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Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center
Gosman Jewish Community Campus
333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459
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Tax ID Number: 04-2317-972 (JCCs of Greater Boston)
The Leventhal-Sidman JCC is part of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, a community partner of Combined Jewish Philanthropies. The building also houses Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters, Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, and Wellesley Therapeutic Services.
Building Hours (Holiday hours may vary)
Building closes at 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays during June, July and August.
JCC hours during the Jewish holidays
Sunday, October 2 (Erev/day before Rosh Hashanah): 7am-1pm
Monday, October 3 (Rosh Hashanah - 1st day): CLOSED
Tuesday, October 4 (Rosh Hashanah - 2nd day): CLOSED
Tuesday, October 11 (Erev Yom Kippur): 5:30am-1pm
Wednesday, October 12 (Yom Kippur): CLOSED
Paid classes will not be held on any of the above days.
The JCC will be open regular hours during Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah (as well as on Columbus Day). Paid classes will be held until 6pm on Erev Sukkot (October 16) and until 6pm on Erev Shemini Atzeret (October 23). Paid classes will NOT be held on the following days:
Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day)
Monday, October 17 (1st day of Sukkot)
Tuesday, October 18 (2nd day of Sukkot)
Monday, October 24 (Shemini Atzeret)
Tuesday, October 25 (Simchat Torah)
Paid classes will be held on the 3rd-6th days of Sukkot, October 19-22.
Complimentary group fitness classes will be held during all hours that the JCC is open.
J Cafe Hours
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Holiday Hours
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Indoor Pool
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Gym
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Children's Gym
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Free Group Fitness Classes
Leventhal-Sidman JCC Outdoor Pool
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Green D (Riverside) Line to Newton Center and then take the 52 bus. (There are two 52 buses. Make sure you get on the one that drops off at the corner of Winchester and Nahanton.) The bus leaves Centre Street in Newton Center every hour on the half hour from 6:30am to 6:30pm. But there are only 9 such trips that drop off at Winchester/Nahanton so please check the bus schedule in advance. It takes approximately 20 minutes to get to the JCC. You can also catch the 52 bus at Newton Highlands by coming out of the T station and walking 2 blocks to Centre Street or by taking the 59 bus to Newton Highlands.
From the North (Route 128)
Take exit 19B (Highland Ave.) towards Needham (Muzi Ford). Take a left at the first traffic light (Hunting Rd.). Take a left at the first traffic light (Kendrick St.). After crossing over Route 128 and the Charles River, take a left at the second traffic light into the Gosman Jewish Community Campus.
From the South (Route 128)
Take exit 18 - Great Plain Ave. and turn right at the end of the exit (towards Needham). Take a right at the first traffic light (Greendale Road). Then take a right at the first traffic light (Kendrick St.). After crossing over Route 128 and the Charles River, take a left at the second traffic light into the Gosman Jewish Community Campus.
From Brookline (Route 9)
Take Hammond St. south to the rotary. Get off at the second spoke (Newton St.). Newton St. becomes Brookline St. Approximately 1 mile later, take a right onto Dedham St. Almost immediately, take the left fork onto Nahanton St. After passing Winchester St. take a right at the first traffic light into the Gosman Jewish Community Campus.
From Newton Center
From Centre St. south, take the left fork onto Parker St., just south of Newton Center. When Parker St. ends, take a left onto Dedham St. After passing Charles River Country Club, take a right onto Nahanton St. After passing Winchester St. take a right at first traffic light into the Gosman Jewish Community Campus.