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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.

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

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Contact

Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Emilie Brockman
314.442.3267
Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Leah Frankel
314.442.3454

Programs for Infants/Toddlers (with an adult)

Rhythm 'n' Ruach

8 wks & older w/adult
This high energy, creative and interactive music class – with a Jewish twist – is for the whole family. You’ll have a great time with instruments, parachutes, stuffed animals, balls, bells, shakers and more! Enjoy movement, dance and songs of our soul. Four class times offered. No program 12/21, 12/22, 12/26.

Register for both sessions and receive a 5% discount.

Contact: Shelley Dean, 314.494.3245

Session 1
SFC
Tuesdays, 8/15-10/10, 11-11:45am
Tuesdays, 8/15-10/10, 4:45-5:30pm
Wednesdays, 8/16-10/11, 11-11:45am

Saul Mirowitz Jewish Day School
Sundays, 8/13-10/8, 4:30-5:15pm

Session 2
SFC
Tuesdays, 10/17-12/19, 11-11:45am
Tuesdays, 10/17-12/19, 4:45-5:30pm
Wednesdays, 10/18-12/20, 11-11:45am

Saul Mirowitz Jewish Day School
Sundays, 10/15-12/17, 4:30-5:15pm

Per session cost:
$165 for 1 child
$282 for 2 children
$363 for 3 or more children
One time registration fee of $20/family
Financial assistance available, contact Shelly Dean.

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

Kidding Around Yoga with Rhythm 'n' Ruach

18 months & older w/adult
A creative, child-centered approach to yoga to keep him/her practicing for years! Singing, dancing, massaging, jogging and storytelling are just a few of our techniques, but the possibilities are endless. All levels encouraged. Pre-registration required.

Contact: Shelley Dean, 314.494.3245

Family Bedtime Yoga Monthly Series
SFC
Saturdays
August 26, September 13, October 28, November 18, December 9
January 20, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12

6-7pm

$150 for 1 child
$260 for 2 children
$340 for 3 or more children
No charge for participating adults
Drop-in rate: $20/child and $10/adult per class
Financial assistance available, contact Shelly Dean.

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

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

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

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.

SFC
Mondays, September 11 – November 27
3 – 3:45pm

Fox
Tuesdays, September 12 – November 28
1 – 1:45pm

Prices

$126 members/$186 public
After 9/1: $139 members/$205 public

Register Online

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

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 learn by combing creative movement, yoga and music to teach letter and sound recognition, phonemic awareness, syllable segmentation, rhyming and more. Join the fun and strengthen your body and mind!

Letter Engineers (Visual-Spatial)
Build letters with us! Students will begin to explore their creative sides by using objects such as Legos©, play dough, puppet pencils, letter sticks and more. Children will learn about physics and problem solving while strengthening their understanding of correct letter formation.

Fox
Mondays, September 18 – December 4
2:30 – 3:15pm

SFC
Wednesdays, September 20 – December 13
3:30 – 4:15pm

Prices

$144 members/$180 public

Register Online

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

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)
Your child will go 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 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 and measurements.

SFC
Wednesdays, September 20 – December 13
2:30 – 3:15pm

Prices

$144 members/$180 public

Register Online

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

Tippi Toes Dance Company Ballet, Tap & Jazz Combo Class

Tippi Toes provides a fun, positive and nurturing environment to experience the joys of dance, self-expression and movement. We incorporate an even mix of three types of dance using high-energy Tippi Toes music. On the last day, students will perform at the Mini Recital! Students may wear a Tippi Toes T-shirt along with nonrestrictive shorts or leggings, comfortable clothing or dance attire. Children do not need tap shoes. Ballet shoes are preferred but not required.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Tuesdays, September 12 – November 28, 3-3:45pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, September 13 – November 29, 1:30-2:15pm

Prices

$126 members/$186 public
After 9/1: $139 members/$205 public

Register Online

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