A place for play, community, and inclusion

Even with exceptional fitness, recreational, education, and social programs – sometimes the most meaningful thing the JCC does in serving its mission is simply offering a place for the community to gather.

Especially on a cold, Milwaukee winter day!

Open to the entire community, CAFA B DATA – the community’s only full service kosher meat cafe – managed by local restaurant company Ferrante’s – serves delicious meals all year, and ensures that the entire community, no matter the dietary restriction, has access to good food at reasonable prices. More than just a restaurant, CAFA B DATA is a demonstration of the JCC’s commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse community in an inclusive setting.Visit Ferrante’s CAFA B DATA Facebook page to find daily specials. Find cafe hours here.

The Guten Family Discovery Center (your child may refer to it as “The World of Wow”) is an indoor play area open to all neighborhood families. With a soft surface floor, interactive climbing area, and open space to burn off your child’s extra energy – and a great place for mom or dad to grab a cup of coffee and catch up with a new friend.

The JCC Reading Room is available for private study, with a full array of new and classic books, recent publications, and a comfortable environment to catch up on your tasks.

Looking to hold a private event or meeting? The JCC has a number of options – from the Daniel M. Soref Community Hall, the Glazer Family Board Room, and more for rental.

Questions about our community spaces?

Contact Alli Lardner, alardner@jccmilwaukee.org, at 414-967-8283.

After your first visit to the J!

Learn more about the programs and classes that are the next step after your first visit to the JCC.

Family Programs

More than just swimming lessons - there's no shortage of opportunities for your child to learn, grow, and build their own community!

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Hourly Childcare

Need an hour or two so you can take a fitness class or work with a trainer! Hourly Childcare has you covered!

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Camps

The learning doesn't stop in the summer! Learn more about our exception summer camps and programs for all ages and interests!

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