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HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION & RECREATION

Winter 2015-16 classes

Check out our great lineup of classes below that we're offering this winter for both preschool and school-age children. Most classes started the week of Dec. 7, however you may still be able to register! Many of our classes can be joined a few classes into the session and we'll prorate the registration fee. For details, including information on a free class trial* for your child, contact Sherri Lamanna at 315-445-2040, ext. 126, or slamanna@jccsyr.org.
*Limited availability, by appointment only.

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Basketball | Karate | Fitness Fun | Soccer | Sports
Dance | School-Age Gymnastics | Preschool Gymnastics
Sensory Gym

 

Basketball
Age:  Grades 1–6
Day:  Monday
Time:  4:15–5 pm
Dates:  12/7–3/7 (not 12/28, 1/18, 2/15)
Fee:  $150 members, $170 non-members
Basketball can be a life-long participatory sport. Start at an early age and learn the basics.

 

Karate

Little Dragon Karate
Age:  3 – Pre-K (must be three by 12/1/15)
Day:  Friday
Time:  1–1:30 pm
Dates:  12/11–3/11 (not 12/25, 1/1, 2/19)
Fee:  $135 members, $155 non-members
CNY Karate School at the JCC! This pre-school karate class provides a fun and appropriate way to introduce your youngest to this popular and healthy sport. Additional fees may be incurred for uniform and sparring equipment.

Kids Karate
Age:  Grades K–6
Day:  Friday
Time:  4:15–5 pm
Dates:  12/11–3/11 (not 12/25, 1/1, 2/19)
Fee:  $155 members, $175 non-members
Students in this course will progress through the beginning ranks of CNY Karate Gojoryu style. Karate enhances motor skill progression and self discipline. Additional fees may be incurred for uniform and sparring equipment.

 

Fitness Fun!

Movin' & Groovin' Fitness
Age:  Grades 3–6
Day:  Monday
Time:  4:30–5 pm
Dates:  1/4–3/7 (not 1/18)
Fee:  $84 members, $94 non-members
Bring your energy to move and groove to fun, upbeat music. Comfortable clothes and sneakers are required.

Cardio Hoops
Age:  Grades 3–6
Day:  Tuesday
Time:  4:30–5 pm
Dates:  1/5–3/8 (not 2/16)
Fee:  $84 members, $94 non-members
Hoop your way to happiness and health. A colorful mix of dance, play, games and movement are designed to promote physical activity that's fun.

 

Soccer

Lil' Kickers Soccer – Pre-K
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Monday
Time:  2–2:45 pm
Dates:  12/7–3/7 (not 12/28, 1/18, 2/15)
Fee:  $140 members, $160 non-members
Min. Class Size:  5
This fun and fast-paced class is focused on boosting balance, coordination and fundamental soccer skills. A variety of creative games are used to help kids develop listening skills, cooperation and teamwork.

Lil' Kickers Soccer – School-Age
Age:  Grades K–6
Day:  Wednesday
Time:  4:30–5:15 pm
Dates:  12/9–3/9 (not 12/30, 2/17)
Fee:  $155 members, $175 non-members
Min. Class Size:  5
See the soccer field transformed into a world created just for your child as our trained coaches provide 45 minutes of highly creative and high-energy activities. This class is a great introduction to soccer and designed to help children master age-appropriate developmental milestones.

 

Sports
Throwing, catching, kicking and running made fun through pre-sports skills training. Miniature equipment is used with an emphasis on fun and good sportsmanship.

Rookie Sports I
Age:  3 (must be three by 12/1/15)
Day:  Monday
Time:  1–1:30 pm
Dates:  12/7–3/7 (not 12/28, 1/18, 2/15)
Limit:  10
Fee:  $130 members, $150 non-members

Rookie Sports II
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Monday
Time:  1–1:45 pm
Dates:  12/11–3/11 (not 12/25, 1/1, 2/19)
Limit:  12
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members

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School of Dance
Ballet, Tap and Jazz form the curriculum of the JCC Dance Program. Girls and boys are invited to participate in this program and gain flexibility, strength and coordination while having lots of fun. Dance classes are held in the dance aerobic studio with mirrors, dance bars and wood flooring. The program includes a recital in June with additional fees for costumes. We have some dance shoes available for our students at no cost. Please ask for details.

PRESCHOOL DANCE

Creative Tots
Age:  3 (must be three by 12/1/15)
Day:  Thursday
Time:  1–1:30 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Ballet shoes
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members
For the youngest dancers, this class is an introduction to music and movement with a focus on fun and creativity.

Pre-Ballet
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Thursday
Time:  1:45–2:15 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Pink ballet shoes (girls)
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members
This Pre-K class is an introduction to ballet techniques and terminology.

Fancy Feet
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Thursday
Time:  2:30–3 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Black tap shoes and black jazz shoes or black ballet shoes
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members
Tap and jazz class for boys and girls. Develop rhythm, strength and flexibility.

SCHOOL-AGE DANCE

Tap and Jazz
Age:  Grades K–4
Day:  Thursday
Time:  4:15–4:45 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Black jazz shoes and tap shoes
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members

Tap and Jazz II
Age:  Must have previous jazz and tap experience.
Day:  Thursday
Time:  3:45–4:15 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Black jazz shoes and tap shoes
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members

Ballet
Age:  Grades K and up
Day:  Thursday
Time:  4:45–5:15 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Limit:  8
Attire:  Girls – Leotard and tights; Boys – Shorts and T-shirt
Shoes:  Pink ballet shoes (girls)
Fee:  $145 members, $165 non-members

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Preschool Gymnastics
The JCC offers a wonderful program that introduces preschoolers to gymnastics at times designed to be convenient for parents.

Tumbling Tots I (Preschool Gymnastics I)
Age:  3 (must be three by 12/1/15)
Day:  Wednesday
Time:  1–1:45 pm
Dates:  12/9–3/9 (not 12/30, 2/17)
Limit:  12
Attire:  Leotard, shorts or sweatpants. No pants with snaps, buttons or strings.
Fee:  $155 members, $170 non-members
Pre-gymnastics skills for 3-year olds! Emphasis on safely using the beam, bars and vault.

Tumbling Tots II (Preschool Gymnastics II)
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Tuesday
Time:  2–2:45 pm
Dates:  12/8–3/8 (not 12/29, 2/16)
Limit:  12
Attire:  Leotard, shorts or sweatpants. No pants with snaps, buttons or strings.
Fee:  $155 members, $170 non-members
Pre-gymnastics movement skills will be taught in a safe and fun environment using floor, beam, bars and vault.

Tumbling Tots II (Preschool Gymnastics II)
Age:  Pre-K
Day:  Wednesday
Time:  2–2:45 pm
Dates:  12/9–3/9 (not 12/30, 2/17)
Limit:  12
Attire:  Leotard, shorts or sweatpants. No pants with snaps, buttons or strings.
Fee:  $155 members, $170 non-members
Floor, beam, bars and vault for pre-K students!

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School-Age Gymnastics
The JCC Gymnastics School offers a comprehensive regimen of gymnastics instruction. Students develop agility, flexibility and self-confidence. Classes are taught by Sherri Lamanna. Placement is based on skill, not age.

Gymnastics – Level I, II, III
Age:  Grades K and up
Day:  Monday
Time:  3:30–4:30 pm
Dates:  12/7–3/7 (not 12/28, 1/18, 2/15)
Fee:  $155 members, $175 non-members
Beginning gymnastics foundations taught on floor, beam, bars and vault in a safe and encouraging environment.

Gymnastics – Level I, II, III
Age: Grades K and up
Day:  Monday
Time:  4:30–5:30 pm
Dates:  12/7–3/7 (not 12/28, 1/18, 2/15)
Fee:  $155 members, $175 non-members
This level progresses the student to an intermediate development in all events.

Pre-Team Gymnastics
Days:  Wednesday and Friday
Time:  4–5:30 pm
Dates:  12/9–3/11 (not 12/25, 12/30, 1/1, 2/17, 2/19)
Fee:  $330 members, $355 non-members
Participants will be accepted on the pre-team through tryouts or approval from coach. Gymnasts will work on skills and develop compulsory routines for introductions to competitions.

Team Gymnastics
Days:  Tuesday and Thursday
Time:  3:45–5:30 pm
Dates:  12/8–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/29, 12/31, 2/16, 2/18)
Fee:  $330 members, $355 non-members
Participants will be accepted on the team through tryouts or approval from coach. Gymnasts will compete against other gymnastics programs in the area. Some additional fees will be incurred.

 

Sensory Gym Class
Age:  3–4
Day:  Thursday
Time:  12:30–1:15 pm
Dates:  12/10–3/10 (not 12/24, 12/31, 2/18)
Fee:  $170 members, $190 non-members
This class is perfect for the child with boundless energy who likes to use all of his or her senses. The class caters to the needs of children of all abilities and developmental levels, and provides the appropriate sensory input which is most beneficial for your child. Children will thrive through games, movement, jumping and more. The class is run by Mick Hagan, Children's Department inclusion specialist, and Sherri Lamanna, director of Pre-school Physical Education and Gymnastics. Classes will require a minimum of four children and a maximum of six to ensure that all children receive the proper support and attention.

 

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