Children, Teens & Families - Squirrel Hill

The JCC provides fun and enriching programs that foster our community of children and their families. 

J Nights
Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Optional dinner: 6-6:30 pm; Activities 6:30-7:30 pm
Experience new programs and unique opportunities!
$10/person; $5 optional dinner
Registration required by 6 pm of the previous business day.
March 4–JCC Master Chefs: grades K-3
Kids will have a blast becoming Junior Chefs for the night. We will decorate chef hats, braid and decorate Challa, make parfaits and more during this fun filled night.

Kids Nite Out (PreK*-Grade 6)
Saturdays, 6-10 pm
March 14
Enjoy a Saturday night out while your child has fun with us! The evening includes dinner, swimming, sports, crafts and a movie.
$36; $31/ Clubhouse member
$9/sibling; $5 additional walk-in fee and Out on the Town fee
*PreK children must be potty trained.

NEW! J Sundays at the JCC (Grades 5-8)
Sundays, 1-3 pm
Bring your friends for an afternoon you won't want to miss! 
$25/person/all 3 sessions
Registration is required by 5 pm of the previous business day.

March 8–Pillow case decorating, friendship bracelet making and cookie decorating
May 3–Flower planting, picture frame making and tie dye (please bring an item to tie dye) 

I've Got the Magic in Me (PreK-Grade 3)
Sunday, March 22, 1-2:30 pm

Kids will have a blast at our Sunday Magic Show, filled with amazing tricks and surprises! Then have fun making Passover crafts.
$20/person; $5/walk-in fee
Registration required by 5 pm on Friday, March 20 


Kids will have fun with the JCC when school is not in session! 

Spring J Days
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Field TripsIn House

Monday, March 30: Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
Lions, tigers and bears- oh my! Join the JCC while we discover new facts about animals, get an upclose and personal view of wildlife, and kick off a week of fun filled J Days.

Monday, April 6: Art Party
Tie- dye, chalk drawing, jewelry making, create your own art, and more will have each participant feeling like a Junior Picasso! Please bring an item to tie dye.

Tuesday, March 31: Heinz History Center and Sports Museum
Pour on the excitement and experience 145 years of Heinz innovations, see exclusive artifacts from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and relive the moments that make Pittsburgh sports spectacular.

Tuesday, April 7: Splish, Splash, Summer Fun
Play your favorite summertime activities, splash around the pool for pool games, and participate in camp like activities all day long!

Wednesday, April 1: Romp N Roll
Lace up your roller skates for a fun filled day! Spin around the rink with your friends, listen to your favorite music, and play your favorite roller rink games.
Wednesday, April 8: Magical Mystery Day
What is in store for today? You will have to comeand see for yourself! Every hour there will be a new surprise that will delight participants!
Thursday, April 2: Super Snapology
Kids’ imaginations will soar as they discover a new world of Lego activities, robotics, interactive gaming and more.
Thursday, April 9: Superhero Adventures (ends at 4:30pm)
Comic book creating, making your own cape, marvelous mask making, and more will make kids feel like a superhero all day long!
Friday, April 3: Fun Fore All (ends at 4:30 pm)
Kids will have a blast as they climb a rock wall, score in a round of mini golf, and play in Pittsburgh’s most amazing kids play area—Ballocity. With three levels of activities, kids will experience over 30 interactive activities!
Friday, April 10
The JCC is closed in observance of Pasover.

Items to Remeber: 

  • PreK-grade 6
  • Please pack a dairy (no meat) lunch, bathing suit and a towel
  • J Days run from 9 am-4 pm
  • Before Care: 7:30-9 am (no charge)
  • After Care: 4-6 pm ($12/day or FREE to all 2014-15 Clubhouse families)
  • Field Trips: $75/child; $65/child if you register by 5 pm of the previous business day
  • In House: $65/child; $55/child if you register by 5 pm of the previous business day 
  • $5 discount for all 2014-15 Clubhouse families
  • PreK children must be potty trained


Join Clubhouse
Have you signed up to be a part of the Clubhouse after-school program for the 2014-15 school year yet? If not, now is the best time!

November Special: Anyone who registers their child during the month of November for the JCC's Premier After-School Program will receive a free Kids Nite Out! To schedule a tour or trial day, please contact Meredith Brown at 412-697-3520.