Page 1



Pool fu

2013 Summer

Newded Expaenkend We urs Ho e 2

Program Guide 2013/5773


See p

Everyone is welcome at the J Register online at 1

Content Open to Everyone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 JCC Rewards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Membership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Special Events at the J . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Summer Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Infants & Toddlers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Birthday Parties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, 10 Children & Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Teens & Tweens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Family Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Special Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Fitness & Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Sports & Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Nishmah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Cultural Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Adult Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Make a Reservation Online . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Online Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30am – 10pm Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30am – 6pm Saturday – Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7am – 6pm

Beginning Friday, May 24 Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30am – 8pm Saturday – Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7am – 8pm New Membership & Facility Tours

Appointments recommended; drop-ins welcome . . . . . . . . . . 314-442-3124 SFC Mon-Thu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8am – 8pm Fri-Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 5pm Fox Mon-Thu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 7pm Fri & Sat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 5pm Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . By appointment

Member Services

Inquiries or changes to current memberships Appointments recommended; drop-ins welcome . . . . . . . . . . 314-442-3137 SFC Mon-Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 5pm Fox Mon-Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 1pm

J Massage & Spa Mission Statement The St. Louis Jewish Community Center is an interactive, multigenerational gathering place which imparts Jewish values: promotes individual physical and spiritual growth; creates a caring responsible community and supports those in need; encourages an appreciation for our Jewish identity, history and cultural heritage through effective and innovative education, programming and services; fosters connection, Jewish continuity and creates Jewish memories…in an inclusive and welcoming environment.

Program Listing Key Mon – Monday Tue - Tuesday Wed - Wednesday Thu - Thursday Fri - Friday Sat - Saturday Sun - Sunday

SFC - Staenberg Family Complex (Creve Coeur) Fox - Marilyn Fox Building (Chesterfield) $xxm - member pricing $xxp - public pricing

2 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Monday – Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 9pm Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am – 6pm Saturday – Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10am – 5pm

Kidzone Babysitting (both locations) Monday – Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8am – 12:30pm Monday – Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 – 8pm

Holiday Hours Wed May 15 . . . . . . . . . Shavuot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Closed Mon May 27 . . . . . . . . . Memorial Day . . . . . . . . . . . 8am – 5pm Thu July 4 . . . . . . . . . . Independence Day . . . . . . . . . 8am – 5pm Mon Sept 2 . . . . . . . . . . Labor Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8am – 5pm Hours & closings subject to change. Call 314-432-5700 or check

Open to Everyone A World Class Community Center: Open to Everyone J membership is open to people of all races, religions and ethnic backgrounds. Get involved. Join us for a class, exercise the mind or body. Enjoy a cultural event or holiday program. We have something for everyone here at the J.

Contacting Staff By email: To contact a staff member via email, use the first letter of the person’s first name and the complete last name, followed by By phone: Either dial the direct line, referenced throughout the guide, or 314-432-5700 and ask to speak to a specific person.

Guest Policy

Non-members may purchase a day pass to try our facility. J members may Staenberg Family Complex also invite guests to purchase a day pass. Please contact a member services • 14,750 sq. ft. gymnasium featuring four small and two full-length representative at 314-442-3124 for more information on how to visit our facility. basketball courts • 9,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with Cardio-Audio/Video Theater Volunteer Opportunities The J is always looking for volunteers ages 16 and over to help enhance our • Professional locker rooms with steam, sauna, whirlpool and private showers services and programs. Volunteers are needed for special events, ongoing • Six racquetball/handball courts and two International squash courts classroom assistance, assembling mailings and more. Opportunities are available • Recreational indoor pool with two lap lanes, water walking course, zero depth entry, slides and kids play area at both J locations and may be a one-time event, weekly project or anything in between. Volunteer positions are designed to assist J staff by matching • Four-lane indoor lap pool (25 yards) the skills and schedules of the volunteer. Applications are available on our • Outdoor pool with recreational area and 25-meter and 25-yard lap lanes website ( or by contacting Mindy Goldfarb at 314-442-3164 or • Babysitting services and jGame Zone for youth fitness to discuss becoming a J volunteer.

Individuals with Special Needs The J welcomes and invites all persons, including those with special needs, to participate in its camps and other programs. Participation is based upon an appropriate match between the individual and a particular program. Where feasible and suitable, the J provides necessary supports, including individual programming. The J remains committed to including all persons as fully as possible in all agency programs. Contact Craig Neuman at 314-442-3434 or for further information.

Financial Assistance Limited, need-based financial assistance in the form of program and membership scholarship is available. For more information or to receive an application, visit the J website ( on the scholarship page or contact Sally Lang at 314-442-3241 or or inquire at the front desk of either location.

Marilyn Fox Building • 10,000 sq. ft. gymnasium featuring four small and two full-length basketball courts • 6,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with Cardio-Audio/Video Theater • Indoor 25-yard lap pool and whirlpool • Outdoor pool with recreational area, slide, and 25-yard lap lanes • Babysitting services and jGame Zone for youth fitness • Indoor batting cages with state-of-the-art Home Plate pitching machine

Register online at 3

rds wa

rds wa







rds wa

10 25 50 100 jccre


rds wa



10 25 50 100 points

rds wa

Gym, pool points and group exercise schedules are available points in the palm of your hand! Plus, you’ll receive important scheduling updates as we make them!

• Earn points



5 50 100 points





A FREE program for J Members only • Participate

5 50 100 points

rds wa


Now, there’s an APP for that! jccre

rds wa


• Redeem for valuable gifts


The J Mobile App is now live! See below for downloading instructions

The J Mobile App is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site at iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android users: 1. Download the “JCC North America” app from the Apple store or the Android Marketplace 2. Within the “JCC North America” app, at the bottom of the phone screen click on “Download Guides” 3. Select The J - St. Louis JCC

Redeem points for J Merchandise Sports Equipment Personal Electronics Massage Personal Training Reformer Pilates And much more!

Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users: 1. Click into your chosen web browser 2. Visit the mobile site at: *Note, with the release of the Blackberry 10 at the end of January 2013, Blackberry users are able to access the “Guidebook” app via Android applications.

4 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Activate your account at

reward yourself!

rd wa





Membership Benefits

Membership Information

The J offers a variety of membership options to suit your needs. points • All J Membership – Full access to both J locations • Fox J Membership – Access to the Marilyn Fox Building only We offer several membership categories, including ones for families, seniors, individuals, and more. Ask a membership coordinator to help you select the right membership for you. points See inside cover for Membership Office hours


Corporate Membership Program Benefits of a corporate wellness and fitness program are numerous, including • Decreased absenteeism • Lower health insurance premiums • Less employee turnover • and many more! The J’s corporate fitness program can be tailored to fit your company’s dynamics, needs and budget. We have partnership options ranging from full participation in your corporate wellness program, to encouraging your employees to get fit by becoming members on their own. Set up a time today! Contact Doug Bugalski at 314-442-3426 or

• Swim Academy – Accredited American Red Cross Swim Program • Alpha Waves Swim Team • Baseball/Softball/Soccer Fields (available for rent) • Children’s Birthday Parties • Early Childhood Education Program • Indoor Batting Cages (Fox Building) • Residential and Day Camps • Sports Teams/Leagues • Vacation Days for Children • Special Event and Meeting Space • …and much, much more!

Refer a Friend rds wa





wa When you refer a friend to the J and your friend joins, you receive… • $50 dues1,250 credit points points • No limit

0 100


a Refernd Frie

Also available for a fee

• Higher self-esteem leading to increased employee engagement

0 100


FREE Group Exercise Classes, including Zumba, Yoga, Spin, Mat Pilates, Turbo Kick and more FREE Fitness Assessment & Orientation FREE BeWell – A Health and Wellness Program FREE Racquetball, Handball & Squash court time (SFC) FREE Water Exercise Classes FREE Indoor Track FREE Towel Service FREE Whirlpool FREE Steam & Sauna Visit t h FREE Babysitting* Find Y e J & O FREE J Journal (member publication) cente UR r! *must have qualifying membership

1,250 points

Thanks for supporting the J. Register online at 5

See in back side for ho cover ur can s s you ave!

Summer Pool Hours_______________ Staenberg Family Complex 2013 Summer Pool Schedule Indoor Pool Mon–Thu 5:30am – 9pm Pools open* Friday 5:30am – 7:30pm Pools open* Sat–Sun 7am – 7:30pm Pools open* • Pools are open for swimming with limited feature use • Closed for annual maintenance 8/19 – 9/3

Outdoor Pool Mon–Thu 5:30am – 10:30am 25m lap swim 11am – 12:30pm Siwak Pool-Toddler Splash/Parents with children 5 yrs and younger Note: Coincides with Day Camp swim lessons 12:30 – 8pm All features open/25y lap swim 3:30 – 5pm Swim team practice/no 25y lap through 7/5 Fri 5:30 – 10am 25m lap swim 10am – 7:30pm All features open/25y lap swim 3:30 – 5pm Swim team practice/no 25y lap swim through 7/6 Sat-Sun 7 – 10am 25m lap swim 10am – 7:30pm All features open Note: indoor lap swimming available Outdoor Pool will be closed at 4:30pm for Alpha Waves Swim Meets on 6/3, 6/24, 7/1 & 7/8.

Marilyn Fox Building 2013 Summer Pool Schedule Indoor Pool Mon-Thu 5:30am – 9pm Fri 5:30am – 7:30pm Sat & Sun 7am – 7:30pm • Limited pool usage due to Swim Team practice; Mon-Fri, 3:30-5pm (ending 7/5) • Closed for annual maintenance 8/5-8/19

Outdoor Pool Mon–Thu 7am – 8pm 11am – 12:30pm 12:30 – 8pm Fri 7am – 7:30pm 10am – 7:30pm Sat & Sun 7am – 7:30pm 10am – 7:30pm


6 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

25y lap swim Toddler Splash in the Zero Depth Play Area/Parents with children 5 yrs and younger Note: This coincides with Day Camp swim lessons All areas open Lap swim available All areas open Lap Swim available All areas open

Notes for both locations: • Schedules subject to change without notice • Outdoor Pool hours WILL change August 12 due to indoor pool maintenance and lifeguard coverage


Summer Fun in the Pool!

Member Appreciation Nights Save the Dates! SFC 6/30 & Fox 7/14

For information on Aquatics programming, contact: • SFC – Kyle Fetick, 314-442-3296 or • Fox – Marissa Koester, 314-442-3495 or

Splash Bash! – Summer Pool Kick-Off

All ages Kick off the summer with your family at a pool party suitable for all ages. The slides, climbing walls and other fun features will be watered down and ready to provide hours of fun. Pool games and prizes highlight the day of fun in the sun at the always popular J outdoor pools. SFC & Fox Sun 6/2 11am-4pm Free (members program)

Birthday Parties 4-11 yrs Make your next birthday party a splash at one of the J pools. Pool time includes fun games supervised by an aquatics staff member, as well as a party room. Parties must be reserved two weeks in advance with a $75 non-refundable deposit. SFC & Fox By appointment $180m/$225p (up to 15 children) $12m/$15p (per child, if more than 15) ____________________________________________________________ J Swim Clinic for Kids’ Triathlon

Sunday Fun-day All ages Bring your family and have a fun-filled day at the pool. We’ll have games, prizes and treats for the kids and learning opportunities for children regarding water safety. SFC & Fox Every Sun 6/2-8/4 11am-1pm Free (members program) _________________________________________________________ Toddler Splash

5 yrs and under Splash around and play on the interactive pool toys in the zero-depth entry area of the outdoor pools. The play structures will provide hours of fun for toddlers as they explore and learn all the pool has to offer. Adults can use the time to catch up with friends, while watching the children learn to socialize and share. *Day Camp lessons may coincide at this time. SFC & Fox Mon-Thu 6/3-8/8 11am-12:30pm Free (members program)

Fourth of July Duck Slide

All ages Ready… set… go! Watch your rubber duck race down the J’s outdoor slides as they try to be the first to splash down! There’s no fee to adopt a rubber duck and enter the race; you just have to cheer loudly and root them on! We’ll also have games, crafts, music and other fun for the whole family. Sponsored by the J Alpha Waves Swim Team. SFC & Fox Thu 7/4 11am-1pm Free (request canned food donation for the Jewish food Pantry)

7-14 yrs Master the first leg of the triathlon with this clinic focused on the specific swimming skills to excel and allow you to enter the bike leg confident and energized. Clinic is led by experienced tri-athletes and swim coaches. Participants must be enrolled in Kids’ Triathlon to receive special pricing. Contact: Kyle Fetick 314-442-3296 or SFC Sun 8/18 & 8/25 9-11am $20m/$30p per session or $35m/$55p for both For Kids’ Triathlon details see page 26. ____________________________________________________________

Alpha Waves Swim Team 5-18 yrs Throughout the summer we’ll match up head-to-head with the rest of the Gateway Swim Conference, which includes Baxter Ridge, Briar Hill, Fox Creek, Westbury Manor and Whispering Hills. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke. Meets are typically held on Monday evenings with the Conference Swim Meet scheduled for Monday, July 8. Participants will receive team shirt and swim cap. Team suits can be purchased upon registration. Summer practice times are immediately after J Day Camp. Practice Times (Meet schedule will be available once season begins) SFC or Fox Mon-Thu 5/20-5/23 4:30-6pm $200m/$250p SFC or Fox Mon-Fri 5/28-7/5 3:30-5pm $225m/$275 (after 5/1) Sibling discounts available ____________________________________________________________

B-Waves Pre-Swim Team

4-10 yrs This exciting program is a transition for those youth who have completed the American Red Cross Level 3 skills and are interested in stroke development within a pre-swim team experience. SFC & Fox Mon-Thu 5/28-7/5 3:30-4:30pm $133m/158p (1 or 2 day option) $148m/$175p (after 5/8) Register online at 7


Increase your pool fun this summer! J Swim Academy

6 mos and older Whether entering the water for the first time or continuing to develop skills, Swim Academy offers group swim lessons that can improve and educate you and your child on the finer points of swimming. Lessons are designed so swimmers progress from level to level as they accomplish skills. Swim Academy has been revised to comply with the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program and is divided into three sections. __________________________________________________________

1) Aqua Babies (Parent & Child Aquatics)

6 mos to 3 yrs 30-minute class Aqua Babies introduces basic skills and water safety for young children and comforts parents as they teach their infants about putting their face in the water, blowing bubbles and being comfortable in a pool. Parent(s) are required to be in the water with their child. __________________________________________________________

2) Pre-School Aquatics

Group Lessons Schedule_ __________ ONCE A WEEK LESSONS: Attend one swim class per week for four weeks. All Levels Sat & Sun 9:30-10:15am or 10:30-11:15am Aqua Babies Sun 11:30am-12pm Tue 6-6:30pm Session 1: Sat-Sun 6/1-6/22 (4 lessons) Group Lessons (45 min): Aqua Babies (30 min): Session 2: Sat-Sun 6/29-7/20 (4 lessons) Group Lessons (45 min): Aqua Babies (30 min):

$40m/$60p (after 5/25: $45/$66p) $26m/$40p (after 5/25: $31m/$45p) $40m/$60p (after 6/22: $45/$66p) $26m/$40p (after 6/22: $31/$45)



3, 4 & 5 yrs Attend two swim classes per week for four weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays SFC or Fox 5:15-6pm Session 1: 6/4-6/27 $80m/$120p (after 5/29: $88m/$132p) 45-minute class & 1:4 instructor to student ratio Session 2: 7/9-8/1 $80m/$120p (after 6/26: $88m/$132p) Children will develop confidence in and around the water through learning basic __ _ ________________________________________________________ aquatic skills.


3) Learn to Swim 45-minute class & 1:4 instructor to student ratio Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills Level 3 – Stroke Development Level 4 – Stroke Improvement Level 5 – Stroke Refinement Level 6 – Swimming and Skill Proficiency (please see for specific descriptions for each level)

Private Swim Lessons

All ages Lessons are customized to the individual’s needs and skill level whether getting used to the water, learning to swim or making your workout more efficient. SFC or Fox By appointment All lessons – 30 minutes Private Lessons: (1 participant) One lesson $25m/$35p Five lessons Save $10! $120m/$170p Ten lessons Save $30! $230m/$330p Semi-Private Lessons: (2 participants) One lesson $30m/$40p Five lessons Save $10! $145m/$195p Ten lessons Save $30! $280m/$380p

8 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

FOUR TIMES A WEEK LESSONS Attend four swim classes per week for two weeks on Monday through Thursday. SFC or Fox 9:30-10:15am (SFC only) or 12:35-1:20pm Summer Kick-off: 5/28-5/31 $40m/$60p (after 5/21: 45m/66p) Session 1: 6/3-6/13 $80m/$120p (after 5/28: $88m/$132p) Session 2: 6/17-6/27 $80m/$120p (after 6/10: $88m/$132p) Session 3: 7/1-7/11 (no class 7/4) $80m/$120p (after 6/24: $88m/$132p) Session 4: 7/15-7/25 $80m/$120p (after 7/8: $88m/$132p) Session 5: 7/29-8/8 $80m/$120p (after 7/22: $88m/$132p)


Free mem for bers!

Aquatic Group Fitness Classes_ ______

For information on aquatic personal training and group exercise, contact: • SFC – Kyle Fetick, 314-442-3296, • Fox – Marissa Koester, 314-442-3495,

Water group fitness is a fantastic way to compliment your workout. Fitness in the water is generally easier on your joints, but still burns calories and offers a great workout. Find the class that is right for you and meet us in the pool! For up-to-date schedules and further details, visit Aqua Fit: Moderate-impact, water-specific exercises designed to progressively build strength, flexibility and endurance in a refreshing and joint-supportive environment. Aqua Flow: (Formally Arthritis Foundation Exercise) Exercise with the aid of the water’s buoyancy and resistance can help improve joint flexibility. Great for participants with arthritis, rehabbing or new to aqua fitness. Aqua Power: This is a high intensity, multi-discipline workout in the lap pool. Participants must be comfortable in all depths of the pool. Finning, treading, kick-boxing traditional water moves and more. Aqua Power Deep: High intensity, no impact water resistance training that improves muscle tone, aerobic capacity, flexibility strength and endurance with the use of resistance equipment and flotation belts; class held in deep water. Aqua Tai Chi: Combines the beautiful, flowing movements of Tai Chi with the resistive and relaxing properties of water. It’s designed to build flexibility and strength while leaving you a feeling of peace and tranquility. Perfect for all fitness levels. Aqua Zumba: This exciting class is a fusion of Latin and international dance music and features aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Strength and Flexibility: (Formerly Multiple Sclerosis) Improve balance, flexibility, strengthen muscles, increase mobility and improve overall well being. Swim Boot Camp: Swimming, kicking, treading, jumping, sprinting, drilling, balance, resistance and calethstenics - in and out of the water.

Aquatic Orientation & Assessment Adults Meet with one of our aquatics instructors to assess your skill level and aquatics needs. An assessment provides the foundation to building your swimming skills and achieving goals (Classes subject to change without notice) in the water. We will get you training properly and headed in the right direction. We can Staenberg Family Complex help, whether you’re looking to: Time Mon Tue Wed • participate in group or private swim lessons 8:30am • join a swim club or team *Aqua • begin an aquatic exercise program 9:00am *Aqua Flow Flow • learn to swim more efficiently Aqua 9:00am • train for a triathlon Power • experience aquatic personal training Aqua Aqua 11:00pm Fit Fit SFC or Fox By appointment Free (members only) Aqua ____________________________________________________________ 1:45pm Tai Chi *Aqua Aquatic Personal Training 16 yrs and older 2:15pm Flow Be all you can be with a personalized 60-minute aquatic fitness training session. Training Aqua Swim Aqua 6:15pm Power Boot Power in the water alleviates stress to various joints of your body and still allows for resistance, Deep Camp Deep flexibility and strengthening. A semi-private option is also available. SFC or Fox By appointment $55m/$65p per session Marilyn Fox Building ____________________________________________________________ Time Mon Tue Wed Aqua Aqua Aqua 8:00am Power Small Group Aquatics Training (4-6 people) 18 yrs and older Power Power Small group training is fun, skill based, motivating and an affordable way to benefit from & *Aqua Strength & 9:00am Strength Flexibility Flow Flexibility personal aquatic training. Training can be in stroke technique and endurance, water fitness class designed to your specific needs or water therapy. Work with J Aquatics professionals Aqua Swim Boot 6:30pm to develop the work-out for your group. Power Camp SFC or Fox By appointment Call for rates Classes are 55 minutes unless noted discounts available with 5 or more sessions *denotes 45 minutes

Aquatic Group Fitness Schedules_ ____ Thu


Sat Swim Boot Camp


*Aqua Flow Aqua Zumba Aqua Fit

Aqua Fit

*Aqua Flow

Thu Aqua Power *Aqua Flow

Fri Aqua Power


Sun Swim Boot Camp Aqua Power Deep

Aqua Power

Register online at 9

Camp Potpourri

18 mos-3 yrs Enjoy themed weeks of arts and crafts, music, snacks, movement and fun! Contact: Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267, (SFC); Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454, (Fox) SFC Tue 6/18-7/23 9:45-11am $90m/$120p Fox Thu 6/20-8/1 9:45-11am $90m/$120p ____________________________________________________________

Shalom Baby

New Jewish/Interfaith parents We want to welcome your new baby to the community with an in-home visit with lots of free gifts! Enjoy our goody bag and other helpful information about involvement in the Jewish community! Program is supported by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of St. Louis Jewish Federation. Contact: Jayne Langson, 314-442-3870, In your home By appointment FREE ____________________________________________________________

Open Play

5 yrs and under w/ adult Come where creativity and imagination meet. Open up a world of new friends, meet new families and use your imagination while children play and giggle in a relaxed, nonstructured environment. Contact: Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267, SFC Mon Ongoing 10:30-11:30am FREE for members/$7p ____________________________________________________________

Infant/Toddler Discovery Open Play 2 yrs and under w/ adult Bring in your little one to play while you meet new families and have open discussions about common parenting issues, all in a relaxed, non-structured environment. Contact: Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454, Fox Fri Ongoing 10:30-11:30am FREE for members/$7p

Infants & Toddlers 0-5 yrs

10 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Birthday Parties in the Family Center 0-5 yrs

The Family Centers are the perfect space for children to run, play and have an amazing time with friends and family! Party time includes set-up/break down, a dedicated staff person for 90 minutes and lots of fun! Contact: Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267, (SFC); Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454, (Fox) SFC or Fox Family Center By reservation $150m/$175p (rental only)

0-5 yrs

Infants & Toddlers

3 yrs – tweens

Children & Youth

Playgroups Moms & babies Interested in joining a playgroup with your newborn? Playgroups for Jewish and interfaith families are held at various times and organized around children’s ages and family location. Make a connection and meet new friends. Groups are available for working and secondtime moms as well. Contact: Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267, Locations vary by group Ongoing FREE/$18p (one time placement fee)

Expecting Parents L’Mazeltov Expecting Jewish/Interfaith parents Adult Meet other expecting parents in this traditional birthing class, focusing on the Lamaze technique with a Jewish twist. Contact: Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454, SFC or Fox Classes formed as needed Min. 6 couples $85m/$95p

Firstt camp ime e rs ment ion th is ad a SAVE nd $25!*

J Summer Day Camp Available at both J locations May 28 - August 9 Ages 3-14

Arts Sports Traditional Gymnastics Teen Leadership And much more!

Early Childhood Center

6 wks-5 yrs (Pre-Kindergarten) Fully licensed and accredited, the JCC Early Childhood Center is dedicated to preparing each child for a bright future and a solid start to any kindergarten program. Our mission, in partnership with our families, is to provide quality care and education that embraces the development of your child’s mind, body and soul. Starting as young as six weeks, professional educators provide a caring and nurturing environment along with an age appropriate structured curriculum. Children participate in a wide variety of activities including sensory exploration, peer connection and motor skills. Our preschool age children also take advantage of exclusive program opportunities, including swimming, sports and intergenerational connections. Students experience the Jewish holidays, traditions and values in a meaningful and relevant way. • Two locations, Creve Coeur & Chesterfield • Open Monday-Friday, 7am – 6pm • Year-round care including summer camps for our pre-school age children • Full & part-time schedules available • The JCC Early Childhood uses the Project Construct® curriculum • Accredited by the Missouri Voluntary Accreditation & licensed by the Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services For more information or to arrange a tour, contact: Nancy Hopkins, 314-442-3224, (Creve Coeur) Chad Noble, 314-442-3450, (Chesterfield)

Member & Sibling discounts available Space is limited!

Contact Sara Jones at, 314-4423-3432 and mention this ad!

2013 DC 25PGS 2013 DC 25PGF *Minimum one week registration required. Some restrictions may apply. First-time campers only. Space must be available in desired camp. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.

Register online at 11

Girls Go Green 2nd-4th grade girls Nishmah’s Banot Buddies program is an opportunity for young girls to connect with Nishmah’s Teen Banot Board as they create, facilitate and implement the afternoon activities. Girls Go Green focuses on the importance of nature and what we can do to protect it as shomrot adamah (guardians of the earth). Co-sponsored with the Jewish Environmental Initiative’s Teen Board. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, SFC Sun 5/5 2-4pm $12 ____________________________________________________________ Saturday Night Party Zone 4-11 yrs Kids, are you tired of hanging out with your parents on Saturday nights? Would you like to have a fun night out with your friends? Come to the Party Zone where you can have a blast swimming, making crafts, a snack, watching a movie and more! Let your parents do the boring stuff without you! To register, contact Lisa Vento, 314-442-3110, SFC Sat – Party with Kadri 6/1, 7/6, 8/3 5-10pm $22m/$26p Fox Sat – Party with Kellie 6/15, 7/20, 8/17 $13m/$17p (additional siblings) Additional $5 for same day registration ____________________________________________________________ Celebration and Open House Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing!

5th, 6th & 7th grade girls and moms Girls and their moms are invited for a fun afternoon by the pool to find out more about Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing!, Moving Traditions’ (PA) national program of groups of Jewish girls entering 5th, 6th, and 7th grades that meet once a month to talk about what’s going on in your lives and how Judaism can help you understand it all. This is a great chance to meet really cool and amazing Jewish girls from around St. Louis. You will also have a chance to meet next year’s group leaders. The program kicks off on Sunday, August 25, and runs through June 2014. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, SFC Sun 6/2 2-4pm FREE ____________________________________________________________

J Day Camps

PreK-10th grade J Summer Day Camp programs are offered at both J locations for kids ages 3-14. Camps are available for all you child’s interests, including Camp of the Arts, Sports Camp, Camp Baer & Essman (traditional camps), Gymnastics, Teen Camp, Leadership in Training and much more!

Children & Youth 3 yrs – tweens

12 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Member and sibling discounts ar available, space is limited, so reserve your spot today! For more information or to register online, visit Contact: Sara Jones, J Day Camp Registrar, 314-4423-3432, SFC or Fox Mon-Fri 5/28-8/9 Hours vary See Day Camp brochure for specific pricing See ad on page 11 for additional information

3 yrs – tweens

Children & Youth

Summer at Camp Sabra! 3rd-10th grade Spend your summer learning to wakeboard, climb a wall, zip down a line or pitch a tent! And how about sailing, archery, singing, cheering and making new friends! Come to Camp Sabra, located in the Lake of the Ozarks, on 3.5 miles of beautiful, private shoreline with 200+ beautiful wooded acres. One, two and four week sessions are available. Contact: Bebe Morgan, 314-442-3151, Camp Sabra First session begins 6/9 Call for pricing Lake of the Ozarks Second session begins 7/8 See ad on page 15 for additional information ____________________________________________________________

HI-NRG Gymnastics for Preschoolers

3-5 yrs Build agility, speed, coordination and confidence while learning new skills. Children will learn cartwheels, handstands and the basics on balance beam, rings and parallel bars from an experienced, enthusiastic Hi-NRG Instructor! Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, SFC Mon 6/17-8/5 3:15-4:00pm $80m/$120p $88m/$132 (after 6/7) ____________________________________________________________

Audition Workshop 3rd-8th grade Auditioning for a play can be a scary thing. Luckily, this workshop is designed to help your child learn all the techniques to replace those nerves with confidence, making the audition process fun rather than frightening! Participants will learn how to prepare for cold readings, musical number auditions and how to impress directors. They will also learn warm-ups, theatre games and improvisation skills. Contact: Cindy Lewis, 314-443-3239, Fox Sun 8/18 2-5pm $30m/$40p SAVE $10 on a play registration when you register for the Audition Workshop! ____________________________________________________________ NJT’s Theatre Chaverim 3rd-5th grade Capture the Moon. Based on the folk tales of Chelm When it comes to ‘putting on a show,’ does your child seem like a natural? Does she or he ever wonder what it’s like to perform in front of an audience? Participants learn the fundamentals of acting and character development as well as about working as an ensemble and even dabble in set, costume and prop design. Theatre builds selfconfidence, presentation skills and promotes art and culture collaboration, all while having fun! No previous experience is needed, and all who audition are cast. Please call ahead to reserve a time slot. There will be a few weekday rehearsals the week prior to the performance. Discounts and scholarships are available. Contact: Cindy Lewis, 314-442-3239, Auditions Fox Sun 8/25 1-5pm $235m/$265p Rehearsals Fox Sun 9/ 8-12/15 2-5pm Performances SFC Thu 12/19 7pm Sun 12/22 3:30pm

NJT’s Theatre Kochavim K-2nd grade (Show to be announced this summer – look for the Youth Theatre brochure!) When it comes to ‘putting on a show,’ does your child seem like a natural? Does she or he ever wonder what it’s like to perform in front of an audience? Participants of this program will receive an introduction to theatre and the stage, including a mixture of speech, song and dance. Theatre Kochavim is both a fun and educational experience for early elementary actors. No audition is required. Rehearsal times shift to 2:30-4:30pm for the entire cast beginning on November 3 or sooner. Rehearsals will shift to SFC closer to the performance date. Contact: Cindy Lewis, 314-442-3239, Kindergarten Rehearsals Fox Sun 9/1 -11/17 2-3:25pm $150m/$175p 1st & 2nd grade Rehearsals Fox Sun 9/1-11/17 3:30-5pm Performance SFC Thu 11/21 7pm Sun 11/24 3:30pm ____________________________________________________________

Box Your B.E.S.T. Jr. 8-12 yrs Boxing Endurance Strength Training is a fast-paced training program for kids. Similar to the adult version, this small group workout will increase your stamina, strength and speed. With an emphasis on safety and fun, participants use a combination of conditioning exercises tailored around boxing. Along the way, you will learn proper boxing form and technique to improve coordination and conditioning. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, SFC Sun Ongoing 1:30pm $10/class (2x per week)* Tue 5:30pm $12/class (1x per week)* $15/class (Drop-in)** *any two classes - must be paid in full at the beginning of month **based upon availability Register online at 13

Celebration and Open House Rosh Hodesh: The Leadership Years

8th & 9th grade girls Join other teen girls for a fun afternoon by the pool to find out more about Rosh Hodesh: The Leadership Years, a national program that challenges Jewish girls to think critically about the world while connecting Jewish tradition to relevant issues facing them today. Girls learn, practice and reflect upon specific leadership skills, which are applied to community action projects throughout the year. This is a great chance to meet other Jewish teens from around St. Louis, hear from current participants and meet the group leader. The program series kicks off in September and runs through June 2014. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, SFC Sun 6/2 2-4pm FREE ____________________________________________________________

Celebration and Open House It’s a Guy Thing!

8th, 9th & 10th grade boys Join other teen guys for a fun afternoon by the pool to find out more about It’s a Guy Thing!, a national program that connects or re-connects teens with the Jewish community through guidance, friendship and fun. Participants hang out with each other once a month and explore what it means to be a Jewish man today. The program will challenge teens to think about and talk about issues that they may not have time to do elsewhere. Learn about the program and meet current participants and group leaders. The program series kicks off on Sunday, August 25 and runs through June 2014. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, SFC Sun 6/2 2-4pm FREE ____________________________________________________________

Nishmah Teen Banot Board

10th-12th grade Jewish girls Calling out Jewish teen girls in grades 10-12! Are you interested in making new friends while getting to know younger friends, girls in grades 2-4? Are you looking for a fun leadership opportunity where you can use your creativity and talents to create exciting programs for others? As a Banot Board member, you participate in Nishmah’s Banot Buddies program by becoming a “buddy” to younger girls. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, Locations, time and costs vary by event ____________________________________________________________

Tweens & Teens

14 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

NJT’s Teen Theatre 6th-9th grade Romeo & Juliet When it comes to ‘putting on a show,’ does your child seem like a natural? Does he or she ever wonder what it’s like to perform in front of an audience? Participants of this program will learn the fundamentals of acting and character development and about working as an ensemble and even dabble in set, costume and prop design. Theatre builds self-confidence, presentation skills and promotes art and culture collaboration, all while having fun! Contact: Cindy Lewis, 314-443-3239, Auditions Fox Sun 8/25 1-5pm $235m/$265pm Rehearsals Fox Sun 9/8-12/1 2-5pm Performances SFC Thu 12/5 7pm Sun 12/8 3:30pm

Tweens & Teens Technical Theatre Volunteers 10th-12th grade Explore all the facets of theatre with this technical theatre opportunity! Learn how to: • run projections • build a set • make props • help with costumes • run a light board • all other backstage areas at a live performance We need your help with all three productions. Get first-hand experience with local theatre professionals and receive community service hours (if applicable). Looks great on a resume! Volunteer times and dates can be finalized on an individual basis and some rehearsals and performances will be required. You must be at least 16 years old. Contact: Mindy Goldfarb, 314-442-3164, SFC & Fox Times and days will vary Volunteer position ____________________________________________________________ BBYO 9th-12th grade BBYO, the leading worldwide pluralistic Jewish youth organization, is shaping the lives of thousands of teenagers by providing them with leadership opportunities, fostering friendships and creating meaningful Jewish experiences. In BBYO, teens engage in activities that promote growth and development, through youth led programming, community service and interaction with participants around the U.S. and the world. Become a part of the St. Louis Council of BBYO where you will have the chance to make new friends, discover new interests, realize new talents and have fun! Contact: Ben Panet, 314-442-3425, Chapter Meetings Fox Tue August-June 7-8pm $149 Special Events – locations, times and fees are on a per event basis Membership valid through high school graduation ____________________________________________________________ BBYO Advisors 21 yrs and older Join the national network of over 600 volunteer advisors who make a real difference in the lives of Jewish teens! BBYO is looking for those over 21 who want to assist in offering teens a truly rewarding experience. Being an advisor allows you to make a positive impact on the future while having a great time! If you are interested, or know of someone who may be, you will have the time of your life – and make friendships that can last a lifetime. Contact: Ben Panet, 314-442-3425, Chapter Meetings Fox Tue August-June 7-8pm Volunteer position Special Events - locations, times and prices are on a per event basis ____________________________________________________________ BBYO Connect 6th-8th grade Can’t wait for BBYO, but you’re not quite in high school yet? We have a great new program for you! If you’ve had or are about to have your Bar/Bat Mitzvah and are looking for opportunities to meet new teens, experience fun events or even just hang out with others your own age, explore BBYO Connect. Middle school students will get together with camp, school and synagogue friends, as well as new teens from all over St. Louis and start creating friendships as they enter the world of high school and BBYO. You can begin experiencing the privileges and obligations of being a member of the Jewish and general communities. Focused on Judaic, service and social programming, BBYO Connect builds a network of teens across North America at a critical age when kids begin to strengthen their identities. Contact: Ben Panet, 314-442-3425, Locations, times and fees are on a per event basis

360 wooded acres 3.5 private shoreline miles 1 magical summer 314-442-3151 Register online at 15

Family fun at the Lake! Camp Sabra Dad & I Weekend PreK – 6th grade Spend some quality one-on-one time climbing walls, zipping down a line, water tubing and sailing together? How about archery, wake boarding, swimming and log rollin’! You’ll have a weekend to remember at this all inclusive Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast event. Contact: Bebe Morgan, 314-442-3151, Camp Sabra Fri-Sun 5/17-5/19 Starts 1pm $325/pair Lake of the Ozarks $75/additional child

Camp Sabra Memorial Day Family Weekend

All ages An all inclusive family vacation in the beautiful woods and water at the Lake of the Ozarks! Try the water tubes and water skis, ropes course and zip line, sailboats and canoes, archery, sports, campfires & s’mores. This action-packed weekend is a great kick-off to your family’s summer. Great time for alumni to come to camp again! Contact: Bebe Morgan, 314-4423151, Camp Sabra Fri-Mon 5/24-5/27 Starts 1pm Cabin/$495 up to 4 people Lake of the Ozarks ($75 each additional) ____________________________________________________________

Forget the ants have a picnic! Shalom Neighbor Family Picnic

Family Activities

16 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Families with children 6 and under (siblings welcome) Join us for a picnic and playtime at Stacy Park to kick off summer! We will say the Shabbat blessings and provide the Challah, grape juice and popsicles. Contact: Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454, Stacy Park Fri 6/7 6-7:30pm FREE ____________________________________________________________

Farewell to Summer Picnic and Pool Party

Families with children 6 and under (siblings welcome) Join us at J Day Camp Pavilion for outdoor family fun and games! Bring your own picnic dinner and we’ll provide ice cream treats and we’ll have a dip in the pool to cap it off! Contact: Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267, SFC Sun 8/18 5:30-8pm FREE

Family Activities Camp Sabra Labor Day Family Weekend

All ages Alumni, families, everyone can say goodbye to summer with one last fabulous all inclusive hurrah! In the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks! Try the watertubes and water skis, ropes course and zipline, sailboats and canoes, archery, sports, campfires & s’mores…and more. Contact: Bebe Morgan, 314-442-3151, Camp Sabra Fri-Mon 8/30-9/2 Starts 1pm Cabin/$495 up to 4 people Lake of the Ozarks ($75 each additional) Duplex/$595 up to 4 people; $670 for 5 people ____________________________________________________________

23rd Annual

23rd Annual Tour de Fun

Families with young children Enjoy a day of family entertainment including rides, giant inflatables, pony rides, craft, unique vehicles to explore and much more! Contact: Kimmi Levinson 314-442-3109, SFC Sun 8/25 9:30am-1:30pm $10/child in advance, or $15/child at the door


Israel Family Challenge

Call for specific activities

All ages Explore and discover Israel from anywhere you are! There’s no need to drop off the kids or attend an event. The J Israel Family Challenge is a FREE and fun program. Earn points by choosing from a variety of family activities that we will provide you. Program is supported by Jewish Federation. Contact: Noa Rotman, 314-442-3272, FREE

August 25, 2013 9:30am - 1:30pm Jewish Community Center I.E. Millstone Campus Creve Coeur Register online at 17

For all special needs programs, contact Jasmine Rangel, 314-442-3295, If you are new to the Inclusion Department please call to set up a meeting to discuss eligibility and fill out all necessary forms before beginning any program.

Fitness Programs_________________ Zumba!


12 yrs-adult Adults and teens can dance their way to a great work out with this modified Zumba class. Taught by a certified Zumba instructor, participants will learn fun Zumba dance steps while working on their fitness! SFC Mon Ongoing 4-5pm Free ____________________________________________________________

Dance, Dance, Dance 12 yrs-adult Adults and teens with disabilities have the chance to get up and dance in this dance themed exercise class. Have a great time staying fit by dancing to music. Salsa, hip hop, and disco are just a few of the dance moves that will make up the rhythms of this class. SFC Mon Ongoing 4-5pm Free ____________________________________________________________ Circuit Training Class 12 yrs-adult Adults and teens with disabilities get a great work out by utilizing our strength training equipment under the supervision of one of our certified personal trainers. Participants rotate on machines and learn the importance of fitness as well as how to access the gym appropriately. Fox Fri Ongoing 4-5pm $10/class

Social and Living Skills_____________

Special Needs

18 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Sunday Friendship Adults Explore St. Louis and make new friends with this social group for adults with disabilities. Game days, Six Flags, bingo, bowling, movies, nature and holiday parties are just a few of the activities enjoyed by all in Sunday Friendship. Various locations Sun Ongoing Times & prices varies with activity ____________________________________________________________ Teen Friendship

13-17 yrs Come join us for a new, fun teen group! We’ll be doing various activities once a month varying from magic shows to field trips around St. Louis! Teenagers with developmental disabilities will get a chance to interact with other teenagers and form new friendships. Various locations Sun Ongoing Times & prices vary with activity

Get Lean in ’13! Did you know… The J not only has great facilities and top-notch staff to help you achieve your fitness goals, we also offer great retail products to assist and support your workouts. • Pre- and post-exercise nutrition is extremely important. Your J fitness team has researched the best in sports nutrition and selected quality food and beverage products that supply the nutrients for energy and recovery. • Several fitness products that are proven tools of the trade are also available. Polar heart rate monitors, foam rollers, ToeSox™ and more. Stop by the fitness desk to learn more about the products we carry.

KidZone Child Care & Babysitting 6 wks-12 yrs Enjoy your workout, a relaxing massage, or play a sport, and we’ll watch the kids! Your children get their own time to create, play, laugh and make friends in the J KidZone! Please call ahead and reserve a space. Contact: Kadri Martinson, 314-442-3168, (SFC); Kellie Schilling, 314-442-3419, (Fox) SFC & Fox Mon-Sun 8am-12:30pm FREE with qualifying membership Mon-Thu 4-8pm

Getting Started_ _________________

BeWell 16 yrs and older Using BeWell, our nationally certified personal trainers can help you start or fine tune an exercise program for maximum results. It begins with a 60-minute Wellness Consultation. During this introductory appointment, you’ll discuss your fitness goals, exercise & lifestyle history, medical history and receive an orientation to BeWell—an online wellness system which can assist in managing and measuring the effectiveness of your fitness and wellness program. Your next appointment is the Fitness Assessment, during which our trainers will conduct goal-specific tests to attain baseline measurements and orientate you with exercise guidelines and an assortment of exercises. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox By appointment Wellness Consultation: 60 min FREE Fitness Assessment: 30-55 min ____________________________________________________________ Youth Weight Room Orientation 12-15 yrs This is a mandatory course for younger teens new to the fitness center. Orientation teaches the fundamentals of fitness and proper use of equipment so the fitness center can be used unsupervised. Topics include how to operate equipment, performing basic exercises safely and effectively and “gym etiquette.” Participants are required to complete a registration form and medical clearance PRIOR to making an appointment. Registration includes a physician’s release, Par-Q and liability form. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox By appointment 60 min FREE

Fitness & Wellness

Register online at 19

Fitness & Wellness No More “Weighting” Health Coaching 18 yrs and older Need an extra push to lose some weight? Join a fitness group of like-minded individuals and achieve your goals. Surround yourself with the tools and support of peers and professionals looking to create a healthier and better you! You will receive: • Dedicated attention from a J certified personal trainer with advanced health coach training • Two hours weekly devoted to goal-specific workouts • Support from and access to your health coach, throughout entire program • Small classes for one-on-one training and emotional attention • Includes education on nutrition – shopping, stress eating, meals-on-the-run and more Requirements • Must have a weight loss goal of 20 pounds or more • Must have exercise metabolic testing completed – discounts are available • Be able to make a six-week commitment Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox 6 wks (2x/week) One 60 min & one 90 min session $300 Call for days & times Only $25/class!

Semi-Private Personal Training (2-3 people) 12 yrs and older Share your love of personal training with friends or family. Choose a training partner and improve your fitness levels and quality of life with a challenging, goal-oriented, customized fitness program. Training with another has shown benefits in motivation, dedication and inspiration. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $39-$48/session Package discounts available ____________________________________________________________ Private Small Group Personal Training (4-6 people) 12 yrs and older Team training is fun, motivating, and challenging, plus it’s an affordable way to feel the benefits of personal training. A certified personal trainer will challenge the team, while you achieve your own fitness goals. Each person will go through a goal orientation to measure baseline goals and ability, and be re-tested to ensure progress. To monitor your achievements, the trainer may implement tools including heart rate monitors, pedometers, and physical performance challenges. Team exercise challenges help instill camaraderie, competition and of course RESULTS! Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $20/person Groups must be between 4-6 people & include one or two sessions per week over four weeks

Hav exper e you ie Perso nced Traini nal ng the J! at ?

Private Training__________________

Personal Training 16 yrs and older It’s no secret that the J has the best staff and amazing facilities. Our nationally certified trainers are hired for both their excellence and for their niche expertise. Personal training services are available for whatever you need, including mixed martial arts, balance/ stability, sports performance, injury prevention, bodybuilding, triathlon conditioning, prenatal fitness, disease management, special needs, weight loss, simply looking great and more! Programs may consist of cardiovascular exercises, resistance training, or stretching, all with an individualized goal-oriented focus. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $58-$71/session 30 min $35-$45/session Package discounts available

New Leaf Metabolic Testing at the J

Receive the most advanced, individual and available workout!

Exercise Metabolic Testing Active metabolic testing measures how effectively your body uses oxygen and tells us when you’re burning fat, not sugar. This is the key to determining how hard and how long you need to work out. You will receive a customized cardio workout plan upon completion of the 15-minute, computer-aided test.

Resting Metabolic Testing Resting metabolic testing allows for more insight into how many calories need to be burned in order to attain goals of losing or gaining weight and maintaining normal body functions. Trainers can further customize a training program, especially when combined with the exercise testing. Subjects will be completely rested after a 10-12 hour fast and placed in a quiet room, relaxed and calm, wearing an oxygen mask for about 15 minutes. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC or Fox By appointment $139 – $199 Schedule your follow-up test early and save! Or add personal training and get started immediately!

20 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Fitness & Wellness Assisted Stretching Adults Flexibility is a critical component of physical performance and is equally important for your overall health. Simply “stretching” may not be enough or as effective as the techniques trainers can offer. In a series of 15-minute sessions, our trainers can employ a variety of partner-assisted stretching and foam rolling techniques to maximize your results. It’s also a great way to recover from those vigorous workouts! Benefits may include: • reduced arthritic symptoms • improved physical performance • improved posture and range of motion • decreased deterioration of joints • reduced risk of pain (low back, joints, muscles) • improved muscle coordination and overall movement Assisted stretching is purchased in bundles of four sessions. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC or Fox 15 min By appointment $60 (4 sessions) ____________________________________________________________

Duet Pilates Reformer Training

12 yrs and older Duet Reformer Pilates allows you and a friend to exercise together. Sharing the benefits and experience of Pilates Reformer training with a friend is a fun, motivating way to enhance your quality of life – and get fit! Contact: Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, (SFC); Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment Duet training $35/session Pricing is per person/per session

Stand Strong

55 yrs and older Bone fractures caused by falls is a leading cause of mortality in people ages 65 and older. Avoid being a statistic and reduce your risk of falls while improving your overall health. Stand Strong is designed and implemented by our personal trainers to focus on balance, core stability and strengthening to help prevent such falls. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, pmckee@ (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC & Fox 30 min By appointment $36/session

Small Group Pilates Reformer Training

12 yrs and older

(up to 4 participants)

The small group format emphasizes rhythmic, fluid movements which participants perform in unison. Instructors guide the group as each session builds upon the previous, challenging the group and maximizing results. In order to participate in a small group, a member is required to have three previous Private Pilates sessions. This ensures your safety, builds understanding of the essential principles and creates a strong foundation. Contact: Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, (SFC); Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) Private Yoga 16 yrs and older SFC & Fox 55 min Sessions run monthly $22m/session (once per week)* Experience an individualized, goal-oriented Yoga program to build strength, flexibility and (see chart below) $20m/session (twice per week)* balance, through a combination of breathing techniques and flowing connective movements. *Must be paid in full at the beginning of each month. Yoga is the practice of balancing the negative and positive energies while harmonizing *Must choose same day and time each week throughout the month. body, breath and mind. Contact: Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, (SFC); Small Group Pilates Reformer Training Schedule Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $65/session Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Package discounts available SFC 9:30am 9:30am *9:30am **10:30am 9:30am 9:30am ____________________________________________________________ 5:15pm 10:30am 5:30pm 5:30pm 6:15pm Pilates Reformer Training Fox 8:30am 8:30am 9:30am 9:30am 9:30am 8:30am 9:30am The Pilates Reformer is specialized equipment used to perform the Pilates Method. This 9:30am unique set of exercises lengthens and tones muscles while strengthening the body’s core. The Reformer provides resistance to build strength, develop proper alignment and tone *Level 1 only / **Level 2 only muscles without adding bulk or unnecessary stress and can challenge all fitness levels. • Schedule is subject to change without notice • Up-to-date schedules are available in the fitness center Several classes are available which utilize the Reformer. ____________________________________________________________ • Drop-in option is available for any class, based on availability ____________________________________________________________ Private Pilates Reformer Training 12 yrs and older Private Pilates sessions are available by appointment with one of our nationally certified Pilates Reformer Training Drop-in Option 12 yrs and older instructors. During these 55-minute sessions, your instructor will devise a program to cater If you’re eligible for the small group classes, but can’t commit to a full month, drop in at to your needs and goals. Contact: Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, your convenience and stay sharp! Work on the skills to keep your core strong and your (SFC); Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) body in shape. Reserve your spot with payment. Contact Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $65m/per session: 1-7 sessions (SFC); Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) $57m/per session: 8-15 sessions SFC & Fox 55 min Schedule available in fitness center $25/drop-in class $54m/per session: 16+ sessions Register online at 21

Mind-Body Training_______________

Fitness & Wellness Specialty Training_________________ Benefits of Signature FX (Group) Training Small group personal training • Special interest training options (i.e. TRX, Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA Fitness and more!) • Drop in for a single workout, or register for monthly sessions. • Participants change over time • Format is always consistent • Group dynamic + discounted pricing = intense workout!

Box Your B.E.S.T.

18 yrs and older Boxing Endurance Strength Training is a high-powered and hard-hitting small group workout to increase your stamina, strength and speed. Using a combination of conditioning exercise tailored around boxing, you will burn calories and shed body fat! Along the way, you will learn proper boxing form and technique to improve your total body coordination and conditioning. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC Sun 12pm (55 min) Ongoing $12/class (2x per week)* Tue 5:30pm $15/class (1x per week)* Fri 12pm $18/class (Drop-in)** Fox Call for days and times *any two classes - must be paid in full at the beginning of month **based upon availability ____________________________________________________________

J.A.M.M.A. Fitness

18 yrs and older Hard core cardio workout. Classes consist of several self-defense methods, including grappling techniques (including Brazilian Jujutsu), Muay Thai and others. Your workouts are designed to develop balance, speed, power, agility, core strength and focus. The bonus is you will burn twice as many calories as traditional cardio! This is a non-contact class (no-sparring). The only things you will be hitting are “dummies,” heavy bags, and/ or sparring mitts. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC) SFC Mon & Wed 6pm (55 min) Ongoing $12/class (2x per week)* $15/class (1x per week)* $18/class (Drop-in)** *must be paid in full at the beginning of month **based upon availability ____________________________________________________________

Suspension Training 18 yrs and older Powered by the TRX Suspension System and Jungle Gym XT, this compact class is perfect when time is tight. Only 45-minutes long, this small-group, high intensity, total body exercise workout will challenge you! Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC) SFC Tue and/or Thu 11am (55 min) Ongoing $12/class (2x per week)* $15/class (1x per week)* $18/class (Drop-in)** *must be paid in full at the beginning of month **based upon availability

29th Annual


18 yrs and older Kickboxing is a high-powered and hard hitting small group workout which increases your stamina, strength, and speed. Using conditioning exercises and kickboxing techniques, you’ll work up a sweat as you burn calories and shed body fat! You’ll learn proper kickboxing form to improve your total body balance, coordination and conditioning. Contact: Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, Fox Call for days and times ____________________________________________________________

TRX – Battle Rope Boot Camp 18 yrs and older Take your workout to a new level in our TRX-Battle Rope Boot Camp! This is a small group training session and is a hardcore, no holds barred, kick your tail workout. Using the TRX Suspension Training unit, Battle Ropes, and the trainer’s imagination, this Boot Camp challenges even the best. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC Mon, Wed, Thu 6pm (55 min) Ongoing $12/class (2x per week)* Sat 9am $15/class (1x per week)* Fox Call for days and times $18/class (Drop-in)** *any two classes - must be paid in full at the beginning of month **based upon availability

22 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

JCC Charity Golf Tournament Presented by

Your support changes lives by helping us meet the very real needs of our community.

Monday, June 10 Westwood Country Club Lunch and Registration – 11:00am Shotgun Start – 12:30pm

For more information, contact Kimmi Levinson at 314-442-3109 or

Party at the 20th Hole Delmar-garitas – Courtesy of Delmar Gardens Sliders – Courtesy of Ruth’s Chris Steak House Putting Contest

Fitness & Wellness Group Exercise Classes____________

Group exercise classes are a fantastic way to get a great workout in a fun and motivating environment. Bring a friend and inspire each other or feel the energy from the whole class. You can choose something you’re familiar with or try a new class; they’re FREE for members! All classes may not be available at both J locations) with a brief description. You can find complete up-to-date schedules at or in the fitness center of either building. For further information, contact Brooke McGee at 314-442-3210 or (SFC) or Stacey Gerst at 314-442-3453 or (Fox). Ballroom, Latin & Swing Dancing: Learn to dance-partner not required! Wear comfortable dancing shoes. NEW Bokwa: Move to the music as you draw letters and numbers with your feet in this

free form exercise. If you can spell and count, you’ll love it - there is no choreography and no counting steps, just great cardio fun! BOSU Sculpt: Group training utilizing dumbbells, body bars and other strength equipment as well as the BOSU to strengthen your total body and to maximize you core work! Cardio & Sculpt: A moderate intensity cardiovascular and strength class good for a great total body workout. Cardio Ballet Barre: Want to feel like a dancer? Try this high-low impact workout incorporating the principles of ballet barre, cardiovascular, balance, stretching and poise. Cardio/Core: This upbeat, energetic class focuses on 30 minutes of cardiovascular training utilizing high and low impact movements followed by 30 minutes of core conditioning. Cardio Circuit: Non-stop, one-minute intervals of cardio, sculpting and abdominals. This class is guaranteed to work your entire body, leaving you feeling renewed and energized. Cardio Pump: A low-intensity aerobic class combining strength and endurance, joint stability and mobility, balance and flexibility. Circuits 101: An introductory class for beginners or new members to learn the basics of circuit training instructed by a personal trainer. CORE: A 30-minute class that strengthens and stabilizes the abdominals and lower back through intense exercises targeting the core. Early Express Circuit: Squeeze in a great total body workout in the early AM! You can jump into this circuit at any time for strength training and cardio intervals. Everlasting Strength: A low-intensity strength and endurance class, also building stability, mobility, balance and flexibility.

Physique Fusion: The latest exercise of the stars! Strengthen and tone while lengthening the muscles with intervals of stretching. Light weights, floor work, ballet barre all used to push your muscles to exhaustion. Pilates: A progressive series of exercises designed to increase the strength of your body’s core (abdominals, back, glutes and hip) while lengthening the muscles. All classes are “multi-level” unless otherwise noted. Pilates on the Beam: Core based training that tones, improves balance, flexibility and posture. Pilates Fundamentals: An introduction, the basics of Pilates. Piloxing: A fat burning and muscle sculpting workout, mixing Pilates and boxing. PIYO: A dynamic, faster-paced class designed to effectively improve functional training and dynamic balance using moves inspired by Pilates, Yoga, athletic conditioning and functional training. Sculpting: Class rotates monthly between strength, power and endurance formats, providing the changes you need to avoid the plateaus and maximize results. Spin: An aerobic class that takes place on a stationary bike. Experience taking a ride while an instructor talks you through a visualized cycling workout with music! Step/Stepping Up: The class combines choreographed step moves to make you sweat! Increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance and leave feeling energized.

Express Sculpt: This 45-minute sculpt class will give you the energy to get through the rest of the day and increase your strength and endurance.

Stretch & Roll: Utilizes a foam roller to combine movements from Yoga to improve flexibility and balance; movements from Pilates to increase core strength, and movements from Myofacial Release Therapy targeting trigger points to soothe and release tight muscles.

Forever Fit: A low-intensity aerobic class for a great cardiovascular workout. Also combines strength and endurance, joint stability and mobility, balance and flexibility.

Total Conditioning: As an option to cardio, this class combines anaerobic activity with plyometric and calisthenics drills offering a challenging workout.

Gentle Pilates: A gentle intro class ideal for students looking to get into Pilates.

Turbo Kick: An energizing, cardio kickboxing interval class which includes intensity drills and increased energy sprints followed by work recovery segments.

Yoga: This Yoga class is gentle enough to attend everyday and ideal for students looking to begin their practice. Kettlebells: This class will offer cardiovascular, resistance and weight control benefits. Kettlebell Cross Train: Learn how to properly utilize kettlebell techniques using natural momentum, proper posture and alignment, blended with familiar resistance training techniques and equipment.

Yoga: Build strength, flexibility and balance through a unique combination of breathing techniques and postures. All classes are “multi-level” unless noted; instructors will determine level of class. (Beginner classes available – check the current schedule) Zumba: A fusion of Latin and International music. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Register online at 23

Fitness & Wellness Private/Small Group Spinning 18 yrs and older Spinning is a very popular class and is a super-charged way to burn calories! If you want private, one-on-one instruction, here’s your opportunity. Gather yourself and/or friends and sweat in your own private workout. This can be one-on-one or a group of up to 25! This is a perfect activity to celebrate a special occasion…for your next birthday, why not push the partygoers to the limit! Contact: Brooke McGee, 314-442-3210, (SFC); Stacey Gerst, 314-442-3453, (Fox) SFC or Fox By appointment 55 min Call for pricing (group rates available) ____________________________________________________________

Recovery & Relaxation_____________

JMassage & Spa – Massage Services Adults Did you know the J offers a wonderful selection of massage services with a talented, professional therapist at the SFC in Creve Coeur. Traditional and specialty massages are available in 50 and 80 minute sessions, along with a short 30 minute session for traditional services. Choose from a Swedish Massage for general relaxation, Deep Tissue Massage to help address chronic stress patterns and training issues, a Pregnancy Massage to luxurious Hot Stone Therapy and more. Pricing varies based on time, type of massage and additional amenities. All services are available by appointment and walk-ups are welcome, pending Sport Specific Training & Conditioning 16 yrs and older therapist availability. To make a reservation, call 314-442-3144. Call for pricing Looking for an edge? Our professional training staff will create a program to fit your needs. SFC By appointment 50 & 80 minute massages available __ _ _________________________________________________________ Several J trainers are former athletes from a variety of sports. Many are still competitive runners, tri-athletes and/or coaches. Not only can these trainers improve your performance Adults and conditioning, but they can also help you hone your sport-specific skills. Our staff can Facial Lift Massage Traditional European Facial Lift Massage focuses on increased circulation, toning important assist with custom workouts to improve your flexibility, balance and movement as it relates to your chosen sport. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); facial muscles and the neck. This regular work helps create a radiant complexion and youthful appearance. This specialty service is available by appointment with professional J Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) massage therapist Violet. To make a reservation, call 314-442-3144. Workouts can be tailored to: • Luxury Face Lift Massage (30 min) – $45 • Field sports (football, soccer, softball/baseball) • VIP Face Lift Massage (50 min) – $75 • Court sports (basketball, tennis, volleyball, racquetball/squash) • Racing (marathon running, triathlons, cycling, track) • Ultimate Face Lift Massage (80 Min) – $120 • Mixed Martial Arts SFC By appointment 30, 50 & 80 minute massages available Call for pricing • Golf SFC & Fox 55 min By appointment $58-$71/session Package discounts available ____________________________________________________________ Wedding Bells

18 yrs and older Is your wedding coming up fast? We’ll help you look your best on your special day. We can tailor a workout and nutrition program to meet your needs. Choose from private training, semi-private training (bride and groom), or small group training (wedding party) to get fit and have fun at the same time. Nutrition counseling is available from a St. Luke’s registered dietitian. Contact: Patrick McKee, 314-442-3293, (SFC); Bernie Suddarth, 314-442-3452, (Fox) SFC or Fox By appointment 55 min Call for package design & pricing

St. Luke’s Hospital Services at the J

Education & Outreach_ ____________

St. Luke’s registered dietitians can provide practical strategies to help you meet your nutrition goals, including Personalized Weight Management Plans, Sports Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Management and Metabolic Rate Assessments.

Hire a nationally certified personal trainer to visit your place of employment to speak on a variety of fitness, wellness and nutrition topics. Our professional fitness staff can present cutting-edge information from the fitness industry and teach your group how to be more effective with fit and healthier lifestyles. Titles may include: • “RESULTS: The 5 Component Model of Fitness” • “The Art & Science of Overcoming Fitness Plateaus” • “Myths & Misconceptions Revealed” • “Functional Fitness: The Real Deal” • “Stand Strong: Fall Prevention & Agility Training” • “Foam Rolling: The New Paradigm for Flexibility” • “Heart Rate Zone Training” • ...and MORE! Contact: Doug Bugalski, 314-442-3426, By appointment Please call for pricing

Fitness & Wellness

Bring in a JCC Fitness Expert for a Lunch & Learn!

24 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Physical Therapy Services St. Luke’s physical therapists can help you improve your strength, decrease pain and restore movement through a personalized treatment plan and quality care. (Physician referral required).

Nutrition Counseling

Massage Therapy Services (Marilyn Fox Building only) St. Luke’s Therapy Services offers therapeutic massage performed by a licensed massage therapist. Massage techniques include, but are not limited to: • Swedish massage • Sports massage • Deep tissue massage • Pre-natal massage For more information about Physical Therapy and Nutrition Counseling Services at the Staenberg Family Complex, call 314-442-3237. For more information about all services offered at the Marilyn Fox Building, please call 314-442-3424.

Youth Sports_ ___________________ Learn to play the right way! Team and private lessons are available for: • Basetball – see page 27 • Racquetball – see page 28 • Squash – see page 28

Yong Shins (formerly Little Ninjas) 4-6 yrs Yong Shins is an introductory class for children into the world of Tae Kwon Do. This nationally accredited program uses the Korean martial art to introduce discipline and respect with a focus on fitness, control and technique. Little ones will have fun learning and training while building confidence and coordination. Participants are encouraged to attend as many times per week as possible, but we ask that you select a primary time, location and day of the week. Contact: Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, SFC Mon 6/3-8/26 6:30-7:15pm $100m/$150p Fox Thu 6/6-8/29 5:30-6:15pm $110m/$165p (after 6/1) Sat 6/8-8/31 1:30-2:15pm ____________________________________________________________ Tae Kwon Do

6 yrs and older Training continues using a combination of combat technique, self-defense, sport, exercise, meditation, entertainment and philosophy. Students will further their skill development and acquire strength, self-confidence, knowledge and control. SFC instructor: Joe Barnard, 5th degree black belt – more than 37 years Tae Kwon Do experience with 17 years as an instructor. Fox instructor: Thomas Hardin, 4th degree black belt – training in Tae Kwon Do since 1995. Contact: Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, 6-16 yrs Beginners SFC Wed 6/5-8/28 6:30–7:30pm $100m/$150p Advanced $110m/$165p (after 6/1) SFC Wed 6/5-8/28 7:30-8:30pm 7 yrs–adult Fox Thu 6/6-8/29 6:30–7:30pm Speci Fox Sat 6/8-8/31 2:30–3:30pm a Event l ____________________________________________________________

Jr. Maccabi Sports Day

Ages 5-12 It’s back! How about a day filled with sports, swimming, fun, fun and more fun! Compete in a ton of individual sport challenges, including sprints, football and baseball throws, obstacle courses, soccer, football and much more. Included are official opening and closing ceremonies, medals and T-shirts. Challenge your friends – do they have game!? Everyone is invited – bring a picnic lunch and swim at the pool following closing ceremonies. Contact: Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, SFC Sun 6/23 9:30am-12pm $15/person

Sports & Recreation

Register online at 25

Youth Sports 7th Annual Kids’ Triathlon

5-14 yrs Join an end-of-the-summer challenge with the 7th Annual Kids’ Triathlon. You will cover the J’s I.E. Millstone Campus (Creve Coeur) as you swim, bike and run your way to an amazing achievement. New this summer, 5-6 year olds can compete in a 50y swim, 1.5m bike ride and quarter mile run. Ages 7-10 compete in a 100y swim, 3m bike and half mile run challenge while 11-14 year olds add some distance with a 200y swim, 6m bike and one mile run. Bike and helmet safety check and performance shirt provided. Awards will be presented following the last heat. Registration deadline is 8/29. Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, SFC Mon 9/2 Heats begin 9:30am $30m/$40p $35m/$45p (after 8/18) ____________________________________________________________

Maccabi Basketball Academy

3rd-9th grade (Session 1) K-2nd grade (Session 2) Get ready for hoops season with six pre-season basketball training sessions with current and former high school basketball coaches, Roger Siwak and Joey Boime. Players receive training in all aspects of the game with an emphasis on shooting form and technique. The Gun Shooting Machine will be implemented weekly in the program as well as 3-on-3 and full court scrimmages. Contact: Joey Boime, 314-442-3423, Session 1 Fox Wed 9/11-10/16 Grades 3-6: 5:30-7pm $60m/$90p Grades 7-9: 7:15-8:45pm $66m/$99p (after 9/1) Session 2 Fox Wed 10/23-11/27 5:30-7pm $60m/$90p $66m/$99p (after 10/15)

NFL Fall Flag Start Smart Football Program K-1st grade Learn football fundamentals and get a sense of how the pros play! Weekly games will be played 6-on-6 with an adult coach as quarterback. Teams or individual registration is available. All players receive an NFL Flag Jersey and trophy. Contact: Joey Boime, 314-442-3423, SFC Sun 9/15-10/20 12:15pm $70m/$100p $77m/$110 (after 9/1)

NFL Fall Flag Football League 2nd-8th grade Go one-on-one against the defense and watch the ball sail into your hands as you trot into the end zone for a touchdown! Enter the league as a team or register as an individual. Games are played 6-on-6 with an adult coach as the quarterback for grades 2-3 and a player QB in the 4th – 8th grade contests. Players receive NFL Flag Jersey and a trophy. Contact: Joey Boime, 314-442-3423, SFC Sun 9/15-11/3 2-3 grade: 1:15pm $90m/$120p 4-5 grade: 2:30pm $99m/$132p (after 9/1) 6-8 grade: 3:45 pm (game times subject to enrollment) 26 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Get your kicks in Youth Soccer Start Smart Soccer

3 yrs A parent-child developmental program created to prepare kids for organized sports. Parents work with their children in a structured environment learning how to properly teach and support their children in sports. All players receive a t-shirt and a participation award. Parent participation is mandatory. Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, (SFC); Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, (Fox) SFC or Fox Sun 9/15-10/20 1-1:30pm $65m/$95p $72m/$105 (after 9/1) ____________________________________________________________

Pre-K Soccer Training League

4-5 yrs (PreK only) Games will be played 5 vs. 5 and without goalies to allow for more ball touches and more extensive player participation. Emphasis will be on instruction and skill development during practices. League will begin with practices and conclude with games. Players receive a team jersey and trophy. Games will be played at both J locations. Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, (SFC); Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, (Fox). SFC or Fox Sun 9/15-11/3 2-3pm $90m/$120p $99m/$132p (after 9/1) ____________________________________________________________

Kindergarten Soccer League


Kindergarten Learn the skills and put them to work in youth soccer. Games are played 6 vs. 6 and includes a goalie. Team or individual registrations are accepted. Teams can select a weeknight practice time at the J, with Sunday games in-house (pending minimum enrollment). Registration includes eight games, practices and uniforms. Registration deadline is 7/12. Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, (SFC); Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, (Fox). SFC or Fox Sun (games) Aug-Nov Times vary $100m/$125p Weeknight (practices) $110m/$138p (after 7/31)

Adult Sports Adult Sports_____________________

For s ete Athl + 50

Mac & Jeanette Brown Youth Soccer League

1st-8th grade Learn the skills and put them to work in youth soccer. Team registration is required; with coaches submitting complete rosters at registration (teams must provide all individual player registrations). Teams can select a weeknight practice time at the J, with Sunday games offsite. Registration includes eight games, practices and uniforms. Grades may be combined depending on enrollment. Individuals looking for teams please call. Team registration deadline is 7/12. Contact: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104, (SFC); Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, (Fox). SFC or Fox Sun (games) Aug-Nov Times vary $100m/$125p Weeknight (practices) $110m/$138p (after 7/31) ____________________________________________________________

36th Annual St. Louis Senior Olympics 50 yrs or better The St. Louis Senior Olympics promotes the health and wellness of men and women 50 years of age and older by providing opportunities to participate in competitive and social athletic events. This Olympic-style competition offers more than 90 events at 12 local venues. Visit for complete details and for registration information. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, Various community venues 5/23-5/28 Prices vary per number of events

Sports Birthday Parties

4-11 yrs Shoot and score, round the bases, and celebrate the way you want because it is your birthday party. Invite your friends, choose the sport(s) and have a blast. Pick from floor hockey, flag football, soccer, lacrosse, matball, dodgeball or any others you can think of. Parties include a private room for food and drinks. Bring your theme to the J and we will entertain the party goers. Contact: Chris Horan, 314-442-3498, SFC or Fox By appointment $180m/$225p (up to 15 children) $12m/$15p (per additinal child, if more than 15) ____________________________________________________________

J Baseball and Softball Academy Rentals All ages Batting cage and gym rental space is available for individual or team practices. Both the spacious Grand Slam batting cages (in the gym) and the more private training cages allow teams an efficient and effective practice space to work on your game. Rentals may include pitching machines, L-screens, balls, pitching mounds and more, per request (if available). Space and time is limited. Call and reserve your space today. Contact: John Davis, 314-442-3492, Fox By appointment Ongoing Grand Slam Cages: $75/hr Training Cages: $30/hr ____________________________________________________________

Men’s Competitive, Recreational and 35 & Over Basketball Leagues

18 yrs and older The most spirited leagues in the area! Games consist of 20-minute halves with a stopped clock on dead balls. Teams can roster up to 12 players for the eight-game regular season, followed by playoffs. The competitive league is for individuals with high school and college experience. The recreational league is for players with some high school experience and/ or those who participate in pick-up games and other organized play. Jerseys provided for first-time teams (with a fee). Team registration required with complete payment. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, Fox Mon 5/13-7/29 6:30-10pm $500m*/$600p $550m*/$660p (after 5/6) J Baseball and Softball Academy Lessons All ages SFC Thu 7/18-9/26 6:30-10pm $500m*/$600p* Work with J pros in a private, semi-private or team setting in our state-of-the-art batting $550m*/$660p (after 7/11) *(minimum 4 J members) cages. Lessons for both baseball and softball are available and can be customized to specific Jersey Fee - $20 one-time fee for new players areas of the game, including hitting, pitching or fielding or all three. Flexible scheduling and package deals are available. Contact: John Davis, 314-442-3492, Fox By appointment Ongoing Team Training: Call for rates Private Training: $50m/$70p (per hour) Register online at 27


18 yrs and older

Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, Guaranteed court time! Space is limited in all leagues. Players will participate in two matches per night. Weekly attendance is required to ensure a rewarding and beneficial league. Bring your own racquet and eye guards, balls will be provided at the beginning of the session. Winners of the league and post-season tournament will receive awards. End of season party for all players is included. Leagues may be adjusted to create parity. _________________________________________________________

Advanced Racquetball League Advanced (B/C Tournament Level) – Players have good game knowledge and strategy. SFC Mon 7/15-10/7 7:15-9:15pm $70m/$140 $77m/$154p (after 7/8) _________________________________________________________

Open Racquetball League Open (Open/A Tournament Level) – Play at the highest level in league and tournaments. SFC Tue 7/16-10/1 7:15-9:15pm $70m/$140p $77m/$154p (after 7/8) _________________________________________________________

High Advanced Racquetball League High Advanced (B Tournament Level) – Players who have great game knowledge and strategy; just below Open. SFC Wed 7/17-10/9 7:15-9:15pm $70m/$140p $77m/$154p (after 7/8) _________________________________________________________

High Intermediate Racquetball League High Intermediate (C/D Tournament Level) – Players have knowledge of the game and some strategy but still developing. SFC Thu 7/18-10/24 7:15-9:15pm $70m/$140p $77m/$154p (after 7/8) _________________________________________________________

Women’s Racquetball League All players are encouraged to be at an intermediate level, however all levels are welcome. SFC Sun 7/21-10/6 3:15-5:15pm $70m/$140p $77m/$154p (after 7/8) _________________________________________________________

Racquetball Lessons Individual or Small Group

18 yrs and older Learn how to use the walls to your advantage and other tips and proper techniques with racquetball lessons taught a pro. Typical lessons consist of assessing a players strengths and weaknesses and developing an action plan. Lessons may focus on overall philosophy and strategy of the game, court positioning, shot selection, grip, swing, shots, serve and fitness. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, SFC By appointment $50m/$70p per hour (packages available)

28 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Squash Lessons Individual or Small Group

18 yrs and older Beginner and advanced lessons available! Lessons include basic skills, including terminology, basic shots, analytics and methodology and developing a “court sense.” Squash is a great sport for fitness training. Instructor is a prior elite level player, tournament champion and coach. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, SFC By appointment $50m/$70p per hour (packages available) ____________________________________________________________

Competitive Coed Volleyball Mini-League 18 yrs and older Teams will be created by league coordinator in order to create competitive balance. League will consist of weekly double-header matches and end-of-season tournament. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, SFC Mon 7/29-9/16 7:30-9:30pm $50m/$75p ____________________________________________________________ Drop In Power Volleyball 18 yrs and older For experienced players with an extremely good skill set, power volleyball allows for more time to get your game on. Players will form teams in this open play format during the two hour session. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, SFC Wed Ongoing through 8/28 7:30-9:30pm FREE for members/ $5p (per visit)

36th Annual Labor Day Run

All ages (USA Track & Field Certified Course) The J’s Labor Day Run is one of most challenging 5K & 10K courses in the area. End the summer with this challenging run and feel great about your accomplishment! Registration includes professionally timed race, complimentary massages and stretching, commemorative performance shirt and other goodies, complimentary day pass to the J and a huge spread of Jewish delicacies at the finish line. Contact: Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279, SFC Mon 9/2 7:30am $25m/$25p $30m/$30p (after 8/30)

2013 Jewish Film Festival

Sunday June 9 – Thursday, June 13 Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema Opening Day Films $15 each Attend both Opening Day films and SAVE! Only $25 for the 4pm and 7pm shows. Ticket Information Weekday film tickets: In advance – $11 • At the Door – $12 Students 16 and under: Opening Day – $10 • Weekday – $8 SAVE on a 4-Pack of weekday films: $40

Hava Nagila (The Movie) Sunday, June 9 4pm It’s to music what the bagel is to food – “Hava nagila” translates to “Let Us Rejoice.” It’s a Jewish staple which has become a worldwide phenomenon. Performed by Bob Dylan, Elvis, Chubby Checker and many more international celebrities, follow the song on its journey from the shtetls of Europe to American simchas...even to baseball games! Featuring interviews with Harry Belafonte, Connie Francis and others. Documentary After the film, Klezundheit plays “Hava Nagila!” in center court.

Orchestra of Exiles Sunday, June 9 7pm Bronislaw Huberman was a Polish born (1882) violin prodigy. At 13, he brilliantly performed Brahms for Brahms. But Nazism transformed Huberman from artist to prophetic activist. Overcoming all barriers, Huberman rescued 1,000 Jewish exiles and brought them to Palestine to found a national orchestra. Documentary

It is No Dream: The Life of Theodore Herzl Monday, June 10 2pm Against all odds, a cosmopolitan Viennese playwright and journalist becomes the father of the state of Israel. Born to an assimilated family, Herzl had little connection to his Jewish heritage. While working as a newspaper reporter in Paris, he witnessed virulent anti-Semitism. Advocating for and protecting Jews evolved into an obsession to build a Jewish homeland. The film expertly marries vintage photos, newsreels, historical documents, and scholarly interviews. Documentary

Defiant Requiem Monday, June 10 5:30pm An emotional tribute to composer-director, Rafael “Rafi” Schächter, one of a corps of educators, artists, actors, writers and musicians who, despite Nazi deprivations at the Theresienstadt concentration camp, mounted robust spiritual resistance with a brimming schedule of cultural events. Documentary

Cultural Arts

Register online at 29

Cultural Arts

Jewish Film Festival, continued


My Best Enemy

Monday, June 10 8pm Uriel is a Jewish divorced father of two who is also a slightly neurotic financier, as well as a professional gambler and hustler whose luck is running out. He is convinced that he has to bluff his way through life (and cards) to avoid suffering. His unexpected reunion with a one-time girlfriend helps him realize his destiny is in his own hands. Comedy

Wednesday, June 12 8pm Humor and the Holocaust make strange bedfellows. Inspired by Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterd. Victor Kaufmann is heir to the art fortune and the victim of a wounding betrayal when a childhood friend becomes an SS captain. Nazi buffoons, art forgeries, instances of mistaken identity, lucky breaks and narrow escapes sprout and multiply. Historical Fiction


Through the Eye of the Needle: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz

Tuesday, June 11 2pm Should Orthodox Yeshiva students be compelled to serve in the Israeli army? Two brothers represent both sides of this controversial present-day dilemma. The conflict which arises between the two brothers reflects that of a society torn between its religious and political principles. Drama

Kaddish For A Friend Tuesday, June 11 5:30pm In a working class area of Berlin, fourteen-year-old Ali and his family are recent Palestinian immigrants. Still bearing resentment toward Jews, Ali joins a group of Muslim malcontents who vandalize the apartment of a feisty, elderly Russian-Jewish neighbor. Ali is caught by the police and must make amends to avoid going to jail. Inspired by real events, this exploration of trust, forgiveness, the alienation of youth and the loneliness of old age is a story of reconciliation and forgiveness. Drama

Fill the Void Tuesday, June 11 8pm Eighteen-year-old Shira, the youngest daughter of an UltraOrthodo family, dreams of being married to a promising young man. Everything changes when her sister tragically dies during childbirth, and Shira’s wedding is postponed. A new match is proposed between Shira and her older, widowed brother-inlaw. Will Shira give up her dreams and marry Yochay for the sake of her family? Drama

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Wednesday, June 12 2pm From the golden age of Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne and Lerner & Loewe, the rousing anthems and timeless musicals of Broadway amazingly were created almost exclusively by Jewish Americans. Illuminating interviews are interspersed with enduring performances from shows including, “Fiddler on the Roof,” The Producers,” “Funny Girl,” “Gypsy,” “Cabaret,” and “Wicked.” Documentary

Paris-Manhattan Wednesday, June 12 5:30pm There is the problem with Alice: blonde, winsome, successfully established in a career, smitten with jazz and Woody Allen, thirty-something and—single! By the sweet conclusion, Alice’s director-idol has turned up for a— You-will-be-surprised!— cameo appearance. And Alice has discovered that it is after all l’amour that makes the world go around. Romantic Comedy 30 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Thursday, June 13 2pm When the Jews of Mniszek, Poland, were deported by the Nazis, 15-year old Esther was determined to save herself and a younger sister by passing as Christian in the Polish countryside. She survived, married, emigrated to the States, raised two daughters and grew a family business. But eventually, in her untrained, naïf style, she found a way to share memory and losses in 36, lushly-detailed tapestries. Documentary Short Double feature with

Hitler’s Children What if your father or grandfather had been in Adolf Hitler’s inner circle, among the most notorious Nazis? This intelligent documentary ventures into the psychic, no-man’s land between revulsion and familial connection. The Israeli director artfully combines cinema verité (including singular and startling footage at modern day Auschwitz) with intimate and revelatory interviews given by descendants of top Nazis. Documentary

The Other Son Thursday, June 13 5:30pm During a crisis at an Israeli hospital, two newborn babies are accidentally switched. The truth only becomes known to Joseph Silberg from Tel Aviv and Yacine Al-Bezaaz from the West Bank when both boys turn 18. The families are upended, and there is pain and confusion. Is Joseph really Jewish? Will the wall and checkpoints forever divide sons, fathers, mothers and a mistrustful older brother? Drama

A.K.A. Doc Pomus Thursday, June 13 8pm “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “A Teenager in Love” and “Viva Las Vegas” are a few of the more than 1,000 songs written by Jerome Felder, better known as “Doc Pomus.” This inspiring tribute begins as the story of a young Jewish boy crippled by polio when he was only six. Even though confined to crutches and a wheelchair, Doc went on to pen the music of the baby boomer generation. Documentary

Cultural Arts The Jewish Film Society of the JCC

Enjoy Films Year Round with the Jewish Film Society For those who enjoy films which inspire, entertain, educate and enlighten, become a member of the Jewish Film Society. You will become a part of a community that shares your love of the moving image. Each of the six films presented encourage lively post-film discussions. Member Benefits: • 1 FREE ticket to a Film Society Program • Jewish Film Society Series Pass for $25 • Film dates 2013/14: 9/15, 10/6, 11/24, 3/9, 4/6, 5/4 • Membership is tax deductible $36 for individual $54 for a couple $18 for students

A program of the

Gesher Music Festival of

Emerging Artists All Ages Classical music from a Jewish perspective Thousands of books will be available for sale A program of the New Jewish Theatre as the Annual J Used Book Sale returns to the June 23 – 30 Staenberg Family Complex this August. Find Programs at SFC will be in the Marvin & Harlene Wool Studio a paperback for the fall to relax with or stock Theatre. This week-long festival of chamber music features up for the colder months ahead. Explore new young professional artists and varied programming. genres or re-read classics at a fraction of Contact: Dee Sparks, the price! Proceeds from the sale benefit the Central Reform Congregation Fri 6/21 7:30pm Roswell and Wilma Messing Cultural Arts and Special performance as part of Shabbat Service Education Department. Contact: Zelda Sparks, 314-442-3169, Gala Opening Concert featuring Guest Artist, Jazz Pianist Peter Martin Preview Day SFC Sun 6/23 7:30pm $36 SFC Sun 8/25 10:00am-4:00pm $10 admission House Concert Mon 6/24 7:30pm $30 Mon-Wed. 8/26-28 10:00am-7:00pm FREE Tavern of Fine Arts Tue 6/25 7:30pm No charge with food Bag Day Thu 8/29 10:00am-4:00pm FREE (Fill a bag for only $5!) or beverage purchase Ethical Society Wed 6/26 7:30pm $20 SFC Thu 6/27 7:30pm $20 SFC Sat 6/29 7:30pm $20 Kranzberg Arts Center Sun 6/30 3pm $20 More details to come. Look for information at Order tickets: or 314-442-3283. ____________________________________________________________ Used Book Sale

35th Annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

Featuring Psychic/Medium Rebecca Rosen; Historian Jonathan Kirsch; Concert Event with the Saint Louis Symphony; MISSOURI’S OWN local author program; an evening with the Saint Louis Ballet; plus the BIG Jewish Community READ; and much more! Author & event announcements coming soon! 11/3 – 11/17 Series and Series PLUS tickets on sale in August.

Used Book Sale Volunteers

Adults In preparation for the Used Book Sales, volunteer markers are needed at Epstein Hebrew Academy (1138 Warson Road between Olive and Page, minutes from the J) to work on Tuesdays during the day. Volunteers are trained and there is no heavy lifting. Full and part-time shifts available. Contact: Zelda Sparks, 314-442-3169, Epstein Hebrew Academy Mon-Fri Ongoing 10am-3pm* *set your own time if you cannot stay the full five hours

Don Miss ’t the Authors !

Volunteer position

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, call the Festival Hotline at 314-442-3299 or visit Register online at 31

Cultural Arts Spring into Healthy Living: Experts Share Tips for Getting and Staying Fit

Adults Join fitness and nutrition professionals, Katie Croghan, Registered Dietician for more than 16 years, and Cathleen Kronemer, Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach with more than 25 years in fitness, for an informative discussion on how to get and stay fit at any age. Healthy snacks will be provided. Open to the community. Contact/RSVP: Sarah Levinson, 314-442-3261, Medical West Wed 5/1 6-7:30pm FREE/reservations requested (444 South Brentwood Blvd, Clayton) ____________________________________________________________

Scene from NJT’s Lost in Yonkers

The 29th Annual JCC Charity Golf Tournament

New Jewish Theatre

2013-14 Season Performances in the Marvin & Harlene Wool Studio Theater SFC – Arts &Education Building Performance Times Week One: Thu Sat – 8pm Sun – 2pm & 7:30pm Week Two: Wed & Thu Sat – 8pm Sun – 2pm & 7:30pm Week Three: Wed & Thu Sat – 8pm Sun – 2pm Individual ticket prices: JCC Member/Senior General Admission

Presented by Missouri Professionals Mutual Adults Swing away to benefit the J. Enjoy a day on the links complete with contests and a party at the 20th hole! Then 7:30pm finish your day with a dinner party & auction. Your support changes lives by helping us meet the very real needs of our community. Contact: Kimmi Levinson, 314-442-3109, 7:30pm Westwood Country Club Mon 6/10 12pm $350/person or $1,400/foursome $395/person or $1,580/foursome (after 5/18) 7:30pm

Sun – Thu $37 $39

Sat $39 $41

Contact NJT Box Office for complete information on all programs: 314-442-3283 or NJT 2013-2014 Season

THE GOOD DOCTOR, by Neil Simon October 3 – 20 Neil Simon adapts Anton Chekov short stories mining them for their humor and poignancy HANNAH SENESH, by David Schechter December 5 – 22 A one woman show about the Hungarian-born Israeli heroine THE WHIPPING MAN, by Matthew Lopez January 30 – February 16 The Civil War story of a Jewish plantation owner and two of his Jewish slaves

THE PRICE, by Arthur Miller March 20 – April 6 Miller’s classic about the price we pay for our decisions

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, by Daniel Okrent & Peter Gethers May 8 - June 1 A review of some of the funniest jokes in the lexicon of Jewish humor

Celebrate the J Dinner Party Adults Enjoy cocktails, dinner and a live auction as we come together to celebrate the J’s future. Live auction items include a wine dinner at Tavolo V, Duck Hunt package at prestigious area hunt clubs and more. Contact: Kimmi Levinson, 314-442-3109, Westwood Country Club Mon 6/10 5pm $75/person PAID


St. Louis MO

- Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News

Permit No. 754

- Michael Musto, The Village Voice

“A kosher-pickle barrel of laughs!”

“You’ll laugh your tuchus off.”

Non-Profit Org.

“No context. No explanation. Just jokes. One after another. And it’s hilarious.”

- Marilyn Stasio, Variety

“HILARIOUS!” New York Daily News, The Village Voice, The New York Times, Variety, Backstage

32 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013 2013-2014 SEASON

Beauty and the Feast II Discovering the Fountain of Youth

Adults Professional advice to look your everyday fabulous! Join the discussion with Dr. Larry Samuels, Cosmetic Dermatologist, Medical Director, The Center for Advanced Skincare and Dr. Brock Ridenour, Facial Plastic Surgeon, Medical Director, Ridenour Plastic Surgery and Professional Skin Care at the J in support of the Senior Meals Program. We’ll begin with cocktails and a buffet dinner, followed by the presentation. Contact: Susan Kaplansky, 314-442-3148, SFC Wed 6/19 begins 6:30pm Call or see invite for pricing RSVP required

____________________________________________________________ J Associates Hosts

BBB – Boutique, Brunch & Bunches of Games Adults Enjoy a day out with the girls! Your festivities will include a delicious brunch and shopping for fabulous items from local artists and vendors. Stay for the afternoon to play your favorite games. Contact: Kimmi Levinson, 314-442-3109, Meadowbrook Country Club Thu 7/18 10am-2pm $40/person ____________________________________________________________ Alzheimer’s Research Update Adults Co-sponsored by Adult Day Center at the J, Alzheimer’s Association, Covenant House & CHAI Apartments, Elderlink St. Louis & St. Louis NORC John Morris, MD, will discuss the current research being conducted to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Morris is the Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology; Professor of Physical Therapy; Professor of Occupational Therapy; and Director of the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Memory and Aging Project at Washington University School of Medicine. Contact: Sarah Levinson, MSG, MA, Caseworker, 314-442-3261, SFC Wed 10/2 7pm FREE - reservations requested

Special Events

Register online at 33

Special Events

Nishmah’s Young Women’s Group Women in their 20s and 30s This diverse network of Jewish women in their 20s and 30s are interested in unique programs that provide social opportunities, education, spiritual enrichment and connection to Jewish identity. Check our Facebook page at for monthly program updates, dates, times and locations. Contact: Simone Picker, 314-442-3166, _________________________________________________________

J Associates Adults The J Associate is a support auxiliary of the J. Their mission includes raising funds which are then allocated annually for various J departments which are used for scholarships and programming, regardless of age, race, or religion. Touching all ages, from infants to the frail elderly, the J Associates have contributed to numerous programs such as Home Delivered Meals and Theatre Unlimited for adults with special needs; scholarships allowing children to attend camps and the early childhood program. There are nearly 600 members who have helped in allocating more than half a million dollars over the past 27 years.

Sharsheret Supports Breast Cancer Support Groups

Adults Sharsheret Supports is a new collaborative project of Nishmah and the national Sharsheret organization. Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain” is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Sharsheret supports the St. Louis Jewish community of survivors and women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals and related resources. Contact: Sara Winkelman, 314-442-3268,

Camp Sabra/Hawthorn/ Wah-Kon-Dah Alumni Association Alumni, post-Masada and older Does thinking about camp make you want to bang on the table and cheer? Curious what your camp friends have been up to? Join the Camp Sabra/Hawthorn/ Wah-Kon-Dah Alumni Association and learn about fun-filled alumni events and keep up to date on camp news. New members receive a cool, retro alumni t-shirt! Your membership fees towards the Camp Sabra Scholarship Fund, helping children experience the magic of camp! Contact: Julie Gibbs, 314-442-3254, $36 membership / Complimentary membership for alumni post Masada up to 25 yrs old

Join Now! J Associates members have a wonderful time, combining social activities and fundraising. These activities, including exciting events such as Toast of the Town and Dancing in the Loop, help others while building camaraderie and creating friendships. Membership consists of a diverse group in interesting and vibrant women who enjoy giving back to the St. Louis community. Working and socializing together and helping those in need builds lifelong friendships and support groups that have become a trademark of the J Associates organization. With the dedication and commitment of its members, the J Associates continue to make a difference in the lives of many. For more information, contact Ericka Zoll at 314-442-3189 or

34 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Mature Adults Alzheimer’s Support Groups Adults These monthly support groups are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association in B’nai B’rith Missouri Lodge Adults collaboration with the J and led by a trained facilitator. Care for family members may Come be a part of a wonderful group of active adults as we gather quarterly for learning, be available but must be made by advance registration. Wednesday group is for Early discussion and fun. Contact Diane Maier to learn about the next gathering! Contact: Stage persons living with dementia and caregivers. Contact: Sarah Levinson, MSG, MA, Diane Maier, 314-442-3190, Caseworker, 314-442-3261, ____________________________________________________________ Open Caregiver Group SFC Mon 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/9, 10/7 3-4:30pm FREE Early Stage Dementia Caregiver & Persons with Dementia Special Event! SFC Wed 5/8, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/11, 10/16 6-7pm FREE Providing Quality of Care for ____________________________________________________________ Persons Living with Multiple Sclerosis Adults Co-sponsored by Adult Day Center at the J and The Gateway Area Chapter of the National Banjo’s and Brass Concert Adults Multiple Sclerosis Society Banjo’s and Brass perform music of the Gay 90’s, Roaring 20’s and Tin Pan Alley. All Barbara Green, MD, Neurologist and Director of the West County MS Center and Debra are welcome to enjoy an evening of banjos, trombones and tubas. Program is open to Preston, Programs Manager of the Gateway Area Chapter of the National Multiple the community. Reservations required. Contact: Laura Press Millner, 314-442-3255, Sclerosis Chapter will be the discussants. Contact: Sarah Levinson, MSG, MA, Caseworker, SFC Thu 5/2 7-8:30pm $5 314-442-3261, __ _ _________________________________________________________ SFC Wed 7/31 7pm FREE - reservations requested

Tour our award winning facility!

Adult Day Center at the J

18 yrs and older 2011 Recipient of Excellence in Innovative Delivery of Adult Day Services Award by the Missouri Adult Day Services Association Our state-of-the art facility and full-day program provide social, recreational and cognitively stimulating activities for adults in a loving and caring environment. Activities include daily exercise, music, art, modified sports, Wii™ games, small specialized groups and intergenerational events. • Escorted, door-to-door transportation is available in many areas • Nurse is available on site • Social work, counseling and resource information available • Nursing, personal care and two meals are included in the daily program • Caregiver support groups (see Alzheimer’s Support Group listing below) • Licensed by the State of Missouri as an Adult Day Health program Optional Services (for a fee) • Showers • Fitness services with a certified personal trainer • Physical, occupational and speech therapy services on-site Contact: Sarah Levinson, MSG, MA, Caseworker 314-442-3261, SFC Mon–Fri Customized schedule 7:30am-6pm Call for fees

St. Louis NORC

65 yrs and older

(Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) This program is coordinated by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis in partnership with the JCC, Jewish Family & Children’s Services and Washington University Center for Aging. It serves adults age 65 and older living in a designated service area. Membership benefits available through the J include special membership rates, transportation to a variety of planned activities, specialty fitness classes and educational and cultural programming. Contact: Laura Press Millner, 314-442-3255, SFC Mon-Fri Ongoing 10am-3pm $30 individual/$45 couple ____________________________________________________________

NORC Summer Celebration 65 yrs and older NORC’s annual social event will once again include entertainment and light refreshments. All NORC members and the community are welcome and encouraged to join in the fun and enjoy spending time together. Advanced reservations are required. Contact: Laura Press Millner, 314-442-3255, SFC Wed 6/5 1-2:30pm $3 (community welcome) Register online at 35

Mature Adults

Programs listed below are catered by Kitchen J Contact Sheryl Trask at 314-442-3149 or

Mother’s Day Fashion Show

Adults Covenant House seniors and youth volunteers will model clothes from the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Resale Store. All are invited to show support and check out the runway with the NCJW fashions! Join us prior to the show for dinner and make it a complete evening. Reservations due by May 17. JCC/MEAAA Covenant House Senior Center Meal Site (10 Millstone Campus Dr.) Mon 5/20 Dinner-5pm Suggested donation for the meal: $3.50 Fashion Show-6-7pm Under 60 yrs: $8 _________________________________________________________

Trivia Night Adults Join the fun and test your knowledge in benefit of the Covenant House Meal Site Support Council this August. KMOX’s own Harry Hamm will serve as master of ceremonies for the evening. There will be popcorn, lemonade, coffee and dessert provided. Please no outside food or drinks. Be ready for raffles and games throughout the evening and prizes for the winning table. Paid reservations are due by Friday, August 2. Covenant House Meal Site Sat 8/10 7-9pm Doors open 6pm $5/person (individuals will be grouped into tables of 8) $40 for table of 8 _________________________________________________________ Meals Catered by Kitchen J

60 yrs old and older Join us for a healthy, delicious, kosher meat or dairy dinner that is prepared in our new kitchens. Enjoy dining and socializing with others and remain for programs which are held numerous evenings after dinner. Programs include musical and comedy entertainment, information sessions, bingo and holiday celebrations. JCC/MEAAA Covenant House Senior Center Meal Site (10 Millstone Campus Dr.) Mon-Thu 5-6pm Suggested donation: $3.50 Under 60 yrs: $8

Relax with a J Massage

Mass Gift C age Availa ards ble!

Call for an appointment today! 314-442-3144 or schedule online 36 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Shabbat Dinners Catered by Kitchen J 60 yrs and older Have a pleasant evening that begins with Shabbat candle lighting, followed by a lovely, traditional meal. JCC/MEAAA Covenant House Senior Center Meal Site (10 Millstone Campus Dr.) Fri 5-6pm Suggested donation: $3.50 Under 60 yrs: $8 _________________________________________________________ Shabbat Dinner Volunteers

Adult or 10 yrs and older w/ an adult Be a part of this worthwhile and rewarding experience as you assist in serving Shabbat meals to senior adults. It’s like having a whole group of wonderful grandparents! It will be a wonderful experience for you and an enjoyable one for the seniors. Contact: Mindy Goldfarb, 314-442-3164, JCC/MEAAA Covenant House Senior Center Meal Site (10 Millstone Campus Dr.) Fri 4:30-5:30pm Volunteer opportunity _________________________________________________________

Home Delivered Meal Program

60 yrs and older Freshly prepared, healthy, kosher dinners are delivered to homebound individuals. Participants must meet certain eligibility criteria. Home delivery within specified service area. Designated delivery area Mon-Fri Ongoing Suggested contribution: $4

Online Registration Procedure How to Register for a Program Online

• Go to and select the department your program falls under. Several programs may appear under multiple departments. Options include: • Fitness & Aquatics • Sports & Recreation • Arts & Culture • Day Camps & Sabra • Early Childhood • Youth & Family • Adult Life & Learning • Jewish Living • On the right is a list of programs for the chosen department; select the program you wish to register for. • Click Register Online on the program page and you will be re-directed to the online registration page. • Click Add to Cart for the session you desire. Your program is now in your cart. • You can now choose to either Select More Programs or Checkout. • **If you click Checkout you will be asked to login. If you have a password and ID, enter it in the User Log In area now. Or… • If you are a J member and new to the Online Services (with no username or password), please contact our Membership Services staff at 314-442-3173. Members must have an email address on file in order to access the Online Services. • If you have utilized the Online Service area before (J member or non-member program participant) and have forgotten your username and/or password, click on Forgot Username/Password? to receive new ones through your email. • If you are not a J member and have never participated in a program, click Create New Non-Member Account? • Click the Sign up as Non-Member Participant button • Click “Select” on the Membership Type (there’s only one option) • Complete the form on the subsequent page and either choose to add a sub-member (spouse or child) or click the Next button • You will be asked to enter payment information, which can be kept on file, you may choose to do so or not • You will then be asked to choose a password and ID for the Online Services. • After you have logged in, click Checkout and complete billing information • Click Submit – make sure to click only ONCE • Congratulations! You have registered for a J program online!

Reserve a Racquetball Court, Schedule a Massage or a Fitness Orientation online!

Part 3 Racquetball & Squash Court Reservation • Choose a specific service from the “Choose Service” box • In the Choose Resource box, select your court number (for racquetball or squash) • In the Choose Duration box select either one hour or 45 minutes • Click the Submit button on the lower left • Congratulations! You have booked your court from the comfort of your own computer! Part 1 ____________________________________________________________ • Go to Massage Services Reservation • Click on “My J Account” in the upper right corner • Choose a specific service from the Choose Service box • If you have an ID and password, enter it in the User Log In box. Or… • In the Choose Resource box, select your court number (for racquetball or squash) Refer to the “Checkout” bullet above to create an account or • The Choose Provider provider box will then appear, displaying the recover forgotten username or password. available therapists for the time you selected; choose a therapist by clicking on their name • You will land on the Welcome to the J Online Services page • Then choose a massage room in the Choose Resource box (this is a • Click on Make a Reservation along the vertical menu on the left – formality, choose any room) you will be directed to a new page _____________________________________________________________ • Then in the Choose Duration box, select the length of time for your massage • Click the Submit button on the lower left Part 2 • Congratulations! You have booked your massage! Make a Reservation Screen ____________________________________________________________ • On the next screen, click on the date on the calendar for which you’d like to make a reservation BeWell Fitness Consultation/Assessment Reservation • Choose a “Time of Day” from the drop menu • Choose a specific service from the Choose Service box; (BeWell • Choose a “Category” from the drop menu, Racquetball or Consultation – FOX or BeWell Consultation – SFC) Massage / Note: after you select from the Category list, • In the Choose Provider box, select an certified trainer (they’re all good!) the services available will automatically update in the • In the Choose Resource box, select a room. Note: your trainer will make box below. Once you choose your service, sure a room is available upon your arrival follow the appropriate directions below… • In the Choose Duration box, 30 minutes is already selected • Click the Submit button on the lower left i on t a v ser e • Congratulations! You have scheduled your free BeWell Consultation with a r r Choose you J personal trainer!! Register online at 37


Sign up at or use this form

Please indicate program name on envelope. Mail this completed registration form with fee to: JCC, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146-5796 We cannot complete registration without payment.

Participant Information Name____________________________________________________________________________ Member

 General Public

Address______________________________________City___________________________________State_______________Zip_ _________________ Phone (home)_ ________________________________(cell)__________________________________(work)___________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

If registering a child, please complete the following Father__________________________________________________ Mother­____________________________________________________________ School_______________________________________________ Child’s Age_______________________Grade_________________________________

Program Information





Payment Information (gift card registrations must be completed in-person):

For Swim Academy Registration fill in below

Check #_ ___________________________ (payable to JCC)  Master Card

 Visa

_ American Express

 Discover

Credit Card #__________________________________Exp:­_ ______________________________

Swim Level Day

Name as it appears on credit card_ ___________________________________________________ Signature_ _____________________________________________________________________


Registration for many programs is available online at • Each program has a minimum and maximum enrollment. Please register early. • Registration must be accompanied by payment. Individual payment plans and reduced fees based on need can be confidentially arranged. • Refunds or credits will be made when requested at least one week prior to the start of class unless otherwise noted. • If a program is cancelled due to weather, the program will be rescheduled or participants will receive a credit for a future program.

38 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

Fee ($)

Summer Pool Hours

Poolsn ope 25 May

Staenberg Family Complex 2013 Summer Pool Schedule

Marilyn Fox Building 2013 Summer Pool Schedule

Indoor Pool

Indoor Pool

Mon–Thu 5:30am – 9pm Pools open* Friday 5:30am – 7:30pm Pools open* Sat–Sun 7am – 7:30pm Pools open* • Pools are open for swimming with limited feature use • Closed for annual maintenance 8/19 – 9/3

Mon-Thu 5:30am – 9pm Fri 5:30am – 7:30pm Sat & Sun 7am – 7:30pm • Limited pool usage due to Swim Team practice; Mon-Fri, 3:30-5pm (ending 7/5) • Closed for annual maintenance 8/5-8/19

Outdoor Pool

Outdoor Pool

Mon–Thu 5:30am – 10:30am 25m lap swim 11am – 12:30pm Siwak Pool-Toddler Splash/Parents with children 5 yrs and younger Note: Coincides with Day Camp swim lessons 12:30 – 8pm All features open/25y lap swim 3:30 – 5pm Swim team practice/no 25y lap through 7/5 Fri 5:30 – 10am 25m lap swim 10am – 7:30pm All features open/25y lap swim 3:30 – 5pm Swim team practice/no 25y lap swim through 7/6 Sat-Sun 7 – 10am 25m lap swim 10am – 7:30pm All features open Note: indoor lap swimming available Outdoor Pool will be closed at 4:00pm for Alpha Waves Swim Meets on 6/3, 6/24, 7/1 & 7/8.

Clip & Save

Mon–Thu 7am – 8pm 11am – 12:30pm 12:30 – 8pm Fri 7am – 7:30pm 10am – 7:30pm Sat & Sun 7am – 7:30pm 10am – 7:30pm

25y lap swim Toddler Splash in the Zero Depth Play Area/Parents with children 5 yrs and younger Note: This coincides with Day Camp swim lessons All areas open Lap swim available All areas open Lap Swim available All areas open

Notes for both locations: • Schedules subject to change without notice • Outdoor Pool hours WILL change August 12 due to indoor pool maintenance and lifeguard coverage

Clip & Save

Register online at 39

Camp Potpourri


Saturday Night Party Zone


Camp Sabra


Family Picnics


Tour de Fun


Personal Training


Kids’ Triathlon & Labor Day Run

p26 & 28

Gesher Music Festival


Beauty and the Feast II


Summer Pool Schedule


Jewish Community Center 2 Millstone Campus Drive St. Louis, MO 63146-5776 10% Recycled Paper

40 Jewish Community Center Summer 2013

d Packe h w it ms progra ll for a ag e s !


See inside back cover for complete summer pool schedule you can clip and save!


JCC 2013 Summer Program Guide  

See everything going on at the J this summer in the new Program Guide!

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you