Summer 2019 Class Schedule

You and your children will love participating in our wide variety of enriching classes! Students explore their athletic side in one of our many fitness classes or unlock their creativity in one of our fun art classes.

 

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Schedule
Class Descriptions, Instructors and Costs 

Inclusion

Session Dates:

 

Summer class registration opens May 6!

Summer session: 8 weeks, June 17-Aug 16, no class 4th of July week.  Don’t miss out for summer vacation! Most classes are priced for you to attend any 7 weeks of the 8 week session.

Fall class schedule will be available in late July.

Contact us about mid-session enrollments, payment plans, or financial aid.

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Kids' Aerial & Acrobatics
4:30-6:00pm
(ages 8-13)

Adult mixed-level Aerials
6:30-8:00pm
(ages 13+)

Soccer Shots
Mini (2-3 years):
4-4:30pm

Classic (3-5 years):
4:40-5:15pm

Premier + Empower
(5-8 years)
5:20-6pm

Adult Aerial Conditioning and Open Studio
7-8:30pm
(ages 13+)
Jujitsu
4:15-5:30pm
(ages 5-11)

Class Descriptions, Instructors, and Costs:

Adult Enrichment Classes- click here!

Aerial & Acro: Explore movement in the air and on the ground, learn and perfect multiple ways to climb, learn and perfect drops and other fun tricks in the air, do cartwheels, partner moves in the air, partner moves on the ground, etc.  This class is open to all levels – from complete beginners to more advanced.
Instructor:  Jill
Cost:  Don’t miss out for summer vacation! Attend any 7 weeks of the 8 week session for $140/guests, $127/members

Aerial – Beginner: Students learn to “fly” on fabric drapes, learning technique and building strength. Students work close to the ground in a safe, supportive environment. This is the right class for brand new students or those who have done aerial silks at camp or a birthday party but have never taken a session-based class.
Offered this fall.

Aerial – Intermediate: Build skills, technique, and strength for more advanced moves.  For this class, you should know basic sling skills (straddle, gazelle, star, seat), be comfortable executing 3 basic footlock skills, be able to tuck, pike and arrow in wrist wraps with relative control, basic climbs, foot lock in the air, and cross back straddle, alone or assisted. This class will introduce a new climb, footlocks in the air, and skills from footlock on each foot.
Offered this fall.

Jujitsu: Jujitsu is the ancient Japanese art of self-defense. The techniques taught in the class include escapes, encounters, throws, and holds. The focus of the class is self-defense, physical exercise, and perfection of technique. Our youth classes always incorporate fun, through games and exercises, during each class to foster a safe, fun but disciplined environment.  Advanced Jujitsu – must be 8 or older AND have permission from the instructor.
Instructors: Joshua and Dana
Cost:  Don’t miss out for summer vacation! Attend any 7 weeks of the 8 week session for $85/members, $100/guests

Karate: Originating in Okinawa, Karate is a martial art that uses body evasion, blocks, punches, and kicks for defense. Usually translated as the ‘Way of the Empty Hand, ‘Karate is primarily focused on self-defense, exercise, and perfection of character. Our youth classes always incorporate fun, through games and exercises, during each class to foster a safe, fun but disciplined environment.
Offered this fall.

Kids Yoga: This class will cover yoga basics including common poses, body and breathe awareness as well as cooperative games and art projects to build a sense of community and joy. Kids yoga builds strength, concentration, balance, compassion and awareness.  Expect challenge, relaxation, and fun!  Appropriate for Pre-K and kindergartners.
Offered this fall.

Lionheart Sports: Bring out the best in kids in a fun, non-competitive environment. Each class teaches the fundamentals of the sport and develops on strength, fine and gross motor skills, coordination, balance,  social skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship.  5 weeks each Basketball, Hockey, Baseball
Offered this fall.

Messy Art: Go crazy with all kinds of arts and crafts that are too messy for at home with wacky projects that ooze, drip, foam, and splatter! Appropriate for Pre-K and kindergartners.
Offered this fall.

Mini Mensches: Learn about a different Jewish value each week through stories, play, and fun service projects such as making gifts for isolated older adults, assembling kindness kids for people experiencing homelessness, or making toys for animals in shelters.
Offered this fall.

Move & Groove Dance: Build rhythm, focus, strength, and a love of movement in this fun, high energy dance class.
Offered this fall.

Soccer Shots Mini: Soccer Shots Mini is a high-energy program introducing children to fundamental soccer principles, such as using your feet, dribbling and the basic rules of the game. Through fun games, songs and positive reinforcement, children will begin to experience the joy of playing soccer and being active.
Instructors: Soccer Shots staff
Cost: 8-week summer session $120/members, $130/guests -no class July 2

Soccer Shots Classic: Soccer Shots Classic utilizes creative and imaginative games to focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. We also highlight a positive character trait each session such as respect, teamwork and appreciation.
Instructors: Soccer Shots staff
8-week summer session $120/members, $130/guests -no class July 2

Soccer Shots Premier + Empower : Soccer Shots Premier focuses on individual skill, fitness and sportsmanship, providing an opportunity for children to be challenged through fun games and team interaction. Children will also be introduced to competition in a developmentally appropriate manner.
Instructors: Soccer Shots staff
8-week summer session $120/members, $130/guests -no class July 2
Accessibility and Inclusion:  This is an adaptive class for kids with and without disabilities together.  The soccer program is designed with extra support for kids with a physical,  developmental, or social/emotional disability. Appropriate for kids ages 5-9 who (1) can be safe with self and others, (2) have a desire to play soccer in a group, (3) are mainstreamed in school OR can bring a support person.   Supports will include (1) a coach and an inclusion support person for 8-10 participants, (2) and intake process to make staff aware of your child’s needs,  (3) schedules and written expectations available ahead of time, (4) sensory support (please note, the gym space can be quite loud and difficult for those who are sound sensitive), (5) less waiting and simplified directions, and (6) other requested accommodations to the extent we are able.  If you’re not sure if your child is a good fit or have other questions, contact Madeline at mseltman@levinjcc.org or 919-354-4938.

Tumbling – Wee Flips: Whether it’s rolling like a pencil or a ball, your child will gain new awareness of their body and learn to move in new ways. The class is designed for children who are independent enough to be without a grown up during the class.
Offered this fall.

Tumbling – Mighty Rollers: Roll, twist, jump and flip. This is a great class to allow your child the ability to explore moving their body in a safe fun environment. Skills include somersaults, bar, balance beam, and more.
Offered this fall.

To register call (919) 354-4936 or click here to register online!


Inclusion

The Levin JCC is committed to inclusion and accessibility.  Soccer Shots: Empower is a specially designed for children with disabilities (see above for details!).  For questions about what might be a good fit for your child, or to request accommodations, contact Madeline at mseltman@levinjcc.org or 919-354-4938.

For any classes, we can offer

  • Coordination with instructors about your child’s needs
  • Information in advance about schedules, expectations, etc
  • Supports such as sensory tools, one-step directions, time warnings
  • Flexibility in enrollment and refunds
  • Unfortunately, at this point we are not able to offer staff or volunteer one-on-ones.