Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester | Kids Out and About Rochester

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

The JCC is a vibrant community center with state-of-the-art fitness, theatre, aquatics, and an array of programs and services for all ages. The JCC is the place for total wellness and provides sports and fitness programs, wellness services, early childhood education, before & after school care, summer camps, celebrations of Jewish holidays and traditions, and activities. The JCC is open and welcoming to all in the community.

The JCC is the place for all ages & backgrounds. Featuring a two floor fitness center, two full sized pools, gymnasium, children's play gym, splash pool, a kosher cafe, CenterStage Theatre, TYKEs Theatre and more.

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is ALL NEW. The facility has recently undergone renovations and a 26,000 sq ft expansion including two floors of fitness, a second pool and an outdoor splash pool. The JCC has a cafe with expanded hours and offerings as well as first rate programming and fitness. The JCC of today embodies a proud and exciting history of over 100 years. Few people in the Jewish community are without some connection to the JCC. It is a place where Jews and non-Jews of all ages and backgrounds, affiliations and practices, come together, and learn, play, and grow.

Early Childhood

Early Childhood: The JCC offers premier early childhood education at Wolk Children's Center, a separate facility directly connected to the JCC. Swim Classes: Spots fill up quickly, so sign your little ones for our fun and instructional swim classes today! Parties & Special Events: Whether you're planning a birthday party or a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, we have the facilities and packages to make your day special, personal, and easy. Theatre Young Kids Enjoy (TYKEs): Rochester's favorite children's theatre program performs right here at the JCC.

Youth & Teen

Swim Classes: Kids will enjoy learning everything from floating to diving in our heated indoor pool. Before & After School Care: Our program provides an amazing range of activities every day that engage, challenge, and excite kids. Summer Camps: Whether you're interested in day camp or overnight camp, summer is sure to be a thrill! Youth Programs: The JCC is a gathering place for youth and teens, offering programs to suit many interests and needs.  Youth/Teen Sports & Leagues: Do you enjoy sports?  These favorites and plenty more await you in the gym, so don't delay — drop by today! Birthday Parties: From climbing to splashing, we have a wide variety of themes and activities for your special day!


Family Events & Programs: Spend time together as a family at the JCC. Theatre Young Kids Enjoy (TYKEs): Rochester's #1 children's theatre program performs right here at the JCC's Hart Theatre. Birthday Parties: From climbing to splashing, we have a wide variety of themes and activities for your special day!


The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is a home for people of all backgrounds to grow and learn, and to care about and deepen their connections to one another. We offer a wide array of cultural, social, educational and recreational programs for adults of all ages and interests. Whether you're looking to get in shape, hone a skill, join a community or learn something new, you are guaranteed to find something to suit your needs and enrich your life. Events & Classes: There's always something going on here! Attend a general interest or parenting program, social interest group meeting, or more. Arts & Culture: Be entertained at our professional theatre or expand your skills in our art programs. TechAge Learning Center: Computer classes for adults, taught by adults. Learn to use a computer in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Fitness & Exercise: Choose from a variety of featured programs, group fitness, yoga/pilates, pilates group reformer, and group cycling. Looking for some help?  Try personal training or one of the pool programs. Sports: Participate in adult recreational sports such as basketball, pickleball, racquetball, and more. Health & Wellness: Rejuvenate with specialized fitness programs, massage, nutrition, and more.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Monday: 5:30 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 5:30 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:30 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 5:30 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 5:30 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Early childhood education, before and after school care, Red Cross swim lessons, recreation leagues, group exercise classes, personal training, youth fitness and more!

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