Membership Information

Carol Shore, Director of Community Services, 516-634-4153, cshore@friedbergjcc.org


How do I Become a JCC Gold Member?

It’s simple! Complete three years of membership at the JCC!!

Gold Members are eligible to receive Gold promotions at a reduced rate (for most categories). As our most “seasoned” members, Gold Members are our ambassadors and are invited to all New Member Brunches throughout the year! We welcome you to help our new members get acclimated to the JCC, and of course brunch is on us!


What Does My Membership Include?

Membership at the JCC is a wonderful value. Included in your full membership fee:

  • Usage of our state-of-the-art health and fitness club
  • 2 free fitness consultations
  • Free nutrition consultation session with our registered dietitian
  • Our beautiful heated indoor swimming pool
  • Select fitness classes
  • Wireless internet access
  • Reduced fees for all programs, classes and special events
  • Camp and early childhood discounts

Membership also entitles you to register for certain activities that are only available to members such as certified personal training. JCC members benefit from priority registration for classes, special member-only offers and promotions throughout the year. Plus, it’s a great way to support your local JCC!

The JCC also offers special categories of membership that are more limited in scope including senior club, snowbird, out-of-town college student, teen and Long Beach branch memberships.


Upgrade to Full JCC Membership and Save!

Full members have full access to our Health and Fitness Center, indoor heated pool and select fitness classes.


J Fit—Our All-Inclusive Membership (Members Only)

Check out our affordable J Fit memberships. For a small additional fee each month, you and any family member will be able to participate in all of our Group Fitness Exercise Classes. You may also choose 2 aquatics classes of your choice; J Fit members receive 50% off any additional aquatics classes.

To find out how to join, call Diana Freedman at 516-634.4170.

Please visit the JCC where our friendly staff will be happy to help you find out:

  • What’s happening at the JCC
  • How to reach a staff member
  • Info on special events, classes, clubs, personal training and more

New Members

As our welcome gift to you when you join the JCC, please enjoy Members Only bonus coupons (valued up to $100)!


MGM (Members Getting Members)

Members who refer new members who join the JCC will earn $25 towards their membership at time of renewal. There is no limit to how many people you can refer…Membership does have its rewards!


Join the JCC & Brunch is On Us!

The JCC hosts a New Member Brunch once every 2 months. Join us and meet our wonderful staff and fellow new members! We even have a gift waiting for you when you arrive! Call Carol Shore at 634-4153 to reserve your spot.


The JCC is Wireless!

Members may bring their own laptop to our spacious lobby and cafe. Computers for teen members (ages 12 and up, please) are located in the Youth Lounge.


May I Bring a Guest?

Yes. Members (ages 14 and above) can purchase individual guest passes for use of the facility for one day. Members may purchase up to two guest passes per visit. Fees are $10 for adults (19 years and over); $8 for teens (13–18 years); $5 for children (2–12 years); children under age 2 are free. An individual may use our JCC facilities up to 3 times per year as a guest. Guests must provide a valid I.D. and must complete a guest registration form at the front office. Members must accompany their guests and are responsible for them at all times.


Will I Receive a Membership Card?

All members must obtain key tag cards which are available at our security desk. Tags are small and fit right on your key chain!

Membership “key tag” cards will be issued when dues have been processed. Cards must be presented when entering the building and are used to open the door to our Fitness Center. Replacement tags are $10 each. All individuals 10 years of age and older must have a JCC I.D. card.


Does the JCC Offer Community Services in Other Locations?

Yes. Our Long Beach Branch offers the best in early childhood, afterschool enrichment and camp for all ages. Our Merrick/Bellmore Branch offers exemplary early childhood, children’s after school enrichment programs and camp programs. Afterschool programs are also available in Baldwin, Island Park and Bellmore; before school programs are offered in Baldwin and Bellmore.


When Do I Renew My Membership?

Membership is renewed annually on your “anniversary date.”


Can All Ages Use the Wellness, Fitness & Sports Facility?

We offer supervised classes for our youth population in our Wellness, Fitness & Sports department. Anyone 13 years and older may use the health club; anyone under age 13 may participate in specialized fitness classes (see our program listings). Children 10 years and older may use the pool and gymnasium unaccompanied by an adult.


What Are My Membership Dues Used Towards?

Your membership dues support the operating budget of the JCC. Membership dues are non-refundable.


Are Special Financial Arrangements Available?

It is the philosophy of the JCC that no one be denied membership because of an inability to pay the established rates. Scholarship forms are available at the main office or membership office. Confidential forms should be directed to the attention of Julie Feinman, Director of Membership.


Will Other JCCs Honor My Membership?

If you travel outside the N.Y. area, many JCCs will honor your valid Friedberg JCC membership for up to two weeks. We extend the same courtesy to our out-of-town guests.


Children

While we encourage and welcome children of all ages at all times, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian who is 18 or over.


JCC Visitor Pass

An individual may “try out” the JCC at no cost. After you take a tour of our facility, we will issue you a pass to be our guest for the day. Please ensure you have photo ID upon arrival in order to take advantage of this offer. Only one person per pass. The pass is non–transferable and cannot be applied towards classes, programs or trips. This offer can only be used once.


JCC Gift Certificate

A JCC Gift Certificate is available in any denomination and can be used towards membership dues, classes, programs, trips, personal training and more! Easy to buy, easy to give for any occasion, one size fits all! Gift Certificates can be purchased in the front office.


Email

The world of the JCC is just one click away! To find out about classes, programs, upcoming events and more, please visit our website at www.friedbergjcc.org. Staff email addresses are listed in the back of this guide. Save paper and time—please send your e-mail address to jfeinman@friedbergjcc.org to be added to our e-mail blasts of special announcements.


Friedberg JCC App

Have the JCC at your fingertips with the Friedberg JCC app available on your smartphone.  Class information, building hours, important notifications and more available to you 24/7.


Caregivers

Caregivers (including au pairs/babysitters) may accompany a member to the JCC while the member participates in activities. A written consent from the member is required, authorizing him/her to do so. Membership must be current and in good standing. Live-in caregivers may be added to membership and utilize the services on their own for a fee.


Snowbird Policy

The JCC offers senior adult members a reduced snowbird fee designed for those members spending the winter months away from home. This membership is valid from April 15–October 15. Please refer to membership rates for information.


Out-of-Town College Student

This special category entitles the out-of-town college student to utilize the JCC during winter, spring and summer breaks. You must show proof of out-of-town college enrollment. Please refer to membership rates for information.


Weather Cancellations

In the event of inclement weather, please visit our website or facebook for information on closings and cancellations.


Kashrut Policy

It is our pleasure to offer delicious kosher foods for purchase at the JCC Cafe. If you would like to have your own food, please bring in only Dairy or Kosher foods. Thank you.


Code of Conduct

The JCC strives to make our facilities as enjoyable as possible for all of our members. As such, we request that all members and visitors conduct themselves in a manner that does not interfere with others enjoying their visit here. Please note that the JCC reserves the right to suspend or revoke the membership of any individual who does not subscribe to generally acceptable standards of behavior.


Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in the buildings and on the grounds of the JCC.