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 PM – 1 PM

Currently meeting via Zoom

$15 annual membership fee is waived until further notice


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

Book Club

Third Monday of each month

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Currently meeting 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.

Fitness for Seniors

Fitness and aquatics to help improve your strength, cardiovascular health, balance, and flexibility in a fun, welcoming environment. Part of the Silver Sneakers program? Enjoy Silver Sneaker specific 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 Jill Grossman at 757-965-6137 or jgrossman@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.