Celebrations, fun activities, and opportunities to learn with friends are offered for adults of all backgrounds. With a multitude of options, our mission is to encourage senior adults to participate in educational, cultural, spiritual, fitness, and social programs to increase health, well-being, and connection to other individuals and the Jewish community.


Upcoming Events




Third Wednesday of each month, Room 238/239

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15 annual membership fee


Enjoy a meeting and catching up with friends over lunch while taking in a program! With membership, you will receive a monthly newsletter with updates and information about programming including United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC's Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival, Israel Today, Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film, the Konikoff Center for Learning, and much more!





Third Monday of each month, Kramer Board Room

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM • In-person or via Zoom • Price: Free


If you enjoy reading and discussing books with others, this group is for you. The discussions are lively, informative and at times, soul-searching. Join us!





Join us for a game of cards! Friendly or competitive, all skill levels are welcome. 

Bunco - First Monday of each month, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Klezmer Room

Bridge - First and third Tuesday of each month, 1:00 - 4:00 PM, Moss Room

Mah Jong - Weekly

  • Monday: 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Klezmer Room
  • Tuesday: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Room 237
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Moss Room
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Moss Room
  • Friday: 10:00AM - 3:00 PM, Klezmer Room

Mexican Train - Weekly

  • Friday: 1:00 - 5:00 PM, Moss Room


Knitting - Weekly

  • Tuesday:  1:00PM, Klezmer Room






Enjoy fitness and aquatics to help improve your strength, cardiovascular health, balance, and flexibility in a fun, welcoming environment. Are you a part of the Silver Sneakers program? 


Call 757-321-2338 and ask about our Silver Sneakers programs at the JCC. Find a class that’s right for you.




Kosher Meals on Wheels


Jewish Family Service provides the only Kosher Meals on Wheels in Tidewater. If you have a need or know of someone who does, please call 757-459-4640 for details.


Jewish Family Service of Tidewater


JFS is a premier social service agency, helping families and individuals through life's transitions since 1946.  JFS provides support with transportation, health needs, mobility requirements, emotional concerns, home management, and more. If you have a need or know of someone who does, please call 757-321-2222 for details.




The Simon Family JCC is proud to be a SilverSneakers® provider! SilverSneakers® is a health and fitness program designed for adults 65+ that’s included with many Medicare Plans. With insurance reimbursement membership, you can enjoy access to fitness classes, social programs, and more!


Call 866-584-7389 or Check Your Eligibility here.


Contact Us

Check the Community Calendar for adult programs and events throughout the year. 

For any inquiries regarding adult programming, contact Mia Klein, Program Department/Seniors Program Coordinator at MKlein@UJFT.org or (757) 452-3184.