Hours & Directions

Regular Building Hours (September 5 through May 26)

Mondays – Thursdays: 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fridays: 5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Administrative offices close at 4 p.m. on Fridays and are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Summer Building Hours (May 27 through September 4)

Mondays – Thursdays: 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fridays: 5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sundays: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Administrative offices close at 4 p.m. on Fridays and are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. 

 

Holiday Hours

Shabbat and the Jewish Holidays
The Stamford JCC fosters an inclusive Jewish environment that helps build community and allows for people to find multiple paths for connection within our Jewish community. We welcome diversity of belief, practice, and observance while recognizing shared common values that are integral to Judaism. We encourage the use of the JCC as a special place for families to be together. In that spirit, the JCC observes the following Shabbat (Sabbath) hours and Jewish holiday closings:

Shabbat
The JCC is open on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Jewish Holidays
The JCC is closed to all business on the following holidays, regardless of the day of the week on which they fall:
• Erev Rosh Hashanah Early closing at 4 p.m.
• Rosh Hashanah – First Day Closed all day
• Rosh Hashanah – Second Day Closed all day
• Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre) Early closing at 4 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Closed all day
• Erev Passover (First Seder) Early closing at 4 p.m.

The JCC is open on the following Jewish holidays:
• Sukkot
• Intermediate Days of Sukkot
• Shemini Atzeret
• Simchat Torah
• Passover
• Intermediate Days of Passover
• Shavuot

No business involving the exchange of money will be conducted on Shabbat or Jewish holidays. Regular JCC enrichment classes will not be scheduled or conducted on Saturdays or Jewish holidays so as not to exclude those individuals who could not participate. Additionally the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School will remain closed on all Jewish holidays.

Personal training, private swim instruction and group exercise classes may be available; however, financial arrangements for those activities will need to have been made prior to the start of Shabbat or the holiday. As a service to those families who depend upon them, the JCC's KinderPlace and KidsPlace child care programs will be open.

Holiday Hours 2016/17

Winter 2016

Saturday, December 24
JCC open 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 25
Fitness center, gym & pool open 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Year’s Eve | Saturday, December 31
JCC open 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
New Year’s Day | Sunday, January 1
Fitness center, gym & pool open 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. JCC administrative offices closed.

 

Spring/Summer 2017

Erev Passover | Monday, April 10
JCC closes at 4 p.m.
Passover | Tuesday & Wednesday, April 11 & 12
JCC open regular hours, for casual use.*
Passover | Sunday, April 16
JCC open regular hours. Casual use after 4 p.m.*
Yizkor Passover | Monday & Tuesday, April 17 & 18
JCC open regular hours, for casual use.* KinderPlace & KidsPlace open. JCC administrative offices closed.
Memorial Day | Monday, May 29
JCC open 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. JCC administrative offices closed.
Erev Shavuot | Tuesday, May 30
JCC open regular hours. Casual use after 7 p.m.*
Shavuot | Wednesday, May 31
JCC open regular hours, for casual use.*
Yitzkor Shavuot | Thursday, June 1
JCC open for casual use.* JCC administrative offices closed.
Independence Day | Tuesday, July 4
JCC fitness center, gym & pool open 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. JCC administrative offices closed.

 

*Regular enrichment classes are not scheduled on Jewish holidays so as not to exclude those individuals who cannot participate.
Private swimming lessons, drop-in group fitness classes and personal training will run on their regular schedules, however no business involving the exchange of money will be conducted on Jewish holidays, so be sure to pre-purchase your classes as necessary.

 

Closings due to inclement weather
The JCC will make every effort to stay open throughout the winter. In case of extremely inclement weather, closings will be posted on WSTC Radio 1400 AM, Cablevision News12, and on our website. Click here to see our complete policy on snow closings.

 

Directions
The JCC is conveniently located in Stamford, Connecticut, at the corner of Newfield Avenue and Vine Road, with easy accessibility to both the Merritt Parkway and the Connecticut Turnpike. Call us at 203.322.7900 if you need assistance, or click here for driving directions.

Jewish Community Center
1035 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06905
Phone 203.322.7900
Fax 203.329.7546

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