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Phone/Fax 716
787 Delaware Ave, Buffalo NY 14209
886-3145 / 886-1367
Sun: 8:30am-5:00pm/Mon-Thu: 6:00am-9:00pm/Fri: 6:00am-6:00pm/Sat: 8:00am-4:00pm
2640 North Forest Rd, Getzville NY 14068
688-4033 / 688-3572
Sun: 8:00am-6:00pm/Mon-Thu: 6:00am-9:00pm/Friday: 6:00am-6:00pm/Sat: 8:00am-4:00pm
(Date, i.e. YYYY-MM-DD)
Payment Method
Credit Cards, Cash, Checks are all accepted at the Jewish Community Center

The Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, also known as the JCC, offers workout facilities and Day Care services.

Mission Statement

"JCC where COMMUNITY is our middle name"

Background Information

The Jewish Community Center of Getzville (Benderson Building) is a place where members can interact with each other and meet new people. People come here to interact with their friends and family as well. This is a non-profit organization that accepts donations from our members and others outside of the organization. This facility is located on 2640 North Forest Road off the Audubon Parkway. The JCC is north of the University of Buffalo campus just west of Millersport Highway. Membership is easy to sign up for and the prices vary depending on who you are joining with. An easy way to find out more information about how to join is to access the website or call (716)-688-4033. The Jewish Community Center also offers tours of the entire facility before joining for no additional cost. The JCC is a great place to learn about Jewish culture and heritage and also become familiar with people who live around your area.

Membership Services

The benefits that come with this membership include unlimited use of our two locations in Amherst and Buffalo, state-of-the-art cardio and Cybex equipment and Olympic free weights, quick-start orientation programs (demonstrate proper warm-up and stretching techniques, instruct upper body and lower body Cybex machine exercises, teach proper breathing techniques, proper use of cardio equipment, demonstrate cool down techniques), group exercise classes, cycling, indoor pool, water aerobics, gymnasium – with basketball and volleyball, racquetball and squash courts, indoor walking/jogging track, steam room and sauna, outdoor pool, beach volleyball court, two outdoor tennis courts, Les Mills Body Pump, FLEXORCISE – water class conducted by the Arthritis foundation and Osteo-Fit (Osteoporosis prevention program). The discounts on membership that will remain until the end of September include.

Some of the things that the JCC offers include school and after-school programs for children. There are many classrooms located upstairs in the building. Other things that the Jewish Community Center offers, but aren’t included in membership are personal training in the fitness center and in the pool, massage therapy, swim lessons for children and adults early childhood center, vacation programs for children, babysitting, summer day camps, JCC transportation for senior members, outstanding cultural, educational and social programs, Jewish Repertory Theatre and two snack Bars.


The JCC has many corporate sponsors including their legacy Delta Sonic Car Wash Systems, benefactor Pinnacle Orthopedics, and UB Center for the Arts. Some of the Jewish Community Center’s patrons include, Aesthetic Associates Center, Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C., Harter, Secrest & Emery LLP, Lawley, M & T Bank and The Pepsi Bottling Group. Friends of the JCC that donate as well include, but aren’t limited to: Amherst Memorial Chapel, Inc, Arctic Fisheries Ltd., Autumn Creek, Windsong Place, StoneGate of Clarence and Renaissance Place Apartment Complexes, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Choice Employee Benefits Group LLC, Collingwood Construction, Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies, FWS- Factory Warehouse Sales, Hurwitz & Fine. P.C., Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, Mesnekoff Funeral Home, Inc., Northtown Automotive Companies, Reeds Jewelers/Jenss Décor, Rich Products Corporation, ROI Financial Group/David Oestricher & Marc Rosenthal, The Copy Store, The PCA Group, Inc.

Guest Policy

Guests are also welcomed at the JCC and if someone in your family or a friend is a member we are allowed the issue guest passes to them. A local member is allowed to purchase up to three guest passes per year. You must be sponsored by a JCC member and also bring a picture ID with you in order to use the facilities that we offer; pool, fitness center, gymnasium, etc.

Camp and Recreation

The three most popular camps at the Jewish Community Center in Getzville include Kiddie Camp where campers spend their days in our pools, singing, playing sports and other activities and creating beautiful art. The small, age appropriate groups help foster a well-built foundation for enduring friendships. The JCC’s well trained staff support self-sufficient growth and value the individuality in every child. Any child enrolled in this camp will obtain American Red Cross Swim lessons by certified instructors. There are half day and full day options available and camp begins June 28th and ends August 20th. Scooby Doo is an energetic half day sports clinic for boys & girls. The campers at Scooby Doo receive training in a variety of sports taught by specialists. The sports that are offered at Scooby Doo Camp alternate between tennis, soccer, basketball, and t-ball. Grades K-3 can participate in Scooby Doo. Scooby Doo camp begins on July 7th and ends on August 13th. Camp Centerland, located in Elma, Ny is a home away from home for a child. This camp is located on seventy eight acres of woods, fields and creeks for your child. As a traditional day camp, Camp Centerland offers seven structured program areas (Jewish cultural arts, arts & crafts, sports/games, nature, swimming, challenge course, performing arts) for campers to challenge themselves and explore the outdoors. Our programs take advantage of our beautiful setting to provide the summer of a lifetime.


If you need to workout and have to bring your child with you.. We can watch THEM for a low cost as a JCC MEMBER!

Fee: $3.50/per child per hour Fee: $1.75/per child per half hour

Benderson Family Building Hours

Days Sunday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information call: 716-688-4033

2010 Jewish Holiday Hours

Friday, September 17 Erev Yom Kippur - Center CLOSES 3:30 pm Saturday, September 18 Yom Kippur - Center CLOSED Wednesday, September 22 Erev Sukkot - Center CLOSES 6:00 pm Thursday, September 23 Sukkot - Center CLOSED Friday, September 24 Sukkot - Fitness/Aquatics OPEN Wednesday, September 29 Erev Shemini Atzeret - Center CLOSES 6:00 pm Thursday, September 30 Shemini Atzeret - Fitness/Aquatics OPEN Friday, October 1 Simchat Torah - Fitness/Aquatics OPEN

Regular Hours

(THE POOL CLOSES A HALF HOUR EARLIER THAN THE FITNESS CENTER) Monday: 6:00am-9:00pm Tuesday: 6:00am-9:00pm Wednesday: 6:00am-9:00pm Thursday: 6:00am-9:00pm Friday: 6:00am-6:00pm Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm Sunday: 8:00am-6:00pm


The Jewish Community Center is currently undergoing some changes and reconstruction. The facility in Getzville continues to remain open and accessible; however some of the things we offer aren’t usable during this period of remodeling. Some of these things include the gymnasium, indoor track, squash and racquetball courts, and the saunas/steam rooms. The JCC will have all new cardio equipment and weight training equipment, including benches, free weights and mats. This reconstruction won’t affect members from using our fitness facilities either. The goal is to have most of this project completed by the New Year.

Some of the equipment from the Fitness Center is located in alternate areas due to the reconstruction. Some of these equipment locations include, Cardio equipment and free weights in the auditorium, the Cybex equipment is now in the mat room. The Spinning classes are now located in Room 2 and the Pilates Studio is in Room 5.

The babysitting room is also now relocated to Room 3.