Why o why are there so many different spellings of the holiday?... Read More
For 18 years, the JCC has been committed to supporting the community at large in many ways.
This #GivingTuesday, please consider investing your time, talent, or treasure (money) in the JCC. We need your help to continue running and to expand programs such as those being offered by our Special Needs Department.
Recently, the JCC was honored by Special Olympics New Jersey for our commitment to the athletes and Special Needs Community. Please take a moment to read the nomination that lead to this honor and consider an investment in the JCC.... Read More
Camp Ruach in Bridgewater will be holding an Open House Monday, December 4 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Camp Ruach Staff will be providing tours, and the community is invited to attend. New registrations for JCC Camp Ruach will save $150/camper.... Read More
The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim Team is seeking a qualified assistant coach. Immediate opening. Coach practice groups on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 pm; work swim meets on select weekends.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting its 4th Annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs, Saturday, November 18 from 7-10 p.m. The Prom is open to adults ages 18 and older with special needs.
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Congratulations to Amy (Kessler) Mulcahy our October Fitness Staff Member of the Month!
Amy joined our Fitness Family in 2009 as a fitness floor attendant. Not long after, she became certified in Les Mills BodyPump (November 2010).... Read More
Laura is a great example of quality over quantity. Laura gives 100% during every workout. Never over training but always working to her full potential. Laura balances work, family and the gym with grace.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting the JCC Second Annual Special Needs Symposium, A Day of Learning for Parents and Professionals on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The Symposium will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Naseef.
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The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC), located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater, will be holding a Membership, Preschool, Summer Camp and After School Program Open House on Sunday, September 24 from 11am-2pm.... Read More
The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim Team is pleased to welcome two new full time coaches to the team, Kellyanne Tomasula and David White. The Bridgewater Tide Swim Team is located at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC).... Read More
Fitness Staff Member of the Month: Fred Shandor... Read More
Our JFIT June “Staff Member of the Month” is Aviv Wagner. Aviv started working for our facility in May 2009 and has made it his second home.... Read More
In 2017, JCCs across the country are celebrating 100 years of the JCC movement. What better way to celebrate than by dedicating each day between May 28 and September 4 to a fitness challenge?... Read More
Lag B'Omer is just a minor Jewish Holiday but it is rather interesting and mysterious. With many different reasons for the holiday, we've distilled the most common facts we could find about the holiday into this infographic for you.
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Shimi Kang, MD, is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist, researcher, author, and speaker who specializes in adolescence and addiction. She is the author of The Self-Motivated Kid: How to Raise Happy, Healthy Children Who Know What They Want and Go After It... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater, NJ will be sponsoring its 16th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing on Monday, June 5 at Raritan Valley Country Club, Bridgewater. Proceeds from the Golf & Tennis Outing benefit The JCC Scholarship Fund and Senior Nutrition & Wellness.... Read More
I post a lot of articles about the importance of play but we rarely talk about what that looks like in action. This morning, as I was observing one of the classrooms, I got to see the process of play in action.... Read More
Today, flags in Israel are flown at half-staff, and all Israel stands with bowed heads and tearful eyes in memory of the 23,544 soldiers and 3,117 civilians who made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure Israel's continued existence with security and prosperity. Today we all keep the families of the fallen in our hearts.... Read More
March 1, the JCC begins its third annual March Mitzvah Madness Campaign, our take on the NCAA College Basketball blitz. During the month March, we will be hosting events, raising money and raising awareness for local, National and International organizations.... Read More
The JCC is Hiring Swim Team Coaches
- Head Age Group Coach
- Swim Team Assistant Coaches
Spring semester is now in full swing; so, if you are a college student, you may already be thinking about what internship position you want to secure for the summer.
But instead of an internship, consider taking on a different kind of summer job – one at camp.... Read More
We love our community here at the JCC! We love you all so much, we are celebrating with an entire month of giveaways.
All you need to do to enter and win is tell us what make you feel good about our J.
Do one of the following things to enter daily:
- Complete a card in our lobby
- Tell us on Facebook by commenting on our daily posts.
- Mention us on Twitter @jccbridgewater using #jcclove
- Tag us in a photo on Instagram @jccbridgewater showing us what makes you feel good at the and use #jcclove
In an effort to better communicate with our members regarding weather related closings or other emergencies, our JCC is now using the Rained Out Text Message Alert System. Rained Out is being used in addition to JCC communications via social media platforms and our website. We recommend that all members with capabilities of receiving texts to subscribe to Rained Out. There is also an option to receive e-mail notifications through Rained Out.... Read More
What is LesMills GRIT®?
Les Mills GRIT is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout designed with short rounds of high-intensity exercise followed by periods of strategic recovery. The secret to ultimate results is not adding more workouts to your routine, but increasing their intensity. We recommend two HITT workouts a week as part of a balanced training plan.... Read More
This week at the J, Family Chanukah Party, Dr Fieda Birnbaum on Thought Provoking Thursday and...... Read More
In our final Storytelling Tuesday video, hear from Doron Steger, JCC Board Member and Past President, who knows first hand how important it is to give to the community, and -- who in this video -- shares his passion for the JCC.... Read More
This week at the J, the Differences between Judaism and Christianity, Thought Provoking Thursday: Serviving Stefi and Cyber Monday Specials.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center’s JCC Camp Ruach has received accreditation by the American Camp Association (ACA). Becoming ACA accredited confirms that JCC Camp Ruach strives to educate camp directors and staff about health, safety, and program quality to provide the most enriching experience for campers.
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This week at the JCC, 11/20 to 11/28.... Read More