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What, Where and When at the JCC

The JCC is Open!

To accommodate an enhanced schedule of cleaning and disinfecting, the JCC will be open:

Phase 2 Operating Hours

Squirrel Hill:
Monday through Thursday: 6 am-8 pm
Friday: 6 am-6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am-1 pm

South Hills:
Monday through Friday: 6 am-6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am-1 pm


Squirrel Hill Members Please Note: Beginning Monday, November 30, access to the Kaufmann building will be only through the Forbes Avenue entrance.
This change will be in effect during the renovation of the Centerfit entrance to enhance facility safety and security.


Questions? Email [email protected] or call 412-521-8010

On Site Schedules - Fitness

JCC Fitness is Open

Facilities are available for Cardio, Weight Training and Personal Training (one on one)

Social distancing:

  • Fitness equipment has been reconfigured for social distancing.
  • Additional fitness areas have been created for social distancing.
    Squirrel Hill: Kaufmann Gym
    South Hills: Social Hall.
  • Separate areas have been created for one-on-one personal training.

Room capacities in accordance with CDC guidelines

Clean equipment: Members are required to wipe equipment before and after use. Disinfecting Stations have been set up throughout the facilities.

Towels: No towel service; please bring a towel.

Water: Water fountains turned off; water bottle refill is on. Please bring your own water bottle.

Timed workouts: We ask that you work out no longer than 45 minutes in each area – pool, cardio, strength training.

Masks required at all times

Personal Training

  • Current clients can schedule with their Trainer.
  • New clients – Please contact Laurie Wood (Squirrel Hill) or Elaine Cappucci (South Hills) to get started.
  • We continue to offer Virtual Personal Training.

Bathrooms are available in general locker rooms, on the Main Floor in Squirrel Hill and in the Lobby in the South Hills.

Fitness facilities are open for individuals age 16 years and older or 13 years and older who have passed their Teen Certification.

Senior Adult Fitness

  • Online virtual classes are available. Click HERE for schedule

100 Days of Summer

  • Learn more about this annual Fitness Challenge! Click HERE

On Site Schedules - Aquatics


Indoor Swimming Pools for Lap Swim, by reservation only through MINDBODY (click HERE for log-in and info).

Pool Schedules 

Reservation only through MINDBODY (click HERE for log-in and info) for 45-minute sessions.

Locker rooms and showers closed except for a small changing area accessible after swimming.

Please wear swim suit prior to entering the building.

Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled swim time.

Bathrooms are available in general locker rooms, on the Main Floor in Squirrel Hill and in the Lobby in the South Hills.

Belongings can be left in designated space on the pool deck upon entering.

Social distancing enforced in the pool and on the pool deck.

One swimmer per lane.


When can I reserve a swim time?

You can reserve up to 2 days before the swim time. For example, to reserve a time on June 18, you can sign up starting at 12 am June 16.

Please note: Members can only sign up for one 45-minute session per day.

What is the schedule for swim times?

All swim times will start 15 minutes after the hour and will run for 45 minutes.

On weekdays, sessions begin at 6:15 am and the last swim time begins at 5:15 pm.

Since the locker rooms are closed, how do I dress to swim and then change out of my wet swimsuit?

Come dressed in your swimsuit. After you swim, you will be able to use the locker room to change into dry clothes only.  Please note that showers are not available.

Can I reserve a lane to share with my partner or family?

No, only one person to a lane, even if they are in the same household. If a husband and a wife, or a family, want to swim at the same time, they each must have their own lane, so they will both need to sign up separately.

Will you take walk-ins?

A 15-minute grace period will be extended for members who have reserved a lane. After that, a walk-in is free to take their lane for the remaining 30 minutes of the session.

Other Programs
J Cafe in Squirrel Hill
JCC Summer Camps
  • JCC Day Camps:  Click HERE
  • Emma Kaufmann Camp: Click HERE
Blood Donations
  • Schedule and reservations for Blood Drives at JCC facilities: Click HERE

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