First steps

This is where playgroups are formed, songs are sung, bubbles are blown, and little arms reach out for hand stamps. Parents form bonds with their infants and toddlers, but more importantly, with each other in parent-child classes that are open to the community. As kids grow and naps go by the wayside, preschool enrichment classes offer afternoon explorations in the arts, sports, and movement. Kids-only classes form a bridge to the next stage of development and offer opportunities for more independence.

Children enrolled in Kids-only classes must be fully potty trained.

Questions about classes?

Contact Jess Lanke, Director of Recreation & Aquatics, at 414-967-8194.

Creative Dance: Fall 2021
Creative Dave is designed as a fun, interactive way to introduce your child to dance. Through games and songs, participants will learn and practice balance, rhythm, movement, and coordination
Dates: Oct 13, 2021 - Dec 15, 2021
Days of the week: Wed
Times: 09:30am - 10:15am
Ages: 1 - 3
Baby Ballet 2: Fall 2021
Baby Ballet 2 continues the basics of dance with a target of older preschooler's and those who have completed baby ballet 1. Walking on the balance beam and basic ballet positions will combine with props and music to make the dancing experience one of fun and warmth.
Dates: Oct 11, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021
Days of the week: Mon
Times: 10:30am - 11:15am
Ages: 3 - 4
Baby Ballet 1: Fall 2021
Baby Ballet is a first step in a dancer's journey. The curriculum includes props such as scarves, spots and music which encourage the children to learn music and dance concepts in a warm and playful environment.
Dates: Oct 11, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021
Days of the week: Mon
Times: 09:30am - 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 3

Mighty Gymnastics: Fall 2021
This tumbling class is for our seasoned walkers. We will explore the family gym space and learn to move our bodies while walking on balancing on a beam, rolling and moving over mats, and exploring the fun of jumping. This class requires adult participation.
Dates: Oct 14, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 10:30am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 3
Mini Gymnastics: Fall 2021
This tumbling class is geared toward our newest walkers that are able to move around unassisted. They will have soft mats to move on and over, as well play with age-appropriate toys to help develop their fine and gross motor skills. This class requires adult participation.
Dates: Oct 14, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 09:30am - 10:00am
Ages: 1 - 2
Mighty Gymnastics: Fall 2021
This tumbling class is for our seasoned walkers. We will explore the family gym space and learn to move our bodies while walking on balancing on a beam, rolling and moving over mats, and exploring the fun of jumping. This class requires adult participation.
Dates: Sep 23, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 10:30am - 11:00am
Ages: 2 - 3
Mini Gymnastics: Fall 2021
This tumbling class is geared toward our newest walkers that are able to move around unassisted. They will have soft mats to move on and over, as well play with age-appropriate toys to help develop their fine and gross motor skills. This class requires adult participation.
Dates: Sep 23, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 09:30am - 10:00am
Ages: 1 - 2
JCC Playgroup: Fall 2021
JCC Playgroup is designed to let your little one explore obstacles and gym activities in a structured environment. Each week they will be able to play on a different course while practicing their social skills!
Dates: Oct 13, 2021 - Dec 15, 2021
Days of the week: Wed
Times: 10:30am - 11:00am
Ages: 1 - 3
Art for Littles: Fall 2021
What can you create together? This parent/child art class facilitates creativity and play. In this art class, you'll have the chance to explore different kinds of art, projects, and styles.
Dates: Oct 12, 2021 - Dec 14, 2021
Days of the week: Tue
Times: 09:30am - 10:15am
Ages: 1 - 3
Toddler Yoga: Fall 2021
Attention cool caregivers and trendy toddlers; yoga at the JCC is here! Join us for some stretchy fun! Expect to use your imagination and connect to your little one through fun movement, partner poses, even balance. Small children can use yoga to learn meditation tricks and breathing techniques. This can help with big emotions, improving relationships, even help to focus and find calm. It might sound serious but trust me we will laugh, play, and some might even cry! Thanks in advance for the chance to connect with you and yours, namaste.
Dates: Oct 11, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021
Days of the week: Mon
Times: 10:00am - 10:35am
Ages: 1 - 2
Toddler Yoga: Fall 2021
Attention cool caregivers and trendy toddlers; yoga at the JCC is here! Join us for some stretchy fun! Expect to use your imagination and connect to your little one through fun movement, partner poses, even balance. Small children can use yoga to learn meditation tricks and breathing techniques. This can help with big emotions, improving relationships, even help to focus and find calm. It might sound serious but trust me we will laugh, play, and some might even cry! Thanks in advance for the chance to connect with you and yours, namaste.
Dates: Sep 13, 2021 - Oct 4, 2021
Days of the week: Mon
Times: 10:00am - 10:35am
Ages: 1 - 3

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