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Family Center – Kids’ Enrichment Classes

The J’s Family Center offers many classes, including Mommy and Me and drop-off classes. Class offerings may include gymnastics, cooking, mommy-baby exercise classes, music and even a six-week summer camp. We will even create a class for you if you bring us your idea, your available times and a minimum of 6 families.

For more information on our program, visit the full Family Center page.

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Contact

Emilie Brockman
ebrockman@jccstl.org
314-442-3267

Programs for Infants/Toddlers (with an adult)

Pre-K Academy Jr.

Ages 3-5 years.

This academic enrichment program offer play classes that teach reading readiness skills, pre-writing skills and early mathematical concepts to preschoolers! In this session, we’ll cover….

Alphabet Action Adventures (Bodily-Kinesthetic & Musical)

Children will learn by combining creative movement, yoga and music to teach letters and sound recognition, phonemic awareness, syllable segmentation, rhyming and more! Come join the fun and stregthen your body and mind!

Letter Engineers (Visual-Spatial)

Come build letters with us! Students will begin to explore their creative sides by using objects such as LEGO®, Play-Doh®, puppet pencils, letter sticks and more. Children will learn about physics and problem-solving while strengthening their understanding of correct letter formation.

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, January 17 – April 4, 2:30-3:15pm

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Wednesdays, January 18 – April 5, 2:30-3:15pm AND 3:30-4:15pm

Pricing

$144 members / $180 public

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Pre-K Academy

Ages 4-6 years.

This academic enrichment program offers play classes that teach reading readiness skills, pre-writing skills and early mathematical concepts to preschoolers! In this session, we’ll cover…

Reading Rock Stars (Bodily-Kinesthetic & Musical)

This fun-filled class will take your child on a magic carpet ride through the world of language and literacy. We will practice rhyming, explore word families, learn sight words and begin simple decoding. Children will learn important pre-reading skills such as phonemic blending and segmentation laying the foundation for later academic success.

Mathematical Minds (Logical-Mathematical)

Children learn beginning math concepts through music, games, problem-solving, puzzles and more! We will explore beginning math skills such as numerical order, math facts, fractions, measurement and more.

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, January 17 – April 4, 2:30-3:15pm

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Wednesdays, January 18 – April 5, 2:30-3:15pm AND 3:30-4:15pm

Pricing

$144 members / $180 public

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Camp Potpourri

Camp Potpourri

Campers ages 18 months-3 years, with an adult
June 20 – July 27
Themed weeks include circle time, arts and crafts, music, free play, snack and more!

Attend camp on Tuesdays at SFC and/or Thursdays at Fox.

Contact for pricing: Emilie Brockman, 314.442.3267

Together Time

Together Time is a great first-time class experience for young ones ages four months through two years (with an adult). There will be six weeks of class – each including a parenting topic for discussion, periodic speakers, take-home materials, music, snack, circle time and more.

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, January 17 – March 7, 9:30-10:30am

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Thursdays, January 19 – March 9, 9:30-10:30am

Pricing

Free

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Kidding Around Family Yoga with Rhythm 'N Ruach

18 months and up with an adult; RSVP Required

The methods we use in a KAY (Kidding Around Yoga) class are insanely creative and will keep your child practicing yoga for years! Singing, dancing, massaging, jogging and storytelling are just a few of our techniques, but the possibilities are endless.

Our classes are geared towards families with kids’ ages 18 months-12 years old. However, you know how “flexible” yogis can be! If you want to bring an infant or your grandmother – just ask! All levels encouraged.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Sundays: January 18, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7
1:30-2:30pm

$65 per child for five sessions
$115/2 children – $145/3 Children
Parents are free
Drop-in rate: $20 per child, max $60 per family

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Wednesdays, January 11 – March 15
1-2pm

$140/child
$240/2 children
$300/3 or more children
Parents are free
Drop-in rate: $20 per child, max $60 per family

Contact

To register for Rhythm ‘N’ Ruach, please contact:

Shelley Dean
keshet6@yahoo.com
314-494-3245

Splash Time

Enjoy our indoor pool and open swim time. Our pools include zero-foot-entry, special features and a super fun slide – the perfect activity for you and your little one.

2017 Dates TBD

Prices

Free for members, $5 for public

Programs for children ages 3-5 (drop off)

HI-NRG Gymnastics for Preschoolers

This drop off class for 3-5-year-olds includes basic gymnastic skills such as building agility, speed, coordination and confidence by learning handstands, cartwheels, balance beam, rings and parallel bars.

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Fridays,
March 24 – April 28
1 – 1:45pm

Prices

Session 1: $84 members/$124 public
Session 2: $63 members/$93 public

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