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Facility of the Month: July 2020

JCC of Greater Columbus

Columbus, Ohio


The JCC of Greater Columbus is a human service agency offering a variety of programs that are Jewish in nature. The JCC is committed to enhancing the quality of individual and family life through the promotion of physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. It provides educational and cultural programs that reflect Jewish heritage, health-related activities and many services to the community at large. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.


With a fitness center of over 70,000 square feet, the JCC of Greater Columbus has much to offer, including, but not limited to:

  • 48 new cardio equipment pieces.
  • Two Rogue Fitness racks that can accommodate eight lifters.
  • 17 selectorized machines, plus two full sets of dumbbell and multiple benches.
  • TrackMan Golf Simulator.
  • Three-mile outdoor obstacle course with 30 obstacles.
  • Private training studios.
  • A Reformer for Pilates.
  • Ignite — small group training featuring the new Queenax functional training unit by Precor.


The JCC nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through programs and services, the JCC provides comfortable and inviting environments in which the community can thrive.

Programming highlights include:

  • Virtual fitness classes and personal training with an on-demand library.
  • Outdoor classes — spinning, yoga, Pilates, dance and high-intensity interval training (HIIT).
  • Personal training in private rooms.

Fun Facts

  • The JCC of Greater Columbus was established in 1913 and has been in its current location since 1950.
  • We have over 6,500 members.
  • We are a Jewish institution, built around core Jewish values, and we are open and welcoming to all.
  • In addition to a fitness facility, we have three early childhood services sites, two camp sites, and senior adult programming, including a congregate meal site.
  • We had to pivot a lot of our programming during the COVID-19 pandemic, including our cultural arts programming, which we have tried to move to a virtual format.
Bobby Dyer

Bobby is the former editor of Community Rec Magazine.

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