FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SYJCC

The Power of Community
HERE FOR YOUR FAMILY

Family Engagement creates a variety of opportunities for young families in and around our communities to meet and engage with each other in a meaningful way.

EVENTS

SWIM & FITNESS

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Bubble Bumpers
Toddler & Me Swim Class

Ages 2-3 Years

Build confidence in and around the water, promote independence by using a flotation device in the pool, and teach pre-separation skills to encourage children to swim on their own.

Sundays | 9:00-9:45 am

6 Sessions
Fee $150 | Member Discounted Fee $120

To Register, please

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Swim with Me
Baby & Me Swim Class

Ages 6 months-2 years

Have fun exploring movement in the water, building confidence in the pool, and learning best safety practices in and around the water, all while having fun splashing around!

Sundays | 10:00-10:45 am

6 Sessions
Fee $150 | Member Discounted Fee $120

To Register, please

mothers holding their toddlers while doing yoga

Family Yoga
All Ages 

Join us to:

  • Practice Yoga – all levels welcome
  • Meet other young families in the community
  • Bond as a family in a unique and physically healthy way
Saturdays | 10:00-10:45 am 

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Drop in rate $15 per family

JEWISH PROGRAMS

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Kvell Together

JOIN US for our new monthly holiday series that will have your whole family enjoying time spent together, creating memories and traditions to last a lifetime.

Purim Cookie Making Workshop

Learn to make Hamentaschen and other Purim themed cookies, create a sample “Mishloach Manot” (a tray of sweets) to share with family and friends!

Sunday, March 17, 2024 | 10:00-11:00 am

Fee $25 per family | Member Discounted Fee $18 per family

Register for this program and get FREE admission to the SYJCC Purim Palooza Carnival immediately following this program. Pick up your baked treats after the carnival.

Passover Treats 101

Join us for a “bake and taste” of some of our favorite Pesach delights. Matzah layer cake, macaroons, and Matzah smores, just to name a few!

Sunday, April 7, 2024 | 2:00-4:00 pm

Fee $25 per family | Member Discounted Fee $18 per family

Let’s Resin…for Shalom and Peace!

In honor of Israel’s Anniversary create a one-of-a-kind Israeli themed resin masterpiece.

Sunday, May 19, 2024 | 2:00-4:00 pm

Fee $36 per family | Member Discounted Fee $25 per family

To Register, please

MUSIC & MOVEMENT

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Baby & Me Rockin’ Shabbat

CALLING ALL BABIES…0 months – 2 years old

Join Gayle Gitlitz for music and songs, dancing and more, during this fun and interactive class. All centered around Jewish culture and Shabbat celebration, leaving you with a feeling connection. You will take home great Shabbat idea for the whole family!

Fridays | 10:00-10:45 am
10 weeks

Fee $230 | Member Discounted Fee $190

To Register, please

mothers holding toddlers on big exercise balls

Move ‘N Groove With Miss Gayle

JOIN Early Childhood Music Specialist, Gayle Gitlitz for a 7-week music and movement class that will have you movin’ and groovin’ to the beat.

Thursdays | 11:00-11:45 am
10 weeks

Fee $230 | Member Discounted Fee $190

To Register, please

FOR PARENTS

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POP UP Pre & Post Natal Yoga Class

Exercise in a physically healthy and safe way, while meeting other expectant & new moms in the community. Pre & post natal yoga is intended to create balance between emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual dimensions. This class will help you relax your body by focusing on safe techniques and poses through all stages of pregnancy.

Benefits Include:

  • Improved Flexibility
  • Reduced Stress
  • Enhanced Balance
  • Better Sleep
  • And MORE!

Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11:00-11:45 am

Fee $10

Pre-registration required.

To Register, please

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The Perfect Blend- COFFEE CHATS

“Brewin’ Babies” Decaf Coffee Chats
Join a group of expectants mothers for some decaf coffee and lite bites while you bond over your common experiences

Tuesdays | 9:30-10:30 am

“Infant & Me” Coffee Chats
Join a group of parents and caregivers with infants, in strollers for some coffee and lite bites while you share milestones, celebrations and challenges.

Thursdays | 9:30-10:30 am

Fee $5 per session

To Register, please

womens book group

Over “BOOK”ed
The Busy Mom’s Book Club 

Join us for a new book read each month! It’s never too late to join!
Once a month on Thursdays | 7:00-9:00 pm
2024 Schedule:
March 5, 2024
April 2, 2024
May 7, 2024
June 4, 2024
August 6, 2024
September 3, 2024
October 1, 2024
November 12, 2024
FREE to Members
To Register, please
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Young Mom’s Mah Jongg

It’s Time To Get Your Mah Jongg On!

If you missed our past Young Moms Mah Jongg class, don’t worry…now’s your chance to join our instructor, Melissa Gordon for a fun night of Mah Jongg!

*students must purchase a Mah Jongg card at nationalmahjonggleague.org
Thursdays | 7:00-9:00 pm
Fee $125 | Member Discounted Fee $100
If you are interested in joining a session in the Fall, please
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Adult Pick-Up Basketball

Grab your basketball, lace up your shoes, and invite your friends, it’s time to shoot some hoops! Head down to the SYJCC indoor courts and join any pick-up game. First come first serve.

Saturdays & Sundays | 7:30-9:00 am
Thursdays | 5:00-6:30 pm

FREE to members.

COMING SOON

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Family Paint Night

Get Creative, bond with your child, meet new friends, and go home with your very own masterpiece.