JCC Parent & Family Centre

JCC Daycare & Preschool


Mom & Baby Group
Are you a parent of a newborn 0-12 mo? Do you wish to enrich your knowledge of early parenthood? Want to meet other new moms? Professionals address your and your baby’s emotional, developmental and physical needs.
Mon 11:00am-12:00pm 1712
Apr 28-Jun 23 (8 classes); no class May 19
Member Value Price: $7
Regular Price: $9
Punch card (6 sessions)
Member Value Price: $36
Regular Price: $48

Tot Shabbat Club
Come join us in welcoming the Shabbat with stories, songs, games, holiday activities and a delicious challah.
Instructors: Carmel Amit and Josh Niehaus
Fri 10:45-11:30am 1708
Apr 4-Jun 20 (10 classes);  no class Apr 18, 25
Member Value Price: $100
Regular Price: $120
50% discount for siblings

Holiday Celebrations with PAFC and PJ Library
Passover April 6 10:30am
Yom Ha’atzmaut May 11 12:00am
Shavuot June 1 10:30am

PJ Library is an innovative program connecting young families with Jewish books and music in over 175 communities across North America. 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.  For more information and to sign up your children or grandchildren to receive free books, visit jewishvancouver.com/pjlibrary

Parent Talks
Siblings with Less Rivalry 
Suzanne Ferera is a Registered Occupational Therapist, Family Counsellor and Certified Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting Practitioner. Suzanne will teach parents the skills to greatly reduce sibling squabbles.
Tu May 13 7:00-8:30pm 1714
Member Value Price: $15
Regular Price: $18

Raising "Super Kids": the 3 keys
with Dr. Alain Desaulniers, Chiropractor and professional speaker. Dr. Desaulniers has been inspired by more than 40 chiropractors in his family, and focuses on the care of infants, children and families. Topics include:
• Nutritional tips that maximize health and prevent disease
• Parenting tips every adult can also use for optimal brain development
• 3 mistakes parents make that keep their kids sick
Tu Jun 10 7:00-8:00pm 1716
FREE for members, please RSVP
Regular Price: $10

L'Mazeltov Childbirth Classes
L’Mazeltov combines traditional childbirth education with an introduction to Jewish life, traditions and values, and is in line with the curriculum at Canada’s leading hospitals.

We 7:00-9:00pm
Apr 30-May 28 (5 sessions)
Member Value Price:$250
Regular Price:$300

Arwen Brenneman, an experienced Birthing From Within mentor and doula, co-owner of Dancing Star Birth.
Lissa Weinberger, JCC Jewish Educator.

Contact Pazit Krimerman for more information
 pafc@jccgv.bc.ca  ; 604.257.5111 ext. 331

First Aid and CPR
For parents, grandparents and caregivers - be prepared for the summer break! This non-certifying course will improve your ability to deal with most common emergencies. Special focus will be on babies and children.
Instructor: Alon Hendel
Community Care First Aid
Su Jun 15 10:00am-1:00pm 1710
Member Value Price: $65 + gst
Regular Price: $72 + gst
10% off for 2nd registrant in the family

Parent Participation Programs

  • Messy Art Studio
  • Bubbie & Me
  • Music & Me
  • Music Together®
  • Jr. Sportball
  • Parent & Tot Sportball  Multisport
  • Family Time Gym

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Want to become a PAFC member?

Ask me about the benefits for families with young children and for expectant parents!
Pazit Krimerman
Parent and Family Centre Coordinator
604-257-5111 ext. 331