Membership Information

To join the JCCNS, contact Membership Director, Andrew Dalton, at or 781-476-9904

We’re celebrating our Top Honors in the Readers Choice Awards:

  • BEST Health Club for 8 straight years!
  • BEST Preschool for 8 straight years!
  • BEST Summer Camp for 8 straight years!

There are so many reasons to join the JCCNS! These are just some of the things we offer...

For Kids!

  • Our award-winning Early Childhood Program, voted BEST Regional Preschool by the Readers Choice Awards eight years in a row. We welcome children 2 months to 6 years old. Enrollment is open!
  • J Adventure, our after-school program with classes including Tae Kwon Do, Painting, Arts and Crafts, Pottery, Swimming, Tennis, Soccer, Homework Club, Music, Singing and more.
  • Award-Winning Summer Camps for Toddlers to Teens!
  • Swim Lessons, Sea Serpents, JCCNS L'il Lochs, and Jellies Swim Teams!
  • Personal Training with the area’s best!
  • For Fitness & A Healthy Lifestyle

  • Get Heart Healthy on our state-of-the art cardio equipment, including a NEW Helix Lateral Trainer, new rowing machines, new treadmills and more.
  • Swim laps in our beautiful Indoor and Outdoor Pools.
  • Shoot hoops in our gymnasium. Join our Hoop Leagues, too.
  • Play tennis on our lighted courts.
  • Get moving in our  80+ FREE Group Exercise classes, including TRX, DancEnergy, yoga, Zumba, BodyPump, Spinning, Pilates and more.
  • Personalize your workout with our experienced Personal Trainers.
  • Stay strong with our wellness offerings, including Reiki, massage and nutrition counseling.
  • Stop by our partner Spaulding Outpatient Center for the best physical therapy care.
  • Our Men's & Women's Health Centers

  • Private sun decks overlooking the Atlantic
  • Private lockers & showers
  • Towel service
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Lounge with TV, refrigerator and coffee
  • Beauty supplies & toiletries
  • Monthly and weekly gatherings
  • Learn Something New!

  • Enjoy international, award-winning movies at our Film Festival.
  • Sign up for our incredible adult education classes each season.
  • Meet famous authors at our Jewish Book Month each fall.
  • For Summer

  • Enjoy our beautiful Outdoor Pool Complex with cafe, playgrounds and more.
  • Come to our Family Summer activities at the Outdoor Pool.
  • Play Tennis on our lighted courts.
  • Send the kids to Summer at the J Camps, our award-winning camps for toddlers to teens.
  • Chai Benefactor Membership

    Chai Benefactor Membership is a way to support the JCCNS with your annual membership and includes a charitable contribution. An annual fee of $2,718 includes a tax-deductible charitable contribution, membership dues and Health Club membership fees. The charitable portion of your Chai Membership supports scholarships for preschool, inclusion, camp, and membership. Your Chai membership can be paid annually or monthly. In addition, Chai members enjoy these many perks:

    • Name listed on Chai Plaque in front lobby
    • Annual invitation to our donor appreciation event
    • Three guest passes to invite friends and family to the JCCNS
    • Gold key card
    • $100 gift card to use toward a variety of JCCNS programs or classes
    • JCCNS swag annual gift

    Special Membership Discounts

    All full-time public school employees for the towns of Marblehead & Swampscott receive 20% off JCCNS dues.

    All employees at North Shore Medical Center receive 20% off JCCNS dues.

    All active military and active police officers and firefighters for the towns of Marblehead,  Swampscott and Nahant receive a FREE individual membership.

    Please note:  Only a single discount can be apply to a membership at a time.

    Temple Member Offer

    Members of all local synagogues, who have not been members at the JCCNS for the last year, can now join the JCCNS for 50% off the first year’s dues. Temple Emanu-El and Temple Sinai in Marblehead, Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott and Temple B’nai Abraham in Beverly are partnering with the JCCNS and offering JCCNS members, who have not been affiliated with those synagogues for a year, 50% off their first year’s temple dues. For more information, contact your synagogue or the JCCNS at 781-631-8330. This is a one-year introductory offer. After the first year of membership, all regular temple and JCCNS dues will apply.

    Draft Freeze Policy

    Members may freeze their membership once in a 12 month period, for monthly increments of one to six months. Freezes can only be done by the month, starting from the first and ending on the last day of the calendar month. Requests to freeze a membership need to be made in writing by the 15th of the previous month. There is no fee to put a temporary freeze on a membership.

    New to the J click here to join

    (Prior members who wish to rejoin, please contact Membership Services at

    Please click below – you will be directed to a page to Register and fill out paperwork. Then, when you come to the J the first time, you will be asked to sign your contract, show your photo ID, take your JCCNS ID photo and receive your scan card.

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    If you are having difficulty accessing the registration page, please try using Internet Explorer/Edge, or contact Andrew Dalton at to sign up.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to add additional sub-members to your account, please contact Membership Services at 781-631-8330 for assistance.

    2022 Membership Rates

    Youth (Age 10-13)

    $22/ Month on Draft

    Teen (Age 14-18)

    $28/ Month on Draft

    Young Adult (19-26)

    $36/ Month on Draft

    Single Adult (27-69)

    $61 / Month on Draft

    1 Adult with Children (all children must be under 27 and live in the same household)

    $77/ Month on Draft

    2 Adults (no children)

    $101/ Month on Draft

    2 Adults with Children (all children must be under 27 and live in the same household)

    $108 / Month on Draft

    1 Senior Adult (70+)

    $50 / Month on Draft

    Senior Couple (one adult must be over 70)

    $73 / Month on Draft

    2022 Summer Membership Rates

    All children on this membership must be under 27 years  and living in the same household

    Summer Membership benefits:

    • Outdoor pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Group Exercise classes
    • Fitness floor
    • Open gym
    • Online fitness classes

    Purchase by 4/30/22


    Purchase by 5/31/22


    Purchase starting 6/1/22


    Membership Add-Ons

    Women's Health Center (adult)


    Men's Health Center (adult)


    Health Center Couple (adult couple)


    CHAI (all ages)

    Scholarships Available – The JCCNS welcomes individuals and families who are in need, to apply for financial assistance. Click here for more information.

    Refer a Friend!

    You love the JCCNS and all it offers members and the community. Spread the love! The JCCNS offers an attractive Refer-a-Member series.

    1st Referral = You receive a JCCNS athletic top or water bottle.
    3rd Referral = You receive a FREE month of membership dues.
    5th Referral = You receive a FREE month in Men's or Women's Health Centers.

    Medical Freezes

    A medical freeze can be requested in writing with a physician’s note stating that the member is unable to exercise for a certain amount of time. Medical freezes may be requested for up to six months, and if more time is medically necessary a new note from the physician is required. Freezes can only be done by the month, starting from the first and ending on the last day of the calendar month. There is no fee to put a medical freeze on a membership.

    Everyone's Welcome

    The JCCNS is a non-profit organization supported by active members and generous donors. Please support our community by making your tax-deductible gift today!