June 18 – August 19 (no class July 4; make-up will be scheduled)
Aqua Cycling utilized stationary bikes underwater at waist level, allowing the rider to pedal against the resistance of the water, creating a significantly better workout.
Burn twice the calories in half the time with this new 9 week program open for all swimming abilities and fitness levels.
9 classes meeting 1x/week
Monday 10:30 AM; Tuesday 10:15 AM; Thursday 7:00 AM: Sunday 11:00 AM
Wednesday 6:00 PM; Thursday 3:00 PM; Friday 2:00 PM; Saturday 12:15 PM
JCC Member $135; Non-member $180
Basketball: Men’s League (Adults 21+)
Begins June 18 (Game schedule sent in advance of first game)
Join our competitive men’s basketball league! Come as a free agent or with your own team of 7 to 10 players, and we will outfit you with team jerseys for a 6 game season plus playoffs (all teams make the playoffs). Games feature 2 referees, a scorekeeper, stat book and our score tracking website (no formal coaching or practice sessions; game play only).
6 Games: Mondays and/or Wednesdays between 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
JCC Member $100; Non-member $120
Card & Game Room
Tuesdays, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Enjoy time with good friends or new acquaintances in our card and game room. Cards and a variety of board games are available. Members and their accompanying guests may drop-in anytime between 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Stay for three minutes or all three hours – the door is open!
Engage Jewish Service Corps
ENGAGE volunteers come together at diverse locations to provide community service. Days and times vary.
ENGAGE in Knitting: an ongoing group of knitters who meet monthly and also knit/crochet at home and donate their items to domestic shelters, hospitals, and community centers
ENGAGE in Song: includes rehearsals and sing-alongs to bring music and songs to children and elderly
ENGAGE Volunteer Opportunities: participate in group service projects at various times and locations in Westchester
Click HERE to see specific ENGAGE dates and programs.
Experiences in Art & Craft
Monday’s Second Act: Craft with Linda Paver
Mondays (June 25; July 9, 16, 23)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
No registration required. $5 materials fee due upon participation. FREE for ENGAGE Volunteers.
Drop-in and try a new craft. Beginners welcome. Every project looks wonderful. Go home with a finished project or arrangement.
June 25: Floral Arranging with Supermarket Flowers
July 9: Canvas Creations with Poured Paint
July 16: Decoupage Flower Pots
July 23: Weaving Jewelry
Wonders in Watercolor with Renee Shamosh
Take the mystery out of watercolor painting! Young adults and young at heart (ages 16 to 99), and all experience levels welcome. Class focuses on each student’s personal needs and goals, and includes demonstration, painting, and critique. Supply list provided upon registration.
Friday, July 13, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM (register by July 10) OR
Monday, July 30, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (register by July 26)
JCC Member $35 per session; Non-member $45 per session
Mixed Media Collage with Renee Shamosh
Create a memorable keepsake using a combination of cut and torn papers, markers, and paint. Bring some photos you wish to include in your finished piece.
Friday, July 27, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM (register by July 24)
JCC Member $28; Non-member $38, materials included
Gourd Art Vase with Beth Kane
Gourd Art is the fascinating process of carving, burning, painting and weaving on nature’s pottery: hard shelled gourds. Local gourd artist Beth Kane takes students through the process of turning a simple, hard shelled gourd into a stunning vase. Participants will use wood-burning techniques and alcohol inks to create a unique and useful piece of art for their homes. Please bring a protective smock or wear “painting clothes.” Beginner through advanced crafters encouraged. To learn more about Gourd Art and to see Beth’s work, visit www.FrolicCrafts.com
Wednesday, July 25, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (register by July 23)
JCC Member $65; Non-member $70 (+ $10 materials fee due upon registration)
Paint & Party with Renee Shamosh
Relax, unwind, and get creative with a glass of wine, nibbles, coffee, and a paintbrush. Come alone, grab a friend, or make it a date night.
Landscape, Acrylic on Canvas
Thursday, July 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (register by July 9)
Still Life, Acrylic on Canvas
Thursday, August 2, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (register by July 30)
JCC Member $45 per session; Non-members $55 per session (materials included)
Health & Wellness Series: One Step at a Time Fitness Walks
Join Assistant General Manager of Fitness, Lisa Bruskin, for a robust walk and expert talk along the Hudson River. Learn about fitness, walking techniques, general nutrition, hydration, and what you should know about exercising outdoors.
Count your steps and make your steps count! Please make sure to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, water, and hat or visor, and wear sneakers.
All are welcome! Free to Shames JCC Members and Non-members.
Morning Walk: Monday, July 9, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Evening Walk: Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Krav Maga with Gil Woodbridge (Ages 16+)
Krav Maga is a military self-defense and fighting system developed for the Israeli army; it incorporates techniques from Boxing, Wrestling, Aikido, Judo, Karate, and more. It provides participants with a real workout and development of meaningful self-defense skills.
10 Sundays (June 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19, 26)
10:45 AM – 11:35 AM
JCC Member $240; Non-member $270
Mah Jongg & Canasta
Mah Jongg for Beginners with Rose Asprea
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 1: July 10, 17, 24, 31 (register by July 6)
Session 2: August 7, 14, 21, 28 (register by August 3)
JCC Member $135; Non-member $160
Canasta for Beginners with Carol Bennett
Thursdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 1: July 12, 19, 26, August 2 (register by July 9)
Session 2: August 9, 16, 23, 30 (register by August 6)
JCC Member $135; Non-member $160
Masters Swimming: Improve Stoke Mechanics, Endurance, and Strength
June 18 – August 17
From triathlon training to just getting back into the swim of things, Masters Swimming can help you achieve your goals!
Enjoy a group swim with on-deck coaches that lead set workouts designed to improve skills, endurance, and strength. Individuals of all swimming abilities are welcome including those interested in competitive fitness, those looking to add intensity to their workout, and those aiming to improve their skills in freestyle, butterfly, backstroke, and breaststroke.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM
JCC Member $260; Non-member $325
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
JCC Member $180; Non-member $225
Wednesdays, 9:45 AM – 11:30 AM (June 6, 13, 20, 27)
Retired professionals and executives enjoy fellowship, stimulating lectures and performances, and a healthy exchange of ideas over coffee and bagels.
No advance registration required. Both men and women are welcome as guests. JCC membership and $65 annual club dues required for ongoing attendance.
Click here for details about the upcoming meeting topics.
Music, Lectures & Film: Mondays this Summer!
No advance registration required. Doors open at 9:30 AM. $5 per session.
Monday, June 18, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Solomon Plays Dylan: Live Concert
Monday, June 25, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography
Monday, July 9, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Film – Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love
Monday, July 16, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Bubby’s Stories – Belarus to the Bronx
Monday, July 23, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Artist as Witness – Holocaust Survivor
Monday, July 30, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Making a Killing in Westchester County
Monday, August 6, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Dear Babe: Film and Discussion
Monday, August 13, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Oklahoma!: Musical Film
Monday, August 20, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Cyd Charisse: Her Life and Work
Click HERE for details about the music, lectures, and films.
Outdoor Fitness: Get Moving Outside this Summer!
Begins Monday, June 18 on the Shames JCC Playing Field
Drop in once or every day! Free to ALL JCC Members.
Mondays at 7:00 AM
Walk it Off (2 mile guided walk and stretch)
Tuesdays at 8:45 AM
Warrior Boot Camp (Cardio & Toning Challenge)
Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Sunset Yoga (Hatha Yoga)
Thursdays at 5:30 AM
Power Up Boot Camp for Men
Thursdays at 10:15 AM
Xceptional Performance (Interval Training Challenge)
Fridays at 7:45 AM
Sunrise Surrender Yoga (Gentle Yoga)
Yiddish Conversation and Culture with Maddy Simon
Speakers and dabblers keep Yiddish alive with conversations, classic Yiddish literature, song, and laughter. Explore Sholem Aleichem, I.L. Peretz, Yiddish music, and our roots as first and second generation Jewish people. Beginners welcome.
4 Tuesdays (June 19, 26; July 10, 17)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
JCC Member $72; Non-member $80