Weekly Update Newsletter

arts, culture & jewish life | aquatics | camp, youth & teens | construction updates

You can bet on a great time at the upcoming JCC Hold ‘Em Tournament!

Come honor the late Don Kaufman, one-time JCC Board President and longtime JCC board member, and enjoy a night of fierce but friendly
competition at this year’s JCC Hold ‘Em Tournament.

Tournament includes: great prizes, open bar, dinner, professional dealers, and all the poker fun you’re able to handle with available rebuys to keep the action going.

Who knows, you might walk away with a top prize, if you know how to bluff!

Thursday, September 22, 2016, Dinner at 5:30 pm, Play begins 6:30 pm.

Learn more and register at jccdenver.org/poker or call 303.316.6312


Arts, Culture & Jewish Life

Colorado Ghost Town

The Seamy Side of Denver

In it’s early day, Denver (then know as Denver City) was a wild gold mining town inhabited by prospectors, gamblers, saloon keepers and other unsavory characters. Come hear a 19th century gamblers’ view of Denver history.

When: August 9 at 10:15 am
Where: Perlmutter Room.
RSVP: Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358


Masters Swim

Pool Busier than Usual

August 10 — August 28

The JCC happily hosts swimmers from DU as their pool undergoes maintenance. Thank you for welcoming our new guests during this time. Please contact Ben Goldstein with any questions. 303.316.6320 or bgoldstein@jccdenver.org.

Camp, Youth & Teens


Stumpy’s Stampede

5K/10K Trail Run

Come out Sunday, August 21 for JCC Ranch Camp’s 2nd Annual Stumpy’s Stampede 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk (and Mac-a-Dash Fun Run for kids). It’s the Camp-iest Race in Colorado!

From running or walking through stunning meadows of wild flowers, to racing past the camp horses, to tie-dying your race shirt – this event has it all!

Whether you attended summer camp last year or 30 years ago, all of your best camp memories will come flooding back! Oh, and did we mention following the race, we will have a camp style pool party and BBQ? So bring your swim suits!

Register Here

Zeca and Solomon

Camp Shai End-of-Summer Shabbat Dinner

Did your camper have a blast at Camp Shai? Want to sing camp songs, watch a slideshow, eat delicious food, and spend time with other Camp Shai families? You are in luck! Camp Shai is hosting an End-of-Summer Shabbat dinner, and we would LOVE for you and your family to attend. Join us on Friday, August 12 at 5:30 pm!

Register Here

Construction Updates


Drainage Instillation in Progress

Parking lot construction is in full swing! The construction team is currently using a jackhammer to remove a layer of Colorado Blue Shale rock so that further excavation can occur.

Stay tuned to buildthej.com for updates.