Youth & Teen Programs & Enrichment Classes

JCC Austin has a wide range of classes and programs geared specifically for youth and teens, ages 5 months to 18 years of age. The J is a great place to build lifelong friends, learn to act and dance, and have fun and stay fit while showing your teamwork and spirit in sports classes and leagues. Whether you want to explore your creativity with art and music classes, put your mind to the test LEGO Engineering, or build your job skills with lifeguard training, we're here for you. Looking for a fun place to go when you're out of school? Come check us out!  

Kids Connection After School Program Grades K-5

5-day option I end of school- 6 PM I all school year I $3,250 JCC members only
(includes transportation)

3-day option I end of school- 6 PM I all school year I $2,650 JCC members only
(includes transportation)

Music Rocks!  

Private music instruction in Guitar and Piano. Each lesson will be 30 minutes long. All levels welcome.

 M & W I 3:45-5:45 PM I 9/11-12/15 I 12x I $455m/$585nm

Other Youth & Teen Programs

Birthday Parties All Ages The JCC offers themed Birthday, Pool and Gymnastics Parties.  
More information.


Plan your next birthday party at the J! The JCC provides appropriate specialists, drinks, paper goods, decorations, organized activities, party favors, and use of a party room. To book your party, all you need to do is pick a date, a party option, and a package. Themes include: Carnival, Wet and Wild, Krafty Kids, Gym Spectacular, and more! Our Deluxe and Supreme Packages take the party to the next level. Reservations must be made 4 weeks prior to the requested party date. Email: hospitality@shalomaustin.org.

Yom Kef No-School Days Grades K-5

Yom Kef means “Fun Day,” and that’s what we provide on days when school is out! On Yom Kef, the J makes the perfect oasis for kids begging for fun during their time off, and parents can rest assured that their children are in a safe environment with great staff and plenty of enriching social and educational opportunities. Kids enjoy a fun day filled with sports, arts & crafts, awesome activities, snacks and more. For more information on Yom Kef or to register, contact gabe.grossman@shalomaustin.org or call (512) 735-8074.

Saturday Night at the J Grades K-5

Children’s night out and parents’ night out! Children get to hang out with other kids, enjoy a pizza dinner, participate in fun games and themed activities. Past themes have included gym games, baking night, arts and crafts, flashlight tag, costume night, jungle night, and more! For those children with older siblings in middle school you can inquire about our once per month Saturday night programming for middle schoolers too! Registration deadline is three business days prior to the event date. For more information, please call Jessica Ochs at (512) 735-8074 or email gabe.grossman@shalomaustin.org . All Saturday Night at the J events are 6-10 PM. To register, select a month below:

BBYO Grades 8-12  

Open to teens from the second semester of 8th grade through high school graduation. A worldwide Jewish teen movement, BBYO comprises more than 15,000 teenage members in 39 regions and many nations.  Austin BBYO has over 110 members and is growing daily! We have regular community service projects, social events, and we offer a real home for Jewish teens of all denominations. From weekend events, to conventions, to multi-week summer programs, BBYO provides Jewish teens with opportunities to develop leadership skills and a strong Jewish identity.
For more information, please visit www.bbyo.org or call 512-735-8046. Membership is $75/year or $149/entire high school career.

Additional Youth Enrichment Classes 

Kids Connection After School Program Grades K-5

5-day option I end of school- 6 PM I all school year I $3380 members only (plus transportation)

3-day option I end of school- 6 PM I all school year I $2780 members only (plus transportation)

Music Rocks!  

Private music instruction in beginner Guitar and all-levels of Piano. Each lesson will be 30 minutes long. Please contact Gabe Grossman at (512) 735-8074 or email gabe.grossman@shalomaustin.org to register.

Monday Lessons:
3:45-5:45 PM (30-minute block)
9/17-12/10: $350 Members / $400 non-members (10 total lessons) 

Thursday Lessons:
3:45-5:45 PM (30-minute block)
9/20-12/13: $350 Members / $420 members / $480 non-members (12 total lessons)