Programs

Aquatics

Aquatics

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.

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

J 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.

Monthly Fee:
Once a week: M: $80 | G: $120
Twice a week: M: $120 | G: $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.

BRONZE: Intermediate Groups
Level 1: 4-6 practices a week M: $75 | Guests: $125
Level 2: 4-6 practices a week M: $75 | Guests: $125

JUNIOR OLYMPICS: Advanced Groups
JO 1 Silver: 4-6 practices a week including Dryland M: $150 | G: $200
JO 2: 4-6 practices a week including Dryland M: $150 | G: $200

SENIOR
Level 1: 6-9 practices a week including Dryland M: $150 | G: $200
Level 2: 6-9 practices a week including Dryland M: $175 | G: $200

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, Wed & Fri | 5:30-6:30am
Mon-Fri: Noon-1pm
Sat & Sun: 11am-Noon

M: $50 | G: $75 / per month, includes Adult Water Polo

Register for J Masters today! For 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: M: $50 | G: $75

Register for youth and adult private swim lessons 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.

Mon & Wed | 6-7pm
Fri | 4-5:30pm
Sun | 2:30-4pm

Monthly Fee: M: $75 | Guests: $100

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.

Sun | 4-5:30 pm

Monthly fee includes Masters: M: $75 | G: $100

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

J Lifeguard Training Classes
Register in one of our monthly American Red Cross-certification courses that teach: lifeguarding responsibilities, 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. Registration is final.

Class Fee: $275 includes CPR mask.

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

J Swim Shop

Visit JSwimshop.com to purchase all of your J Swim gear and/or apparel, including swimsuits, goggles, fins, paddles, snorkels, baby diapers and much more!

Also open daily by the activity pool!

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

Aqua Core
This 30-minute shallow-water class focuses on core strength, full body toning, 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.

Group Fitness

Group Fitness

The J offers more than 80 group classes each week to help you achieve your fitness goals, including Barre Fusion, BODYPUMP™️, J Cross-Train, Cycle Barre, Fit for Life, Heart & Sole, Pilates Reformer, Strength & More, Tai Chi, TRX Suspension, Yoga and Zumba. Ages 13+.

Our IC7 Lifetime Fitness Cycle Bikes with integrated Coach by Color system will maximize your training experience and help you reach your goals faster.

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

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 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.

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.

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

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

H.I.I.T Body
Build a better body and a better you by joining us in H.I.I.T. Body. This High Intensity Interval Training class will develop those lean muscles and melt away fat by keeping you on your toes with Step, boxing, interval, BOSU, and much more! Level 2-3.

The Mashup
A workout for all levels that includes Strength & Agility, HIIT, and Mind Body. This is an amazing fitness combination that will have you achieving results faster while working on your cardiovascular and strength endurance. Level 1-3.

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

J Step
J-Step is an energizing workout using a height-adjustable step and full body movements on, over and around the step. “Step” back in to a class developed as a high intensity, yet low impact workout. Improve your Strength, Coordination and Endurance by learning choreographed routines. Level 1-3.

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.

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!

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!

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.

NEW! Get Fit & Make Friends! Join The J’s Walking Club!
Every Monday at 9am starting September 24

Start your week with a brisk 1- to 2-mile walk in The J neighborhood. Bring water, walking shoes and meet us at the flagpole. Strollers, dogs and all walking paces are welcome.

Free for J members.

For more information, contact Kristina at 480.481.1797 or kristinab@vosjcc.org.

Yoga

Yoga

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

Yoga at Lululemon at the Quarter
Sundays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 | 10:30-11:30am

The J is Studio of the Month for October. 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 more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Private Yoga Training
Individualize your yoga practice to ensure that postures are performed optimized in alignment with your body. Great for all levels.

55-min session | M: $75

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

Sunrise/Sunset Yoga

Join us for a beautiful yoga practice as we enjoy the Arizona sunrise/sunset. Classes held outside in the east amphitheater. Dress appropriately and bring water. Free and open to the public.

Sunrise Yoga

Fridays | 5:30am | Sept. 7 & 21 and Oct. 12 & 26

Sunset Yoga

Tuesdays | 6pm | Oct. 9 & 12

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

Wine Down Wednesday
Wednesday, Sept. 5 | 7pm

Relax and unwind with a glass of wine after your outdoor yoga experience. Wine is available to participants age 21+.

Free and open to the public.

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 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.

New Member Package
10 30-minute sessions | $399
Offer expires December 31, 2018

PT30 Bundle
Want results fast? Watch how quickly changes happen when you combine a personal nutrition program with personal training!
8 30-minute Personal Training sessions
Nutritional Coaching package (see above)
M: $499

Women on Weights
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Aug. 28-Nov. 8
This small-group personal training program for women produces results! Learn proper technique to build strength, endurance, balance and stability during a fun full-body workout. Includes weight-room exercises, free weights, machines, bands, BOSU, TRX & more!
18-class package: M: $269
6-class package: M: $108
Per-class drop-in: M: $20

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

Individual Personal Training*

1 session
30-min – Members: $50
60-min – Members: $80

10 sessions
30-min – Members: $450
60-min – Members: $750

20 sessions
30-min – Members: $800
60-min – Members: $1400

40 sessions
30-min – Members: $1400
60-min – Members: $2600

Individual Teen Training*

1 session
30-min – Members: $45
60-min – Members: $75

10 sessions
30-min – Members: $400
60-min – Members: $700

20 sessions
30-min – Members: $700
60-min – Members: $1300

*All packages must be used within six months of purchase date.

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.

MX4

MX4

Discover our innovative group training program! MX4 is the ultimate fitness experience; this results-driven program focuses on cardio, power, strength and endurance. Whether you’re striving to shed a few pounds, enhance performance or improve overall fitness, MX4 will help you achieve more with a mix of personal trainer attention, camaraderie and challenging progressive workouts. Get Fit… Get Social Now with MX4!

Introductory Offer
1 FREE WEEK of unlimited classes! Sign up at our Membership Desk or call 480.481.7090.

Packages and Pricing
Drop-in: $15
4-pack with automatic payments: $49/month
8-pack with automatic payments: $79/month
Unlimited with automatic payments: $99/month
10 sessions, no automatic payment: $129
20 sessions, no automatic payment: $239

Teen Packages and Pricing
Drop-in: $12
4-pack with automatic payments: $39/month
8-pack with automatic payments: $59/month
Unlimited with automatic payments: $79/month
10 sessions, no automatic payment: $109
20 sessions, no automatic payment: $199

* Cancelation notification must be made 30 days in advance of your automated MX4 monthly bill cycle.

See our schedule and book an MX4 class with the MINDBODY app today! For more information or other registration options, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Wellness and Nutrition

Wellness + Nutrition

Nutrition*

1 session
30-min – Members: $45
60-min – Members: $75

10 sessions
30-min – Members: $400
60-min – Members: $700

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

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 480.481.7015 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 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

*All packages must be used within six months of purchase date.

Pilates

Pilates / Fascial Stretch Therapy

Allegro 2 Tower of Power is the most intuitive, easy-to-use Pilates reformer on the market. The infinity bar allows for easier transitions with exercises, more versatility and quicker set-up time. Reformer plus trapeze will take your workout to the next level.

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

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.

Pilates Reformer Classes
Brisk-paced, flowing movements on the Pilates Reformer provide a full- body workout that improves core strength, balance and flexibility. Our studio includes reformers with Trapeze and Combo Chairs. If you are new to Pilates, try one of our slower-paced Fundamental Reformer classes.

Introduction to Pilates
One 55-minute Pilates Reformer class.

Members: Free

Pilates Reformer Class Packages*
1 class – Members: $35
5 classes – Members: $125
10 classes – Members: $200
20 classes – Members: $300

*All packages must be used within six months of purchase date.

Private Fascial Stretch Therapy Sessions*
Using a comprehensive and gentle approach to stretching, our certified Facial Stretch Therapist guides you through lengthening movements that have therapeutic and lasting effects on your body, including pain relief, increased range of motion, improved athletic performance and stress management.

1 session
30-min – Members: $52
55-min – Members: $75

5 sessions
30-min – Members: $225
55-min – Members: $350

*All packages must be used within six months of purchase date. Times based on instructor availability and by appointment only.

Basketball

Ventura Basketball AcademyYouth Basketball

Jeff Berkowitz Youth Basketball Skills Clinic
Sunday, Aug. 19 & Aug. 26 and/or Sept. 23 & 30

Pre K-7 girls and boys learn all facets of the game and how to improve strength, fundamentals and techniques from Ventura Viper coaches and J Sports staff. Coach Vaughn and his exceptional team teaches participants how to be champions on and off the court. Register today, these clinics fill up fast!

Pre K-K: 1pm
Grades 1-2: 2pm
Grades 3-4: 3pm
Grades 5-7: 4pm

M: $15 | G: $25 if child participates in one clinic
M: $20 | G: $40 if child participates in both clinics

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

Jeff Berkowitz Middle School 3-on-3 Basketball League
Sundays, Oct. 7-Dec. 16 | 5pm-6pm
No game on Dec. 2

Is your 5th-7th grader ready for some basketball? The 3-on-3 league is a fast-paced, fun and competitive half-court basketball league. It differs from a traditional 5-on-5 league in the:

  • Number of players on the court (3 per team)
  • Number of players on a roster (4-6 players = 3 + 1 to 3 substitutes)
  • Size of the court (1/2 basketball court with 1 basket)
  • Rules and regulations adjusted for 3-on-3 competition

Before Sept. 23: M:$100 | G: $150
After Sept. 23: M:$125 | G: $175

Limited spots available. Registration for each league is limited to 36 players. Register early.

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

Jeff Berkowitz Youth Basketball League
Sundays, Oct. 7-Dec. 16
No game on Dec. 2

Get your child on the court with our newly structured program that includes five weeks of skill development followed by exciting games and tournament play. Program features include:

  • Three weeks of skill development and instruction
  • Two weeks of skill-development exhibition game play
  • Five weeks of league and tournament play
  • Tuesday Night Skill with Youth Basketball Coaches
  • Special theme days throughout the season
  • Closing awards banquet

Skills Day/Exhibitions
Sunday, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4
Pre K-K: Sundays | 1pm
Grades 1-2: Sundays | 2pm
Grades 3-4: Sundays | 3pm

Practices and Games
Sunday, Nov. 11, 18, 25 and Dec. 9 & 16
Pre K-K: Sundays | 1pm
Grades 1-2: Sundays | 2-3:30pm
Grades 3-4: Sundays | 3:30-5pm

Before Sept. 23: M:$100 | G: $150
After Sept. 23: M:$125 | G: $175

Limited spots available. Registration for each league is limited to 36 players. Register early.

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

Adaptive Sports Academy – Basketball
Sundays, Oct. 7-Nov. 11 | Noon-1pm

Our inclusive basketball program is adapted for children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each participant partners with a volunteer and together learns the basic fundamental skills of basketball. This fun program fosters self-confidence and self- esteem in a community environment.

M: $80 | G: $120

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

Youth Soccer

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J RUSH Recreational Soccer
Aug 13. – Oct. 8
Practice: Mondays | 4:30-5:15pm
Games: Wednesdays | 4:30-5:15pm

Get your child in the game! J RUSH Recreational Soccer helps young players improve their motor skills, coordination and self-confidence. Our program focuses on developmentally appropriate basic game skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. Weekly game emphasis is not on winning or losing; it’s about sportsmanship, fun & friendship, and being a part of our community. Game T-shirt and awards included. Boys & girls ages 4-6.

Before Aug. 8: M: $100 | G: $150
After Aug. 8: M: $125 | G: $175

Limited spots available. Register early.

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

AOS Soccer Clinic
Oct. 8-11 | 9am-4:30pm
Dec. 27-31 | 9am-4:30pm

The Athlete of Significance Sports Leadership Clinic is a unique, transformational clinic experience designed to develop athletes from the inside out. This in-depth classroom leadership program, in addition to practicing technical and tactical skills on the field, will up your athlete’s ability to excel both on and off the field.

M: $315 | G: $395

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

The League

Jewish Youth Group Sports League – “The League”

Join our basketball league for Jewish teens grades 8-12. 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 Jewish youth group. Top four teams make playoffs! Game T-shirt included.

Watch for more information about our upcoming season!

The League is funded in part by the Howard A. Levey Memorial Fund and
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Maccabi

Maccabi

2018 Orange County JCC Maccabi Games – August 5-10

Participate in the largest annual Jewish teen event in the country. A once-in-a-lifetime Olympic experience to compete, collaborate and grow with other Jewish teens!

The Maccabi Experience… creating memories since 1969!

Sports
Boys: Baseball and Lacrosse
Girls: Volleyball and Softball
Boys & Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Dance, Star Reporter, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis and Track & Field

For more information, contact maccabi@vosjcc.org.

Sports + Recreation

Adult Basketball League

J Adult Basketball League
All games are played Tuesday or Thursday evenings between 7-10pm

Get your game on at The J and join one of our Adult Basketball Leagues! We offer three leagues: Mellow Over 40 rec league, B-2 competitive and B-3 semi-competitive. All of the teams play eight regular season games and the top eight teams make playoffs. Each team is required to have one captain and 8-10 roster players. Must be registered by Sept. 7.

Mellow Over 40: 40 years or older
Tuesdays | 6pm or 7pm games
Season begins Oct. 2

Jules Firetag B-2 league: Competitive – 18 years or older
Tuesdays | 7pm, 8pm or 9pm games
Season begins Oct. 2

B-3 League: Semi-competitive – 18 years or older
Thursdays | 7pm, 8pm or 9pm games
Season begins Oct. 4

Game days and times 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
Wednesdays | 7-9pm
Sundays: Early-Play, 7:30-9:30am | Late-Play, 9:30-11:30am

Just want to shoot some hoops? The J makes it easy for you to play with pickup basketball on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings for ages 18 years or older. This is a great opportunity to meet other members on the court and have some fun!

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

NEW! Ultimate Frisbee at The J
Wednesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 12 | 6-8pm | Playoffs Dec. 19

Teens and adults, join our inaugural league! Combining the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, this is the ultimate game for any sports enthusiast! Come play with us…make friends, have fun and get fit!

M:$65 | G:$85

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

Pickleball

Pickleball

Social Drop-in: Mon., Wed., Fri. and Sat. | 8-10am
Beginner Play:Tuesdays | 8-10am
Intermediate/Advanced Play: Thursdays | 8-10am
Time is subject to change

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.

Free for J members.

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

Racquetball

Racquetball League

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

With a state-of-the-art racquetball court, there is no stopping a good game! Racquetball is not only a great workout, it is also a fun fitness activity for all ages and skill levels.

Free for J members.

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

Preschool

Preschool Early Childhood Center Programs

For more information, please contact 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Register now for the 2018-2019 school year!
Our experienced teachers help young minds and bodies grow through art, music, movement and cognitive skills. Your child is encouraged to explore, question, think and grow. Registration opens to J Families on January 26 and to the public on February 26!

For information and registration, please contact 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Travel Around The World With Camp Kochavim This Summer!
We’ll visit all seven continents and experience all the sights, sounds and tastes of their countries. Registration opens to J Families on February 22 and to the public on February 26!

Read more about our Kochavim Preschool Camp! For information and registration, please contact 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

New Year’s Pre-School Party
Sunday, Aug. 26 | 10-11:30am

Help us usher in the Jewish New Year! Join us for Rosh Hashanah-themed activities and snacks followed by a concert from renowned artist Craig Parks.

ECC Families: $15 per family of up to 4 members; $3 per additional person. Guests: $25 per family of up to 4 members; $5 per additional person.

In partnership with Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix NowGen, Temple Chai, Pardes, Makor, and PJ Library.

Register by Aug. 24 at vosjcc.org/eccnewyears.

Simply Simchat Torah
Sunday, Sept. 30 | 9:30-11:30am

Join us for Simchat Torah-themed activities and snacks. We will have so much fun celebrating the Torah!

Free for ECC Families; $5 for each guest family.

Please RSVP to earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Fun with Noah
Sunday, Oct. 14 | 9:30-11:30am

Families enjoy a fun morning reading favorite Noah’s Ark stories. We will also have a blast making and eating the rainbow!

Free for ECC Families; $5 for each guest family.

Please RSVP to earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Amazing Artist
Sunday, Nov. 18 | 9:30-11:30am

Spend the morning creating gorgeous pieces of art to hang and art to eat!

Free for ECC Families; $5 for each guest family.

Please RSVP to earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Programs in partnership with

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PJ Library

PJ Library

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

PJ by the Pool – Stories & Songs of Summer

Every Wednesday, June 6 – July 25 | 9:30-10:30am
No session July 4

Everyone welcome! Join us for stories, songs, splash pad and icy sweet treats. Toddlers through 3 years old.

Members: Free | Guests: $5

Check in at the Membership Desk with J badge or payment. Questions? Contact 480.481.7035 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

Sukkah Celebration!
Sunday, Sept. 16 | 9:30-11am

Kids have fun with a treasure hunt around The J to find materials to make their own mini Sukkah and together, make an edible Sukkah for a snack!

M: Free | G: $5 per child

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

It’s A Mitzvah!
Sunday, Nov. 11 | 9:30-11am

It’s a morning of Mitzvah making with stories, crafts and sorting canned goods to donate to a local food bank!

M: Free | G: $5 per child

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

Mommy & Me
Tuesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20 | 9:30-10:45am

Children ages 1.5 to 3 and their parents (or grandparents) participate in a fun, meaningful 8-weeks of curriculum based on PJ Library books! Focus is on Jewish holidays and values, Shabbat and Israel. Jewish families connect in a warm, welcoming, inclusive environment.

  • Interactive PJ story circle time
  • Music and movin’
  • Arts and crafts
  • Snack and schmoozin’

M: $125 | G: $200

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

Kids Camps

Kids Camps

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!

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

School’s Out Holiday Camp

No school? No worries! We have camp! Holiday camp includes a variety of activities including sports, arts, games, swim and more. Grades K-4 for Pardes, SUSD and PVSD.

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

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

Extended PM: 3-6pm Mon.-Thurs.; 3-5pm Fri.
Club J: Free | Members: $16 | Guests: $24*

*All prices per child/per day.

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

Shemesh Camp at The J… All Year Long!

Shemesh Camp at The JWhen 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-4.

Fall Break Camp: Oct. 8-12 | 9am-3pm
M: $200 | G: $300 per week
M: $50 | G: $75* per day

Winter Break Camp: Dec. 24 – Jan. 4 | 9am-3pm
M: $200 | G: $300 per week
M: $50 | G: $75* per day

*All prices per child/per day. Extended AM/PM pricing available.

For more information, 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.

Download the 2018/2019 School Year Registration Form

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!*

Watch out for more about our after school enrichment offerings this fall!

MONDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM
Session 2: Mar. 19 – Apr. 30

Chess
Has your child ever wanted to learn how to play chess, acquire strategies for their game play, or develop tournament skills? This weekly afterschool class will unite all levels and lovers of chess! Taught by experienced chess master, Ian.
Members: $100 | Guests: $150 per session

Register online for Chess Session 2 today!

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

TUESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM

Karate Kids: Gold to Black Belts
Mar. 20 – May 1

Perfect for kids who have already earned their first belt. Our Karate Master continues to build on their skills and master themselves! Grades Pre-K-5
Members: $145 | Guests: $210

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

WEDNESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM
Mar. 21 – May 2

Computers & Coding, Cool!
We live in a world driven by devices and the code within them. Kids learn computational thinking concepts and the principles of software development in a fun environment. They solve puzzles and build games while gaining a tech literacy to thrive in our new world. Grades 2-5
Members: $125 | Guests: $200

Register online for Computers & Coding, Cool! today!

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

THURSDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM
Session 2: Mar. 22 – May 3

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 theme or season. Students create related recipes as they learn about tools, techniques and kitchen safety. Includes cookbook of recipes made. Grades Pre-K-5
Members: $135 | Guests: $200 per session

Register online for Kitchen Kids: From Book to Cook Session 2 today!

Semi-Private Tutoring at the J
Mar. 22 – May 3

Does your child need help with literacy and comprehension? Ms. B can help!

Ms. B is dual-certified teacher and provides small-group, personalize tutoring in a variety of literacy skills:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Close reading and annotation
  • Note-taking and summarizing
  • Composition
  • Grammar
  • Proofreading and editing

These core competencies can also help with students struggling with math (word problems) and science and other subjects (comprehending dense text). In addition, Ms. B can help students with time management, organization and daily/weekly planning and study strategies.

Members: $135 | Guests: $200 for the session

Register online for Semi-Private Tutoring at the J today!

Youth Theater

Youth Theater

Stay tuned for our next production!

See our Facebook page for information and communication from our director! For more information, Contact the Youth Department at 480.634.4949 or vosjccyouththeatre@gmail.com.

Tween & Teen Programs

Tween & Teen Programs

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

J Teen Fit Academy
Mondays & Wednesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 19 | 4-5pm

Get your teen off the couch and into the action at The J! They will experience a diverse fitness program that includes mind, body, martial arts, strength, conditioning and much more. Make The J your teen’s new active hang-out zone… sign up now!

M: $89 per 12-week session
M: $10 per drop-in

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

Ultimate Frisbee at The J
Wednesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 12 | 6-8pm
Playoffs Dec. 19

Teens and adults, join our inaugural league! Combining the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, this is the ultimate game for any sport enthusiast! Come play with us…make friends, have fun and get fit!

M:$65 | G:$85

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

Tween/Teen Lounge
Monday-Friday | 3:30-6pm

Free for our J tween and teen members! Our lounge is a great place for 5-12 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.

Info at youth@vosjcc.org.

Leadership: Counselors in Training
Tweens and teens can gain valuable experience through our CIT program. During School’s Out days and Holiday Camps, teens work hands-on with our experienced counselors, learning the skills to become a future counselor at The J while implementing programming to ensure our campers have fun. Many of our CITs become paid Shemesh Camp counselors upon completion of the program.

For more information, contact 480.481.7074 or youth@vosjcc.org.

J Teen Connect AZ of Greater Phoenix
J Teen Connect AZ of Greater Phoenix is the information hub for all things Jewish teen! We work to engage teens so they connect, have fun, become leaders, find jobs, travel, learn, do mitzvahs and more!

Be in the know! Sign up for monthly updates at vosjcc.org/jteen.

Download the teen program directory.

For more information, contact 480.481.7111 or jteen@vosjcc.org.

Not a J Family Member? No problem, check out our Teen Membership!
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.

PJ Our Way

PJ Library / PJ Our Way

There are currently no Youth PJ Library programs scheduled. See our preschool PJ Library programs.

PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 9-11 – books that they choose themselves!

Find out more about PJ Our Way and register today!

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-4 at Archway, Pardes, SUSD and PVUSD

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

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.

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-4

Members: $10 | Guests: $20

Price per child per night out.

$5 more for registration after 5pm Monday the week of KNO.

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

Back to School Pool Party
Saturday, August 25 – 6-10pm

Kids party poolside with a DJ, frozen treats and giant water slide while reconnecting with their Shemesh friends and making new ones! Movie: High School Musical.

Register now!

Sensational Sports
Saturday, October 20 – 6-10pm

Let’s get in the spirit with some sports-related fun as Coach Alex leads an evening of group games and soccer. Movie: Air Bud.

Register now!

Bingo Bash
Saturday, December 15 – 6-10pm

Kids enjoy all the excitement of BINGO as we play every bingo game, new and old, for prizes galore! Movie: The Lego Movie.

Register now!

In partnership with
Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

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.
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.

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

Culture and Learning

Culture + Learning

The J Active Adult Culture & Learning Membership

The Active Adult Culture & Learning Membership is open to all individuals aged 65 and over who wish to participate in active adult programs, classes, lifelong learning and trips at the member rate. Members also enjoy priority registration for all trips. Use of the fitness facilities or classes is not included in this membership.

$18 per month

Contact the Membership Desk for details, 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

The Adult Summer Program on the Road Continues!
Scrumptious Summer Fare & Outstanding Programs At Belmont Village Senior Living
13850 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale 85260

A Music Happening – Les Koel, Singer and Entertainer
July 25 | 10:30am Program; 11:40am Lunch

Les’s soulful voice and charismatic personality adds up to an unforgettable hour of music featuring the songs of celebrated stars such as Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Billy Joel and more.

M: $5 | G: $8

Register online by July 18 or call 480.481.7024 with payment information. Transportation from the J to Belmont Village is limited. Call to reserve your spot. Parking on site for those who wish to drive directly.

A Sunday Sneak Peek – The Adult Culture & Learning Fall Preview
with Continental Breakfast hosted by Senior Savvy
Sunday, August 19 | 10:30am-noon

Meet a few of the talented people who will be presenting programs this fall and hear about upcoming classes and trips while enjoying a continental breakfast.

We’ll be joined by special guests, playwrights John Perovich, Founder and Director of Now and Then Creative Company and Andrea Markowitz who will present two short plays, and Abbie Richie of Senior Savvy, our new technology class instructor.

Free. RSVP Required by August 14.

Register online now or contact Cheryl Blumenthal at 480.481.7024 or cherylb@vosjcc.org.

Ladies Night Out! “Kitchen-Inspired” Aesthetics
Thursday, Oct. 4 | 7-8:30pm

Ladies! Enjoy an evening sipping wine and noshing on refreshments while learning to use everyday kitchen ingredients to create your own facial. Serenity Stewart, Natural Aesthetics practicioner, guides the hands- on fun while sharing skincare tips. Space is limited.

M: $20 | G: $25

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

Music of the Symphony

Monday, Oct. 15 | 11am-Noon

Savor the sounds of talented musicians from the Phoenix Symphony, featuring the brass trio of Gabe Kovach (French horn), Emery Harvison (trumpet) and Christopher Wolf (Trombone). Learn about the upcoming season and our future trip to Symphony Hall. In partnership with the Phoenix Symphony and Capital Grill.

M: $10 | G: $15

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

In partnership with

Atria Senior Living

Update Your iPhone, iPad or Android and Get Ready for Our New Technology Classes!
Updates to your devices’ operating systems are vital for security, to ensure it’s working at top speed, has the newest features and to take advantage of our upcoming series of technology classes. Learn how to update your personal device with Abbie Richie from Senior Savvy.

Class size is limited.

Free, but advance registration is required. Call Cheryl Blumenthal at 480.481.7024 or register for the appropriate workshop online below.

Apple iOS (iPhone and iPad) Update Clinic
Thursday, October 18 | 1-2pm

Register online now!

Android OS Update Clinic
Thursday, October 18 | 2:15-3:15pm

Register online now!

Busting Out for Breast Cancer
Sunday, Oct. 21 | 10-11:30am

Learn from our panel of distinguished Arizona Center for Cancer Care physicians. Learn the latest in diagnostics and treatments. Moderated by Bob Roth, Health Futures, Radio 1510AM, 105.3 FM.

Free and open to the community.

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

Muslim-Jewish Relations Historically and Today
Wednesday, Oct. 31 | 11am-Noon

Karolyn Benger shares the dynamic relationship between Jewish and Muslim peoples over time and the changing course of anti-Semitism and the role of Israel.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

Acclaimed Author Marcia Fine – Hidden Ones – A Veil of Memories

Monday, Nov. 5 | 11am-Noon

Local author Marcia Fine discusses her newest five-star historical novel. Marcia’s fiction explores Jewish themes ranging from the Spanish Inquisition to pre-Holocaust America and have garnered numerous prestigious awards.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

In partnership with

AndaraThe Adlers - Arizona Best Real Estate

J Talks with Leni Reiss

Monday, Nov. 12 | 11am-Noon

Award-winning journalist Leni Reiss shares stories of her remarkable interviews, including Benjamin Netanyahu, President George Bush and Barry Goldwater, memories of moving to Phoenix and her many trips to Israel.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

The Life & Films of Billy Wilder

Friday, Nov. 16 | 11am-Noon

Professor of Humanities and actor Gary Zero discusses the legendary life of director Billy Wilder and shares clips from his most celebrated work, including Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot and The Apartment.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

In partnership with

AndaraThe NikkiB Group

“Bad Lies” featuring Hall of Fame Golfer Tony Jacklin and Best-Selling Novelist Shelby Yastrow

Tuesday, Nov. 27 | 1-2:30pm

As renowned professionals in the fields of sports and law, Tony and Shelby have co-authored a captivating mystery thriller that is relevant in today’s sports and news headlines. Book signing follows the program.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

A Playwright’s Life & Times

Thursday, Nov. 29 | 1-2pm

Here’s your chance for a behind-the-scenes view with prize-winning playwright Andrea Markowitz. See a short play, hear about the art of playwriting and what it is like working with actors bringing her vision to life.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

In partnership with

Connections in Home Care

Theater Workshop: The Play’s the Thing Featuring John Perovich of the Now & Then Creative Company

Sunday, Dec. 9 | 1-2pm

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to explore the inner workings of theatre through John’s play reading and discussion. Be inspired and learn acting and script analysis techniques that artists use when creating theatre.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

The Arts & Culture: The Making of Modern

Thursday, Dec. 13 | 11am-Noon

1905-1929 were pivotal years when an international group including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Igor Stravinsky, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein revolutionized the direction of the modern arts. Jeri Benoit shares this remarkable story.

M: $5 | G: $8

For information and to register, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

Adults

Getting Together

Free monthly programs open to the entire community.

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.

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

Mature Mavens Dinner
Third Thursdays | 5pm

Make new friends as you meet for dinner and socialize. Dinner is paid by separate checks.

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

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 Appreciate Art: Art All Around Us
Third Tuesdays, September-May | 11am-Noon

Share the world of art with special visual presentations each month by docents from the Phoenix Art Museum.

September 25
4th Tuesday due to holiday
Art in Fashion – A Slice of Schiaparelli
Docent: Sara Matlin

October 16
Africa 54 – Contemporary African Art
Docent: Ingrid Wood

November 20
Let the Truth be Told – Realism Through the Ages
Docent: Alice Kraft

December 18
Italian Frescoes – The Search for the Sublime
Docent: Linda Nowlin

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

Collaborative Programs with Smile on Seniors

Smile on SeniorsThe J is proud to present these collaborative programs to the active adult community. All the programs are held at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus and are free unless otherwise noted.

Programs run Sept. – Dec. unless otherwise noted.

It’s Not Just Lunch
First Wednesdays | Noon-1:30pm

Back by popular demand! Great food, speakers and new topics each month. Enjoy a full kosher lunch and stay for the Current Events Discussion Group at 2pm. Suggested Donation: $5.

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

Discussion with the Rabbi
Second Tuesday | 11am-Noon
No program in September

Gather together with Rabbi Levi Levertov for a stimulating discussion on issues relevant to Judaism in contemporary society. Bring your questions; he has answers!

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.

Brandeis National Committee – Arizona Authors Speaker Series
Third Mondays, October-April | 12:30-2pm

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.

Jewish Study Group: Nosh & Knowledge
Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm

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. No extensive knowledge of Judaism is required. So, join the group and enjoy a little learning while making some new friends. To ensure all group members have the opportunity to express themselves, the group is limited to 40 participants.

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

Crystal Bridge

Crystal Bridge at The J

MONDAYS starting in January!

Bridge: Advanced Supervised Play

9-11:30am | Mini-lesson until 9:15am

Our morning games include a supervised bid, play-and-learn where you can earn master points. Instructor: Maddy Bloom

Drop in: $10/per person

Bridge: Sanctioned Game 0-499 Masters Points

12:30-4pm

Our morning games are followed by regular sanctioned ACBL duplicate games limited to 0-499 master points. Instructor: Maddy Bloom

Drop in: $10/per person

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

Beginner and Intermediate Classes

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. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Session 1

Wednesdays, Sept. 26-Oct. 31 | 10am – Noon

M: $75 | G: $100

Session 2
Wednesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 12 | 10am – Noon

M: $75 | G: $100

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

Mahjong: Intermediate
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. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Session 1
Wednesdays, Sept. 26-Oct. 31 | 12:30-2:30pm

M: $75 | G: $100

Session 2
Wednesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 12 | 12:30-2:30pm

M: $75 | G: $100

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

Bridge: Beginner
Learn to play the world’s greatest card game, exercise your mind and have fun! If you need 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. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Frank Bigham.

Session 1
Mondays, Oct. 8-Nov. 12 | 9:30-11:30am

M: $75 | G: $100

Session 2
Mondays, Nov. 19-Dec. 24 | 9:30-11:30am

M: $75 | G: $100

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

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™
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.

M: Free | G: $8 or $50 for 10 classes

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 1TM 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.

See our group fitness schedule for class dates and times. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 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 required.

Tuesdays & Thursdays | Noon-12:45pm
Session 1: Aug. 21-Sept. 6 and Sept. 18-20 No classes Sept. 11 & 13
Session 2: Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-18
Session 3: Oct. 23-30 and Nov. 1-15 No classes week of Thanksgiving
Session 4: Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 4-20

Per session: M: $100 | G: $140
Minimum of 5 participants required. Ten participants per class.

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

Parkinson’s Cycle
Wednesdays | Noon-12:45pm

A fun-filled stationary cycle workout to music that awakens areas of the brain effected by PD while strengthening the lower body and improving motor skills. 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.

Please arrive 10 min early to prepare on the bike.

M: Free | G: $8 or $50 for 10 classes

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

Family Activities

Family Programs + Events

Havdalah Hoedown
Saturday, Nov. 3 | 6-8pm

Gather your partners for a night of family fun. Join our J family for live music, hayride, pony rides, s’mores and crafts. Bring your own dairy dinner and picnic on a blanket with your friends.

M: $35 | G:$ $50 per family up to 4 people; $15 per additional person.
$5 more at the door. Children under 18 months are free.

In partnership with
Handlebar J

For information, please contact 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Character Breakfast
Tuesday, Dec. 25 | 9-11am

Join The Incredibles for a morning filled with magical fun for the whole family. Pancakes, crafts, character guests and surprises.

M:$25 | G:$40 ;$5 more at the door

Family programs in partnership with
Paradise Valley Dental

For information, please contact 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Special Events

Membership Appreciation Labor Day Cookout by the Pool
Monday, Sept. 3 | 4-6pm

Members, spend your Labor Day at The J! Join us for a family friendly BBQ with live DJ, kid’s activities, complimentary food and more!

In partnership with
Weiss Wealth StrategiesThe Capital Grille

For more information, please contact 480.481.1756 or meganm@vosjcc.org.

Family Sukkah Building Day
Sunday, Sept. 23 | 3-5:30pm

Moms, dads and kids, grab your hammers, nails and creativity and join other families and friends for an afternoon of fun as we build The J’s community Sukkah! We’ll also create beautiful crafts for the Sukkah’s décor. Includes pizza dinner and entertainment.

M: $5 | G: $8 per person; children under 2 are free.

In partnership with
Liza Czopp

For more information, please contact 480.481.1756 or meganm@vosjcc.org.