SAT, MAY 18: Water supply will be temporarily off from 6-11am


Welcome to the


on the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus
of the Tidewater Jewish Community

A welcoming environment for friends, family, & community to gather.

With a diverse range of artistic, cultural, and educative programs.

And heaps of activities for physical and mental wellness.

Tidewater's tastiest Kosher cuisine – The Cardo Café featuring The Humusiya







Arts & Ideas

Learn about upcoming events, including the inspiring Lee & Bernard Jaffe Jewish Book Festival, Virginia Festival of Jewish Film presented by Alma and Howard Laderberg, Israel Today, Israel Fest presented by Avraham and Karen Ashkenazi,and the Leon Family Gallery.




Sign-up and partake in one of our many community-based athletic programs, with something for all ages. Whether it’s youth basketball, swim lessons, Maccabi games, or pickleball, we’ve got you covered.



Seniors & Active Adults

From our monthly Senior Club meet-ups, luncheons and speakers, to card games, karaoke and pickleball, we’ve got something for every adult at the JCC. Bring a friend, come to meet new people, or volunteer to be a literacy mentor — and so much more!



Jewish Innovation

You’re never too young or experienced to continue the learning experience. Jewish Innovation includes educative programs from our Konikoff Center For Learning, Melton School, our youth reading programs — PJ Library & PJ Our Way, and more.



Children & Family

The JCC fosters a safe, inclusive environment for families of all types in Tidewater. Here you can find information on events like our Sunday Fun Days, kids' classes, holiday happenings, Kids Night Out, and more.  




From collegiate sports teams, to yoga classes, group aquatics or Silver Sneakers, our state-of-the-art wellness facility is unparalleled in Tidewater. Expert trainers and a safe, comfortable environment to workout and maintain good health.






Camp JCC and Year-round Youth Engagement 

Our well-rounded day camp experience offers children and teen an unforgettable program. Led by our renowned Director of Camp and a highly-engaged staff, Camp JCC is comprised of a diverse group of children (from Tidewater and well beyond!) that make lifelong friendships and build camaraderie. Plus, Winter and Spring Break sessions — and off-season events like holiday parties, Kids Night Out and more give the Camp JCC community ample time to reconnect throughout the school year.  



Interested in joining the best community in Hampton Roads?


We have year-round cultural and arts programming, wellness events, and volunteer opportunities. From helping set up at Israel Fest or a film screening, to joining an art class or mentoring young readers who struggle with literacy — there truly is something for everyone!  

To set up a tour and meet with our Director of Member Experience, Leigh Ellard, click here.  


Schedule a tour or just learn more about all of our great programs, events, facilities, classes, and more at the Simon Family JCC!