Membership at the JCC


Meet a friend. Work your muscles. Flex your mind. See a play. Breathe deeply. Help a child. Learn to paint. Celebrate life. Splash. Study. Sweat. Think. Engage.

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan is your urban oasis on the Upper West Side. Offering more than 1,200 programs every season, our spectacular 14-story complex creates a community where people, across all backgrounds and generations, can learn, play, and connect.

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Membership Plans + Benefits


The JCC is proud to offer membership packages and rates specific to individual adults; families of two, three, and more; as well as seniors, students, teens and young adults. Short-term memberships and monthly options are also available. Additionally, we can customize a membership to best suit your needs. We are always happy to design a combination package just for you and your family. Our four membership types are as follows (click on the type for more information about each):

Visit the Membership Office in our lobby, or give us a call at 646.505.5700 to discuss the details of your new membership or make changes to an existing account. Educator/military discounts available with proper identification.

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How, When, and Where to Join

There are three ways to join as a Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan member. Please be mindful of our program registration, cancellation, and credit transfer policies detailed below before you register.

In Person: The JCC Membership Office is located in the lobby at 334 Amsterdam Ave. Hours are Sun, 10 am-5 pm; Mon-Thu, 9 am-5 pm; Fri, 9 am-4 pm.

By Phone: Call 646.505.5700 during the hours listed above.

Online (Community memberships only): Click here to purchase.

To register for classes online, you must set up an account in advance. Click here to begin. Payment by Visa, M/C, or Amex is accepted.

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Cancellation Policy

For paid in full and monthly paid memberships:
If members move outside of the Upper West Side the JCC will allow membership termination with satisfactory proof of new residence. The Upper West Side is designated as the neighborhood between Central Park and the Hudson River, and West 59th Street and West 110th Street. A $150 cancellation fee will be billed if members cancel prior to having paid 5 full months of membership or if they move within the Upper West Side.

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Financial Aid

Limited scholarships are available for membership. To request a financial aid application form, please email All requests are strictly confidential. 

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