Special Needs Enrichment Programs

Please note, Non-Members must complete an intake before registration is processed.

Contact Ellie Willoughby to schedule Intake, Ewilloughby@ssbjcc.org.

Members, please call the Welcome Center to Register.  908-443-9018.

ARTS AND CRAFTS AGE 17+

Welcome to our arts and crafts classes! Join us as we express our feelings and implement creativity through art. We will learn different techniques of art such as painting, sculpting, coloring, and other crafting skills. Get your paint brush and markers ready as we explore the wonderful world of expression through art! Join us for fun art activities as we create incredible art! (All art supplies are included in fee.)

 

  • Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 10 Participants
  • Dates: April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16
  • Fee: (10 classes) $150/Discounted Member Fee, $200/Person

Cheer

Increase your physical fitness and learn dance moves while in-creasing motor skills, stamina, and balance. Cheerleading is a great outlet to express yourself and gain self-confidence. No prior experience is necessary, and all are welcome to join our cheer experience. All that is required is excitement and spirit! Come join our “team”!

  • Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 15 Participants
  • Dates: April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16
  • Fee: (10 classes) $150/Discounted Member Fee, $200/Person

DINNER AND MOVIES

 

It’s everyone’s favorite night of the week, grab your popcorn and get comfortable. Gather up your friends and join us for Friday Night at the Movies at the JCC! We will be playing classics such as Toy Story, Beauty and The Beast, Lion King, Aladdin and more. All movies are guaranteed to entertain you with action and adventure and are Rated G and PG. (Popcorn and drinks are included.)

  • Fridays 4:00pm-7:00pm
  • For: Adults 17+ Max 15 Participants
  • May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, 11
  • Member Fee: $210.00 Fee: $240.00 for all six shows

Note: Please bring a minimum of $10 each week to cover the cost of your meal (Cash only).  We will decide as a group what we will have for dinner and which movie to enjoy.

 

FIT AND HEALTHY

 

During these classes you will not only learn basic cooking skills, but also learn the importance of healthy eating and exercise. We will all participate from chopping, mixing, pouring, measuring, baking to create a meal we will all enjoy. From start to finish you will learn kitchen safety skills, increase your confidence in the kitchen and learn how to incorporate proper nutrition and exercise.  Note: You will need to bring a yoga matt or towel to exercise.

  • Mondays 5:00-6:30 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 15 Participants
  • Dates: April 12, 19, 26, May 10, 17, June 7
  • Fee: (6 classes) $90/Discounted Member Fee, $120/Person

SPORTS

 

Increase your physical fitness and enjoy learning dance moves while increasing motor skills, stamina, and balance. Cheerleading is a great outlet to express yourself and gain self-confidence No prior experience is necessary, all are welcome to join our cheer experience. All that is required is excitement and spirit! Come join our team!

  • Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 10 Participants
  • Dates: April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17
  • Fee: (10 sessions) $150/Discounted Member Fee, $200/Person

KARAOKE

 

Explore your musical talents at Karaoke night. Come sing and dance with us as we share your favorite artists and songs. For those who are hesitant to perform, come for the music appreciation and make new friendships. No musical ability is required, only requirement we have is to have FUN! Snacks and soft drinks will be served and are included in the fee.

  • Monday 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 15 Participants
  • Dates: Apr 12, 19, 26, May 10, 17, June 7 
  • Fee: (6 sessions) $60/Discounted Member Fee, $90/Person

LET'S HAVE DINNER OUT

 

Spend your night with us as we explore local restaurants. Connect with friends in the community, have a good time, and remember to always save room for dessert. Please bring a minimum of $40 each week to cover the cost of your meal, drink, dessert, tax, and tip.  We will decide as a group where we will be going each week.

Due to Covid-19: We will be dinning at restaurants that allow outdoor dining.

  • Thursdays 5:00-7:00 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 6 Participants
  • Dates: May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3,10
  • Fee (6 outings): $90/Discounted Member Fee, $120/Person

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

 

This program is designed to promote relaxation, awareness, and skills in various recreation activities to help meet each participant’s social, emotional, and physical needs. Once an assessment is completed, the individuals will participate in programs that meet their interests and needs such as life skills, wellness and fitness, art therapy, music therapy, cooking, horticulture therapy, and sports.

  • Tuesdays 4:00-5:30 PM
  • Ages: 17+ Max 15 Participants
  • Dates: April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1, 8, 15, 22
  • Fee: (10 sessions) $150/Discounted Member Fee, $200/Person