Early Childhood Preschool and Childcare


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The Katz JCC Early Childhood Education Center offers a nurturing environment for children to learn, develop friendships and engaged in a unique high-quality educational setting. Our preschool and early childhood programs include a curriculum that not only delivers results but offers an enhanced education including structured swim in our indoor pool, planned activities in our full-size gym and expansive outdoor recreation facility, technology-based classes, hands-on science classes, weekly trips to the Margate beach during the summer for 3 and 4 year-olds and field trips for 4 year-olds throughout the year.

Offering full day and half day programs with flexible schedules and extended care, it is our goal to accommodate the schedules of our families.  Our full school day is from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and our half-day programs are from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Our early morning before care hours are from 7:30 am to 9:00 am. Our after care hours are from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm with pricing options for pick-up at 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm.

To schedule a tour please contact Amanda McGowan, Early Childhood Director at 609.822.1167 or email amcgowan@jccatlantic.org.

Early Childhood Education Preschool Programs

Open Swim

Students ages three and four enjoy playing and splashing with their friends during supervised pool time in our heated indoor pool.

Physical Exercise

Students ages two through four participate in age-appropriate supervised physical activities in our full-size gym and expansive outdoor recreation facility helping to increase self-confidence, academic performance and physical fitness levels.

Jewish Culture

Students two through four learn about Jewish culture, Jewish holidays, and traditions through activities and events that provide cultural exposure in a fun and interactive way.


Students ages two through four practice the beginning concepts of yoga, learning creativity and discipline. Yoga helps strengthen the mind and the body of the young learner.