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Jewish Culture and ASL Workshop

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4:00 - 7:00 pm

Explore the rich culture and traditions of Judaism at an introductory level for anyone in the ASL/Deaf community interested in learning more about Jewish issues and culture.

* For those interested in working in Jewish settings, as well as anyone interested in exploring Jewish culture through an intersectional lens using ASL.
* Exposure to foundational Jewish terminology and ideas
* Workshop conducted in ASL

Accessible Programs

All of our programs are open to people of all abilities. Please let us know if you have any particular accommodation needs. We also offer programming designed to meet specific needs identified to us by people with disabilities and their families: see here for these offerings.

Contact Liviya Mendelsohn, Manager of Accessibility and Inclusion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; (416) 924-6211 x330 for more information.

Igniting Fitness Possibilities

smiling kids running in a gymnasiumSundays, September 25 - February 5
2:00 - 3:00 pm

16 classes - $80

2% CIF plus HST charges may apply

Igniting Fitness Possibilities (IFP) is designed to encourage a passion for physical activity in youth of all abilities. Youth will develop new activity skills, lead co-operative games and receive personalized mentorship to help them achieve their goals. Sign up with a friend and have some fun with us!

Read more: Igniting Fitness Possibilities

CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Childhood Health)

children playing with hula hoopThursdays, January 5 - March 9
4:00 - 4:45 pm

$128 Members / $160 General

2% CIF plus HST charges may apply

Children are natural movers. CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) is the JCC Association’s signature child wellness program. A collaboration with the University of Texas School of Public Health and its program, CATCH is designed to teach children to have fun while exercising and developing locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills.

Read more: CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Childhood Health)

Inclusive Children’s Musical Theatre Project

MusicalTheatre iconA not-for-profit, community initiative that gives kids an opportunity to build confidence and develop interpersonal skills through the creative process of mounting a full-scale junior musical. A fun, respectful and inclusive environment where kids can be themselves. Production at the Al Green Theatre in June.

Artistic Director Sara Winter returns joined by Elizabeth De Grazia as Musical Director. Sara and Elizabeth are passionate about kids having opportunities to express themselves, and have over 20 years of experience performing on Broadway, here in Canada, and in London’s West End.

Read more: Inclusive Children’s Musical Theatre Project

Intro to ASL I

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Wednesdays, March 29 - May 10 (no class April 12)
7:00 - 8:00 pm

$96

2% CIF + HST 

This fun and engaging beginners’ class involves development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills, including vocabulary, finger spelling and the introduction of grammatical structures. Deaf Culture studies will be incorporated into the curriculum.

Read more: Intro to ASL I

Intro to ASL II

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ASL II continues advancing the skills learned in ASL I, including vocabulary, finger spelling and the grammatical structures. Deaf Culture studies is incorporated into the curriculum. Intro to ASL I or experience with ASL recommended.

 

 

 

 

Supper Club

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Mondays, July 3 - 31, 2017
4:30 - 8:30 pm

$375

Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities and ASD and open to all. Cook, meet new people and gain valuable customer service experience. Make and share dinner each night and prepare healthy snacks to sell in the Fitness Centre. Facilitated by Dream Weavers: An Occupational Therapy Collective.

For more information, please contact: Liviya Mendelsohn (416) 924-6211 x330; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Living with Dementia in Your Family: A Skills Building Program

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Wednesdays, April 19 - June 28

Do you love someone with dementia? This supportive skills-based program helps you learn to problem-solve and communicate effectively. Includes a concurrent stimulating and creative workshop for your family member experiencing dementia. Confidentiality assured. 10-week program. FREE. Meets Wednesday afternoons. Doctors' referrals welcome.

Read more: Living with Dementia in Your Family: A Skills Building Program

Jungle Gym

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Sundays and Wednesdays
9:30 – 11:30 am

$9 drop-in /family*

Enjoy a morning full of play and fun with your family at the gym, set up as a jungle gym for you and your children to explore. One of the best indoor playgrounds in downtown Toronto. We are always pleased to welcome families through our partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (discount available through DSAT). (Ages 3-5)

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Personal Training

A woman does a lunge with hands on hips while smiling at the camera, a trainer crouches beside her.From general fitness to more specific goals such as HIIT training, Olympic lifting, pre and post-natal, weight loss, strength building, or injury recovery, our certified personal trainers can help you achieve your goals. Ask about our special personal training promotion, “3 for $170”+ CIF/HST (may only be purchased once, by new clients).

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Osteofit

A woman looks to her left while doing a bicep curl with a dumbellA combined focus on balance, strength and flexibility are the hallmarks of our Osteofit program. All of our instructors are BoneFit™ trained with Osteoporosis Canada.

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Private Lessons

Swimming instructor and young student in waterOur private swim lessons are designed to improve swimming abilities through one-on-one instruction. Students of all ages have experienced success and expedited learning through private lessons.

Semi and Group Private Lessons

In addition to one-on-one private lessons, we provide semi private and group private lessons. Semi private lessons have a 1:2 students to instructor ratio, and group private lessons have a 1:3 or 4 students to instructor ratio. The Aquatics department at Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre does not match up participants for semi and group private lessons.

Read more: Private Lessons

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Important Notices

Gymnasium Closure for Yom Ha'atzmaut:

Closed at 7:00pm on Saturday, May 6 2017
Re-Opened at 7:00am on Monday, May 8 2017

 

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