Sunday, 9/27 - Kol Nidre: The JCC will close at 5pm | Monday, 9/28 - Yom Kippur: THE JCC WILL BE CLOSED | Programs Currently Open: School, Camp, Group Exercise, Pool (reservation required), Squash (reservation required), and Fitness Center (reservation required) | All other programming will be offered online at this time. For details visit



3 years old by September 1st

The program at the Jewish Community Center of Allentown for 3 and 4-year-olds is based on the premise that all children are unique.  They are treated as individuals and are encouraged to experiment and explore at their own rate - achieving success while being challenged.  We offer a strong academic foundation in a safe and nurturing environment.  Our activities are child-centered and the emphasis is on the process and not the product.

Three-year-olds are eager to please.  They become more social, verbal and interested in what others are doing.  They begin to express their ideas and opinions and are capable of doing many things.  The ultimate goal of the teachers in a preschool classroom is to provide the children with a joyful, exciting, challenging and enriching experience.


  • Lesson plans are emailed to the preschool families.  This is a great way to foster communication between parents and children and between parents and the school
  • Music, gym, and school wide Shabbat celebrations are integral parts of our program
  • A print and language rich environment encourages the development of skills that promote literacy
  • The JCC provides extended day options for families who need to have their child cared for before and after school
  • Special learning activities are offered to enhance each child's day

To enroll or for more information about childcare and school, please contact the Early Childhood Education Office, at 610.435.3571.

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