News for March 2013

Group Exercise Holiday Schedule: March 31
Mar 27, 2013

Group Exercise Holiday Schedule:Sunday, March 31 8am: Spinning with Mark 8:15am: Group Power with Brittany 9:15am: Yoga with Jessica 10am: Spinning with Bob 11am: Pilates with Gabriella 11am: Group Power with Marsha   More info on the Group Exercise page…


Spring Program Mini Guide
Mar 22, 2013

  Check out the new Squirrel Hill Spring Mini Guide! Featuring Swimming classes, sports leagues, and more! Click to download the Spring Program Guide. …


Fitness & Wellness Tip: Top 10 Nutritional Mistakes Made by Active People
Mar 22, 2013

Top 10 Nutritional Mistakes Made by Active People… Though active people typically pay close attention to their fitness regimen- they often make crucial mistakes in their diet. Not putting the right nutrients in your body could ultimately affect the overall fitness benefits of an active lifestyle.   Skipping breakfast. Experts agree- skipping…


Your Passover Story: Pass it Down Art Exhibit
Mar 19, 2013

Your Passover Story: Pass It Down March 19th – April 26th, 2013 In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway’s colleagues bet him in a bar to write a story in only six words. He wrote: "For sale: baby shoes. Never used." Hemingway is said to have considered it his best work. Brevity may…


Passover Holiday Hours
Mar 19, 2013

Passover 2013 Holiday Building Hours Passover 2013First two days: Monday, March 25: Closes at 5pm Tuesday, March 26: Closed Wednesday, March 27: Partial Opening 5:30am-10pm (ECDC, Clubhouse, J Cafe, Fitness Centers) Last two days: Sunday, March 31: Closed at 5pm Monday, April 1: Closed 2013 Holiday Hours Calendar …


March J Days: School Days Off Programs
Mar 19, 2013

March J Days For children in grades PreK-6 * PreK children must be potty trained   When school is out, have fun with us. Each day includes free swim, sports of all sorts, arts & crafts and more. Have your child bring a dairy lunch, swim suit and towel every day.  Registration is required by 5pm of previous…


Larry Sadja 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Mar 18, 2013

18th Annual Larry Sadja 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT UNTIL TIPOFF!REGISTER TODAY! DON’T MISS OUT ON THE CHANCE TO PLAY IN THE 2013 LARRY SADJA 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT Sunday, March 24, 2013 ADULT BRACKET             9:00-11:30 AM YOUTH BRACKETS          NOON-4:00 PM All games played at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, Squirrel HillOnly…


The Potluck Theater Workshop
Mar 15, 2013

The Potluck Theater Workshop Explore ways to make your personal story universal through theatrical and movement exercises. No background in theater or dance is necessary. Tuesdays 1-2:30pm April 23 May 28 Free and open to the community Room 202, Squirrel Hill JCC This unique, creative storytelling workshop for adults of all ages will be led by renowned dance-theater…


JCC Endurance Club: Running Clinic
Mar 15, 2013

JCC Endurance ClubRunning Clinic Sunday, March 249:30-11amLevinson B, JCC Squirrel Hill Functional Stretching for Runners Eating for Endurance Athletes by Robin Brown, R.D. Give your old shoes/sneakers a new life! Bring them in and we'll take them to recycle. Registration required. Contact Marsha Mullen at 412-521-8011, ext. 380 to register or for more information. The JCC…


Fitness & Wellness Tip: Be Portion Aware
Mar 14, 2013

BE PORTION AWARE Weighing food or counting calories isn’t something that most people want to be bothered with. You can, however, look closely at the things that influence how much you serve. In recent studies, it has been found that people can eat 20% less without noticing…- and if we make…


Grow & Learn: Class for Parents & Babies
Mar 14, 2013

Grow & Learn A class for parents and their babies (age birth - 9 months old) You and your baby will love this 6-week class which addresses all domains of your baby's development: Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Cognitive, Social Emotional, Expressive Language, and Receptive Language. We will play together while learning…


My Baby & Me: New Parent Support Groups
Mar 14, 2013

You asked and we listened! My Baby and Me is excited to offer two new MANIC supportive groups to meet your needs Sunday Manic MotherhoodFinally, a Manic support group for working moms! Gather with other women to chat about everything and anything that is on your mind. This drop-in support group…


Pizza Before Pesach
Mar 14, 2013

Pizza Before Pesach Monday, March 186-7:30pm Join us for a pre-Passover dinner that includes crafts, community service projects, and all of the pizza you can eat! $18/family up to 4; $10 each additional person.No walk-ins will be accepted.  Program Details: Meredith Brown, 412-521-8011, ext. 181To Register: 412-521-8011, ext. 202 …


Snowy J Days: School Days Off Programs
Mar 6, 2013

Snowy J Days Today!Wednesday, March 6   Snowy School days off children programs today at the JCC! Gym, games, art projects, swimming and more! JCC in Squirrel Hill  7:30-4pm $30 $25/Clubhouse members  Bring a swim suit & dairy lunch   Contact Meredith Brown at 412-521-8011, ext. 181…


Fitness & Wellness Tip: Heart Healthy Diet
Mar 1, 2013

Eat a heart-healthy diet…. Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grain and high-fiber foods.  Eat fish at least twice a week, preferably oily fish, or talk to your health provider about taking omega-3 fatty acid (fish oil ) supplements.  Do your best to eat less salt. Limit sodium to 1,500…