The Tucson Jewish Community Center (JCC or "The Tucson J," for short) is a 98,000-square-foot facility that is open to the Tucson community of all faiths.
In addition to a robust schedule of events ranging from Arts & Culture to Sports & Wellness to Children & Family, the Tucson JCC also offers a full fitness facility and more than 100 weekly fitness classes. Your membership includes access to all of the above - plus a swimming pool, baby/tot pool, and one of the best splash pads in town!
A privately funded, play-based daycare and preschool (ages six weeks to pre-K) is also on-site.
The Tucson Jewish Community Center is in North-Central Tucson at 3800 E. River Road.
The Tucson Jewish Community Center building hours are as follows.
The pool, splash pad, indoor playspace, and cafe have slightly different hours.
Parking is free and plentiful.
Not at all! The Tucson JCC is open to people of all faiths.
There are quite a few different membership categories to choose from: Family, Single Parent Family, Young Couple Family, Couple, Individual, Young Adult, Teen, etc. Fees range between $39-$109/month with either a 6-month or 12-month commitment.
If you want to test out the facility on a trial basis, you can try it for a day for free or a week for $35. When you join, that $35 would come off your membership dues.
Yes. Guest passes are $10 per person per day.
No outside food is permitted.
Café @ the J, located inside the Tucson JCC, serves snacks, breakfast, lunch, and dinner...at super reasonable prices. Example: enjoy 2 eggs with fruit and toast for just $3.50. Lunches and dinners range in price between $5.50-$8 - sandwiches, salads, quesadillas, and tacos. Open to members and the general public. Hours are 7:00am to 6:00pm (Mon-Thurs), 7:00am-4:00pm (Fri), and 9:00am-5:00pm (Sun). The cafe is closed on Saturdays.
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More than 100 free weekly classes are included with a JCC membership - everything from Urban Cycling, Body Pump, and Yoga to Thai Chi, Dance Party, and Aqua Aerobics. A Silver Sneakers program is also available for active older adults.
You'll find a full fitness facility at the Tucson JCC with all the machines you would find at most local gyms. Locker rooms and showers are also available.
Swim laps at the pool! Play tennis, squash, or racquetball! Join an adult or youth sports league!
Yes! There are several different venues available for rent – the 6,500 square foot Catalina Ballroom (a state-of-the-art media arts center with cinema quality sound and a 22′ x 22′ screen), three additional meeting rooms, or outdoor sculpture garden.
Yes! The Tucson JCC offers a variety of party packages: Bouncing Birthday Celebration (with bounce house and inflatable slide), Swimming or Splash Park Parties, Scavenger Hunt Parties, Karaoke Parties, and more. For more information, Contact Shelley Fitzgerald at 520-299-3000 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
That just about covers it. Have a great time!