Adults of All Ages

Classes, Workshops, Leagues & Clubs

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games & cards

Beginner Bridge

This class is designed for beginners.
Instructor: Pat Linnemeyer
7 Mondays, 7-9PM (optional practice follows)
May 1-Jun 19
No class May 29
  • Member $160
  • Public $192

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Bridge – competitive bidding

This class is for intermediate level players.
Instructor: Amy Nellissen
6 Thursdays, 9:30-11:30AM
Jul 13 – Aug 17
  • Member $145
  • Public $170

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Beginner Canasta

This class is designed for beginners.
Instructor: Sharyn Gropper

New dates coming this Fall

  • Member $80
  • Public $110


Beginner Mah Jongg Lessons

This class is designed for beginners.
Instructor: Stacy Budkofsky

5 Wednesdays, 3:30-5:50PM
July 12 – Aug 9

  • Member $70
  • Public $90

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Intermediate Mah Jongg Lessons

A chance to strengthen your basic skills
Instructor: Stacy Budkofsky

New dates coming this Fall

  • Member $70
  • Public $90


Scrabble

New and experienced players welcome
Wednesdays 10AM-12PM
No meeting May 31 & Jun 28
FREE.
JCC Members Only.


Open Game Time

Monday-Friday, 9:30AM-5PM

Arts & Crafts

Knitting & Crocheting Circle

Tuesday’s 9:30-11:30AM
No meeting Jun 27, Jul 4
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 Doodlers

Wednesday’s 12-1:30PM
No meeting May 31 & Jun 28
This fast growing craze has hit the J. Join us with your ‘adult’ coloring book and colored pencils as we chat and create together.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Workshops and Lectures

Modern Judaism

10 Tuesdays, May 9-July 25
10:30AM-12PM
No meeting Jun 27 & Jul 4
Jews in the modern age. Who are they? What are they all about? What do they believe in?
Instructor: Shel Haas
FREE to JCC Members.


Film with Renee

Wednesdays, 1PM
Fall movies coming soon.
FREE. JCC Members Only.


Book Review Club

New books coming soon
FREE. JCC Members Only.


Nosh & Learn

First Friday of every month starting in September.
Member $5 Public $10


Ongoing discussion groups

Schmooze on the News

Mondays 12:30-2PM
Roundtable discussion on topics in the news. Occasional guest speakers invited. Facilitator: Shel Haas
FREE. JCC Members Only.


5 Star Trivia

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11AM-12PM
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 Resnick
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

Tuesday’s 12:30-2PM
What’s said in the room stays in the room. Be part of this member-led rap group for men only.
Facilitator: Gerry Marenoff
FREE. JCC Members ONLY


Women’s Views on the News

Thursdays 11AM-12:30PM
No meeting Jun 29
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
No meeting Jun 29
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.

Sports & Rec

Israeli Folk Dance

New dates this Fall
For intermediate & advanced dancers.
Class minimum 8, maximum 30
Instructor: Sara Burnbaum
  • Member $110
  • Public $160


Armchair Aerobics

14 Mondays and 14 Thursdays
Apr 20-Aug 7, 10-10:45AM
No class May 29, Jun 1, 26 & 29,
Sponsored by Institute for Advanced Rehab at Friedwald Center.
Instructor: Rafael Muniz
  • Member $50
  • Public $65
  • Fitness Memeber FREE

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STERLING BANK ADULT 35+ WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

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

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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 Ellen Schmall at 845-362-4400 ext 537.

Special Programming

Defensive Driving

Ages 16+
Open to all ages and drivers licenses including learners’ permits. Completion of a NY DMV approved Point and Insurance Reduction Program (PIRP) provides a 10% reduction for 3 years, off of the motorist’s liability, no-fault and collision insurance premiums. If you have a traffic ticket, the benefits are even greater: this course can mean a 4-point reduction on your driving record.
Register early as space is limited.
Instructor: Art Aldrich
  • Member $40
  • Public $55

Sunday, July 16 | 9AM-3PM
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