Adults at the J

Adults at the J events are geared towards adults who are 18 years and over. Enjoy fun group outings to sporting events, shows, and museums. Enjoy behind-the-scenes culinary events and a variety of programs that promote personal enrichment, enhancement of new skills, creative expression, and social connections.

For more information, or to register for events, please call 610.435.3571 or stop by the JCC Welcome Desk.




Jewish Film Nights at the J

  • Tuesday, January 28: The Samuel Project  |  7:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 18: Shoelaces  |  7:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 24: Film TBD
  • Tuesday, May 18: Film TBD
  • Tuesday, June 16: Film TBD

Jewish Film Nights at the J brings you thought-provoking, entertaining, and educational films. There will be one film shown on one night each month with a brief introduction and opportunity to stay after for discussion. All films will be shown at the JCC.

Contact: Brenda Finberg ([email protected])

Glassblowing Class

  • Wednesday, February 5
  • 10:00am - 12:30pm
  • at the ArtsQuest Glass Studio Located at the Banana Factory Arts Center 25 West 3rd Street Bethlehem, PA 18015
  • Price: $80
  • Ages 18+

All participants will make one piece of glass art. Program limited to 12 participants. Price includes class, snacks, and drinks

Click here to register or call the JCC Welcome Desk at 610.435.3571.

An Evening with Dr. Ruth

  • Thursday, April 23
  • 7:00pm
  • at the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • General Seating - $36.00  |  Plus Seating - $54.00  |  Premium Seating - $72.00
  • Ages: 18+

Join us as we host Dr. Ruth Westheimer for an evening of questions and conversation. Selected clips from the new documentary, "Ask Dr. Ruth," will be shown, followed by a moderated conversation about her personal and professional life. "Ask Dr. Ruth" will be screened in its entirety at a preceding event on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Click here to get tickets or call the JCC at 610.435.3571
Tickets will be available at will call

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New Year, New Resolutions?

  • Sunday, February 9
  • Price: $30/Person

Join Amanda Tressler, CYT 200 and chiropractor Dr. Indy Ishaya in a one-of-a-kind experience to better understand your body, how it works and moves, and how to care for it. 

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])

Mindful Movement Workshop: Dealing with Barriers to Mindfulness

  • Sunday, February 23
  • Price: $20/Person

We will begin with a body scan followed by mindful movement postures. Please arrive with an open mind, open hearts, and dress comfortably.

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])

Spring Clean Out Restorative Yoga

  • Sunday, March 1
  • Price: $20/Person

Join Amanda Tressler, CYT 200 for a guided yoga and meditation workshop designed to clear your mind.

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])



Aqua Jogging 

  • Mondays, Wednesdays  |  10:00am - 11:00am

Aqua Jogging is a unique exercise class that used aqua belt flotation devices to allow the swimmer to run in place in the water.

Deep Water Aqua Exercise

  • Mondays, Wednesdays  |  11:00am - 12:00pm

This class is a great way to exercise without putting excess strain on your joints and muscles.

Silver Splash

  • Mondays, Thursdays   |  12:00pm - 1:00pm

Silver Splash offers fun, shallow-water movement to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. 

Aqua Aerobics

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays  |  11:00am - 12:00pm

Aqua aerobic exercise can help increase your energy, flexibility, stamina, and strength.

Aqua Yoga

  • Fridays  |  11:00am - 12:00pm

A certified instructor will guide the class through balance and gentle stretching poses.



  • Mondays - Fridays  |  12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Price: $3/Game | JCC Members: $1/Game

Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. The game is played with a paddle and a wiffle ball on a short court. No prior experience is necessary. Equipment will be provided.


Yiddish Club

  • Tuesdays 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • JCC Members: Free

Share your love for songs, stories, humor, food - in Yiddish (English translations included, in case you know just a "bisl"). Light refreshments provided.

Mah Jongg

  • Wednesday, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • JCC Members: Free

Join us for a game or two of Mah Jongg during the week. Light refreshments are provided.


Poker Club

  • Wednesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Starts January 15)
  • Price: $70  |  JCC Members: $60

A six-week league (tournament format). Qualifying rounds followed by league championship and prizes. Players must arrive by 7:30pm to be dealt in.

Contact: Terrence Baker ([email protected])



















The JCC of the Lehigh Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The JCC welcomes people from all walks of life. While we look at our program goals and objectives through a Jewish lens, we do not discriminate on the basis of economic, racial, cultural, ethnic, religious, linguistic or physical differences. We are open to all regardless of sexual orientation or political beliefs.

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