The JCC on the Cohn Campus offers social and fitness programs for the mature adult to connect with others through an array of engaging and lively events.  From exercises for active aging, to ballroom dancing, to bridge, to the News Schmooze discussion group, you will enjoy comradery and stimulation at the JCC.

Programming for Active Adults

The Phyllis Borell Jetsetters Program
Fourth Thursday of every month
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
July 26 | August 22


George Aldrich - American Balladeer. Thurs, July 26, 11:00 AM.

This social group for adults of all ages. It features an entertaining program followed by a delicious lunch.


Free | Suggested donation of $5 to cover the cost of lunch.

JCC Active Adults Classic Film Series Wednesday Movie Matinee
Wednesdays 1:30 PM
Sep 5 | Oct 3 | Nov 7 | Dec 5


The JCC invites you to enjoy top ranked classic musicals, popcorn, after-film chat, and a good time with friends.


  •  Sept 5 - West Side Story
  •  Oct 3 - The Music Man
  •  Nov 7 - Fiddler on the Roof
  •  Dec 5 - Singing in the Rain


Top ranked films in the National Classic Jewish Film Guide. Enjoy movies, popcorn, and a good time with friends at the JCC.

Bryan Glazer Family JCC | Meeting Room 2/3
FREE to participate


If you happen to miss some of the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival movies this past fear they are here!  Suggested age of participant is 18+.

News Talk
July 27 | Meets the second and fourth Friday
10:30 AM – 12 PM


Don’t shout at the television - join us instead for a respectful exchange of ideas.  If you are looking for a place to discuss current international, national, state and local news, then you will enjoy this group.  All views are welcomed.  This discussion group led by Pat Renfroe.



Biblical Literature
Meets every other Wednesday
July 25 | August 8
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM


Biblical Literature is a course which provides the student the opportunity to see the Bible as a great piece of remarkable writing with every aspect of literary greatness imaginable. It is not a lecture course but a discussion course with open participation. It is also not a course in religion and is appropriate for people of all faiths, or none.


Members: $3 | Guest: $4

The Bryan Glazer Family JCC and the City of Tampa Parks & Recreation Department
present the Active Adults
First Annual Silver Night Out Dance
Thursday | September 20 | 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Bryan Glazer Family JCC | 522 N. Howard Avenue | Tampa, FL 33606
$25 | Formal Attire



Active Adults throughout Hillsborough County aged 50 years young and older are cordially invited to attend at night of glitz, glamour, music, food and fun.


Tickets can be purchased and tables can be reserved by contacting:

Bryan Glazer Family JCC
Pnina Levermore: 813.291.2253


Tampa Parks and Recreation
Lisa Bryant: 813.348.1180 or Lalita Lovett: 813.242.5350

Click on image to download flyer (pdf)

Chess Lessons
Monday | 1:30 PM


Have you ever wanted to learn to play chess? Do you know the basics, but it’s been a while? Come schmooze, play and learn in a friendly environment.

Mah Jongg Open Play
Tuesday & Thursday| 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM


If you're looking for a friendly place to get together and play Mah Jongg, this is it. Novices and experienced players welcome.



Canasta Open Play

Meets every Friday | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM


Join us in the Senior Lounge on Fridays for a friendly game of Canasta. Socialize, make new friends, and brush up on your favorite game.



Active Adult Program Planning Group 

Meets every Friday | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM


Friendly weekly get together to share ideas and suggestions of interesting new activities, excursions and events for active adults.

Crochet Lessons
Monday | 10:30 AM – 12 PM
July 30 | August 6-27


Express yourself! Be creative! Join us at the JCC on the Cohn Campus for an exciting crochet class taught by Judy Balber. Bring your yarn, crochet hooks, and any pattern that you wish to work on during this stress-free and relaxing class.


Members: $25 | Guests: $30 (Pro-rating options available)

Trivial Pursuit & Pizza
Meets second Thursday of the month. 
Time: 11:45AM – 12:45PM



Get in on the fun and exercise your mind with this old time favorite. Enjoy an hour friendly challenge with a slice of pizza thrown in.


Donations are welcomed to cover the cost of lunch.

Yiddish Nostalgia
Meets fourth Thursday of the month
Time: 12:45 – 1:45PM


Join Ruth Weston and her faithful group of Yiddish enthusiasts gather to chat, share favorite expressions and reminisce.



Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USF


Along life’s journey, learning never ends! In partnership with USF, the JCC on the Cohn Campus now offers beginning computer classes and water color painting classes. Live, Learn & Grow!

JCC on the Cohn Campus proudly offers the Silver Sneakers program.

This no cost, mind and body approach to healthy active aging is the ideal program for seniors. The JCC on the Cohn Campus provides the perfect community wellness program, built around a safe and comfortable environment.


Personalized tours available by appointment.

This national initiative was launched to improve the lives of  people  impacted  by  Parkinson’s  through  exercise,  support,  education  and  social  activities.  With  a  focus  on  dignity,  hope  and  possibility,  our  aim  is  to  make  sure that you and your family and friends feel active, connected and empowered in a strong, welcoming and Parkinson’s-educated community.

For more information please contact Pnina Levermore, Adult and Senior Program Manager, at .