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.
The Ontario Nonprofit Network's EnAbling Nonprofits project highlights nonprofit organizations who are championing and learning about accessible practices. They filmed us earlier this year for this profile on our accessible programs and commitment to member engagement and operational excellence:
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.
A not-for-profit, community initiative that gives kids ages 8-14 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. Auditions will be held in November: All interested children will be assigned a role.
Wednesdays, March 29 - May 10 (no class April 12)
7:00 - 8:00 pm
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.
Mondays, July 3 - 31, 2017
4:30 - 8:30 pm
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.
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.
April 23 - June 18
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Youth 18-30 who identify with the experience of disability will work with artist Maayan Ziv to develop media arts and photography skills, and to explore disability, identity, and community. Project culminates in a gallery show in February and art photobook.
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)
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).
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.