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The JCC was voted one of the best gyms in Orange County 4 years in a row! Come see why.

The Merage JCC includes a wealth of services and amenities, including a health and wellness center offering over 60 complimentary group exercise classes, boot camps, nutritional counseling, personal training, and spa services; a CA state licensed after school program offering a variety of enrichments for K-5, a teen center, gymnasium with two full-sized basketball courts, pool and aquatics center – home to the JCC Waves Swim Team, youth and adult theatre programs, art classes, summer day camps, and more!

Membership Information

We are a community center focused on enriching the lives of others through recreational, social, educational and cultural activities. Our programs and services celebrate family, foster health and well-being, embrace tradition, create friendships, and expand cultural horizons—all in a safe, positive, friendly and inviting environment. Membership at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County is open to everyone, regardless of race, religion or age.

Membership Categories

Membership to the Merage JCC requires an initial 12-month contract.
Center Membership includes use of the gym, fitness and aquatics centers, plus reduced fees for classes and programs.
• Couple/Family
• Single Parent/Unmarried Single
• Young Adult (18-30)
• 3 Month Summer (College Students Only)
Social Membership for adults 62+ includes social and cultural activities, reduced fees for classes and programs; excludes use of gym, fitness and aquatics centers.
• Couple
• Single

Become a Member Today!
Download and complete the application form below:
JCC Membership Application »

Facility Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Please note: the pool closes 1/2 hour before the Athletic Facility

Daylight Savings Time: The JCC closes at 6 p.m. on Fridays during the period that Daylight Savings Time is observed, March to November. When Daylight Savings Time is not on, the JCC closes at 5 p.m. on Fridays.

Scholarship/Financial Assistance
You may contact Marcia Clark (949) 435-3400 ext. 312 or email to learn more about scholarship/financial assistance. Scholarship funds are available through the generosity of our Sponsoring Members who ensure that membership is open to all.

Sponsoring Memberships
Ask us how to become a sponsoring member of the JCC and provide scholarship/financial assistance to families in need. Your donation is tax-deductible, less the value of your membership.

Level   Pays For
Platinum $4,800 (4+ families)
Diamond $3,600 (3+ families)
Gold $2,400 (2 single parent families)
Silver $1,800 (1 family)

You Belong Here!
The JCC is in the heart, mind and soul of everyone who enters our doors. We hope you decide to make the Merage JCC your “home away from home.”

JCC Policy Guide (for members) »

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