Fitness and Aquatics

We take a comprehensive body and mind approach with all of our programs. Our fitness and wellness team has degrees, certifications and expertise in a broad scope of areas including physical therapy, exercise science, sports medicine, nutrition and dietetics, water sports, exercise physiology and sports injury, safety and recovery.

 You may be interested in:

  • Pickleball classes, clinics and leagues
  • Arthritis, core and HIIT shallow water group exercise classes
  • Personal training
  • RecoveryZone with advanced restorative equipment
  • Yoga, Pilates, Tai chi, Pure strength, Pop Zumba Low impact cardio and weights and more

Learning and Conversations

Our hands-on classes help spark your inner self and engage your mind. No matter your age or experience, discover new interests and hobbies through art classes, card and tile games, book clubs and Israeli dance. If you enjoy dialogue about current events and historical context, we have a variety of classes that will engage your mind and expand your views.

Men’s Club

The J’s Men’s Club offers an opportunity to connect with peers and discuss a variety of interesting and topical issues. Participants socialize, share ideas and listen to guest speakers. Most members are retired, have a wide variety of hobbies and are active volunteers in the community.

U.S. Masters Swim

This program is for dedicated, adult swimmers who want to experience an intense workout while advancing your swimming technique and skills. Level 1 Master Coach Laura Wright provides instruction and workouts tailored to each swimmer's individual ability. The goal is for you to become a more efficient and advanced swimmer.

Jewish Education

The J brings people of all ages together with activities that bridge the generation gap. From holiday celebrations to challah-making workshops we encourage the community to share experiences that unite the young and the young at heart. Our engaging adult programs include art classes, news and current events discussions, lectures, book club gatherings and classes on Judaism that explore Jewish history, life cycle events and Torah study.

Healthy Aging Activities

60 Connect is for individuals ages 60 and over and adults with disabilities who want to socialize, learn, explore and enjoy a Kosher lunch together. In addition to exercise classes, live entertainment and community outings, participants join many of The J’s classes including Terry Pollack’s News of the Week and Book Club, learn about current Jewish holidays at adult morning Shabbat and learn sessions.

Cleveland Jewish FilmFest

Watch a diverse, international selection of dramas, documentaries, shorts and TV series that explore, educate, entertain and provoke discussion on the Jewish and Israeli experiences. From dramatic to humorous, we screen powerful and award-winning films for all movie lovers.

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