Spring Program Guide


  • The Great JCC SleepUnder
  • Model Matzah Bakery
  • Total Eclipse Activities
  • Youth Rec

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School Recess – Extended Family Pool Hours

April 1–5

Monday–Thursday: 9am–7:30pm

Friday: 9am–5:30pm

Guest passes can be purchased in person at Member Services.

One-Day Pass: $15/Adult, $5/Child

Learn more here.

Monday, April 8Pool Hours (Eclipse Viewing)

Lap Pool: Closed 3–3:45pm

Family Pool: 9am–12pm and 3:45–7:30pm, 15min delayed afternoon opening.


The Great JCC SleepUnder - NEW!

Thursday, April 4, 5:30–8pm

All ages with a caretaker

Join us for a fun night full of swimming, games, crafts, a family movie, and more. Enjoy a Kosher Pizza dinner, and plenty of snacks. Pajamas and a sleeping bag are recommended for our movie time! Registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact Biffy Borg at [email protected].

Member: $15/Family  Non-member: $18/Family


One Day Choir

Saturday, April 6, 1–3pm; Erdle Lounge

All ages

Join us for our next One Day Choir session: Let It Go from Frozen – fun for adults and kids! Practice at home, come ready to sing! No experience required, all are welcome! No auditions. No judgement. No registration. A link to practice is here. We’ll rehearse, then record our dazzling performance to post online. For extra-fun, we'll serve some frozen-themed snacks.


Singing with Morah Silvana

Sundays, 9–10am, April 7, May 5, June 2

Classroom #6 (before/after care area)

Ages 0–5 

Join us at 9am for schmoozing, bagels, coffee and fun. Silvana Bacman will lead a 30-minute Jewish-focused, engaging, and interactive session which will include music, singing, and dance.


Model Matzah Bakery

Sunday, April 7, 1pm, 2pm or 3pm; Auds

Don’t miss out on this engaging, fun and free opportunity. Ensure your spot and schedule your family’s visit to the Matzah Factory today. Email Rachel Kest at [email protected] to make a reservation.


Eclipse Day at the J!

Monday, April 8, 12–4pm

All ages

School's out, so join us for a day of fun eclipse-related activities. Bring your lawn chair or blanket for a safe viewing of this once-in-a-lifetime total eclipse event — in the J's backyard! Free AAS-certified-safe eclipse glasses supplied, plus glow sticks, and a telescope with a solar filter! Activities include:

  • Silent-Disco Moon Dance Party, 1–3pm; Auds
  • Rent our free headphones courtesy of Rochester Silent Disco and boogie to three music options!
  • Camp Seneca Lake swag table
  • Fox's eclipse-moon cookies
  • Eclipse-themed crafts including a straw rocket ship
  • Goodnight Moon storytime, 12:30pm; Erdle Lounge/Cafe Area
  • Temple Emanu-El's “cosmic Judaism” table including: "noshes" (snacks), colanders for cool shadow-viewing, bling for dressing up your eclipse glasses, spirographs, Jewish lunar calendars, and NASA’s “Eclipse in Six” project
  • Oreo-cookie phases of the moon treats, and more!

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Free to JCC members, guest passes available for non-members.

Mitzvahs, Mensches and Maccabi - NEW!

Thursdays, 4–5pm, April 11 and 18, May 9–23; Auditorium B

Ages 8–12 

Explore multiple elements of the upcoming Jewish spring holidays

through interactive and hands-on learning.  

Member: $45  Non-member: $65


Jacqui’s Jewish Table: A Monthly Series for Parents Raising Jewish Children - NEW!

Sundays, 10–11am; Classroom 6

April 14: Passover Prep for a Kid-Friendly Seder 

Build community and learn tips and tricks for bringing Judaism into your everyday life in this monthly class with Jacqui Lipschitz. Bagels and coffee provided. Bring your child with you and a qualified adult will engage them while parents learn with Jacqui.




Biddy Tee-Ball - NEW!

Sundays, 12–12:45pm, April 14–May 19; Gymnasium

Ages 4–7

Learn the basics of tee-ball. It’s designed to introduce kids

to team sports in a fun learning environment helping with

motor skills and developing the prerequisite skills for baseball.

Member: $66

Non-member: $83


Group Basketball Training - NEW!

Sundays, April 14–May 19; Gymnasium

Ages 6–9 and 10+

Come to the J and get the tools you need to be a better basketball player. We’ll work on every facet of the game–dribbling, shooting, defense, passing, and finishing at the basket. 

Member: $100

Non-member: $125

Ages 6–9
Ages 10+

Biddy Basketball

Sundays, 10–10:45am, April 14–May 19; Gymnasium

Ages 3–5

Member: $66

Non-member: $83


Bo’s Preschool Gym Extravaganza

Wednesdays, 12:30–1:10pm, April 10–May 15; Gymnasium

Ages 3–5

Member: $44

Non-member: $55





FAMILY POOL: 9am-5:30pm

PLAYGYM: 7:30am-5:45pm

FAMILY ROOM: 7:30am-5:45pm

INZONE: 7:30am-5:45pm

FAMILY GYM: 9-9:45am


PLAYGYM: 9am-3pm

FAMILY ROOM: 9am-12pm



FAMILY POOL: 9am-3:30pm

PLAYGYM: 7:30am-3:45pm

FAMILY ROOM: 7:30am-3:45pm

INZONE: 7:30am-3:45pm

FAMILY GYM: 10am-12pm and 2-3pm


PLAYGYM: 9-3pm

FAMILY ROOM: 9am-12pm

Climbing + Crafts in the PlayGym every Saturday + Sunday, 9am-3pm

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