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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
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Overview


With the support of our community, the JCCs of Greater Boston is many things to many people. We are a welcoming destination for Jewish engagement, a hub of learning and celebration for all ages, and a dynamic center for social, cultural and fitness activities.
 
When you step through our doors, we think you’ll find there’s something different about this place. You’ll feel an energy, a warmth and a sense of possibility. This is where you’ll discover activities to engage the mind, body and soul — all under one roof.

At the JCC, we embrace the wonderful diversity of our community and encourage everyone to seek meaning and joy in Jewish life. Our programs, events and celebrations meet people where they are, providing a natural and comfortable gateway to Jewish culture and traditions — whatever your personal beliefs or background.

More than 50,000 people, representing 98 communities and every age, belief and ability, participate at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton; through our programs and services in Metrowest, the South Area, Boston and Metro North; at JCC day and overnight camps in Greater Boston and Bridgton, Maine; at Early Learning Centers in Brookline, Hingham, Newton, Sharon and Wayland.

Everyone is welcome. We hope you’ll join us.

 

What’s the JCC Known for? 

Community hub: With something for everyone, the JCC is a natural meeting place

Arts magnet: 8,000 people attend performances for all ages annually

Sports, fitness and aquatics center: basketball courts, tennis courts, cardio deck, weight room, indoor track, indoor/outdoor pools, rock climbing, classes, trainers and more

Signature swim program: year-round aquatics instruction, outdoor pool, championship swim team

Family programming, including Early Parenting: More than 5,500 people participate in nearly 100 programs in Newton and surrounding towns, MetroWest, MetroNorth, Boston and the South area

Inclusion services: people of all abilities participate in our programs

Award-winning early childhood educator: 450 children attend our NAEYC-accredited early learning centers in five locations

Jewish camping leader: 3,000 campers attend our day and overnight camps including specialty arts, sports and science camps

Resource for seniors: 15,000 hot lunches served annually at multiple locations

PJ Library: 3,000 families receive a free monthly subscription to Jewish-themed books and music
 

Who’s at the JCC?

All ages, backgrounds, beliefs, abilities and family constructs

50,000 community members

44% family memberships

98 communities served throughout Greater Boston
 

You Make It All Possible

We are a 501(c)(3) organization and rely on philanthropic support for many programs and services. Donate today.
 

JCC Form 990

Form 990: www.guidestar.org
 

JCC Community Report

JCC Community Report | Spring 2014

JCC Community Report | Fall 2014

 

Feedback

We welcome your feedback and your advice on how the JCC can support our members and friends.