School Age

An after school experience for every child

Sid Jacobson JCC Youth Department offers after school activities onsite at our East Hills Campus, at Guggenheim Elementary School in Port Washington Union Free School District, at Center Street, Denton Avenue and Searingtown School in Herricks Union Free School District. All programs share the same goals which are to provide safe, positive, fun after school experiences for all children.

Offsite After School Programs

Programs offered in Port Washington and Herricks are licensed by New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Each of our locations offers enrichment options and homework help daily. With flexible scheduling to meet your needs, no registration fee, and payment plans available these programs are the perfect option for your family.

Onsite After School Programs

The Youth Department at Sid Jacobson JCC offers after school activities for every child. Our offerings include classes in athletics and fitness, the arts, technology, and mind building. Working with specialists from the community we are able to bring you the most quality programming right here in our building! If you or your child are looking for a special class that you do not see listed all you have to do is ask and we would be happy to add it for you!

Enrichment activities at Sid Jacobson JCC give children the opportunity to have a unique after school experience. From spending time together on the bus from school to the JCC, to enjoying a snack, homework help, and recreational play, and then creatively expressing themselves in enrichment each child goes home with a sense of accomplishment. Our staff, teen volunteers, enrichment teachers and coaches work together to create a positive after school experience for every child.

Facts about our program

Did you know that we provide transportation with supervision from Roslyn School District, North Side School and Solomon Schechter Day School?

Did you know that from the moment you child walks off the bus at the JCC to the time that they are picked up, your child will be safely supervised?

Did you know that we offer homework help, as well as recreational activities such as playground time and games before classes begin?

at the JCC


The Youth Department offers school-age children tons of options both at the JCC in East Hills as well as in our surrounding communities. By offering transportation from the Roslyn School District, The North Side School and Solomon Schechter Day School to the JCC, the Youth Department makes having after school fun, convenient and easy.

Grade K
Grades 1-2
Grades 3-5

East Hills $80
Heights $80
Harbor Hill $80
North Side $95


ADVANCED BASKETBALL WITH DARNELL – Continue to advance your basketball skills! This class is geared towards players who have taken basketball classes before.

BASKETBALL WITH COACH O’BRIEN – Coach O’Brien brings her experience to the JCC with drills and games to advance your skills at any level!

DANCE  –  Tap, spin and twirl to the music! Learn choreography to take home with you at the end of each session.

FIFA SOCCER WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – Master the fundamentals of soccer, including dribbling, positioning, scoring and game plays.

FLAG FOOTBALL WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – Learn the basics of football through various drills, including throwing, field positioning and running plays!

HOCKEY WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – Learn the art of stick-handling, positioning, scoring and game plays.

12 sessions
Thursdays, 4-5pm
Dates: November 17, December 1,8,15,  January 5,12,19,26, February 2,9,  March 2, 9

MULTI-SPORT WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – A combination of the sports you love from basketball to football, soccer to hockey and more.

PRO-TOUCH SOCCER – Train hard like a pro by polishing your soccer as well as game skills.

SLAM DUNK BASKETBALL WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – Learn the essentials of basketball, including the art of dribbling, court positioning and running plays.

TAE COLE TAE KWON DO – Tae Cole of Albertson teaches the basics in a fun and exciting class, that introduces you to the basics and inspires you to continue on the journey.

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK WITH COACH O’BRIEN – From capture the flag to scooter basketball, obstacle course relays to fitness games and more, work on skill sets to further develop teamwork, cooperation, communication and trust.

TOUCHDOWN FOOTBALL WITH UNLIMITED SPORTS – From drills, throwing, field position and running plays, learn the basics of football.

US OPEN TENNIS WITH SPORTIME – Learn the fundamentals of tennis by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to age and size.

YOGA JUNIOR – Connect with your body and soothe your mind in this class that exposes you to the deeper tenets of the ancient healing practice in a fun way!

ZUMBA KIDS – High energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly moves!


ABRAKADOODLE: MIXED MEDIA ART – This program enables you to focus on innovation. Activities will develop your creativity, imagination, technique skills, vocabulary and more!

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Gain confidence and develop the performance skills to tell a tale as old as time.

CARTOONING WITH ABRAKADOODLE – Learn the art of cartooning, including imagining and sketching, preparing animation cells and the creative process for comic strips and animation.

CLAY CREATIONS – Express your creativity by using different kinds of clay to make cool projects.

FASHION DESIGN LAB’S FASHION DESIGN + SEWING CLASS – Become a fashion designer! Learn the fundamentals for sewing on a machine and by hand, how to work with patterns, select fabric and design skills to express your creativity and personal style.

KIDZ CREATIONS – An introduction to fun crafts and jewelry-making.

KIDZ CREATIONS CONTINUES – A continuation of Kidz Creations II with more fun crafts and jewelry-making.

KIDS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN – A little bit of everything in one class with cooking, arts and crafts, camp games and more!

MY STYLE CAMP: DESIGN, EMBELLISH + WEAR YOUR ART –  Design and embellish your own fashion design and accessories while discovering your own style and creativity in the process.

THE ART IN CRAFT – Explore intricate and advanced craft work. Our projects are works of art that can be beautifully displayed and appreciated by everyone.

THE LITTLE MERMAID – Join us Under the Sea in our personalized version of this popular classic.


KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – Mix, measure, create, bake and enjoy in this exciting and interactive class where you cook from start to finish!

SHABABA COOKS – Explore the world of Jewish food and gain cooking skills in this hands-on class. In partnership with 92Y Shababa Network.


ENGINEERING – Explore the concepts of engineering and mechanics, harnessing the power of water and discovering designs that help us make the impossible, possible!

PLAY-WELL LEGOS – Lego-inspired engineering classes for kids.

SCIENCE EXPLORERS WITH THE SCIENCE MUSEUM OF LI – From mixing chemical reactions to interacting with live animals, this class will enrich any young scientist’s mind.


BRAIN GAMES – Challenge your brain with  fun-filled games and activities. Each week solve puzzles, answer tricky questions and so much more!

CHESS NUTS – Chess gives you concentration, strategy skills, self-esteem and confidence, while still being fun and challenging.

SPANISH IMMERSION WORKSHOP – Music, movement, games, arts and crafts, stories and circle tile are among the activities in every class that make it easy to naturally acquire Spanish!



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Sid Jacobson JCC, in partnership with Israeli Scouts Atid, is offering children in grades 2-6 a Jewish experience that empowers them to become independent, creative thinkers and contributing members of the community. Now recruiting for 2017-18. Learn more

Looking for more information about our programs?

Lindsay Mauer, Director of Youth Services, 516-484-1545 ext. 118,

Catie Kennely-Margolies, Youth Coordinator, 516-484-1545 ext. 174,

Kimberly Vukov, Youth Coordinator, 516-484-1545 ext. 131,

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