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Children's Dance

Pre-Dance
Sundays, Sept 10- Nov 5
$95 Member/$105 Non Members
Tuesdays, Sept 12-Nov 7
Sundays, Sept 10-Nov 5
Begining Dance
Sundays, Sept 10-Nov 5
Thursdays, Sept 14-Nov 16

Beginning Dance: (Ages 5+) Combines ballet and Jazz. Continued introduction to dance with emphasis on dance foundations, coordination, basic dance terminology, and learning dance etiquette. Dancers will develop strength, technique, and correct body placement in a creatively challenging atmosphere.
(6 weeks)

Instructor: Sarah Custer at sarahwesterlund@gmail.com

Pre-Dance: (Ages 3-5) Introduction to dance with an emphasis on dance foundation, coordination, and basic dance terminology. Have fun in a highly energized, upbeat class.

Instructor: Sarah Custer at sarahwesterlund@gmail.com

Click here for printable brochure (pdf file)

Register Here Children Dance Pre Dance Sunday

Register Here Children Dance Pre Dance Tuesday

Register Here Children Dance 1 Sundays

Register Here Children Dance 1 Thursdays

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Karate For Kids

Our goal is to teach the fundamentals of Shotokan Karate. This includes: Kata, Kihon and Kumite. Our students will learn self-defense, self-awareness, coordination, flexibility, self discipline. They will develop self-confidence, self-esteem and self-control.
Please see instructor for uniforms.

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Register Here For 5:30 Tuesdays age 6-12

Register Here For 5:30 Thursdays age 6-12

Register Here For 4:00 Fridays age 3-5

Register Here For 5:00 Fridays age 6-12

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Samson Challenge 2017

Sunday, September 24th at 8:00 a.m.

Early Bird Samson or Truck Pull Registration $45 (through August 31st)
Junior Samson $25

Are you tough enough? Take the challenge to find out if you are Albuquerque's strongest and fittest. The JCC's 3rd Annual Samson Challenge is an exciting obstacle course & adventure-style race that includes categories for Average Joe/Jane, Jock, Warrior and Masters (50+). Open to all ages and fitness levels. Truck pull will be a separate strongman-style event. Junior Samson is open to ages 8-14 and will be a smaller-scale Samson-style course. For all the latest info, follow us on Facebook. Register today! Contact Susanna Pier, susannap@jccabq.org, 505-348-4521.

2017 course video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbsN-ZMemxY&feature=youtu.be

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Early Bird Average Joe/Jane

Early Bird Jock

Early Bird Warrior

Early Bird Master

Early Bird Truck Pull

Junior Samson

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Junior Samson Challenge

8:30am September 24
(as part of the Samson Challenge)
Open to ages 8-14
Cost: $25

Calling all kids! The Junior Samson is an obstacle course race that will provide your child with the opportunity to compete in events based on speed, agility, balance and coordination. The Junior Samson is designed for kids ages 8-14, and is a smaller-scale version of the well-known JCC Samson Challenge. Winners will receive awesome prizes! Register your Junior Samson competitors today at raceroster.com! Contact Susanna Pier, 505-348-4521, susannap@jccabq.org

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Register Your Junior Athlete Today!

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Music in Action 1 - for children in grades K-2nd

(14) Wednesdays after school $140 JCC mem/$160 non-mem
Siblings 10% discount; all materials included

Miss Roberta (Roberta Stein) brings the world of music alive for children through age-appropriate singing, creative movement, playing percussion instruments, and learning about music notation. In a creative, relaxed environment, children will express their own musical feelings and ideas through singing, playing and moving. The classes integrate elements of theatre and visual arts with the music. There will be a family presentation at the end of the semester.

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Register Here for Music in Action 1

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Music in Action 2 - for children in grades 3rd-5th

(14) Wednesdays after school $140 JCC mem/$160 non-mem
Siblings 10% discount; all materials included

Miss Roberta (Roberta Stein) brings the world of music alive for children through age-appropriate singing, creative movement, playing percussion instruments, and learning about music notation. In a creative, relaxed environment, children will express their own musical feelings and ideas through singing, playing and moving. The classes integrate elements of theatre and visual arts with the music. There will be a family presentation at the end of the semester.

Click here for printable brochure (pdf file)

Register Here for Music in Action 2

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Tuesday Mixed Media Art After School Ages 5-11

Projects designed to challenge each child at her/his own level.

This is a multi-media art class where creativity and imagination are the name of the game. Based on student interest, we will explore media of: ceramics, sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and collage. Maybe we will do them all!

Come away with colorful 2 and 3-dimensional works of art that will make great gifts and can last a lifetime!

Taught by Celeste Boals, professional art educator and visual artist who has offered diverse art classes from ceramics to painting to mobiles to pottery for all ages from 5-95 at the JCC for the past 6 years. She's become a favorite teacher for her patient, positive energy and encouragement. Celeste is the author/illustrator of children's book, Pop! Here Comes the Sun!

(siblings 10% discount)10 Tuesdays, 4:15 til 5:30 pm, 8/29 to 11/14 (no class 10/10 or 10/31)

$150 (JCC members)
$175 (non-members)

~Fee includes materials~

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Pottery After School for Older Kids - Ages 8-14

Hand-building clay forms and wheel-throwing will be taught. Learn to make your own mugs and bowls. Beginners and experienced are welcome. All work will be glzzed-fired and food safe.

Taught by Celeste Boals, professional art educator and visual artist who has offered diverse art classes from ceramics to painting to mobiles to pottery for all ages from 5-95 at the JCC for the past 6 years. She's become a favorite teacher for her patient, positive energy and encouragement. Celeste is the author/illustrator of children's book, Pop! Here Comes the Sun!

(siblings 10% discount)10 Tuesdays, 4:15 til 5:30 pm, 8/29 to 11/14 (no class 10/10 or 10/31)

$150 (JCC members)
$175 (non-members)

~Fee includes materials~

Click here for printable brochure (pdf file)

Register Here for Pottery After School

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JCC Grommet Water Polo League August 5 - October 25

$65/Player
$40/Player if registered in a year-round water polo league

Water Polo Skills Clinics will be SAT, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19 & 8/26
8am-9:30am

Team Practices and Games will begin 9/5
JCC Team practices TUE & THUR 4:00pm-5:30pm at JCC
Duke Team practices TUE & THUR, 5pm-6pm at WMAC
Highpoint Team practices MON & WED, 4:30pm-6pm at HPSW
AWPC Team practices MON & THUR, 6:30pm-8pm at WMAC

League Scrimmage - FRI, 9/8, 5:30-7:30pm
Game 1: TBD
Game 2: TBD
Game 3: TBD
Game 4: TBD

Click here for printable brochure (pdf file)

Register for JCC Grommet Water Polo League

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lessons
(30 minutes)
1 Lesson- $25 mem/ $40 non-mem
3 Lessons- $70 mem/ $115 non-mem
6 Lessons- $135 mem/ $225 non-mem
9 Lessons- $195 mem/ $330 non-mem
12 Lessons-$240 mem/ $420 non-mem

Semi-Private Lessons
(30 minutes)
Price includes all children in the Semi-Private Lesson
1 Lesson - $35 mem/ $50 non-mem
3 Lessons- $100 mem/ $145 non-mem
6 Lessons - $195 mem/ $285 non-mem
9 Lessons - $285 mem/ $420 non-mem
12 Lessons - $360 mem/ $540 non-mem

YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY ONE OF OUR INSTRUCTORS 5-7 WORKING DAYS AFTER WE RECEIVE YOUR REGISTRATION.

Our instructors will help you learn to swim and develop your swim stroke. Private lessons are for 30 minutes and are open to all ages and abilities. Semi-Private lessons are for 2 or more swimmers with similar skill levels. After we have received your online registration, one of our instructors will call you to set up an appointment.

Register Here For Private Lessons

Register Here for Semi-Private Lessons

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Sunday Group Swim Lessons (5 Classes)

$72 Members for Parent &Tot Class
$87 Non-members for Parent & Tot Class
$137 Members
$152 Non-members

Sunday group swim lessons run in 5 week session and classes are 45 minutes long (Parent &Tot classes are 25 minutes). The JCC Learn to Swim Program is designed to help your child learn skills from bubble blowing all the way to stroke refinement. This will include safety skills in, on, and around the water. As your child progresses through our program, they will learn specific skills that will help them advance through the five different class levels taught here at the JCC. We never let our student-to-instructor ratio exceed 6 to 1 for levels I-V.

Parent & Tot
10:00 to 10:25 am
10:30 to 10:55 am
11:00 to 11:25 am
11:30 to 11:55 am

Starfish (Level I)
8:30 to 9:15 am
10:20 to 11:05 am

Seahorse (Level II)
9:25 to 10:10 am
11:15 to 12:00 pm

Barracuda (Level III)
8:30 to 9:15 am
9:25 to 10:10 am
11:15 to 12:00 pm

Dolphin (Level IV)
8:30 to 9:15am
10:20 to 11:05 am

Shark (Level V)
9:25 to 10:10 am

Register for Session 1 April 23 - May 21

Register for Session 2 June 4 - July 9 - NO CLASS 6/18

Register for Session 3 July 16 - August 13

Register for Session 4 August 20 - September 24

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Fall Stroke Clinic September 6 - October 6

$80 Members
$120 Non-Members
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30pm-6:30pm

Fall Stroke Clinic is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm-6pm.
Participate in learning to improve your stroke technique for the next swim season. This clinic is for both boys and girls that have a beginning to intermediate swimming level or higher level.

Register Here

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