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.

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: $120
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 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 1 | Members: $75 | Guests: $125
Bronze 2 | Members: $75 | Guests: $125
JO 1 – Silver | Members: $150 | Guests: $200
JO 2 – Gold | Members: $150 | Guests: $200
Senior 1 | Members: $150 | Guests: $200
Senior 2 | Members: $175 | Guests: $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
Members: $50 | Guests: $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: 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 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

Members: $75/month | Guests: $125/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.

Sun | 4-5:30 pm

Monthly fee includes Masters.
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 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

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.

$255 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.

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. 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.

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 4 participants and pre-registration required. Six participants max.

Mondays & Wednesdays | 6-6:45pm
Session 1: April 2-25
Session 2: April 30-May 23 (no class April 28 & 30)

Members: $50 per session

Group Fitness

Group Fitness

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

NEW! 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.

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!

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

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

Yoga at Lululemon at the Quarter
Sundays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25 | 10:30-11:30am

The J is Studio of the Month for March. 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!

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

Members: $75 per 55-minute session

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 for members.

Sunrise Yoga
Friday, April 13, May 4, May 11 | 5:30am

Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, May 1 | 6pm

NEW! Wine Down Wednesdays
May 9 & 16 | 7pm
Relax and unwind with a glass of wine after your outdoor yoga experience. Wine is additional and available to participants age 21+.

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
Three 30-minute sessions | $99

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

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)

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)

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!

Monthly unlimited | $149
Monthly unlimited with automatic payments | $129
Teen MX4 unlimited | $99

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.

Adult Dance

Adult Dance Instruction

Dance FusionGet in shape and have fun as you learn proper technique and form in a fun, non-competitive and non-judgmental environment from experienced teachers who love to share their art. All skill levels are welcome! In partnership with Dance Fusion.

Session 1: Jan 22-Apr 19
All sessions are 12 weeks. No classes March 12-16

Ballet: Mondays & Thursdays | 7pm
This class is ideal for anyone who has always wanted to learn ballet and for those with prior training. Each class moves through classical ballet form, beginning at the barre and finishing with reverence.

Ballroom: Wednesdays | 7pm
From high-energy Swing to elegant Waltz, newcomers and experienced dancers learn technique, body postures, movement skills, lead and follow skills, foot work and arm movement. Open to individuals and couples.

One class per week
Members: $18 | Guests: $22

Two classes per week
Members: $32 | Guests: $40

Three classes per week
Members: $42 | Guests: $54

Drop-in fee
Members: $25 | Guests: $29

Download the registration form here. For information and registration, contact Membership at 480.481.7090 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Wellness and Nutrition

Wellness + Nutrition

Hush at The J
Whether you are looking for a relaxing Swedish massage, deep-tissue to loosen tight muscles after a strenuous workout, or a hot-stone massage that applies penetrating warmth to specific areas to loosen and prepare the body for deeper work; you will find it at HUSH @ The J. Choose from 60-minute, 90-minute of two-hours massages. We also offer Thai massage with focus on energy pathways and assisted stretching for deep relaxation and greater flexibility. All of our therapists have years of experience, are licensed and thoroughly vetted. Ask about our specials.

Hours
Tuesday & Thursday 9am-1pm | 4pm-7pm
Saturday 9am-noon
Sunday 10am-2pm

Thai Massage Hours
Wednesday 9:30am-1pm
Sunday 10am-2pm

Additional times are available by appointment.

Services

60-Minute Massage
Member: $65 | Guest: $75

90-Minute Massage
Member: $90 | Guest: $100

2-Hour Massage
Member: $120 | Guest: $130

Thai Massage Services

60-Minute Thai Massage
Member: $80 | Guests: $90

90-Minute Thai Massage
Member: $110 | Guests: $120

Add-Ons

Sugar Foot Scrub
Member: $5 | Guest: $10

Hot Stone
Member: $10 | Guest: $15

Aromatherapy
Member: $5 | Guest: $10

To schedule an appointment, see the Membership Desk or call 602.292.5474.

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.

Pilates

Pilates / Fascial Stretch Therapy

NEW! 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. Come check out our brand new equipment featuring our Studio 2 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 Group Classes
1 class – Members: $35
5 classes – Members: $125
10 classes – Members: $200
20 classes – Members: $300

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

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 ($45/session)
55-min – Members: $350 ($70/session)

Basketball

Ventura Basketball AcademyYouth Maccabi Basketball

Jan.21 – Apr.29

Get your kid off the couch and onto the court with our newly structured program that includes ten weeks of skill development followed by exciting game and tournament play.

Program includes:

  • Three weeks of skill development and instruction
  • Two weeks of exhibition game play
  • Five weeks of league and tournament play
  • Special theme days through out the course of the program
  • Closing awards banquet

Practice and Games:
Pre K-K: Sundays | 1pm
Grades 1-2: Sundays | 2pm
Grades 3-4: Sundays | 3pm
Grades 5-7: Sundays | 4pm
No games Feb. 4 and 25, Mar. 11 and 18 and Apr. 1

Members: $100 | Guests: $150 by Jan. 12
Members: $110 | Guests: $160 after Jan. 12

Parent Coaches Needed
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.

League is limited to 36 players. Register early.

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.

In partnership with
Steptoe

Youth Soccer

Phoenix Rush Soccer ClubJ RUSH Recreational Soccer League

Jan. 15 – Feb. 28

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 the community. Game T-shirt and awards included. Boys & Girls ages 4-8

Parent Coaches Needed
Each team must have 1-2 coaches per team. Coaches must attend the coach orientation, clinics, draft, practices 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.

Practice
Mondays, 4:30-5:15pm

Games
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15pm

End-of-Season Party!
Feb. 28, 5:15-5:45pm

Members: $90 | Guests: $140 by Jan. 12
Members: $100 | Guests: $150 after Jan. 12

League is limited to 36 players. Register early.

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.

In partnership with
Steptoe

The League

Jewish Youth Group Sports League – “The League”

Sundays, Beginning Jan. 28 | 5-7pm
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.

Members: $65 | Guests: $85

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

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

Maccabi

Information and registration coming soon!

Sports + Recreation

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: Over 40 semi-competitive, B-2 competitive and B-3 semi-competitive. All 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.

Over 40 League
40 years or older
Season 1: begins Jan. 9 | Season 2: begins Apr. 3

Jules Firetag B-2 League
18 years or older
Season 1: begins Jan. 9 | Season 2: begins Apr. 3

B-3 League
18 years or older
Season 1: begins Jan. 9 | Season 2: begins Apr. 3

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 with pickup basketball on Sunday mornings for ages 18 years or older. This is a great opportunity to meet other members on the court and have some fun!

Tuesdays: 7-9pm
Sunday mornings: Early Play, 7:30-9:30am
Late Play, 9:30-11:30am

Free for J Members

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

In partnership with
Steptoe

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.

In partnership with
Steptoe

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!

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays | 9-10:30am

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

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.

Preschool

Preschool Early Childhood Center Programs

All programs are free for J Members. Guests: $5 per family of up to four; $2 per additional person.

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

Get Moving Dance Party
Sunday, Jan. 7 | 9:30-11:30am

Come and get moving at The J! We’ll welcome in 2018 with a family dance party and have fun with our friends from JumpBunch!

Totally Tu B’shevat
Sunday, Jan. 28 | 9:30-11:30am

Celebrate the Birthday of the Trees with family friendly fun, including planting and tree-themed art, activities, stories and snacks. Don’t miss out on this tree-rific fun!

Purim Palooza
Sunday,Feb.18 | 9:30-11:30am

Come in costume or make your own during our fun Purim celebration!

Super STEM
Sunday, March 4 | 9:30-11:30am

Spend the morning building and designing with us! See who can create the tallest cardboard tower, or the largest LEGO® creation or see what you can create on the light table! Imaginations are required!

Passover Party!
Sunday, March 18 | 9:30-11:30am

Join us in the Pre-Passover Party! We’ll have fun with interactive Passover Stations and activities. In addition, we will make our own 10 plague bags.

Programs in partnership with
Blueprints for TomorrowRisk ResourceMovement MortgageJawman Dental

Happy Birthday Israel
Sunday, April 15 | 9:30-11:30am

Celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday with us! There will be fun activities and of course cookies to decorate. Come in your Israel Pride!

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

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.

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.

Preschool Dance

Preschool Dance Instruction

Dance FusionYour child learns proper technique and form in a fun, non-competitive and non-judgmental environment from experienced teachers who love to share their art. In partnership with Dance Fusion.

Session 1: Jan 22-Apr 19
All sessions are 12 weeks. No classes March 12-16

Mommy & Me with Velva Ball
Wednesdays | 11:30am-12:15pm | Ages 2-4
Mom and toddler learn the joy of dance and music together through games that develop skills and prepare children for Intro to Dance.

Intro to Dance with Velva Ball
Mondays | 11:30am-12:15pm | Ages 3-4
Children learn rhythm, movement and tumbling and advance through techniques and form to advance into other levels.

One class per week
Members: $18 | Guests: $22

Two classes per week
Members: $32 | Guests: $40

Three classes per week
Members: $42 | Guests: $54

Drop-in fee
Members: $25 | Guests: $29

Download the registration form here. For information and registration, contact Membership at 480.481.7090 or membership@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.

Are You Ready For Summer Camp? Mark your calendar and join us!

Shemesh Sneak Peak & Last Day of Early-Bird!
Sunday, Mar. 4 | 1:30-3:30pm
Sample all that camp has to offer! Preview our specialty programs, create take-home craft projects, make yummy snacks and meet the Shemesh team!

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

Spring Break Fun Days & Camps
Mar. 12-16 | 9am-3pm

Members: $200/week, $50/day per child | Guests: $300/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 10 children needed.

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
Session 1: Jan. 22 – Mar. 5 (no class held on President’s Day)
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 1 and Session 2 today!

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

TUESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM
Session 1: Jan. 23 – Mar. 6
Session 2: Mar. 20 – May 1

Karate Kids: Safety & Self-Esteem
This introduction to Karate 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! Uniforms are an additional $25. Grades Pre-K-5
Members: $145 | Guests: $210 per session

Register online for Karate Kids: Safety & Self-Esteem Session 1 and Session 2 today!

Theater Games
“Secret Leader”, “Shazzam”, “Circle Story”, “Zip Zap Zop”, “Mime”,… if these are games your child loves to play in drama class, or wants to learn how, then this class is for you! In this weekly class, students will play fun, challenging drama games that encourage them to use their creativity, imagination and teamwork. Grades Pre-K-2
Members: $100 | Guests: $150 per session

Register online for Theater Games Session 1 and Session 2 today!

WEDNESDAYS | 4:30-5:30PM
Jan. 24 – Mar. 7

Karate Kids: Safety & Self-Esteem
This introduction to Karate 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! Uniforms are an additional $25. Grades Pre-K-5
Members: $145 | Guests: $210

Register online for Karate Kids: Safety & Self-Esteem today!

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

Karate Kids: Gold to Black Belts
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

Register online for Karate Kids: Gold to Black Belts today!

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 1: Jan. 25 – Mar. 8
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 1 and Session 2 today!

Junior Picassos
Express yourself! Your child has experience creating traditional art in a traditional way; but has your child learned techniques to express themselves through art? In this one hour after school enrichment class, students will learn how to not only critique their own work, but also how to give constructive feedback to others. Students learn communication and listening skills, patience and kindness through painting. Grades Pre-K-3
Members: $135 | Guests: $200 per session

Register online for Junior Picassos Session 1 and Session 2 today!

Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Youth Theater

Brenda Goodenberger directs our spring production of Alice in Wonderland 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.

Rehearsals at The J
February 15 – April 19
Thursdays: 4:30-7:30pm
Sundays: 1-4pm

Shows
April 26, 28 and 29

Member: $275 | Guest: $325

Register online now! For more information, Contact the Youth Department at 480.634.4949 or vosjccyouththeatre@gmail.com.

See our Facebook page for information and communication from our director!

In partnership with

PJ LibraryAffiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Youth Dance

Youth Dance Instruction

Dance FusionYour child learns proper technique and form in a fun, non-competitive and non-judgmental environment from experienced teachers who love to share their art. Whether your child is into ballet or hip hop, these classes are fun for everyone. All skill levels are welcome! In partnership with Dance Fusion.

Session 1: Jan 22-Apr 19
All sessions are 12 weeks. No classes March 12-16

Mondays
Ballet: Ages 5-7 with Velva Ball | 3:30-4:30pm
Ballet: Ages 8-10 with Velva Ball | 4:30-5:30pm
Intro to Hip Hop: Ages 5-7 with Sonora Cooper | 4:30-5:30pm

Thursdays
Ballet: Ages 5-7 with Samantha Kelly | 3:30-4:30pm
Ballet: Ages 8-10 with Samantha Kelly | 4:30-5:30pm
Hip Hop: Ages 8-10 with Sonora Cooper | 7-8pm

One class per week
Members: $18 | Guests: $22

Two classes per week
Members: $32 | Guests: $40

Three classes per week
Members: $42 | Guests: $54

Drop-in fee
Members: $25 | Guests: $29

Download the registration form here. For information and registration, contact Membership at 480.481.7090 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Tween & Teen Programs

Tween & Teen Programs

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

Babysitter Training
Sun., Feb. 4, 11 & 18 | 1-5pm

Our American Red Cross certification course prepares boys and girls ages 11-15 with the knowledge and skills to safely and responsibly care for infants and children, including techniques to prevent and deal with misbehavior and how to develop a babysitting business, show leadership and model respect. It also includes basic first aid and CPR, as well as a take-home binder filled with fun ideas and games to help entertain children. All three classes are mandatory to receive certification and first aid card.

Members: $125 | Guests: $175

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

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-5

Members: $10 | Guests: $20
Price per child per night out.

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

Penguin Party!
Saturday, Jan. 27 | 6-10pm

Party like a penguin! Kids have fun building igloos, playing “cool” games, making their own frozen treats and even take home their own crafty penguin! Movie: Ice Age

Register here for Penguin Party!

Kids Karnival!
Saturday, Mar. 24 | 6-10pm

Kids play games, have their faces painted and learn some cool new moves as they dance the night away during this fun, carnival-themed evening! Movie: Leap!

J Movie Stars
Saturday, Apr. 14 | 6-10pm

Lights, Camera, Action! Kids are the stars of this night! They walk the red carpet, play theater games, sing karaoke, design their own Walk-of- Fame star and even make their own movie snack! Movie: Sing!

Summer Celebration!
Saturday, May 5 | 6-10pm

Kids celebrate the upcoming summer with cool snacks by the pool, and lots of time in the water both in the pool and on our slide! The fun then comes inside for a sampler of the fun ahead at Shemesh Camp at The J! Movie: Camp Rock

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

Adults

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.

Let’s Eat: Mature Mavens Dinner
Third Thursdays | 5pm

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, January-May | 10-11am

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.

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
Third Tuesdays, September-May | 11am-Noon

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

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

January 16
Art Over Adversity
Docent: Krystal Bassett

February 20
Great Patrons of Art
Docent: Maureen Chestnut

March 20
The Streets of New York: Ashcan School
Docent: Chip Jackson

April 17
Art Voluminoso – Fernando Botero
Docent: Isabel Ballerna

May 15
20th Century Art
Docent: Diana Banahan

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

Shake, Rattle & Roll
January 7 | 3-5pm

Shine up your dancing shoes, put your best dress on and get ready to dance the night away. In partnership with the Valley of the Sun JCC, join us for sips and sweets as we stroll down memory lane with music from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s. Entertainment will be lead by T.A. Burrows, followed by a presentation and social by Atria Senior Living. Bring a friend. See you there!

J Members: $5 | Guests: $7

Register at 480.481.7024 or vosjcc.org/shake.

The Great American Songbook Concert
January 10 | 10:30am-Noon

Savor the sounds of celebrated show tunes, songs of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s with a mix of some legendary classical works. Juilliard trained concert pianist and music educator James Correnti presents an exhilarating hour of music to start off the New Year.

Complimentary coffee, tea and bagels at 10:30am. Concert begins at 11am.

J Members: $5 | Guests: $8

Register at 480.481.7024 or vosjcc.org/songbook.

Creative Aging Class – Story Telling
8-Week Workshop
Tuesdays, January 23 – March 13 | 10am-Noon

Everyone has a story to tell! Kim Porter is a professional author, actor, director and storyteller who will guide you in creatively and effectively putting your story together. This workshop is appropriate for writers at all stages (beginners or established). She uses writing exercises and games to explore new and unexpected material. Join us in this supportive, low-stress and fun adventure.

Register at www.jfcsaz.org/creativeaging or call Janet Arnold Rees at 480-599-7198.

Co-sponsored by VOSJCC and JFCS

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.

All programs run January-May unless otherwise noted.

It’s Not Just Lunch
First Wednesdays | Noon-1:30pm
No program in April

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 December

Gather together with Rabbi Levi Levertov for a stimulating discussion on an issue 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.

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 ($5 per class with $50 10-class punch card)

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 480.481.7015 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 is required.

Tuesdays, Noon-12:45pm
Session 1: January 9-30
Session 2: February 6-27
Session 3: March 6-27
Session 4: April 3-24
Session 5: May 1-22

Per session: Members: $50 | Guests: $70
Minimum of 5 participants required. Six participants per class.

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

Parkinson’s Wellness at The J

Parkinson’s Wellness Day @ The J
Thurs., Apr. 12 | 9am-2pm

Learn from leading experts in the field.

  • PWR!Circuit™ class
  • Raffle prizes
  • Light breakfast & refreshments

Free.

Reservations are recommended, call 1.877.728.5414.

In partnership with
Barrow Neurological Institute and Belmont Village

NEW! 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.

Members: FREE | Guests: $8 or $50 for 10 classes

PD Expressive Art Workshop
Tuesdays, Feb. 20-Mar. 20 | 2-3:30pm

This 5-week workshop invites people living with PD and their care partners to join an artistic journey with Gregory Pearce. Learn composition and painting approaches to a variety of subjects. All materials included and all levels welcome.

$30 per person | $50 per couple

Registration and information at 602.406.3840 or patty.hatton@dignityhealth.org.

Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Prevention: Pipedream or Possibility
Wed., Jan. 31 | 1-3pm

Join Dr. Pierre N. Tariot, director of Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, as he shares what he has learned in his investigations into the diagnosis, therapy and prevention of Alzheimer’s. Learn about Alzheimer’s, its impact and the work being done around prevention.

Register here.

In partnership with
Alzheimer's Association, Banner Health, Belmont Village

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

Session 1

Wednesdays, January 17 – February 21
10am-Noon

Members: $75 | Guests: $100

Session 2
Wednesdays, February 28 – April 4
10am-Noon

Members: $75 | Guests: $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, January 17 – February 21
12:30-2:30pm

Members: $75 | Guests: $100

Session 2
Wednesdays, February 28 – April 4
12:30-2:30pm

Members: $75 | Guests: $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, January 15 – February 19
9:30-11:30am

Members: $75 | Guests: $100

Session 2
Mondays, February 26 – April 2
9:30-11:30am

Members: $75 | Guests: $100

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

Crystal Bridge

Crystal Bridge at The J

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 0-499 Masters Points

12:30-4pm

Mondays following the morning game, starting at 12:30pm will be a regular sanctioned ACBL duplicate game limited to 0-499 master points. Instructor: Maddy Bloom

Drop in: $10/per person

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

Family Activities

Family Programs

Members: $35 | Guests: $50 per family up to 4 people; additional $8 per person. Children under 18 months are free.

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.

Tu B’Shevat Backwards Dinner Returns!
Thursday, January 25 | 5:30-7pm

Our Tu B’Shevat backwards dinner was such a success, we brought it back! Celebrate the holiday as a family by starting with dessert and eating your way to tasty appetizers! Music, games and crafts round out the fun. Kosher dietary laws observed.

Family Olympics!
Saturday, Feb. 17 | 6:30-8:30pm

Get your whole family into the Olympic spirit with a little family friendly competition. Group games, mom and dad races, kids’ contests (ages 4+) and more! Yummy snacks included.

Matzapalooza!
Thursday, Mar. 22 | 5:30-7pm

Prepare for the Passover holiday as a family! Learn how to make matzah with Linda Feldman from BJE, decorate a Kiddush cup with PJ Library, create your own seder plate, design a family Haggadah and sing along with your favorite songs.

The three preceeding family programs are presented in partnership with
PJ LibraryParadise Valley Dental

Family Events

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

Family Shabbat Happy Birthday Israel Dinner
Friday, Apr. 20 | 6:30pm

Celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday with Israeli food, wine, music, dancing, and entertainment for the kids. Your family will not want to miss it.

$60 per family of up to four members. $18 additional person. $20 per individual.

Mad Hatter Mother’s Day Tea Party
Sun., May 6 | 2-4pm

Don your favorite hat and party clothes and join us for a lovely afternoon as we celebrate all the special moms and bubbes in our lives. Finger foods, drinks, activities for all. Dietary laws observed.

Members: $12 | Guests: $15 per person

In partnership with
Girly Girlz

Special Events

The Second Lebanon War: My Story of Survival
Tues., Feb. 6 | 7pm

Former Lone Soldier David Sussman shares how he went from living in a van and following his favorite band to joining the Israeli army and how he survived being in the crosshairs of Hezbollah.

Members: $12 | Guests: $15 and Students: $5

Register at vosjcc.org/sussman.

Business-Owner Speaker Series

Join us for three different informative discussions for entrepreneurs and business owners. Light refreshments served – Dietary laws observed. $5 donation per session.

Presented by Nathan S. Sachs, Founder of Blueprints for Tomorrow.

For information and registration, contact us at 480.481.1753 or aquen@vosjcc.org.

Preparing for the Unexpected
Tues., Jan. 23 | 8-9:30am

Learn how to protect your family, your business, and the families that depend on your business in the event of your unexpected death or serious illness.

How to Attract, Maximize and Retain Your “Keep for Lifers”
Fri., Mar. 23 | 8-9:30am

“Keep for Lifers” are the key people in your business whom you never want to see leave or start working for a competitor. Learn how to attract, maximize and keep them.

Escaping the Retirement Trap
Tues., May 1 | 8-9:30am

Avoid the business owner’s retirement trap by learning how to fill your days when you don’t have to go to work everyday, live in an after-tax world without the company checkbook and manage on taxable income in an ever-increasing taxable environment.

In partnership with
Blueprints for TomorrowRisk Resource

Programs in Partnership with Valley Beit Midrash

Join us for an inspirational speakers series featuring celebrated Jewish authors. All events are $18 suggested donation.

For information & registration, visit valleybeitmidrash.org/upcoming-events.

Tales on Saving Lives in Israel: The Inspiring Story of Kidney Donations
Thurs., Jan. 18 | 1-2:30pm
Hear the inspiring story of Judy Singer who donated her kidney in 2013 and found it to be a life-changing experience. She shares how over the past several years, Israel has been transformed from an environment of notorious organ trafficking to the world’s highest percentage of altruistic kidney donors.

An Oasis in Time: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life
Thurs., Mar. 15 | 7-8:30pm
Now, more than ever, people are seeking a reprieve from the constant pressure to achieve, produce, and consume. Organizational change expert Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. shares a complementary solution focusing on the profound benefits of taking a day off each week for deep rest and nourishing renewal.

Jewish Comedy: A Serious History
Thurs., May 10 | 7-8:30pm
Author Jeremy Dauber traces the origins of Jewish comedy and its development from biblical times to the age of Twitter. Join us as he shares what he calls the Seven Strands of Jewish comedy, including the satirical, the witty, and the vulgar.

Series presented in partnership with
Valley Beit MidrashJewish Book Council

Academy Awards Preview Party
Wed., Feb. 28 | 2pm – Doors open at 12:45pm
Calling all movie lovers! Join us for a review of the year’s nominations. Who should win versus who will win? Vote for your favorites before the celebrated 2018 Oscar event unfolds in Hollywood. Red Carpet attire optional. Refreshments served.

J Members: $7 | Guests: $10

Register with Cheryl Blumenthal at 480.481.7024 or at vosjcc.org/awards.

In partnership with
Andara