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Jewish Journeys  |  Sports & Fitness  |  Aquatics  |  Vacation Day Program  |  Inclusion/Special Needs at the J


Jewish Journeys

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B’nai Brith Youth Organization (BBYO)
Grades 8 – 12
The Stamford JCC partners with BBYO, the world’s leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement, to offer Jewish teens the opportunity to connect with one another, volunteer in the community, celebrate their Jewish heritage, prepare for leadership roles, and travel the world together, all within a Jewish context. Teens are given real responsibilities and develop leadership skills that relate to their everyday lives. By practicing public speaking, program planning and community organizing, BBYO teens build the skills that not only make them more confident and capable of navigating the challenging teen years but also prepare them to make positive contributions to the world around them as adults. BBYO meets at the Stamford JCC every other Monday. Membership dues are $149 for all 4 years of high school and 8th grade.For more information, please visit www.bbyo.org or contact Josh Cohen, Area Field Director BBYO Northeast at JCohen@bbyo.org or Tyler Pepe, Associate Regional Director, at Tpepe@bbyo.org.



Sports & Fitness

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Walter Bloom Youth Basketball Leagues

Grade 6

Take your game to the next level! Participants will learn to play the game by improving shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, and more. Every session ends in a scrimmage to enhance skills. Each participant will receive a jersey at the beginning and a trophy at the end of the semester.

Sundays, 5 – 6 p.m.
Nov. 16 – Mar. 1 (No session Nov. 30, Dec. 28,
Feb. 15, Feb. 22)
Member $240 / Community $276 (12 sessions)


Multisport Kids Training Clinic

Grade 6

Focus will rotate between swimming, cycling, and running.

Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 8 – Mar. 26
Member $228 / Community $276 (12 sessions)


Private Basketball Lessons
Grades 6 – 12
For information or to make an appointment, contact Coach Mo Concepcion at 203.487.0971 or mconcepcion@stamfordjcc.org.


NEW! Teen Fit

Ages 8-12

You keep your skin clean. You condition your hair. You’re eating right. You’re doing all you can to look and feel great. But are you missing out on an important part of a healthier lifestyle? No matter what your age or shape, you should exercise daily. Not only does exercise tone your body so you can wear your favorite jeans, it strengthens your muscles, keeps your bones strong, and improves your skin. And there are more benefits of exercise – increased relaxation, better sleep and mood, strong immune function, and more. This class will make you stronger, faster, more powerful and make you feel better by performing high-energy functional movements that are natural and safe. Specific information regarding dates, days and times will be communicated soon. For more information, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or lprice@stamfordjcc.org.

Tuesdays 1/20-3/17 (No class on 2/17)

(8 sessions)

4:15 - 5 p.m.

Members $144 / Community $184


Fitness Center Certification Course

This class is for all 13-year-olds who would like to use the JCC Fitness Center on their own. Etiquette, proper equipment usage, form, safety, and training guidelines will be covered. After completion of this class, teens will have unlimited access to the Fitness Center during non-peak hours. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or lprice@stamfordjcc.org




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Pre Swim Team Program

Junior Team
6 – 16 years

Learn competition-style swimming to become faster and more efficient in your strokes and turns. Testing is required for children new to the program. Students must be able to swim two lengths of the pool, freestyle
and backstroke. Children who are enrolled two days a week may qualify for Sunday sessions at no extra charge. Twice a week recommended, but once a week can be accommodated.

2 Days
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., 5:15 – 6 p.m.
Jan. 6 – Mar. 26 (No class Feb. 17)
Member $506 / Community $690 (23 sessions)

1 Day
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., 5:15 – 6 p.m.
Jan. 6 – Mar. 24 (No class Feb. 17)
Member $253 / Community $352 (11 sessions)

Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., 5:15 – 6 p.m.
Jan. 8 – Mar. 26
Member $276 / Community $384 (12 sessions)


NEW! JCC Stingrays
Competitive Swim Team

The JCC of Stamford is excited to announce our first competitive swim team. Winter season runs from mid-September through mid-March. The JCC will compete in two leagues: Central Connecticut Winter Swim League and The New England JCC League. Swim meets are held on Sunday afternoons. Practices will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Children must try out for the team, and must have the following prerequisites:

• Level 4 – Barracuda (stroke development)
• Pre-Swim Team Classes*

* The JCC’S Pre-Swim Team Program is a wonderful way to develop good swimmers into great swimmers before they join our competitive team. For more information please contact Daniel Servelli at dservelli@stamfordjcc.org or 203.487.0990.


Private & Small Group Swim Lessons

Private lessons, alone or coupled with our group classes, are a great way to accelerate learning. These lessons offer a comfortable setting, so those new to the water can excel. Through an initial skills test, we can assess your ability and plan lessons around your specific needs to help you achieve your personal best. Lessons are 30 minutes and are sold in packages of 10 lessons and 5 lessons. All prices are per person. For more information, contact Daniel Servelli at 203.487.0990.

Private Lessons (1 person)
5 lessons
Member $210 / Community $250
10 lessons
Member $380 / Community $460

Semi-Private Lessons (2 people)
5 lessons
Member $160 / Community $190
10 lessons
Member $290 / Community $340

Group Private (3 or more people)
5 lessons
Member $145 / Community $165
10 lessons
Member $260 / Community $300



Vacation Day Program

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Grades K – 6

All vacation days include arts and crafts, nut-free/kosher snacks, free swim and various games and activities. Participants supply their own lunches. Drop-ins are welcome if space allows and require an additional $10 fee. To avoid disappointment, register early by calling the welcome desk at 203.322.7900. Contact Galit Roloff at groloff@stamfordjcc.org or 203.487.0974 with questions.

Friday, February 13
Pool Party
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80
Monday, February 16
Sports Day at the J
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80
Tuesday, February 17
Cupcake Wars
(teams will bake and decorate cupcakes for prizes)
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80
Monday, March 30
Pump It Up (fun bouncy houses)
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $75 / Community $90
Tuesday, March 31
Animal Embassy
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80
Wednesday, April 1
Off to the Movies
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $75 / Community $90
Thursday, April 2
Mad Science
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80
Friday, April 3
Pancakes and Pajamas
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Member $65 / Community $80



Inclusion/Special Needs at the J

For more information please contact Inclusion Coordinator Dinushka De Silva at 203-487-0946 or ddesilva@stamfordjcc.org.


Grades 6 – 8
Mondays, 5 – 6 p.m.
Jan. 5 – Mar. 23 (No class Jan. 19, Feb. 16)
Member $150 / Community $200 (10 sessions)

R&R (Recreate & Relate)
Grades 6 – 8
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.* & Sundays, 1 – 4 p.m.*
Jan. 7 – Apr. 19 (Specific dates TBA)
Member $180 / Community $240 (12 sessions)

*If you need transportation assistance from public schools, please let us know. You must register early for JCC van assistance and to ensure there is a spot available on the van.
*Admission fees for trips are to be paid separately.



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