Programs + Offerings

From fitness and cultural programs to early childhood development and summer camps, the JCC provides year-round activities that appeal to every age and every interest. Whether you join the JCC as a member or opt to take advantage of our offerings on a per program basis, you become part of our family as soon as you walk through our doors. Think of the JCC as your home away from home and our staff as your hosts—we’re here to make your experiences the best they can be!

We invite you to browse all of our offerings, which are organized by age, interest and in alphabetical order for your convenience. For additional information or questions, please call 248.661.1000 or send us an email and we'll be happy to help! 

programs by age

programs by interest

programs a-z

vendors, services, exhibits

 

BY AGE

Children/Youth/Teens

Aquatics
The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

Camp
JCC Day Camps is a place where kids can have the adventure of a lifetime as they make friends, splash in the pool on a summer day, learn a new skill, see a deer along a nature trail, enjoy a game of baseball, create a beautiful ceramic pot or have their faces painted as they get ready for color war.

Child Development Center
The Sarah and Irving Pitt Child Development Center at the JCC provides full-service care for infant, toddler and transition age groups as well as preschool and kindergarten programming. Flexible scheduling allows for half-day, full-day and extended care options.

JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest®
The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest is a weeklong summer arts experience for creative Jewish teens ages 13-17, featuring workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field and incorporating community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel.

Sports + Recreation 
Our variety of sports programs will keep you and your family busy and having fun year round! Regardless of age or activity level, we offer something for everyone. 

Young Adults

Aquatics
The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

Fitness Center
Whatever your fitness goals may be, the JCC’s Fitness Center can help you get there. We offer top-of-the-line equipment and more than 70 weekly classes, and there’s something for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

Janice Charach Gallery
The Janice Charach Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring Jewish and non-Jewish, established and emerging artists. Exhibitions include glass, ceramics, multi-media, painting, fiber arts and photography.

Jewish Book Fair
The JCC’s Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event, attracting a large and varied audience of more than 20,000 people of all ages. It is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Jewish Film Festival
The JCC’s Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest Jewish Film Festivals in the Midwest, and we are committed to bringing the highest quality films to our community.  We offer a diverse cinema experience in our annual festival and throughout the year.

Music Festival
The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival is a fresh new take on arts and music festivals. We are hosting artists that are local, national and international who perform amazing music in a range of styles, including folk, rock, punk, klezmer, jazz and a family friendly performance.

Sports + Recreation 
Our variety of sports programs will keep you and your family busy and having fun year round! Regardless of age or activity level, we offer something for everyone.

Family

The Berman
The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is more than a theatre, it’s a community! Through live performances, films, master classes, festivals and streaming events, The Berman delivers the best in cultural arts programming to audiences of Southeast Michigan.

Jewish Book Fair
The JCC’s Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event, attracting a large and varied audience of more than 20,000 people of all ages. It is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Music Festival
The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival is a fresh new take on arts and music festivals. We are hosting artists that are local, national and international who perform amazing music in a range of styles, including folk, rock, punk, klezmer, jazz and a family friendly performance.

Shalom Street Museum
Shalom Street Museum is a unique, interactive experience in an exciting 4,500 square-foot facility. Our exhibits are designed to inspire a sense of wonder and exhilaration for children of all ages through Jewish experiences and experiential learning.

Adults

Aquatics
The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

The Berman
The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is more than a theatre, it’s a community! Through live performances, films, master classes, festivals and streaming events, The Berman delivers the best in cultural arts programming to audiences of Southeast Michigan.

Center Travel
The JCC’s Center Travel has fantastic trips both near and far. From a day trip to the Fisher Theatre to a seven-night cruise on the Danube, we promise you won’t be bored!

COJAR
COJAR (Council of Orthodox Judaic Adult Resources) provides outstanding adult Judaic learning for women of all ages. It consists of Mondays with Meaning and the JCC Rosh Chodesh Women’s Lecture series.

Fitness Center
Whatever your fitness goals may be, the JCC’s Fitness Center can help you get there. We offer top-of-the-line equipment and more than 70 weekly classes, and there’s something for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center
The Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center, located in the lower level of the JCC, holds a collection of more than 12,000 books, magazines and other Judaica.

IRP
IRP at the JCC provides an intellectual and social environment with more than 25 self-directed discussion groups and special events.

Janice Charach Gallery
The Janice Charach Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring Jewish and non-Jewish, established and emerging artists. Exhibitions include glass, ceramics, multi-media, painting, fiber arts and photography.

Jewish Book Fair
The JCC’s Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event, attracting a large and varied audience of more than 20,000 people of all ages. It is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Jewish Film Festival
The JCC’s Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest Jewish Film Festivals in the Midwest, and we are committed to bringing the highest quality films to our community.  We offer a diverse cinema experience in our annual festival and throughout the year.

Music Festival
The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival is a fresh new take on arts and music festivals. We are hosting artists that are local, national and international who perform amazing music in a range of styles, including folk, rock, punk, klezmer, jazz and a family friendly performance.

Russian Jewish Life
The Russian Jewish Life (RJL) program at the JCC provides educational opportunities that focus on American and Jewish culture, American and Israeli history, the Jewish religion, traditions and holidays.

SAJE
SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) provides year-round, community-wide learning opportunities of the highest quality that connect people to Judaism.

Seniors

The Active Life
The Active Life Program seeks to enrich the lives of older adults in the Jewish community and the community-at-large through educational, cultural, social and recreational offerings.

Aquatics
The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

The Berman
The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is more than a theatre, it’s a community! Through live performances, films, master classes, festivals and streaming events, The Berman delivers the best in cultural arts programming to audiences of Southeast Michigan.

Center Travel
The JCC’s Center Travel has fantastic trips both near and far. From a day trip to the Fisher Theatre to a seven-night cruise on the Danube, we promise you won’t be bored!

COJAR
COJAR (Council of Orthodox Judaic Adult Resources) provides outstanding adult Judaic learning for women of all ages. It consists of Mondays with Meaning and the JCC Rosh Chodesh Women’s Lecture series.

Fitness Center
Whatever your fitness goals may be, the JCC’s Fitness Center can help you get there. We offer top-of-the-line equipment and more than 70 weekly classes, and there’s something for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center
The Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center, located in the lower level of the JCC, holds a collection of more than 12,000 books, magazines and other Judaica.

IRP
IRP at the JCC provides an intellectual and social environment with more than 25 self-directed discussion groups and special events.

Janice Charach Gallery
The Janice Charach Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring Jewish and non-Jewish, established and emerging artists. Exhibitions include glass, ceramics, multi-media, painting, fiber arts and photography.

Jewish Book Fair
The JCC’s Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event, attracting a large and varied audience of more than 20,000 people of all ages. It is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Jewish Film Festival
The JCC’s Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest Jewish Film Festivals in the Midwest, and we are committed to bringing the highest quality films to our community.  We offer a diverse cinema experience in our annual festival and throughout the year.

Music Festival
The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival is a fresh new take on arts and music festivals. We are hosting artists that are local, national and international who perform amazing music in a range of styles, including folk, rock, punk, klezmer, jazz and a family friendly performance.

Russian Jewish Life
The Russian Jewish Life (RJL) program at the JCC provides educational opportunities that focus on American and Jewish culture, American and Israeli history, the Jewish religion, traditions and holidays.

SAJE
SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) provides year-round, community-wide learning opportunities of the highest quality that connect people to Judaism.

Special Needs (all ages)

Summer Programs

Year-Round Programs

 

 

BY INTEREST

Fitness + Sports + Aquatics

Fitness Center
Whatever your fitness goals may be, the JCC’s Fitness Center can help you get there. We offer top-of-the-line equipment and more than 70 weekly classes, and there’s something for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

Sports + Recreation 
Our variety of sports programs will keep you and your family busy and having fun year round! Regardless of age or activity level, we offer something for everyone. 

Aquatics
The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

Camp

JCC Day Camps is a place where kids can have the adventure of a lifetime as they make friends, splash in the pool on a summer day, learn a new skill, see a deer along a nature trail, enjoy a game of baseball, create a beautiful ceramic pot or have their faces painted as they get ready for color war.

Summer Camps

Break Camp

Early Childhood

The Sarah and Irving Pitt Child Development Center at the JCC provides full-service care for infant, toddler and transition age groups as well as preschool and kindergarten programming. Flexible scheduling allows for half-day, full-day and extended care options.

Learn More

Arts + Culture + Education

From world-renowned performances to lectures and festivals, the JCC offers a plethora of arts, cultural and educational programming.

Learn More

 

PROGRAMS A-Z

The Active Life

The Active Life Program seeks to enrich the lives of older adults in the Jewish community and the community-at-large through educational, cultural, social and recreational offerings.

Learn More

Aquatics

The JCC’s Aquatics facility features three heated pools: a 25-yard, eight lane indoor pool; a 25-meter, six lane outdoor pool; and a separate indoor children’s pool. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer, interested in learning to swim, or just looking to relax in the water, we have a spot for you!

Learn More

The Berman

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is more than a theatre, it’s a community! Through live performances, films, master classes, festivals and streaming events, The Berman delivers the best in cultural arts programming to audiences of Southeast Michigan.

Learn More

Camp

JCC Day Camps is a place where kids can have the adventure of a lifetime as they make friends, splash in the pool on a summer day, learn a new skill, see a deer along a nature trail, enjoy a game of baseball, create a beautiful ceramic pot or have their faces painted as they get ready for color war.

Learn More

Center Travel

The JCC’s Center Travel has fantastic trips both near and far. From a day trip to the Fisher Theatre to a seven-night cruise on the Danube, we promise you won’t be bored!

Learn More

Child Development Center

The Sarah and Irving Pitt Child Development Center at the JCC provides full-service care for infant, toddler and transition age groups as well as preschool and kindergarten programming. Flexible scheduling allows for half-day, full-day and extended care options.

Learn More

COJAR

COJAR (Council of Orthodox Judaic Adult Resources) provides outstanding adult Judaic learning for women of all ages. It consists of Mondays with Meaning and the JCC Rosh Chodesh Women’s Lecture series.

Learn More

Fitness Center

Whatever your fitness goals may be, the JCC’s Fitness Center can help you get there. We offer top-of-the-line equipment and more than 70 weekly classes, and there’s something for everyone regardless of age, experience or ability.

Learn More

Fundraising Events + Campaigns

The JCC depends on the support of our members, neighbors, staff and partners to deliver on the promise of our mission and vision and to help serve the needs of our community. We are grateful for the generosity and partnership of our corporate sponsors and friends, and thank all of those who have invested in the continued success of our programs and events.

Learn More

Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center

The Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center, located in the lower level of the JCC, holds a collection of more than 12,000 books, magazines and other Judaica.

Learn More

IRP

IRP at the JCC provides an intellectual and social environment with more than 25 self-directed discussion groups and special events.

Learn More

Janice Charach Gallery

The Janice Charach Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring Jewish and non-Jewish, established and emerging artists. Exhibitions include glass, ceramics, multi-media, painting, fiber arts and photography.

Learn More

JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest®

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest is a weeklong summer arts experience for creative Jewish teens ages 13-17, featuring workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field and incorporating community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel.

Learn More

Jewish Book Fair

The JCC’s Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event, attracting a large and varied audience of more than 20,000 people of all ages. It is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Learn More

Jewish Film Festival

The JCC’s Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest Jewish Film Festivals in the Midwest, and we are committed to bringing the highest quality films to our community.  We offer a diverse cinema experience in our annual festival and throughout the year.

Learn More

Music Festival

The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival is a fresh new take on arts and music festivals. We are hosting artists that are local, national and international who perform amazing music in a range of styles, including folk, rock, punk, klezmer, jazz and a family friendly performance.

Learn More

Russian Jewish Life

The Russian Jewish Life (RJL) program at the JCC provides educational opportunities that focus on American and Jewish culture, American and Israeli history, the Jewish religion, traditions and holidays.

Learn More

SAJE

SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) provides year-round, community-wide learning opportunities of the highest quality that connect people to Judaism.

Learn More

Shalom Street Museum

Shalom Street Museum is a unique, interactive experience in an exciting 4,500 square-foot facility. Our exhibits are designed to inspire a sense of wonder and exhilaration for children of all ages through Jewish experiences and experiential learning.

Learn More

Special Needs

The JCC’s Department of Special Needs provides a variety of terrific recreational and social programs for children, teens and adults. From preschool and day camp to vocational training and family social events, we have it here!

Learn More

Sports + Recreation

Our variety of sports programs will keep you and your family busy and having fun year round! Regardless of age or activity level, we offer something for everyone.

Learn More

 

vendors, services, exhibits

In addition to all of our activities and programs, we’re proud to serve as the home for the following vendors, services and exhibits:

The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield 

Located in the trees adjacent to the JCC you will find an amazing "aerial forest park." This is THE Michigan Adventure Park to experience "adventure in the trees" on your own or with friends, family and parties. 

BBYO – Michigan Region

Welcome to BBYO-Michigan Region! Here you’ll find all the information you need to get involved in BBYO here in Michigan and across the country. You can find out about upcoming events, chapters, BBYO Connect (middle school program) and much more! 

Coby’s Judaica

Coby’s Judaica is committed to bringing you the best in fine Judaica products made by Israeli designers from across the globe. The store features Judaica products, many of them exclusively imported or manufactured for Coby’s Judaica, and it carries a wide variety of jewelry, original art and a new line of special skin care products from the Dead Sea. 

David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center (a division of JVS)

Upgrade your computer skills for the workplace, brush up on digital literacy such as iPhone/iPad basics or choose from over 350 online courses for personal and professional enrichment. Individual tutoring and classroom learning also available. Call (248) 432-5411 or visit www.hermelinort.org for details. 

Electronic Recycling

Come clean and be green! The JCC has an electronic recycling program and is pleased to offer this service to the community year-round.  

Frankel Jewish Academy

The Frankel Jewish Academy is a high school that functions as both an academic and religious institution. It is built upon a dual curriculum of the highest-level college preparatory general studies and classical text-based Jewish studies while operating within a framework of Jewish law. 

Jewish Ensemble Theatre (JET) 

One of only two professional equity theatres in Oakland County, JET produces on its main stage both award-winning plays and plays making their world premiere or their pre-Broadway
debut. 

Jewish Gay Network (JGN)

The Jewish Gay Network of Michigan (JGN) works to increase the sensitivity of the Jewish and secular communities to the dignity of everyone, regardless of sexual orientation. 

Jewish Historical Society of Michigan

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan (JHSM) was founded in 1959 to preserve and commemorate our past for future generations. The only volunteer organization dedicated exclusively to this purpose, the Society has amassed a storehouse of information about the events, traditions and lives of Jewish people throughout the state. 

The Matthews Sports Exhibit: Jewish Heroes & Other Legends

This impressive exhibit, from the collection of Dr. Robert Matthews, features memorabilia from leading sports stars, past and present.

Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation

The Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame is part of the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation (MJSF) and is housed just outside the Fitness Center of the JCC. The next time you are there, pause for a moment to notice the growing number of plaques honoring the inductees.

 

 

 

 

 

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