Jewish Community Center
of Greater Kansas City
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Qeneral Information and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

PHONE NUMBERS
Jewish Community Center's Main Number - 913-327-8000
Member Experience Desk - 913-327-8010
Fax Number - 913-327-8040

 

HOW TO ENROLL
Call 913-327-8000
Come by the JCC
Register Online
Those participating in league and team sports must complete a release and waiver form.

WHO MAY ENROLL IN CLASSES?
Membership at the JCC is required for several classes
Non-Member fees are listed by programs
Priority registration is given to JCC members

MEMBERSHIP CARD
Please be sure to carry your membership card with you at all times.

Membership is not transferable nor is it subject to refund.

GUEST POLICY
Members may purchase daily guest passes at the
Member Experience Desk 913-327-8010
Reception Desk 913-327-8000

Each guest is limited to 7 visits per year.
$5 per child 15 years and under
$10 per person 16 years and over

Members may purchase weekly and monthly passes
Available for out-of-town guests of JCC members, they are limited to three separate purchases for a maximum of 30 days per year.
Call 913-327-8008 for rates.

INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Individuals with special needs are invited to participate in JCC programs. If you or your child need special accommodations, please call the department director.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY
The Jewish Community Center meets or exceeds required accommodations for persons with disabilities. Elevators are available and restrooms are equipped for people with special needs. Ramps are available for easy access to the building. A pool lift is available in the Indoor Pool. An automatic door operates at front entrance, theatre entrance and JCC for Health & Human Performance entrance. Handicap parking spaces are available on the north side of the front entrance, the theatre entrance and south of the tennis courts.

POLICIES
Registration prior to participating in any activity is required and space is limited. Please use the class code for activities when registering. The JCC reserves the right to cancel any class because of insufficient registrations. Participants are notified as soon as possible and fees are refunded, less any outstanding balance due to the JCC.

GIFT CARDS
JCC Gift Cards are available for purchase at the
Member Experience Desk 913-327-8010
Reception Desk 913-327-8000

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Click on the questions below for answers to your Frequently Asked Questions.

Do you have to be Jewish to become a member at The JCC?
What do I get with my membership?

What makes The JCC's fitness facility different?

What kind of activities do you have available for my children?
What else do you have to offer at The JCC?
Where are you located and what are your hours of operation?
What type of payment options do you have?
Do you have scholarships available?
What types of membership do you have?
How do I sign up for a tour?
Do you have a gift shop at The JCC?
Are you a Synagogue?
How many guests can I bring?

Do you have to be Jewish to become a member at The JCC?
The JCC is open to all people regardless of race or religion.

What do I get with my membership?
Your membership to The JCC gives you the following  benefits:

  • Fitness Facililty: includes  FREE Group Exercise classes, TechnoGym Cardio and Strength Equipment, spa quality locker rooms and much more!  
  • Childrens Programs: including Camps, Kids Konnection, Vacation Days and our Nationally Accredited Child Development JCC (CDC).
  • Cultural Arts: including the annual Jewish Film Festival, various theatre productions, Jewish Arts Festival and a variety of other performers and events throughout the year!
  • Adult Jewish Learning: includes a huge number of learning opportunities as well as interfaith programming. 
  • Heritage JCC: fun programs and events for seniors age 65+.
  • School of Dance: dance classes for a variety of ages and skill levels.  

What makes The JCC's fitness facility different?
Our Fitness & Sports Department has designed its programs around helping our members improve their health, not only through working out, but through education and assessments which will give them the tools needed to live a healthier lifestyle. We offer more than 60 FREE Group Exercise classes a week, Yoga classes for various skill levels, Adult and Youth Sports and Recreation opportunities and much more! Our goal is to ensure that our members benefit from the knowledge our trained staff has to offer. Our ACSM-certified exercise specialists are here to help you! Fitness & Sports Department information.

What kind of activities do you have for my children?
Our Youth Programs focus on the development of your children through education, team building and fun! The JCC's Child Development JCC (CDC) is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Our Summer Camps are designed to include activities that campers most enjoy...sports, outdoor games, recreational and instructional swimming, arts and crafts, music and more! We also offer year round programs including dance classes, Vacation Days, Youth Fitness Zone, swimming lessons, Birthday Parties, Kids Konnection, Saturday Night Out, Rec Leagues and more! Youth Programs information .

What else do you offer at The JCC?
The JCC offers many programs available to members and non-members. Our Cultural Arts Department presents a Jewish Film Festival in the Spring, Theatre Productions throughout the year, a Jewish Arts Festival and many other events varying year to year. We also offer outstanding dance programs through our School of Dance. Our Heritage JCC has become a place for Senior Adults 65+ to come together with programs such as S.M.A.R.T Men, Health and Fitness programs, art classes and more! We provide a vast array of opportunities to enhance personal growth, family development and strong community.

Where are you located and what are your hours of operation?
Visit our Hours/Directions page for current hours of operation and directions to our facility.

What type of payment options do you have?
You may authorize a checking account withdrawl or credit card or debit card charge of equal installments monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly commencing on your join date or in the month of your renewal. Payment Authorization form

Do you have scholarships availble?
The Jewish Community JCC will not deny anyone membership because of inability to pay the established dues. All requests for fee adjustments are considered on an individual basis with complete confidentiality. To apply please contact Samantha Agron , Scholarship Coordinator, at 913-327-8070. Scholarship form.

What types of memberships do you have?
We have a membership plan for everyone! The JCC's Membership Department has developed membership plans for Single Parents, Families, Full-Time College Students, Seniors and More! For more information, call 913-327-8000.

How do I sign up for a tour?
To tour our facility contact Debbie Ball Membership Coordinator, at 913-327-8008 .

Do you have a gift shop at The JCC?
The JCC does not have a gift shop. We do offer gift cards to The JCC, as well as a variety of seasonal Gallery showings. Visit our  Gallery page to see what's showing!  
   

Are you a Synagogue?
The JCC is a pluralistic Jewish Community who serves the needs of the entire Greater Kansas City Community. We are open to people of all faiths and backgrounds. As a community JCC we offer a newly renovated fitness facility, excellent youth programs, cultural arts events for all ages, adult Jewish learning programs, senior adult activities and much more!

How many guests can I bring?
Members of The JCC are able to bring as many guests as they would like! Members may purchase daily guest passes - $5 per child 15 and under/$10 per person 16 and over - at the Member Services Desk or the Front Desk. Each guest is limited to 5 visits per year. Do you have out-of-town guests interested in using our facility while they are here? Members may purchase weekly and monthly passes at the Front Desk for out-of-town friends and family. Members are limited to 3 separate purchases for a maximum of 30 days per year. Call 913-327-8000 for rates. Unaccompanied visitors and those who have exceeded the visit limit may purchase daily passes for $20.

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