Preschool Classes


EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSES & SPORTS


 View a complete listing of Early Childhood offerings in our CLASS DIRECTORY 

 

UPTOWN

FALL

BALLET
Our littlest dancers begin learning the fundamentals of ballet while also developing their balance and gross motor skills. Open to new and returning students. Must be potty trained. Ballet shoes are required. No class October 4.
September 13 - December 6
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5 and potty trained
Instructor: Alli Scott Craig
$160 member / $190 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

CREATIVITY CORNER
Young artists will explore their creative side through hands-on art activities in a variety of art mediums that encourage inquiry, imagination, and positive sense of self in this fun class. Dress for a mess as these young artists will be molding with clay, printmaking and much more! No class November 24.
September 15 - December 8
Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Ages: 3 to 5 must be potty trained
Instructor: Libby Vieira da Cunha
$160 member / $190 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

INTRODUCTION TO DANCE
Introduction to Dance will teach varying styles of dance, including ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, contemporary, tap, Broadway-style, partner, and even line dancing! Each class will expose students to the basics of a dance style while exploring different ways to move the body to a wide range of age-appropriate music. Must be potty trained. No class on November 25.
September 16 - December 9
Fridays, 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5 must be potty trained
Instructor: Elle Ciccarone
$160 member / $190 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

LITTLE CHEFS
Participants will expand their palettes by preparing and tasting a variety of healthy snacks and treats. Instructor Robin Mainieri has eleven years of teaching experience, including five years teaching kindergarten cooking classes. She currently works at Green to Go serving healthy, organic foods. No class on October 12 and November 23.
September 14 - December 7
Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Ages: 3 to 5 years old - must be potty trained
Instructor: Robin Mainieri
$160 member / $190 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

MIXIN N' MOVIN
Anything goes! Mix it up each week with a different, fun activity. Each class will be a surprise. From yoga, relays, dancing and tumbling moves, we’ll keep moving while developing strength, balance and coordination. * Participants must be potty trained. No class October 4 (Rosh Hashanah).
September 13 - December 6
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5*
Instructor: Lindsay Hausman
$190 member only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

SPORTS HOUR
Participants will be exposed to a multitude of sports as we learn the rules and basic skills that apply to each game. Great introduction to the concept of team sports as well as individual skill development. Comfortable clothing with socks and shoes required. Based on weather, we will conduct program both indoors and outside. No class on October 3, October 17 and October 24.
September 12 - December 12
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Neal Alsop
$160 member / $190 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

SPRING

BALLET
Our littlest dancers begin learning the fundamentals of ballet while also developing their balance and gross motor skills. Open to new and returning students. Must be potty trained. Ballet shoes are required. No class February 28 & April 11.
January 10 - May 9
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Alli Scott Craig
$180 member / $210 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

CREATIVITY CORNER
Young artists will explore their creative side through hands-on art activities in a variety of art mediums that encourage inquiry, imagination, and positive sense of self in this fun class. Hosted by the beloved teacher of our Rainbow Fish, Rebecca Kitchens, be sure to dress for a mess as these young artists will be molding with clay, printmaking, and much more! No class April 13.
January 12 - May 11
Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Rebecca Kitchens
$180 member / $210 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

GARDENING CLASS
Cultivate an appreciation for the outdoors in a gardening class that offers both indoor and outdoor activities. Be prepared for hands-on experiences with seeds, dirt, compost, herbs, worms, and more! Each class includes gardening projects, movement, stories, crafts, and seasonal farm-fresh fruit/vegetable snacks. Must be potty trained. No class January 16, February 13 & 27, and April 10.
January 9 - May 8
Mondays, 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Davida Finger
$180 member / $210 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

INTRODUCTION TO DANCE
Introduction to Dance will teach varying styles of dance, including ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, contemporary, tap, Broadway-style, partner, and even line dancing! Each class will expose students to the basics of a dance style while exploring different ways to move the body to a wide range of age-appropriate music. Must be potty trained. No class on April 14.
January 13 - May 12
Fridays, 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Elle Ciccarone
$180 member / $210 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

LITTLE CHEFS
Participants will expand their palettes by preparing and tasting a variety of healthy snacks and treats. Instructor Robin Mainieri has eleven years of teaching experience, including five years teaching kindergarten cooking classes. She currently works at Green to Go serving healthy, organic foods. No class on March 1 & April 12.
January 11 - May 10
Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Robin Mainieri
$180 member / $210 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

METAIRIE
 

GYMNASTICS: Ages 3 to 5
Children will learn progressive skills in gymnastics. Boys and girls are taught gymnastic skills that will teach balance, strength, and agility. You will learn new skills, be challenged, and have fun.
January 10 - February 14
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 4:45 PM
Ages: 3 to 5
Instructor: Jennifer Daley
$125 member / $150 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

 


For more information contact: 

UPTOWN:  Adrienne Shulman | Early Childhood Director | adrienne@nojcc.org

METAIRIE:  Terrance Perkins Children's Director - Metairie terrance@nojcc.org.