COVID-19 & Cleaning Protocols

The Mayerson JCC remains committed to continuing service during the COVID-19 pandemic in as safe a way as possible. Throughout the pandemic, we have remained true to our mission of connecting people so that they can live happier and fuller lives, creating a more vibrant Jewish community.

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We are doing that by delivering nearly twice as many meals as previous years, continuing to offer vital socialization programs for our seniors, offering arts and Jewish life programming, and providing education, enrichment, and childcare for children through the Early Childhood School and Camp at the J. Our fitness and aquatics facilities are fully open, giving our community access to a safe, clean exercise environment. 

All facilities are currently open and programs running, with some additional safety protocols in place, which are marked by signage throughout the building and sent to members through email updates. 

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Questions about COVID-19

Please contact us if you have questions about COVID-19 safety protocols at the J, programs, or operations during the pandemic. 

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Building Hours During COVID-19

Some of our building and J Cafe hours have changed because of our response to COVID-19. Use this link for our current hours of operation for all of our facilities. 

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Our Community Responds 

Our COVID-19 HOTLINE is available for use across our entire Jewish community. THIS ONE NUMBER gives callers access to: emergency food support, counseling, job services, home care for older adults, general information, and more. The hotline is being managed by Jewish Family Service and all information will be kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. While we may not be able to solve every need in the community, we are deeply committed to doing our best. Please call us if you or a loved one has a need—great or small—or could simply benefit from a friendly conversation. Call 513-766-3333 or fill out the online form. 

Work Out, Worry-Free

Your health and safety is our top priority. The J exceeds the CDC and Ohio Department of Health’s cleaning protocols and social distancing regulations. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation to abide by the regulations set in place.

FAQs

What changes have been made to ensure the health & safety of members & guests within the facility?

The J exceeds the CDC and Ohio Department of Health’s cleaning protocols and social distancing regulations, some of which include:

  • Contactless, thermographic camera takes temperatures of all staff and members upon arrival
  • Fitness classes being offered in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations
  • Reservations required for certain activities such as Gymnasium time slots, pool reservations, and select Group Ex classes
  • Equipment is spaced generously throughout our facility to ensure safe social distances are maintained.
Who will be screened before entering the J?

Everyone! Any person who walks through our doors will have their temperature taken through our state-of-the-art thermographic camera which is contactless and highly accurate; this includes members (both adults and children), staff, vendors, and volunteers.

Will everyone (including staff) be required to wear a mask in the building?

Face coverings are required for everyone over age 5 while in the building at all times. Members and staff are required to wear a face covering throughout the entire building excluding when they are working out, swimming, showering, eating, drinking, or socially distanced in the courtyard.

Those who have trouble breathing or are unable to remove a face covering without assistance are exempt from the mask requirement. Please note that alternative face covering protocols may be in place for children participating in specific JCC programs.

If you are not able to wear a face covering, please alert us before making your appointment so we can manage your health and safety needs.

Will Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & sanitizer be available to members and users?

Hand sanitizer stations and cleaning wipes have been set up throughout the building. Members should arrive with their own masks.

Will food service, locker rooms, bathrooms, & water fountains be available?

The J Café is open with new menu items added for you to enjoy during your visit at the J or by ordering online for pick-up!

Locker rooms are available and are cleaned regularly, and towel service is available once again. We ask that you still socially distance and wear masks in the locker rooms when you aren’t showering. Bathrooms are open and water fountains have ben reopened.

Are there classes & programs I could participate in from home?

Yes, we have shifted many of our fitness classes to be available online. Check out hundreds of prerecorded and live workout classes on our Facebook Group called J Cincy Fitness Community, accessible through our Mayerson JCC Facebook Page.

Do you offer any workout classes outside?

Yes, as weather permits. We built an Outdoor Fitness Tent located at the J parking lot that is accessible except during the winter months. We also are offering new classes at Amberley Park right next to the Police Station, weather permitting.