Parents & Tots

Parent Participation


Instructor Mariana Frochtengarten is a textile artist, art teacher and Expressive Arts Therapist with over twenty years of experience. She teaches textile art and mixed media throughout Vancouver and Burnaby. Mariana is a strong believer in the power of imagination and the freedom of creation.

Art-Spark for babies

10-24 months
Teacher, parents and babies will work together in a creative experimental space focusing on play and sensory experiences. We will explore music, storytelling, and different kinds of materials that allow children to develop physical, social and intellectual abilities.
Tu Tu 11:45am-12:30am 3005
Apr 30 – Jun 18 8 classes
Member $120 / Regular $144

Art-Spark for toddlers

Ages 2-3

A creative experimental space with focus on play and sensory experiences. We will explore music, storytelling, and different materials and media, giving importance to the process of making art and acknowledging the individuality of each child.
Tu 9:45-10:30am 3006
10:45-11:30am 3007
Apr 30 – Jun 18 8 classes
Member $120 / Regular $144


NEW IntelliPLAY™ TOTS multi-sensory program

13-24 months
Parents learn to support their toddler’s challenging behaviours with love and compassion, while having fun together. For more information about this program go to
We 9:45-10:45am 3015
May 8-29 4 classes
Member $95 / Regular $99

INSTRUCTOR: Cherrie Tam Cherrie is an early childhood educator, author, sleep consultant & positive parenting coach who specializes in baby, toddler, and preschooler development. She has a background in child psychology and a M. Ed in Early Childhood Education, and has been working in the early learning field for over a decade.


Music Together®

Age 0-4

Includes a CD, songbook, parent guide, and exclusive access to the online Music Together Website Family Zone. In partnership with Staccato Music Studios. 2nd child under 10 month is free. 2nd child 10 month & over $110/$130. Instructor: Brenda Nguyen.

Th 9:45-10:30am  #3010
Th 10:45-11:30am  #3011
Apr 4 – Jun 20 10 classes

SUMMER SESSION: Tu 9:30-10:15   July 9-Aug 13



Jr. Sportball Age 1.5-2
Tu 9:45-10:30am    #3001
Apr 2 – Jun 18  10 classes

Parent & Tot Sportball Age 2-3
Tu 10:45-11:30am     #3002
Apr 2 – Jun 18  10 classes

Family Sportball Age 2-6
Sportball coaches introduce fundamental skills of eight sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, football, t-ball, tennis & golf. The program maintains a one-parent-per-child ratio to ensure focus is kept on helping participants practice and progress. Please register each child.
Su 10:45-11:30am     #3004
Apr 7 – Jun 16  8 classes


NEW! SOCATOTS – for parents and tots

A unique program that encourages children to enjoy physical activity. They socialise with other children, learn to share and cooperate, strengthen their emotional bond with parents, and develop ball and general fitness skills.

12- 36 months                   Mo 10:35-11:20am             #3009AM
Apr 1 – Jun 17 8 classes
Member $120/ Regular $148

12- 36 months                   Th 3:15-4:00pm                 #3009PM
Apr 4 – Jun 20 10 classes
Member $150/ Regular $185


Parent & Tot Ballet

2-3 years
A fun social activity for you and your toddler. Explore the foundations of ballet through music, games and imagination. Instructor: Julia Korsor, Westcoast Dance Fit
Fr 10:45-11:30am 3013
May 3 – Jun 21    8 classes
Member $140/ Regular $165


NEW Baby & Mom Group meetings    MORE+

Family Play Time

0-5 years
With parental supervision in the JCC Wosk Auditorium or L’Chaim Lounge. Jump, roll, run and bounce with your tot on our gym equipment.
Su 10:15-11:45am
Apr 7 – Jun 16
M FREE/R$5 per family


Baby Storytime with librarian Helen Pinsky (0-36 mo)
Stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays for parents and caregivers with babies and tots. Focus on Jewish themes and holidays. FREE.
Th 11:30am – 12:00pm
Apr 4 – Jun 27

Sunday Family Storytime
in English
Su 11:00– 11:45am
Mar 17, Apr 14, May 5, Jun 2
in Hebrew
Sponsored by The Israeli House
Su 11:00–11:45am
Mar 3, Apr 7, May 12