you love to experiment, play with water, or look through a magnifying glass? Then this is the class for you! 3 - 4 yrs

Incredible Edibles Your 2 year old will love getting messy while enjoying their edible creations. Fruit loop jewelry, pretzel letters, and much much more!

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECSM01

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $162/13 sess. Guest: $195/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECSM02

2 - 3 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 M Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECIE1

Lego Mania Children will enjoy a structured Lego playtime. Under the guidance of a teacher, they will work together to build colorful Lego masterpieces while enhancing their social skills. 3 - 5 yrs Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECLM1

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Road to Reading Through fun and phonics, your child will be introduced to beginning reading skills. This small and intimate class will focus on comprehension and letter recognition with one of our own reading specialists 3 - 5 yrs

2 - 5 yrs

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECRR01

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $200/16 sess. Guest: $240/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECRR02

Shari’s Surprise Take a journey with Shari to many different places . . . Will you take a safari into the jungle, take a stroll into a museum, or sw im with the dolphins under the sea? 3 - 5 yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECSST1

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $162/13 sess. Guest: $195/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECSS2

Uno! Dos! Tres! What an opportunity! Children love learning new things and it is so much fun to learn a new language. Jump on the Spanish choo- choo train and pick up words in a new language. Spanish will be taught through songs, games, and visuals that are age appropriate for your children.

Sep. 24 - Nov. 26 M

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECPBM1

Sep. 24 - Nov. 26 M

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECPBM01

Sep. 24 - Nov. 26 M Member: $219/8 sess. Guest: $245/8 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-ECPBM001

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECUDT01

Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 T

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECPBT1

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $162/13 sess. Guest: $195/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECUDT02

Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 T

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECPBT01

Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 T Member: $219/8 sess. Guest: $245/8 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-ECPBT001

Dec. 3 - Jan. 14 M

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECPBM2

Dec. 3 - Jan. 14 M

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECPBM02

Dec. 3 - Jan. 14 M Member: $188/5 sess. Guest: $215/5 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-ECPBM002

Dec. 11 - Jan. 22 T

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-ECPBT2

Dec. 11 - Jan. 22 T

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-ECPBT02

Dec. 11 - Jan. 22 T Member: $188/5 sess. Guest: $215/5 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-ECPBT002

2 1/2 - 5 yrs

jewish learning Kesher Jewish Education Program Your child is now at public school! Help keep your child connected to their Jewish sense of self through this new and exciting program for grades K, 1, and 2. This program at the JCC will feature professional Jewish educators and Hebrew teachers who will help your children continue on the road of Jewish learning. It program will help children and their parents create a strong Jewish community through parent workshops, holiday programming, and more! The 27 session class will cover topics such as Holidays, Bible, Hebrew and Mitzvot! Your child will feel great about being Jewish. 4 1/2 - 8 yrs Sep. 27 - Jan. 24 T/Th Member: $360/19 sess. Guest: $440/19 sess.

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4:15 - 5:30pm CJ-CH213THJEP

club jcc junior Contact Rebecca Gallanter, 973-530-3478 (rgallanter@). Club JCC Junior 18 months-15 years Moms Support Group for Families with Special Needs Are you interested in a support group for moms of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other moms, tips for advocating for your child, and information about the services and resources available in our community. For more information or to register, please contact Rebecca Wanatick, (973- 929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

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Puterbugs Use your child's interest in technology to unlock new learning potential! Discovery Kids Puterbugs prepares children 7 and younger with today’s Top 100 Tech Skills. Curriculum is aligned to national standards that boost important readiness skills such as listening comprehension, and early math and reading skills. Features small class size, one laptop per child, and exclusive access online at home! Make learning technology a safe and meaningful process for your child with these innovative and educational technology classes from the parent-trusted Discovery Kids. Classes offered by iKids H.Q.,LLC.

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th

Dads Support Group for Families with Special Needs Calling all Dads: Are you interested in forming a support group for fathers of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other fathers, ways to advocate for your child, and information about services and resources available in the community. For more information, please contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

JCC Preschool Inclusion Program Early Childhood Programs | ages 2–4 years One-on-one “shadow” aide/counselor provided for success in a typical preschool classroom and/or camp group, located at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange. Interview and acceptance into program required. Additional fee.

For further information, please contact the JCC Early Childhood office, 973-530-3479 (EarlyChildhoodWO@jccmetrowest.org).

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Gym Jam II Children and parent or caregiver play together. Climb on ladders, slide down a slide, crawl through tunnels, jump on our mini trampoline, play in the ball pit, bowl, throw beanbags, and build with Styrofoam blocks. Confidence, coordination, and socialization develop through circle games and group play. Sneakers required for all. 1 1/2 - 3 yrs

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Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $237/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

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Contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@). If the class is full online, please call 973-5303423 to be placed on a wait list. Please note: 12:45 classes are for children age appropriate for a 2/12 or a 3 year old Preschool class unless otherwise noted and 2:10 classes are appropriate for a 4 year old program unless otherwise noted. Please carefully check the age requirements as some 2:10 classes are also for 3 year olds. Please call if you do not see what you are looking for. We will try to accommodate requests for new classes. Adventures in Gym Supervised gym time for the children in 2+ classes and children 2 1/2 who are ready for a class without their parent. Children will be given balls, hoops, scooters, beanbags, frisbees and more. Slides, tunnels, balance beams, and obstacle courses will also be explored. 2 1/2 - 3 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113W1

All Sorts of Sports If you can say it, they will play it! Kick, hit, throw it, and more. 4 - 6 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-SW113W8

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113T8

Gymmie Bears Gymnastics class designed for the preschooler. Learn forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and more. Class also includes use of balance beam, uneven bars, and vaulting. 3 - 5 yrs Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113F12

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113F12A

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10:30 - 11:15am CJ-SW113F3A

Hoops Clinic The class will incorporate unique skills and drills for basketball. Class time will focus on: shooting technique, dribbling, passing, offensive/ defensive play, positioning, and game strategies. All participants will compete in actual game settings. 3 - 4 yrs Dec. 1 - Feb. 9 Sat Member: $136/8 sess. Guest: $156/8 sess.

10:15 - 11:00am CJ-SW113Y21

Individual Sports and Tennis Too Enjoy our indoor miniature golf course. Bowl a strike and a spare. Run and jump on our indoor track. Play tennis with small rackets, low nets ,and foam tennis balls. 3 - 5 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113H07

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113H07A

Kids Yoga It's fun and creative. It builds self-esteem and confidence. It increases concentration and attention. It's Kids Yoga! Through music, games, stories, and laughter, your child will discover the magic of yoga. 3 - 4 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $272/16 sess. Guest: $313/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113W11

4 - 6 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113M5

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $221/13 sess. Guest: 254/13 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-SW113M5A

Lacrosse Clinic This class will incorporate unique skills and drills to introduce your child to the sport of lacrosse. Class time will focus on: footwork/agility, stick work, proper throwing and receiving, shooting and passing, and game play. All participants will compete in actual game settings. 3 - 4 yrs Sep. 22 - Oct. 27 Sat Member: $102/6 sess. Guest: $117/6

10:15 - 11:00am CJ-SW113Y21A

Soccer - Basketball Learn, practice and improve your soccer and basketball skills through fun drills and game like situations. Dribbling! Passing! Shooting! Teamwork! 2 1/2 - 5 yrs

4 - 6 yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $221/13 sess. Guest: $254/13 sess.

KinderKarate This class was developed to meet the needs and interests of preschoolers and kindergarteners entering the martial arts. Students learn selfcontrol, respect of others, discipline, coordination, flexibility, strength, and conflict resolution through the use of non-aggression. Class size will be limited. This class is for children in a 4 year old Preschool program or Kindergarten class.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113T11 3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-SW113T11A

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113W07

Soccer & Flag Football Improve your soccer and flag football skills through fun drills with an emphasis on teamwork and plenty of time for games. 4 - 5 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113W08

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vacation programs Contact Stephanie Martin, 973-530-3914 (smartin@). Pack a kosher dairy lunch with a drink each day. Programs run from 9:00am-1:00pm. Cancellations will incur a cancellation fee.

Sports and Games Expose your child to a variety of different sports including t-ball and basketball. They’ll take part in drills and game-like situations. This class also includes tag games, running games, cooperative games, and more. 2 1/2 - 4 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113M4

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113T4

Sports Club for Girls & Boys Introduce your child to a variety of sports including flag football, basketball, t-ball, and more. Classes will include drills to teach children the basics of these sports in a fun, stimulating atmosphere. 4 - 5 yrs

3 - 4 yrs Nov. 9 F Member: $65/1 sess.

7:30am - 5:45pm CJ-ECTCF01

Nov. 9 F Member: $45/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECTCH01

Winter Vacation • December 24-28 Once upon a time . . . Enjoy a week of fun filled programs based on some of our favorite books. Become part of the story as we bring these books to life through art, drama, and preparing special treats. Clifford the Big Red Dog 3 - 4 yrs Dec. 24 M Member: $65/1 sess.

7:30am - 3:00pm CJ-ECWBM2

Dec. 24 M Member: $45/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECWBM1

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113M6

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 3 - 4 yrs

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

2:10 - 2:55pm CJ-SW113T6

Dec. 26 Member:

Tumbling Tots Introduce your child to tumbling. Class will include forward rolls, backward rolls, head stands, handstands, and cartwheels. Class will include obstacle courses. 2 1/2 - 4 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

12:45 - 1:30pm CJ-SW113M9

W $65/1 sess.

Dec. 26 W Member: $45/1 sess.

7:30am - 6:00pm CJ-ECWBW2 9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECWBW1

Mamma Llama 3 - 4 yrs Dec. 27 Member:

Th $65/1 sess.

7:30am - 6:00pm CJ-ECWBTH2

Dec. 27 Member:

Th $45/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECWBTH1

Curious George 3 - 4 yrs Dec. 28 F Member: $65/1 sess.

7:30am - 5:45pm CJ-ECWBF2

Dec. 28 F Member: $45/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECWBF1

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New Year’s Eve Party 3 - 4 yrs Dec. 31 M Member: $65/1 sess.

7:30am-3:00pm CJ-ECWBM4

Dec. 31 M Member: $45/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECWBM3

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday 1/21/13 Let Freedom Ring! Spend the day remembering what America is all about through exciting projects and activities. Jan 21 M Member: $45

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Teacher Convention • November 9 Rock-n-Roll Day: Rock out to Mr. Ray. We will be seeing Mr. Ray in concert and have a musicfilled day!

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-ECMLK1

Preschool Sports & Fun Camp Teachers Conference Fun filled days with a variety of gym games and sports. We use hoops, balls, bean bags, parachute, and more. Free swim. For more information, contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425. Must be 3 by June 2012. 3 1/2 - 5 yrs Dec. 5 W Member: $45/1 sess. Guest: $50/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-SW113W70

Martin Luther King Day A funfilled day with a variety of gym games and sports. We use hoops, balls, bean bags, parachute, and more. Free swim. For more information, contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425. Must be 3 by July 2012. 3 1/2 - 5 yrs Jan. 21 M Member: $45/1 sess. Guest: $50/1 sess.

9:00am - 1:00pm CJ-SW113M70

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Mydly Children grades K-6

aquatics For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/aquaticgrade or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance.

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red cross classes For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/ arcclasses or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. See page 33 for our Red Cross classes.

Personal flotation devices are not permitted, except at the discretion of the Aquatics staff, to ensure a safe environment. Parents or guardians must be in the pool with children who are nonswimmers or younger than age 6. Changing a child of any age on the pool deck is strictly prohibited. Please use the locker rooms provided for your safety and convenience. Parents must accompany children into the locker room to assist with dressing. Boys and girls over age 5 must use appropriate locker rooms.

Level 2 • Fundamental Aquatic Skills Swimmers entering Level 2 must have a Level 1 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 1. Swimmers learn to float without support and explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to lay the foundation for future strokes. Ages 5 - 10 yrs Level 3 • Stroke Development Swimmers entering Level 3 must have a Level 2 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 2. Swimmers learn to coordinate the front crawl and elementary backstroke. Swimmers are introduced to the scissor and dolphin kicks, the fundamentals of treading water, and diving. Ages 7 - 13 yrs

The JCC MetroWest Aquatics Department proudly offers:

JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. All lifeguards and swim instructors are American Red Cross trained. All courses are conducted by American Red Cross authorized instructors and instructor trainers.

Level 1 • Intro to Water Skills No prerequisites for Level 1. Basic personal water safety information and skills are taught to help participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy water safety. Elementary aquatic skills that are the foundation for future skills are introduced. Swimmers explore movement in the water—bobbing, floating, and gliding. Good attitudes and safe practices in and around the water begin to develop. Ages 5 - 9 yrs

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JCC MetroWest Aquatics School

Private Swim LessonS

Proudly Offering American Red Cross Programming More options . . . Greater convenience . . . Superior service

We are committed to serving you, your family, and our community. We are delighted to invite you to use our convenient online registration! For Grade School Swim Classes please visit www.jccmetrowest.org/aquaticgrade

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30 minute private lessons are available for all age groups. Participants must be at least 3 years old and have a Full Center Membership. $45 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $200.

Semi Private Swim Lessons Two swimmers with same ability level. (Fees are shared between the two swimmers). Participants must be at least 3 years old and have a Full Center Membership. $70 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $300.

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Level 4 • Stroke Improvement Swimmers entering Level 4 must have a Level 3 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 3. Swimmers develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and increase their endurance by swimming greater distances. The back crawl stroke and breaststroke are introduced. The sidestroke and butterfly are built upon. Several new strokes and skills are introduced in Level 4.

Entry into Our Swim Programs All swimmers must be evaluated for proper placement into one of our swim programs. To schedule an evaluation, please contact Cynthia McConnell at cmcconnell@jccmetrowest.org. The swim suit try on will immediately follow up the Parents Meeting. Practice begins Thursday, September 27. Important Dates

Ages 8 - 14 yrs

Fall Tryouts

Level 5 • Stroke Refinement Swimmers entering Level 5 must have a Level 4 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the course requirements in Level 4. Swimmers refine performance of all strokes—front crawl, elementary backstroke, back crawl stroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly— as well as increase their distances. Flip turns on the front and back are introduced. Expectations are higher than previous levels in regard to distance and quality. Ages 9 - 14 yrs

Our mission is to enhance and progress swimming skills while developing a respect for self, team spirit, sportsmanship, work ethic, self-discipline, and commitment through healthy competition.

For more information, contact Cynthia McConnell, 973-530-3451 (cmcconnell@jccmetrowest.org). Visit us at www.jccmetrowest.org/metroexpress The JCC MetroWest Pre-Competitive & Competitive Swim Programs allow the accomplished swimmer to choose from one of three teams: • MetroExpress Marlins Swim Team • Mini Marlins Pre-Competitive Swim Team • Mighty Marlins Fitness Swim Team

Ages 9 - 14 yrs

2:00pm-3:00pm 3:00pm-4:00pm

Swim Suit Tryons 10 and Under 11 and Up

2:00pm-3:00pm 3:00pm-4:00pm

Parent Meetings Sunday, September 30, 2012

2:00pm

Registration Once a swimmer is evaluated, they may be registered for the appropriate swim program. Registration will be arranged through Jackie Sanchez. Mini Marlins Pre-Competitive Swim Team This program is for swimmers who are not yet up to the challenge of swim meet competition. The program’s mission is to enhance and progress swimming skills while developing self respect, discipline, sportsmanship, and commitment to the sport of swimming. Ages 5 - 12 yrs Mighty Marlins Fitness Swim Team Focuses on the athlete who uses swimming as his/her primary form of exercise and is not interested in competition. Age appropriate practice times will be scheduled between 5:00pm and 8:00pm.

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Level 6 • P  ersonal Water Safety & Fitness swimmer Swimmers entering this course must have a Level 5 certificate or must be able to demonstrate all the skills required to complete Level 5. In Level 6, expectations are quite high in regard to distance and quality. In Personal Water Safety, learn more complex safety skills that may help you survive in an emergency. In Fitness Swimmer, learn principles of training and how to evaluate your own level of fitness. We focus on preparing students to participate in more advanced courses, such as WSI and WSI Aid, Lifeguard Training, and Swim Team.

jcc metrowest pre-competitive & competitive swim programs

10 and Under 11 and Up

Ages 10 - 18 yrs

Do you enjoy the water? Are a good swimmer?

Want to be a lifeguard or swim instructor? If so...we want to get your training started! Join one of our exciting American Red Cross (ARC) programs—Guard Start or Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Aide. You must be 11-14 years old and be able to successfully demonstrate the exit skills for ARC Learn-to-Swim Level IV.

JCC MetroExpress Marlins Swim Team The JCC MetroExpress Swim Team is a comprehensive competitive swim program. The program’s mission is to enhance and progress swimming skills while developing self-respect and discipline, sportsmanship, and commitment through healthy competition. The team is co-ed, with swimmers of varying skills and abilities from age 5 through high school. Age appropriate practice times will be scheduled between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. Ages 5 - 18 yrs

For more information, contact Kathy Torre, 973-530-3522 (ktorre@). Visit us at www.jccmetrowest.org/arcclasses JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. All courses are conducted by American Red Cross authorized instructors and instructor trainers.

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art Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@). Ceramics I Introduction to the fine art form of ceramics. Children will use the techniques of pinching, coiling, and slab to develop their skills when working with clay. Students will work on creative self-expression through sculptural forms.

grades k-6

5 - 7 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-CA312MCK

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest:$ 338/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312MC1

7 - 12 yrs 4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312WC2

Colossal Creation Students will have access to many different media types such as paper mache, clay, wood, paper, recycled glass objects, metal, paint, and found objects to create sculptures. 5 - 12 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312HCC

Fashion Design Come and learn how to design clothes. Projects will include both drawing new designs and recycling and up-cycling your old clothes. Must be in 4th grade or older for this class. 9 - 12 yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

10 - 18 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $200/17 sess. Guest: $300/17 sess.

5:00 - 6:30pm CJ-CA312WMA

dance | theater Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@).

Ceramics II Grade School children and older will enhance their skills with clay and take their creativity to a whole new level. With encouragement to experiment with new sculptural forms, students will expand their abilities to express themselves with clay. Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $332/17 sess. Guest: $442/17 sess.

Marantz Art Fellowship For children ages 10 to 18 who love art, this class provides enrichment and creative freedom beyond what is offered in public and private school art classes. Students are introduced to a great variety of media-drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage, assemblage, and book arts-as well as the work of classical and contemporary artists as it relates to their own art work. Students are given freedom to choose the projects that most interest them, and are given a great deal of individual attention and encouragement. The Marantz Art Fellowship is partially subsidized by a grant from the Marantz family, making it very affordably priced. In order to take the class, children are required to show samples of their work primarily to demonstrate a strong interest in art.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312TFD

Ballet & Tap If you love ballet and tap, this is the class for you. Children learn the basics of ballet and tap technique and movement. A little more structure and a lot of fun while strengthening posture, rhythm, and movement skills! 5 - 12 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 Th

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-CA312HBTK

Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 Th Member: $312/17 sess. Guest: $416/17 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312HBT

Favorite TV Shows & Musicals Dance Class Come dance to all the music from your favorite tv shows and musicals including iCarly, Shake it Up, Victorious, Glee, Mary Poppins, Mamma Mia, and many more. Learn all the moves that you see on TV and in Broadway shows. A mix of Hip hop, Broadway jazz, and acrodance. 5 - 12 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 W Member: $312/16 sess. Guest: $416/16 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-CA312WFTMK

Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 W Member: $332/16 sess. Guest: $416

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312WFTM

Hip Hop Get in the groove, learn the moves! Hip Hop! The latest craze around! Come on down and jump right in. Give it a chance, take a spin! Learn all of the latest choreography used in all of the music videos and dance to your favorite artists. 5 - 12 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $252/13 sess. Guest: $338

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-CA312MHHK

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-CA312MHH

Tap & Jazz For the dancer that wants to dance with more freedom than ballet and learn the basics of jazz technique and tap fundamentals. Half the class will be devoted to jazz and the other half to tap . 5 - 12 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 T Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 T Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-CA312TTJK 4:15 - 5:00pm CJ –CA312TTJ

JCC GLEE club For those who love to sing and dance! Each class focuses on singing techniques and dance steps, culminating in a group performance at the end of the session. Each student sings or dances in a group performance that highlights each individual. For beginners who want to try musical theater and people who just love to perform. 7 - 12 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 W Member: $332/17 sess. Guest: $442/17 sess.

4:15-5:00pm CJ-CA312WGC

Introduction to Acting This fun class is a great introduction to the magic of acting. The young actor explores acting through costume, story telling, animal exercises, fairy tales, and improvisation. This is a wonderful class to build the young actor’s self esteem by helping them to trust their own unique imagination. 5 - 7 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

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Acting Technique Class Students develop a solid acting technique while having fun in the process. This course includes acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/ imagination work. In doing so, they will develop a sense of confidence that will stay with them wherever they go. 7 - 12 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $254/13 sess. Guest: $338/13 sess.

5:15-6:15pm CJ-CA312MAT

NEW Dance Performance Group Calling All Dancers AGES 7+ Come join our new performance group.  This group will perform locally at senior centers, malls, and community events.  A great opportunity for dancers who are ready for some professional performing experiences.  Audition Info Come prepared to learn a dance. 

jewish education Kesher Jewish Education Program Your child is now at public school. Help keep your child connected to their Jewish sense of self through this new and exciting program for grades K, 1 and 2. This program at the JCC will feature professional Jewish educators and Hebrew teachers who will help your children continue on the road of Jewish learning. This program will help children and their parents create a strong Jewish community through parent workshops, holiday programming, and more! This 27 session class will cover topics such as Holidays, Bible, Hebrew, and Mitzvot! Your child will feel great about being Jewish! 4 1/2 - 8 yrs Sep. 27 - Jan. 24 T/Th Member: $360/19 sess. Guest: 40/19 sess.

4:15 - 5:30pm CJ-CH213THJEP

club jcc junior Contact Rebecca Gallanter, 973-530-3478 (rgallanter@).

Audition Dates Sunday, September 23 • 3:00 - 4:30pm Monday, September 24 • 5:30 - 7:30pm

Moms Support Group for Families with Special Needs Are you interested in a support group for moms of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other moms, tips for advocating for your child, and information about the services and resources available in our community. For more information or to register, please contact Rebecca Wanatick at (973) 929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@), for more information.

enrichment Contact Aleida Kimmel, 973-530-3490 (akimmel@). Robotics Workshop Build your own robots! Robots go home after the completion of the program. The robots they will make include the “Hyper peppy” Robot which responds to the sounds of their owner. Children learn the fundamentals of sensor and gear drives, basic electronics, logic and reasoning, block diagrams, and schematics. grades 2 - 5 Sep. 24 – Jan. 14 M Member: $331/13 sess Guest: $389/13 sess.

4:15-5:05pm CJ-CH212MSW

Science Wizardry How do light bulbs work? Why is the sky blue? Become a science wizard to find out! Students will conduct hands­­—on science experiments to understand the world around them. See, hear, smell, and touch what science is all about! Join us as we make slime, create chemical reactions, learn about outer space, and much more! grades k - 3 Sep. 20 – Jan. 24 Th Member: $319/13 sess. Guest: $367/13 sess.

4:15-5:05pm CJ-CH212THRW

Dads Support Group for Families with Special Needs Calling all Dads: Are you interested in forming a support group for fathers of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other fathers, ways to advocate for your child, and information about services and resources available in the community. For more information, please contact Rebecca Wanatick at 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

JCC Grade School Inclusion Program Grade School Programs | Grades K-6 One-on-one “shadow” aide/counselor provided for success in a typical preschool classroom and/or camp group, located at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange. Interview and acceptance into program required. Additional fee.

Piano Lessons Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate player, our teachers will build on your abilities and have you playing successfully. Voice Lessons Develop proper voice technique and a personal singing style to go along with it. Expand your repertoire and boost your confidence.

For more information, please contact mbrody@ jccmetrowest.org to schedule your first lesson.

sports & recreation

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*There is a participation fee, plus a costume fee to be in the group.

music

Contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@). All Sorts of Sports If you can say it, they will play it! Kick, hit, throw it, and more. 4 - 6 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

3:10 - 3:55pm CJ-SW113W8A

Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113T8A

Golf - Beginning and Intermediate OUTDOOR *NEW lower fees* Golf is a sport for a lifetime. Enjoy learning to play on a well-manicured classic course. Learn golf fundamentals: grip, alignment, stance and posture, backswing, downswing and follow-through. Course taught by Lou Ruina, experienced teacher and golf pro at Millburn Municipal and East Orange golf courses of Short Hills, and Anchor Golfland in Whippany. Equipment will be provided, bring clubs if you have them. 7 - 17 yrs Early Fall Session • East Orange Golf Course Sep. 23 - Oct. 21 Sun Member: $160/5 sess. Guest: $175/5 sess.

9:30 - 10:45am CJ-SW113S22

For further information, please contact the Children & Youth office, 973-530-3993

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Golf - Beginning and Intermediate INDOOR *NEW lower fees* Come on out and learn the fundamentals of golf in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. We will cover the grip, aim, and stance. Safety and etiquette will be stressed. Discussion will also touch on golf lingo (birdie, par, and bogey), equipment, and rules. Class will be held in the Margulis Gymnasium. Course taught by Lou Ruina. 7 - 17 yrs Late Fall Session • Margulies Gymnasium Nov. 17 - Dec. 22 Sat Member: $125/5 sess. Guest: $140/5 sess.

9:10 - 10:10am CJ-SW113Y22

Karate Introduce your child to a lifelong sport that develops self confidence, self esteem, balance, and self defense. 5 - 12 yrs

grades k-6

Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $221/13 sess. Guest: $254/13 sess.

4:00 - 4:55pm CJ-SW113M13

Intermediate Karate Continue the development of body awareness and practical self-defense techniques, behavior, and strategies. Prerequisite; Karate. 6 - 12 yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $221/13 sess. Guest: $254/13 sess.

5:00 - 5:55pm CJ-SW113M14

Kids Yoga - 6+ It's fun and creative. It builds self-esteem and confidence. It increases concentration and attention. It's Kids Yoga! Through music, games, stories, and laughter, your child will discover the magic of yoga. 6 - 10 yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $221/13 sess. Guest: $254/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113T11C

Grade 1-2 Sep. 23 Sun

1:00 - 4:00pm CJ-SW113S27

Grade 3-4 Sep. 23 Sun

4:30 - 7:00pm CJ-SW113S27A

Gravityouth®

Grade 5-6 Oct. 14 Sun Member: $40/1 sess. Guest: $50/1 sess.

1:00 - 4:00pm CJ-SW113S27B

Stick Sports Grades K-1 This class will feature a variety of sports including waffle ball, lacrosse, hockey, and tennis. If your child loves sports and being active, then this is the class for them. Appropriate skills will be taught for each sport. Class will emphasize teamwork and having FUN! Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113W17

Tennis Grades K-5 For beginner and advanced beginners. Students are taught ground strokes, volleys, and serves. Other games are played to build and improve motor skills needed for this sport. Grades K - 1 Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $272/16 sess. Guest: $313/16 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113H18

Grades 2 - 5 Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $272/16 sess. Guest: $313/16 sess.

Ages 8-12 (depending upon child) GRAVITYouth® is a group training program designed to help kids be active, learn about muscle groups, exercise, and most importantly, have fun. It is a safe means of training for all ages, sizes, and levels of ability. Group sessions run throughout the week. One-onone sessions also available. Contact Sharon Tobey, 973-530-3407 (stobey@).

Be a Part of the Success! JUNIOR Maccabi Games The Jr. Maccabi Games is a one day event for Jewish boys and girls ages 10-12 years as of May 1, the year of the Games. Athletes travel one Sunday in May to compete against other athletes from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Tryouts for the next JCC MetroWest Delegation will begin in January.

If you have questions, please contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@).

5:15 - 6:00pm CJ-SW113H18A

Hakoah Sports Club Grades 2-5

Hakoah Junior Sports Club

NHL Street Grades 3-5 EXCITING NEW indoor street hockey program sponsored by the NHL. NHL provides equipment and staff training manuals. Devils alumni and mascot will visit once during semester. Devils promotional items given away. Program led by JCC staff. Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $236/16 sess. Guest: $272/16 sess.

Parent/Child 2 on 2 Basketball Tournament Prepare for the upcoming basketball season by participating in this 2 on 2 basketball tournament. Fee includes: t shirt, 3 games minimum Pre-registration required to receive t shirt. Must register by Wednesday, September 12.

5:15 - 6:00pm CJ-SW113W19

Grades K-1 Come join us once a month for an evening of fun sports activities! Snacks and a Hakoah Sports Club t-shirt will be provided to all participants. Sat, Oct 27 –Sat, Mar 9 $108 Members / $125 Guests Hakoah Club Extras What about heading out with us to see mini golf, bowling, professional basketball game or other great sporting event? Cost for these trips are extra and will be on a different day than our normal Hakoah Sports Club meeting date.

For more information, contact Sherri Feldscher at 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@).

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Basketball JCC/Sports Universe Slam Dunk League Open House

Sunday November 18 6:00pm-6:45pm Meet the staff. Learn about the league. Participate in some fun games and contests.

Contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@), for more information. JCC/Sports Universe Slam Dunk League The JCC and Sports Universe have teamed up for a brand new exciting and instructional basketball league. The competitive league is comprised of a 12 week season The program will begin with a two week clinic, run by our staff. Players' skills will be evaluated and improved. Upon the clinic completion, the players will be divided into balanced teams and coaches will be assigned. There will be one preseason game.

All children will improve their skills, receive equal playing time, and enjoy the competition of our league. Grade K Dec. 2 - Mar. 10 Sun

2:00 - 3:00pm CJ-SW113S35

Grades 1-2 Dec. 2 - Mar. 10 Sun

3:00 - 4:00pm CJ-SW113S35A

Grades 3-4 Dec. 2 - Mar. 10 Sun Member: $175/12 sess. Guest: $215

5:00 - 6:00pm CJ-SW113S35B

Basketball Grades K-1 This class will review the basics of basketball while also teaching offensive and defensive skills, proper rebounding and positioning, footwork, and game like-situations. Perfect for kids participating in the JCC's basketball leagues. Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $192/13 sess Guest: $221/13 sess.

4:15 - 5:00pm CJ-SW113M15

Basketball Grades 2-4 This class will review the basics of basketball while also teaching offensive and defensive skills, proper rebounding and positioning, footwork, and game like-situations. Perfect for kids participating in the JCC's basketball leagues. Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $192/13 sess. Guest: $221/13 sess.

5:15 - 6:00pm CJ-SW113M15A

Hoop Heaven Fall Basketball League The JCC will enter teams into Hoop Heaven's Fall Basketball League based on interest. Games will begin in September and will run through the end of November. Games will be played once a week at Hoop Heaven in Whippany and practices will be held 1-2 times a week at the JCC in West Orange. Hoop Heaven has a variety of league levels from recreation through competitive and each team will be placed according to their ability. Volunteers coached needed. Separate teams for boys and girls are formed as follows: Grades 5 & 6 Register your own team or play on the JCC team.

For more information, please contact Emily Einhorn 973-530-3496 (eeinhorn@). Hoop Heaven Winter Basketball Leagues The JCC Travel League is committed to enhancing ties between the JCC and surrounding communities. We will play other Essex and Morris County teams on Sundays at Hoop Heaven in Whippany. Practices will be held one night during the week at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange. All levels of play are welcome and teams will be entered into the appropriate age divisions. We are going for the championship! Separate division for boys and girls. Tryouts: Tuesday, October 16 Girls Grades 5-6 Boys Grades 5-6 Wednesday, October 24 Girls Grades 5-6 Boys Grades 5-6 Sunday, October 28 Girls Grades 5-6 Boys Grades 5-6

6:00-7:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 6:00-7:00pm 7:00-8:00pm 2:00-3:00pm 3:00-4:00pm

We will offer pre league clinics on the weekends.

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The children's procuction company proudly presents:

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, a beautiful young mermaid longs to live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, make a deal with the evil sea witch, and convince the prince that she’s the girl he’s looking for. Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production, Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. features the hit songs Part of Your World, She’s in Love, and the Oscarwinning Under the Sea. Audition info Prepare an up-tempo song (Happy Birthday is OK!) to sing a cappella- be prepared to dance. Come either day any time and plan to stay about an hour. Callbacks TBA. There is a participation fee to be in the show. Mini-Stars • grades K-1 Have your own show with the Best of The LIttle Mermaid. Rehearsals: Thursdays from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Thursday, September 6 • 3:30pm-4:30pm Thursday, September 13 • 3:30pm-4:30pm

grades k-6

The Slam Dunk League will involve seven games. Games played on Sunday and weekly team practices held by coaches and monitored by staff. There will be a round robin playoff with all teams qualifying for the final two weeks, crowning a champion. T-shirt and trophy/medal are included.

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Kid-Stars • grades 2-6 Rehearsals: Sundays from 1:00pm-5:00pm and one night a week (depending on role). Thursday, September 6 • 5:00pm-7:00pm Thursday, September 13 • 5:00pm-7:00pm show information: Mini Stars: Sunday, November 18 • 1:00pm Kid Stars: Thursday, November 15 • 7:00pm Saturday, November 17 • 7:30pm Sunday, November 18 • 3:00pm Tickets: $13 member/student/senior $16 general public

Please call the theater box office at 1-800-494-TIXS or visit www.boxofficetickets.com/jccmetrowest

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Tuesday, October 2 • Wacky Olympics Spend the day with us as we create a crazy fun twist on sports. From an eating contest to playing crab soccer; no sport is safe as we spend the day proving how wacky and fun sports can be. We will also be swimming. Grades K-1 Grades 2-5 Member: $68

CJ-CH213T2A CJ-CH213T2B

Guest: $83

Please enroll your child by: 9/25/12

vacation programs

grades k-6

Pack a kosher dairy lunch with a drink each day. Bring a bathing suit and towel when applicable. Generally programs run from 9:00am–4:00pm. Extended supervision available 7:30am–6:00pm. Arrangements must be made when registering. Vacation Program Policies and Procedures: • Programs are open to Members and Guests of the JCC. • Space is limited. Cancellations will incur a cancellation fee. • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations 48 hours prior to a Vacation Program will receive a JCC credit. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to a Vacation Program will receive no refund. • Please bring a kosher dairy, nut-free lunch each day. • Bring a bathing suit and towel when applicable. • Before and After Care is available at no additional fee from 7:30am–6:00pm. • Parents who pick up after 6:00pm will be charged $1.00 per minute. • If you do not enroll your child by the date under the program there will be a $10 late registration fee. • Any child who requires a Shadow Counselor must coordinate this arrangement with our Special Needs Director. The Shadow Counselor is paid separately by the parent. • Low registration may result in program cancellation. Contact Dianne Williams, 973-530-3993 (dwilliams2@). Extra School Days | October Monday, October 1 • Day @ the J! We will swim, play in the gym, hang out in the Youth Lounge, make arts & crafts projects, and more. You’re sure to have a great time on this fun day @ the J! Grades K-1 CJ-CH213M1A Grades 2-5 CJ-CH213M1B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 9/24/12

Monday, October 8 • All Things Delicious Send the day slicing & dicing and whipping & dipping, as we cook delicious appetizers and decadent desserts. Whether this is your first time cooking, or you are a mini master, everyone will have a great time bringing out their inner chef. Grades K-1 Grades 2-5 Member: $68

CJ-CH213M8A CJ-CH213M8B

Guest: $83

Please enroll your child by: 10/1/12 Extra School Days | November Tuesday, November 6 • Off To The Movies Spend the morning swimming and having fun in the gym. Afterwards we’ll head over to the Loews Movie Theater for an afternoon movie. Grades K-1 CJ-CH213T6A Grades 2-5 CJ-CH213T6B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 10/30/12

Sports vacation program Thursday, November 8 • Varsity Sports Vacation Program Join the Sports and Recreation Department for a fun vacation day that will focus on many of your favorite varsity sports. Sports can include soccer, swimming, basketball, football, hockey, baseball, and more. Exciting drills will lead up to actual game-like scrimmages. Awards will be given out at the end of the day. Please pack a dairy lunch and a bathing suit. Drop off and pick up will be in the Margulis Gymnasium. Grades K-2 CJ-SW113H71 Grades 3-5 CJ-sw113h71A Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 11/1/12 Contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@).

Thursday, November 8 • Teachers Convention • Pump It Up Join us as we spend the morning having nonstop fun jumping, sliding, and climbing on giant inflatable play structures such as slides, bounce houses and obstacle courses. We will also be swimming in the afternoon.

Friday, November 9 • Beatles & Bubble Gum (with Sting Ray from Starfish & Friends) Join us as we grove to the music of the Beatles and Bubblegum artists of the 60s & 70s such as the Monkess and the Archies. We, will also swim and have gym on this rockin day at the J.

Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213TH8A Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213TH8B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 11/1/12

Grades K-1 CJ-CH213TH9A Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 11/2/12 Friday, November 9 • New Jersey Rock Gym Whether this is you first time rock climbing or you are a pro climber, everyone will have a great time racing to the top of the wall. Grades K-1 CJ-CH213TH9B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 11/2/12 November 9 • Day @ the J! We will swim, play in the gym, hang out in the Youth Lounge, do arts & crafts projects, and more. You’re sure to have a great time on this fun day @ the J! Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213M24A Grades 2 -5th CJ-CH213M24B Member: $48 Guest: $63 Please enroll your child by: 12/17/12

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Extra School Days | Winter Break Wednesday, December 26 • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Boys and girls join us as we visit the greatest show on earth. We will send the day under the BIG TOP! From trapeze artists to elephants experience why this is truly the greatest show on earth. Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213W26A Grades: 2-5 CJ-CH213W26A Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 12/19/12 Thursday, December 27 • Pirate Day Learn to walk and talk like a pirate, search for lost treasure, make your own treasure chests, and more as we embark on a magical journey. Don’t forget yer bathin’ suit as you walk the plank at the pool. Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213TH27A Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 12/20/12

Grades: 2-5 CJ-CH213TH27B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 12/20/12 December 28 • Lego Architect Take a “crash course” in demolition derby, design a Mighty Metropolis, Challenge the battle tack, build and race a locomotive faster than a speeding worm drive. Explore concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, and architecture while playing with your favorite creations. Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213W28A Grades: 2-5 CJ-CH213W28B Member: $68 Guest: $83 Please enroll your child by: 12/21/12 December 31 • New Years Eve Party Join us on New Years Eve; as we have dance contest; play fun games; and festive snacks to help bring in 2013! Don’t forget you bathing suit for the last dip in the pool of 2012. (9:00am-3:00pm) Grades: K-1 CJ-CH213M31A Grades: 2-5 CJ-CH213M31B Member: $48 Guest: $63

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December 27 • Snow Tubing Bundle up and join as we spend the day snow tubing. You’re sure to have loads of fun on this day as we tube down the mountain-you can even race your friends! No swimming on this day.

Hakoah Sports Club Grades 2-5

Hakoah Junior Sports Club Grades K-1 Come join us once a month for an evening of fun sports activities! Snacks and a Hakoah Sports Club t-shirt will be provided to all participants. Sat, Oct 27 –Sat, Mar 9 $108 Members / $125 Guests

Hakoah Club Extras What about heading out with us to see mini golf, bowling, professional basketball game or other great sporting event? Cost for these trips are extra and will be on a different day than our normal Hakoah Sports Club meeting date. For more information, contact Sherri Feldscher at 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@).

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grades 7-12 american red cross For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/arcclasses or call Jackie Sanchez, 973-530-3423. JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross, committed to training, empowering, and preparing our community. All American Red Cross classes are conducted by an American Red Cross authorized instructor. Refund Policy: An 80% refund will be given for cancellations within 10 days of the start of class or failure to complete course prerequisites for the following courses: • Lifeguard Training • Lifeguard Training Instructor • Water Safety Instructor

Babysitter Training Workshops!

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Join JCC MetroWest and the American Red Cross to Become the Best Babysitter You Can Be! Hands-on activities, interactive videos, roleplaying, and lively discussions will help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to care for infants through school-age children. This Babysitting Training event is designed for young people ages 11-15 years old. Participants who complete each course component will receive certificates for Babysitter Training, Infant & Child CPR, and First Aid. Be the best babysitter you can be! See component course descriptions below. babysitter training What you need to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter. Learn how to perform first aid, handle bedtime issues, prevent injuries, and be prepared if an emergency does happen. Learn diapering and feeding techniques and more. Must be 11 years old by the last scheduled date of the course. Please bring a doll, snack, and drink to class. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. 11 - 15 yrs

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JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross. All courses are conducted by American Red Cross authorized instructors and instructor trainers. First Aid This course gives babysitters the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic first aid and care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Does not include breathing or cardiac emergencies. Please bring a snack and drink to class. 11 + yrs infant & Child CPR This course trains babysitters to care for lifethreatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies in infants and children by using rescue breathing and CPR. Please bring a snack and drink to class. 11 + yrs

Lifeguard Training Class Class and pool work. CPR/AED for Lifeguards and First Aid included. Prerequisite: continuously swim 300 yds. using crawl and breast stroke; submerge to a depth of 7-10 ft; retrieve a 10 lb. object; and return to starting point within the allotted time. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Certifications: Lifeguard Training/First Aid valid for 3 years; CPR/AED for Lifeguards valid for 1 year. 15 + yrs WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) This course trains instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the six levels of the Learn to Swim and Parent & Child Aquatics. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 by the last scheduled session of the instructor course. Successfully complete the pre-course session and demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills: 25 yards each of front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, elementary backstroke, and side stroke; 15 yards of butterfly. Maintain position on back in deep water, treading water for 1 minute each. 16 + yrs

swim training for Lifeguard and WSI candidates • 30 min sessions This is highly recommended for anyone taking the American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training or WSI class. Many participants fail the pre-tests for these courses and are eliminated from the program. Lifeguard participants will practice the ARC Lifeguard Training pre-skills session including the 300 yard swim and timed brick recovery event. WSI participants will practice the ARC WSI pre-skills session including all necessary strokes. Lifeguard and WSI participants will have the opportunity to build endurance and learn efficient swimming techniques from an ARC Instructor.

Completion of this class does not guarantee you will pass the Lifeguard Training or WSI pre-test. Single Session $35 3/sessions $90

Training is scheduled by appointment. Please contact Jackie Sanchez, 973-530-33423 (jsanchez@).

Private Swim LessonS 30 minute private lessons are available for all age groups. Must have Center Membership. $45 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $200. Semi Private Swim Lessons Two swimmers with same ability level. (Fees are shared between the two swimmers) Must have Center Membership. $70 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $300.

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Special Hours

Family Holiday Celebrations

Special Saturday Winter Hours Enjoy more Fun with Family & Friends at the JCC! Join us on Saturday Evenings for Fitness, Swim, Gym & Indoor Track. While Shabbat ends early, the JCC will stay open until 9:00pm Beginning: Saturday, December 1 Ending: Saturday, March 10

Questions? Stop by our Membership Office or call 973-530-3443.

Preschool Alumni Shofar Factory Monday, September 10 • 7:30pm Cooperman JCC | West Orange Calling all JCC Preschool alums! Come see what your old friends are up too and join us for the Shofar Factory. Parents­­—this is for you, too. Connect with friends from your child’s preschool days.

Sukkot Dinner

Shopping

Thursday, October 4 • 5:30pm Cooperman JCC | West Orange Enjoy an evening of family fun singing and dining in the JCC Sukkah.

Preschool Alumni PJ Book Club & Dinner

Holiday Shopping Madness Friday, November 30 | 9:00am-3:00pm Cooperman JCC | West Orange • Variety of vendors • Mother’s Day gifts • Teacher gifts • Jewelry • Judaica • Children’s clothes • Decorator selection and much more!

For more information, contact Grace Kaplan at 973-530-3468 (gkaplan@jccmetrowest.org)

Tuesday, October 9 • 6:00pm-7:30pm Jewish Learning doesn’t need to end because your preschool days are over. Re-connect with old friends over PJ Library books and pizza.

Hanukkah Celebration Thursday, December 6 Cooperman JCC | West Orange Save the date!

Come celebrate Hanukkah at the JCC.

For more information, contact Diane Spitzmiller at 973-530-3420 (dspitzmiller@jccmetrowest.org)


New Cardio Tennis Try Our New Cardio Tennis Looking for a new way to get in shape, burn calories, and improve your tennis game? Cardio Tennis is a series of tennis-based drills and activities played to up-tempo music on a tennis court. It does not require advanced tennis skills, but is all about keeping your heart rate up, burning calories, and having fun.

Demo Classes Sept. 10 & Sept. 24 9:30-10:15

Must register, limited enrollment Find Out More Today! Sherri Feldscher | 973-530-3425 sfeldscher@jccmetrowest.org

Fitness for Kids & Teens

Studio 3 Re-think Your Workout – We’ll Re-define Fitness!

Now in Studio 3 Be Fit TRX | New to TRX? Burn while you learn! TRX Mania| TRX + Ropes + Heavy Bags = Mania! Kettlebell | Give your workout NEW momentum! Boot Camp Mania| Heavy Bags, Ropes, Drills— bring the intensity! Find Out More Today! Pick up a schedule the Fitness Reception Desk.

Slam Dunk League Open House

It’s not just for adults anymore!

Sunday, November 18 | 6:00-6:45pm

Kids & Teens Fitness Let your child get their cardiovascular activity and learn how important exercise is for them through fun games and activities. Kid’s Boot Camp | ages 7-10 Bar/Bat (Mitzvah) Boogie | ages 7-13 Kid’s (cardio & strength) Conditioning Workout | ages 7-12 Kid’s ZUMBA Zumbatomic® | ages 7-12 *GRAVITYouth/Teen | tweens & teens

*GRAVITYouth/Teen requires registration and fee.

Find Out More Today!

Find out more about the NEW JCC/Sports Universe Slam Dunk Basketball League! Meet the Staff • Learn About the League • Fun Games and Contests.

Find Out More Today! Sherri Feldscher 73-530-3425 sfeldscher@jccmetrowest.org

Pick up a Kids & Teens Fitness Schedule at the Fitness Reception Desk.

Come join us once a month for an evening of fun sports activities! Snacks and a Hakoah Sports Club t-shirt will be provided to all participants. Sat, Oct 27 –Sat, Mar 9

Hakoah Club Extras Enjoy sports at the J? What about heading out with us to see mini golf, bowling, professional basketball game or other great sporting event? Cost for these trips are extra and will be on a different day than our normal Hakoah Sports Club meeting date. For more information, contact Sherri Feldscher at 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@).

Save the Date

Indoor Triathlon SWIM BIKE RUN

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Hakoah Sports Club • Grades 2-5 Hakoah Junior Sports Club • Grades K-1

Join us for the second JCC Indoor Triathlon.

Stay tuned for more information. Find Out More Today! Sharon Tobey | 973-530-3407 stobey@jccmetrowest.org


Save the Date Saturday, March 2 Dinner with Open Bar Door Prizes • Raffle Baskets Auction • Entertainment And More! For more information, contact Eliza Millman at 973–929-2922 (emillman@jccmetrowest.org).

Save the Date Thirteenth Annual

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival April 18 - 28, 2013 Be Inspired, Educated, and Entertained!

Visit www.njjff.org for Fall Film Festival events!

Jewish Playwriting Contest

Coming! October 2012

February 2013

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • West Orange

Jon us for the second annual

Go “All-In” for a great night of poker!

competition of full-length

Terrific Prizes Great Food Casino Games

plays with Jewish themes. Three final ists will be given at JCC MetroWest

the opportunity to see their play on stage. At the end of the night, the audience will decide which play is the winner.

To register, visit

Proceeds to benefit

www.anteupfored.org or call

973-530-3466

Find Out More Today! Carol Berman | 973-530-3421 cberman@jccmetrowest.org

Film

Save the Date Fourth Annual

Dance-A-Thon New York State of Mind (in New Jersey!) Saturday, February 2 7:00pm–11:00pm Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC For more information, contact Rebecca Gallanter at 973-530-3478 (rgallanter@jccmetrowest.org).

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Film buff? Join us each Friday to experience a variety of newly released and timeless films with Jewish themes from around the world. Enjoy a thought-provoking discussion about the film with a filmmaker, director/producer, film critic, clergy, academic, or other guest speaker.

Fridays, September 28-November 16 10:00am-12:00pm Member: $80/8 sess.

Guest: $120 sess.

Saturday, December 1 | 7:30pm Saturday, March 9 | 7:30pm

Find Out More Today! JCC MetroWest Special Needs Services

Michele Dreiblatt | 973-530-3473 | www.njjff.org


Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute We are proud to bring together the premier healthcare provider in the region with our Members and Guests through our partnership with Barnabas Health. The Barnabas Wellness Institute offers a full range of therapeutic, rehabilitation, health education, and wellness programs to service to our Members and Guests right here at the JCC.

The Navigator Is In Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, MA, CSW, your JCC Health Services Navigator, is available onsite in the Wellness Institute office, Monday through Friday from 8am-4pm or by appointment. Con­sider her a liaison between you and the exten­sive roster of physicians and medical services available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Fall Semester Registration 8:00am Tuesday, August 7 Guest Registration opens | 8:00am Tuesday, August 14

Register for classes online www.jccmetrowest.org

Click on E-Register

Adler Aphasia Center

Welcome, Adler Aphasia Center to JCC MetroWest

Blood Pressure Screening (Supported by Barnabas Home Care) First Tuesday of each month 10:00am-11:00am

Blood Pressure Screening (Supported by Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care) First and Third Thursday of each month 9:30am-10:30am *At the Margulies Senior Center 11:00am-12:00pm

Mini-Nutrition Sessions

• Innovative speech therapy program • Therapeutic environment • Serving people with aphasia of all ages • Caregiver support groups

(By Appointment Only) Deanna Schweighardt, RD of Saint Barnabas Medical Center Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services

Find Out More Today! Wendy Greenspan | 973-530-3981 | wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org


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art Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@). Intro to Felting In this class you will learn the basics of wet felting and be able to make a change purse, cell phone/ipod case, scarf, ets. Ages 12+ Nov. 13 – Dec. 18 T 4:15-5:45pm Member $117/6 sess. CJ-CA312TIF Guest $154/6 sess. Marantz Art Fellowship For children ages 10-18 who love to do art, this class provides enrichment and creative freedom beyond what is offering in public and private school art classes. Please see description on page 22 for more information.

Contact Rebecca Gallanter, 973-530-3478 (rgallanter@).

Contact Sherri Feldscher 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@)

Club JCC Teen ages 13-18

Golf - Beginning and Intermediate OUTDOOR *NEW lower fees* Golf is a sport for a lifetime. Enjoy learning to play on a well-manicured classic course. Learn golf fundamentals: grip, alignment, stance and posture, backswing, downswing and follow-through. Course taught by Lou Ruina, experienced teacher and golf pro at Millburn Municipal and East Orange golf courses of Short Hills, and Anchor Golfland in Whippany. Equipment will be provided; bring clubs if you have them. 7 - 17 yrs

Moms Support Group for Families with Special Needs Are you interested in a support group for moms of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other moms, tips for advocating for your child, and information about the services and resources available in our community.

For more information or to register, please contact Rebecca Wanatick at (973) 929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org). Dads Support Group for Families with Special Needs Calling all Dads: Are you interested in forming a support group for fathers of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other fathers, ways to advocate for your child, and information about services and resources available in the community. For more information, please contact Rebecca Wanatick at 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

10 - 18 yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W Member: $200/17 sess. Guest: $300

5:00 - 6:30pm CJ-CA312WMA

NEW Dance Performance Group Calling All Dancers AGES 7+ Come join our new performance group.  This group will perform locally at senior centers, malls, and community events.  A great opportunity for dancers who are ready for some professional performing experiences.  Audition Info Come prepared to learn a dance.  *There is a participation fee, plus a costume fee to be in the group. Audition Dates Sunday, September 23 • 3:00 - 4:30pm Monday, September 24 • 5:30 - 7:30pm

Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@), for more information.

JCC Teen Inclusion Program Teen Programs | ages 13–18 years One-on-one “shadow” aide/counselor provided for success in a typical preschool classroom and/or camp group, located at the Cooperman JCC. Interview and acceptance into program required. Additional fee.

For further information, please contact the Children & Youth office at 973-530-3993.

music Contact Melissa Brody, 973-530-3481 (mbrody@).

Early Fall Session • East Orange Golf Course Sep. 23 - Oct. 21 Sun Member: $160/5 sess. Guest: 75/5 sess.

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Golf - Beginning and Intermediate INDOOR *NEW lower fees* Come on out and learn the fundamentals of golf in a fun ,relaxed atmosphere. We will cover the grip, aim, and stance. Safety and etiquette will be stressed. Discussion will also touch on golf lingo (birdie, par, and bogey), equipment, and rules. Class will be held in the Margulis Gymnasium. Course taught by Lou Ruina. 7 - 17 yrs Late Fall Session • Margulies Gymnasium Nov. 17 - Dec. 22 Sat Member: $125/5 sess. Guest: 40/5 sess.

9:10 - 10:10am CJ-SW113Y22

Hoop Heaven Winter Basketball Leagues The JCC Travel League is committed to enhancing ties between the JCC and surrounding communities. We will play other Essex and Morris County teams on Sundays at Hoop Heaven in Whippany. Practices will be held one night during the week at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange. All levels of play are welcome and teams will be entered into the appropriate age divisions. We are going for the championship! Separate division for boys and girls. Tryouts:

Piano Lessons Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate player, our teachers will build on your abilities and have you playing successfully.

Tuesday, October 16 Girls Grades 7-12 Boys Grades 7-8 Boys Grades 9-12

6:00pm -7:00pm 7:00pm -8:00pm 8:00pm -9:00pm

Voice Lessons Develop proper voice technique and a personal singing style. Expand your repertoire and boost your confidence.

Wednesday, October 24 Girls Grades 7-12 Boys Grades 7-8 Boys Grades 9-12

6:00pm -7:00pm 7:00pm -8:00pm 8:00pm -9:00pm

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Sunday, October 28 Girls Grades 7-12 Boys Grades 7-8 Boys Grades 9-12

2:00pm -3:00pm 3:00pm -4:00pm 4:00pm -5:00pm

Separate division for boys and girls. Divisions are listed below: Grades 7/8 Grades 9/10 Grades 11/12

Be a Part of the Success! JCC Maccabi Games The Maccabi Games are a Jewish Olympic style event that includes community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. Athletes who make one of our teams will travel with us for one week in the summer to compete, joining athletes from around the world. Jewish athletes ages 13-16 years (as of July 31, 2013) are eligible to tryout out for one of our teams. Tryouts will begin in December. For more information, visit the JCC website www.jccmetrowest.org or contact Sherri Feldscher, 973-530-3425 (sfeldscher@) The 2013 JCC Maccabi Games will be held in:

Austin, Texas Sunday, July 28 – Friday, August 2, 2013 Orange County, California Sunday, August 4 – Friday, August 9, 2013

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JCC MetroWest will take athletes in the following sports: Boys Baseball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Girls Softball, Boys and Girls Swimming, Boys and Girls Tennis.

Sport Specific Training The JCC offers individualized and custom training for the athletes in your family. Our Sports Specific Training packages are perfect for all ages and skill levels. Whether you are looking to stay in shape in the off-season, working toward an upcoming tryout, or seeking to improve your all-around performance, our Sports Specific Training is designed around each athlete's specific goals and abilities. For more information or to schedule a training session, contact Matthew Fox, 973-530-3404 (mfox@). Volleyball Dig, set, and spike when you take advantage of our top-of-the-line volleyball equipment at the JCC. Please check the current Margulis Gym calendar to find the days and times offered. There is no fee and no advance registration required for this program.

theater The Teen Production Company proudly presents:

9 to 5: The Musical is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. 9 to 5: The Musical tells the story of three unlikely friends who conspire to take control of their company and learn there's nothing they can't do -- even in a man's world. Outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic, 9 to 5: The Musical is about teaming up and taking care of business... it's about getting credit and getting even. Audition info Prepare an up-tempo or ballad song (Happy Birthday is OK!) to sing a cappella and be prepared to dance. Come either day any time and plan to stay about an hour. Callbacks TBA.*There is a participation fee to be in the show. Teen-Stars • grades 7-12 Thursday, September 6 • 7:30pm-9:30pm Thursday, September 13 • 7:30pm-9:30pm Show info: Thursday, December 13 • 7:30pm Saturday, December 15 • 8:00pm Sunday, December 16 • 3:00pm Tickets: $15 member/student/senior $18 general public

Please call the theater box office at 1-800-494-TIXS or visit www.boxofficetickets.com/jccmetrowest

Save the Date!

Fourth Annual Dance-A-Thon

If you are interested in being a volunteer coach please contact Sherri Feldscher.

Join us to raise awareness and funds for

Club JCC Special Needs Services Saturday, February 4 • 7:00pm–11:00pm Dancing Begins • 7:15pm $20 Admission JCC MetroWest’s Girls’ Soccer Team display their bronze medals at the JCC Maccabi Games in Westchester, NY.

Includes a serving of baked ziti, salad, and drink. Additional snacks available for purchase.

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC | West Orange Registration $20/Person or Raise Donations—Ask Us How! To register, visit www.firstgiving.com/jccmetrowest For more information, contact Rebecca Gallanter, at 973-530-3998 (specialneedsservices@jccmetrowest.org).

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Adler Aphasia Center at JCC MetroWest

The Adler Aphasia Center at JCC MetroWest welcomes people of all ages who have been diagnosed with aphasia.

Contact Wendy Greenspan, Program Director, 973-530-3981 (wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org) for more information and to set up a tour. Adler Aphasia Center A Place of Reconnection of Rediscovery, of Recovery. Welcome to the Adler Aphasia Center- a place of hope. We are a resource for people with aphasia, their caregivers, and the community. Through our innovative group therapy led by licensed speech-language pathologists, we provide a stimulating environment to improve communication and cognitive skills and strengthen social connections to help you live a fuller, richer life.

How do we help people with aphasia and their caregivers? •

Through group activities, the arts, technology, and fitness and caregiver support groups, our programs help our members and their families reconnect with life by:

Improving communication skills

Exercising cognitive skills

Building self-esteem

Making social connections

Building strategies to help families meet the challenges of aphasia

How is the Adler Aphasia Center structured? •

Members with aphasia participate in 3 groups a day

Groups activities change by the semester, based on member interests

The program meets on a semester basis, twice a week for 15 weeks (3 semesters a year)

What is the cost to attend? Cost is $750 a semester ($25 a day). This is less than one-third of the Center’s actual cost per member. Scholarships are available- no one is turned away for their inability to pay.

What is a day like at the Adler Aphasia Center?

Sample groups include: brain fitness, computer labs working with language based software, skill-building handwriting and spelling, fitness, advocacy, aphasia 101, current events, cards and games, jewelry and gift design. Is long term rehabilitation possible? The Adler Aphasia Center at JCC MetroWest’s primary focus is on direct services for people living with aphasia and their caregivers. At the Center’s flagship campus in Maywood, research is being conducted that demonstrates that over a one-year period, our members with aphasia experienced a significant increase in functional language and perceived quality of life due to their participation in Adler Aphasia Center programs.

9:30am – 10:00am Enjoy a cup of coffee and a breakfast snack with fellow aphasia members 10:00am – 11:00am First group session meets 11:00am – 12:00pm Second group session meets 12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm Final group session meets

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Israel Program Center By bringing Israel into the hearts of the people, we hope to enhance their love of our heritage, increase their involvement in the community, and nourish their souls to ensure Jewish continuity.

Programs for College Students College Students—want to do something meaningful in the future? Volunteer at a summer camp in MetroWest’s partnership communities in Israel or Ukraine. Space is limited, so apply today! Email israelprograms@jfedmw.org for more information and an application.

Are you ready to learn from, and have fun with, other outstanding teens from MetroWest? Interested in creating friendships with Israeli teens, hosting them, and visiting Israel? Dedicated to leadership and community service?

UJC MetroWest invites young adults age 18-26 on a once in a lifetime Israel experience. This free 10 day trip is a gift of Taglit Birthright-Israel. See Jerusalem, climb Masada, and visit Tel Aviv. For more information, please email israelprograms@jfedmw.org. or call 973-929-3054.

The Fellowship… • includes a series of workshops and 3 Shabbaton retreats • a mifgash encounter in NJ with the Israeli Diller Fellows from Rishon LeZion • a comprehensive community service project • a three-week summer seminar in Israel For more information, please contact Leah Maas at 973-929-2712.

questions about israel? Did you know that we offer grant funds for high school students participating on educational peer group trips to Israel? Is your synagogue or organization planning a trip to Israel? Are you interested in learning about MetroWest’s overseas partnerships? Would you like to have a speaker address your group about Israeli issues? Interested in hosting a member of a visiting Israeli delegation? Did you know that the Israel Program Center organizes social events and activities for young adults ages 18-30? If your question has to do with Israel, we can help! Contact us at 973-929-3054 or israelprograms@jfedmw.org

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college students as a counselor in an English-language day camp for children in our partnership community of Ofakim, Israel. Educational training is provided and most expenses are covered. Program length is approximately four weeks.

Cherkassy: Volunteer with other Me-

Diller Teen Fellows

FREE TRIP TO ISRAEL!

Kefiada: Volunteer with other MetroWest

troWest and Israeli college students as a counselor in a summer family camp in our partnership community of Cherkassy, Ukraine. Educational training is provided in Israel and most expenses are covered. Program length is approximately three weeks.

Masa Israel Journey: If you’re interested in a semester or long-term Israel experience, please contact us. There are many educational, internship, and volunteer programs available. We’ll help you find the one that’s right for you! For more information, please contact Leah Maas at 973-929-2712.

Mifgash: The Encounter • Intercultural opportunity for MetroWest high school students (10th & 11th grade) • Trip to Israel • Hosting experience • Leadership development • Social action project

Teen participants from MetroWest and our partner communities in Israel meet each other through video conferences and two week-long shared experiences; one in Israel and one here in NJ. This program requires a participation fee, which includes travel to Israel. To apply and for more information, contact Randi Brokman, 973-929-3047 (rbrokman@jfedmw.org).

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The Morris County Connection is a collaboration between JCC MetroWest, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, and synagogues throughout Morris County, and is supported by United Jewish Communities of MetroWest. Contact Dana Lichtenberg, 973-929-2936 (dlichtenberg@jfedmw.org) or Jill Felton, 973-929-2926 (jfelton@jfedmw.org). Alex Aidekman Jewish Community Center 901 Route 10, Whippany Sweet Stories: A Special Story Time for the Jewish New Year September 12 • 6:45pm Barnes and Noble, Route 10, Morris Plains FREE Everyone is invited to join us for an especially sweet story time. We will read stories with our friends from PJ Library®, sing songs, and enjoy a sweet snack to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah.

Jill Felton, 973-929-2926, (jfelton@jfedmw.org) Story Time In The Sukkah October 3 • 3:45pm Alex Aidekman Jewish Community Campus Sukkah, 901 Route 10, Whippany FREE Join us for a fun story time in the Sukkah. We will read stories, with our friends from PJ Library®, sing songs, and enjoy a sweet snack to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot.

Jill Felton, 973-929-2926, (jfelton@jfedmw.org)

Jump Into Shabbat – Mitzvah of the Month October 19, 2012 • 4:30pm Pump It Up, 10 Middlebury Blvd, Randolph Cost TBD Join as we ‘jump into Shabbat’ at Pump It Up! Enjoy mazes, slides, games and a lot of fun in bounce houses. We will talk about our Mitzvah of the Month as well! More info to follow!

Contact Dana Lichtenberg, 973-929-2936 (dlichtenberg@jfedmw.org) Hanukkah Story Time November 29, 2012 • 6:45pm

Mothers Circle The Mothers Circle Mini-Course is a threesession workshop providing women from other backgrounds raising Jewish children within the context of an interfaith relationship an overview and guide to Jewish parenting.  Through experiential education and a supportive environment, participants gain confidence through knowledge, and establish key goals by addressing topics such as:

FREE

• What a parent or guest should expect at a brit milah ceremony.

Join us for a fun and very popular story time. Enjoy holiday stories, games, treats, music, traditions, and more. Contact Jill Felton, 973-929-2926

• Determining the right avenue of Jewish education for one's child. • How to prepare the family and home for the High Holidays, Passover, and Hanukkah.

(jfelton@jfedmw.org).

Classes forming now.

Barnes & Noble, Route 10, Morris Plains

Rock and Wrap at super sunday December 2 • 2:00pm Alex Aidekman Jewish Community Campus, 901 Route 10, Whippany FREE Feel how good it feels to give back! Join us for a Super Sunday afternoon of music, crafts and gift-wrapping. Bring a small, unwrapped gift (appropriate for any age) that will be donated to a UJC beneficiary agency and other local organizations. Let’s help make someone’s holiday season special!

Contact Dana Lichtenberg, 973-929-2936 (dlichtenberg@jfedmw.org)

New group now forming! For more information about the Mothers Circle curriculum or to join our Circle, contact Dana Lichtenberg. NEW CLASS FOR MEN! Answering Your Jewish Children  A Program for Fathers of Other Religious Backgrounds in Jewish Households  "Answering Your Jewish Children" is a threesession workshop providing practical information and ideas to help fathers of other backgrounds nurture the Jewish identity of their children.  Each session will craft answers to key questions about Jewish identity, religion, ritual, and holidays that Jewish children often ask, such as: • Why am I Jewish? • Why doesn't Grandma celebrate Hanukkah? • Why do we give to others? Classes forming now. 

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Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute at JCC MetroWest

Official healthcare partner of JCC MetroWest

Contact Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, Health Services Navigator, 973-322-5620 (hschnapp@barnabashealth.org) All programs are free of charge, compliments of Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Space is limited to the first 25 participants per program.

on-going programs The Navigator Is In Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, MA, CSW, your JCC Health Services Navigator, is available onsite in the Wellness Institute office, Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm or by appointment.  Consider her a liaison between you and the extensive roster of physicians and medical services available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Blood Pressure Screening (Supported by Barnabas Home Care)

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Healthy Aging: What is Normal and What is Not?

Don’t Let Hip Pain Keep You Out Of The Game

Speaker: Elion Krok, MD, Internal and Metabolic Medicine

Speaker: Michael H. Rieber, MD, FACS, Orthopedic Surgery, The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Curious if your body is aging normally? Learn when medical attention is needed and what is just par for the course. Sep. 6

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Stop suffering from hip and/or knee pain. Find out what treatment options are available, including minimally invasive knee replacement and the direct anterior approach for hip replacement.

First Tuesday of each month 10:00am-11:00am

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*At the Margulies Senior Center 11:00am-12:00pm

Are You Short of Breath?

Adults

Speaker: Sue Fessler, MD, PhD, FCCP, Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Beyond Nutrition Education: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness

If you answered yes to the question above, come learn about some possible causes and available treatments.

Speaker: Debra Gill, PhD, Director, Healthy LIFE Weight Management Program

Blood Pressure Screening (Supported by Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care) First and Third Thursday of each month 9:30am-10:30am Mini-Nutrition Sessions (By appointment only) With Deanna Schweighardt, RD of Saint Barnabas Medical Center Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services

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Oct. 18

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7:00 - 8:00pm

Adults Treatment options for pelvic floor disorders

Speaker: Jeffrey Segal, MD, FACOG, Director of the Center for Urogynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Learn more about current treatment options for common pelvic floor disorders, including overactive bladder, painful bladder syndrome, stress urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Sep. 13 Adult Women

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Back by popular demand! Find out how to make your weight-loss goals a reality by incorporating permanent changes in your lifestyle and health habits. Oct. 24

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Adults and Teens Oh My Aching Back! What To Do For Back and Leg Pain (Lumbar Radiculopathy)

Speaker:  Christopher Zarro, MD, Orthopedic Surgery, The Spine Institute at Saint Barnabas Learn about the latest conservative and surgical treatments for back and leg from the experts at The Spine Institute. Oct. 30

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Lumbar Disc Herniations and Treatment Options

Speaker: Ilya Kupershtein, MD, Orthopedic Surgery Concerned about the health of your back? Learn more about prevention and treatments for back pain, including techniques to maintain a healthy back and the latest treatments available for those who suffer from an injury. Nov.28

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coming soon Stay tuned for more information: Skin Cancer Screening/ Seminar Eating Healthy Around the Holidays

Contact Heidi Schnapp, 973-322-5620, for more information.

7:00 - 8:00pm

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Men’s Health

Speaker:  Peter M, Pasley, MD, Internal Medicine Dr. Pasley will discuss and answer questions pertaining to men’s health. Nov. 13

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december Women’s Health and Robotic Surgical Options

Adult Men

Speaker: Thad R. Denehy, MD, Gynecologic Cancer & Pelvic Surgery

The Weekend Warrior

Your health is so important. Find out what screening you need and what treatment is available if needed.

Speaker: Dr. John Z. Shumko, MD Sports Medicine Physician Get tips and insight from Dr. Shumko on how to best prevent injury and stay active. Nov. 15

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7:00 - 8:00pm

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NJ Hospital for Breast Cancer Care* NJ Hospital for Prostate Cancer Care* NJ Hospital for High Risk Pregnancy* Overall Hospital in NJ*

*Inside Jersey, April 2012

One of New Jersey’s best hospitals is a proud supporter of one of New Jersey’s best Jewish Community Centers. The Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute provides health education programs and healthcare navigation services at JCC MetroWest. If you would like more information or to attend a program, please contact:

Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, MA, CSW Health Services Navigator, JCC MetroWest 760 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052 973.322.5620 hschnapp@barnabashealth.org (@jccmetrowest.org) • www.jccmetrowest.org

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Myrgvbm Adults 18 + years

american red cross For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/arcclasses or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. JCC MetroWest is a leading Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross, committed to training, empowering, and preparing our community. All American Red Cross classes are conducted by an American Red Cross authorized instructor. infant & Child CPR This course trains individuals to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies in children and infants by using rescue breathing and CPR. 11 + yrs First Aid This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic first aid care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This course does not include breathing or cardiac emergencies. 11 + yrs

swim training for Lifeguard and WSI candidates • 30 min sessions This is highly recommended for anyone taking the American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training or WSI class. Many participants fail the pre-tests for these courses and are eliminated from the program. Lifeguard participants will practice the ARC Lifeguard Training pre-skills session including the 300 yard swim and timed brick recovery event. WSI participants will practice the ARC WSI pre-skills session including all necessary strokes. Lifeguard and WSI participants will have the opportunity to build endurance and learn efficient swimming techniques from an ARC Instructor.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) This course trains instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the six levels of the Learn to Swim and Parent & Child Aquatics. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 by the last scheduled session of the instructor course. Successfully complete the pre-course session and demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills: 25 yards each of front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, elementary backstroke, and side stroke; 15 yards of butterfly. Maintain position on back in deep water, treading water for 1 minute each. 16 + yrs

Completion of this class does not guarantee you will pass the Lifeguard Training or WSI pre-test. Single Session $35 3/sessions $90

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Training is scheduled by appointment. Please contact Jackie Sanchez, 973-530-3523 (jsanchez@). Lifeguard Training Class 2012 Class and pool work. CPR/AED for Lifeguards and First Aid included. Prerequisite: continuously swim 300 yds. using crawl and breast stroke; submerge to a depth of 7-10 ft; retrieve a 10 lb. object; and return to starting point within the allotted time. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Certifications: Lifeguard Training/First Aid valid for 3 years; CPR/AED for Lifeguards valid for 1 year. 15 + yrs

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Masters Swim This program is designed to provide fun, fitness, and optional friendly competition in a positive environment of athletic encouragement. Swimmers are assigned to lanes with others of similar ability, and workouts are adjusted according to the experience and ability of swimmers in each lane. A willingness to participate and to demonstrate respect for coaches and fellow swimmers is required.

For swimmers with Full Center Memberships who do not want to follow a structured workout, check the pool schedule for lap swim availability.

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18 + yrs Fall Session: October - December

For a complete listing of all our current classes, visit http://jccmetrowest.org/adultaquatics or call 973-530-3423 for additional information and assistance. aquatics All pools are temperature regulated for both lap swimming and class instruction. Lap swimming, family swim, and Aquatics classes for infants through senior adults are offered. Options for adult non-swimmers include: Personal Aquatic and Fitness Training, water walking, and water exercise.

Session Days & Times: Sundays • 7:10 - 8:10am Mondays • 11:30am - 12:30pm Wednesdays • 8:00 - 9:00pm Fridays • 5:45 - 6:45am Session Fees One Day a Week Member: $90 • Guest: $150 Two Days a Week Member: $145 • Guest: $235 Three Days a Week Member: $180 • Guest: $300 Four Days a Week Member: $225 • Guest: $375

JCC Water Walkers

scuba diving?

Learn how to dive and enjoy the wonder and beauty of the underwater world on your next vacation! JCC MetroWest has teamed up with the Underwater Adventures Dive Center to bring the amazing world of scuba diving to you.

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Certified PADI instructors will make this program a safe and fun experience. There are three steps to completing the course:

10:00 - 11:00am

Adult Swim

Step 2 • Pool Sessions Learn and practice diving skills at the Cooperman JCC. Step 3 • Open Water Training Demonstrate the skills and explore diving in a controlled open water environment.

Adult Swim Clinic For adults who know the basics. Learn proper technique and become more efficient in front and back crawl, side stroke, and breast stroke. 18 + yrs

After completing the course, you will receive a PADI Certification Card, which will allow you to dive anywhere in the world. Underwater Adventures Dive Center 508 Millburn Avenue • Short Hills Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC 760 Northfield Avenue • West Orange

Fall Scuba Diving classes are now forming! For more information and to register, contact Paul Mickel at 973-258-1300 (paul@underwater-adventures.com).

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Step 1 • Academic Combination of independent study and classroom review. The first class of each session begins with an orientation at Underwater Adventures beginning at 6:00pm.

Share a class with other adults who are beginner (little or no swimming ability) to mid-level swimmers. Learn the basics or fine tune what you already know. Certified instructors put students at ease while motivating participants to fulfill individual needs. 18 + yrs.

For Adult Swim and Adult Swim Clinic class times and fees, contact Jackie Sanchez, 973-530-3423 (jsanchez@).

Semi Private Swim Lessons Two swimmers with same ability level. (Fees are shared between the two swimmers) Must have Center Membership. $70 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $300.

Have you ever wanted to try

Looking for a great aquatic workout? Leave your gym shoes in the closet and hit the pool for a walk in the water! Water walking burns more calories than walking on land xand is a no impact way to strengthen your body. Join other JCC Full Center Members in Lane 1 of the Heyman Pool for this free program. Ongoing dates

Private Swim LessonS 30 minute private lessons are available for all age groups. Must have Center Membership. $45 per lesson. Book of 5 lessons $200.

Course fee includes the cost of the class and class materials. It does not include the purchase of mask, fins, and snorkel.

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cultural arts Adult Ceramics - Handbuilding Our handbuilding and sculpture classes focus on developing and refining clay forming skills, and exploring form and surface for both functional and sculptural work. Basic construction techniques such as coil, slab, and assemblage will be covered, along with surface treatment, texture, and glazing. This class is structured for all levels of experience, and will combine group demonstrations with individual attention from the instructor. 18 + yrs Sep. 19 - Jan. 23 W

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7:00 - 9:00pm CJ-CA312HAC

Sep. 21 - Jan. 25 F Member: $332/16 sess. Guest: $462/16 sess.

10:00am - 12:00pm CJ-CA312FAC

Art Lovers Odyssey Classes alternate between lecture/slide presentations at the JCC and select museums and galleries in New York City. (Students provide their own transportation.)

health & healing The Health & Healing Center is a partnership program with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest. Support groups for bereavement, divorce, and chronic illness are formed on an ongoing basis together with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest. For more information on support groups, contact Anne Mollen at 973765-9050 ext. 212 or amollen@jfsmetrowest.org. Contact 973-530-3521 for general information. Bereavement Hotline Grieving over the loss of a loved one? Local support groups can help you gain insight through shared experiences with others and cope better with loss and loneliness. To learn about groups serving people of all ages, please contact the Bereavement Hotline at 973-7659050 ext. 346.

Sponsored by Leonard Berkeley & Jason Berkeley in memory of Teri D. Berkeley, and cosponsored by the Jewish National Fund, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, and JCC MetroWest Jewish Health and Healing Center.

10:00 - 11:30am CJ-CA312HAL

Jan 3 – Jan 24 M Member: $83/4 sess. Guest: $116/4 sess.

10:00 - 11:30am CJ-CA312HALM

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Painting Workshop Oils, acrylics, and watercolors. Develop your own individual style through the use of color, composition and technique. Varied subject matter encouraged such as abstract, landscapes, still life. Individual instruction.

Meditation Meditation classes, taught by Karen Frank, RN, are available through the Fitness Center. Classes are held at Cooperman JCC in the Meditation Room.

For specific class dates, check out our Group Exercise Schedule at www.jccmetrowest.org.

support programs

Following is a sampling of our ongoing support groups:

A Journey Through Grief: Under 60 A support group for men and women under 60 who have lost a spouse or significant other. For more information, please call Sherry Hines, LSW at 973-765-9050 ext. 304.

Visit www.njjff.org for a full schedule of films and speakers. 10:00am - 12:00pm CJ-CA313FJF

Every Weekday Morning: 6:00-8:00am

For Better or For Worse, In Sickness and In Health A Caregiver’s Support Group: Caring for An Aging Spouse. Respite care available. For more information or to join the group, contact Liz Klapman, LSW at 973-765-9050 ext. 260.

NJJFF Reel Film Series The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival’s Reel Film Series, is an enriching course designed to give year-round film buffs the opportunity to experience a variety of newly released and timeless films with Jewish themes from around the world. Each Friday morning, a filmmaker, director/producer, film critic, clergy, academic, or other guest speaker will facilitate a thought-provoking discussion about the film.

Sep. 28 - Nov. 16 F Member: $80/8 sess. Guest: $120/8 sess. Senior: $100/8 sess.

Meditation Open Sit The Health and Healing Center Meditation Room at the Cooperman JCC is available for anyone to come in and sit in a relaxing quiet space. Come to meditate, open your mind, or just relax.

Tuesday Mornings: 9:30-10:30am Wednesday Evenings: 7:30-8:30pm

18 + yrs Sep. 20 - Dec. 13 Th Member: $249/12 sess. Guest: $347/12 sess.

spirituality

Call the NJJFF Hotline, 973-454-3417 or visit www.njjff.org for Fall events!

Children’s Support Groups Support groups are forming to help children who are dealing with issues such as special needs, chronic illness, domestic violence, divorce, and social skills challenges. To refer a child or to start a group at your school or center, please call Tamar Stern, LCSW at 973-740-1233 ext. 204. This program has been made possible through generous grants from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.

Adults Oct. 16 - Jan. 22 T Member: $270/13 sess. Guest: $376/13 sess.

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Philosophy WHIPPANY Major Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century. 15 + yrs Sep. 5 - Dec. 12 W $150/12 sess.

jewish education BEGINNER’S HEBREW Take your first steps in Hebrew! Instructor: Rachel Kushner 15 + yrs Sep. 5 – Dec 12 W $240/12 sess.

6:00 - 7:15pm JE-000002

Intermediate Hebrew Learn by reading and discussing to Hebrew articles. Increase vocabulary and grammatical skills. Instructor: Rachel Kushner 15 + yrs Sep. 5 - Dec. 12 W $240/12 sess.

7:15 - 8:30pm JE-000009

Advanced Hebrew Advanced Hebrew conversation. Learn by reading and discussing to Hebrew articles. Increase vocabulary and grammatical skills. Instructor: Taly Schwarzerr 15 + yrs Oct. 16 - Jan. 15 T $240/12 sess.

6:30 - 7:45pm JE-0000038

Yiddish for Beginners WHIPPANY Begin to understand and speak Yiddish by learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation skills. 15 + yrs Oct. 4 - Dec. 13 Th $150/10 sess.

8:10 - 9:10pm JE-000333

The Book of Isaiah WHIPPANY Uttering the most stirring prophecies in the Torah, Isaiah's visions include the destruction of the First Temple, the lineage of the Messiah from the House of King David, and the famous prophecy that the "wolf will lie down with the sheep..." 15 + yrs Sep. 5 - Dec. 12 W $150/12 sess.

9:20 - 10:20am JE-000111

CHODESH TOV: A MONTHLY GATHERING Through the centuries our sacred texts have been a continual source of guidance. Biblical, Rabbinic, Medieval, and Modern texts have all strived to teach us how to live a balanced and good life. What exactly are the values emphasized in our tradition? How has the elucidation of these qualities been expressed through the generations? Do they still resonate in our own time? How do we incorporate them into our day to day lives? Instructor: Rabbi Helaine Ettinger. Location: Living Room. 18 + yrs Sep. 20 - May 16 Th $162/9 sess.

12:30 - 2:00pm JE-0000011

Kol Dodi: The Metro West Jewish Community Chorale •Off sitelocation Kol Dodi’s mission is to sing, perform, and promote high quality Jewish choral music as well as to serve as ambassadors to the community at large. For details and to register, contact Cantor Joel Caplan (cantor@agudath.org) or Cantor Erica Lippitz (cantor@ohebshalom. org). 18 + yrs Oct 11 – Jan 10 Th JE-312KDC $60/12 sess. $30 for a spouse or partner who joins.

15 + yrs Oct. 16 - Dec. 18 T $150/10 sess.

12:30 - 1:30pm JE-000044

Advanced Yiddish WHIPPANY This course is for those with at least two years of Yiddish study or the equivalent. 15 + yrs Oct. 4 - Dec. 13 Th $150/10 sess.

7:00 - 8:00pm JE-000055

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Find Out More Today! Saturday, December 1 • 7:30pm Michele Dreiblatt | 973-530-3473 www.njjff.org

Melton adult Mini-School The Melton Adult Mini-School is an inspiring and empowering adult learning experience. Classes integrate Jewish history, law, language, practices, and ideas through direct study of primary sources, critical and reflective analysis, and group interaction. Classes meet once a week for 30 weeks over a two-year period and are taught by knowledgeable and experienced adult educators. If you are looking to broaden your Jewish knowledge, the Melton School is for you! No previous background required and no tests.

Contact Rhonda Lillianthal, 973-530-3519 (rlillianthal@). Melton FOUNDATIONS OF JEWISH LIVING Melton curriculum designed for parents of young children. 18 + yrs Oct 10 - Jun 5 W Member: $180/10 sess. Guest: $200/10 sess. Location: B'ai Abraham

9:30 - 11:00am JE-0000048BA

Oct 17 - Jun 5 W Member: $180/10 sess. Guest: $200/10 sess. Location: Cooperman JCC

9:30 - 11:00am JE-0000048J

Oct. 14 - May 5 Sun. Member: $180/10 sess. Guest: $200/10 sess. Location: Agudath Israel

9:30 - 11:00am JE-0000048AI

Melton Year One Rhythms What are the ideas, beliefs, and sources that shape Jewish life and practice, including the daily, weekly, monthly, annual life-cycle observances and customs? Purposes Why do Jews believe what they do, and what are the theological concepts that unfold in the bible, the Talmud and other sacred texts – both ancient and contemporary? 18 + yrs Oct. 3 - May 29 W Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Cooperman JCC

10:00am - 12:00pm JE-0000012W

Oct. 15 - Jun. 17 M Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: B’nai Jeshurun

10:00am - 12:00pm JE-0000012BJ

Oct. 16 - Jun. 18 T Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Temple Hatikva

7:00 - 9:00pm JE-0000012H

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Intermediate Yiddish WHIPPANY Do you know a bisel Yiddish? Practice what you know and learn more vocabulary, phrases, and grammar.

10:25 - 11:25am JE-000222

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Melton Year two Dramas What are the events, trends, and movements that have shaped our people’s history and development throughout the ages? What are the important highlights and watersheds from biblical times until today? Ethics An exploration of the Jewish ethical foundations dealing with issues such as justice, life and death, marriage and interpersonal relationships, medical and business ethics, and sexuality. 18 + yrs Oct. 10 - Jun. 5 W 7:00 - 9:00pm Member: $650/30 sess. JE-0000048BA Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Congregation B’nai Abraham Oct. 14 - Jun. 9 Sun Member: $325/30 sess. Guest:$350/30 sess. Location: Shomrei Emunah

10:30 - 11:30am JE-0000026SE

Oct. 18 - Jun. 13 Th Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Agudath Israel

9:30 - 11:30am JE-0000026AI

Oct. 18 - Jun. 13 Th 10:00 - 11:00am Member: $350/30 sess. JE-0000025FJ Guest: $400/30 sess. Location: Mt. Freedom Jewish Center

Melton Graduate Class This course is specially designed for students who have completed the two year Melton curriculum and want to continue to study with our wonderful teachers. 18 + yrs Oct. 12 - Jun. 6 F Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Cooperman JCC

9:30 - 11:30am JE-0000013F

Oct. 16 - Jun. 18 T Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Cooperman JCC

9:30 - 11:30am JE-0000013T

Oct. 17 - Jun. 12 W Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: B’nai Jeshurun

10:00am - 12:00pm JE-0000013BJ

Oct. 18 - Jun. 13 Th Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Adath Shalom

9:30 - 11:30am JE-0000013ASA

Oct. 18 - Jun. 13 Th Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Agudath Israel

9:30 - 11:30am JE-0000013AI

Oct. 18 - Jun. 13 Th Member: $650/30 sess. Guest: $700/30 sess. Location: Adath Shalom

7:00 - 9:00pm JE-0000013ASP

JCC MetroWest Book Groups cooperman jcc • West orange Our Book Group meets monthly to discuss books by Jewish authors or with Jewish themes. No registration is required and you can begin attending at any time. All titles are available in paperback and in local public libraries. The JCC MetroWest Book Group meets in West Orange. Free of charge to Members and Guests. Book Selections Thurs, Sept 13, 7:30 PM These Days Are Ours by Michelle Haimoff Thurs, Nov 15, 7:30 PM Once We Were Brothers by Ronald Balson Thurs, Dec 13, 7:30 PM Love and Shame and Love by Peter Orner

For more information, contact Carol Berman, 973-530-3421 (cberman@). Lautenberg family jcc • whippany Meets one Thursday a month at 10:30am. Selections will be announced at meetings and featured in our At Leisure newsletters. Upcoming Book Selections 2012 September 13 This is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper

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JCC MetroWest Has It All! Look and feel your best. Explore your creative side. Take care of your mind and spirit.

October 11 Blindness of the Heart, by Julia Franck November 8 Devotion, by Dani Shapiro December 13 Jerusalem Maiden, by Talia Carner

For more information, contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917 (srogavin@).

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Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) People with Arthritis Can Exercise uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and range of motion. With the guidance of a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor, you will learn exercises to maintain muscle strength and increase flexibility. 18 + yrs Dates Ongoing T Dates Ongoing Th Member: FREE Guest: $100/10 sess.

sports & fitness Contact Shannon Koening, 973-530-3514 (skoening@). Current Fitness schedules are available online or Fitness Reception Desk.

special classes & programs anti-gravity small group personal training Discover the difference that water makes! Looking to improve your cardiovascular endurance or rehabilitate a chronic source of pain? Aquatic exercise can help! Aquatic exercise allows you to work longer in your training zone and use more fat as a fuel source. All sessions are 50 minutes. First-time participant offer: $75 first 3 sess. $300/10 sess. Regular price: $360/10 sessions

NEW! Anti Gravity one-on-one personal training in the pool: $65/session • $600/10 sessions To schedule a training session, please contact Jackie Sanchez, 973-530-3423 (jsanchez@).

18+ Men’s Basketball League The JCC will be offering a fall basketball league for adults ages 18 and up, September through November. Come join us at our top of the line facilities for some competitive play! Teams will play on Monday and Thursday nights to determine the champion. Create your own team, or join the JCC team. League includes: 8 regular season games and playoffs, reversible mesh jersey, High School certified referees and scorekeepers.

Days and times may vary. Please check the current Margulis Gym schedule for up to date information. Member: $135 Guest: $155

Basketball – Temple League (35+) The 35 and over Temple Basketball League is committed to maintaining, strengthening, and enhancing the ties between the JCC MetroWest and outlying synagogues/temples through sport. Teams are a mix of local temples and our own JCC teams. The league runs from December through March and teams play once a week on Monday and Thursday nights. Certified referees and scorekeepers are used for all games. Visit our official basketball website at www. leaguelineup.com/jccmetrowest. To enter a Temple team, join a JCC team, or for more information on this league, contact Matthew Fox, 973-530-3404 (mfox@). Pickup Basketball (Adults) Hit the hardwood for some friendly competition.  No fee and no advance registration. Days and times may vary. Check the Margulis Gym Calendar for up to date information. Sundays Tuesday

8:30am-10:30am 8:00pm-9:45pm

Cardio Tennis Fall Demo Classes Sept. 10 & Sept. 24 9:30-10:10am NO FEE Must register in advance, limited enrollment

18 + yrs Dates Ongoing T Dates Ongoing Th Member: FREE Guest: $100/10 sess.

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Nov. 19 - Dec. 17 M Member: $75/5 sess. Guest: $90/5 sess

9:30 - 10:30am CJ-SW113M24A

Golf - Beginning and Intermediate - OUTDOOR *NEW lower fees* Golf is a sport for a lifetime. Enjoy learning to play on a well-manicured classic course. Learn golf fundamentals: grip, alignment, stance and posture, backswing, downswing, and follow-through. Course taught by Lou Ruina, experienced teacher and golf pro at Millburn Municipal and East Orange golf courses of Short Hills, and Anchor Golfland in Whippany. Equipment will be provided; bring clubs if you have them. 18 + yrs Early Fall Session • East Orange Golf Course Sep. 22 - Oct. 20 Sat Member: $160/5 sess. Guest: $175/5 sess.

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Golf - Beginning and Intermediate - INDOOR *NEW lower fees* Learn the fundamentals of golf in a fun relaxed atmosphere. We will cover the grip, aim, and stance. Safety and etiquette will be stressed. Discussion will also touch on golf lingo (birdie, par, and bogey), equipment, and rules. Class will be held in the Margulis Gymnasium. Taught by Lou Ruina. 18 + yrs Late Fall Session • Margulies Gymnasium Nov. 17 - Dec. 22 Sat Member: $125/5 sess. Guest: $140/5 sess.

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Indoor Soccer Join us for pickup soccer in the Margulis Gymnasium on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Our soccer program offers a great chance to get in some exercise and take part in friendly competition. There is no fee for this program and no advance registration is required. For more information on indoor soccer, contact Matthew Fox, 973530-3404 (mfox@).

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Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program (AFAP) A water exercise program designed for people with arthritis and related conditions. Water exercise is especially good for people with arthritis, because it allows you to exercise without putting excess strain on your joints and muscles. It gives you the opportunity to do gentle activities in warm water, with the guidance from a certified instructor from the NJRAC and the Arthritis Foundation.

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Cardio Tennis A series of tennis-based drills and activities played to up-tempo music. Does not require advanced tennis skills, and is all about keeping your heart rate up, burning calories, and having fun. Includes warm-up, cardio work out, and cool down phases. Drills for intermediates and advanced players provide you with a great cardio work out while improving skills. The tennis workout session takes place on our gym floor and is run by our tennis pro/ coach. But it's not a tennis lesson—it’s about getting a great workout.

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Racquetball Leagues Racquetball leagues are ongoing. We have beginner through advanced leagues so all playing levels are welcome. Leagues playMonday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. For more information on racquetball, contact Matthew Fox, 973-530-3404 (mfox@). Sport Specific Training The JCC offers individualized and custom training for the athletes in your family.  Our Sports Specific Training packages are perfect for all ages and skill levels.  Whether you are looking to stay in shape in the off-season, working toward an upcoming tryout, or seeking to improve your all-around performance, our Sports Specific Training is designed around each athlete's specific goals and abilities.  For more information or to schedule a training session, contact Matthew Fox at 973530-3404, (mfox@). Table Tennis Come play table tennis at the JCC. Reservations Required. No Fee. Days and times are subject to change. Please consult the current Margulis Gym Calendar for updated program dates and times. Mondays 9:00am-12:00pm Tuesdays 9:00am-12:00pm Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm Saturdays 1:00pm-4:00pm To make a reservation, please contact Steiner Court Reception at 973-530-3406. Volleyball (Adult) Dig, set, and spike when you take advantage of the top-of-the-line volleyball equipment at the JCC. Adult volleyball is offered on Tuesday evenings in the Margulis Gymnasium. There is no fee and no advance registration required for this program. For more information on adult volleyball, contact Matthew Fox, 973-530-3404 (mfox@).

personal training Whether you need to lose weight, are recovering from an injury, or just want to improve your overall health, your certified JCC MetroWest Personal Trainer will design a customized fitness program to suit your lifestyle, goals, and expectations. The first step is easy. Just make an appointment and we’ll match you up with your very own fitness expert. It’s as simple as that. Personal Training can help you: • Burn fat and lose weight • Increase your strength and power • Improve balance and core strength • Enhance athletic performance • Train for competitions • Recover from injuries

KETTLEBELL ACADEMY “Kettlebells provide higher-intensity workouts than standard weight-training routines and superior results.” – American Council on Exercise Bored with your workout? Try Kettlebell Academy to give your workout new momentum! Kettlebell training combines cardiovascular, strength and flexibility. The exercises promote weight loss, build strength and endurance, particularly in the lower back, legs, and shoulders. 6-8 Participants • 55 minutes Four week pass: $100 • Drop In: $15 For more information, contact Sharon Tobey, 973-530-3407 (stobey@). BOOTCAMP MANIA Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, and coordination. This workout incorporates heavy bags, ropes, drills, and intense abdominal work! 6-8 Participants • 50 minutes 2x week/4 weeks • Choose your days & times $100 • Drop In: $15 TRX® MANIA When you combine TRX, battling ropes, and heavy bags, you get mania! Burn calories while increasing strength at the same time. 4-6 participants • 50 minutes 2x week/4 weeks • Choose your days & times $100 • Drop In: $15

Personal Training Rates: $70/1-hour sess. $40/30-minute sess. $100/1-hour tandem sess. (two people) 10 pack • $650/1-hour sess. 10 pack • $360/30-minute sess. Packages: $300 • Jump Start Start your exercise program off on the right foot. Eight 30-minute sessions. Valid in the first 30 days of membership. One time purchase, must utilize sessions within sixty days.

BE FIT TRX® A is a mid-intensity training (no impact) program for individuals starting TRX to increase core strength and overall muscle toning in one workout. 4-6 Participants: $20.00 each per group Tandem Training: 2 participants $50 per person/ 50min $40 per person/ 30 min

$165 • Signature Intro to PT Always wanted to try personal training? Now’s the time — three 60-minute sessions for a special price of $165. This offer is for new personal training clients with a one time purchase only limit and is available after your first 30 days of membership.

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personal fitness program Your membership features a complimentary fitness program geared toward your personal goals. To insure that you are getting the most out of your membership, choose one of the following programs that best meets your needs: SMART Start • New to the Fitness Center? Need a program to get you started? In a series of two appointments, our Exercise Specialists will design a workout for you that will assist in reaching your goals. Personal Training • Wonder what it would be like to work with a Personal Trainer? Maybe you had a trainer in the past, but would like to meet one of ours. Take advantage of two FREE sessions and experience the difference personal training will make in your workout. GRAVITY System • Experience this gravity training device that utilizes your own body weight as resistance while engaging all major muscle groups. Build your core, increase overall strength, and tone muscles. TRX and Suspension Training® • Want to train like a U.S. Navy SEAL? This revolutionary method of leveraged body weight exercise will enable you to build power, strength, balance, and prevent injuries. Find out more during your one FREE session.

Adult Gravity Training In the Gravity system, muscles are worked as they are used in life—both in terms of lever load and movement. When the human body becomes the weight on a rolling incline surface it is free to move in any plane of motion. The Gravity Training System (GTS) engages all five components of exercise: body composition, muscular endurance, cardio endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility. Clients of any age and fitness level work every major muscle group in a functional manner in less than an hour! Incline Resistance Training on the GTS provides a workout and results that cannot be achieved on any other piece of equipment. Sessions run about 45-55 minutes depending on the group. Fee and sign-ups required.

For more information,. contact Sharon Tobey, 973-530-3407 (stobey@). One-to-one • $70/45-55 minute sess Group Training • $36/45-55 minute sess (3 person minimum)

Massage • Massage is great after exercise to relieve the tension of ordinary life and relax the muscles and mind. Enjoy a FREE 30 minute massage. MoveFit • Take advantage of your FREE postural analysis movement screening (approximately 30 minutes). This assessment will help to discover hidden limitations in your movement that may be causing pain or stiffness.

For more information, contact Sharon Tobey, 973-530-3407 (stobey@). TRX® and Suspension Training® TRX® is more than a piece of exercise equipment, it’s a complete training system. Created for the U.S. Navy SEALS, Suspension Training® is a revolutionary method of leveraged body weight exercise. It will enable you to safely perform hundreds of exercises to build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility, and prevent injuries. A certified Fitness Center Trainer can help you achieve success with comprehensive full body workouts designed to adapt as your fitness improves.

For more information, contact Sharon Tobey, 973-530-3407 (stobey@).

current fitness and Margulis gymnasium schedules are available: • Online at www.jccmetrowest.org click on Quick Links • At the Fitness Reception Desk

Call Shannon Koening • 973-530-3514

Schedule all appointments with the Fitness Reception Team or call 973-530-3416.

Call Jackie Sanchez • 973-530-3523

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If you are unsure where to begin, our team of Exercise Specialists or our Health & Fitness Director are here to guide you and offer asssistance in selecting the introduction that is right for you.

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Krav Maga at the J—Self Defense Join our ongoing self defense workshops every weekend. Each session consists of a warm-up, Krav Maga & MMA training, conditioning, and a warm-down. You will also learn the following concepts: fight or flight, tools and targets, avoid or intercept, and much more.

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couples @ leisure A unique approach for couples to meet new friends. Couples @ Leisure is a social group where activities are planned by members for members. These activities are peer-led and participants will be responsible for deciding on the activity, providing their own transportation, and paying for the activity. Couples @ Leisure meets one Sunday a month in addition to other events.

men @ leisure Men @ Leisure (MAL) is a group for men with flexible schedules who are seeking meaningful experiences and special programs. Join new friends and old, to learn, to discuss, and to share breakfast. MAL meets the first and third Thursdays of the month (except when indicated) from 9:00am-11:30am.

women @ leisure Women @ Leisure (WAL) is a group for women with flexible schedules who are seeking meaningful experiences and special programs. WAL meets the second Tuesday of the month (except where indicated) from 9:30am-noon. Call for a copy of our current newsletter. Special Interest groups meet regularly and include Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, and Book Club.

@ Leisure Groups For more information on our Couples @ Leisure, Men @ Leisure, or Women @ Leisure groups, please contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917 (srogovin@).

@ Leisure Games Come and have some fun. We’ll find a game for you! Bridge Women @ Leisure Mondays • 12:30pm-2:30pm

Together at leisure New info coming . . .

For more information and meeting dates, please contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917 (srogovin@).

Couples @ Leisure Tuesdays • 9:00am-10:30am @ Leisure Duplicate Bridge For Advanced + players 12:30pm-3:30pm Call Anita to register at 973-539-1348 Canasta Rhoda’s Canasta Ladies • In Memory of Rhoda Eisdorfer Thursdays • 1:00pm-2:30pm

Mah Jongg lessons for Beginners An all time favorite! Learn how to play this ever-popular ancient game. Classes will be held at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange. Please bring current Mah Jongg card to the first class. Space is limited.

Mah Jongg Women @ Leisure Tuesdays • 11:30am-2:30pm Duplicate Bridge Players Wanted We are looking for average or above average bridge players for games to be held at the Lautenberg JCC in Whippany on Wednesdays, twice a month, 12:30pm-3:30pm. There are no age restrictions. The games are free and open to all. Reservations are required since we need an even number of pairs. Players bring refreshments with them. Coffee is available.

For more information, contact Susan Wallenstein, 973-530-3474 (swallenstein@).

To make a reservation, please contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917 (srogovin@).

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Grandparents Circle The Grandparents Circle offers grandparents skills and techniques to nurture, and in some cases help establish, their interfaith grandchildren’s Jewish identities. The program provides participants with a supportive and open-minded environment to share their achievements, express their frustrations, and acknowledge their challenges.

New group now forming! For more information about the Grandparents Circle curriculum or to join our Circle, contact Dana Lichtenberg, 973-929-2936 (dlichtenberg@jfedmw.org).

life long learning Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • West Orange

Arthur Miller Through a Jewish Lens Tuesdays, October 16, 23 & 30 • 1:30pm A new look at America’s foremost playwright, with particular emphasis on his Jewish sensibility. Works under consideration range from Death of a Salesman (1949) to Broken Glass (1994) as well as short stories and his only novel, Focus. Study Arthur Miller from a different and fascinating perspective.

BENJAMIN NELSON, Professor of English at Fairleigh Dickinson University, is a highly respected lecturer and one of our Life Long Learning favorites. JCC/NCJW Member: $36 • Guest: $45

The following Adult Enrichment programs and courses are held at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC in West Orange.

The Gardens and the Golden Girl: Wednesdays, October 3 & 10 • 1:30pm

Contact Sharon Gordon, 973-530-3480 (sgordon@).

In Western culture, gardens represent the lost paradises of Eden and Arcadia. Since Roman times, artists have loaded images of gardens with cultural significance. Come see how our relationship with gardens has evolved over the centuries.

Courses are co-sponsored with the NCJW Essex County Section and JCC Metrowest. 25th Annual Shirley C. Green Memorial Symposium Israel: Points of No Return? Tuesday, September 11 • 1:00pm RABBI NORMAN PATZ, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Sholom of West Essex in Cedar Grove, has served as the congregation’s spiritual leader since 1969. He is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University and Caldwell College. On the national level, he chaired the National Rabbinic Cabinet of United Jewish Appeal and was a National Vice Chair of UJA. He also served as an officer of the Rabbinic Cabinet of Israel Bonds and as Chair of the Israel Committee of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Refreshments to follow.

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The Golden Girl Few paintings have as rich a resonance as Gustav Klimt’s masterwork portrait of Adele BlochBauer. Painted the same year as Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, the portrait marked Klimt’s efforts on the first truly “modern” painting. War, confiscation, and restitution led it to become a collector’s prize for over $100 million. Come hear the story of this amazing woman and her portrait.

Barbara Tomlinson is Professor Emeritus at Kean University. JCC/NCJW Member: $24 • Guest: $36

FREE Advance registration requested The annual Shirley C. Green Memorial Symposium is presented in recognition of her lifelong devotion to and efforts on behalf of Israel through the generosity of the late Walter Green.

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day trips Jersey Shore & Pier Village Long Branch, NJ Wednesday, September 5 Enjoy a pleasant day at the shore. Lunch is on your own; stroll the boardwalk or browse in the shops. Member: $25 • Guest: $35

Bus Leaves: Whippany 9:15am West Orange 9:45am Casino Trip to Mount Airy Lodge Wednesday, October 17 Join us for a comfortable bus ride to this funfilled casino with scenic lake views and an extensive buffet. Come play the slots and win big in the fall or spring. Bonus cash credits to be announced closer to departure date. Member: $25 • Guest: $40

Bus Leaves: West Orange 9:00am Whippany 9:20am The Bronx Botanical Garden, Arthur Avenue and Hall of Fame Thursday, October 4 The New York Botanical Garden has interpreted Monet’s gardens at Giverny featuring important and beautiful paintings by Monet. See the gardens by tram ride in their fall splendor. Explore Arthur Avenue, an old fashioned corner of the Bronx and have lunch on your own. Next stop is the fascinating Hall of Fame for Great Americans, our country’s original “Hall of Fame”.Founded in 1900 to honor prominent Americans. Includes transportation, admission, and tram tour. Member: $59 • Guest: $65

Bus leaves: Whippany JCC 9:00am West Orange JCC: 9:20am Want to learn more? Join us on October 3 for a Life Long Learning lecture by Barbara Tomlinson on Gardens in Art; we will learn how pictures of gardens have existed as long as gardens have been grown and how both have evolved over the centuries.

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Compulsion In this riveting true story about the notorious 1924 Leopold-Loeb murder case, Orson Welles stars as the brilliant Clarence Darrow whose history-making defense against capital punishment saved two wealthy Chicago teenagers from a death sentence. This fascinating, factual character study based on Meyer Levin’s bestseller focuses on the two boys who thought their superior intellect would enable them to execute the perfect crime.

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seasonal film series • fall Trip to the Fiesta for the Jewish Heritage Festival Wednesday, Oct 24 Entertainer Vincent Talarico will thrill you with his popular Jewish show featuring the music of Fiddler on the Roof. We will be treated to a full-course meal, entertainment, dancing, and a lively atmosphere.

General Film Series Information Member: FREE Guest: $8 per movie • $20 per series All films will begin promptly and are held at the Lautenberg Family Center in Whippany.

Contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917 (srogovin@).

Member: $60 • Guest: $70

Bus Leaves: Whippany 9:15am West Orange 9:45am A Day at New York City Museums: Neue Gallerie and Metropolitan Museum of Art Thursday, November 15 Neue Gallerie is a charming museum in a magnificent setting, juxtaposing paintings and decorative arts. The famous painting by Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer, is part of the permanent collection. Next we go to The Metropolitan Museum of Art for lunch on your own and exploring. Includes transportation and admission. Member: $59 • Guest: $65 Bus leaves: Whippany 9:00am West Orange 9:20am

Want to learn more? Join us on October 10 for a Life Long Learning lecture by Barbara Tomlinson on the artist Gustav Klimt, and especially the ground breaking portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.

Brilliant Attorneys on the Big Screen Mondays, October 22 & 29 • 10:30am Join us as we enjoy two films that originated as acclaimed thrillers (in date order): Citizen Cohn Roy Cohn (James Woods) was a brutal genius attorney—and he knew it. He helped bring the Rosenbergs to trial as spies. He then destroyed lives as Senator Joe McCarthy’s (Joe Don Baker) right-hand man during the 1950’s witch hunt for Communists. Later, he stood against the Kennedys, fighting their support of civil rights while befriending FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and attempting to undermine the leadership of Martin Luther King. To many, Cohn was a national hero, to others, he was national disgrace.

*The older you are, the higher the pay out rate.

• Benefit from a tax deduction this year • Receive recognition for your gift today • Be remembered at the JCC in perpetuity

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The tale of the people and provocative occurrences at Ellis Island during the 1890s and 1900s. VINCENT N. PARRILLO, Fulbright Teaching Fellow, is currently a Professor of Sociology at William Paterson University and executive producer, writer, and narrator of an award-winning PBS television documentary.

ELEANOR REISSA has performed all over the world solo, and with Theo Bikel, Mike Burstyn, Bruce Adler, Claire Barry, Neil Sedaka, the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and Frank London & the Klezmatics. Margulies Member: FREE JCC Member: $3 • Guest: $8

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Molly Burack Annual Lecture: Ellis Island: Gateway to America Monday, October 15 • 12:30pm

Rose Rosen Annual Memorial Concert Featuring: Eleanor Reissa and Friends Monday, November 5 • 1:00pm

If you are: 70 or older and would like to ensure the continuity of programs and services for Seniors at the JCC while you:

Alan Feldman, CEO, JCC MetroWest 973-530-3988 (afeldman@jccmetrowest.org)

Contact Susan Wallenstein, 973-530-3474 (swallenstein@). To register, call 973-530-3406.

FREE, Advance registration suggested. Presented in honor of Molly Burack through the generosity of her children. Molly was a beloved volunteer at the JCC for over 30 years before retiring to Florida.

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Sharon Gordon, Director, Center for Adult Enrichment 973-530-3480 (sgordon@jccmetrowest.org)

Limited seating; advance registration strongly recommended. Dessert Reception following concert. Made possible through the generosity of Rose’s sons Mel, Allen, and Budd Goldman. Rose Rosen was a beloved member of the JCC Margulies Senior Center for many years.

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Mondays, November 12, 19 & 26, 10:30-11:30am Member: $10 per sess - $25 series of 3 Non-Member: $15 per sess - $30 series of 3

Join Rick Busciglio, back at the JCC by popular demand, who has combined his life-long love of music and extensive experience in communications to create a 3-part series on the Jewish contributions to the world of singing. Senior Adult Hanukkah celebrations Enjoy a lively concert as we celebrate Hanukkah with JCC Members and friends. Latkes and sweet treats will be served following the concert. Cooperman JCC, West Orange Monday, December 10 • 1:00pm Lautenberg Family Center, Whippany Wednesday, December 12 • 10:00am Member: $3 • Guest: $8 Advance registration suggested.

This program is generously supported by Homewatch CareGivers.

JCC MetroWest Kosher Lunch Programs We provide nutritionally balanced, subsidized kosher meals to senior citizens 60 years or older, who reside in Essex County. For the homebound through Kosher Meals on Wheels or at one of our lunch sites, we serve traditional foods such as Shabbat meals and Jewish culinary favorites on Hanukkah and other holidays. We also celebrate birthdays, holidays, and milestone events.

Contact Joanne Bramnick, 973-530-3414 (jbramnick@) for more information. Meals on Wheels • West Orange Contact Joanne at 973-530-3414 LUNCH SITES JCC MetroWest • Margulies Senior Center Monday—Thursday • 11:30am—12:15pm Contact Joanne at 973-530-3414 Village Apartments • South Orange Tuesday and Thursday • 12:00pm—1:00pm Contact Frances at 973-530-3504

These programs are generously supported by the Essex County Division of Senior Services.

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“Great Singers of Yesteryear": The Jewish Contributions to the World of Music In Three Parts – Singers Throughout the Years Led by Rick Busciglio

Discover the Difference that Training in the Water Makes! Whether you are looking to improve your cardiovascular endurance or rehabilitate a chronic source of pain, working out in the water is the answer. So leave your sneakers in the closet and jump into the pool! There is a feel associated with these classes. We have the following options for Full Center Members: Aquatic Group Exercise Classes —More intense classes include: • Aqua Cardio Circuit • Aqua Fit • Aqua Intensity • Aqua Pilates Please review Group Exercise class descriptions on our website for details. •A  qua Stretch & Flex —Increase flexibilty and reduce stress through stretching, relaxation, and breathing techniques.

seniors on strength (S.O.S.) Strength development and cardio conditioning for the active older adult. Focus is on simple choreography and basic functional exercises using balls and bands to improve your ability to complete daily activities with ease. Balance and coordination are also covered.

•W  ater Yoga —Yoga in the pool? Yes it’s true! Water buoys up the body, making balancing poses easier than on land. This class is for everyone! •J  CC Water Walkers —Water walking burns more calories than walking on land and is a no impact way to strengthen your body. •S  mall Group Personal Training, Anti-Gravity —Water’s buoyancy helps release you from the force of gravity and lets your body move in ways that it cannot on land. Enjoy versatile and individually designed workouts—swimming skills

fitness All classes are listed on the Group Fitness Schedule which can be found at the Fitness Center or on-line at www.jccmetrowest.org. (Click Quick Links)

For more information, contact Shannon Koenig at 973-530-3514 (skoenig@jccmetrowest.org).

additional classes for full center members You must be a Full Center Member to participate in these Senior Fitness classes: • Callanetics • Studio C • Low Impact Aerobics with Weights

AFEP • Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Learn gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, and strengthen muscles. AFAP • Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Learn gentle activities in warm water allowing exercise without excess strain on joints and Forever Fit • Cardio Circuit Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance as well as balance, agility, and coordination, using balls and bands.

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• Meditation Class Series • Tai Chi • Sun Style (Beginner) • Yamuna Body Rolling • Yoga Stretch • ZUMBA® Gold Please review Group Exercise class descriptions on our website for details.

For information on how to become a Full Center Member, contact the Membership office at 973-530-3443 (membership@jccmetrowest.org).

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book clubs Lautenberg family Center • whippany Meets one Thursday a month at 10:30am. Selections will be announced at meetings and featured in our At Leisure newsletters. Upcoming Book Selections 2012 September 13 This is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper

JCC Metrowest satellite senior centers

William Margulies senior center

JCC MetroWest sponsors Senior Centers throughout the community. Essex County programs are co-sponsored with National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section. The Essex County Division of Senior Services provides a kosher lunch program at the William Margulies Center.

William Margulies Center A four-day-a-week program geared to the older adult. Held at the Cooperman JCC in West Orange.

Lautenberg Family center – JETS Whippany: Lautenberg Family JCC Sharon Rogovin • 973-929-2917 Wednesdays Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex Caldwell: Randi Brokman • 973-929-3047 Mondays and Thursdays Temple B’nai Abraham Livingston: Lori Chimoff • 973-994-2290 Mondays Shalom Club Morristown Jewish Center Morristown: Lori Chimoff • 973-538-9292 Tuesdays Temple Ner Tamid Bloomfield: Susan Galatz • 973-530-3447 Tuesdays L’Chaim Club of Temple Shalom Succasunna: Barbara Gold • 973-584-5666 Two Thursdays per month Chaverim of the Pine Brook Jewish Center Montville: Shelly Russo • 973-227-3520 Two Thursdays per month

October 11 Blindness of the Heart, by Julia Franck

For more information, contact Gina Goldman, 973-530-3448. • Day trips • Bridge

November 8 Devotion, by Dani Shapiro December 13 Jerusalem Maiden, by Talia Carner

For more information, contact Sharon Rogovin, 973-929-2917(srogavin@). cooperman jcc • West orange The JCC MetroWest Book Group meets in West Orange.

• Weekly lectures • Yiddish classes • Arm Chair Aerobics – low-impact aerobics using weights and bands especially geared to seniors

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• Parshat HaShavua – discussion of the Torah portion of the week • Creative Writing classes • Round Table discussion of current events • Points-to-Ponder – discussion of various subjects • Birthday parties with live entertainment • Monthly membership meetings

Hours: Monday–Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm Enjoy a vast collection of Jewish reference books, Hebrew language books, Jewish and special education resources, fiction and non-fiction collections, and a comprehensive Jewish media catalog.

• Movies & special programs • Holiday celebrations • Hot Kosher lunch available

Got eMail? Would you like to get updates on our Adult programs by eMail? • Go to www.jccmetrowest.org • Scroll down the page and look to the right of the “Facebook” logo •F  ind “Sign Up for E-News” and click on it • Follow the instructions to sign up

Waldor Library

The Waldor Library is always looking for book lovers to fill volunteer positions.

How to Choose Your Updates Want a monthly eMail? Pick the “Adults 50+” List Want a twice a month listing for Adults? Pick the “Things for Adults” List

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JCC MetroWest Special Needs Services: We Have What You’re Looking For... Life Skills Programs Adult Day Program ■ Adaptive Aquatics ■ Sports & Recreation ■ Personal Training ■ Summer Programs ■ After School Programs ■ Weekend Recreation ■ Jewish Education ■ Community Events ■ Workshops ■

CLUB JCC JUNIOR • 2-18 years

JCC Membership is not required. We work on a fee-for-service basis. We offer inclusion opportunities in all JCC course offerings. One-to-one shadow staff are available for an additional fee. Contact Special Needs Services, 973-530-3998, (specialneedsservices@) for our latest newsletter which includes our schedule and program fees. Intake application and interview required prior to registration for any Club JCC Programs. Contact Special Needs Services, 973-530-3998 (specialneedsservices@) for intake package. JCC MetroWest is an approved New Jersey Department of Developmental Disabilities Real Life Choices Provider. Adapted Aquatics Introduction to swimming for individuals with special needs. Swim instructors have background and experience with persons with special needs. Membership is required.

Early Childhood Programs One-to-one “shadow” aide/counselor provided for success in a typical Preschool classroom and/or camp group, located at Cooperman JCC. Interview and acceptance into program required. Additional fee. For further information, please contact the JCC Early Childhood office, 973-530-3479 (EarlyChildhoodWO@) 2 - 4 yrs Club JCC JUNIOR Swim & Yoga A sports & recreation program targeted to children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome and ADD/ADHD. Children participate in a group swim session and yoga. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. 8 - 12 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $480/16 sess. Guest: $560/16 sess.

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Club JCC JUNIOR Sunday A social recreation program focusing on socialization and communication skills through activities such as free swim, Jewish culture, targeted skill development activities and games, and arts & crafts. 5 - 18 yrs

Dates Ongoing 6 - 15 yrs

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**JCC MetroWest is proud to serve as an approved Real Life Choices/ SelfDetermina­tion provider via the New Jersey Develop­mental Disabilities Division (DDD).

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Club JCC Fitness Club A sports and fitness program, including yoga and swim, for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome or ADD/ADHD. Bathing suit/towel required - Wear comfortable clothing for yoga. 13 - 18 yrs Sep. 20 - Jan. 24 Th Member: $510/17 sess. Guest: $595/17 sess.

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CLUB JCC teen • 13-18 years

special needs

Club JCC TEEN Sunday An offsite social recreation program that provides teens with special needs the opportunity to learn and practice life skills in the community. Activities take place at local restaurants, theaters, bowling lanes, entertainment centers, and more. Lunch and admissions included in fee. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. (Times may vary). 13 -18 yrs Sep.30 Oct. 14, 28 Nov. 4 Dec. 16 Jan. 13

Sun Sun Sun Sun Sun

Member: $45/per day Guest: $50/per day

1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm SN-TT00004

Club JCC Teen Saturday Night An offsite social recreation program that provides adults with special needs the opportunity to learn and practice life skills in the community. Activities take place at local theaters and entertainment centers ad Admissions and transportation to/from JCC and venue included. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. (Times may vary). 13 - 18 yrs Sep. 15 Sat Red Bulls Game

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YA

Oct. 13 Sat Paper Mill Playouse

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YAY1

Dec. 15 Sat JCC Teen Theater Performance

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YAY2

Member: $65/per day Guest: $75/per day

special needs • ages 18 months-adult

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**Club JCC Adults Girls Night Out Women 18 and over. Activities focus on life skill development and include daily living skills, current events, nutrition, health, fitness, communication, skills, and interpersonal skills. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. Snack included. 18 + yrs

special needs

Oct. 2 - Jan. 22 T Member: $450/15 sess. Guest: $525/15 sess.

CLUB JCC ADULT • 18 & over JCC MetroWest is an approved New Jersey Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Real Life Choices/Self-Determination Provider. Approved programs include the Adult Day Program along with most weekday and weekend events. Club JCC Adult day program** This five-day-per-week program for young adults focuses on life skills activities both onsite at the JCC and in the community. Activities include but are not limited to: music, yoga, aerobics/strength/cardiovascular training, swimming/swim instruction, nutrition/ calorie awareness, health awareness, social skills, food preparation, pre-vocational skills training/volunteerism, money management, community negotiation, current events discussions, and communication. The Adult Day Program focuses on life skills activities both onsite at the JCC and in the community. 21 + yrs Mondays-Fridays • 9:00am-2:00pm Member: $80/per day Guest: $85/per day

Please refer to the Club JCC Newsletter for complete schedule. **JCC MetroWest is proud to serve as an approved Real Life Choices/ Self-Determination provider via the New Jersey Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD). Chris Sokolewicz, Certified Teacher of the Handicapped; Program Coordinator, Adult Day Program. **Club JCC Adults Guys Night Out Men Ages 18 and over. Activities focus on life skill development and include daily living skills, current events, nutrition, health, fitness, communication skills, and interpersonal skills. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. Snack included. 18 + yrs Sep. 24 - Jan. 14 M Member: $450/15 sess. Guest: $525/15 sess

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6:00 - 8:00pm SN-AD00104

special needs • ages 18 months-adult

6:00 - 8:00pm SN-AD00102

**Club JCC Adult Wednesday Blend Socially appropriate behaviors and interpersonal skills are taught while using recreation and leisure time. This potpourri of activities includes: Game Night (board games, air hockey, video/card games) which focuses on turn-taking, frustration tolerance and communication skills and Music Therapy, which emphasizes self-expression, movement and creativity. Other activities include cooking/nutrition, book/literacy exploration, and crafts and holiday-themed celebrations. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. Snack included. 18 + yrs Oct. 3 - Jan. 23 W Member: $450/15 sess. Guest: $525/15 sess.

6:00 - 8:00pm SN-AD00103

**Club JCC Adult Fitness Club A sports and fitness program, including yoga and swim, for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome or ADD/ADHD. Bathing suit/towel required - Wear comfortable clothing for yoga. 18 + yrs Sep. 20. - Jan. 24 Th Member: $510/17 sess. Guest: $595/17 sess.

6:00 - 8:00pm SN-000099A

**Club JCC Adult Saturday Night An offsite social recreation program that provides adults with special needs the opportunity to learn and practice life skills in the community. Activities take place at local theaters and entertainment centers. Admissions and transportation to/from JCC and venue included. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. (Times may vary). 18 + yrs Sep. 15 Sat Red Bulls Game

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YA

Oct. 13 Sat Paper Mill Playhouse

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YAY1

Dec. 15 Sat JCC Teen Theater Performance

6:00 - 9:00pm CJ-SN312YAY2

Member: $65/per day Guest: $75/per day

**Club JCC Adult Sunday An offsite social recreation program that provides adults with special needs the opportunity to learn and practice life skills in the community. Activities take place at local restaurants, theaters, bowling lanes, entertainment centers, and more. Lunch and admissions included in fee. Supervised by professionals with extensive experience with individuals with special needs. (Times may vary). Sep.30 Oct. 14, 28 Nov. 4 Dec. 16 Jan. 13

18 + yrs Sun Sun Sun Sun Sun

Member: $45/per day. Guest: $50/per day

1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 4:00pm CJ-SN312SAS6

Adult Sunday Evening Dances Featuring DJ, pizza, snacks, beverages,dancing, games, and social time. 18 + yrs End of Summer Beach Party Sep. 23 • 6:00-8:00pm Chanukkah Party Dec. 12 • 6:00-8:00pm 4th Annual Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser Feb. 2 • 7:00-11:00pm Fundraiser: $20/person Welcome Spring Party Apr. 7• 6:00-8:00pm Hawaiian Luau Jun. 9 • 6:00-8:00pm Fee: $14/person collected at door. Adapted Aquatics Introduction to swimming for individuals with special needs. Swim instructors have background and experience with persons with special needs. Membership is required. Dates Ongoing 18 + yrs

**JCC MetroWest is proud to serve as an approved Real Life Choices/SelfDetermina­tion provider via the New Jersey Develop­mental Disabilities Division (DDD).

JCC MetroWest • Your Jewish Community Center


Jewish Disability Awareness Month & Shabbat Shalem February 2013 An opportunity for our community to raise awareness and support the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of Jewish life in MetroWest. For more information on community celebrations, please visit www. metrowestable.org or contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

Continuing the Journey This series of workshops, co-sponsored by MetroWest ABLE and the JCC MetroWest Special Needs Department, assists families and caregivers with future planning to support the care of family members with special needs. Contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org) for more information and to RSVP. Oct. 25 Jan. 10 Mar. 21 Other Programs and Events New York State of Mind (in New Jersey!) Fourth Annual Club JCC Dance-A-Thon 2013 Join us for this amazing fundraising event supporting Special Needs Services at the JCC. Organized by our Special Needs Committee, a dedicated group of teen volunteers, special needs participants, family members, and professionals. Light dinner, snacks, and beverages provided. Prizes, giveaways, games, and raffle.

*Real Life Choices/Self-Determination provider via DD Contact the JCC Fitness Center, 973-530-3416.

Volunteers Needed!

Community Service Oppportunities for Teens and Adults We welcome caring teens, college students, adults, and retirees who are interested in helping individuals with special needs. We can provide community service credit if needed.

Meets September through June on the second Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm - 9:00pm. Jun. 13- May 8 FREE Dads Support Group for Families with Special Needs Calling all Dads: Are you interested in forming a support group for fathers of children with special needs? This group will offer support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other fathers, ways to advocate for your child, and services & resources available in the community. For more information, contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org). Meets 4th Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm - 9:00pm. Jun 27 - May 22

special needs

Complimentary Workshops & Lectures

Personal Training* for Individuals with Special Needs One-to-one personal training sessions for individuals with special needs ages 10 and over. Certified Personal Trainers and fitness professionals have background and experience with persons with special needs.

Moms Support Group for Families with Special Needs Are you interested in a support group for moms of children with special needs? This group will offer: support and guidance, an opportunity to network with other moms, tips for advocating for your child, and information about the services and resources available in our community. For more information or to register, contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

For more information on the oportunities available, contact Special Needs Services at 973-530-3998 (specialneedsservices@).

Saturday, February 2 • 7:00pm–11:00pm (snow date: Saturday, February 9) $20 per person or collect donations to reduce admission fee MetroWest ABLE Babysitting Course— Learn to Babysit for Children with Special Needs Teens will be trained by a professional in the field of special needs. The training will include workshops, videos, and meetings with parents and professionals. Students will become certified in CPR and first aid as well as the topics of rights and responsibilities, child development, behavioral challenges, caring for a child with special needs, handling emergencies, and more. Each participant will walk away from the program with a resource kit of materials/activities to guide them as a babysitter. They will also be required to fulfill 3 hours of practical experience at one of our programs supporting individuals with special needs.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Wanatick, 973-929-3129 (rwanatick@ujcnj.org).

Save the Date!

Fourth Annual Dance-A-Thon New York State of Mind (in New Jersey!)

Join us to raise awareness and funds for

Club JCC Special Needs Services Saturday, February 2 • 7:00pm–11:00pm Snowdate • Saturday, February 9 Dancing Begins • 7:15pm $20 Admission Includes a serving of baked ziti, salad, and drink. Additional snacks available for purchase.

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC | West Orange Registration $20/Person or Raise Donations—Ask Us How! To register, visit www.firstgiving.com/jccmetrowest For more information, contact Rebecca Gallanter, at 973-530-3998 (specialneedsservices@jccmetrowest.org).

Real Life Choices Approved Provider State of New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) (@jccmetrowest.org) • www.jccmetrowest.org

special needs • ages 18 months-adult

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Celebrate at

JCC MetroWest!

JCC MetroWest offers professionally managed parties and events. At the Cooperman JCC in West Orange, guests can celebrate in our beautifully remodeled ballroom and in Steiner Court, our new loft-like addition. Our pool is available for recreational swim activities and our gym may be opened up for sports & games. The JCC is the perfect setting for a fun, affordable bar/bat mitzvah, sweet sixteen, anniversary party, retirement party, or other celebration!

Our convenient and accessible northern New Jersey location is perfect for your next business conference as well. JCC professional staff will make your party or conference planning a pleasant, seamless experience. Contact Event Services: 973-530-3263 (eventservices@jccmetrowest.org)

Interested in renting out the Maurice Levin Theater?

Please contact Samara Grossman at 973-530-3410, sgrossman@jccmetrowest.org for date availability and price information.


STROKE AND APHASIA... What’s next? Adler Aphasia Center at JCC MetroWest • • • •

Innovative speech therapy program Therapeutic environment Serving people with aphasia of all ages Caregiver support groups

Tours and Information Wendy Greenspan, MA, CCC-SLP, Program Director at 973-530-3981 or email wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org This program is partially funded by the Healthcare Foundation of NJ.

THE HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION OF NEW JERSEY Founded by the Jewish Community

a•pha•sia (uh-fay’-zhuh) n. A language disorder that impairs the expression and understanding of spoken language, reading, and writing. It occurs most often from a stroke or brain injury. This frustrating condition affects a person’s ability to communicate, but does not affect his or her intellect.

www.adleraphasiacenter.org Adler Aphasia Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

NJ Hospital for Breast Cancer Care* NJ Hospital for Prostate Cancer Care* NJ Hospital for High Risk Pregnancy* Overall Hospital in NJ*

*Inside Jersey, April 2012

One of New Jersey’s best hospitals is a proud supporter of one of New Jersey’s best Jewish Community Centers. The Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute provides health education programs and healthcare navigation services at JCC MetroWest. If you would like more information or to attend a program, please contact:

Heidi Rinsky Schnapp, MA, CSW Health Services Navigator, JCC MetroWest 760 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052 973.322.5620 hschnapp@barnabashealth.org


JCC Operating Hours

Normal Hours

Building | Fitness Center, Pools, Gymnasium

Membership Office

Sunday Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday

Sunday Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday

7:00am 5:30am 5:30am 7:00am

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7:00pm 10:00pm 6:00pm 7:00pm

9:00am – 6:00pm 9:00am – 10:00pm 9:00am – 4:00pm CLOSED

Holiday Hours Building | Fitness Center, Pools, Gymnasium Mon, Sep 3 • Labor Day Sun, Sep 16 • Erev Rosh Hashanah Mon, Sep 17 • Rosh Hashanah, Day 1 Tue, Sep 18 • Rosh Hashanah, Day 2 Tue, Sep 25 • Kol Nidre Wed, Sep 26 • Yom Kippur Thu, Nov 22 • Thanksgiving Day Mon, Dec 24 • Christmas Eve Tue, Dec 25 • Christmas Day Mon, Dec 31 • New Year’s Eve Tue, Jan 1 • New Year’s Day Mon, Mar 25 • Erev Passover, Day 1 (1st Seder) Tue, Mar 26 • Passover, Day 1 (2nd Seder) Mon, May 27 • Memorial Day Thu, Jul 4 • Independence Day

7:00am–7:00pm 7:00am–3:00pm CLOSED CLOSED 5:30am–3:00pm CLOSED 7:00am–2:00pm 5:30am–7:00pm 7:00am–7:00pm 5:30am–7:00pm 7:00am–7:00pm 5:30am–3:00pm CLOSED 7:00am-7:00pm 7:00am–7:00pm

Programs | Early Childhood, Kids Club, Senior Adults, Special Needs & All Other JCC Programs Please check with the individual program area to learn of any special holiday hours and program closings. JCC MetroWest • Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • 760 Northfield Avenue • West Orange, NJ • 973-530-3400 • www.jccmetrowest.org JCC MetroWest is a beneficiary agency of United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey.

Jewish Community Center of MetroWest New Jersey

Community Perks


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Parent Place | Connect, Grow, Learn ­— Begin Your Jewish Journey Preschool & Kindergarten | Nurturing Laughter. Fostering Wonder. Enrichments | It’s All Fun — Swim, Soccer, Art, Dance, Music, Computers. Summer Camps | Camps That Grow With Your Child

Be More at the JCC. Find Out More Today! 973-530-3400

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at the JCC. JCC MetroWest is a beneficiary agency of United Communities of MetroWest New Jersey.

www.jccmetrowest.org


JCC MetroWest 760 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052 973-685-4592 www.jccmetrowest.org Joyce Goldstein, Co-Chair, Board of Trustees Larry Gotfried, Co-Chair, Board of Trustees Alan Feldman, Chief Executive Officer

Fall Semester Registration 8:00am Tuesday, August 7 Guest Registration opens | 8:00am Tuesday, August 14

Register for classes online www.jccmetrowest.org

Click on E-Register

Slam Dunk League Sunday, November 18 6:00-6:45pm Find out more about the NEW JCC/Sports Universe Slam Dunk Basketball League! Meet the Staff • Learn About the League • Fun Games and Contests.

Find Out More Today! Sherri Feldscher 73-530-3425 sfeldscher@jccmetrowest.org

Special Saturday Winter Hours Coming! October 2012 Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • West Orange

Go “All-In” for a great night of poker! at JCC MetroWest

Terrific Prizes Great Food

To register, visit

www.anteupfored.org

Proceeds to benefit

or call

973-530-3466 Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC • Ross Family Campus 760 Northfield Avenue • West Orange • 973-530-3400 www.jccmetrowest.org

Enjoy more Fun with Family & Friends at the JCC! Join us on Saturday Evenings for Fitness, Swim, Gym & Indoor Track While Shabbat ends early, the JCC will stay open until 9:00pm Beginning: Saturday, December 1 Ending: Saturday, March 10

Questions? Stop by our Membership Office or call 973-530-3443.


Fall 2012 Program Guide