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Girls Gymnastics

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with girls’ gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for ages 4 and above. We are unable to offer makeup classes for missed classes due to illness or conflict. Please notify your instructor if you're unable to make your class.

Summer Session

June 17 – August 15

Registration Opens May 9

The perfect introduction to gymnastics! Our Kinder classes are a fantastic opportunity for young children to jump, tumble, and balance all while learning the gross motor skills they will use the rest of their lives.

Ages:

4-5 yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 4:15-5pm
June 18–August 6
Fee: $144

Registration Opens May 9

Register

This program is rolling admission and price is prorated for late-start enrollment. If you’re interested in signing up and room is available, please contact us at 844.452.2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

A true introduction into all things gymnastics – Bronze I is for students that are new or have limited prior gymnastics experience. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

5-8 yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 5-6pm*
June 18–August 6
Fee: $160
*This program is at capacity and is accepting students on waitlist.

Registration Opens May 9

Register

This program is rolling admission and price is prorated for late-start enrollment. If you’re interested in signing up and room is available, please contact us at 844.452.2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

For the advanced beginner, Bronze II is for students that have mastered basic rolls, can hold their heads off the ground in a bridge, and can attempt cartwheels and handstands unaided. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

6-11 yrs

Schedule:

Mondays: 6:15-7:15pm
June 17–August 5
Fee: $160

Tuesdays: 6-7pm
June 18–August 6
Fee: $160

Register

This program is rolling admission and price is prorated for late-start enrollment. If you’re interested in signing up and room is available, please contact us at 844.452.2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

Our first intermediate offering, Silver I is the perfect fit for students that have good cartwheels, can lift a leg in bridge for 5 seconds, hold a handstand for 5 seconds, and perform a roundoff to two feet with a rebound. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

7-12 yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 7-8pm
June 18–August 6
Fee: $160

Thursdays: 5:15-6:15pm
June 20–August 15
(No class July 4)
Fee: $160

Registration Opens May 9

Register

This program is rolling admission and price is prorated for late-start enrollment. If you’re interested in signing up and room is available, please contact us at 844.452.2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

Working off the skills learned in Silver I, Silver II is for students with the ability to handstand roll, front limber, perform a standing backbend to kickover and can do a pullover by themselves. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

6-12 yrs

Schedule:

Mondays: 7:15-8:15pm
June 17–August 5
Fee: $160

Registration Opens May 9

Register

This program is rolling admission and price is prorated for late-start enrollment. If you’re interested in signing up and room is available, please contact us at 844.452.2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

One of our most advanced offerings, Gold I is for students who can perform back and front walkovers, working on back and front handspring, and can do back hip circles on bars. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

8-12 yrs

Schedule:

Thursdays: 6:15-7:45pm
June 20–August 15
(No class July 4)
Fee: $200

Registration for this program is upon approval only.
If you’re interested in signing up, please contact us at 844-452-2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

The pinnacle of Bernard Horwich JCC gymnastics, Gold II is for students who can perform a roundoff to a back handspring unaided, attempt an aerial cartwheel and backflip with a spot and are working on learning kips on bars. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

10+ yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 8-9:30pm
June 18–August 6
Fee: $200

Thursdays: 7:45-9:15pm
June 20–August 15
Fee: $200

Registration for this program is upon approval only.
If you’re interested in signing up, please contact us at 844-452-2244 or support@jccchicago.org.

Limited capacity of 12 students; waitlist available.

 

connelly's academy logoBoys & Girls Taekwondo

In partnership with Connelly’s Academy, taekwondo is coming to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender separated groups; limited capacity available.

Check back Fall 2024 for new season dates and registration.

 

chai athletics logoBoys & Girls Basketball

We’re partnering with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our non-competitive house leagues, skills classes, or competitive travel teams. Programs available for boys and girls in Preschool–6th grade.

Winter House League Basketball

Designed for kids to learn and develop their skills in a fun environment, our house league help teaches kids the proper skills and strategies of the game so they can progress to a more competitive atmosphere. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers). Every kid will learn from all of our coaches to hear different experiences and strategies while having an equal playing field. We do not have playoffs or standings and stress the importance of getting better before trying to win. For kids who want a more competitive environment, we suggest registering for our travel basketball program. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Ages:

1st-6th Grade

Schedule:

Sundays, January 14–April 14 (No session on January 21, February 11, March 3 & 24)

Cost: $300

This program is no longer accepting registration.

Winter Travel Basketball

Our travel basketball team is designed for children looking for a more competitive environment. We stress the importance of individual skill building, team building and winning. Playing time is not equal but earned. Teams will practice two times a week and have tournaments on Sunday afternoons. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers).  Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Ages:

4th Grade Boys
5th Grade Boys
6th Grade Boys
6th/7th Grade Girls

Schedule:

January 29–April 14 (No session on February 11, March 3 & 24)

Cost: $725

Register

chai athletics logoBaseball

We’re partnering with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring baseball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Boys and girls ages 3-12 will learn the fundamentals and rules of the game while practicing different skills such as pop-flys, batting, and throwing.

Spring Season: Sundays, May 5–June 16, 2024

Designed for boys to learn and develop their skills in a fun environment, this program teaches children proper skills and strategies of the game so they can progress to a more competitive atmosphere. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers). Every kid will learn from all our coaches to hear different experiences and strategies while having an equal playing field. We do not have playoffs or standings and stress the importance of getting better before trying to win.

Ages: 1st-6th Grade

Sundays, May 5–June 16, 2024

Cost: $180

Register

Designed for children to learn and develop their skills in a fun environment, tee-ball will teach children proper skills and strategies of the game. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers). Every kid will learn from all of our coaches to hear different experiences and strategies while having an equal playing field.

Ages: 3-6 years old

Sundays, May 5–June 16, 2024

Cost: $150

Register