Health & Wellness Reopening

Please note: All policies and procedures are guided by the State of Connecticut 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

   

Sauna & Steam Rooms

X

   
       

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

 


 

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and clean environment for our members and community. We have updated our policies for those individuals who have been vaccinated in accordance with updated CDC guidelines. Our operating procedures are consistent with State regulations governing fitness clubs, indoor sports and events. In addition to all CT State guidelines, we are following regulations from competitive sport governing bodies on resuming sports.

Please note that these changes do not impact children's programs at The Stamford JCC.

We will continue our safety protocols to include limiting capacities, requiring reservations, mandatory face coverings in common areas, social distancing, and health checks. We will continue our routine deep cleaning of all our fitness and program areas throughout the day.


Fully vaccinated members 14 years of age and above may remove their mask:
• 
In all areas of The Julius B. Kuriansky Fitness Center, Legacy Gymnasium, Pool, and locker rooms
• During all group exercise classes
• During adult only sports where all players are vaccinated and children are not present
• While using our outdoor facilities (softball field, sport court, walking around the lake)


Masks are required:
• 
For everyone not fully vaccinated
• In all common areas of The J including hallways and bathrooms
• Spectator viewing on the pool deck and in the Legacy Gymnasium
• During youth sports classes, clinics and team sports
• While participating or attending any program with children including our schools, camps, licensed child care, enrichments, babysitting and KidZone, including at parent drop-off and pick-up


Reservations are required for:
• 
Group Exercise Classes, including in-person*, livestream and virtual
• Lap and Family Swim*
• Pick-up Basketball*
• Racquetball
• Sports Court for tennis, pickleball and basketball
• Strongly suggested for usage of the Julius B. Kuriansky Fitness Center
*Drops-ins are allowed, space permitting

Make reservations through The Stamford JCC App
Click HERE to download our MindBody app with an Android device
Click HERE to download our MindBody app with an Apple device
Using a desktop computer? Click HERE.

 


 

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 & Wellness 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 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.
  • • 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.

 


 

Fitness Center 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 is open to JCC members 14 years and older. 13-year-olds may use the fitness center after they have completed a fitness orientation. To schedule anorientation, contact Shari Ziegelman at sziegelman@stamfordjcc.org.
  • • The Fitness Center has been reconfigured. We encourage social distancing while you work out.
  • • Workout sessions will be limited to 45 minutes. 
  • • 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.

 

Lap Swimming 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 the building.

• 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. 

• 2 people per lane.

• 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.

 


 

Family Swim Reservations

  • • 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.
  • • 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.

 


 

Indoor Group Exercise Classes

• 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.

• Indoor group exercise classes will be 45 minutes each. 

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

• There will be a maximum of 8-10 participants per class.

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

 


 

Outdoor Walking Path

• 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.

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

 


 

Tennis Court Reservations

• 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.

• 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.

 


 

Racquetball Court Reservations

• 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.

• 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.

 


 

Upstairs Adult Locker Rooms

  • • 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. 
  • • 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 are open for use by vaccinated members 16 years and up.
  • • 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. 

 

Family Changing Room

  • • 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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    Outdoor Playgrounds
    • Hours of Operation:
      Monday - Thursday: 6 - 8 p.m.
      Friday: CLOSED
      Saturday - Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • • 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

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.

• 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 (KidZone) Reservations
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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