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Part-Day Programs (September - June)

ecd swimOur part-day programs run concurrently with most public school calendars.  Please ask for a full information and registration packet for our September - June program.  See our Summer Katan Page for information about our summer session as well.


Brief descriptions are included below, and we invite you to review our JCC Program Guide for more information about our Early Childhood programs.  Please contact Ellen Winston, ECD Director, at 372-6567, ext. 122, or email Ellenwinston@jccs.org to arrange for a tour, and learn about our current schedules, fees and availability.


Wonderful Ones (11 - 23 months)

A terrific opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers, and participate in a stimulating play group facilitated by an experienced staff member in a preschool setting. Activities include freeplay, art, circle time, stories, singing, snack and outdoor play.  Nonmembers are welcome.


Tuesdays and/or Thursdays: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.  Session: 14 classes. Class is ongoing.


Part Day Twos (Must reach 2nd birthday by January 1st)

Our toddler curriculum encourages two year olds to practice early independence and socialization skills as they engage with the world around them.  The daily routine includes sensory exploration, dramatic play, stories, music and movement, Jewish culture, manipulatives and problem solving, and indoor and outdoor play.  Weekly Gym and Music programs are included. 


Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Or Mon., Wed. & Fridays: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Part Day Threes and Fours (Must reach 3rd or 4th birthday by January 1st)

Our threes and fours become enthusiastic observers and participants in a vibrant learning environment.  Our preschool curriculum includes learning centers, exploration and problem solving, child initiated and teacher directed activities, Jewish culture, circle time, story time, music and movement, dramatic play, and indoor and outdoor play.

Weekly Swim, Gym and Music instruction is included 


Part Day Threes (Must reach 3rd birthday by January 1st)

3-Day Program: Mon, Wed, Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

5-Day Program: Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. JCC Membership is required.


“3’s Lunch Bunch” add-on is available from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Part Day Fours (Must reach 4th birthday by January 1st)

Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Bunch is included.  JCC Membership is required.