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Membership Benefits & Services

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Reactivate Your Membership Today

Are you a suspended member and are ready to come back to the J? You won’t be alone. Now that more and more people are vaccinated, literally hundreds of people of all ages are working out, swimming, attending classes, playing sports, enjoying personal training, and taking advantage of more and more fitness opportunities every single day – right here at the J.

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Fitness Center with Heart

We are a top rated, full featured Health and Wellness Center but we are so much more than a gym. Your membership dues go to our mission driven programs. Such as Meals for Seniors, Special Needs Programs and Scholarships.

JCC Membership Provides Access to:

State-of-the-art Fitness Centers

Pilates Studio

World Class Personal Trainers

Cycling Studio

Indoor Track

Indoor/Outdoor Aquatics Center

Outdoor Tennis Courts

Robust Complimentary Group Exercise

2 Indoor Basketball Courts

Discounts to JCC Programs

Luxurious Spa Center

Early Childhood Center

Membership for Everyone in the Community


Couples, parents and children up to the age of 25 who live at home.

Single-Parent Family

Unmarried parent and children up to the age of 25 who live at home.


Individuals, ages 12 and/or in grade 6 through age 18.


Individuals, ages 31+

Senior Individuals

Individuals, ages 72 and older.

Senior Couples

Couples, ages 72 and older.

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Upgrade to the Seiden Experience

The Seiden Wellness Center, a premium membership add-on, featuring the top-of-the-line equipment in a more intimate, personalized atmosphere.

Members in good standing may download and use the JCCOTP App to create an account for each individual in the membership household to schedule all visits to the JCC health & wellness facilities, book spaces in group exercise classes and personal and Pilates training.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Payment information for new members

Membership at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is an annual membership based on a twelve-month commitment when you join, renewing after the first year on your anniversary date and every year after on September 1. Payments may be made in full via check or credit card for the entire amount each year. Alternatively, those electing to pay monthly via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) or credit card will be charged August through July on an annual basis. The Board of Directors may elect to change the annual dues effective September 1 of each year, thus affecting the rate and/or processing fee for automatic one time or monthly payments.

Financial Assistance

No one is ever denied membership because of an inability to pay membership dues. If you have special circumstances, please call the Membership Director and request a confidential interview.

Click here for our financial assistance application.

If you have special circumstances or would like further information please call membership at 201-408-1448.

Terms & Conditions

The JCC reserves the right to cancel membership or terminate a member’s participation in a program without refund for any reason including:

  • Damage or destruction of JCC property
  • Theft
  • Failure to follow proper safety precautions and practices
  • Inappropriate behavior
  • Fighting
  • Failure to pay membership fees
  • Harassment of other participants, members or staff
  • Physical or verbal abuse, or use of profanity
  • Failure to follow policies set by the JCC
  • Using our facility to conduct private business

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is a participating agengy of the JCC Association, the umbrella organization for the JCC Movement, which includes more than 350 JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camp sites in the US and Canada. JCCA offers a wide range of services and resources and is the only U.S. government accredited agency serving our Jewish military personnel.

To contact the membership office please call 201.408.1448.