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Jewish Community Center of Allentown

The Jewish Community Center of Allentown sharpens the mind, strengthens the body and inspires the spirit of the entire community through social, education, recreation and wellness programs instilled with Jewish values, culture and traditions.

More than 90 years ago, the Jewish Community Center of Allentown was created to serve the needs of a growing Jewish community. We have established ourselves as a driving force in the social, cultural and educational life surrounding the greater Lehigh Valley. The entire community—families and singles, young and old—have come to play, learn, exercise, socialize and share in the cultural wealth of our community. The JCC has become our “neighborhood,” a place where Jewish and secular values and traditions can be shared actively in a warm, comfortable, vibrant environment.


The JCC serves more than 800 units and 2,500 members. We welcome you to tour our facilities, find out about our programs and become part of our extended family because YOU BELONG HERE®.



The JCC seeks to embrace the true spirit of community and is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life while fostering the spiritual, emotional and physical development of our members through all life stages and circumstances. We support Jewish values within our vibrant and evolving community. Our programming covers the diverse needs of our community from infants through our mature citizens.  




  • Full-service early education program, from infant daycare through preschool age.
  • The Zone offers an enriching afterschool program complete with transportation and classes for all ages and interests.
  • Stagemakers at the J, a theater production program for children of all ages.
  • Camp JCC, an eight week summer program at our picturesque 55-acre campgrounds in Center Valley



  • 30-station workout fitness center
  • Personal training and individualized attention
  • Free group exercise classes, including Body Pump, Body Combat, Zumba, Flexibility and Fitness Ball
  • Extensive swim program for children and adults, including an indoor pool and outdoor pool at Camp JCC
  • Sports leagues
  • Open gym
  • Celebrated basketball program



  • Trips, like to the Jewish Museum in Philadelphia
  • Community Israel celebrations
  • Annual Purim Carnival
  • Annual Jewish and Israeli film festival
  • Cabaret at the J and Stagemakers adult theater productions
  • Art gallery openings
  • Local musical acts and comedians
  • Family activities at the J and Camp JCC

The JCC of Allentown is open and welcoming to everyone.

Contact Us

702 North 22nd Street

Allentown, PA 18104