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The J is a great place to work out, swim, play basketball, tennis, racquetball, and wallyball, or to take classes and make friends. We have classes and programs for all ages and serve as a cultural, educational and recreational center for the Jewish community and the community at large in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Whatever your age, fitness level, faith or interests, The J is the place for you. Call me for a tour and find out how you can be a part of the JCC community.

Ilene Kirschner Madwed, Managing Director, Membership Services
203.487.0945 /

What does my membership include?
Free group fitness classes including: BODYPUMP™, BODYVIVE™, WaterinMotion®, CXWORKS™, TRX, indoor cycling, Barre, Pilates, Bootcamp, Zumba, TreadZone, Yoga and more

• Year-round, unlimited use of our fitness and sports facilities
• Welcoming fitness center with regularly updated equipment
• Spacious, light-filled group fitness studio
• 25-meter, indoor heated pool
• Outdoor multi-sport court
• Tennis and racquetball courts
• Gymnasium
• Indoor cycling studio
• Dance and yoga studio
• Indoor & outdoor walking
and jogging tracks
• Indoor & outdoor playgrounds
• Mini-golf course (seasonal)
• Low ropes course & Canopy Zipline
• J•Gaming studio for youth fitness
• Locker rooms for men, women and families.


What else is included in membership?

• Priority registration for classes and programs
• Members-only discounts on classes and programs
• Complimentary orientation to the Fitness Center
• Free pick-up basketball, wallyball and racquetball mixed doubles
• Personal training staff – experienced, certified professionals to help you meet your fitness goals
• 3 free guest passes to the facility (Call Faith Gauntlett at 203.487.0947 to receive your guest passes)
• JCC reciprocity. If you travel more than 75 miles from the JCC, most of the more than 250 JCCs will honor your local JCC membership.

Contact Ilene Kirschner Madwed at 203.487.0945 for a membership verification letter.


Convenient Extras
• Babysitting
• Judaic Library
• Locker Rentals
• Mike’s Center Café, Kosher dairy café and bakery
• Volunteer opportunities


Membership Fees

Membership Category

Monthly Fee    

   Registration Fee (one-time)           

Two-parent household and dependent children ages 22 and under



Single Parent Family
One-parent family, and dependent children ages 22 and under



Two adults, who occupy the same dwelling, with no dependent children at home   



Senior Couple
Two adults, with one over the age of 72, who occupy the same dwelling



Individual Young Adult
Adult under the age 30



Individual Adult
Adult over the age of 30



Senior Individual Adult
Adult over the age of 72



Individual Teen
13- to 19-year-old



College Student



Four employees from the same company (price per person)



Live-in Caregiver
(available only with family memberships)





Executive Locker Rooms
Available to members age 18 years and older. Includes personal lockers, sauna, steam room, towel and laundry service, and a 10% discount on personal training. Savor all the JCC has to offer in the quiet and comfort of our Executive Locker Rooms. The men's and women's Executive Locker Rooms (XLR for short) are adults-only spaces, beautifully appointed with wood lockers, comfortable lounge areas, satellite television, Corian vanities with Moen fixtures, and more. Both XLRs feature saunas, personal lockers, hair dryers and swimsuit dryers. Personal amenities include toiletries, laundry and towel service, and many other extras. On Sunday mornings, enjoy the complimentary bagel brunch in our co-ed XLR lounge. 









Joining The J is easy!
Our convenient Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) payment plan lets you pay your membership in low monthly installments directly from your credit or debit card. EFT authorization forms are available at the reception desk. All memberships are based on one full year. Please note: There will be a $25 fee for credit cards we are unable to process.

Click here to download a membership form.
Click here to download an EFT Form.


Financial Assistance
In the event that an individual or family wishes to request a reduction in membership dues, a confidential Financial Assistance Application must be completed. Applications are available at the JCC welcome desk, and must be filled out completely and according to the instructions. Applications should be marked "confidential" and returned to Ilene Madwed, Managing Director, Membership Services.

Click here to download a financial assistance form.


Refer a Friend & Save!
Tell your friends how much you love The J, and when they join, you’ll receive a free month of membership.  New members must sign up for a full-year Family, Couple or Individual membership and mention your name when joining. Refer five friends who join in the same year and receive a full year of free membership.

For more information, contact Ilene Madwed, Managing Director, Membership Services, at 203.487.0945 or



General Membership Information

Membership Cards
Membership cards provide access to the facility, and are needed for admittance to the fitness facilities and recreation programs. Membership cards must be presented when registering for a class or when bringing in a guest. You must carry your JCC card at all times. Membership cards are not transferable, and a $5 fee will be charged for replacing lost cards.

Guest Policy
Guests of members are welcome at the JCC. Guests must be accompanied by a JCC member, complete a registration form, show photo identification and pay the current guest fee. Each guest may visit up to five times in a 12-month period. Guest passes are purchased at the welcome desk. In observance of Shabbat, arrangements for guest passes must be made in advance at the welcome desk or through the membership office. Long-term guest passes may be purchased through the membership office. During peak hours, members may have two guests and during off-peak hours, up to three guests. Peak hours include: Monday – Thursday 4 – 8 p.m., Friday 3 – 6 p.m. and Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The JCC reserves the right to limit guests. Guest Fees: $10 adults (ages 16 and up), $5 children, family maximum $30.

The J encourages its members to use the Sabbath for rest, relaxation and family interaction. The J is open on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. from September through June and 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. from July through August, however our business and membership offices are closed.

Non-kosher food may not be brought into The J. Kosher food is available for purchase at the café, which is located in the Center lobby.

In observance of Jewish and other holidays, The J has special hours of operation that vary from regular hours. You will be notified of any schedule changes.

The entire JCC campus is a smoke-free environment.

Safety Policy
The J reserves the right to exclude or remove any person from The J or its programs for any violation of our rules and regulations or for jeopardizing the safety and well being of other individuals.

Refund/Cancellation Policy
The J reserves the right to cancel any program for any reason. Fees paid for cancelled programs will be refunded in full. In the event of withdrawal from a program, refunds for classes will be given according to the following schedule:
• 2 weeks or more prior to first class 100%
• 1 day or more prior to first class 50%
Requests for refunds must be made in writing. No refunds will be given after the first class. There are no refunds given for special events or programs other than regular classes.

Special Membership Offers
You are invited to join The J! To take a tour or for more information, contact Ilene Kirschner Madwed, Managing Director, Membership Services at 203.487.0945, or email   

20/20 Partnership
If you are a first-time member of The J and are a current member of Congregation Agudath Shalom, Temple Beth El, Temple Sinai or Young Israel, you will receive a 20% discount on your first year of JCC membership dues. If you
are a JCC member, the same discount is available on your first-year synagogue dues. New to Stamford? Take 20% off both your first-year dues at The J and at the synagogue you join.

How to Find Us
The Stamford JCC is located at the intersection of Newfield Ave. and Vine Rd., with easy accessibility to both
the Merritt Parkway and I-95. Call us at 203.322.7900 if you need directions.


To take a tour or for more information, contact Ilene Kirschner Madwed, Managing Director, Membership Services, at 203.487.0945 or email

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