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As per Gov. Baker mandates, all persons at JCC will wear face-coverings in all public places, even where they are able to maintain 6 feet of distance from others.
To Our JCC Friends and Family:
It is another exciting year at the JCC. If you are a returning member, welcome back. If you are considering the JCC, we strive to be inclusive of everyone in the Greater Worcester community-we are a true community center. We hope you and your family will join us.
This year’s guide represents an increasing emphasis on programming that has been created, reworked and tweaked to be responsive to your needs and wants. While we continue to have the best early childhood, summer camps and youth basketball programs, we have expanded and improved everything from the fitness equipment to adult basketball leagues. We have an entirely new basketball gym, the area’s most extensive offering of Les Mills group exercise programs, and have introduced small group training to meet your demands for a more intensive work out.
The JCC serves a diverse community and is open to all. We are proud to offer need-based scholarships. Our single most important objective continues to be to provide the Worcester community with the friendliest service and the highest quality programming that constantly evolves to meet your needs.
Please stop by and check us out or sign up for one of our many programs today!
We encourage members to introduce their friends and family to the JCC. You may bring guests under the following guidelines:
Scholarship assistance is available for membership, day camp, preschool, and afterschool care on a limited basis.
To apply, click here to download the application. You can also visit the front desk, call Erika Austin at x226, or email [email protected] for further information. Please make sure you read the instructions for the application process so that all information is submitted in a timely manner.
Supervision of Children
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult or in a supervised activity at all times. Guests 17 years old or younger will require a completed fitness waiver signed by an adult. The adult must provide a current photo ID and contact information. JCC reserves the right to limit the number of teenaged guest unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.
We reserve the right to suspend or revoke membership, guest access or program participation privileges of those whose behavior is deemed inappropriate or detrimental to the Center, its staff, other members and/or visitors.
When Worcester Public Schools are delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather (snow days), all all group X and small group classes before 7:30am will be cancelled. 8am classes and later will be determined after consideration of the severity of the weather and road conditions. Visit worcesterschools.org for school cancellation messages. In the event of Worcester Public Schools’ early dismissal or cancellation due to inclement weather, there will be NO After School Special or transportation, NO sports programs and NO senior programs (Man Talk, etc.) If you are wondering if the JCC is up and running, call our main phone number (508.756.7109) and press 1. The recorded message will give opening/closing/class cancellation information. During inclement weather, the information will be updated during the day, if necessary. J Alert Text Message Sign up to receive opening/closing and other important informative text messages via your cell phone. To enroll, visit our website worcesterjcc.org and click on Sign Up for J Alert.
J Alert Notification System
Sign up to receive JCC closing and safety information text messages via your cell phone. To enroll, click here.
Photo ID Cards
The JCC is proud of its safe, secure building. Photo ID Cards are provided for all adult members, and children over the age of 10, and must be swiped at the front desk for admission to the JCC. If you forget your ID, you must sign in manually to check-in. There is a $10 fee to replace a lost card.
All JCC programs and membership benefits are made possible by the generous grants of the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts. To support the JFCM and its many community events, please click here.