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Kindergym is a play program for children under 36 months from families of all religious and cultural backgrounds. If you have a beginning walker or a runner who is jumping off everything, our Kindergym is for you!

Climbers, slides, rocking horses, cozy coupe cars, see-saw, fire trucks, and push cars for beginning walkers, small trampoline, puzzles, painting easels, music, parachute play, singing, stories, and so much more! Come join us in our very large, activity-filled room to play together and make new friends.

We practice respectful caregiving so that each child is welcome to express their feelings while we create a safe, supportive environment. Attendees do not have to be TBA members or Jewish.


Four-week sessions: $96 per registered child
Five-week sessions: $120 per registered child
Individual drop-in class: $26 per registered child


Registration is required for all Kindergym classes. Registration is available per class or for a session.

2024 Winter Schedule

Class dates: January 10, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 6

No classes on January 3 or January 17

Class dates: January 11, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; March 7

No classes on January 4 or January 18

Class dates: January 12, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 1, 8

No classes on January 5 or January 19

Class dates: January 12, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 1, 8

No classes on January 5 or January 19

2024 Late Spring Schedule

Class dates: May 1, 8, 15, 16, 22, 29

Class dates: May 2, 9, 16, 17, 23, 30

Class dates: May 3, 10, 17, 18, 24, 31

2024 Early Summer Schedule

Class dates: June 5, 26; July 10, 24

No classes on June 12, 19; July 3, 17

Class dates: June 6, 20, 27; July 11, 25

No classes on June 13; July 4, 18

Class dates: June 7, 21, 28; July 12, 26

No classes on June 14; July 5, 19

2024 Late Summer Schedule

Class dates: July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28

Class dates: August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Class dates: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Additional Information

Please complete one registration for each child. Each parent/caregiver may accompany up to 2 children. Infants under 9 months are welcome to join free of charge.

We offer two makeups per session. If you are in more than one session, you can have two makeups for each. 

We have a wonderful, very large and well-ventilated room.

Please stay home from Kindergym if you or anyone in your household had any of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, headache, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of taste or smell.

Jeni Markowitz Clancy and puppet SukkotMeet our wonderful Kindergym teacher, Jeni Markowitz Clancy!

Bay Area families have loved wiggling, giggling, laughing and playing with Jeni and her puppets for more than two decades!

You may have run into her at the wildly popular family music program “Boogie to the Beat” she led for Parents Place for more than ten years. She also led family music and movement programs for Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco where she served as the synagogue’s early childhood director.

Jeni was awarded the prestigious Helen Diller Award for Excellence in Jewish Education in 2020, granted a Family Education Fellowship by the San Francisco Bureau of Jewish Education, participated in the Jewish Resource Specialist program sponsored by the Jim Joseph Foundation, and was a member of the first cohort of Reshet educators sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco.

Jeni is the current manager of Jewish Baby Network’s San Francisco region. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, their two daughters, and too many puppets to count.


Contact Jeni with any questions at TBAkindergym@gmail.com