Benefits of Membership

  • FREE 1-on-1 Training
  • FREE to NEW Members
  • TWO, 30-MINUTE SESSIONS with a Certified Personal Trainer to complete a fitness assessment & evaluation 
  • ONE-HOUR ORIENTATION with a Fitness Instructor on the floor

Get on the right track with FitPlan, designed to help you establish a routine, feel comfortable with the equipment and within the facility. Sessions are valid within the first three months from the start of your membership. Take advantage!

       This program is FREE!          Call Rachel Maxon or stop by the main desk to get started!

More than just a gym. The JCC includes programming for all ages to enjoy.

Champion Fitness Center

  • Strength Training:  Newly expanded 13,000 sq. ft. Plate loaded and selectorized circuits,two strength training circuits, Olympic and utility training equipment with a variety of free weights, Escape training station with functional training tools, instructors and orientation provided.
  • Cardio Floor: Newly expanded 13,000 sq. ft. facility with treadmills, ellipticals, rowers, steppers, AMT's upright and recumbent bikes, step mills, Jacobs Ladders, ARC trainers and more. (PVS) private viewing screens on most of the equipment, Precor P82 screens for all Precor equipment for personalized workouts, instructors for orientation and equipment usage.

Cornell Sports & Fitness Complex

  • Group Fitness, Cycling & Aquaerobic Classes Nationally certified instructors with over 85 classes per week to choose from that include Zumba®, Body Pump™, Kettlebells, High Intensity Training, Body Pump™, Cardio Kick & Step, TRX®, Core Challenge and many more. See schedules for class meeting days and times on the home page.
  • Yoga and Pilates Classes Included with your membership. No fees or registration required. All levels offered.
  • Indoor Track Climate controlled 1/16 mile track with Olympic grade rubberized flooring.
  • Heated Indoor Max Adler Lap Pool:  Six-lane pool with attached 'kiddie pool',  aquaerobic classes, lap lanes, water walking, hydro-riders, with family and open swim times.
  • Bobry Family Pool Zero-entry, bubble bench, water current for aquatic therapy, water walking with/against the current; learn-to-swim classes, aquaerobic classes and hydro-bike classes in warmer pool temperatures. 
  • Outdoor Splash Pool Zero-entry to outdoor splash pool and water fun; Outdoor seating for lounging during the warmer months with a glass folding wall (nano wall) that allows people to walk directly outside from the pool deck.
  • Racquetball Courts  Four courts for handball and racquetball.
  • Full-size Gymnasium  Basketball court and a variety of indoor recreational sports, pickleball leagues and more.
  • Children's PlayGym  For children ages 4-10; with a parent for ages 2 & 3. Climb, crawl, jump, swing & play!
  • In Zone Youth Fitness Center  For members ages 6-11, with staff on duty all times the facility is open, with Wii Sports, youth fitness classes, and Cardio Kids Junior Circuit.
  • SitterService: FREE for JCC family members for children ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Separate areas for infants and toddlers, private nursing area for mothers, access to an outdoor play space, kitchenette, restrooms, and reading corner-Janice Birnbaum Children's Library.
  • The PiT Lounge for teens ages 11-16 with TV, Wi-Fi, interactive games, air hockey, fuseball tables and computers to do schoolwork.
  • Men's, Women's & Family Locker Rooms with handicap accessibility.
  • Kozel Recreation Complex  Four outdoor tennis courts (no court fee), picnic pavilion, adjacent to the Erie Canal path.
  • Wi-Fi  Free wireless internet connection
  • Jewish Programming offering diverse programs in partnership with community organizations, agencies, and synagogues along with Jewish Education and holiday celebrations. (Some fee based classes may apply.)

More Great JCC Services at an additional fee:

Children & Families:

  • Wolk Children's Center Early childhood learning for ages 8 weeks to 5 years
  • Before and After School Care  Gesher wrap-around, KinderCrew, and J-Cation camp programs for children grades K-6
  • JCC Summer Camps  Day and overnight camp
  • Swim Lessons for adults and children + Red Cross lifeguard and swim instructor courses
  • Birthday party packages
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Parties
  • TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) Children's Theatre

Fitness, Wellness & Recreation

  • Men's & Women's Spa (add-on to membership)  Adult facility for members 19+ with whirlpool, steam room, sauna, individual lockers with locks, private exercise area, laundry service, lounge area with television and coffee bar, towel service, restrooms, private shower facility and special massage rates.
  • Health & Wellness Services  Massage, Energy Work (Reiki, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release), Health & Nutritional counseling, exercise programs designed for individuals with Alzheimer's, Arthritis and Parkinson's, Phase III Cardiac Fitness Program, and Genesee Valley Physical Therapy.
  • Pilates Reformer and Chair classes
  • Personal Training and Small Group Training


  • TechAge Adult Computer Learning Center
  • Social Interest Groups and Activities

Cultural Arts

  • JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
  • JCC Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival
  • JCC CenterStage Theatre

More features for you to enjoy at the JCC:

  • Reciprocal guest privileges in many other JCC's
  • Rentals at the JCC Members receive a discounted rate when renting space at the JCC for a variety of special events, birthdays or business meetings.
  • The JCC prides itself on being accessible and inclusive for all. Our fitness facilities, childcare programs, day camp, cultural arts activities, theatre offerings, and other adult programs and services all provide accessible options for inclusive participation.  We will do our best to make reasonable accommodations for you to participate in our programs or services.

JCC guest pass policy

The JCC is a membership organization that allows its members to purchase guest passes. At all times, guests must be accompanied by a JCC member while visiting the JCC, and a member must be present when signing in a guest. Photo ID is required at the time of signing in for all guests and visiotrs.

Non-members, guests and other membership categories that do not include the family pay $7/child, ages 6 weeks to 4 years, to use Sitter Service. 

 All guests 16+ years must present a photo ID at the time of entering the facility and complete a guest agreement each time they visit.  An adult guest (16+ years) can visit the JCC a maximum of 5 times within a calendar year.

Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Individual guest fees:

Under 3 years Free
3-12 years $3
13-18 years $4
Adults 19-64 years $7
Senior 65+ years $3
Spa 19 years+ $10

Insurance Promotions


The JCC is a fitness provider for the Silver&Fit® program. Silver&Fit® provides eligible members with no-cost or low cost fitness memberships and older adult-oriented group exercise classes through arrangements with certain health plans. To join the JCC, bring your health insurance card to the JCC main desk and complete a membership application and we will enroll you. You can pay the $25 member annual fee for 2018 by calling American Specialty Health Fitness at 1-877-427-4788 or online at or at the JCC main desk. Silver&Fit®  members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC.  Your membership includes participation in any of our Group X classes, group cycling, aquaerobics and Yoga and Pilates classes, which are free with membership.


SilverSneakers Logo bytivityThe JCC is a fitness provider for theSilverSneaker® Fitness Program by Tivity Health. To receive your free JCC membership, present your SilverSneaker® card and/or health insurance card at the time of joining. SilverSneaker members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC.  Your JCC membership includes participation in any of our group fitness, group cycling, aquaerobics, along with Yoga and Pilates classes, which are free with membership.  Contact your health insurance carrier for eligibility information or by calling toll-free 888-423-4632.

Optum Fitness Advantage

For some people with United Healthcare Medicare insurance, to join the JCC, bring your health insurance card and confirmation ID to the JCC Main Desk and complete a membership application. Your membership includes participation in any of our group fitness classes, which are free with membership, along with access to our Fitness Center and other program offerings(some include a fee or are free). For more information call the customer service number on the back of your health insurance card.

JCC Gift Cards

Give the gift of Health with a JCC gift card. Available for purchase at the main desk for membership, massages, programs, camps, personal training, theatre tickets and more!

JCC FitPlan for New Members

Each new member of the JCC receives two, 30-minute Sessions with a Certified Personal Trainer. An assessment and evaluation to get you started on meeting your individual needs and goals will be completed as well as setting goals and guiding you to establish a fitness routine unique to your needs. In addition, a one-hour orientation with a fitness instructor will be given on the fitness floor to introduce you to the Champion Fitness Center, the cardio and strength training equipment and answer any of your questions to ensure your comfort in the facility. Appointments can be made at the time of joining or within the first three months of the start of the membership at the main desk or with Rachel Maxon.

Corporate Membership Discount

A 10% discount off annual rates is extended with a minimum of five new members joining from a company. Please contact Craig Pearlberg in Member Relations for more information at 585-461-2000, ext. 288.

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AAA members save the joining fee of $75 for a continuous membership and $40 for a three-month membership.  AAA members must provide proof of membership at the time of joining.