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JCC is now open for Fitness & Aquatics - for access make reservations on mobile app: MyJ or register via a desktop computer.
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As per Gov. Baker mandates, all persons at JCC will  wear face-coverings in all public places, even where they are able to maintain 6 feet of distance from others.

April 21, 2021 |

Event Calendar

Sports

Bob Berman, Health & Physical Education Director, ext. 233, [email protected]

Mikayla Singas, Assistant Health & Physical Education Director, ext. 213, [email protected]

New! Middle School Girls Basketball: Fundamental Skills and Fitness Training

Performance Workouts Ages 13 - 18

We hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy during this challenging and unforeseen time. As we all do our part to minimize the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing, we recognize that staying home for an extended period can be difficult for both children and parents. Below are some resources for you to try at home.

Pickleball and Gymnasium Rentals are available! Reservations required.

Pickleball An easy game for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. A fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. 

Members would reserve through their account and non members reserve in advance by phone and the desk will reserve a spot. Members free, Non-members $10.

Reservation System - Click here for all the details!

2021 Winter Sports/Swim Programs - Session 2

 

Karate - It's Back!

Click here for the JCC Karate Club Flyer

(Age 8 to adult) offers traditional instruction in the Japanese art of Hirano Wado-ryu Karate. Classes are taught by Ronald C. Teixeira, Sandan Training is highly cardio-vascular incorporating Kihon (basics), Kata (forms), Kumite (sparring) and aikido/ju-jitsu based self-defense. 

Uniforms are not required to start but are available for purchase in time. To register for a free introductory class or for more information call Ron Teixeira at 508-864-6895 or register at the front desk.

Live with Mikayla - Click here for Layup Shot Lesson

Live with Mikayla - Click here for "Woof Wednesdays" with Mikayla!

Live with Mikayla - Click here for Dribbling Tips

Live with Mikayla - Click here Basketball shooting form

 

Live with Bob - Click here for Trick Shot Tuesday

Live with Bob - Click here for the Figure 8 Tip

Teen Workout at Home Flyer

Baseball Tips/Practice at Home

https://youtu.be/7JSMEOv4dXQ A clear and nice video on the steps of a swing

https://youtu.be/pRjscfWpdMw Youth hitting drills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aO9KtcUQCo Throwing tips

Jr. NBA Basketball at Home 

Below is a newsletter with video of "at home" basketball from our partner Jr.NBA.com on how we all can stay connected and safely continue practicing the game of basketball during our time at home.  We hope these at home activities can keep us connected to you while we all participate in social distancing and look forward to Summer Camp and future Basketball programs here at the J.  Feel free to tag the Worcester JCC in any of your Jr. NBA at Home activities that you post on social media!

Click here to access the Jr. NBA at home videos!

The JCC offers opportunities for fun, fitness, and relaxation. Join our age-appropriate basketball leagues for children through adult players, or drop-in for an informal pickup game, indoors and outdoors. If you enjoy racquet sports, play to your heart’s content on our racquetball, international squash court, or outdoor tennis court.

Below are few of the great programs we will be running again as soon as the J reopens! 

 

Floorball 

A fast and exciting game that promotes end-to-end plays with quick transitions and fluid game play. The rules stress the importance of safety and sportsmanship and are designed to limit the chance of injury without decreasing the speed or skill of the game. Floorball is great training for hockey players as it improves your stick handling, shooting and passing skills.

MASH (More After School Hoops)

Age-appropriate fundamental drills combined with weekly basketball games and contests. Appropriate skills combined with learning game sense and team play. Weekly scrimmages and fundamental drills. 

Baseball 

T-Ball for ages 3-5 teaches basic baseball skills such as throwing, hitting and base running. 

Major League Baseball - Rookie League - Grades K-6 will work on skills and take part in weekly fundamentals and games.

Karate

Click here for the JCC Karate Club Flyer

(Age 8 to adult) offers traditional instruction in the Japanese art of Hirano Wado-ryu Karate. Classes are taught by Ronald C. Teixeira, Sandan Training is highly cardio-vascular incorporating Kihon (basics), Kata (forms), Kumite (sparring) and aikido/ju-jitsu based self-defense. 

Uniforms are not required to start but are available for purchase in time. To register for a free introductory class or for more information call Ron Teixeira at 508-864-6895 or register at the front desk.

Preschool Gym Programs 

The JCC offers children 3-5 year olds their first organized sports experience in a wide variety of sports and activities. Children learn in this age-appropriate program through movement exploration using specific sports as a vehicle to grow. Classes offered Monday through Friday’s 1- 1:45 pm. 

Soccer

Micro Soccer - Emphasis on soccer skills, team play, and fun. An active introductory program for 3-5 year-olds. 

Gymnastics

Preschool Gymnastics for ages 3-5 will be introduced to tumbling and the apparatus appropriate for their age and development.

 

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