The mission of the JCA Fitness and Wellness department is to promote health and wellness within the JCA family and entire Jacksonville community.

With a JCA membership, you have access to the following gym resources:
  • State-of-the-art exercise equipment in a clean and modern environment
  • Accepting and friendly community that promotes health and fitness at all levels
  • Professional and certified training staff to provide advice, motivation and guidance
  • Group fitness, programming and special events for JCA valued members only
  • Accommodating membership prices

The JCA Fitness center features modern, upgraded equipment:

  • selectorized and plate loaded strength machines
  • Smith and cable machines
  • Ab/core area (chin/dip/leg raise, ab crunch, back extension)
  • free weights (including barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, power bands and chains)
  • cardio equipment (including treadmills, ellipticals, Arc Trainer, spin bike, rower, stepper)
  • stretching area (including mats, stretching tables, foam rollers)
  • strength accessories (including ab roller, gliders, resistance bands and tubes, stability balls, TRX)

The fitness component to your JCA membership includes a FREE fitness center orientation session with a personal trainer upon request. The orientation session provides instruction on how to use the cardiovascular equipment and set up selectorized strength machines. JCA personal training experts are eager to help members of all fitness levels. From beginner to experienced, JCA Fitness and Wellness supports you and your fitness goals!

To schedule your orientation session, stop by the Fitness Desk. Walk-ins are welcome.

JCA Group Fitness provides a safe, effective and positive exercise environment that focuses on helping members create a healthy lifestyle through a variety of group fitness classes. We offer more than 55 group fitness classes a week that are FREE to JCA valued members. We also offer complementary Kid Kare for those with Family Memberships during most group fitness classes to ensure you have time to join us without worrying about childcare.

JCA personal trainers are nationally-certified, and most have a B.S. degree or higher in exercise science or a related field. Our high-quality professional staff is dedicated to helping you reach your fitness objectives.

A JCA personal trainer can help you set goals, keep you motivated, set up a complete program suited to your individual needs and more. Our trainers ensure your safety by showing you proper technique and form while using the JCA’s upgraded gym equipment. They also ensure you receive the most of your workouts and training sessions to meet your goals. Working with a JCA personal trainer on a specialized fitness plan can improve your quality of life and increase your energy, strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.

For more information about personal training at the JCA, please contact Eiffel Gilyana at eiffel.gilyana@jcajax.org.

 

Personal Training Options

Personal Training: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. One member with a trainer.

Tandem Training: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. Two members with a trainer.

Pilates Reformer: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. One member with a trainer.

Small Group Training: 1 hour option only. Three to five members with a trainer.

Pilates Reformer training can transform your body’s performance and look by building strength, creating a long, lean body and improving flexibility, agility, stability and posture. No matter your abilities or personal goals, those interested in enhancing their personal fitness can enjoy what Pilates has to offer. Our team of Pilates Reformer trainers will work with you to develop a program that works best for you.

 

Pilates Reformer Trainers

Our trainers have years of experience with the Pilates method and are all certified Pilates Reformer trainers. Pilates Reformer training is located in a private studio that allows your trainer to work with you quietly and independently.

 

Reformer for Injury Rehabilitation and Elite Athletes

Pilates Reformer training is recommended by physical therapists and sports physicians as a safe and effective rehabilitation machine for those suffering from injury. No matter what kind of athlete you are, you can improve performance and minimize your risk of injury with Pilates Reformer training.

 

Pilates Reformer Policies and Attire

A 24-hour cancellation is required if you cannot make your appointment. If you do not notify your trainer prior to your appointment, the session will be forfeited. Exercise attire includes socks and comfortable, tight-fitting athletic wear. No loose clothing is allowed due to risk of injury with the equipment.

 

Pilates Reformer Training Rates

$40 per 30 minute session
$55 per 45 minute session
$65 per 1 hour session

Sunday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:30 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Our gymnasium schedule is affected by activities such as basketball leagues and clinics, physical education for Gan and After School children and regularly scheduled pick-up games of basketball, volleyball and pickleball.

To find out what’s going on at the gym, call (904) 730-2100 ext. 243.

 

Open Pick-Up Games

Basketball: Saturdays | 1 – 3 PM

Volleyball: Tuesdays | 7- 9:30 PM

Pickleball: Mondays | 8:30 AM – 12 PM and Saturdays | 4 – 6 PM

The JCA offers two beautiful pools on its campus: the Richter Family Indoor Pool and the Howard and Joy Korman Outdoor Pool. Below you’ll find the schedules for each pool.

 

Richter Family Indoor Pool

Our heated indoor pool has at least one lap lane open at all times, Monday through Friday. Open swim in the indoor pool is available at all times, except during aquatics group fitness classes.

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:15 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

Howard and Joy Korman Outdoor Pool

The hours for our outdoor pool are dependent upon weather conditions and the change of seasons. As such, our outdoor pool closes from November to March.

Below are the schedules for the months during which the outdoor pool is open.

April and October Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9 AM

4 PM – 7 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 9 AM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

May and September Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 8 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

June through August Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:15 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

Please complete your use of the facility to allow enough time for locker room use. Locker rooms will promptly close at the following times.

Sunday

6 PM

Monday – Thursday

9:30 PM

Friday

5 PM

Saturday

6 PM

 

Locker Room Policy

Adults with children under 3 years old are welcome to use the adult locker room. Children ages 3 – 15 must use the boys’ or girls’ locker room (parents may accompany children).

 

Towel Policy

Towels are limited to one bath and one hand towel per member, per visit. This enables us to preserve energy, conserve water and use fewer cleaning chemicals in our agency. This service is free of charge for JCA members only. Towels are available at the Courtesy Desk. Please leave used towels in bins in the locker rooms and hallways after use.

The JCA Kid Kare program is a FREE babysitting service to those who hold family memberships. Children between 3 months and 9 years are welcomed by our caring staff who ensures they are safe and have fun while you workout. The Kid Kare room is located to the right of the Courtesy Desk when coming from the Vandroff Art Gallery hallway. Childcare does not have to be an obstacle that stops you from coming to the gym.

Sunday

8:30 AM – 1:15 PM

 

Monday – Thursday

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

 

Friday

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Kid Kare is not offered on Saturdays.

Kid Kare Policies:
  • Parent must be on site at the JCA for duration of Kid Kare stay.
  • Parent must sign child in and out with photo ID and JCA membership card.
  • Child may only be released to the parent who dropped off the child.
  • If a different individual must pick up the child, written and signed instructions must be provided at drop-off. Photo ID matching instructions will be required at pick up.
  • Kid Kare service is for a maximum of 2 hours. Please pick up your child on time.
  • Child must be clean and in good health. Children displaying symptoms of illness will not be accepted.
  • Parents must notify staff of any allergies or medical conditions.
  • Staff is not responsible for hand-feeding children (this does not pertain to infants requiring a bottle).
  • In the event a child needs additional attention (excessive misbehavior or crying), the parent will be notified immediately to retrieve the child from the program.
  • Items needed by the child will be provided by the parent such as age-appropriate snacks (no popcorn), drinks, diapers, wipes, etc. We do not allow children to share snacks.
  • The Kid Kare room is a nut-free zone.
  • Child may only use personal electronic devices without photo or video capabilities. Absolutely no photography or video recording is allowed. Electronics may only have age-appropriate content. Electronics may not be shared with other children.
  • The Kid Kare room is for babysitting services only. It is not a playroom for family use.
  • Violation of these policies may result in loss of privileges.

 

Behavior Misconduct/Bullying Policy:
  • All children are expected to follow staff directions and behave appropriately.
  • Behavior misconduct is defined as behaviors that are unmanageable, disruptive to the group or endangering the welfare and safety of other children, staff or one’s self.
  • Bullying behavior is considered harassment that may be verbal or non-verbal, written, graphic or physical that causes another child to feel unsafe or fearful and interferes with their ability to participate in or benefit from the Kid Kare program.
  • When and if there is an incidence of behavior misconduct or bullying, staff will use a three-step redirection technique to manage behavior misconduct.
  • If behavior remains unmanaged, staff will notify parents immediately to retrieve the child from the program. Parental cooperation is expected in handling these issues.
  • The JCA reserves the right to revoke Kid Kare privileges for repeated incidents of behavior misconduct or bullying.

 

We greatly appreciate your cooperation with these policies!

Kid Kare Wellness Policy

 

  1. Parents of children exhibiting ANY of the following symptoms are called to come to the Kid Kare room to pick up their child immediately:

Fever of 100.4 degrees and above

Diarrhea (2 or more loose stools)

Vomiting

Abnormal behavior

 

  1. Although the presence of a runny nose, clear or colored, may appear ominous, exclusion from Kid Kare is not necessary unless accompanied by any of the symptoms listed in #1.

 

  1. Please do not bring your child to Kid Kare with any of the above-mentioned symptoms. If in doubt about your child, please call to cancel your reservation and keep your child at home.

 

  1. It is highly unfair to healthy members and children to expose them unnecessarily to illness. Remember, also, that once a virus spreads in a group, it becomes very difficult to control. Please be considerate of others.

 

  1. Please alert the Courtesy Desk when your child develops a communicable disease (chicken pox, strep throat, pinkeye, head lice, etc.) so that we may post a notice of possible exposure date. All names are kept confidential. Knowing what is going around will help in early treatment and possibly slow or stop the spread of infection.

 

  1. Children with a fever are not allowed back into Kid Kare for at least 24 hours after being discharged. Children must be fever free (under 100.4 degrees), without fever reducing medication, for 24 hours before returning. A note is made at the time of dismissal.

 

  1. Children with head lice, eggs or nits, are not permitted in Kid Kare. Children with any of these present, even after treatment, will be asked to leave immediately. We ask affected families to either go to a professional treatment facility or follow the treatment protocol outlined by the Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/lice/head/.
Fitness Center

The JCA Fitness center features modern, upgraded equipment:

  • selectorized and plate loaded strength machines
  • Smith and cable machines
  • Ab/core area (chin/dip/leg raise, ab crunch, back extension)
  • free weights (including barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, power bands and chains)
  • cardio equipment (including treadmills, ellipticals, Arc Trainer, spin bike, rower, stepper)
  • stretching area (including mats, stretching tables, foam rollers)
  • strength accessories (including ab roller, gliders, resistance bands and tubes, stability balls, TRX)

The fitness component to your JCA membership includes a FREE fitness center orientation session with a personal trainer upon request. The orientation session provides instruction on how to use the cardiovascular equipment and set up selectorized strength machines. JCA personal training experts are eager to help members of all fitness levels. From beginner to experienced, JCA Fitness and Wellness supports you and your fitness goals!

To schedule your orientation session, stop by the Fitness Desk. Walk-ins are welcome.

Group Fitness

JCA Group Fitness provides a safe, effective and positive exercise environment that focuses on helping members create a healthy lifestyle through a variety of group fitness classes. We offer more than 55 group fitness classes a week that are FREE to JCA valued members. We also offer complementary Kid Kare for those with Family Memberships during most group fitness classes to ensure you have time to join us without worrying about childcare.

Personal Training

JCA personal trainers are nationally-certified, and most have a B.S. degree or higher in exercise science or a related field. Our high-quality professional staff is dedicated to helping you reach your fitness objectives.

A JCA personal trainer can help you set goals, keep you motivated, set up a complete program suited to your individual needs and more. Our trainers ensure your safety by showing you proper technique and form while using the JCA’s upgraded gym equipment. They also ensure you receive the most of your workouts and training sessions to meet your goals. Working with a JCA personal trainer on a specialized fitness plan can improve your quality of life and increase your energy, strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.

For more information about personal training at the JCA, please contact Eiffel Gilyana at eiffel.gilyana@jcajax.org.

 

Personal Training Options

Personal Training: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. One member with a trainer.

Tandem Training: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. Two members with a trainer.

Pilates Reformer: 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour options. One member with a trainer.

Small Group Training: 1 hour option only. Three to five members with a trainer.

Pilates Reformer

Pilates Reformer training can transform your body’s performance and look by building strength, creating a long, lean body and improving flexibility, agility, stability and posture. No matter your abilities or personal goals, those interested in enhancing their personal fitness can enjoy what Pilates has to offer. Our team of Pilates Reformer trainers will work with you to develop a program that works best for you.

 

Pilates Reformer Trainers

Our trainers have years of experience with the Pilates method and are all certified Pilates Reformer trainers. Pilates Reformer training is located in a private studio that allows your trainer to work with you quietly and independently.

 

Reformer for Injury Rehabilitation and Elite Athletes

Pilates Reformer training is recommended by physical therapists and sports physicians as a safe and effective rehabilitation machine for those suffering from injury. No matter what kind of athlete you are, you can improve performance and minimize your risk of injury with Pilates Reformer training.

 

Pilates Reformer Policies and Attire

A 24-hour cancellation is required if you cannot make your appointment. If you do not notify your trainer prior to your appointment, the session will be forfeited. Exercise attire includes socks and comfortable, tight-fitting athletic wear. No loose clothing is allowed due to risk of injury with the equipment.

 

Pilates Reformer Training Rates

$40 per 30 minute session
$55 per 45 minute session
$65 per 1 hour session

Plan Your Workout

Sunday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:30 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Our gymnasium schedule is affected by activities such as basketball leagues and clinics, physical education for Gan and After School children and regularly scheduled pick-up games of basketball, volleyball and pickleball.

To find out what’s going on at the gym, call (904) 730-2100 ext. 243.

 

Open Pick-Up Games

Basketball: Saturdays | 1 – 3 PM

Volleyball: Tuesdays | 7- 9:30 PM

Pickleball: Mondays | 8:30 AM – 12 PM and Saturdays | 4 – 6 PM

The JCA offers two beautiful pools on its campus: the Richter Family Indoor Pool and the Howard and Joy Korman Outdoor Pool. Below you’ll find the schedules for each pool.

 

Richter Family Indoor Pool

Our heated indoor pool has at least one lap lane open at all times, Monday through Friday. Open swim in the indoor pool is available at all times, except during aquatics group fitness classes.

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:15 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

Howard and Joy Korman Outdoor Pool

The hours for our outdoor pool are dependent upon weather conditions and the change of seasons. As such, our outdoor pool closes from November to March.

Below are the schedules for the months during which the outdoor pool is open.

April and October Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9 AM

4 PM – 7 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 9 AM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

May and September Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 8 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

 

June through August Schedule

Sunday

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Monday – Thursday

5:30 AM – 9:15 PM

Friday

5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday

1 PM – 5:30 PM

Please complete your use of the facility to allow enough time for locker room use. Locker rooms will promptly close at the following times.

Sunday

6 PM

Monday – Thursday

9:30 PM

Friday

5 PM

Saturday

6 PM

 

Locker Room Policy

Adults with children under 3 years old are welcome to use the adult locker room. Children ages 3 – 15 must use the boys’ or girls’ locker room (parents may accompany children).

 

Towel Policy

Towels are limited to one bath and one hand towel per member, per visit. This enables us to preserve energy, conserve water and use fewer cleaning chemicals in our agency. This service is free of charge for JCA members only. Towels are available at the Courtesy Desk. Please leave used towels in bins in the locker rooms and hallways after use.

Kid Kare

The JCA Kid Kare program is a FREE babysitting service to those who hold family memberships. Children between 3 months and 9 years are welcomed by our caring staff who ensures they are safe and have fun while you workout. The Kid Kare room is located to the right of the Courtesy Desk when coming from the Vandroff Art Gallery hallway. Childcare does not have to be an obstacle that stops you from coming to the gym.

Sunday

8:30 AM – 1:15 PM

 

Monday – Thursday

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

 

Friday

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Kid Kare is not offered on Saturdays.

Kid Kare Policies:
  • Parent must be on site at the JCA for duration of Kid Kare stay.
  • Parent must sign child in and out with photo ID and JCA membership card.
  • Child may only be released to the parent who dropped off the child.
  • If a different individual must pick up the child, written and signed instructions must be provided at drop-off. Photo ID matching instructions will be required at pick up.
  • Kid Kare service is for a maximum of 2 hours. Please pick up your child on time.
  • Child must be clean and in good health. Children displaying symptoms of illness will not be accepted.
  • Parents must notify staff of any allergies or medical conditions.
  • Staff is not responsible for hand-feeding children (this does not pertain to infants requiring a bottle).
  • In the event a child needs additional attention (excessive misbehavior or crying), the parent will be notified immediately to retrieve the child from the program.
  • Items needed by the child will be provided by the parent such as age-appropriate snacks (no popcorn), drinks, diapers, wipes, etc. We do not allow children to share snacks.
  • The Kid Kare room is a nut-free zone.
  • Child may only use personal electronic devices without photo or video capabilities. Absolutely no photography or video recording is allowed. Electronics may only have age-appropriate content. Electronics may not be shared with other children.
  • The Kid Kare room is for babysitting services only. It is not a playroom for family use.
  • Violation of these policies may result in loss of privileges.

 

Behavior Misconduct/Bullying Policy:
  • All children are expected to follow staff directions and behave appropriately.
  • Behavior misconduct is defined as behaviors that are unmanageable, disruptive to the group or endangering the welfare and safety of other children, staff or one’s self.
  • Bullying behavior is considered harassment that may be verbal or non-verbal, written, graphic or physical that causes another child to feel unsafe or fearful and interferes with their ability to participate in or benefit from the Kid Kare program.
  • When and if there is an incidence of behavior misconduct or bullying, staff will use a three-step redirection technique to manage behavior misconduct.
  • If behavior remains unmanaged, staff will notify parents immediately to retrieve the child from the program. Parental cooperation is expected in handling these issues.
  • The JCA reserves the right to revoke Kid Kare privileges for repeated incidents of behavior misconduct or bullying.

 

We greatly appreciate your cooperation with these policies!

Kid Kare Wellness Policy

 

  1. Parents of children exhibiting ANY of the following symptoms are called to come to the Kid Kare room to pick up their child immediately:

Fever of 100.4 degrees and above

Diarrhea (2 or more loose stools)

Vomiting

Abnormal behavior

 

  1. Although the presence of a runny nose, clear or colored, may appear ominous, exclusion from Kid Kare is not necessary unless accompanied by any of the symptoms listed in #1.

 

  1. Please do not bring your child to Kid Kare with any of the above-mentioned symptoms. If in doubt about your child, please call to cancel your reservation and keep your child at home.

 

  1. It is highly unfair to healthy members and children to expose them unnecessarily to illness. Remember, also, that once a virus spreads in a group, it becomes very difficult to control. Please be considerate of others.

 

  1. Please alert the Courtesy Desk when your child develops a communicable disease (chicken pox, strep throat, pinkeye, head lice, etc.) so that we may post a notice of possible exposure date. All names are kept confidential. Knowing what is going around will help in early treatment and possibly slow or stop the spread of infection.

 

  1. Children with a fever are not allowed back into Kid Kare for at least 24 hours after being discharged. Children must be fever free (under 100.4 degrees), without fever reducing medication, for 24 hours before returning. A note is made at the time of dismissal.

 

  1. Children with head lice, eggs or nits, are not permitted in Kid Kare. Children with any of these present, even after treatment, will be asked to leave immediately. We ask affected families to either go to a professional treatment facility or follow the treatment protocol outlined by the Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/lice/head/.