JCC Parent & Family Centre

Family Programs



NEW Getting back in charge of electronics
Parents are increasingly worried about how much time children and teens spend in front of a screen. Learn practical and effective strategies for getting back in charge of your family’s screen use.

INSTRUCTOR SUZANNE FERERA is an Occupational Therapist, Family Counsellor and Certified Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting practitioner with over 25 years of experience.
Tu  Oct 20   7:00-8:30pm    3012
Member Value Price: $18 + gst
Regular Price: $25 + gst

First Aid & CPR  
For parents, grandparents and caregivers
Improve your ability to offer basic first aid and CPR to children and react effectively in case of emergency.
Su Nov 29 10:00am–1:00pm    3009
Member Value Price: $65 + gst
Regular Price: $75 + gst
10% off for 2nd registrant in the family.

Age 2-5 with parental supervision
in the JCC Wosk Auditorium or the Gym
Jump, roll, run and bounce with your tot on our new Jungle Gym equipment.                     
Su          10:15-11:45am    Sep 20-Dec 13
NEW  Story time at 11:00am    
FREE for JCC & PAFC Members
Regular Price: $5 drop-in/family

For families with children 0-5

Celebrate the holidays and special events with your child and create lifelong memories together.

Swim & Storytime  
FREE swim 4:30pm-6pm @ JCC Foulks pool
Singing, Dinner and P.J. Story time 6:15pm Seniors Lounge
For families with young children
for more info contact Katia Fermon 604-257-5111 ext. 331

JCC Chanukah Party 
Su Dec 6     10:30am-1:30pm

Holiday arts and crafts, music, great food and candle lighting. This annual JCC event is always a hit with the community.

For children over 5 with an accompanying adult
The Forest and Me
with Lori Goldberg
Sunday Oct 18, 10:30am–12:00pm
in the gallery
Member Value Price: $7; Regular Price: $10
Children as well as adults need to be registered at the front desk by We Oct 14.

Join Vancouver artist, Lori Goldberg for an exciting art-making workshop inspired by her exhibition in the Zack Gallery, “Urban Forest.” Discover how Lori came to be an artist and how the outdoor environment influences her work.
Children and their accompanying adult will have a chance to create dioramas with coloured papers, pastels, cardboard and natural materials. These small, box-sized wooded worlds will offer a stepping stone for telling stories about the forest.

Parent and Baby group


L’Mazeltov Childbirth classes 
Are you expecting? Know someone who is? Find out about L’Mazeltov: unique childbirth classes with a Jewish twist!Contact shirly@jccgv.bc.ca; 604.257.5147.

Parent Participation Programs Click here..

PJ Library is an innovative program connecting families across North America with Jewish books and music. Sponsored by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, in conjunction with local funders, and the Jewish Community Foundation, the mandate of PJ Library is to engage young Jewish families with children ages 6 months to 5 years, through books, music and programming. More information:  jewishvancouver.com/pjlibrary