Mandel JCC

Special enrollment offer - $17.76 per person enrollment fee special! Regular dues apply. Offer expires August 31, 2014. Click here for details & to see our affordable rates.

Tuesday, September 2 • 4 - 7 p.m.
Tours, free one week guest pass and more!



FilmFest Tickets Now On Sale!
The Mandel JCC's eighth annual Cleveland Jewish FilmFest kicks off September 4 with an exciting lineup of 25 outstanding international films!
Click here
to download the brochure.
Click here for more info about this years selection of films.
Click here to purchase 2014 FilmFest tickets.


J-Kids Club Afterschool Program - Registration Now Open!

Kids K-6
Kids love The J's outstanding J-Kids Club afterschool program:
NEW! Lower prices
FREE Transportation from Beachwood schools
NEW! Agnon students will be escorted to The J

NEW! Transportation from Orange schools - additional fees apply
For info, Contact Hayley at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1322 •

Facility Updates

  • Labor Day Hours Monday, Sept 1
    Fitness, Wellness & Recreation: 5:30am - 12 noon
    Building closes promptly at 12:30pm
    Outdoor Pool/Sprayground: 8am - 5pm
    Membership Desk: 8am - 12 noon

    Click here for special Labor Day group fitness and gymnasium schedule
  • Indoor Pool CLOSED for routine maintenance through Labor Day.
    Outdoor pool remains open through Labor Day & CLOSES for the season Labor Day, Monday, September 1 at 5pm                                                  
    Notre Dame College available for open swim and women-only swim during this time - Click here for details.
  • Outdoor basketball courts are CLOSED due to storm damage.

  • August 25 - September 1 floor refinishing:
    A number of fitness areas will be CLOSED during this time. Please click here for the schedule.

  •  Group Fitness - most classes will move to Stonehill Auditorium.
  •  On August 26 -these classes will be CANCELLED: Powersculpt, 20/20/20 & Zumba
  • Preston’s H.O.P.E. CLOSED Sept 2 – Oct 15 for playground resurfacing.


       • Gym Schedules
         Click here for the 2014 Summer gym schedule, effective June 1


       • Indoor Pool Schedule
         Click here for the 2014 Fall Indoor Pool schedule, effective Sept. 2



Preschool & Childcare
18 months - Pre-K - Register Today!

Spots still available for this September's academic school year!
Parents and children love The J's Early Childhood program which was ranked #1 in quality two years in a row in a national survey of large JCCs. Click here or contact Kathy Newman at (216) 831-0700 ext.1375 •
Click here to download the registration form.








Swim Lessons - Register for Fall classes!
Find out why so many people rave about our swim lessons! We offer one of the best and most comprehensive American Red Cross-certified swimming lessons in the area. Click here for a swim lesson schedule and 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 Academy
The J-Swim Academy is a year-round program geared towards
individuals who want to take their swimming skills to the next level. Instructors are American Red Cross certified.
Click here for details


Playmaker's Youth Theatre kicks off their 2014-2015 seasons with Arsenic and Old Lace & Peter Pan - Sunday, Sept. 7
Encourage your children to audition and be part of this award-winning youth theatre program! Arsenic and Old Lace
Grades 8-12
Where: Mandel JCC
When: Sunday, Sept 7 • 1-3pm

Click here to download the audition packet.

Peter Pan
Who: Grades 2-9
When: Sept 7 1-3pm for grades 2-5

Click hereto download the audition packet.

For more info contact Sheri at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1231 • or click here

Jewish Arts & Culture Lab now Accepting Fellowship Applications

The Cleveland Jewish Arts and Culture Lab is an award-winning program that offers Fellowships to Jewishly identified creative practitioners. Fellows study together for 12 sessions and then create original artwork that culminates in an exhibit at The J. Fellows receive a stipend of $750.
For details or to apply for a Fellowship click here.



NEW! Fall OnCenter Program Guide
Look for our new Fall OnCenter program guide in your mailbox or pick one up at The J. Click here to download our new online OnCenter!  If you can't read it in this e-Zine format please
click here to download a PDF.

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 recognized in the following areas:
•   Playmakers Youth Theatre- Best “Dance/Theater Instruction”

•   Labeeb Beggiani, personal trainer at The J- “Best Personal Trainer”









Summer Member Referral Offer
Receive a FREE sling pack when you refer a friend who joins The J.
Click here for details, visit the membership desk or call (216) 831-0700 ext. 0.








FREE TRX Demos throughout the month of August!

Experience one of the hottest workouts at The J and get ready to change your body! Click here for dates and times.








NEW Kung Fu at The J
Strengthen your mind and body and learn basic self defense moves. Benefits include:
• Improved muscle tone and flexibility
• Posture correction
• Weight loss
• Stress relief
• Stretching
• Increased coordination and balance
WHEN: Fall 1: Sept 2 – Oct 9
Fall 2: Oct 21 – Nov 27
Tuesday & Thursdays • 6 PM
FEE: $300
Click here for details.

You'll be uplifted by these fascinating profiles of our members. Click here to view The J’s 2014 Annual Report.

Gym Schedules
Click here for the 2014 Summer gym schedule, effective June 1

Indoor Pool Schedule
Click here for the 2014 Fall Indoor Pool schedule, effective Sept. 2

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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The Third Half

Date: September 4, 2014

AJC First Thursdays at The J September 2014

Date: September 4, 2014 Time: 7:45 am - 9:15 am

Above and Beyond

Date: September 5, 2014

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