Category Archives: Fitness and Health

Fall Classes Mailing

To ensure that you receive the most up to date information, please email Bethany at byoung@springfieldjcc.org with your current home mailing address and current email address!

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WSI Offering

Know someone who is interested in teaching children with special needs to swim? This 5 day course will certify you in teaching Red Cross swim lessons, with a focus on adaptive instruction. Sign up today by calling the Springfield JCC Front Desk at 413-739-4715

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Junior Wheelchair Basketball Clinic – CHD

Sunday, June 14, 2015 – 12:45 p.m. check-in 12:45 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Learn fundamentals or improve your skills under the direction of Ryan Martin, professional competitive wheelchair athlete, and his team of coaches in a safe, supportive environment.  All Skill Levels – stop by and give it a shot!  Open to youth ages 9 […]

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Walk N Roll Tour 2015 is almost here!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 31st and join us for our first-ever, family-friendly event for Kehillah! It’s called Walk N Roll and we will be celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of our program participants, and having fun with friends. Please read more, learn about the event! See you there!

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BIG THANKS!!

We are extending a special thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities!  The Kehillah Special Needs Department is very appreciative of a generous $10,000 grant from RMHC of CT and Western MA to purchase two adapted Expresso S3Y Youth bikes. These bikes will meet the needs of a broader population of individuals with special needs by […]

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Sunday Funday!

Join us this Sunday for the first class for elementary aged children!  This class will work on social skills, communication skills, and fine and gross motor skills.

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12 Project RIDE Trikes – Still Looking for a Home!

We still have 12 small (ages 5 to 10 or approximately 38” to 52” tall) Project RIDE trikes available. These trikes are for kids who cannot ride a traditional bicycle due to physical, cognitive or attention challenges. Help us find proud new riders for these trikes before they go into storage June 11th!

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Seeking volunteers for Kehillah FITNESS BUDDIES Program

Would you or someone you know like to be a “Fitness Peer Buddy” to an individual with special needs? We have an opportunity for you!
AND – You’ll have access to the JCC Gym, Pool and Fitness Center during this 3-month period!
We are recruiting volunteers – Fitness Peer Buddies – to work out at the JCC with individuals with special needs through our Fitness Buddies Program.

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