Effective Monday, September 20, the Paperny Family JCC will be implementing the Restriction Exemption Program and will require all members and patrons of 12 years and older to have received at least their first vaccination on or before September 6, 2021 to enter the facility. Upon entry, proof of one of the following must be shown:

  • Government-issued proof of COVID-19 double vaccination (between September 20 and October 25, proof of a single dose will be accepted as long as the dose was given two or more weeks prior to attendance);
  • Proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed); or
  • Documentation of a medical exemption.

Fall program registration is now open. View the Program Guide


Our Steven Blitz Aquatics Centre consists of a 25 meter, 5 lanes salt water pool, a hot tub, a dry sauna and a steam room. We offer a vast variety of activities that include swimming lessons, lane swim, open swim and aqua fitness classes. Two lifeguards are scheduled to guard the aquatics area to ensure a clean and safe environment.

We are now offering pre-booked 45-minute and one-hour lane swim and one-hour family swim as well as pre-registered aqua fitness classes. A lane will be assigned to you by the lifeguard and lanes will be shared with other guests. Up to four people are allowed for family swim.

At this time, the sauna will remain closed.

Arts & Culture

The Calgary JCC’s Arts and Culture Department is dedicated to arts and culture programming to foster expression, creativity, and a connection to Jewish and Israeli culture for Calgarians of all faiths. Our programming provides learning and entertainment opportunities through art, dancing, music, community celebrations, and Jewish culture in a spirit of multi-culturalism and diversity.


We are an accredited daycare, our philosophy is learning through play, Reggio inspired and part of the Sheva learning community. Children learn through experiences of sensory, movement, listening, and observing in a supportive, enriched and respectful environment based on the interest of the children. Teachers build on children's curiosity and competence, to help them to fulfill their vast potential. Our classrooms are set up to promote interaction, collaboration, and cooperation. Children can express themselves through open ended art, such as drawing, painting, modeling, sculpting, music and dance.


Calgary JCC offers summer, PD Day (CBE, CCSD and Jewish), as well as seasonal camps throughout thel year. These camps are offered to children ages 4-10 years old. Our camps offer a variety of activities such as swimming, baking, and gross motor play throughout the day.


The Calgary JCC offers a wide array of children’s programming to suit your familie needs. Programs are offered to children between the ages of 2 and 12. Get your 2 year olds socializing and active in Time for 2s, an early jump on schooling with Ready Set 3s and KidStart Literacy, or supplement your care needs with our Kids R Us and Beyond the Bell programs.


The JCC fitness centre offers Personal Training, Small Group Fitness Classes and over 20 pieces of cardio equipment with a strenght machines and free weight as well as our functional training studio the 'J Fit Factory'

Golden Age

Make the young ones jealous by enjoying company in our Golden Age Lounge with comfortable seating, quiet atmosphere, cable TV, and plenty of card games or Mah Jong going daily. Not one for playing games? Well, we also have guest speakers, different clinics such as flu shots or hearing screenings. There are also a number of programs specific for seniors, in the pool, in the gym, and special field trips around Calgary and the mountains!


A JCC membership is more than access to a gym. It is a chance to be part of a great community! Where everyone belongs! Your membership includes free Aquafit and Group Exercise classes, use of the pool and weight room, early registration and discounts on JCC programs and so much more!


Whether you are a little kid, medium-sized kid, or big kid (a kid at heart), the JCC offers sports and rec programs that fit your schedule. No experience necessary, our programs are open to people of all skill levels from amateur to those that think they are pros.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our programs, membership or how to register.

How to Register

You can now register for many of our classes online. Need some help setting up your account or registering?View our help sheets