Youth & Family Fitness Classes
When children learn at an early age that fitness can be fun, they stay engaged and active, and build the foundation for a healthy life. The JCC’s youth fitness classes are specifically designed for ages 5-15 and are intended to introduce them to new skills and spark their interest in fitness!
Boxing for Kids
Learn the basic boxing skills and techniques, increase muscular strength and cardio endurance. For kids grades 3-6.
Free Trial Class: Thursday, September 13 / Time: 4:45-5:45pm / Register Online
6 Week Sessions: Thursdays, September 20 – October 25 / Time: 4:45-5:45pm
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $100, JCC Basic Member: $110, Guests: $120
Cooking with Heart for Kids
We want to empower kids to make heart healthy food choices. In a hands-on environment, kids will learn basic food safety and cooking skills that they can use on their own or with the guidance of an adult. Everyone will take part in food prep and a cooking demonstration with recipes that are simple and healthy. Parent/Guardians are welcome to join in on the fun.
Dates: Sunday, October 7 / Time: 1:30-2:30pm / Register Online
Sunday, October 11 / Time: 1:30-2:30pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $15, JCC Basic Members: $20, Guests: $25
Expresso for Kids
Supervised by our JCC Fitness Center staff, kids will be introduced to the virtual world of riding the Expresso bike which offers a variety of competitive gaming options to motivate users to stay active. In this fun and engaging program, participants will ride in virtual games and bike courses while burning calories. Points will be totaled each week with prizes awarded.
Girls On The Run
For girls in grades 3rd-5th, make new friends and build inner self confidence through dynamic, conversation based lessons and running games. Girls will end the program by running a 5K race as a group. Held in conjunction with the Cherry Hill Township Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. Class meets twice a week (no classes week of April 1). For more information, please email Jayne Miller-Morgan at [email protected] or Donna York at [email protected].
Class meets twice a week: Sundays and Thursdays, September 16 – November 18 / Time: Sundays, 12:30-1:45pm and Thursdays, 6:30-7:45pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $145, JCC Basic Members & Guests: $165
Listen to cool sounds grades K-2nd will connect with while learning basic yoga poses to help reduce stress, increase focus and build self-confidence. Also learn breathing techniques that can be used before school tests, presentations, team contests and at times of anxiety.
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, October 9 – November 13 / Time: 4:30-5:15pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $60, JCC Basic Members: $70 & Guests: $80
Kids Fit Club
For kids ages 9-12, this educational and challenging fitness program designed to educate kids about nutrition and fitness while building confidence and encouraging fun. Kids Club includes exercise classes, a weekly session with a personal training and nutrition education.
Cost: JCC Member Full Facility Members: $100, JCC Basic Members: $125
S.U.G.A.R. - Start Up Good and Right
Our nutritionist and certified fitness instructors have teamed up to empower your child to make healthier food choices and learn new exciting exercise options to build healthy habits that take them into adulthood. Kids experience four different 30-minute exercise classes such as bootcamp, boxing, yoga or cycling, followed by fun nutrition centered activities and games. Kids will be empowered to try new foods, snacks and recipes with some of the nutrition activities.
Trial Class & Parent Info Session: Wednesday, September 26 / Time: 6:30-7:30pm / Free for Everyone / Register Online
4 Week Sessions: Wednesdays, October 3 – 24 / Time: 6:30-7:30pm / Free for Everyone / Register Online
Wednesdays, November 7 – November 28 / Time: 6:30-7:30pm / Free for Everyone / Register Online
Team Leach Family Martial Arts at the JCC
Our Award-winning children’s martial arts program is a perfect blend of karate, tumbling, gross motor skills building, and a whole lot of fun. Our program is guaranteed to build Self-esteem, Self-confidence, and self-discipline. Our goal is to have every child leave each exciting class with the feeling of being a ” World Champion” within themselves.
8 Week Session: Mondays, Oct. 1 – Nov. 26 (No class 9/24, 10/8) / Time: 4:15-4:45pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $95, JCC Basic Members: $115, Guests: $135
10 Week Session: Thursdays, Sept. 27 – Dec. 6 (No class 11/22) / Time: 4:15-4:45pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $120, JCC Basic Members: $140, Guests: $160
This Award-winning kid’s program is a blend of Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Krav-Maga, gymnastics, Leadership training, and a whole lot of fun. This program has weekly themes and drills/skills to help your child develop Self-esteem, Self-confidence, Self-discipline, the ability to say “NO” to unhealthy peer pressure and Anti-bullying techniques.
8 Week Session: Mondays, Oct. 1 – Nov. 26 (No class 9/24, 10/8) / Time: 5-5:45pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $120, JCC Basic Members: $140, Guests: $160
10 Week Session: Thursdays, Sept. 27 – Dec. 6 (No class 11/22) / Time: 5-5:45pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $150, JCC Basic Members: $170, Guests: $190
If the program times don’t work please inquire about our private lessons and small group training schedules. Contact Bill Christy at [email protected].
Both of our programs main focus is to have FUN and Build Champions in Life. Our kids have graduated and gone onto Princeton, University of Maryland, Brown, Cornell, West Point, and Air Force Academy, just to name a few…
Listen to cool sounds teens in grades 8th-12th will connect with while learning basic yoga poses to help reduce stress, increase focus and build self-confidence. Also learn breathing techniques that can be used before school tests, presentations, team contests and at times of anxiety.
4 Week Session: Mondays, November 5 – 26 / Time: 4:30-5:30pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $40, JCC Basic Members: $50 & Guests: $60
Zumba for Kids
The cardio class for kids in grades 2-5 is a fun workout with kid-friendly music and routines based on original Zumba choreography. Games, activities and cultural exploration elements are introduced to promote a healthy lifestyle through creativity, confidence and self-esteem. Teamwork and coordination will improve in this exciting class and will leave you sweating, smiling and singing!
8 Week Session: Mondays, October 8 – November 12 / Time: 6:30-7:15pm / Register Online
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $60, JCC Basic Members: $65, Guests: $80
Family Fitness Classes
We offer these classes to families with children ages 5+ when accompanied by an adult, which is a great way to work out together as a family!
*NEW* Family Bootcamp
Spend quality time working out as a family! The workout is desiged specific to you utilizing boxing bags, hurdles, weights, TRX and more. We know you’re busy – pick the time adn day and we can provide the trainer.
Cost: JCC Full Facility Members: $300, JCC Basic Members: $340, & Guests: $360 (price is based on a family of 3, 4th family member is free)
Family Drums Alive
For ages 6+ (kids 6-13 must be accompanied by an adult), this high energy class utilizes ‘whole brain, whole body’ through dynamic aerobic movements with pulsating rhythms of the drum. Improve balance, concentration and learning ability in addition to getting a cardiovascular workout.
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Questions? Contact Jayne Miller Morgan, Assistant Fitness Director, at [email protected] or call (856) 424-4444 x1140.