Apr 23, 2014
Lets get ready to Zumba! There are a lot of opportunities coming up for your entire family to get moving to the music and have a blast! Zumba Fitness Clases happening at our regular times (below) with our amazing instructors. Mother’s Day Zumba Special offer designed for moms and their kids to celebrate together throughout the month. Get a workout and spend quality time! This Zumba Special runs…
Wishing you a Happy Passover | Holiday Hours
Apr 14, 2014
With Passover beginning, we want to wish you and yours a happy and healthy Passover from everyone at Prosserman JCC! Enjoy great Seders, spend time with family and celebrate the history and freedom that this holiday represents! There’s nothing better than quality time with those close to us, enjoy the time off and Chag Sameach! See below for our Holiday Hours and a short video for kids that…
A Senior Membership Means Amazing Opportunities!
Mar 21, 2014
We’ve got plenty of amazing opportunities coming up for our Senior Members!Join the JCC Community TODAY as a Senior Member and take advantage of amazing offers! What’s coming up on the calendar? How about a shopping trip to Buffalo! We will take you to get the best deals around! Circle March 25 on your calendar but make sure to register early! Call: 416-638-1881 ext. 4235 What’s…
Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp's CENTREtainment!
Mar 18, 2014
Starting off with The Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp's CENTREtainment DJ class, kids can now mash-up their favourite tunes and learn about behind-the-scenes tricks to create original songs starting March 25! CENTREtainment DJ 1.0 teaches beat matching, scratching, loops and hot cues with a follow-up class next fall where kids will then create music videos! PLUS all junior DJs will create their very…
Nanny Robina at Prosserman JCC Jan. 28!
Jan 22, 2014
Everyone’s favourite parenting expert, Nanny Robina, is coming to Prosserman JCC! Join us on January 28th from 7:30-9 p.m. for this incredible parenting workshop! Focused on “Toddler and Preschool Shenanigans”, the workshop is designed to help you cope with the challenges and provide your little ones with the tools to get through it all! Have the toddler and preschool tantrums begun?…
“I Love Lucy” day trip October 30!
Oct 4, 2013
On Wednesday, October 30, spend a fun-filled afternoon taking a trip back to the 1950s and experience the Desilu Studios as they “film” two episodes of the beloved sitcom, “I Love Lucy”! The show offers a television studio host, 50’s-style live musical commercials and highlights the Tropicana Nightclub featuring “The Ricky Ricardo Orchestra” performing energetic…
Movie Under the Stars
Aug 25, 2013 to Jul 25, 2013
Prosserman JCC's Movie Under the Stars Proudly Presents: How to Train Your Dragon On August 25th at 7:30pm you and your friends and family can enjoy a popular kid's movie on the Sherman Campus lawn under the stars! We will be showing the fun adventure movie, How to Train Your Dragon! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Registration opens in early July and tickets will be available at an early bird discount…
Annual Social Painting Class Exhibit
Jun 24, 2013 to Jun 24, 2013
Come see the hard work and talent of our social painting class on June 24th from 2-4pm! In the lobbies of the Prosserman JCC along and the Lipa Green building, our students work wil lbe displayed, and you can meet the artists and their coach. Refreshments will follow in room 123. We hope to see you all there!
Game On Road Hockey Tournament
Jun 23, 2013 to Jun 23, 2013
It’s Game On for a Great Cause!!!! Come out for a day of great road hockey on June 23rd at the Prosserman JCC at Sherman Campus. By scoring goals and making saves, we will be raising funds so special needs children can go to summer camp and play in sports programs across the GTA. The tournament features several divisions for youth and one for adults as well. The day includes entertainment,…
Date Correction for Movie Mondays: Avalon
Jun 17, 2013 to Jun 17, 2013
We would like to make the following correction to our e-blast which was sent out earlier today. Movie Mondays will be showing the film, Avalon, on June 17th at 1pm not Jully 22nd. We apologize for the error.
The Summer Weight Loss Challenge!
Jun 17, 2013 to Aug 31, 2013
The Summer Weight Loss Challenge is a free program that will run through July and August. In order to participate you must reserve your spot in the competition. Space is limited. Each participant will work on his/her own following the workouts that we provide. However, the participant will have the option of working on his/her own routine or work with his/her own trainer. On the other hand, the workouts…
What's New with Adults, Boomers & Beyond?
Jun 5, 2013 to Jul 30, 2013
Our Adults, Boomers & Beyond department is always offering diverse, creative and unique programs that will get you learning, socializing and having fun! Here's a look at some of the popular programs we'll be running this summer. Keep in mind, that spots are filling up fast! Click on any of the links below to learn more about a program: Shout - Stage West Four Great Verismo Operas with iain Scott…
Meet Sandi Cole, Our Prenatal Specialist
May 29, 2013 to May 29, 2013
The Prosserman JCC offers several programs each session geared towards prenatal learning and fitness. Coming up in May is PRENATAL COUPLES COURSE, where Sandi Cole teaches a two part course for couples to prepare for labour and delivery. The sessions will place emphasis on understanding labour, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and provides an introduction to interventions. Kosher…
Monthly Informal Book Group
May 27, 2013 to May 27, 2013
Looking to read some provocative and interesting books? Prefer a more relaxed, engaging and peer-led book club? Join the Monthly Informal Book Group brought to you by The Centre for Dynamic Learning! This month we'll be reading "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford. Monday May 27 1-3pm The Lipa Green Building - Room 3 Fee: $5 To register please call 416.638.1881 ext. 4235
UJA's Walk with Israel on May 26th
May 26, 2013 to May 26, 2013
By participating in this year’s UJA Walk with Israel, you are proudly declaring to the world-at-large your support for, and love of, the people of Israel. Funds raised through the Walk with Israel support a number of UJA’s ongoing, transformative programs and initiatives throughout the Jewish state, including the immigration and absorption of new olim (new immigrants), as well as programs…
Fitness Members Appreciation on May 22nd
May 22, 2013 to May 22, 2013
Join us on May 22nd from 8am-4pm in our Fitness Centre for a Members Appreciation Event! Dress up in '70s, 80s or '90s wardrobe for a fun photo contest! There will also fitness challenge where you can win lots of great prizes and vendors for your to peruse and enjoy. For more information please call 416.638.1881 ext.4000 or email email@example.com. We hope to see you all there tomorrow!
May Holiday Hours & Group Exercise Schedule
May 14, 2013 to May 20, 2013
TUESDAY MAY 14TH 2013 FITNESS HOURS: 6 AM – 7 PM NO EVENING CLASSES WEDNESDAY MAY 15TH 2013 FITNESS HOURS: 6 AM – 7 PM NO EVENING CLASSES THURSDAY MAY 16TH 2013 FITNESS HOURS: 6 AM – 7 PM NO EVENING CLASSES MONDAY MAY 20TH 2013 FITNESS HOURS: 7 AM – 7 PM Group Exercise Schedule: 9:30am Spin 9:30am …
Free Members Appreciation Breakfast
May 8, 2013
Join us to kick off Jewish Heritage Month with a members appreciation breakfast in our lounge. Wednesday May 8th from10:00am-11:30am Please RSVP to Karen Goldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org before May 6th. We hope to see you all there!
May 5, 2013
Bring your friends and come listen, talk, and laugh at a mommy chat with Sandi Cole. This mommy chat will answer your questions about pregnancy, postpartum adjustment, and baby feeding. Bring your questions and concerns and ask the expert! Sunday May 5th 5:00pm - 7:00pm $7
New Volunteer Yoga Class at the Prosserman JCC!
May 5, 2013
The Prosserman JCC Fitness and Health Department is offering another volunteer yoga class starting Sunday May 5th from 9:30am-10:30am. On top of this, every week you can find a fitness program that suits you. Have a look at our group exercise schedule and find the perfect class, day and time to fit your busy life. Group Exercise Schedule To register please call 416.638.1881 ext. 4000
May is Jewish Heritage Month
May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013
To honour the immense contributions of the Jewish community throughout Ontario, May has been proclaimed as Jewish Heritage Month across the province. With over 200,000 Jews, Ontario has the largest Jewish population in Canada. The act which was passed in Fall 2013 procilaims: “Jewish Heritage Month is an opportunity to remember, celebrate and educate future generations about the inspirational…
Enjoy Mary Poppins on Stage with the Prosserman JCC
Apr 24, 2013 to Mar 24, 2013
Everyone can use a day away along with some great theatre, entertainment and friends! Join us for a lovely afternoon and enjoy Mary Poppins live on stage! Magic and adventure abound, and lives are transformed, when the peculiar Mary Poppins arrives on the doorstep of the Banks household on London’s Cherry Tree Lane. Experience the enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs,…
Yom Ha'atzmaut Across the City!
Apr 15, 2013 to Apr 21, 2013
Three locations and one week of celebration! Celebrate the birth of the Jewish state and the strength of its people. Presented by JCCs of Greater Toronto and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Tuesday April 16th Program Location 8:00-9:30 am Israeli Breakfast Lounge 10:00-10:30 am Israeli Dance for Children & Parents (ages 2-3) 211 10:30-11:00 am Israeli Dance for Children & Parents…
Programs your Kids will Love!
Apr 9, 2013 to Apr 14, 2013
The Prosserman JCC offers many great programs that will keep your kids busy, entertained and learning! Here are two popular programs that are filling up fast for the spring/summer: Deborah's Sing Along (Movin N Groovin) A dynamic music program with Deborah Maes and her guitar. There will be an emphasis on singing, movement and rhythm awareness. Parent and tots will share in music making through singing,…
New Program: BORSHT BELT AND BUBBA MEINSES
Apr 8, 2013 to Apr 8, 2013
The Prosserman JCC is proud to offer this unique program! If you love Yiddish and want to converse and enjoy good company this is the program for you. “M’vet a bisl redn un lakhn un esn”. Don’t worry, only a little Yiddish is necessary...you’ll blossom from there. For more information or to register: ProssermanJCC: 416.638.1881 x4235 United Jewish People’s Order:…
MOMMYtalks Brought to you by the Prosserman JCC!
Apr 7, 2013 to Apr 7, 2013
let's talk! join us for a seminar that teaches you everything you need to know about being mommy. Sunday, Apr 7/2013 (27 Nisan 5773) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm about the seminar: Bring your kids to an exciting children's program while you hear amazing speakers, eat a delicious sit down lunch, network with other Jewish women and shop at our fantastic mini mall. about the speakers: Marina…
New Programs are Blooming at the Prosserman JCC!
Apr 1, 2013 to Apr 1, 2013
Here's a peak at two popular programs for Adults this spring and summer! Borsht Belt and Bubba Meinses If you love Yiddish and want to enjoy conversation and good company this is the program for you. “M’vet a bisl redn un lakhn un esn”. Don’t worry, only a little Yiddish is necessary...you’ll blossom from there. For more information or to register: ProssermanJCC: 416.638.1881…
Refer-A-Friend to the Prosserman JCC
Mar 31, 2013
Bring a Friend to the Prosserman JCC and Reap the Rewards! AAt the Goldie Fitness Centre at the Prosserman JCC all fitness members can refer a friend or a family member, and if they sign up for a membership you will get a Prosserman JCC fitness bag and two passes! Please email Sarah or call 416.638.1881. ext. 4000 to register or for more information.
Free Family Skate on March 24th!
Mar 24, 2013 to Mar 24, 2013
Join us at Pavillion Ice Arena on March 24th from 3pm-5pm for a FREE Family Skate. Your whole family can also enjoy face painting, a photo booth and live dj entertainment for kids of all ages. First 100 to register will receive a free ministick! To register please call 416.638.1881 x4235 before March 22nd Space is limited! Address: 130 Racco Pkwy Vaughan, ON L4J 8X9 We hope to see you…
Important Information for our Family Skate
Mar 24, 2013 to Mar 24, 2013
If you received our e-blast you are now confirmed for our Free Family Skate on Sunday March 24th! Please remember: Bring your helmet Bring your skates All children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian All particpants must complete and bring the waiver which you can find by clicking here (one waiver per participant not groups or families) Children under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian…
Prosserman JCC Wants to Help you Celebrate Passover!
Mar 13, 2013 to Mar 20, 2013
We are proud to offer you 3 great Passover programs that can help you learn, have fun and spend more time with your loved ones. How to Make your Sedar More Meaningful March 13 7:30-9pm $12 By walking participants through several new editions of the Haggadah along with the distribution of additional material culled from a wide variety of sources, Rabbi Wayne Allen will provide registrants…
The Bridge of Hope
Mar 12, 2013 to Mar 12, 2013
The Prosserman JCC hopes you will take a chance to walk down the newly installed Bridge of Hope exhibition that connects us to Lipa Green. This project honours the legacies of the Mutual Benefit Societies which were formed by groups of Jews, often from the same town or region to help the greater Jewish community. The Bridge of Hope honours the legacy of these societies, and by telling…
FREE Purim Carnival & Circus Show at the Prosserman JCC!
Feb 24, 2013 to Feb 24, 2013
3rd Show Added at 9:30am! Dress up in your favourite costume, celebrate Purim at the ProssermanJCC with your family while enjoying an amazing Circus performance by The Infinite Fantasy Circus Family! Sunday February 24th from 9:30am - 12:00pm, this popular circus act will perform. Due to popular demand, we will be having two shows (10:30am and 11:30am). Seating is very limited so please register by…
Feb 23, 2013 to Feb 24, 2013
A Sample of the Purim Offering Across Some of the Synagogues in Toronto Holy Blossom, 1950 Bathurst St. Saturday night February 23rd: Purim for Adults: A Persian Banquet! 7:30: A Megillah reading with wine and appetizers. 8:00: A live Persian musician, a Persian Banquet, more wine, and then a rousing debate amongst two hilarious speakers who will speak about Purim from their field! RSVP: email@example.com.…
Judy & David JiggiJump at the ProssermanJCC!
Feb 18, 2013 to Feb 18, 2013
Come See Judy & David This Family Day! Popular children's entertainers Judy & David are coming to the Prosserman JCC on Family Day this upcoming February 18th, 2013! Catchy songs, energetic performers and interactive video that will have your kids moving and singing the entire time. This is a great chance to see them live before their show on CBC premieres this Fall. Plus, every…
Important Dates for February
Library 15th - 9:45 - 10:15 -Nursery 8 10:45 - 11:15 JK 9 3:00 - 3:30 JK/SK 6 3:30 - 4:00 Nursery 5 21st - 10:00 - 10:30 Nursery 8 10:45 - 11:15 JK 9 3:00…
Family Fun Across the City!
Join us for a day of free family fun! Free pizza and refreshments! Free time for kids in the Fun Zone! 10am - 11am Tu B'Shevat arts and crafts and Balls and Hoops for kids. 10am - 12 pm (noon) Family Wii Fun 12 pm (noon) - 1pm Iyengar Yoga for adults 12 pm (noon) - 1 pm The Lorax Movie & popcorn for kids
Fitness & Health Open House
On Sunday March 11th from 9am-1pm come visit our facility and experience zumba, yoga, martial arts and much more! Any current member of the Prosserman JCC Fitness Centre who brings a friend will receive a gift for you and your guest. By becoming a member on March 11th, you will not have to pay the enrollment fee! The open house will be followed by a Purim celebration. To pre register for free…
Why We Love our Members Breakfast
One Friday every month at Prosserman we hold a special breakfast that is open and free to all of our members. There is an upcoming one on March 9th, 2012 at 8am in our state-of-the-art lounge. This is the perfect time to enjoy some great food, mingle with the staff and even provide feedback and suggestions on anything to do with what we offer. This event has been a huge success so far, and we are…
What is Yom Ha'atzmaut?
Yom Ha'atzmaut commemorates Israel's Declaration of Independence in 1948. It is celebrated on 5 Iyar according to the Hebrew calendar. Yom Ha'atzmaut is preceded by Yom Hazikaron.On Thursday, April 26th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm come join our amazing community as we celebrate Israel's 64th anniversary at the Lebovic Jewish Community Campus! Click here for more information
A Special Offer to Experience Beauty & The Beast Live on Stage
Don’t miss your chance to see the internationally renowned, award-winning musical, Beauty and the Beast, live on stage! Tuesday July 3, 8pm Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts 145 Queen Street West OPENING NIGHT $100/ticket Enjoy the retelling of this classic story! Our exclusive JCC experience includes: Orchestra centre seats Exclusive Q&A with the actors who perform as Belle…
Movie Lectures with Kevin Courrier: The Enduring Popularity of The Gangster Film
“Little Caesar, The Public Enemy, and ”Scarface” – remember these powerful gangster films that emerged during prohibition? They quickly became popular because their criminal protagonists flouted the laws that the rest of us had to obey. But even after this prohibitive era ended, the genre prospered and included movies about real gangsters, such as John Dillinger and Bonnie…
Program Highlight: Torah Ethics in a Changing World
An interesting and compelling program suited to help people understand the Torah in the modern world. What do ancient (and some modern) texts have to say about the contemporary ethical challenges. Join Rabbi Jay Kelman for a lively discussion of how jewish ethics adopts, confronts and challenges the ethical mores of modern society. issues to be addressed include organ donations…
Jewish Heritage Month...Looking Forward to Next Year!
Although this year's Jewish Heritage Month is winding down, it is not too late to participate in the final few events around the city of Toronto. For example, on Tuesday May 30th Elisha Muskat will be speaking at the Wolfond Centre on the University of Toronto campus. Sponsored by Genesis, the UJA Federation’s Centre for Jewish Innovation, this is sure to be an engaging and informative program.…
GameChanger takes elements from professional sports training and conditioning to provide you with an intense, full-body workout. Each workout provides aerobic and anaerobic training so participants can burn fat, lose weight and gain muscle. Each class has roughly 4 segments which consist of three or four different sets of exercises. Participants repeat each set three to four times, and then get a…
Game On Shoots and Scores!
Over $100,000 raised in 2 years! This past weekend JCC Chai Sports was proud to organize and host the Game On Road Hockey Tournament right here on the Sherman Campus! It was a huge success for everyone involved! We had over 400 people in attendance and over $50,000 was raised as of today! Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered and to all of the kind donations. This money will help children…