Holiday Hours

Learn more about the Jewish Holidays here.

January

New Year's Day
Monday, January 1 – Closed all day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 15 - Regular hours

Tu B'Shvat
Wednesday, January 31 - Regular hours

February

Mardi Gras
Saturday, February 10 – Close at 5:00 PM 
Sunday, February 11 – Close at 5:00 PM
Monday, February 12 – Close at 5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 13 – Closed all day

President's Day 
Monday, February 19 - Regular hours

March

Purim
Thursday, March 1 - Regular hours

Erev Passover
Friday, March 30 – Close at 5:00 PM

Passover
Saturday, March 31 – Closed all day

April

Passover
Sunday, April 1 – Closed all day

Passover
Friday, April 6 – Metairie open at 1:00 PM / Uptown open all day

Passover
Saturday, April 7 - Regular hours

May 

Lag B'Omer
Thursday, May 3 - Regular hours

Mother's Day
Sunday, May 13 - Regular hours

Shavuot
Sunday, May 20 - Closed all day
Monday, May 21 – Regular hours

Memorial Day
Monday, May 28 - Regular hours
Uptown Outdoor Pool - 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Metairie Outdoor Pool - 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

June

Father's Day
Sunday, June 17 - Regular Hours

July 

Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4 – Offices and Camp Closed
Fitness Center open from 8:30 AM - 6:45 PM
Uptown Indoor pool open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Adults Only)
Uptown Outdoor Pool - 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Metairie Outdoor Pool - 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Tisha B'av
Sunday, July 22 - Regular Hours 

September

Labor Day
Monday, September 3 - Offices Closed
Fitness Center open from 8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Uptown Indoor pool open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Adults Only)
Uptown Outdoor Pool - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Metairie Outdoor Pool - 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 9 – Fitness Center closes at 5:00 PM
Uptown Pools close at 4:30 PM
Metairie Pool -10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Rosh Hashanah
Monday, September 10 – Closed all day
Tuesday, September 11 – Closed all day

Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre)
Tuesday, September 18 – Offices & Fitness Center close at 5:00 PM
Uptown Pools - close at 4:30 PM
Metairie Pool - Closed

Yom Kippur
Wednesday, September 19 – Closed all day

Sukkot
Monday, September 24 – Closed all day
Tuesday, September 25 – Metairie open at 1:00 PM‚ Uptown open all day

October

Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 1 – Closed all day

Simchat Torah
Tuesday, October 2 – Metairie open at 1:00 PM‚ Uptown open all day

Columbus Day
Monday, October 8 - Regular hours

November

Veteran's Day
Sunday, November 11 - Regular hours

Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22 – Closed all day
Friday, November 23 - Offices closed.  Fitness Center open regular hours.

December

Chanukah
Sunday, December 2 - Monday, December 10 - Regular Hours

Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24 – Close at 5:00 PM

Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 25 – Offices closed. Fitness center open 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

New Year's Eve
Monday, December 31 – Close at 5:00 PM

EVENTS
NEWS
FITNESS CLASSES

National Coloring Book Day

We love to celebrate here at the JCC, and we also look for any opportunity to be creative. Join us for a coloring break in The Nosh of the Uptown JCC for National Coloring Book Day on August 2. We’ll have a table with crayons and JCC-themed coloring sheets. Can’t make it to the JCC? Download and print our coloring sheets. We’d love to see your artwork, so be sure to tag us and use hashtag #nojcc on social media!

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Finding Your Fit Foods

Creating a lifestyle, rather than a diet, will give you the flexibility to make healthy choices while still enjoying what you eat. Sometimes the hardest part about eating healthfully is simply knowing what will taste good without packing on the pounds. Check out some of the healthy recipes recommended by Metairie Wellness Director Alexis Boudreau to get started and get cooking!

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Alon Shaya Lead 2018 Kindness March

New Orleans JCC campers kicked off summer 2018 by spreading kindness at the second annual Kindness March, held June 7 at the Uptown JCC. Famed chef Alon Shaya and his wife Emily, along with the New Creations Brass Band, led the march around the JCC’s historic building on St. Charles Avenue.

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JCC Dedicates New Expansion

It was "A Sweet Celebration in Song" on May 24 as the JCC dedicated its new $9 million dollar expansion.  Featuring a performance by Azi Schwartz, the internationally recognized cantor from the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, the event brought the community together to celebrate the new addition to the Uptown JCC and recognized and honored the lead donors who made the expansion possible. 

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