Inclement Weather Policy

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Bender JCC Weather Alerts

  • The Bender JCC makes every effort to remain open during inclement weather.

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Find out about pool closures, weather delays/closures and group exercise cancellations first!
If you have opted out to receive text alerts from the Bender JCC and would like to receive them again, text 355KZV to 24587.

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Please see codes below that address specific weather situations. If you have a question regarding preschool schedules and programming changes, check our website, call 301-881-0100 after 7:00 AM, or watch your local TV station.


When the preschool is cancelled, J Play programs are cancelled. When the preschool delays, J Play programs are on as scheduled.


When Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are delayed or not in session, Coming of Age, ESOL and Senior Satellite Programs will also be cancelled.

TV Stations

The Bender JCC of Greater Washington coordinates closing and delay announcements with NBC 4, CBS 9 and WTOP.