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Youth Social Skills Classes

Download the Fall 2017 registration form for Let's Play and Friends:
Held at the J, click here.
Held in Arlington, click here.

Let’s Play

Ages: 6–8
Join us for an hour of fun and exploration as children learn and strengthen their social skills through active play in a safe and supportive environment. This class is designed for children with ADD/ADHD, high functioning autism (formerly Asperger’s
syndrome) and related disorders. Children must be able to participate verbally in group activities. A welcome interview for new participants must be scheduled prior to the first class.

Sundays, September 10–December 10

(11 weeks)
(no class Oct. 8, Nov. 5, 26)
1pm–2pm
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $260/ $198 member
Code: #8441

Sundays, January 21–March 18 (7 weeks)

(no class Jan. 28, Feb. 18)
1pm–2pm
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $165/ $126 member
Code: #8442

Sundays, April 22–June 10 (6 weeks)

(no class May 20, 27)
1pm–2pm
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $142/ $108 member
Code: #8443

Friends

Ages: 9–12
A fun class designed to help children explore and understand their emotions through weekly discussions and activities. Topics include dealing with anger, understanding feelings, the power of positive thinking, and handling stress. This class is designed for children with ADD/ADHD, high-functioning autism and related disorders. Children must be able to participate verbally in group activities. A welcome interview for new participants must be scheduled prior to the first class.

Sundays, September 10–December 10 (11 weeks)
(no class Oct. 8, Nov. 5, 26)
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $260/ $198 member
Class I
2:15pm–3:15pm
Code: #8444
Class II
3:30pm–4:30pm
Code: #8445

Sundays, January 21–March 18 (7 weeks)

(no class Jan. 28, Feb. 18)
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $165/ $126 member
Class I
2:15pm–3:15pm
Code: #8446
Class II
3:30pm–4:30pm
Code: #8447

Sundays, April 22–June 10 (6 weeks)

(no class May 20, 27)
Location: JCCNV
Fee: $142/ $108 member
Class I
2:15pm–3:15pm
Code: #8448
Class II
3:30pm–4:30pm
Code: 8449

*Additional Social Skills classes are available: Arlington County and Gal Pals groups.
For more information on these and the classes above, please contact Arlene.Lechner@jccnv.org, 703.537.3032.

Adapted Aquatics

The Adapted Aquatics program is designed for individuals of all ages with communication spectrum disorders. The goal of the 30-minute private lesson is for the student to experience the relaxing pleasure of being in the water, while at the same time feeling comfortable, safe, and independent.

Contact Teo Albu, Aquatics Director, at Teo.Albu@jccnv.org, 703.537.3053

Before- and After-School Enrichment (BASE) Program

To arrange support for your child, contact Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org, 703.537.3031.

Make the most of every afternoon! The PM BASE program runs from the time the school dismisses until 6pm daily. Upon arrival from school, your child will be served a snack, comprised of two nutritious food groups, and will be able to choose from the following activities:

  • A quiet homework room with staff on hand to assist
  • Science, arts and crafts, and cooking projects
  • Free creative play in either the Junior (grades K–2) or Senior (grades 3–6) BASE rooms stocked with age-appropriate toys, games and books
  • Organized sports and team-building activities in our indoor gymnasium and outside on the playground
  • Board games and foosball in our game room
  • Free swim twice a week in the JCCNV’s 25-meter heated indoor pool

Kids’ Night Out!

Ages: 18 months–12 years old

To arrange support for your child, contact Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org, 703.537.3031. 

At Kids’ Night Out (KNO), children enjoy a Saturday night chock-full of swimming, movies, games, sports, and more — all at the JCCNV! The supervised activities provide parents with the opportunity to enjoy an evening out or attend programming around the J!


Adults 

Make Your Move

Ages: 18+

Thursdays, June 8–July 6 (5 weeks)
10:45am–11:30am
Location: JCCNV
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax

Join us in this great movement program that incorporates dance, music, and a whole lot of fun! This program is for adults of ANY ability. You will have the freedom to move to your own beat while maximizing your own individual strengths. This program is run by j.dance through the family services department.

Fee: $5 per class
Code: #8349

 

JCCNV Adult Bowling League

Sundays, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Bowl America, Fairfax Circle
Ages: 18+
Contact: Jean.Gurman@jccnv.org

Join the JCCNV adult bowling league and enjoy 13 weeks of fun and camaraderie as we compete for cash prizes (and bragging rights) at the completion of our winter/ spring session!

  • Join as a team (4 people) or as an individual. All are welcome
  • Commitment for the entire 13-week session is a must (even if absent)
  • Fee includes shoes and three games per week.

Payment must be made during league bowling nights by cash or checks only. Checks should be made payable to JCCNV Bowling League. Confirmation of your decision to participate is needed on or before December 20. Registration forms can be emailed or left at the J's front desk.

Click here to download the registration form.

For more information, contact Jean.Gurman@jccnv.org or 703.323.0880.
 

 

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