Programs

Aquatics

Aquatics

Make the most out of your child’s summer!
with Summer Recreational Swim Team & Water Polo

Your child will have a blast while improving skills, learning teamwork and building confidence! Swimmers of all levels are welcome.

June 5 – July 28

High School Rec Team
9:30-11am Tues/Wed/Fri
2-3:30pm Wed/Thurs

Youth Rec Team
8-9am Mon-Fri

Members: $175 | Guests: $250

For more information or to register, please contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

Get into the swim of things at The J! All fees except private lessons are per month. An additional $25 registration fee applies to all aquatics programs.

Swim Academy
Our J Swim Academy fosters academic and physical excellence through swimming. The academy is a year-round tiered-structured swim program that teaches water safety to all four competitive strokes, advancing from J Babies to J Squad.
Once a week: Members: $80 | Guests: $100
Twice a week: Members: $120 | Guests: $160

Register for J Swim Academy today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Swim Club
J Swim Club is a year-round swim team for youth ages 5-18 of all levels, as well as collegiate swimmers. We are affiliated with USA Swimming and Arizona Swimming LSC. Our certified coaches help each swimmer to reach his or her full potential and to compete in local, regional, and out- of-state venues. Swim competitions range from novice to national levels.

Youth
Level 1, 4-6 practices a week | Members: $125 | Guests: $150
Level 2, 3-5 practices a week | Members: $75 | Guests: $100

Pre-Senior
Level 1 & Level 2, 5-6 practices a week | Members: $150 | Guests: $175

Senior
Level 1, 6-9 practices a week | Members: $175 | Guests: $200
Level 2, 6-9 practices a week | Members: $150 | Guests: $175

Register for J Swim Club today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Masters
J Masters is designed for swimmers ages 19+ of all skill levels who want to swim for recreation, health and competition. Practice sessions are led by our USA /USMS-certified coaching staff. J Master swimmers also have access to clinics throughout the year and private instruction upon request.

Practice Schedule
Mon-Fri | 11am-1pm
Mon-Thu | 6-7:30pm
Sat & Sun | 11am-Noon
Members: $50 | Guests: $75

Register for J Masters today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Youth Water Polo
Your child will have a ball and make new friends while learning to catch, pass, shoot and score with our professional coaching staff in this exciting, action-packed sport! Focus is on sportsmanship, strategy and teamwork.
Members: $50/month | Guests: $75/month

Register for J Youth Water Polo today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Adult Water Polo
Join us for fitness and camaraderie as you enjoy water polo fun with our professional coaches.
Members: $50/month | Guests: $75/month

Register for J Adult Water Polo today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Private Swim Lessons
We offer private lessons to people of all ages and skill level who are seeking a more personal approach to learning to swim. Lessons are taught by certified instructors and coaches and improve stroke technique, sport performance and build a healthier lifestyle.
30-min session | Members: $50 | Guests: $75

Register for youth and adult private swim lessons today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Lifeguard Training Classes
Our monthly American Red Cross certification course teaches lifeguarding responsibilities and rescue skills, and includes CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. Participants must complete two prerequisite skills:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously, using freestyle (front crawl) and breaststroke
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object in both hands (head out of water), and climb out of the pool without using the steps or ladder within 1 minute 40 seconds

In addition, participants must be age 15 or older by the completion of the class. Proof of age is required the first class day.
Members: $200 | Guests: $250

Register for J Lifeguard Training Classes today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

CPR/AED Training
We offer certified American Red Cross certification in CPR and AED for everyone. Trainings are held monthly.
Members: $100 | Guests: $150

Register for CPR/AED Training today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

Aquatic Group Fitness

Aquatic Group Fitness

Getting fit is fun with one of our many aquatic group fitness classes in our resort-style, heated pools. See our schedule.

Aqua Core
This 30-minute shallow-water class focuses on core strength, stability, endurance and range of motion. Level 1-3.

Aqua Deep
You control the intensity in this 45-minute deep-water workout. Flotation equipment stabilizes your posture for a no-impact, full-body workout. Must be comfortable in deep water. Level 1-3.

Aqua Fit
Improve your cardio fitness, endurance, strength and flexibility with this low-impact, 45-minute shallow-water resistance workout. Great for beginners and advanced participants. Uses buoys, noodles, kickboards and Aqualogix™️ bells. Level 1-3.

Aqua Tabata
This 45-minute, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) shallow-water workout improves your cardio fitness, endurance, strength and flexibility. Interval variations make this a great class for beginners to advanced participants. Level 1-3.

Aquacycling
Jump in the pool and cycle your way to fitness using water resistance to improve your strength and cardio health. This challenging program is ideal for everybody from teens and tri-athletes to active seniors. Close-toed shoes and a minimum of 3 participants and pre-registration required.

Tuesdays, 9:30-10:15am
Session 1: Sept. 5-26
Session 2: Oct. 3-24
Session 3: Nov. 7-28

Members: $50 per session

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Group Fitness

Group Fitness

Barre Fusion
This fusion class will incorporate movements from ballet and Pilates that will develop long lean muscles, core strength and dynamic balance and flexibility. This workout will integrate both standing and mat work along with using equipment such as; weights, discs, Pilates rings, body bar, Lebert Equalizer, and other various props. Level 1-3.

BODYPUMP™
The ORIGINAL barbell class!! Endurance strength training where muscle and music collide! Suitable for all levels… The fastest way to get in shape! Level 1-3. No one under the age of 13 allowed.

J Cross-Train
If you are someone that likes variety, then you will love the spontaneity of this class. Fusing together intensities and different types of exercises creates intervals and variations that shock your body. This full-body class will include body toning with weights, bands and/or body weight. Level 2-3.

Cycle Barre
This class is a 30/30 format. Enjoy rolling hills, steep climbs, flat roads, and high speed interval training as you challenge your heart for 30 minutes on the bike, followed by ballet and Pilates moves that will develop long lean muscles, core strength and dynamic balance and flexibility with movements off the bike.

Heart & Sole
A low impact workout for all fitness levels. This class will improve your cardiovascular endurance, strength, and balance. Level 1-2.

Pilates Reformer
Develop lean muscles as you improve your core strength. Our reformers allow you to tailor your workout to your fitness level.

Seniorcise
Work your entire body and increase your flexibility and strength in this class tailored for mature adults. Level 1-2.

Strength & More
Use weights, bands and your own body weight to build strength and endurance, increase bone density and decrease body fat as you increase your lean muscle mass. Level 2-3.

Tai Chi
An ancient Chinese exercise that contributes to physical, mental and spiritual well-being. A series of dance-like movements are linked in a continuous, smooth-flowing sequence. These easy-to-learn movements are progressive and coordinated with deep breathing to circulate and balance your body’s vital energy or chi.

Treading
This fun and challenging treadmill workout incorporates varying speeds, inclines and high intensity intervals to maximize your cardio fitness and calorie burn.

TRX Suspension
The original, best-in-class workout that leverages gravity and your body weight to build strength and balance.

Yoga
We offer a variety of yoga classes for all fitness levels and abilities, from restorative to yoga flow. Increase your strength, flexibility and mindfulness.

Chair Yoga
Still your mind while building strength, flexibility and balance as we practice yoga with the aid of a chair. This is a great class for individuals who want to learn yoga in a safe, stable way. Level 1-2.

Gentle Yoga
Gentle back- and core-strengthening postures relieve stress and increase flexibility, balance and mobility. This class is great for beginners and those wanting a gentle practice. Level 1-2.

Restorative Yoga
Learn to relax deeply and leave each class feeling rejuvenated! Blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps support the body in restorative poses. Level 1.

Yin Yoga
Yin yoga is meditative practice which accesses deeper connective tissues and fascia. Increase your mobility, balance and peace of mind as you lubricate and protect your joints. Level 1-2.

Zumba
Get energized with red-hot international dance moves to spicy Latin rhythms. With the infectious music and easy-to-follow steps, you’ll be hooked!

See our schedule. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

NEW! 30-min Motion-Cage Workout
Get results fast with this rapid fat-loss program using interval training and our state-of-the-art Motion Cage! Our professional staff lead you through fun and challenging exercises that spike your heart rate and help you reach your excess post-oxygen consumption in just 30 minutes.
Tuesday & Thursdays, Sept. 5 – Dec. 21 | 6:30-7pm
Members: $99 a month
No class Sept. 21, Oct. 5 & Oct. 12

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

NEW! JRat Fitness Club
Join our JRat Fitness Club. Our quarterly challenges test your physical endurance, strength, power and cardio. All fitness levels and ages, teens to seniors, are welcome. Prizes and bragging rights awarded to JRat members who meet and exceed their fitness level. Join JRats today!
Free for all J members.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.634.4909 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Stretch & Roll Class
Stretching improves flexibility, ease of movement and helps prevent injuries. Learn the basics of full-body stretching and foam rolling to release tight muscles, fascial adhesions and improve blood flow. Make the most of every stretch!

For class dates and times, see our fitness schedule.

Parkinson’s Programs at The J!
We have regular classes each week to progressively improve functional movement. In addition, we have special workshops.

See our Parkinson’s programs.

Yoga

Yoga Workshops

Yoga at Lululemon at the Quarter
Sundays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 & 26 | 10:30am
The J is Studio of the Month for November. Classes are located in the courtyard at the Scottsdale Quarter, behind True Foods. Bring a yoga mat, water and dress for a beautiful, flowing outdoor practice. All levels welcome.
Free for everyone!

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Private Yoga Training
Individualize your yoga practice to ensure that postures are performed optimally in alignment with your body. Great for all levels.
Members: $75 for 60 minutes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Family Yoga
Age-appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing and soothing techniques awaken the inner-child of all participants in this light-hearted class for adults and children ages 5 and up. Open to adults without children and all levels are welcome.
Free for members.

See our schedule.

Sunrise/Sunset Yoga
Join us for a beautiful yoga practice as we enjoy the Arizona sunrise/ sunset. Classes held outside. Dress appropriately and bring water.
Sunrise Yoga Flow
Friday, Sept. 8 & 15 and Oct. 13 & 20 | 5:30am

Sunset Yoga
Power Yoga
Tuesday, Sept.19 and Oct.3 & 24 | 6pm
Yoga Flow
Wednesday, Sept.6 | 7pm

Free for members!

Questions? Contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Personal Training

Personal Training

Working with a personal trainer is one of the fastest, easiest and most successful ways to improve your health and fitness. Our trainers will customize a program to meet your needs: weight loss, increased strength, improved balance, functional training or enhanced overall health.

Individual Training
1 session
30-min – Members: $45 ($45/session)
60-min – Members: $75 ($75/session)
10 sessions
30-min – Members: $400 ($40/session)
60-min – Members: $700 ($70/session)
20 sessions
30-min – Members: $700 ($35/session)
60-min – Members: $1300 ($65/session)
40 sessions
30-min – Members: $1200 ($30/session)
60-min – Members: $2400 ($60/session)

Buddy Training (Price Per Person)
1 session
30-min – Members: $35 ($35/session)
60-min – Members: $50 ($50/session)
10 sessions
30-min – Members: $300 ($30/session)
60-min – Members: $450 ($45/session)
20 sessions
30-min – Members: $500 ($25/session)
60-min – Members: $800 ($40/session)

Individual Teen Training
1 session
30-min – Members: $40 ($40/session)
60-min – Members: $65 ($65/session)
10 sessions
30-min – Members: $360 ($36/session)
60-min – Members: $600 ($60/session)
20 sessions
30-min – Members: $540 ($27/session)
60-min – Members: $1100 ($55/session)

Teen Buddy Training (Price Per Person)
1 session
30-min – Members: $30 ($30/session)
60-min – Members: $45 ($45/session)
10 sessions
30-min – Members: $270 ($27/session)
60-min – Members: $400 ($40/session)
20 sessions
30-min – Members: $360 ($18/session)
60-min – Members: $600 ($30/session)

New Member Package
10 30-minute sessions for $320
Offer expires Aug. 31, 2017

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Sports-Team Training at The J
Coach by design! Bring your sports team to the next level, on- or off-season, with private team training. Your personal training coach will improve your team’s performance with sport-specific training: agility, power, speed, strength and endurance.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

JFit Bootcamp
Get ready to challenge yourself in this high-energy group training that mixes traditional calisthenics and body-weight movement with intense interval and strength training.

Mondays & Wednesdays | 8:15am or 9:15am

Session 1
Wednesday, Aug. 16 – Monday, Sept. 18

Session 2
Monday, Oct. 16 – Wednesday, Nov. 15

Session 3
Monday, Nov. 20 – Wednesday, Dec. 20

Members: $150 per session

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Tween/Teen Bootcamp

Get your t(w)een off the couch to get in shape and have fun! This series is designed for children age 10 and up and improves coordination, fitness, speed, strength and functional movement.
Members: $150

Mondays & Wednesdays | 3:30-4:30pm

Session 1
Wednesday, Aug. 16 – Monday, Sept. 18

Session 2
Monday, Oct. 16 – Wednesday, Nov. 15

Session 3
Monday, Nov. 20 – Wednesday, Dec. 20

Mondays & Wednesdays | 4:30-5:30pm

Session 1
Wednesday, Aug. 16 – Monday, Sept. 18

Session 2
Monday, Oct. 16 – Wednesday, Nov. 15

Session 3
Monday, Nov. 20 – Wednesday, Dec. 20

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Introduction to Nutrition
Become aware of your nutritional habits and how they may be sabotaging your goals for weight and health. Learn how proper nutrition provides your body with the basic building blocks it needs to function properly.

  • 1 60-minute private session
  • 1 30-minute private follow-up session

Members: $120

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Nutrition Coaching
If you want to learn how to change your habits and optimize your health and vitality, this program is for you! Includes: nutritional behavior assessment, food journal analysis, personalized binder and nutritional education.

  • 1 60-minute private session
  • 3 30-minute private follow-up sessions

Members: $210

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Pilates

Pilates

NEW! Pilates Mat Class
Learn the fundamentals of Pilates in this fast-paced group class. Focus is on breath and core work. Learn how to stabilize the body and move stronger in life.
Free for all J members.

See our schedule.

Pilates Reformer Classes
Beginner or advanced, this class is for you! Brisk-paced, flowing movements on the Pilates Reformer provide a full-body workout that improves strength, form and coordination.

See our schedule.

Pilates Introductory Package

1 30-minute Pilates Reformer demo session and one 55-minute Pilates Reformer class
Members: Free

Pilates Reformer Group Classes
1 class – Members: $35
5 classes – Members: $125
10 classes – Members: $200
20 classes – Members: $300

Private/Semi-Private Pilates Reformer
Private and semi-private Pilates Reformer sessions are tailored to your unique needs and goals. Session techniques and equipment vary and evolve as your form, core strength and flexibility improve. Options include 55-minute, 30-minute and buddy sessions.

Private Sessions
1 private session
30-min – Members: $42
55-min – Members: $65
5 private sessions
30-min – Members: $200 ($40/session)
55-min – Members: $310 ($62/session)
10 private sessions
30-min – Members: $380 ($38/session)
55-min – Members: $590 ($59/session)

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7014 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Basketball

Ventura Basketball AcademyYouth Maccabi Basketball

Aug. 29 – Nov. 19
No practice or games the weeks of Sept. 18, Oct. 2 or Oct. 9

Swoosh and the crowd goes wild! This fun recreational league develops teamwork, sportsmanship, coordination and skill. Level-assessing clinics are held the first three weeks, then our coaches draft teams. There is a practice and a game each week starting Week 4. To make it fair and fun, this is a draft league; no friend or coach requests are accepted. Game T-shirt and awards included. Limited spots available.
Boys & Girls Grades Pre K-7

Parent Coaches
Each team must have 1-2 coaches per team. Coaches must attend the coach orientation, clinics, draft, practice and games. One coach must be present at all times. Coaches receive a game T-shirt and $25 off their registration fee for volunteering their time. All coaches are background checked.

Coach Orientation
Pre K-K: Aug. 29 | 5:15-5:45pm
Grades 1-2: Aug. 29 | 5:15-5:45pm
Grades 3-4: Aug. 31 | 5:15-5:45pm
Grades 5-7: Aug. 31 | 5:15-5:45pm

Coach Draft
Pre K-K: Sept. 12 | 5:45-6pm
Grades 1-2: Sept. 12 | 6:45-7pm
Grades 3-4: Sept. 14 | 6:45-7pm
Grades 5-7: Sept. 14 | 6:45-7pm

Clinics
Start week of Aug. 28
Pre K-K: Tuesday, Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 & 12 | 5-5:45pm
Grades 1-2: Tuesday, Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 & 12 | 6-6:45pm
Grades 3-4: Thursday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 7 & 14 | 6-6:45pm
Grades 5-7: Thursday, Aug. 31and Sept. 7 &14 | 6-6:45pm

Practice
Starts week of Sept. 26
Pre K-K: Sundays | 1-1:30pm
Grades 1-2: Tuesdays | 5-5:45pm
Grades 3-4: Thursdays | 5-5:45pm
Grades 5-7: Thursdays | 5:45-6:30pm

Sunday Games
Start Oct. 1
Times are subject to change, depending upon the number of teams in each division
Pre K-K: 1:30-2pm
Grades 1-2: 2pm
Grades 3-4: 3pm
Grades 5-7: 4pm

Members: $90 | Guests: $140 by Aug. 1
Members: $100 | Guests: $150 by Aug. 15
Members: $110 | Guests: $160 Aug. 16 and after

Limited spots available

NEW! End-of-Season Party Nov. 19 after each game!

Youth Basketball & J RUSH Soccer Special Offer!
Refer two friends and receive $25 off your registration fee! Open to the entire community – all are welcome!

Register today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Youth Soccer

Phoenix Rush Soccer ClubJ RUSH Recreational Soccer League

Sept. 11 – Nov. 15
No practice or games the weeks of Sept. 18, Oct.2 or Oct.9

Get your child in the game! J RUSH Recreational Soccer helps young players improve their motor skills, coordination and self-confidence. Practice and games are run by parent coaches and supervised by RUSH Soccer Club and our team of professionals. It is not about winning or losing—our weekly games are all about sportsmanship and being part of the community. Game T-shirt and awards included. Limited spots available. Boys & Girls ages 4-8

Parent Coaches
Each team must have 1-2 coaches per team. Coaches must attend the coach orientation, practices and games. One coach must be present at
all times. Coaches receive a game T-shirt and $25 off their registration fees for volunteering their time. All coaches are background checked.

Coach Orientation
Ages 4-8: Sept. 10 | 1-2pm

Practice
Mondays, 4:30-5:15pm

Games
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15pm

Members: $80 | Guests: $130 by Aug. 1
Members: $90 | Guests: $140 by Aug. 15
Members: $100 | Guests: $150 Aug. 16 and after

Limited spots available.

NEW! End-of-Season Party Nov. 15, 5:15-5:45pm

Youth Basketball & J RUSH Soccer Special Offer!
Refer two friends and receive $25 off your registration fee! Open to the entire community – all are welcome!

Register today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

The League

Jewish Youth Group Sports League – “The League”

Come join our sports league for Jewish teens between the grades of 9-12. The League is a collaborative effort of BBYO, NCSY, NFTY, USY and The J! This is THE place to be for Jewish teens on Sunday evenings. All athletes must be a part of a local Jewish Youth Group to participate.

Coming this winter – The League Basketball!

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

The League is funded in part by a grant from

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Maccabi

Maccabi

2017 Birmingham JCC Maccabi Games
July 30 – August 4
Team Phoenix is forming! We’re looking for teens to compete in the largest annual Jewish teen event in the country! They will create the memories of a lifetime while competing, collaborating and growing with other Jewish teens in this Olympic-style event!

Boys & Girls Ages 13-16
Participants must be age 13 by July 31, 2017 and cannot be 17 on or before July 31, 2017.

Parent/Athlete Informational Meetings
Monday, January 9, 6:30-7:15pm
Wednesday January 18, 6:30-7:15pm

Coach Interviews
Week of December 6
Did you miss your opportunity to go to the Maccabi Games as a teen? Go as a coach!

Available Sports

  • Boys Baseball & Flag Football
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys & Girls Basketball, Golf, Tennis, Table Tennis, Swimming, Dance, Soccer, Star Reporter and Track & Field

Early tryouts: January 29
Late tryouts: February 12

Maccabi Teen Events
March | Community Service Project | Current & alumni
May | Night Out Party | Current & alumni
July | Pool Party Kick-off Event
July | Special Maccabi Shabbat Service

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Sports + Recreation

Adult Basketball League

Tuesday Evenings: 7-9pm
Get your game on at The J and join one of our adult basketball leagues! We have three to choose from: Over 40 semi-competitive, B-2 competitive and B-3 semi-competitive. Each team is required to have one captain and 8-10 roster players.

Over 40 League
40 years or older
Tuesday, Oct. 3

Jules Firetag B-2 League
18 years or older
Thursday, Sept. 28

B-3 League
18 years or older
Thursday, Sept. 28

Game days are subject to change, depending upon the number of teams in each division.

Members: $65 | Guests: $85
If paid before the first game of the season
Members: $75 | Guests: $95
If paid after the first game of the season

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Adult Pickup Basketball
Just want to shoot some hoops? The J makes it easy for you to play pickup basketball for members ages 18+. This is a great opportunity to meet others and have some fun on the court!

Early-Play Sundays: 7:30-9:30am
Late-Play Sundays: 9:30-11:30am

Free for J Members

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Adult Flag Football

Adult Flag Football League

Come play in our semi-competitive flag football league for men 18 years or older. All teams play a total of seven regular season games and the top four teams make playoffs. Each team is required to have one captain and 9-12 roster players.
Coming in February!
Sundays, 9am-Noon
Team Fee: $500

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Kickball

NEW! J Coed Adult Kickball League

Join this fun recreational league for men and women 18+ and have a great time with friends away from the kids! Each team plays seven regular season games and the top six teams make playoffs. Each team is required to have one captain and 10-13 roster players with a minimum of four women per roster.

Wednesdays, Sept. 27-Dec. 13 | 6:30-9:30pm
No games the week of Oct. 9

Team Fee: $400

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Pickleball

Pickleball

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing racquet sports in the country! It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong and is fun for people of all skill levels and ages. Come play at The J and bring a friend!

Summer Indoor Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays | 7:15-9:15am

Fall Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays | 8-10am

Members: Free
Non-members are welcome for up to three drop-ins. $5 drop in fee.

For more information, contact us at 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Racquetball

Racquetball

Racquetball is not only a great workout, it is also a fun fitness activity for all ages and skill levels.

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4-6pm
Sundays | 9:30-11:30am

Members: Free
Non-members are welcome for up to three drop-ins. $5 drop in fee.

For more information, contact us at 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Racquetball, Ping Pong, Pickleball & Handball Expo!

Come learn about racquetball, ping pong, pickleball and handball. Our team of experts demonstrate winning techniques, then you join the action! Bring closed-toed shoes, protective eyewear, water bottle and racquetball racquets. All other equipment provided. Open to all ages. Members and Guests welcome.

Sunday, Sept. 10 | 9am-Noon

Free, but registration required.

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Preschool

Preschool Early Childhood Center Programs

Rosh Hashanah New Year’s Party
Sunday, Sept. 10 | 9:30-11:30am
Grandparents or honorary ones, come for a morning of New Year’s fun with your grandchild! We’ll celebrate the start of the Jewish New Year with lots of Rosh Hashanah activities, crafts and a special concert by the Valley’s own Todd Herzog. Don’t miss out on the fun! Space is limited.

Members: $10 per family of up to four; $2 per additional person

Guests: $20 per family of up to four; $3 per additional person

In partnership with
Above and Beyond, PJ Library, Temple Solel

Simply Sukkot and Simchat Torah
Sunday, Oct. 8 | 9-11am
Families, join us as we celebrate the joyous holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah. There will be fun activities, crafts, stories and more. Stay for Popsicles on the Playground. Free for our ECC families, but registration required. Guests: $5 per child.

Books Galore
Sunday, Nov. 12 | 9-11am
In celebration of National Jewish Book Month, PJ Library joins us with their favorite books for a StoryWalk,® complete with activities and crafts. We also have fun, book-themed snacks and a few other surprises. Stay for Popsicles on the Playground. Free for our ECC families, but registration required. Guests: $5 per child.

In partnership with
PJ Library

Havdalah Happiness
Saturday, Nov. 18 | 3-6pm
Cactus Park – 7202 E. Cactus Rd., Scottsdale – just south of The J Enjoy an afternoon of family fun! Go for a walk, play on the playground, make a Havdalah kit or participate in Family Yoga. We end Shabbat together with Havdalah led by Rabbi Crane from Congregation Or Tzion. Light snacks will be served. Free for our ECC families, but registration required. Guests $5 per child.

Popsicles on the Playground
Sundays, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & Dec. 10 | 11-11:45am
Join us for popsicles on the ECC playground. Friends and family welcome! Free for our ECC families and up to eight friends, but registration required.

For more information or to register, contact the youth department at 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Kids Camps

Kids Camps

Shemesh Summer Camp 2017
May 30 – August 4
There is something for every camper entering grades K-10!

  • New aquatics center!
  • Israeli culture, Shabbat & themed programs!
  • Weekly field trips!
  • Special guests!
  • Tween travel to Disneyland, Las Vegas, Albuquerque and San Diego!
  • Programs with Mad Science, Play Well, Vipers Basketball, Seth Korey Tennis, Rush Soccer, Circus School of Arizona, Youth theater

And much, much more!

Read all about Shemesh Summer Camp 2017 and register now!

Shemesh Camp at The J… All Year Long!
When school is on break, The J is the place to be! Your child enjoys all the fun of camp with art, drama, sports, swimming, games and more! Grades K-5

Fall Break Fun Days & Camp
Oct. 9-13 | 9am-3pm
Members: $200/week, $50/day per child | Guests: $300/week, $75*/day per child

Winter Break Fun Days & Camps
Dec. 26-29 & Jan. 2-5 | 9am-3pm
No camp on Mondays due to holidays
Members: $160/week, $50/day per child | Guests: $240/week, $75*/day per child

Extended AM: 7:30-9am
Members: $40/week, $12/day | Guests: $50/week, $15/day

Extended PM: 3-6pm
Members: $70/week, $15/day | Guests: $85/week, $18/day

All prices per child/per day. Club J pricing for year-round, 5-day-a-week Club J families. Minimum of 15 children needed.

For more information or to register, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Club J After School Programs

Club J & Enrichment After School Programs

Club J is an exciting, fun and educational after school program with low ratios and experienced, caring counselors and teachers. We provide quality classes, homework help and sports, but most importantly, we provide a safe, enriching place for your child to unwind after school.

For more information, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Enrichment Classes
Does your child love to play sports, cook or create art? Whatever your child’s interest, we have enrichment classes that are the perfect blend of fun and learning. No membership necessary, these classes are open to the community. Club J families who are registered for the same day receive 10% off!*

MONDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM

Sept. 11 – Nov. 13

Karate Kids: Safety & Self-Esteem
This introduction to Karate is perfect for grades Pre-K-5. It is a character based, age-appropriate stranger-danger program that builds safety and self-esteem. Children learn respect, self-discipline, social skills and concentration while developing the confidence to try new things and feel like a winner! New uniforms are an additional $25.
Members: $145 | Guests: $210

RUSH Soccer
Club J discount does not apply to RUSH Soccer. Read more.

TUESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM

Sept. 12 – Nov. 14

Karate Kids: Gold to Black Belts
Perfect for grades Pre-K-5 who have already earned their first belt. Our Karate Master continues to build their skills as they learn to become masters themselves!
Members: $145 | Guests: $210

WEDNESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM

Sept. 13 – Nov. 15

RUSH Soccer
Club J discount does not apply to RUSH Soccer. Read more.

THURSDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM

Sept. 14 – Nov. 16
No class Sept. 21 & Oct. 5

Kitchen Kids: From Book to Cook
Inspire your fledging chef with this fun and interactive class filled with new stories, foods and tastes! Each class ends with a story based on a holiday, theme or season. Students create related recipes as they learn about tools, techniques and kitchen safety. Includes cookbook of recipes made.
Members: $110 | Guests: $185

Girly GirlzGirly Girlz Club!

Girly-Girlz Scottsdale offers this special 4-week program for grades K-3!
Wednesdays, Oct. 4-25 | 4:30-5:30pm
Every Girly Girlz’s (and boy’s) dream come true! We will decorate our own fashion, get glammed up, learn hair twists, practice etiquette, make our own jewelry and more! Be a part of the girliest club on earth! Limited to 12 spots.
Members: $50 | Guests: $75

For more information or to register, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Peter Pan Jr.

Youth Theater

Michele Kahn returns to direct our fall production of Peter Pan Jr.! Professional acting coaches and J staff ensure your child has a wonderful time while gaining acting experience, learning choreography and taking the stage in our end-of-the-season performance. Funded in part by the Molly Blank Foundation.

Auditions: Sun., Aug. 20, 12:30-2pm and 2:15-3:45pm.

For more information on audition and production dates, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Tween & Teen Programs

Tween & Teen Programs

Tween/Teen Lounge
Monday-Thursday | 3:30-6pm
Friday | 3:30-5pm
Free for our J tween and teen members! Our lounge is a great place for 6-12 graders to relax after school with school friends, J friends and new friends. Video games, wifi, basketball and staff-run challenges add to the fun.

For more information and registration, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Family not a J member? No problem!
We want The J to be your t(w)een’s home away from home, so we created a new membership just for them. For just $30* a month, children 11 & 12 years of age can work out in our cardio area, play basketball, hit the racquetball and sports courts or just hang out in the Teen Lounge with friends. Those 13 and older can also use the weight room and aquatics facilities without parental supervision. Does not qualify for member discounts on programs, including camp.

For more information, contact Membership at 480.634.4909 or membership@vosjcc.org.

School's Out

School’s Out

No school? No worries…it’s just more fun at The J! We have a variety of activities including sports, arts, games and more. Grades K-5 at Archway, Pardes, SUSD and PVUSD

Program Hours: 9am-3pm
Club J: $35 | Members: $50 | Guests: $75*

Extended AM: 7:30-9am
Club J: Free | Members: $8 | Guests: $12*

Extended PM: 3-6pm M-Th; 3-5pm F
Club J: Free | Members: $16 | Guests: $24*

*All prices per child/per day. Club J pricing for year-round, 5-day-a-week Club J families. Minimum of 10 children needed.

For more information or to register, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out at The J

It is really parent’s night out! Drop your kids off at The J for a fun evening with friends. They will enjoy dinner, themed activities and a movie while you have a kid-free evening! Grades Pre-K-5
Members: $10 | Guests: $20
Price per child per night out.

Splish Splash!
Saturday, Aug. 26 | 6-10pm
Bring your swimsuit! We are welcoming back KNO with a splash! Come ready for lots of games, fun team challenges in the pool, splash pad fun and a dive-in movie! Dinner and snacks provided. Movie: Shark Tale

Thanks to Jman Entertainment for providing our music.

Walk the Plank!
Saturday, Sept. 23 | 6-10pm
Arghhhh Matey! All sailors and pirates come dressed ready to set sail! Join us for a treasure hunt, cookie decorating and Capture the Flag! Shiver your timbers with the rest of The J crew! Yummy dinner and Pirate Booty snacks provided. Movie: Peter Pan

It Is A Scooby Doo Mystery
Saturday, Oct. 21 | 6-10pm
Calling all lovers of magic and mystery! Follow the clues for an evening full of surprises and a whodunit dinner! Dinner and Scooby snacks provided. Movie: Scooby Doo

Chanukah Holiday Hurrah!
Saturday, Dec. 9 | 6-10pm
Wear your comfiest PJs to snuggle up with hot cocoa by the fire (pits), play festive games and create snow globes to take home! Dinner and snacks provided. Movie: Happy Feet

For more information, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Birthday Parties

Kids Birthday Parties

Why stress? We do it all and we clean up the mess! Relax and let The J take care of all the details. Whatever the theme, we will make your child’s special day fun and memorable, and best of all… we clean up the mess.

Craft Party
Your budding artist will love this one! With the help of our art specialists, party goers create fun, age-appropriate crafts such as pillows, clay projects and even stained glass!
Members: $375 up to 20 children
$8 per additional child

Pajama/Spa Party
Your child and her friends enjoy a spa day in their PJs! Our ‘spa specialists’ will pamper your party goers with manicures, cucumber facials, makeup and hair! Fun games round out this party.
Members: $300 up to 20 children
$12 per additional child

Sports Party
Perfect for the active child! Our head coach and referee keep the fun going with games such as dodge ball, basketball and more! Let your birthday child pick their favorite sports & teams!
Members: $350 up to 20 children
$8 per additional child

Swim & Splash Party
Enjoy our gorgeous aquatics center with two sparkling pools and 2,500-square-foot splash pad. A staff member is in the pool playing games and helping create a splashin’ good time! Professional lifeguards on duty.
Members: $450 up to 20 children & 20 adults
$12 per additional child; $15 per additional adult

Rock Wall Add-On
Want a bit more adventure? Add an additional thrill to your party package! Enjoy an additional hour at our 26-foot rock wall with trained staff.
Members: $125 up to 20 children
$8 per additional child

Generic paper goods and balloons are included. Themed paper goods and/or balloons are additional and available upon request. All parties are two hours.

Ask us about our partnership with Storybook Entertainment to bring some of your favorite characters to your party!

For more information and to schedule a party, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Let's Get Together

Let’s Get Together

Free monthly programs open to the entire community.

Let’s Talk: Current-Events Discussion Group

First Wednesdays | 2-3:30pm
Bill Adler leads a stimulating discussion each month on the events of the week. Bring your ideas to share with the group. All-new program format!

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

NEW! Let’s Retire$

Third Mondays | 11am-Noon
Meets September-December
Join David Cohn, retired business owner and investment banker, as he shares his wealth of knowledge for finding your passion in ‘giving back’ and planning for the next fabulous stage of your life. Different topic each month.

Opening Discussion: September 18

  • Taking the uncertainty out of the rest of your life
  • Planning, planning, and more planning
  • Capturing your financial needs the rest of your life
  • Developing “bucket” planning
  • Benefactor strategies

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Let’s Eat: Mature Mavens Dinner

Third Thursdays | 5pm
No program in September
Make new friends as you meet for dinner and socialize. Dinner is separate checks.

Please contact Bunnye at 602.371.3744 for our current schedule of restaurants and reserve your place!

Let’s Knit: Sit & Knit

Every Tuesday | 1:30-3:30pm
Share the pleasure of knitting, crocheting, etc. and help others with a project or pattern. Can’t knit? We can teach you! Every level welcome. No reservation necessary.

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Let’s Be Strong & Single

First Thursdays, September-December
10-11am
No program in October
Are you a middle-aged woman who is recently widowed or divorced and finding yourself single again after many years? These informative 60-minute workshops will help you find the confidence to begin the next fabulous chapter of your life. Free and open to all – must register.

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Presented by
The Silver Compass A Plus Resumes

Let’s Appreciate Art: Art All Around Us

Now on Tuesdays
Third Tuesdays | 11am-Noon
Share the world of art with special visual presentations each month by docents from the Phoenix Art Museum.

September 19
Cornelia Parker: Monuments, Memories and Movies
Docent: Eileen Crowley

October 17
Woman in Gold: The Art of Gustave Klimt
Docent: Marie Stewart

November 21
Uncovering the Masters: New technologies, Old secrets
Docent: Debra Bindy

December 19
Faberge Imperial Eggs: Czarina Marie
Docent: Katherine Entrekin

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Smile on Seniors

Collaborative Programs with Smile on Seniors

The J is proud to present new collaborative programs for active adults. All the programs are held at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center and are free unless otherwise noted.

All programs run September-December unless otherwise noted.

It’s Not Just Lunch
First Wednesdays | Noon-1:30pm
No program in October
Back by popular demand, the It’s Not Just Lunch program. Great food, speaker and new topics each month. Enjoy a full kosher lunch and stay for Let’s Talk at 2pm! Suggested donation: $5.

For information & required RSVP, please contact Chani, 602.492.7670 or Chani@sosaz.org.

Discussion with the Rabbi
Third Thursdays | 11am-Noon
No program in September and December
Rabbi Levi Levertov leads stimulating discussion on issues relevant to Judaism in contemporary society. Bring questions, he has answers! Reservations are encouraged. No meeting in April.

For information & required RSVP, please contact Chani, 602.492.7670 or Chani@sosaz.org.

Schmooze & Pastry with Chani
Fourth Tuesdays | 11am-Noon
No program in September and December
Enjoy homemade pastries and warm conversation on a variety of interesting topics led by Chani Levertov. No meeting in April.

For information & required RSVP, please contact Chani, 602.492.7670 or Chani@sosaz.org.

Community Programs at The J

Gentlemen Enjoying Leisure Group

First Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm
Meet monthly for discussions and fun extracurricular activities.

For more information, please contact Ken Dry at totalexposure2@gmail.com.

JACS Support Group

First & Third Wednesdays, 7:30pm
This group provides hope, strength and support for Jewish alcoholics and addicts, as well as their families and friends. All are welcome – affiliated (from reform to orthodox) or unaffiliated – with Judaism; connected or alienated. Spouses and children of addicts, parents dealing with the pain of their loved one’s addiction, and addicts who are struggling or celebrating sobriety from across the spectrum of Jewish life come together to create a strong spirit of unity. Inquiries and meetings are anonymous.

For more information, please contact the Marcy at jacsarizona@gmail.com.

Jewish Study Group: Nosh & Knowledge

Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm
Meets August-May
Explore a variety of non-political Jewish topics, including people, history, current events, laws, culture, humor, food and Israel. Each participant reads a section of a select article which is followed by spirited discussion.

Register today! Contact Bob Kalish, 602.375.3660 or joboaz@cox.net.

Brandeis National Committee – Arizona Authors Speaker Series

Third Mondays, 12:30-2pm
Meets October-April
Arizona’s authors contribute much to the literary world. Each month, meet an author who is either from Arizona, resides in Arizona or uses Arizona as a locale for their books.
Brandeis members: Free | Guests: $5 per month.

Register with Merrill Kalman, 480.296.3355 or mskbflo@aol.com.

Parkinson's Classes

Parkinson’s Classes

We have regular classes each week to progressively improve functional movement. In addition, we have special workshops.
PWR!Moves™ and PWR!CIRCUIT™
This program helps those with Parkinson’s to improve functional movement. Tailored exercises target motor- and non-motor PD symptoms. This class can be adapted for individuals with minimal to moderate levels of disease severity.
Mondays, Noon-1pm PWR!MOVES 2™
Tuesdays, Noon-1pm PWR!MOVES 1™
Thursdays, Noon-1pm PWR!Circuit 3™
Members: FREE | Guests: $8

PWR!Moves 1™
This entry-level class completes the majority of exercises and stretches in a chair or while standing. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

PWR!Moves 2™
This class includes PWR!Moves 1™ movements in addition to prone and supine floor exercises. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker, get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

PWR!Circuit 3™
Integrates previous PWR!Moves™ skills into a more advanced workout with instructor-guided exercise stations. Stations include cardio, strength training, agility, coordination, balance and flexibility. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker, get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair, get on and off equipment independently and follow group instructions independently.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s Boxing
Fight back against Parkinson’s. This 45-minute class improves stamina, speed, coordination, postural imbalances and encourage deep breathing. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesdays, Noon-12:45pm
Session 1: September 5-26
Session 2: October 3-24
Session 3: November 7-28
Session 4: December 5-26

Members: $50 | Guests: $70
Minimum of 5 participants required

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s Hydrorider Aqua Cycling
Jump in our heated pool and cycle your way to safe and effective fitness. This non-impact, 45-minute class improves endurance, strength and flexibility. Close-toed shoes and a minimum of 3 participants and pre-registration required.

Wednesdays, Noon-12:45pm
Session 1: September 6-27
Session 2: October 11-November 1
Session 3: November 8-December 6 No class Nov. 22

Members: $50 | Guests: $65

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s Wellness at The J

Parkinson’s Caregivers Workshop
Friday, Nov. 3 | 10am-2pm
Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to be the best caregiver possible. Enjoy lunch and relax and visit with other caregivers. In addition, you’ll experience:

  • Barre Fusion
  • Beginning Boxing
  • Journaling
  • & More!

FREE and open to the community.

Pre-registration is required by Oct. 30 with the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at 1.877.620.4111.

In partnership with
Barrow Neurological Institute and Belmont Village

Parkinson’s Support Group
For those with PD & their caregivers
Second Fridays, Sept. – Dec. | 10-11:30am
A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can evoke a wide range of emotions. A strong social support network can help. You are not alone. Come meet others who understand. Share resources and support. Learn from guest speakers with time for sharing and discussion. Facilitated by Patty Hatton, CTRS, from the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute.

For more information, please call Barrows at 602.406.3840.

In partnership with
Barrow

Mahjong + Bridge

Mahjong + Bridge

Mahjong: Beginner
Want to learn how to play Mahjong? Join us! Whether you have never played or simply want a refresher, this is the class for you. Mahjong cards must be purchased before the first session. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Session 1: 6 weeks

Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18
10am-noon
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 8 | Max. 12

Session 2: 6 weeks
Wednesdays, October 25 – November 29
10am-Noon
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 8 | Max. 12

Register online or contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Mahjong: Intermediate – New day and time!

Learn strategies and techniques to improve your game. Though this class includes a brief overview, it is for those who have already taken a beginner class. Playing with instructor assistance will help you take your game to the next level. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Session 1: 6 weeks
Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18
12:30-2:30pm
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 8 | Max. 12

Session 2: 6 weeks
Wednesdays, October 25 – November 29
12:30-2:30pm
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 8 | Max. 12

Register online or contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Bridge: Beginner – Now on Mondays!

Learn to play the world’s greatest card game, exercise your mind and have fun! Whether you have never played, want a refresher or to refine your skills for the next level, this is the class for you. Lots of practice hands will help you gain the skills needed to up your game. Instructor: Frank Bigham.

Session 1: 6 weeks
Mondays, September 11 – October 16
9:30-11:30am
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 10 | Max. 12

Session 2: 6 weeks
Mondays, October 23 – November 27
9:30-11:30am
Members: $75 | Guests: $100
Min. 10 | Max. 12

Register online or contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Crystal Bridge

Crystal Bridge at The J

Starting Monday, October 30!
Come meet new players and have a great time!

Bridge: Advanced Supervised Play
9-11:30am | Mini-lesson until 9:15am
Our morning game will be every Monday from 9:00-11:30am. This will be a supervised bid, play and learn where you can earn master points. Instructor: Maddy Bloom
Drop in: $10/per person

Bridge: Sanctioned Game 0-750 Masters Points
12:30-4pm
Mondays following the morning game, starting at 12:30pm will be a regular sanctioned ACBL duplicate game limited to 0-750 master points. Instructor: Maddy Bloom
Drop in: $10/per person

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Family Programs

Family Programs

Pizza in the Hut Returns!
Thursday, Sept. 28 | 5:30-7pm
Celebrate Sukkot at The J with your entire family! Crafts, music and pizza all under the Sukkah!

For more information, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Character Breakfast
Monday, Dec. 25 | 9-11am
Spend a family-friendly morning at The J with your favorite characters while you enjoy latkes, DJ, dancing, games and take-home arts and crafts!

In partnership with
Able Financial Group

Members: $25 | Guests: $40
Per family up to 4 people; additional $5 per person. Children under 12 are free.

For more information, contact the youth department at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Our family programs are presented in partnership with
PJ Library