Mandel JCC

Take a 30-second video tour of The J! Click on the above link.

Special One-Time $25 per Person Enrollment Fee EXTENDED- Regular dues apply. Expires August 31. Click here for details & to see our affordable rates.

Thursday, Sept 3 • 4-7 pm
Tours, free one week guest pass and more!


Holiday Hours- Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7

• Fitness, Wellness & Recreation:
5:30 am – 12 noon
Building closes promptly at 12:30 pm
• Outdoor Pool/Sprayground:
8 am – 5 pm (weather permitting)
• Indoor Pool: 5:30 am -12 noon (no classes)
• Membership Desk: 8 am – 12 noon
• Kid Kare CLOSED
• Labor Day Group Fitness, Gym & Indoor Pool Schedule- Click here

Facility Updates

Floor Refinishing Closings- NEW DATES
Due to circumstances beyond our control, we've had to revise the floor refinishing dates
Thru Sunday, Aug. 30
• Kid Kare

Thru Mon, Aug. 31
• Group Exercise Studio - Classes moved to Stonehill
• Racquetball Courts

Thru Sat, Aug 29
• Indoor Track
• Spin/Cycle Studio- All classes CANCELED Tues, Aug 25-Sat, Aug 29

Thru Wed, Sept 2
• Gymnasium

Thru September 7 (Labor Day)
Outdoor Pool Schedule- Click here
Labor Day Group Fitness Schedule- Click here

Thru Monday, Aug. 31-Indoor Pool Closed for Schedule Maintenance-

  • Click here to download REVISED Notre Dame pool schedule
  • Click here to download the REVISED Mandel JCC Outdoor Pool Schedule










Check out what's new this fall at The JClick here to download The J's fall program guide

Where There’s A Will
This hysterical comedy takes the audience on a madcap adventure through the rehearsal process of a play within a play. 
Auditions: September 2 • 7-9 pm for  grades 8-12. Please prepare a short comedic monologue.
Where: Mandel JCC

Show Dates: October 29-November 1
Click here to download the audition packet.

Based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Bringing to life Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more.
Auditions: September 2 
                    Grades 2-5: 4- 6:30 pm
                    Grades 6-9: 6:30-9 pm
Where: Mandel JCC
Please prepare a short song.

Show Dates: December 3-13
Click here to download the audition packet.

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




Summer's Bag!
Receive a FREE gym bag 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 bags you can receive. Visit the membership desk for details. Offer good through September 10, 2015







Winner of Best Fitness Center - Four Years in a Row!
The J has been voted Best Fitness Center by Cleveland Magazine Circle East Live Well readers. Playmakers Youth Theatre was also honored as- Best “Dance/Theater Instruction”!





THE J WAS VOTED  #1 in Macaroni Kid East Gold Daisy Awards!
- Best Family-Friendly Gym
- Best Swim Lessons
- Best Summer Camp
- Best Preschool
- Best Daycare
- Best Youth Theatre







Lessons - Registration for Fall Session opens Aug. 31
One of the area's most comprehensive Red Cross certified swim lesson programs.
Contact Jen (216) 831-0700 ext. 1004 •
Private swim lessons for all ages! Click here for fees and info.






NEW J-Swim 
Edge -Take your skills to the next level!
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. 
Click here for fees.

Movies & the JFK Assassination

Cleveland-based documentary filmmaker, Todd Kwait, will explore the assassination of John F. Kennedy and its relationship to motion pictures. Todd brings unique insight to the topic as he is currently at work on a film about the Warren Commission staff and its investigation into the assassination. Never before seen clips from the forthcoming documentary will be screened as part of each lecture. Led by Todd Kwait.
When: Thursdays • Sept. 4-24 • 4 sessions
6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Multi-purpose room 2
Fee: $30/Mandel JCC members
To register, contact Jan at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1348 •






J Kids Club - Outstanding After School Care- For Grades K-6
Click here for details and to register.






Save the Date!  FilmFest Oct 8 - 18 & Cleveland Jewish Book Festival Nov 3-16
Click here
for more info.
Click here
for buy passes.


 MANDEL JCC J-SHOW • Sept 17 - Nov 30
Juried Art Show & Sale
Opening Night - Sept 17
A juried art show and sale, exhibited in the Mandel JCC Lobby, features an eclectic mix of artwork from established, emerging and amateur Northeast Ohio artists.
Click here for more info.

LearnInn - Save The Date

NEW one-day event
Where: Acacia Metro Park in Lyndhurst
When: Sunday, Oct. 18 • 11 am- 4 pm (lunch included)
Fee: $35/Mandel JCC members • $45/Community
Click here for details








J20 Anisfield Pool Campaign- Help Us Build a New Pool!
The Anisfield Day Camp Pool Capital Campaign has been launched to raise $1 million dollars for the construction of a new pool next summer, which marks the 50th anniversary of Anisfield Day Camp.
We need your support- Click here to purchase a paver. 









Shabbat Shindigs at The J
Welcome Shabbat with blessings, songs, activities, and a nose of challah and grape juice with The J's Early Childhood staff, educators and local musicians. Free and open to the community
Where: Stonehill
When: Fridays • 10:30 am
September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11








 The J's 2015 Annual Report
You'll be inspired, motivated and uplifted by these captivating profiles of our members. Click here to view The J’s 2015 Annual Report.






NEW Mom Connection- Playgroup for Moms & Babies

Make new friends and take part in discussions of interest to other new moms. After
class stay and play in Family Place with age-appropriate toys for the babies. Led by Beth Frankel, licensed social worker.
When: Thursdays • Sept 18 (8 weeks) • 10:30-11:30 am
Where: Family Place
Fee: $45/Mandel JCC and Family Place members
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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Meditation for Everyday Life

Date: September 3, 2015 Time: 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Tai Chi for Balance and Health

Date: September 3, 2015 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Movies and the JFK Assassination

Date: September 3, 2015 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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