News for January 2013

February Group Exercise Schedule
Jan 31, 2013

The Squirrel Hill February Group Exercise Schedule is now available with new classes! New Saturday classes for February 9am - Spinning 12pm - TRX 2:15pm - Power Yoga (RDS)   Download the February Group Exercise Schedule Check out the Squirrel Hill Group Exercise page for more info…


Fitness & Wellness: How to keep your New Year motivation!
Jan 31, 2013

You started the New Year full of motivation and enthusiasm. You decided that this is going to be YOUR year to make lasting changes and improve the quality of your life. Now that we’re almost a month in, perhaps your motivation has started to wane and doubt has crept in.…


Women's Centerfit Platinum Wet Area Closed: 2/15 - 2/17
Jan 31, 2013

The women’s Centerfit Platinum wet area will be closed due to repairs at NOON Friday, February 15th and will reopen Sunday, February 17th.  The women’s general locker room will be available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience!…


Richard E. Rauh Senior High Musical 2013: The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within A Comedy
Jan 29, 2013

Philip Chosky Performing Arts Program Presents:Richard E. Rauh Senior High Musical 2013The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within A ComedyDirected by Jill Machen   Thursday, February 14 7:30pm Saturday, February 16 8pm Sunday, February 17 2pm Wednesday, February 27 7:30pm Thursday, February 28 7:30pm Saturday, March 2 8:00pm Sunday, March 3 2pm  Tickets are $12/ Reserved ( available until February…


Jewish Journeys is this Saturday
Jan 28, 2013

Jewish Journeys: A Family Experience Through the Arts Experience the richness of Jewish life together and create a work of art to take home. Come to any or all of the sessions. This Saturday is Shabbat: A Day of Rest; a Day of Fun! Saturday, February 2 • 2-4 PM Check out all of the…


Annual Youth & Family Wellness Fair is February 10
Jan 28, 2013

JCC’s Annual Youth and Family Wellness FairFebruary 10 The annual Youth and Family Wellness Fair at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill, on Sunday, February 10, from 11am. to 3pm will be bigger than ever with more than 40 presenters, games, interactive activities and giveaways. This year’s…


New Emma Kaufmann Camp Website!
Jan 25, 2013

Have you explored the NEW EKC Website yet?   Check out the new Emma Kaufmann Camp website and be sure to check out the interactive camp map! Emma Kaufmann Camp is a co-ed, residential camp located on Cheat Lake in Morgan­town, WV., just 70 miles south of Pittsburgh. Owned and operated by…


Kids Nite Out: Jan. 26 - Where the Wild Things Are
Jan 21, 2013

Kids Nite OutJanuary 26: Where the Wild Things Are with Gabe GoldmanFor Children in Grades PreK*-7  Saturdays 6-10pm Play nature games, make nature crafts, learn about animals and hear stories about life in the wild. Plus, swimming, sports, dinner and a movie. Kids are grouped by age Meet in room 202, Kaufmann Building$36;…


The Potluck Theater Workshop
Jan 21, 2013

The Potluck Theater Workshop FREE and Open to the CommunityTuesdays, 1-2:30pmJanuary 22, February 26, March 19, April 23, May 28Room 202 Explore ways to make your personal story universal through theatrical and movement exercises. No background in theater or dance is necessary. This unique, creative storytelling workshop for adults of all ages will…


Free KettleBell & TRX Classes this Week!
Jan 21, 2013

Try it for free the week of January 20-27!Space is limited   KettleBell CardioKettleBell Cardio provides a quick, high intensity workout that targets all your major muscle groups. The KettleBell circuit gets your heart pumping while it strengthens muscles.  Tuesdays: 8:15am, Holly, $80 Tuesdays: 7pm, Lisa, $80 Sundays:  9:15am, Moya, $70 Free on Jan. 20 and…


Every Body Day is almost here!
Jan 21, 2013

Sunday, January 278am - 1pmFREE and Open to the Community Free classes, discounts, giveaways The JCC is a great place for individuals and families: State-of-the-art fitness and wellness facilities and programs including expert personal training, group exercise, KettleBell Cardio and TRX Indoor swimming pools Full-court gymnasiums Child care and preschool Sports classes, clinics, leagues and pickup games Swimming…


Calling all creative souls: Hemingway 6 word story project
Jan 18, 2013

A Project in 6 Words In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway’s colleagues challenged him in a bet 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 be the soul of wit, but it hardly seems…


J Cafe Lunch Menu: Jan. 21-25
Jan 17, 2013

J Cafe: Lunch at the JCC Are you looking for a convenient place to have lunch? Come to the J Café for a delicious kosher lunch. Check out the new J Cafe lunch schedule for January 21-25 More info on the J Cafe page…


Jewish Journeys: A Family Experience Through the Arts
Jan 15, 2013

Jewish Journeys: A Family Experience Through the Arts For families with children in grades PreK-5 Experience the richness of Jewish life together and create a work of art to take home. Come to any or all of the sessions.$10/family/session Shabbat: A Day of Rest; a Day of Fun!Saturday, February 2, 2-4pm Shalom Bayit: Peace…


Beth's Boot Camp: 100% fitness success rate--are you up for the challenge?
Jan 15, 2013

Boot Camp with Beth Bradley Do you want to see results from your workout? Beth's Boot Camp tracks progress through a standardized physical test that is taken three times during the course of the class. The numbers don't lie: Beth's Boot Camp has a 100% success rate for those who take…


Inner Balance: Improve coordination & agility
Jan 14, 2013

Inner Balance Learn how to improve balance, coordination and agility through specific exercises and activities. Make your daily living activities easier. Classes meet twice a week for five weeks and are limited to the first 10 persons who register. Tuesdays and Thursdays February 5 - March 7 10:15-11am $25 Register at the Centerfit Desk, Squirrel Hill…


Youth Boot Camp: Fitness for ages 9-13
Jan 14, 2013

Boot Camp for Youth ages 9-13 A Total body workout designed specifically for youth. Saturdays January 19 - February 16 4:30pm - $50 Register at the centerfit DeskFor more information contact Laurie Wood at 421-521-8011, ext. 260 …


Fit Girls: Fitness program for ages 8-12
Jan 14, 2013

Fit GirlsA dynamic and fun workout with Beth Henke, Personal Trainer.Ages 8-12 January 20 - February 10  Thursdays, 4:15-5:15pm, $45 Sundays, 1-2pm, $45 Both Days, $80 Register at the Centerfit DeskContact Laurie Wood at 412-521-8011, ext. 260 for more information.  …


Ultimate Frisbee Clinic & League
Jan 10, 2013

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic & League for grades 3-8 Ultimate Frisbee combines the running of soccer, passing and covering of football, and pivoting of basketball into one great game. Players will learn and practice throwing, catching, cutting, and defending skills, as well as team formations and strategies. A perfect way to get…


South Hills Birthday Bash! 1/27/13
Jan 10, 2013

The JCC-South Hills Celebrates our 14th Birthday with Fun for the Entire Family! Sunday, Jan. 27, 20132 – 4pm Open to All!   The JCC facilities will be free and open to everyone in the community as follows Fitness Center – 8 AM to 6 PM (must be 16 years old) Free Swim in the…


National JCC Maccabi Games Tryouts
Jan 9, 2013

2013 JCC MACCABI GAMESAustin, TexasJuly 28-August 2, 2013 The JCC Maccabi Games is for Jewish teens ages 13-16 as of July 31, 2013. Don’t miss this opportunity to compete against athletes from across North America, Israel and around the world.  Team and individual Sports Boys Baseball, Soccer, Basketball Girls Soccer, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Softball, Basketball Individual Sports: Bowling, Dance,…


My Baby and Me: FREE programs for new parents
Jan 9, 2013

Free Programs for New Parents and Babies   My Baby and Me runs social and educational activities for parents/caregivers with young children. A variety of free drop-in groups, classes and special events designed for families with children age 4 and under areoffered weekly. My Baby and Me staff support new families in…


Little Linguists: Bring the world closer to your children through language
Jan 8, 2013

We will bring the world closer to your children through language, music, culture, food, games and fun! Classes follow themes; each session your child will build upon fundamentals and continue to add new vocabulary and phrases. French Immersion: grades K-5 Sundays January 6-March 17 1:30-3:30 pm Chinese Story Immersion: grades PreK-5 Sundays January 6- March 17 1:15-2 pm Chinese Level I and II: grades…


J Days: Fun for kids when school is out!
Jan 8, 2013

J Days 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. January 21: Fun Slides Carpet Skate ParkJanuary 28: Maple Syrup Making at North ParkJanuary 29: Latitude 40.February 18  9 am-…


Sunday Sampler Kids Classes - Jan. 13, 20, 27
Jan 7, 2013

Sunday SamplerJanuary 13, 20, 271-3pm Chose 2 classes, snacks provided between classes. PreK-2,  1-1:50pm Junior Creators with Color Me Mine Lego Star Wars Extravaganza with Snapology Junior Theatrics with Gemini Theater PreK-2,  2:10-3pm Zumbatonic with Regent Square Zumba Junior Science Explorers with University of Pittsburgh Lego Star Wars Extravaganza with Snapology   Grades 3-5,  1-1:50pm The Animal Kingdom with Animal Rescue…


New Healthy Sprout Vending in Centerfit Gym
Jan 7, 2013

NEW: Sprout Healthy Vending Machine  The new Centerfit vending machines are stocked full of healthy drinks and snacks!Located next to Centerfit Desk in the Kaufmann Building, Lower Level.Helping you refule after your workout.     …


Shabbat Message: The Three Signs
Jan 4, 2013

Rabbi Eli Seidman, Jewish Association on AgingJanuary 4, 2013 22 Tevet, 5773The Three SignsShemot, Exodus 1:1-6:1 Moshe was called by G-d to be the leader of Israel, and to take out the Israelites from Egypt. But he objected that the Israelites would not believe him when he would tell them that…


Every Body Day at the JCC!
Jan 4, 2013

  It's Every Body Day at the JCC!Free classes, fitness programs, givaways, demos, and more! Open to the Community January 27  * 8 am-1 pm Bring your friends * All Classes FREE   8:15 am: Group Power Launch 9:15 am: Kettlebell demo class 9:30 am: Group Kick Launch 9:30 am-12:30 pm: J & R and EKC camp discounts and…