THIS Sunday, November 18, 9:30-11:30 AM: Pete the Cat is coming to The J for breakfast! Tickets available at the door. For fees and details see the Book Festival Box on our homepage below. ē Thanksgiving, November 22 hours: 5:30 am - noon. for complete details see box below. Questions? 216.831.0700. ext. 0.
26001 S. Woodland Rd.
Beachwood, OH |
(216) 831-0700
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Preschool & Childcare

Bump, Baby, and Beyond

Mandel JCC is excited to announce new programs for parents and parents-to-be! 
The J’s programs support families as they navigate through the joys and challenges of pregnancy, infancy and beyond. Open to all Mandel JCC members. All classes and social events provide caregivers emotional support and encourage physical well-being at a critical time. All programs are designed to encourage physical well-being and help parents experience a smooth transition for their growing family. Interested in coming to visit one of our program offerings? Please contact Liza at


What's Up Doc?
Learn from pediatricians/medical professionals affiliated with University Hospitals’ Suburban Pediatrics in a fun and relaxed environment. Enjoy a cocktail or mocktail with light snacks followed by a Q&A including picking a pediatrician, what to expect in the first 48 hours, feeding and sleeping, and when to call the doctor.

Who: Parents & Parents-To-Be
When: Seasonal, 7-8:30 pm
Where: The Wine Spot • 2271 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights
FeeFree and Open to the Community!   •  Advanced Registration Required

Baby Sign Language Class
Learn basic signs to use with your baby through a fun class with songs, rhymes and signing puppet Sammy. Led by sign language expert Nancy Barnett, for parents or caregivers with babies 0-1.

Who: Parents/Caregivers with Babies ages Birth-1
When: Third Tuesday of Every Month at 12:15-1 PM 
Where: Mandel JCC – Family Place
Fees: FREE for Members/Family Place Members (drop in)

Baby and Me Yoga
Join a JCC fitness instructor for a fun class. Use baby for resistance while having fun socializing with your baby and other new parents/caregivers.

Who: Parents/Caregivers with Babies ages Birth-1 
When: Wednesdays at 11 AM - 12 PM
Where: Mandel JCC – Rzepka Yoga Studio
Fees: FREE for Members/Family Place Members (drop in)

Moms and Babes 
Enjoy time with your baby in a safe, relaxing environment. Take part in discussions of interest such as baby and sleep, feeding, self care and more. Class is led by Clinical Licensed Social Worker, Beth Levy. Stay after class and play in our playroom with toys for the babies.

Who: Moms with Babies ages Birth-1 
When: Thursdays at 11 AM - 12 PM
Where: Mandel JCC – Family Place
Fees: FREE for Members/Family Place Members (drop in)

Infant Swim Lessons
Infant swim class is a great bonding experience. Parents/caregivers teach babies through games, songs and other activities. Swim diapers and rubber pants are required. Children MUST have a caregiver with them in the water.

Who: Moms with Babies ages 6 months - 36 months 
Mondays, 4 - 4:30 PM

Wednesdays, 6 - 7 PM
Saturdays, 10 - 10:30 AM or 11-11:30 AM
Sundays, 10 - 10:30 AM
Where: Mandel JCC - Indoor Pool
Fees: $72 for Members/$120 for Non-Members