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connelly's academy logoBoys & Girls Taekwon-do

In partnership with Connelly’s Academy, taekwon-do 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.

Ages:

1st-5th Grade

Schedule:

Sundays: 11:30am-12:30pm
October 23– December 11

Fee: $15 per class

Registration is Closed.

Ages:

1st-5th Grade

Schedule:

Sundays: 4-5pm
October 23– December 11

Fee: $15 per class

Registration is Closed.

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–8th grade.

Represent the community as we travel the state to compete in one-day basketball tournaments. Each tournament consists of 2–3 games and is located in places as far as Aurora, Naperville, Northbrook, Schaumberg, and more. All teams are coached by our professional coaches. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Schedule

September 12 – December 11

  • Practice: Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs, 5:30-7pm or 7-8:30pm
  • All Tournaments on Sundays (Times/Location: TBD)

Fee: $750

Registration is Closed.

Specifically designed to accommodate your busy schedule, all practices and games are on Sunday. Practice with your team for 45 minutes and then take what you learned and incorporate it into your game. No more having to take each kid to practice on different days, dedicate your Sunday to basketball and leave the rest of the week open for other activities. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers). This is a non-competitive league with the goal of improving skills and having fun. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Schedule

Sundays, September 11 – December 4

  • Girls begin at 9:30am
  • Boys begin at 1:30pm

Fee: $300

Registration is Closed.

Specifically designed to accommodate your busy schedule, all practices and games are on Sunday. Practice with your team for 45 minutes and then take what you learned and incorporate it into your game. No more having to take each kid to practice on different days, dedicate your Sunday to basketball and leave the rest of the week open for other activities. Your kids will be learning from the best as all our coaches are paid professionals (no volunteers). This is a non-competitive league with the goal of improving skills and having fun. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Schedule

Sundays, September 11 – December 4 (Fall Season)
January 8 – March 26 (Winter Season)

  • Girls begin at 9:30am
  • Boys begin at 1:30pm

Fee: $500 *This is a discounted price for both Fall and Winter Seasons*

Registration is Closed.

Join us for this 30-minute session as we learn the basic skills and terminology to basketball.

Schedule

Sundays, October 23 – December 4, 9:30-10am
Fee: $150

Registration is Closed.

Join our weekday skills class to practice your skills and knowledge of the game. Coaches will work on different skills each week and play games that help improve the skills that are being taught. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

1st–3rd Grade

Mondays, October 24 – November 28, 5:30-6:15pm
Fee: $150

Registration is Closed.

4th–6th Grade

Wednesdays, October 26 – November 30, 5:30-6:15pm
Fee: $150

Registration is Closed.

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.

Fall Session

September 6 – December 15

Priority Registration Opens: August 1
Registration Opens to the Public: August 8

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: 4pm-4:45pm
September 6-December 13
(No practice 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18)
Fee : $198

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 4-5pm or 5-6pm
September 12 -December 12
(No class 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17)
Fee: $200

Tuesdays: 4:45-5:45pm
September 6-December 13
(No class 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18)
Fee: $220

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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: 6-7pm
September 12-December 12
(No class 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17)
Fee: $200

Tuesday: 5:45-6:45pm
September 6-December 13
(No class 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18)
Fee: $220

Thursdays: 4-5pm
September 8-December 15
(No class 9/13, 11/24)
Fee: $260

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

A beginner/ intermediate class.

Ages:

10-19 yrs

Schedule:

Thursdays: 7:30-8:30pm
September 8-December 15
(No class 9/13, 11/24)
Fee: $260

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 7-8pm
September 12-December 12
(No class 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17)
Fee: $200

Thursdays: 5-6pm
September 8-December 15
(No class 9/13, 11/24)
Fee: $260

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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, walk on hands and attempt back and front handsprings with a spot. 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 6:45-7:45pm
September 6-December 13
(No class 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18)
Fee: $220

Register

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

One of our most advanced offerings, Gold I is for students who can perform back and front walkovers, back handsprings with a spot, and a front handspring. 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: 6-7:30pm
September 8-December 15
(No class 9/13, 10/24)
Fee: $325

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.

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

Ages:

10+ yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays 7:45-9:15pm
September 6-December 13
(No class 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18)
Fee: $275

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.

Winter Session

January 9 – March 30

Registration Opens: December 8

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: 4:15pm-5:00pm
January 10-March 28
(No class 1/17/23, 3/7/23)
Fee : $180

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 4:15-5:15pm or 5:15-6:15pm
January 9-March 27
(No class 1/16/22, 3/6/23)
Fee: $200

Tuesdays: 5-6pm
January 10-March 28
(No class 1/17/23, 3/7/23)
Fee: $200

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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
January 9-March 27
(No class 1/16/23, 3/6/23)
Fee: $200

Tuesdays: 6-7pm
January 10-March 28
(No class 1/17/23, 3/7/23)
Fee: $200

Wednesdays: 4:15-5:15pm
January 11-March 29
(No class 1/18/23)
Fee: $220

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

A beginner/ intermediate class.

Ages:

10-19 yrs

Schedule:

Thursdays: 7:45-8:45pm
January 12-March 30
(No class 1/19/23)
Fee: $220

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 7:15-8:15pm
January 9 – March 27
(No class 1/17/23, 3/6/23)
Fee: $200

Wednesdays: 5:15-6:15pm
January 11 – March 29
(No class 1/18/23)
Fee: $220

Thursdays: 4:15-5:15pm & 5:15-6:15pm
January 12-March 30
(No class 1/19/23)
Fee: $220

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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, walk on hands and attempt back and front handsprings with a spot. 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
January 10-March 28
(No class 1/17/23, 3/7/23)
Fee: $200

Wednesdays: 7:15-8:15pm
January 11-March 29
(No class 1/18/23)
Fee: $220

Registration Opens: December 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

One of our most advanced offerings for younger students, Gold Junior is for students with increased levels of strength, flexibility, and coordination. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to switch a participant’s level (with notification) at any time.

Ages:

7-12 yrs

Schedule:

Wednesdays: 6:15-7:15pm
January 11-March 29
(No class 1/18/23)
Fee: $220

Registration Opens: December 8

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.

One of our most advanced offerings, Gold I is for students who can perform back and front walkovers, back handsprings with a spot, and a front handspring. 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
January 12-March 30
(No class 1/19/23)
Fee: $275

Registration Opens: December 8

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.

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

Ages:

10+ yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 8:00-9:30pm
January 10-March 28
(No class 1/17/23, 3/7/23)
Fee: $250

Registration Opens: December 8

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.

Spring Session

April 3 – June 15

Registration Opens: March 8

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: 4-4:45pm
April 18-June 13
(No class 4/4/23, 4/11/23)
Fee: $162

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 4-5pm or 5-6pm
April 3-June 12
(No class 4/10/23)
Fee: $180

Tuesdays: 4:45-5:45pm
April 18-June 13
(No class 4/4/23, 4/11/23)
Fee: $180

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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: 6-7pm
April 3-June 12 (No class 4/10/23)
Fee: $180

Tuesday: 5:45-6:45pm
April 18-June 13 (No class 4/4/23, 4/11/23)
Fee: $180

Thursdays: 4-5pm
April 20-June 15
(No class 4/6/23, 4/13/23, 5/25/23)
Fee: $160

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

A beginner/ intermediate class.

Ages:

10-19 yrs

Schedule:

Thursdays: 7:30-8:30pm
April 20-June 15
(No class 4/6/23, 4/13/23)
Fee: $180

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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:

Mondays: 7-8pm
April 3-June 12
(No class 4/10/23)
Fee: $180

Thursdays: 5-6 pm
April 20-June 15
(No class 4/6/23, 4/13/23)
Fee: $180

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

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, walk on hands and attempt back and front handsprings with a spot. 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: 6:45-7:45pm
April 18-June 13
(No class 4/4/23, 4/11/23)
Fee: $180

Registration Opens: March 8

Limit of 10 students per class. 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.

One of our most advanced offerings, Gold I is for students who can perform back and front walkovers, back handsprings with a spot, and a front handspring. 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: 6-7:30pm
April 20-June 15
(No class 4/6/23, 4/13/23)
Fee: $225

Registration Opens: March 8

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.

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

Ages:

10+ yrs

Schedule:

Tuesdays 7:45-9:15pm
April 18-June 13
(No class 4/4/23, 4/11/23)
Fee: $225

Registration Opens: March 8

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.