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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

Full refunds are issued in the following instances:

  • JCC cancels the program/class.
  • Participant cancels up to three business days prior to the start of the class. Substitutions are accepted any time by contacting the office at 716.338.1005 or WRjamestown@mail.sunyjcc.edu

Refunds are issued by credit to the card used or by check.

Garage Welding

Are you interested in welding, but don’t know how to get started? Do you have your own welder, but could benefit from an expert? This is the course for you. Our instructor will guide you through the process of basic welding and you can decide which process to use. You have the choice among Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW/Stick), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG) or a combination of multiple processes. Cutting processes can also be incorporated into the course using Oxy-Fuel, Plasma, and multiple mechanical cutting machines. Come learn a new hobby or simply enhance your existing skills! The course runs Tuesdays for four weeks. There are no prerequisites for the course.

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Genealogy

Do you want to know more about your past? Maybe perhaps your ethnic background and heritage? This exciting class is designed for genealogy enthusiasts with basic computer and Internet skills. Participants will learn how to gather information from family members, vital records, newspapers, and online databases.

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History and Current Events

This course investigates what is happening in the world today, including significant events, historical background, who's who, and future trends. Participants will be participate in classroom discussions and analyze major topics. The course is intended to be fun and informative not politically-charged.

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Paper Sculpture Centerpiece

Come learn the basics of paper sculpture and create a summertime centerpiece of a "Watering Can with Flowers" using only paper, glue and wire. This class will meet for two nights, all the necessary tools and supplies will be provided and are included in the cost of the class.

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Wood Spoon Carving

During this workshop, participants will carve a wooden cooking spoon using traditional wood carving tools. Carving tools and a pre-dimensioned piece of cherry will be provided. Participants will be shown how to design and carve a spoon while taking into consideration the wood's grain direction. This will be a fun, hands-on 6-hour workshop that takes place over 2 nights. You will be able to come in without prior knowledge or supplies, and leave with a beautiful custom-designed, handmade spoon.

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Health & Well Being

Lunchtime Yoga

Come end your week with what you need - a gentle, restorative yoga practice! The practice will include all of the hallmarks of yoga: focus on breathing well, emphasis on increasing flexibility, and calming the mind.

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YOGA - All Levels

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced yogi, this class encompasses all levels. Every class includes flowing asana (yoga pose) sequences, philosophical teachings, breathing practices, meditation, hands-on alignment, and deep relaxation. Additionally, get the benefits of aromatherapy throughout each session. This class gives more advanced students the opportunity to refine their asana practice. Participants will work at his/her own pace, following the instructor's guidance. These sessions will give individuals the tools to practice yoga at home as well as give the foundational skills and knowledge to participate in any type of yoga class. Please dress in comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and water to class.

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Tai Chi - All Levels

This is an open Tai Chi class for those who have or have not taken Tai Chi before. This class will teach you how to move gracefully in body, to relax and have fun. Participants will learn movement styles which stretch and tone muscles. Tai Chi has widespread health benefits which include: stress reduction, increased balance, control, fitness and flexibility, a better focus, and higher energy levels.

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Zumba™ via Tennis Courts/Zoom

Be a part of the fastest growing fitness program in the country and take Zumba™. It's exercise in disguise! Zumba™ is a Latin inspired, dance-fitness program that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness program. It gives participants a full-body workout, targeting areas such as gluteals, legs, arms, core, abdominals, and the most important muscle in the body - the heart. Come join the fun! Wear comfortable clothes and athletic footwear. Due to maintaining social distancing, this class will be taught online through Zoom or the JCC Tennis Courts.

Future dates to be announced.

DMV Points Insurance Reduction AND the 5-Hour Prelicensing Course

Workforce Readiness is not holding any on-campus courses this spring and summer 2021. We will keep our website as up to date as possible with course information should we offer this in the fall 2021 semester.

Motorcycle Safety

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Ultimate Training Package

This discounted package allows a student who has never ridden a motorcycle or scooter to learn all the skills necessary to safely ride at an advanced level. The package includes three courses: the MSF Introductory Motorcycle Experience, the MSF Basic RiderCourse, and the MSF Basic RiderCourse 2. Jamestown Community College in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety School provides motorcycle/scooter training and licensing courses for all experience levels on campus. For more information on dates/times, please visit www.ridemss.com, or call (716) 542-3808.

MSF Introductory Motorcycle Experience

This 2-hour course includes classroom and practical training to either prepare for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse or to see if motorcycling is for you. *Use code JCC.student for a 50% discount off this course! Jamestown Community College in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety School provides motorcycle/scooter training and licensing courses for all experience levels on campus. For more information on dates/times, please visit www.ridemss.com, or call (716) 542-3808.

MSF Basic Rider Course

This course is the fast track to learning how to ride and becoming licensed! Upon successful completion of this 18-hour course, you will receive a DMV Road Test Waiver. Jamestown Community College in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety School provides motorcycle/scooter training and licensing courses for all experience levels on campus. For more information on dates/times, please visit www.ridemss.com, or call (716) 542-3808.

MSF Basic RiderCourse 2-License Waiver

This 9-hour course is designed for experienced riders to become licensed. After successfully completing this course, you will receive a DMV Road Test Waiver. Jamestown Community College in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety School provides motorcycle/scooter training and licensing courses for all experience levels on campus. For more information on dates/times, please visit www.ridemss.com, or call (716) 542-3808.

MSF Basic Rider Course 2

This 5-hour course allows experienced riders to refresh and fine-tune their safety skills on their own motorcycle or one of ours. Jamestown Community College in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety School provides motorcycle/scooter training and licensing courses for all experience levels on campus. For more information on dates/times, please visit www.ridemss.com, or call (716) 542-3808.