Mandel JCC

Special enrollment offer - $20.15 per person enrollment fee special! Regular dues apply. Offer now extended! -  expires December 31, 2014. Click here for details & to see our affordable rates.

Tuesday, December 23  • 4 - 7  pm
Tours, free one week guest pass and more!


Holiday Hours
Dec. 24, 25 & 31

• Fitness & Aquatics: 5:30 am – 4 pm
• Membership Desk: 8 am-4 pm
• Building Closes: 4:30 pm

New Year’s Day – Jan. 1

• Fitness & Aquatics: 8 am – 4 pm
• Building Closes: 4:30 pm
• Membership Desk: Closes 4 pm
• Kid Kare CLOSED

Dec. 22 – Jan. 2

No Drop-In Gym
Tot Shabbat will take place Friday, Dec. 26 & Jan. 2

November Family Place – OPEN

5-Day Holiday Guest Passes for out-of-town guests
may be purchased by members for $25.
Pass is good for 5 consecutive days.

Click here for a holiday gym, pool and group fitness schedule

Facility Updates

      New Single Gender Swim time-- Female only, Sundays, 6:30-8 (beginning Jan. 4)- Click here for a full single gender swim schedule
Indoor Pool Schedule - Click here
Group Fitness Schedule - Click here


Community Menorah Lighting
Join us for as we light the menorah, sing songs and enjoy treats during Chanukah. Free and open to the community.
When: Dec. 16-19, 22 & 23 •  5 pm
Where: Mandel JCC front lobby

Support The J's Annual Fund Campaign 
Now through December 24 with a minimum donation of $5 autograph & display a paper dreidel. For a minimum $25 donation enjoy a J coffee mug filled with Chanukah gelt and driedels as our way of saying thanks. For details contact Karen at or click here to donate.

HumanSport at The J

The new state-of-the-art functional equipment in The J’s Fitness Center, is designed to reflect human body mechanics. Demonstrations start Jan. 4. Click here for times.

Referring has its rewards and it looks good too!
Receive a FREE gray zip-up fleece jacket and a ceramic mug when you refer a friend who joins The J. There is no limit to the number of friends you can refer or the number of zip-ups and mugs you can receive. Visit the membership desk for details.
This offer good through December 31, 2014.

6th annual Big Weight Loss Challenge
- Register Today!
8-week weight loss challenge with over $2,000 in prizes awarded to one male and one female winner. Program includes two workouts a week with group fitness instructors and personal trainers, weekly Facebook workouts and updates, nutritional guidance and more.

Who: Mandel JCC members 13 and up
When: Contest runs January 12-March 8, 2015
Initial weigh-in: Sunday, January 11 • 8:30 am-6 pm
Final weigh-in: March 8 • 8:30 am-6 pm
Fee: $45/per person
Click here to see what's new this year!
Click here to download a registration form.

Winter Vacation Camp
- December 22 – January 2

• Field trips to the Cleveland Metroparks Toboggan Chutes, Into the Woods and Ice Cream, bowling at Solon Freeway Lanes and Zip City!
• Art, baseball, Bake-off and parties!
• Outdoor and indoor play
• And much more!
Click here to download the brochure and the registration form.
To register, contact Wendi at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1349 •






J-Day Camp registration NOW OPEN for returning camp families
Check out all that's new this year:
• FREE community busing directly to camp from select locations throughout the community.
• All Anisfield campers (K-5) will spend their entire day at Halle Park, our Burton campsite, more time for activities, laughter and fun!
•  Hebrew Immersion Program Option
Campers entering grades K–1 will have the option to participate. Campers will learn to understand and speak Hebrew naturally, by listening to and speaking with their counselors and fellow campers. (Space is limited)
•    J-Teen Camp Now Open to Teens Entering 6th Grade
•    SIT Program (Staff-in-Training) for Campers Entering 10th Grade
Plus, ask about our 5% Early bird and siblings discount.
Click here to register.
Questions? Contact Wendi at or (216) 831-0700 ext. 1349.

Make this summer the best ever! Camp Wise, one of the premier Jewish overnight camps in the country, is where fun, lifelong friendships and lasting memories are made. Campers live on a beautiful wooded campus where they participate in a range of activities including:
   • archery
   • high ropes course
   • water-skiing
   • horseback riding
   • drama
   • pottery and more
Click here to register.

Questions? Contact Cathy at  216-593-6250 •   

The J offers outstanding half-day preschool and full-day child care for children 18 months - Pre-K. Click here to download the NEW Early Childhood brochure.

Snow Day Insurance for Kids K-6
When: Your child’s school is canceled due to inclement weather
Time: 8 am – 6 pm (Drop off and pick up when convenient for you)
Where: The Mandel JCC Multipurpose Rooms
Fee: $110/child Members • $150/child Community
Click here for more info.

Inspiring 70-Pound Weight Loss Member Story


Meet Your Fitness Goals with The J's Dynamic Training Programs
Small Group Training is results-driven training for all fitness
levels. Enjoy the benefits of personal training combined with the motivation that comes from being part of a group.
Click here
to view or download the brochure.






Swim Lessons - Register Today!
One of the best and most comprehensive American Red Cross-certified swimming lessons in the area. Click here for a swim lesson schedule & class descriptions.
Contact Mike (216) 831-070 ext. 1004 •

The J also offers private swim lessons for all ages! Click here for details.






NEW J-Swim
he J-Swim Edge is geared towards kids who want to improve their stroke, get stronger, get faster and take their swimming skills to the next level. Instructors are American Red Cross-certified.
Who: Kids ages 6-12
When: through Dec 20
Fee: $64 Member / $92
For details, contact Mike at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1004 or

Winner of Best Fitness Center - THIRD YEAR IN A ROW!
For the THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, The J has been voted Best Fitness Center by Cleveland Magazine Circle East Live Well readers. The J was also honored:
•   Playmakers Youth Theatre- Best “Dance/Theater Instruction” 


Macaroni Kids East Readers Vote The J #1
   • Best Family-Friendly Gym
   • Best Summer Camp
   • Best Daycare
   • Preston's H.O.P.E. playground voted Best Kept Secret

Click here for details.

Saturday - Financial Transactions
Please note The J does not conduct financial transactions or sell guest passes, massages, towel cards, swim diapers, personal training, etc. on Saturday.





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Rosh Chodesh: Rhythm of the Months Walking Meditation

Date: December 23, 2014 Time: 7:30 am

Intro to Judaism

Date: December 25, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Introductiom to Judaism

Date: December 25, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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