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.

JCC Seniors Club

Third Wednesday of each month

12:00 PM – 1:30 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! 

JCC Book Club

Third Wednesday of each month

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.

Card Games

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


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

Mahjong - Every Monday of the month, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Mexican Train - Every Friday of the month, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Bridge - First and third Tuesday of each month, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM beginning in September

Fitness for Seniors

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 and ask about our Silver Sneakers programs here at the JCC. Find a class that’s right for you.


Check the Federation calendar for senior events throughout the year. For any inquiries regarding senior programming, contact Robin Ford at 757-321-2304 or RFord@ujft.org


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.