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Florence G. Heller JCC

We are your neighborhood JCC. Everyone’s welcome!

Check out our programs for more things to learn, more ways to stay fit, more connections to make and to get more out of life. Bring the whole family and join the fun.

Check out our programs!

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Early Childhood

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Facilities

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Upcoming Events

Nov
2
Sun
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC.

Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for little hands, feet and bodies.

  • Soft places to climb and explore
  • Developmentally appropriate gross motor equipment
  • Slides, tricycles, climbing structures and more!

$10 Family Play. Just drop in!

Dance Around the World @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop features family play on Sundays for children 2 and up (with caregiver) at Florence G. Heller JCC.

Explore music and dance styles from around the world. Workshop includes time for music, dance and an art project.

$25/family. Just drop in!

Nov
4
Tue
Say it In Hebrew! @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

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Nov
7
Fri
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Join us as we head to Horwich JCC for a day of Fall FUN!  The morning will be filled with team building activities including a pumpkin decorating and games in the gym.  The afternoon will include swimming and more fall favorites.  Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Bernard Horwich JCC, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago
Email: Wendy Singer| Phone: 773.516.5883
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Friday Gym and Swim @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Friday Gym and Swim during Solomon Schechter Early Dismissal.

Fridays: November 7- February 27  (except Nov. 28, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2)

Exciting fun energetic afternoon at the J!
Enjoy games, swimming and more!
Schechter provides bus service to Bernard Weinger JCC.

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Nov
9
Sun
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC.

Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for little hands, feet and bodies.

  • Soft places to climb and explore
  • Developmentally appropriate gross motor equipment
  • Slides, tricycles, climbing structures and more!

$10 Family Play. Just drop in!

Nov
11
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Amazing day of community building as we gather together to pay it forward for someone in need. We will break up into groups and prepare sack lunches for A Just Harvest. Add in some fun by decorating the bags and adding goodies to help make the day of person who gets each lunch. Additional fun includes games in the gym along with an hour of swimming. Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate. Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
Register Online

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
Register Online

Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Lake County Jewish Community Campus, 23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich
Email: Amy Kellogg| Phone: 847.763.3606
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Visit JCC Vacation Days >>

Say it In Hebrew! @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

Learn more
Nov
12
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Legoland has rides, 4D Cinema, a scavenger hunt and a legos playzone.Come explore everything legos with us! JCC will be enjoying a day at Legoland. We will jump inside the World’s biggest box of LEGO® bricks! LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers bring together great 4D cinema shows, rides, LEGO MINILAND® and more. Come with us for a great indoor experience. Kids need to bring a lunch only.

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
Register Online

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
Register Online

Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

 

Visit JCC Vacation Days >>

Nov
16
Sun
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC.

Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for little hands, feet and bodies.

  • Soft places to climb and explore
  • Developmentally appropriate gross motor equipment
  • Slides, tricycles, climbing structures and more!

$10 Family Play. Just drop in!

 

Florence G. Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose St.
Chicago, IL  |  Map it
773.871.6780

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm