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family & All Ages

Kids: Early Childhood & Elementary

Kids & Teens: Middle/High School


Family & All Ages

kids: Early Childhood & Elementary

Kids & Teens: Middle/High School


Family & All Ages

Summer Programs for Kids

Summer Programs for Kids: see details below

• American Goju Karate

• Fencing Clinics

• Group Swim Lessons

• Summer Sensations

Register Here for Summer Programs

If you require assistance with registration, please call 914.366.7898

American GoJu Karate with Sensei Bob Chillemi (Ages 5-12)

June 18 – August 20 (no class July 4)

Progressive Karate Instruction

White, Blue, Yellow, and Green Belts 

10 Mondays 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM OR
9 Wednesdays 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM 

Purple, Brown, and Black Belts

10 Mondays 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM OR
9 Wednesdays 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM 

10 Mondays – JCC Member $220; Non-member $250
9 Wednesdays – JCC Member $198; Non-member $225

Fencing Clinics with Coach Mio (Ages 7-12)

Weeks of June 25 and August 20

The perfect introduction to fencing! Fencing is one of the fastest growing sports across the U.S.  Learn the craft and skills of fencing through this introduction to the rules, technique and tactics of the sport.  We will cover basic fundamentals of foot work, blade-work, strategy, and form. Improve balance, hand-eye coordination and self esteem through drills, games and fencing bouts.

Week 1: Monday through Friday, June 25 – June 29
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Week 2: Monday through Friday, August 20 – August 24
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fees per week- JCC Member $345; Non-member $395 (+ $30 equipment rental fee which is waived if you have your own equipment) 

Private lessons are also available; call for additional information.

Group Swim Lessons (6 months – 12 years)

Browse our programs here.

Summer Sensations with Westchester Circus Arts (Ages 5-12)

August 20 – August 24, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

This summer the Shames JCC, in collaboration with Westchester Circus Arts, offers kids a CIRCUS sensation! After arrival and sign-in with JCC counselors, participants will spend their mornings on our field with fully equipped circus specialists.

Kids will love balancing on a tight-wire, juggling, hula-hooping, stilt-walking, unicycling, and more!

After lunch, afternoons will be spent doing fun activities such as relays and basketball in the gym, swimming in the pool, playing games and making crafts. Snacks are included. Bring a bathing suit, towel, swim cap, and a meat-free, nut-free lunch.

Full week – JCC Member $360; Non-member $420

Daily – JCC Member $90; Non-member $105

Extended Care in the Youth Lounge:
Early Drop Off, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, $7/day
Late Pick-up, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM, $21/day

Vacation Sensations Plus:
Children with special needs enjoy the same programming with additional support (2:1 child to staff ratio). Intake required. Call for fees and additional information.