Annual Membership

*Monthly rates as of July 1, 2024

These rates apply to all members, except for those with a 2024 Summer Membership and those still in their first contractual year.


**Paid-in-Full options available

***Corporate Sponsor members recieve discounted rates

To join, or to schedule a tour, please call 330-867-7850 or stop by our facility during regular business hours. Why wait? Register online today!

All are Welcome! 

At The J, we open our doors to everyone, including people of all backgrounds, religions, abilities and sexual orientations, and interfaith couples and families. If you're not already a member, we invite you to join us and find out why you belong at The J! 

Registration Fees

Registration fees are payable at the time you join. Corporate workplace discounts may apply.



Older adults may take advantage of SilverSneakers®, the nation’s leading exercise, health and wellness program, at The J! ​Individuals (65+) who are Medicare-eligible may qualify for SilverSneakers® and receive a senior adult membership to the JCC at no additional cost. Learn more...


Optum Fitness Advantage

With Optum® Fitness Advantage, from UnitedHealthcare®, it’s easy to keep your fitness routine fresh and fun. At the J, you'll have access to a variety of exercise classes, fitness equipment and social activities. And, you can become a member at no additional cost to you. Learn more...


Financial Assistance 

Recognizing the need to service all members of the entire community regardless of their ability to pay the full cost of programs or membership, the Shaw JCC of Akron offers financial assistance to those in need. Through Families Supporting Families, our annual giving program, we are able to offer support and scholarships based on demonstrated financial need.  We understand that asking for assistance may be difficult; therefore, we strive to make the process as easy, confidential and fair as possible. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please download the form HERE, or ask a member service associate for an application. ​Click here for a helpful guide on scholarship procedures based on income level.


Cancellation Policy

We hope you will not need to cancel your membership to the Shaw JCC. However if you need to do so, please complete our Membership Cancellation Form and submit to our front desk 30 days' prior to cancellation.