Events for June 2011

Shabbat Under the Stars
Jun 30, 2011

Shabbat Under the Stars at the JCC's Family Park Celebrate Shabbat with family, friends and the Israeli Scouts Friday, July 22 • 5:30-8 pmFor families with children ages 6 and under$15/adult; $8/child age 2 and under Rabbi Donni Aaron, the JCC's Jewish Educator, will be there with her shiny blue guitar to sing…


July 4 Class Schedule (SQ)
Jun 29, 2011

Monday, July 4, Group Ex Schedule 8:30am - Group Kick 9am - Spinning 10am - Group Power Full Group Ex Schedule…


Like Us on Facebook
Jun 27, 2011

Like us on Facebook to recieve up-to-the-minute updates, view photos/videos and stay current with all things JCC and J&R!…


Shabbat Message
Jun 24, 2011

Rabbi Barbara Symons, Temple David Korach, Numbers 16:1-18:32 Location Matters in Disputes June 24, 2011                                                                                                24 Sivan, 5771 What is the proper arena for dispute? If you are a Food Network groupie, then you are familiar with the show “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” In the territory of…


New Following Chelsea pictures!
Jun 23, 2011

New Following Chelsea pictures! Also available on our Facebook page…


AARP Driver Safety
Jun 23, 2011

AARP Drivery SafetyRefresher CourseFor Adults over 50 Monday, September 1912:30-4:30 pmSocial Hall For adults over 50 who have already taken the eight-hour course. Fulfills requirements for a continuing insurance discount from any auto insurer doing business in Pennsylvania. You must bring evidence of previous course completion no longer than 3 years ago…


Babysitting to the Rescue!
Jun 23, 2011

Goodman Shortstop Babysitting to the Rescue! JCC South Hills has babysitting hours when you want to take an exercise class or work out in the fitness center.Sunday-Friday: 9 am - noonMonday-Thursday: 6 - 8:30 pm Babysitting is available for children 6 weeks to 5 years of agePurchase at the Front DeskLimited spaces…


JCC Pittsburgh Goes Mobile!
Jun 22, 2011

Mobile website launch Visit JCCPGH.org from your Smartphone or other mobile device to view schedules or keep up-to-date on JCC news, events and much more while on the go!…


JCC is for Every Body!
Jun 20, 2011

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Shabbat Message
Jun 17, 2011

Gina Tudi, Division Director of Sales and Membership Service Johanna Kitman, Director, Membership Services June 17, 2011                                                                                                   15 Sivan, 5771 As membership directors, our job is to welcome everyone into the JCC community. When we talk about the JCC, we often refer to the image, based on…


Like us on Facebook!
Jun 15, 2011

We're making the jump to a new & improved Facebook page! http://t.co/RqPi375 all news & updates will be shared on this page…


New Following Chelsea pictures!
Jun 15, 2011

Click here for new Following Chelsea pictures!…


Aquathlon Challenge
Jun 15, 2011

Aquathlon ChallengeSunday, July 17, 2011 Registration form/Event details Swim-Run at the JCC Family Park in Monroeville $30/Centerfit Platnum member; $35/General member; $40/Community Contact Laurie Wood at (412) 521-8011 ext. 260…


Alan Paul Returns to the JCC to Speak about His Adventures in China
Jun 15, 2011

Alan Paul Returns to the JCC to Speak about His Adventures in China Monday, June 27  1:15pm Levinson Hall  Author Alan Paul, a native of Pittsburgh, will speak about his book, “BIG IN CHINA: MyUnlikely Adventures Raising a Family, Playing the Blues, and Becoming A Star in Beijing,”on Monday, June 27 at 1:15…


Shabbat Message
Jun 13, 2011

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish Educator June 10, 2011                                                                                                         8 Sivan, 5771 Summertime is here! In the Jewish world, there are not a lot of holidays that happen during the summer months. I see this as both a potential blessing but also a challenge. It’s…


Summer Sock Hop!
Jun 13, 2011

Summer Sock Hop!Second Annual Senior Dinner Dance Wednesday, June 295:30 - 8:30 pm  Live Entertainment: George Suhon and Silver Sky Dance, dine, and socialize. Last year was the social event of the season at the JCC and this year will be even better! Bring a date, or come with friends, but be sure to…


JCC Summer Blood Drive (SQ)
Jun 13, 2011

Jewish Community Center Summer Blood Drive Monday, June 201-7 pmLevinson Hall B - JCC - 5738 Forbes Avenue All presenting donors will receive a $10 gas card!  To schedule your life saving appointment, please log on to www.centralbloodbank.org and enter sponsor code C189 or contact Jeanne at (412) 521-8011 ext. 362 Please bring ID…


Family Pool & Patio Party with BBQ
Jun 6, 2011

Summer Time Family Fun! Sunday, July 314-8 pm Advance Registration and Payment Required. Come swim in our indoor pool and relax on our outdoor patio. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Children can play on our backyard playground or in our sandbox. Sports equipment will be made available for your use. Enjoy a…


Guided Family Nature Walks
Jun 6, 2011

Summer Time Family FunSeptember 1110 am-noon Join our favorite camp specialist "Nature Hal" for a guided tour of the Scott Conservancy Trail which begins at the edge of the JCC-South Hills property. We will meet at Nature Hal's tent, to the far left as you face the front of our building.…


Outdoor Family Movie Nights
Jun 6, 2011

Summer Time Family Fun! August 20 • 8-11 pmBackyard - JCC-South Hills (in case of inclement weather, program in Social Hall) All movies rated either G or PG. For exact movie titles, please call the Thursday before the movie or check this web page. The Front Desk operator will be able to…


Holiday Hours
Jun 6, 2011

Shavuot Holiday Schedule Tuesday, June 7: Close at 5 pm Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot: 10 pm-12:50 am Wednesday, June 8: Closed Thursday, June 9: Partial Opening 5:30 am-9:30 pm ECDC, Clubhouse, Senior Programs, Fitness Centers …


UPDATE: SQ Aquatic Center
Jun 6, 2011

Warm Water Returns! Temperature in the Training (small) Pool reached 85° F Sunday, so aquatics exercise classes can be held. Make-up swim lessons will be given today, Monday, June 6. For up-to-date information on water temperatures, please call the Centerfit desk, 412-521-8011 x202 or x372. We apologize for all inconveniences and thank you…


What are you doing this summer?
Jun 3, 2011

CLICK ON THE GOGGLES TO FIND YOUR SUMMER CAMP!…


Following Chelsea
Jun 3, 2011

Follow JCC member Chelsea as she works to lose weight, gain strength, and build a healthy lifestyle. Chelsea is working with JCC Personal Trainer Menachem Brodie and attends group exercise classes several times a week. You can share her journey through the "Following Chelsea" blog on this page…


Shabbat Message
Jun 3, 2011

Brian Schreiber, President and CEO JUne 3, 2011                                                                                                            1 Sivan,  5771 Last week, my friend and colleague, Rabbi Aaron Bisno wrote a provocative essay, “Courageous Conversation,” that opened the door to more public discourse toward the changes sweeping across Jewish life…


Family Picnic
Jun 3, 2011

Family Picnic Sunday, June 53:30 - 6pmFamily Park in Monroeville Join us as we celebrate the end of the school year with swimming; games and activities with ECDC staff; and a dinner of hot dogs, hamburgers, and drinks. Please bring your swimsuits! For more information, please contact Kelly Gable-LaBelle, Director, Early Childhood Development Center,…


Private Swim Lessons with Mary Beth Kish
Jun 3, 2011

Private Swim Lessons with Mary Beth Kish We will begin taking appointments on May 14. Contact Aquatics Director Kelly Grieneisen at (412) 521-8011, ext. 276, or kgrieneisen@jccpgh.org…


Before-Camp Mini-Camp
Jun 3, 2011

Catch the wave into summer fun!Before-Camp Mini-Camp: June 13-17, 2011Register for one, two, three, for or all five days. Before-Camp Mini-Camp days include games, gym time, free swim, a special field trip, and snacks. Children should bring a dairy lunch and beverage daily, unless otherwise noted in the day's activities. A…


Got Shabbat?
Jun 3, 2011

Got Shabbat?Upcoming program dates: (4 - 5:30pm)Wear your outdoor clothes for outdoor fun!  Saturday, August 13Celebration of Family Join us as we joyfully introduce Rabbi Donni Aaron, Jewish Educator for the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh. Rabbi Donni, as she likes to be called, has worked in Jewish education for more than 20…


Talks on Tuesdays
Jun 3, 2011

Talks on TuesdaysLet's have lunch and meet for educational programs, discussion, and speakers. Tuesday, June 1412:30 - 2:30pm This month:Simplification and Organization: Getting your house in order.With Sandy Goldstein. Learn how to organize and simplify your life by simplifying your home. Sandy Goldsten will teach us how to make good decisions about…


Family Place Spring Clean-up/Toy Drive
Jun 3, 2011

My Baby and MeWednesday, June 22  9am - Noon Join us for a morning of giving back! Help us clean and organize Family Place for the summer and put out some new toys for our children to enjoy. Donations of gently used toys will be accepted in the month of June. Please…


UPDATE: SQ Aquatic Center
Jun 2, 2011

Let the Sun Shine In! Squirrel Hill Pools Open Friday Enlarge Dear Members, Both pools will re-open Friday, June 3. Come by and swim and enjoy the brighter environment, thanks to our new windows.Please note that the Lap (large) pool will be slightly below normal temperature but will reach normal temperatures by…


Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Jun 2, 2011

Pittsburgh Community Wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot Tuesday, June 7 / 5 Sivan 577110 pm-12:50 am Join us for a community wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot program at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh. FREE and open to the community 6-7 classes/session:10-10:50 pm / 11-11:50 pm / 12-12:50 am Click here for event/session details Dessert and coffee will be served…


Noar/Bogrim Trips
Jun 2, 2011

This just out: Plans for our Noar and Bogrim Big Trips! Session I Big Trip:  We’ll hit the road July 5 and head for Philadelphia and Baltimore, returning July 8. Highlights include: Visit to Six Flags Phillies Game Baltimore Inner Harbor…


Camp is almost here!
Jun 2, 2011

The hot weather this week makes us even more ready for camp to start! We’re day-dreaming about splashing under the Mushroom Spray and swimming in the big pool, running down the green hills and singing as loud as we can under the Pavilion. Counting the days to June 20… Learn more…


JCC Weightlifting Club
Jun 1, 2011

Tuesdays and Thursdays June 14 - July 217 - 8pm Come and try it! First week free Instructor: Jamie Skibicki Certified in USAW Level 1 Coaching and Crossfit Basic Barbell Goal: To teach the proper foundations of Olympic lifts such as: Back Squat The Overhead Press Full (or Power) Clean Clean & Jerk Full (or Power Snatch) Olympic-style (Clean) Deadlift JCC Weightlifting…