Join in January for a $0 initiation fee!Read More
We’re now accepting applications for the 2017 summer from both Bender JCC members and non-members!Read More
Registration for Winter Programming is now open to all Bender JCC Members and the General Public.Read More
Applications are now open for all current Bender JCC families and the General Public!Read More
Registration is Now Open for Winter/Spring Programs. Check out our program guide today!
Start the year off right! Join in January and avoid the initiation fee!
January 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Experience all that our Health & Fitness center has to offer! Bring a friend for free!
January 19, 2017
Join our Director Ora Cohen Rosenfeld to learn more about Bender JCC of Greater Washington’s newly renovated Sondra and Howard Bender Early Childhood Center.
February 2, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Michael F. Shipley captures the beauty of Jerusalem, London and Tuscany.
February 2 - March 9, 2017
Tuesdays | 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Arts Expression will allow those with special needs to discover the world of the arts through various creative outlets!
December 1 - February 1, 2017
All Day, Every Day the Bender JCC is Open
Help keep children warm this winter and bring in new pajamas through February 1st.
Join the Bender JCC of Greater Washington for preschool-friendly challah making, activities, and a PJ Library story time in preparation for Shabbat.
January 23 - March 6, 2017
9:30 - 10:30 AM | Mondays & Fridays
Conquer the world of free weights in this women’s only program that targets multiple muscle groups at once!
February 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
It’s time for Jump Bunch at the Bender JCC with sports, fitness, arts & crafts and games for kids!
January 29, 2017
3:00 PM & 4:30 PM
The brilliant pianist Brian Ganz continues his quest to perform all of Frederic Chopin’s work.
January 29, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Swimmers 18 years and under are invited to compete in the 4th Annual Bender JCC Indoor Swim Meet!
February 7, 2017
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with a fun-filled morning of PJ Library® story time, songs, and exploration at the Curiosity Center inside the Meadowside Nature Center.
December 23 - January 29, 2016
Sherry Zvares Sanabria, the internationally renowned artist, illuminates profound moments in life.
February 20, 2017
9:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Enjoy a fun-filled day with everyone’s favorite, childhood building toys…Legos!
January 22 - May 7, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Seeds of Arts Alive is a new monthly program for four-year-old children transitioning to Kindergarten next year -Jewish Fun for Fours!
March 10, 2017
Families with young children are invited to Shabbat Shabbang, a program designed to create a community of new and old friends.
April 20 - May 25, 2017
Thursdays | 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Movement Matters welcomes those with special needs to a fun, movement-based program. Stretch & relax with yoga. Move to the beats with Zumba!
April 19 - April 20, 2017
Join us as we take on the sights and sounds of the most famous city on Earth!
June 26 – July 3, 2017
8 days in Israel. This Momentum trip is primarily designed for women who have children under 18 at home. Spots are going fast, sign up today!
We encourage everyone to seek meaning and fulfillment by participating in our rich programming inspired by our Jewish heritage.
We open our doors to everyone, including people of all backgrounds, religions, abilities and sexual orientations, and interfaith couples and families.
Inclusion permeates our Center. Inclusion is belonging.
Center Scene magazine is a monthly publication of community news, member stories, programs and events.
The Bender JCC is a neighborhood – a place to feel comfortable, make new friends and meet up with old friends.