Fitness Center Member Covid-19 FAQs

Fitness Center FAQs

Is the JCCSF Fitness Center open for in-person workouts?

Yes. The JCCSF Fitness Center is open for all in-person activities. All our strength and cardio equipment are available for use without a reservation. High and low-intensity group fitness classes and outdoor, rooftop classes are also available to all members with a Full Access Membership. Please register online before joining a class. Sign up for classes online or come to the front desk for help with class registration. Pilates and Personal Training are also available to members.

Do I need to wear a mask at the JCCSF?

As of June 15…Fully vaccinated? Feel free to wear a mask if you want, but it is officially optional. For those of you who are not vaccinated, wearing a mask is required. This is while at the JCCSF as well as working out in the Fitness Center


You must wait 2 weeks after the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or 2 weeks after your first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Are the pool and locker rooms open?

The locker rooms will reopen for member use on Monday, July 5, 2021. Members also have access to lockers on the fitness floor. The new Gallanter Family Aquatics Center is scheduled to open in early October 2021.


We are excited that the locker rooms, showers, sauna and shvitz will reopen on July 5Mask policy will be the same as for members outlined above except masks will not be required for anyone while showering or in the sauna and shvitz. There will also not be any capacity limits or distancing requirements.

Why am I being charged membership dues?

Now that we’re open for all fitness activities, membership dues are being charged as usual. We’ve expanded our online and outdoor exercise classes to support you with more workout options from the comfort of your home. You can also access our live, on-demand and outdoor group exercise classes that are included in your membership dues. You can view the schedule online here. Check out all our available membership features here.  If you have additional questions, please reach out to us at

Can I continue taking online classes?

Yes. We’re happy you’ve been able to keep up with your workouts by taking classes virtually. Online group exercise classes are available to members with either a Full Access Membership or an Online Membership. Check out our online class schedule. 

Where can I find more information about joining online fitness classes?

You can visit our Online Classes FAQ page for detailed steps on how to participate in classes.

What can I expect when I return to the JCCSF Fitness Center?

You can expect attention to detail when it comes to our cleaning and safety best practices including regular cleaning throughout the day as well as staff in masks; our top priority is making sure you feel safe and are comfortable while at the JCCSF.


Yes, equipment will remain spread out for the moment. Over the next few months, we will slowly return to our pre-pandemic fitness equipment layout. We expect to be back to our pre-pandemic equipment placement after Rosh Hashanah in September.

What if I’m not ready to come back into the gym?

If you’re not quite ready to jump back into in-person fitness, we understand. We still offer over 25+ live group fitness classes per week and you can access our on demand fitness classes as well.  If you’re comfortable working out outside, join one of our outdoor group fitness classes every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

How do I pick up my locker contents?

If you’d like to pick up the contents of your locker please email to arrange a time.

How You Can Help

Your donations help staff, including those on furlough. We are making extraordinary efforts to concentrate our resources on caring for our staff and maintaining our readiness to reopen. You can help by donating to our JCCSF Resilience Campaign.

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