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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
Solomon Schechter $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.

PHL WITH BRANDY  –  An exciting, action-packed program of fun and fitness! Featuring cardio, strength, flexibility and endurance training for kids in an engaging, boot camp-style format.

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

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.

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

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.


ABRAKADOODLE: MIXED MEDIA ART – Focus on innovation with activities that will develop your creativity, imagination, technique skills, vocabulary and more!

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

FASHION DESIGN LAB’S FASHION DESIGN + SEWING CLASS – 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.

MY STYLE CAMP: DESIGN, EMBELLISH + WEAR YOUR ART –  Design and embellish your own fashion designs 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.


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

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.


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

ISRAELI SCOUTS ATID – Join the first-ever English track of Israel’s signature scouting program that empowers children to become independent, creative thinkers and contributing members of the community.



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Grade K
Grades 1-2
Grades 3-5

Looking for more information about our programs?

Lindsay Berez, Director of Youth Services + Camp Jacobson Director, 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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