Health & Wellness Reopening

Phase 2A: Cardio and Strength Room Access and Indoor Lap Swimming (June 17)
Click HERE for Phase 2A details: Cardio and Strength Room Access
Click HERE for Phase 2A details: Indoor Lap Swimming

Phase 2B: Indoor Group Exercise Classes (June 29)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Indoor Group Exercise Classes

Phase 2B: Outdoor Walking Path Classes (July 9)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Outdoor Walking Path

Phase 2B: Family Swim Reservations (July 16)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Family Swim Reservations

Phase 2B: Tennis Court Reservations (July 18)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Tennis Court Reservations

Phase 2B: Racquetball Court Reservations (August 6)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Racquetball Court Reservations

Phase 2B: Upstairs Adult Locker Rooms (September 17)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Upstairs Adult Locker Rooms

Phase 2B: Family Changing Room (September 22)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Family Changing Room

Phase 2B: Outdoor Playgrounds (October 17)
Click HERE for Phase 2B details: Outdoor Playgrounds

Phase 2B: Private Space Reservations (November 12)
Click HERE for details: Private Space Reservations

Phase 2B: Family Play Space (Studio B) Reservations - Saturday, February 27
Click HERE for details: Family Play Space Reservations


Please note: All policies and procedures are guided by the State of Connecticut reopening plan and are subject to modifications at the discretion of the Stamford JCC.

 

 

Open

Opening Date Set

Closed Until Further Notice

 KinderPlace 
 Full-Day Childcare

X

   

 Day Camps@The J

X

 

 

 Fitness Center 
 Strength & Cardio Rooms

X

   

 Outdoor Group Exercise

X

   

 Indoor Group Exercise

X

 

 

 Gymnasium

 

 

X 

 Racquetball Courts

X

   

 Tennis Courts

X

 

 

 Pool

X

   

 Outdoor Playgrounds

X

 

 

 Outdoor Walking Path

X

 

 

Adult Locker Rooms

X

    

Family Changing Room

X

   
       

For specific information on phase reopenings, click on the links above. 

 


 

What do you need to know before coming to The J?

  • • The Stamford JCC will be open only to members in good standing. No guests will be permitted until further notice.
  • • The entrance to the Stamford JCC Center for Health and Wellness will be stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the fitness center. The front entrance of The JCC will remain closed until further notice.
  • • Fitness Center towel service will be suspended at this time.
  • • If you are sick please stay home. Please do not come to The JCC if you are exhibiting any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, or the chills.
  • • Reservations through The JCC Mindbody App are encouraged and may be required for group exercise classes, cardio and strength floor access, and reservations for lap swimming. Reservations will open 3 days in advance and close 1 hour before the scheduled time. Walk-ins will be allowed access only if there is space available. Those with reservations will be assured entry. Due to social distancing guidelines, The JCC will have decreased capacity in all Health and Wellness programs.
    Click HERE to download our MindBody app with an Android device
    Click HERE to download our MindBody app with an Apple device
  • • Face coverings that completely cover the nose and mouth must be worn at all times, except when swimming laps in The JCC pool.
  • • All members, staff, vendors and participants must sign the Stamford JCC Participant Release & Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement. Access to programs and the facility will not be granted without a signed waiver. Prior to arriving to The JCC, please email completed waiver to membership@stamfordjcc.org.
    Click HERE for the adult waiver.
    Click HERE for the minor waiver.
  • • Please click HERE to review our Covid-19 Policies and Travel Advisory.

 

PHASE 2A: Strength and Cardio Room Guidelines

  • • Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening. The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into programs and the fitness center.
  • • The Fitness Center has been reconfigured to allow for social distancing, and some strength equipment has been moved to the gymnasium. PLEASE NOTE: The Strength Room is unavailable Monday - Friday from 4 p.m. til close.
  • • A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.
  • • Workout sessions will be limited to 45 minutes. Please limit fitness reservations to no more than one group fitness class or one fitness center workout per day.
  • • Reservations are encouraged and will ensure you have access to the fitness center. If the JCC cardio and strength room is at capacity, walk-ins will be placed on standby, with no guarantee of admittance.
  • • Please bring your own gym towel; gym towel service is suspended.
  • • Lemon water is unavailable until further notice.
  • • A charge of $10 will be incurred for reservation no-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the session.

 

PHASE 2A: Lap Swimming Guidelines - Wednesday, June 17

  • • Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening. The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building.
  • • A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times, except when swimming laps.
  • • Reservations are encouraged and will assure access to a lane for lap swimming.  Walk-ins will be placed on standby if The JCC pool is at capacity with no guarantee of admittance. 
  • • Please limit pool reservations to one per day. Sessions will be limited to 45 minutes.
  • • A charge of $10 will be incurred for reservation no-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the session.

 

PHASE 2B: Indoor Group Exercise Classes - Monday, June 29

• Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening. The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into programs and the fitness center.

• A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.

• Indoor group exercise classes will be 45 minutes each.  Please limit reservations to no more than one indoor group exercise class per day.

• Indoor group exercise classes are held in Studio A and the Legacy Gymnasium.

• Please enter Studio A through the back staircase and exit the studio through the main door leading to the fitness center. Please enter the Legacy Gymnasium in the door to the gym past the health & wellness screening tent.

• There will be a maximum of 6 participants in classes in Studio A and 8 participants in classes in the Legacy Gymnasium.

• Class attendees are encouraged to bring their own equipment, including bands and yoga mats. JCC equipment may be available but restricted during this phase.

• A charge of $10 will be incurred for reservation no-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the session.

 


 

PHASE 2B: Outdoor Walking Path - Thursday, July 9

• Please arrive early for your health screening. There are two health screening tents located on the JCC property. The main tent is located to the left of the building (as you enter the campus) next to the lake. When the main tent is not open, please use the health screening tent stationed to the back right of the building (as you enter the campus) by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct a health screening for each individual to grant access to the walking path.

• A face mask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.

• While programming is taking place on the softball field, please walk at your own risk.

 


 

PHASE 2B: Family Swim Reservations - Thursday, July 16

  • • Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening. The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building.
  • • A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times, except when swimming.
  • • Reservations are encouraged and will assure access to a lane for swimming.  Walk-ins will be placed on standby if The JCC pool is at capacity with no guarantee of admittance.  
  • • Please limit pool reservations to one per day per family with a maximum of 4 immediate family members (must include one adult 18+). No guests and no multiple families per reservation. Sessions will be limited to 45 minutes.
  • • A charge of $10 will be incurred for reservation no-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the session.

 

PHASE 2B: Tennis Court Reservations - Saturday, July 18

• Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening. The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow access to the courts.

• After your health screening, you will be given the key for the tennis court. Members are required to lock the court and return the key to the health screening tent at the end of their reservation.

• A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.

• Reservations are encouraged and will assure access to the tennis courts. Walk-ins will be placed on standby if the tennis courts are at capacity with no guarantee of admittance.  

• Please limit tennis court reservations to one per day per family with a maximum of 4 immediate family members (must include one adult 16+). No guests and no multiple families per reservation. Sessions will be limited to 60 minutes.

• A charge of $10 will be incurred for reservation no-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the session.

 


 

PHASE 2B: Racquetball Court Reservations - Thursday, August 6

• Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening prior to reservation.  The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building.

• Singles games (reservation requires two names) and family reservations for up to 4 members of the same family above the age of 8 years.

• A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.

• Players are required to bring their own equipment; gloves and eye protection are strongly recommended.

• Proper athletic shoes must be worn on courts.  No street shoes please.  

• Members are asked to limit reservations to one per day.

• Reservations are encouraged and will  guarantee your reservation unto 10  minute past start time. Walk ins will be placed on standby if both courts are reserved.

• A charge of $10 will be incurred for class no shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the class.

 


 

PHASE 2B: Upstairs Adult Locker Rooms - Thursday, September 17

  • • Please leave the area clean to be considerate of other members, including the sinks and the showers. 
  • • The use of cell phones are discouraged for privacy reasons and taking photos in the locker room is forbidden.
  • • Make sure to place your personal items in your locker. The JCC is not responsible for lost or stolen items. 
  • • Face covering that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times unless in the shower.
  • • Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distance at all times.
  • • The locker rooms will be closed daily from 1 - 2 p.m. for deep cleaning. 
  • • The Sauna and Steam Room will remain closed until further notice in accordance with The State of Connecticut Reopening Guidelines.
  • • Appropriate behavior in the locker room is a requirement for all members. Let us all strive to conduct ourselves in an orderly, courteous, dignified, and respectful manner.
  • • All JCC members age 13 - 16 must schedule a locker room orientation prior to their first visit to the locker room and fill out the Locker Room Code of Conduct Agreement. Please email sziegelman@stamfordjcc.org to schedule your orientation and to submit your waiver. 

 

  • PHASE 2B: Family Changing Room - Tuesday, September 22
  • • All downstairs locker rooms (formerly known as the family changing room and women's and men's locker rooms) will be used as Family Changing Rooms. All Individual Adults must use the upstairs locker rooms.
  • • Showers will be available in the lockers formerly known as the family changing room and men's locker room.
  • • Please leave the area clean to be considerate of other members, including the sinks and the showers. 
  • • The use of cell phones are discouraged for privacy reasons and taking photos in the locker room is forbidden.
  • • Face covering that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times for those 3 years and older.
  • • Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distance at all times.
  • • Please limit time spent in the locker room to 15 minutes.
  • • No more than 3 families in the locker room at any time.

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    • PHASE 2B: Outdoor Playgrounds - Saturday, October 17
    • Hours of Operation:
      Monday - Friday: CLOSED
      Saturday - Sunday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • • A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times for those 3 years and older.
      • Please maintain at least 6 ft of social distance at all times.
      • The playgrounds are open to JCC members only.
      • For bathroom access, go to the health screening tent that is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building.
      • The JCC reserves the right to close the playgrounds for JCC programs or events.
    • • Please leave the playground clean and pick up trash before leaving.

 

Private Space Reservations - Monday, November 16

Reservations may be made on the JCC App for the Racquetball Courts. Please Note: Studio A may also be available, without reservation, when not in use by JCC programs.
Capacity: Racquetball Courts: 3 and Studio A: 4

• Please arrive 15 minutes early for your health screening prior to reservation.  The health screening tent is stationed to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building.

• All participants must complete a signed waiver or have one on file.

• A facemask that completely covers the nose and mouth is required at all times.

• Reservations are encouraged and are limited to one per day. Sessions will be limited to 60 minutes.

• If you prefer, you may bring your own mat.

• Please wipe all equipment after use. 

• Hand weights and tone boxes, equipped with therabands, resistance bands and loops may be borrowed from the fitness center staff.

 


 

Family Play Space (Studio B) Reservations - Saturday, February 27
This indoor play environment is for families with children ages 7 and below. Reservations can be made for one family, who can then invite another member family to join them with a maximum of 6 people (including children and adults).

Saturdays • 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sundays • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

• You may arrive up to ten minutes before your reservation. The Health & Wellness entrance is to the back right (as you enter the campus) of the building by the loading dock. JCC personnel will conduct health screenings for each individual and allow entry into the building. Reservations may be lost if you are more than ten minutes late. The Family Play Space will be kept locked. The key will be given to you when you check-in. Please return the key to the JCC personnel working at the Health & Wellness entrance.

• Reservations are limited to one per day per family.

• Please leave the Family Play Space at the end of your reservation, to allow our staff to clean.

• A facemask that completely covers the nose and mask is required at all times, including children ages 3 and over.

• Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

• Please refrain from eating or drinking in the Family Play Space.

• Please use the changing tables in the locker rooms. There is no diaper changing allowed in the Family Play Space. 

• Please be safe and have fun.

 

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