Prenatal and Parenting Programs
Jewish Baby University
Summer 2013: July 14, 22, 26, 28 and Aug. 5Fall 2013: Sept. 29 and Oct. 7, 13, 21$180/coupleRose Medical Center and the JCC
Designed for expectant parents, this innovative program combines childbirtheducation with an exploration of the Jewish traditions and rituals connectedwith pregnancy, birth and parenting. Instructors, Rabbi Jeffrey Kaye (Judaic)and Sue Geissler (prepared childbirth), lead this program created by theColorado Agency for Jewish Education and co-sponsored by the JCC and RoseMedicalCenter.ParticipantswillalsojointheBootCampforNewDadsandMir-acles and Mayhem classes to discuss the anticipated post-partum experience,communication skills,parental expectations and changing identities.
Summer 2013: Thursdays, July 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 6:30—9 p.m. at the JCCFall 2013: Thursdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the JCC$250/couple
Thecompletepackage…JewishBabyUniversityPLUSBreastfeeding,BabySafeand the ABC’s of Financial Planning. JBU and JBU Plus are eligible for a dis-count up to $100 off through MazelTot.org.
• Or sign up a la carte, $50 per classABC’s of Financial Planning: July 18 or Oct. 3Breastfeeding: July 25 or Oct. 10Baby Safe: Aug. 1 or Oct. 17Miracles and Mayhem: The Realities of Motherhood: July 22 or Oct. 7Bootcamp for New Dads: July 22 or Oct. 2
NEW CLASS! L’Dor v’Dor: Jewish Grandparent University
Summer: Monday, July 22, 6:30—8:30 p.m.Fall: Monday, Oct. 7, 6:30—8:30 p.m.$18/person
Helpinggrandparentsandgrandparents-to-belearntechniquesand‘bestpractices’in supporting your children in becoming parents for the first time while passingonfamilyvaluesandtraditions.FacilitatedbyDr.DanielHettleman,Ph.D.,P.C.
Sibling Prep Class
Sunday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.—Noon$15/family, JCC members; $20/family, JCC guestsJCC, Room 203
MovingfrombeinganonlychildtoabigbrotherorsisterisaBIGdealtoyouandto your child. Please join us for a morning of activities,making gifts for the newbabyandbigbrother/sisterandlearningwhattoexpectwhenthenewbabycomeshome. Facilitatedbyfamilytherapist,AmyTopelson,MA,NCC.
Mother Runner Party
Monday, July 86-8 p.m.FREE, but please register in advance.
Join Dimity McDowell, co-author of
Run Like a Mother
Train Like a Mother
,for an easy two mile run followed by a reception at the JCC. Not (yet!) amotherrunner,butlookingforachancetobeinspired?Pleasejoinus!
Co-sponsored by JCC Family Programs and the JCC Sports & Fitness Center.
Dad’s Night Out – Apre Work Bike Ride!
Monday, Aug. 56—8 p.m.$12/JCC Members; $15/JCC Guests
Kick back after work and join us for an evening ride down the Cherry Creek Trail.Your hard work will be rewarded with a beer and some appetizers at theBull and Bush.Come one,come all!
Warm Welcome Visits
We offer caring support,a connection to community resources,a way to meetother new parents, and a gift basket that includes cds, books, other fun gifts,and information on child development and parenting skills from ColoradoBright Beginnings. If you are a new parent and would like a FREE Warm Wel-come visit,please contact Jill (303) 316-6336,or firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a blogger or imagine yourself becoming one? The JCC Family ProgramsDepartment is looking for people who currently blog for young families or areinterested in becoming active bloggers. Please contact Melanie Gruenwald email@example.com(303)316-6325ifyouwouldlikemoreinformation.
Move & Learn Classes (Newborn to age 5)
Summer Move and Learn classes begin the week of June 17!
June 17—Aug. 18, 8 weeks (no classes July 1—7)Cost: $112/JCC Member; $134/JCC Guest; $18/Drop In* Extra costs associated with Sticky Fingers and Artistic Tots
Babies (8 weeks—Pre-crawling)
• Boogie Babies Music, Infant Massage/Post-Natal Yoga
Younger Toddlers (Crawling—17 months)
• Mini Tumbling, Jammin’ Tots music, Parent/Tot Zumba
Older Toddlers (18 months–3 years)
• Kinder Kixx Soccer, Maxi Tumbling, Artistic Tots, Sticky Fingers Cooking,Parent/Tot Zumba, Jammin’ Tots
Mixed Age (Newborn—4 years)
• Mixed-Age Music, Parent/Tot Zumba, Stroller Bootcamp, Sunday FamilyAdventures, Poolside Playdates
Pre-School (3—5 years)
• After School Kinder Kixx Soccer, Outdoor Art Experience , Sticky Fingers Cookingand Hip Hop Dance.
Forclassdescriptionsandtoregister,pleasevisitwww.jccdenver.org/families.Youcan also contact Jill Katchen at (303) 316-6336 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Don’t forget,you can receive up to receive up to $100 off the cost of our classesif you are eligible for a MazelTot discount at www.mazeltot.org.