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Your J is OPEN!

(Please Note Locker Room Protocols Below*)

Outside | Inside | Online

Enjoy new and reopened programming, including outdoor group exercise classes, private adult and youth swim lessons, youth recreational and family opportunities! Our indoor facility is clean, safe and provides private, individual exercise space. Personal training sessions are available virtually, outdoors, or in an indoor dedicated space.  Please review opening plan for J Members here, as well as important information and protocols below…

Reservations are required for outdoor Health & Wellness programs, use of a lap lane, baby pool or a family swim lane. Walk-ins welcome for use of fitness equipment.

Please print this form, fill it out, and bring it with you to the J… If you are unable to print a screening form, we will have them available at the registration table.

Use SignUpGenius to view schedule and reserve your spot…

Step 1: Go to SignUpGenius.com and create an account using the same email address you use for Springfield JCC e-newsletters.
Step 2: You will see “Sign Ups I’ve Been Invited To.”
Step 3: Click to sign up for outdoor group exercise class, lap swim, family swim lane or to use the baby pool.

Just using our socially distanced fitness equipment?
Come on in!

Hours of Operation (subject to change):

  • Monday thru Thursday: 5:30 am to 6:30 pm
  • Friday: 5:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7 am to 3 pm
J Members: Have you reactivated your membership?
Call the J at 413.739.4715, or email Emily Aron, Membership Director.

*Locker Rooms Open October 12:
  • J Members will enter the main entrance of the J (Converse Street parking lot, green awning)
  • Face covering and social distance required
  • Swimmers will access pool from the locker room
  • Spa members will resume towel service ($1 per day if you are not a spa member)
  • Face covering required in locker room except when showering
  • Maximum of 20 members at a time in the locker room
  • Do not linger in the locker room
  • Disinfecting wipes are available for you
  • When the J Health & Wellness Center closes, locker rooms will close to allow for proper cleaning and overnight disinfecting. Plan your visit accordingly.

Virtual Programs @ Your J

J Health & Wellness Program On Campus…(June 2020)

Read J Post News…

JConnect

Virtual J Program Schedule

Sundays:

  • 09:00 am | Exercise LIVE with Janet | Zoom Meeting ID: 795 422 0555 Passcode: 12345
    | H&W Facebook

Mondays:

  • 10:30 am | Pilates with Mary Ryzcek | Zoom Password: 5k6SQC

Tuesdays:

Wednesdays:

Thursdays:

Fridays

Saturdays:

Shabbat Shalom!

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Outdoor Fitness @ Your J

Leadership Updates and J Guidelines During Pandemic

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Letters from the Executive Director

Most Recent Letter: July 9, 2020

July 3, 2020

June 12, 2020

May 31, 2020

March 5, 2020

March 15, 2020

March 16, 2020

March 29, 2020

Springfield JCC Guidelines During Pandemic

March 20, 2020

J Social Media Channels

JConnect

J Social Media Platforms…

If you want a general connection to the J, please like us at facebook.com/JCCSpringfield.
Additional social media J.Connections are listed below…

Facebook:

Main J Page
Health & Wellness
Jewish Life
J Theater
Kehillah (for individuals with special needs)
Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival (PVJFF)
Summer Camps

Instagram:

Springfield JCC

Twitter:

@SpringfieldJCC

YouTube:

Springfield JCC Youtube Channel
Early Learning Center Youtube Channel

Miscellaneous:

Virtual J Highlights

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Fun & Functional Resources

Virtual Concerts, Museums & More!

PJ Library’s Online Resources for Families

Celebrating Passover During Coronavirus 

Jewish Educator Resources for Families

From the Los Gatos JCC:

Mommypoppins
This one has lots of connections to many different organizations. Most are free.
https://mommypoppins.com/family/coronavirus-pandemic-update-indoor-activities-resources-kids

We Are Teachers and Popsugar
These two sites have links to museums and other places you could normally visit. For all ages.
https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/
and
https://www.popsugar.com/family/virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-kids-47315476

Art Bar
This has suggestions for open ended, developmentally appropriate art projects and activities for preschool to elementary school aged kids.
https://www.artbarblog.com/art-and-play-activity-guide-for-kids-in-quarantine/

My Bored Toddler
This is a website with many ideas for activities and projects for toddlers and younger preschoolers.
https://myboredtoddler.com/toddler-activities-collection/

Raising Dragons
This website is full of activities and ideas to keep children as young as 18 months old engaged and learning.
https://raisingdragons.com

Parents Place: Supporting Your Family During Coronavirus
Parents Place is offering many online resources about talking to children about what is happening and how to handle the disruption in their lives.
https://mailchi.mp/jfcs/a-lifeline-to-parents-during-coronavirus?e=b86bead1c5

“Homeshuling” Jewish Videos
Here’s a resource for fun Jewish videos for virtual learning:
https://reformjudaism.org/blog/2020/03/17/homeshuling-under-quarantine-fun-jewish-videos-virtual-learning

JCC Virtual Fitness Disclaimer

JCC video content is for entertainment only. The JCC is not a medical organization and its instructors or staff cannot provide medical advice or diagnosis.

Physical exercise in all forms, even without equipment, is a strenuous physical activity. As such, you should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this fitness program or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for you. If you are predisposed to a medical condition that may be worsened by physical exercise, please do not start this fitness program. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately.

If you think you are having a medical or health emergency, call your health care professional, or 911, immediately.

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Community Support

Local Emergency Food Drive: Spearheaded by Rachel’s Table.

Rachel’s Table: Outrun Hunger has gone virtual.

American Red Cross: Donate Blood

Home Projects Ideas to Support Front Line Workers:

  • Decorate hearts and place them in your window
  • Decorate your driveway with chalk
  • Send meals to staff at a local hospital