Classes

Our community celebrates the joys of childhood and encourages the independence of youth. For decades, New Orleans families have trusted the JCC with their teens, and we have responded with a year-round mix of clubs, parties, dances and activities.

 

UPTOWN

 

GAME ROOM DROP IN
Come hang out with Daryl Ceaser (Children’s Director) and Garrett Moore (Teen Director) on Sunday afternoons in the Game Room! Have time to chillax or play games in a supervised, kid-friendly space. Parents of children ages 7-10 must remain on the premises while children are in the Game Room. When there is no attendant, the Game Room is closed for all ages. Closed January 31 and February 7.
January 10 - May 1
Sundays, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ages: 7 and up
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser, Garrett Moore
Members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

FEBRUARY

KIDS' NIGHT OUT
Spend Saturday night as your favorite pop star or band member! We’ll have a rockin’ good time singing karaoke, participating in a lip-synch competition and playing games themed around your favorite music. As always, we’ll end the night with pizza and a movie. Online registration for Kids' Night Out will close at 4:00 PM on Friday, February 19. After 4:00 PM Friday, register in person or by phone.
Saturday, February 20
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Laura Hanft
$20 members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

SCIENCE FUN WITH RYAN!
Does your young scientist have interest in things like volcanoes or rockets? Children will discover the physical world while learning basic scientific processes through problem solving and experimentation. No class March 27 and April 24.
February 14 - May 15
Sundays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Grades: 2 - 5
Instructor: Ryan Gilbert
$160 plus additional supply fee to be paid first day of class member / $190 plus additional supply fee to be paid first day of class non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

GAME ROOM DROP IN
Come hang out with Daryl Ceaser (Children’s Director) and Garrett Moore (Teen Director) on Sunday afternoons in the Game Room! Have time to chillax or play games in a supervised, kid-friendly space. Parents of children ages 7-10 must remain on the premises while children are in the Game Room. When there is no attendant, the Game Room is closed for all ages. Closed January 31 and February 7.
January 10 - May 1
Sundays, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Ages: 7 and up
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser, Garrett Moore
Members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

YOUNG ARTISTS: DRAWING (GRADES K-2)
Local artist Kathryn Zansler teaches students art and drawing, building upon each lesson with new skills and theory. Student will learn color theory, shapes and classical measuring through use of traditional and mixed media tools of expression. Includes an additional $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
February 14 - May 15
Sundays, 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Grades: K - 2
Instructor: Kathryn Zansler
$200 member / $240  non-member
New Orleans JCC – Uptown


YOUNG ARTISTS: DRAWING (GRADES 3-5)
Local artist Kathryn Zansler teaches students art and drawing, building upon each lesson with new skills and theory. Student will learn color theory, shapes and classical measuring through use of traditional and mixed media tools of expression. Includes an additional $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
February 14 - May 15
Sundays, 12:00 - 12:50 PM
Grades: 3 - 5
Instructor: Kathryn Zansler
$200  member / $240 non-member
New Orleans JCC – Uptown


YOUNG ARTISTS: DRAWING (GRADES 6-8)
Local artist Kathryn Zansler teaches students art and drawing, building upon each lesson with new skills and theory. Student will learn color theory, shapes and classical measuring through use of traditional and mixed media tools of expression. Includes an additional $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
February 14 - May 15
Sundays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Grades: 6 - 8
Instructor: Kathryn Zansler
$220 member / $250 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

MARCH

CREATIVE WRITING
From storytelling to blogging, modern writing is all about self-expression and creativity. Local writer and journalist, Elizabeth Beller, teaches budding writers about techniques, process, and character through exercises’ and exploration.
March 28 - May 2
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Grades: 6 - 8
Instructor: Elizabeth Beller
$120 member / $145 non-member
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

GAME ROOM DROP IN
Come hang out with Daryl Ceaser (Children’s Director) and Garrett Moore (Teen Director) on Sunday afternoons in the Game Room! Have time to chillax or play games in a supervised, kid-friendly space. Parents of children ages 7-10 must remain on the premises while children are in the Game Room. When there is no attendant, the Game Room is closed for all ages. Closed January 31 and February 7.
January 10 - May 1
Sundays, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Ages: 7 and up
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser, Garrett Moore
Members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

KIDS' NIGHT OUT
Come to the JCC ready for bed in your pajamas! We’ll play slumber party games, do a bedtime craft, eat pizza and watch a movie at this sleepless sleepover party. Online registration for Kids' Night Out will close at 4:00 PM on Friday, February 18. After 4:00 PM Friday, register in person or by phone.
Saturday, March 19
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser
$20 members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

APRIL 

GAME ROOM DROP IN
Come hang out with Daryl Ceaser (Children’s Director) and Garrett Moore (Teen Director) on Sunday afternoons in the Game Room! Have time to chillax or play games in a supervised, kid-friendly space. Parents of children ages 7-10 must remain on the premises while children are in the Game Room. When there is no attendant, the Game Room is closed for all ages. Closed January 31 and February 7.
January 10 - May 1
Sundays, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Ages: 7 and up
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser, Garrett Moore
Members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

KIDS' NIGHT OUT
Spend Saturday night at the J while parents have a night out, too. We’ll enjoy an evening filled with carnival games, prizes, pizza and a movie. Online registration for Kids' Night Out will close at 4:00 PM on Friday, April 15. After 4:00 PM Friday, register in person or by phone.
Saturday, April 16
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Daryl Ceaser
$20 members only
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

METAIRIE

FEBRUARY

GAME ZONE
Spend the afternoon playing all types of different games: chess, pool, checkers, card games, video games and more! Children are welcome to bring a game from home to share and teach their friends. No class March 27.
February 21 - April 3
Sundays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grades: 1 - 7
Instructor: Terrance Perkins
$50 member / $75 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

GYMNASTICS
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! No class March 27.
February 21 - April 3
Sundays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Alexis Cavalier
$75 member / $100 non-member
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

KIDS' NIGHT OUT
Spend Saturday night at the Center while your parents have a night on the town. We'll create and play with a giant obstacle course, eat pizza and watch a movie.
Saturday, February 20
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Terrance Perkins
$20 members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 

MARCH 

KIDS' NIGHT OUT
Spend Saturday night at the Center while your parents have a night on the town. We'll have a dance party, play music themed games, eat pizza and watch a movie.
Saturday, March 19
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Grades: K - 5
Instructor: Terrance Perkins
$20 members only
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie

 


 

 View a complete listing of CHILDREN & TEEN offerings in our CLASS DIRECTORY and register online today!
 

For more information contact

UPTOWN

Laura Hanft | Children's/Camp Director | laura@nojcc.org

Daryl Ceaser | Children's/Assistant Camp Director | daryl@nojcc.org

METAIRIE

 Terrance Perkins | Children's/Assistant Camp Director | terrance@nojcc.org