David Posnack Jewish Community CenterPROGRAM GUIDEAugust–November 2014 I Av 5774–Kislev 5775FALL 2014There’s somethingabout this place5850 S. Pine Island Road I Davie, FL 33328 I 954.434.0499 I

FROM THE BOARD CHAIRI would like to take this opportunity to thank the Board of Directors of the David Posnack JCC for electing meas the new Board Chair for 2014-2015. I welcome our new Board of Directors,officers and staff, as we work together to make our J the best it can be.I have been involved with the JCC for the past 22 years, since I moved here fromKendall after Hurricane Andrew. My family right away took advantage of themany great programs that the J had to offer—from summer camp, racquetball,basketball, swimming, to dance lessons (my wife owes me one for that), andmuch more as the years passed. I learned through these years what a great placeour community center was, and I also had the opportunity to see it grow into aneven better facility as we expanded. There truly is something for everyone,whether you are a child, a newlywed or a senior.I feel very fortunate to be serving as board chair during what will be a milestonein the JCC’s history—the hosting of the 2015 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest .This exciting event will be held on our campus and throughout Broward Countyfor the first time. It is a great opportunity to “galvanize” the community, and Ilook forward to working with all Broward County Jewish agencies to bringeveryone together with one common goal – strengthen and improve our Jewishcommunity.As you read this, the Jewish holidays are quickly approaching. At this time, Iwould like to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.Lee KadinFROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERMany of us have a special place (in addition to home) where we just love tobe–where we feel comfortable, welcome and happy–a place we think of as “oursecond home.” It is my hope that the J is that place for you and your family–yoursecond home.Our staff works very hard to offer the best programming and customer servicepossible for our membership. The end goal is for our J to be YOUR happy place–your home away from home, to gain knowledge, stay fit, enjoy sports, watchyour children prosper and embrace our wondrous heritage. Our program guideand website are filled with classes, programs and activities for you and your family to enjoy and become involved.As we look to the future, we are now less than a year away from hosting thebiggest Jewish event in the history of Broward County. In August 2015 close to1,200 teen athletes and artists and thousands of spectators will head to southFlorida for the JCC Maccabi Games & Artsfest . “It takes teamwork to make adream work,” and we need volunteers in many capacities; we need housing forthe visiting athletes/artists, and local teen athletes/artists to sign up and be partof our JCC’s largest delegation to the Games and Artsfest since we began participating in 1999.To be part of the team making this momentous event happen, contact our Maccabi office at 954-434-0499, ext.348, [email protected] or visit www.fortlauderdalemaccabi for more information.I look forward to seeing you at the J.Scott Ehrlich2

CENTER HOURSEXECUTIVE OFFICERS & STAFFAdministrativeMonday – Friday .9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.MembershipMonday – Thursday.9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Friday .9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Sunday.10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Fitness CenterMonday – Thursday.5:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.Friday .5:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Saturday.8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Sunday.7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Fall Pool HoursMonday – Thursday(Aug.) .7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.(Sept.–Oct.).7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.(Nov.).7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Friday .7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Saturday.9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Sunday .9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Lee Kadin, Board ChairLaurie Suskind, Vice Chair Adult Services/Cultural ArtsDavid Drobner, Esq., Vice Chair BuildingAmy Shutter, Vice Chair Children and Family ServicesCheryl Frost, Vice Chair FundraisingAdriane Rosen, Vice Chair Membership and MarketingBarry Shacter, CPA, Vice Chair PersonnelHillary Waksman, Vice Chair Sports and WellnessJim Mazur, TreasurerScott Shepard, SecretaryDaniel Newman, Esq., Immediate Past PresidentScott Ehrlich, MA, Chief Executive OfficerSteven M. Klein, MSW, Chief Operating OfficerElaine M. Turner, CPA, Chief Financial OfficerMark Sherman, Executive Director EmeritusEXECUTIVE MEMBERS-AT-LARGECindy SchneiderDiane Wilen, Ph.D.BOARD OF DIRECTORSSteven BeckerBunny BlattnerBernard Cohen, Esq.Judi DrobnerDebby EisingerHeather GilbertLori GreenJeanne-Marie HardyLaurie HussNancy KatzinRobert Klausner, Esq.M. Scott Kleiman, Esq.HOLIDAY HOURSCraig KonhauzerJared KornfeldLynne LambertDavia Mazur, Esq.Shannan MillerJared MorgensternRandy PaulJeffrey A. Sopshin, CPA, CISASusan SuidLeonard SuskindBarry A. Wilen, Esq.Debbie ZinnLabor Day Monday, September 1Sports & Wellness is OPEN 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Administration is CLOSEDErev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, September 24JCC closes at 2:00 p.m.Rosh Hashanah Thursday, September 25& Friday, September 26JCC is CLOSEDErev Yom Kippur Friday, October 3JCC closes at 2:00 p.m.Yom Kippur Saturday, October 4JCC is CLOSEDErev Sukkot Wednesday, October 8JCC closes at 5:00 p.m.Sukkot Thursday, October 9JCC is CLOSEDErev Shemini Atzeret Wednesday, October 15JCC closes at 5:00 p.m.Shemini Atzeret Thursday, October 16JCC is CLOSEDThanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27Sports & Wellness is OPEN 8:00 a.m.-NoonAdministration is CLOSEDDay After Thanksgiving Friday, November 28Sports & Wellness is OPEN 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Administration is CLOSEDHONORARY MEMBERSLou BrickmanNat & Dina Sedley*Ben & Dorothy Spencer*PAST PRESIDENTSJeffrey A. Sophin, CPA, CISAAmy RosenbergAnne SopshinCraig KonhauzerCarolyn Frieman ShapirLori GreenBernie Friedman, Esq.Martin Schwartz, Esq.Margo GolosLaurence A. Greenberg, Esq.Nancy R. BrizelJoel Schneider, M.D.L. Michael OrloveBrenda GreenmanSamuel M. Meline, D.M.D.Hon. Ronald J. Rothschild*DeceasedSECURITY POLICYIN THIS ISSUEThe safety and security of our members and guests are ourhighest priority. The DPJCC reserves the right to check vehicles,backpacks, lunchboxes and other types of sealed or closedcontainers without prior notification for security purposes.Weapons are not permitted on campus. The JCC consultsregularly with the Broward Sheriff’s Department, the Town ofDavie and the Anti-Defamation League to continually update itssecurity measures.UPDATED POLICY: Please do not leave backpacks or gym bagsunattended. Unattended backpacks/gym bags are subject toremoval by security. All backpacks or gym bags must have an IDtag attached.The security systems in place on the campus include: A private security company with rotating surveillance Surveillance cameras and monitors located throughout thebuilding and outdoor areas Controlled electronic access at selected entrances Emergency alarm system directly connected to police andfire departments A security fence surrounding the campus Barriers protecting building entrances Photo ID required to enter the JCCBirthday Parties .5Membership .6Cultural Arts/Special Events .8Early Childhood .11Family, Children & Teens.14Adult Programs .18Sports & Wellness .21Fitness - All Ages .22Gymnastics .24Aquatics .25Baseball.28Basketball .29Dance – All Ages.30Maccabi .31Martial Arts .33Racquetball & Wallyball.33Tennis .34Volleyball .35MISSION STATEMENTThe mission of the David Posnack Jewish Community Center is to enrich and support a quality way of life by providing a communityfacility where this lifestyle can flourish through recreational, cultural and educational activities, and where individuals may gather toshare, celebrate and gain knowledge of their wondrous heritage.3

Cultural Arts Jewish Book Festival Book Club Jewish Film Festival Jewish Music FestivalTeen Usage in Fitness CenterFor safety reasons, children under age 13 are not allowed in thefitness center. JCC members, 13 and 14 years old, must take ourFit Teen exercise training course before using weight training orcardiovascular equipment.BabysittingFree babysitting is available at specific times adjacent to thefitness center. Parents must remain on premises while the childis with the sitter. This service is for members only.Handball, Racquetball & Tennis Facilities Four indoor handball/racquetball courts. Reservations for thecourts may be made up to 48 hours in advance. Black-soledshoes may not be worn on the courts. For safety reasonsgoggles are recommended. Racquetball & handball tournaments Five lighted outdoor tennis courts. Our on-staff tennis prooffers private and group lessons for all ages. Equipment is available and always free.For handball/racquetball reservations call 954-434-0499, ext. 100.Recreational Facilities Two 11,000 square foot, air-conditioned gymnasiums 4,000 square foot covered batting facility Two softball fields Playgrounds for preschoolers and childrenLocker RoomsBoth men’s and ladies’ locker room facilities are open to membersand their guests and include sauna and steam rooms. For lockerrental (members only), contact the Sports and Wellness desk at954-434-0499, ext. 100.Aquatics Complex 25-yard, competition-size swimming pool with heating/coolingsystem 1,500-square-foot teaching pool (heated from December–March) 225-square-foot gated toddler pool SpaPool hours vary by season. A lifeguard is on duty when pool is open.Sports LeaguesBasketball leagues are offered for all ages from children to adults.Softball and racquetball leagues are available.2015 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest - We are a host site.To get involved, please contact Barry Schumer, 2015 JCC MaccabiGames Director at [email protected] For more information seepage 31.WifiThe JCC has free wifi hot spots located throughout the building.OneFits All . . .Singer Early Childhood Learning CenterFor ages 3 months through pre-kindergarten Received the highest rating given by the Broward CountyChildren’s Services Administration for quality childcare Gold Seal Award recipient A.P.P.L.E. accredited #1 VPK provider in South Broward Best of Davie/Cooper City Mommy & Me ProgramAfter-school ProgramFor kindergarten through 8th grade Pick-up from over 10 area schools Daily supervised homework room/computer lab A multitude of enrichment activities School vacation days & seasonal mini-campsCamp KadimaFor ages 12 months through grade 10 Award-winning day camp Extreme Adventure, JGirls, JTech, JHoops, JSports On-site pools, tennis courts, gymnastics, theaters Air-conditioned gymnasiums/covered batting cages Special trip options More activities than you could ever imagineFitness Center 7,OOO square foot fitness center with state-of-the-art cardioequipment with personal TVs Cybex Eagle fitness and HOIST ROC-ITTM strength equipment Indoor walking/running track (1/10 mile) Personal training programs available for an additional fee Free fitness classes taught seven days a week by certifiedinstructors Hot Yoga, Spin , TRX , boxing, aerobic studios The JCC is an approved SilverSneakers & SilverFit facilityoffering a variety of classesChildren and Family ServicesIMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERSMichael Chanan, Children and Family Services DirectorKrystle Hindman, Children and Family Services AssociateMarcela Budnik, Latin Initiative CoordinatorLisa Lundy, Administrative AssistantMain Number: 954-434-0499AdministrationScott Ehrlich, MA, Chief Executive OfficerSteven M. Klein, MSW, Chief Operating OfficerElaine M. Turner, CPA, Chief Financial OfficerShari Mac Keen, MS, Program DirectorAvi Zuri, Director of Campus OperationsBeverly S. Bachrach, Senior Development DirectorCheryl Meltzer, Development CoordinatorShana Richman, Executi