Programs for Children in Grades K-6


The Mandel JCC offers creative, exciting and unique programming just for children! Your child will love spending time in the BRAND NEW J swimming in the pool, playing in the gym and participating in games and arts & crafts with their friends!

Offerings for Fall 2014: 

For more information contact Hayley Rivchun (216) 593-6222 or

J-Sports Camp 365

Calling all sports enthusiasts: Join us for all the fun and competition at J-Sports Camp 365! See what J-Sports camp is all about and make some friends along the way. Click here to download the flyer.
Activities for February: Basketball Drills & Games – run by The National Basketball Academy.
Who: Grades 1-7
When: Sat, Feb 7 • 6:30 - 8:30

Fee: FREE for J-Sports Camp 2014 Alumni & 2015 Campers • Community & Sibs: $5
Advanced registration required by February 5.
To register or for questions contact Wendi Shapera at (216) 831-0700, ext. 1349 or

Art Days at The J

This exciting art program, taught by Jill Kwait, will allow kids to clientuploads/Childrens_programs/Childrens_photos/ArtDaysPicOnly.jpgexplore and create wonderful projects while using a variety of different medias including paints, clay & craft materials! Jill is the former owner of Solon Art Studio “Young At Art” and is now bringing her creative ideas to the Mandel JCC.

Who: Grades K-6
When:  Wednesdays, Jan 21 - Feb 25
Time:  4:15-5:15pm
Fee: $70 Kids Club & Members • $80 Community
For more info contact Hayley at (216) 593-6222 or
Click here
to download the flyer.

 Kid’s Night Out

Parents get a night off and kids get an jam-packed night of fun at The J- games, sports, art & crafts, swim and more! Bring a friend and have twice the fun.

Who: Grades K-6
When: Feb 21, 2015, and April 25, 2015
Time: 6:30pm -10pm
Fee: $15 Member ; $20 Community • Siblings: $10 Member ; $15 Community
For more info contact Hayley at (216) 593-6222 or

Fit Kids Boot Camp

The J lead a variety of physical activities including fitness games, cardio, using the Youth Fitness equipment, TRX and more!

Who: Ages 7+
When: Thursdays, Jan 22 - March 26 (10 sessions)
Time:   4:30-5:30pm
Fee: $120 Kids Club & Members • $150 Community
For more info contact Hayley at (216) 593-6222 or
Click here to download the flyer.

Future Scientists

A hands-on science exploration class designed for kids to questions, challenge and examine their world with excitement! Classes are taught by trained and certified Future Scientist instructors.
Who: Grades K-2
Tuesdays, Jan 20 - Feb 24 (6 sessions)

Time:  4:30-5:15pm
Fee: $80 Kids Club & Members • $90Community
For more info contact Hayley at (216) 593-6222 or
Click here 
to download the flyer.

Kalahari Field Trip 

Are you ready for an awesome day of super soaking water slides, lazy rivers, hanging out with your friends and much more? Join us as we venture to America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark for a day of wet and wild fun!

Who: For kids in grades 6-12
When: Sunday, Feb 8
Time: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm
Morning Drop-off at 9:30 am – we will leave at 10 am sharp.
Evening pickup at the Mandel JCC.
Where: Kalahari in Sandusky, OH
Fee: $70
Register by January 25
Click here
to download the registration form.
For more info contact Hayley at (216) 593-6222 or

We also offer exciting Vacation Day programs so your kids can come play at The J when school is closed. Click here for details!