Adults of All Ages

Classes, Workshops, Leagues & Clubs

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Beginner Bridge Lessons

6 Fridays, Feb 7 – March 13

Instructor: Marlene Case
Bridge is an exercise for the brain Learn a fun and exciting pastime, meet new friends and give your brain a work-out. Join us and learn to play the stimulating game of bridge.
  • Member: $115
  • Public: $130


Intermediate Bridge Lessons

6 Wednesdays, Feb 5 – March 11

Instructor: Marlene Case
Learn how to step up your bridge game.
  • Member: $115
  • Public: $130


Canasta for Beginners

6 Thursdays, Jan 16 – Feb 20

Learn the fundamentals and ultimately acquire the skills necessary to master this competitive and exciting card game. Great way to make new friends!
Instructor: Gail Schrumpf

  • Member $115
  • Public $130


Review and Play Canasta

If you have previously played canasta or you have completed the beginner course, this class will help to sharpen your skills, improve your strategy and compete with others at your level. Come play and make new friends!

Instructor: Gail Schrumpf

  • Member $115
  • Public $130

The class is currently not is session.

Intermediate Canasta Lessons

If you have previously played canasta or completed the beginner course, this class is for you. Sharpen your skills and compete with others at your level with supervised play.
Instructor: Gail Schrumpf
  • Member $115
  • Public $130

The class is currently not in session.

Mah Jongg for the Beginner

Learn how to play Mah Jongg in a friendly, fun, and relaxed atmosphere.
Instructor: Stacy Budkofsky

  • Member $105
  • Public $120

5 Mondays, Jan 13 – Feb 10

This class is currently not in session

5 Tuesdays, Feb 25 – Mar 24


Intermediate Mah Jongg

Coming in March
Learned Mah Jongg but not comfortable yet? Played years ago and need to refresh. Here’s your chance to strengthen your basic skills.
Instructor: Stacy Budkofsky
  • Member $105
  • Public $120

The class is currently not in session.

Open Game Time

Monday-Friday, 9:30AM-5PM
The Esther Gitlow & Yvette Tekel Senior Program has tables available daily for Mah Jongg, Canasta, Rummy Q, Bridge, Scrabble and other games.
FREE. JCC Members Only.
Registration not required.

Arts & Crafts

Art for Life

Awakening Your Inner Artist

A new art program offers sampling of different art classes
more info

Knitting & Crocheting Circle

Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30AM
Create blankest, hats, sweaters and more. Some projects are donated, some are sold and some are created as gifts for family and friends. Instruction, encouragement and socialization. Novices welcome.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Myrna’s Art Group

Wednesdays, 12-1:30PM
Join us for a variety of art projects, including “adult” coloring books and air-dry clay—plus good conversation as we work.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Needlepoint Neighbors

Thursdays 12:30-2pm beginning January 23, 2020
Join us and have fun stitching with a community of needlepointers. Sherry Levitt will be on hand to offer advice and support as you work on your own project.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Workshops and Lectures

Films with Renee

Select Wednesdays each month

Come enjoy a little background, analysis and discussion of some old films led by member, Renee Weiner.
Refreshments served.

  • March 11: On the Waterfront
    Drama from 1954 Starring Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger
  • April 1: Gigi Musical from 1958
    Starring Louis Jourdan and Leslie Karon

FREE. JCC Members Only.

Book Review Club

Select Wednesdays

  • Feb 12: The Girl with Seven Names By Hyeonseo Leo
  • March 25: Fierce Attachments By Vivian Gornick
    Voted #1 Best Memoir of the Past 50 Years by the NY Times

Facilitator: Lucille Schroeder
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Ongoing discussion groups

Schmooze on the News

Roundtable discussion on topics in the news. Occasional guest speakers invited. Facilitator: Shel Haas
FREE. JCC Members Only.

5 Star Trivia

Tuesdays, Jan 2–May 22 & Thursdays, Jan 4-May 31
No meeting on these Tuesdays: Feb 20, Mar 27, Apr 3 & May 29
No meeting on these Thursdays: Feb 22, Mar 29, Apr 5 & May 24
This group could also be called Cerebral Gymnastics. Test your knowledge on a variety of subjects, while having fun and keeping brain cells jumping.
Facilitator: Martin Resnik
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Women’s Discussion Group

Tuesdays, 12:30-2PM
This member-led rap group is for women who are looking for a warm, welcoming place to share and help one another.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Men’s Discussion Group

Tuesdays, 12:30-2PM
What’s said in the room stays in the room. Be part of this member-led rap group for men only.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Women’s Views on the News

Thursdays, Jan 4-May 31

You are invited to join a women’s group open discussion on local, national and international current events. This is a lively gathering of women who care about our world.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Men’s Discussion Group II

Thursdays, 12:45-2:15PM
There’s never enough time to chat – so we’ve created a second discussion group. This is a member-led rap group for men only.
FREE. JCC Members Only.


Armchair aerobics at JCC Rockland

Armchair Aerobics

Mondays and Thursdays

Instructor: Rafael Muniz
  • Community Member $156
  • Fitness Member FREE
  • Register for all 3 sessions for $450
    (84 classes for the cost of 75. 9 classes for free)
    (Payment plans available)

Space is limited, registration required.
A minimum of 12 community members must be registered by June 24 to ensure class will run.

Thursday, Sept 5 – Monday, Dec 16
(No class Sept 30, Nov 28)
Thursday, Dec 19 – Monday, Mar 16
Thurs, March 19 -Thurs, Jun 25
(No class May 25)

register for all 3 sessions
For more information contact Diva Pavan at 845.262.4400
Sponsored by Institute for Advanced Rehab at Friedwald Center

Active adult fitness classes offered at the JCC Wellness Center.
Complementary month of fitness and wellness for all community members.
Offerings include classes such as Tai Chi, Yoga and Active Adults in Motion as well as access to free weights, strength training, cardio machines and locker with full amenities. Contact Marjorie Kornblau about membership at 845-362-4400 ext. 189.


Games are played weeknights at the JCC. Bring your own team or join one of ours. Play in either our competitive or recreational division. Season runs 10 games plus playoffs. T-shirt is $15 additional.
  • Member $150
  • Public $190

Registration is closed

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