Programming for Adults

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.


  • Upcoming Dates: Wednesdays, May 10th and May 24th
  • Time:  1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Cost: $3.00 Members/$4.00 Non-members


This class led by Adrianne Sundheim is based on biblical literature, not specific religious teachings.


  • Date: Monday, May 8th
  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Cost: Free


The book we will be discussing this week is Miller’s Valley, by Anna Quindlen.  Book Club meets every other month and features a different book each time. Come prepared to discuss the book with instructor Adrianne Sundheim and have a great time!


  • Dates:  Mondays, May 8th – June 12th
  • Time:   12:00 PM -1:30 PM
  • Cost: $45.00 Members/$50.00 Non-Members for six classes


Have you ever wanted to learn bridge?  Do you know the basics but it’s been a while?  Do you want to improve your level of play?  Come and schmooze and play and learn in a friendly environment.  Six 1 ½ hour sessions will cover the fundamentals of bridge, including bidding and the play of hand.




  • Dates: Wednesdays, May 3rd – May 24th
  • Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost (four classes): $25.00 Members/$30.00 Non-Members (Pro-rating options available)


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.


Instructor: Judy Balber


  • Date: Thursday, May 11th
  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: *FREE to Members, $5 Non-Members.


This month featuring Trivial Pursuit!!  Get in on the fun with old time game shows like, I’ve Got a Secret, What’s My Line, & Password.  Enjoy an hour of fun, with a slice of pizza thrown in.  This new series meets the second Thursday of each month.


  • Dates: Tuesdays, May 2nd – May 23rd
  • Time: 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
  • Cost Free for Members / $20 Non-Members


Move your feet while moving your heart - enjoy learning easy Israeli dances - a most popular activity in Israel!




  • Dates: Tuesdays, May 2nd – May 23rd
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm


If you have always wanted to play and improve your skills at the ancient Chinese table game, now is the time! Please join us for an exciting Mah Jongg series.


  • Dates: EVERY Friday (JCC is closed for observance of all Jewish and Federal holidays)
  • Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Join us in the Senior Lounge on Fridays for open games. Socialize, make new friends, and brush up on your favorite game. No charge, but reservations are appreciated. 


  • Dates: Fridays, May 12th & May 26th
  • Time:  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM


This discussion group led by Pat Renfroe keeps you in the know and on top of current “hot button” issues. Explore social, political and economic issues in the news around the world and share problem solving strategies! Diverse points of view are encouraged and respected.


  • Dates: Thursday, May 25TH
  • Time: 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM


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


*To join for lunch served for the Jetsetters program prior to this session there is a $5.00 charge.*




  • Date: Thursday, May 25th
  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • *FREE to Members, $5 Non-Members. Reservations required.*

Children from the PreK classes at the Tampa JCCs & Federation Preschool join us for songs and food as we celebrate Israel’s birthday!  This social group for adults of all ages meets on the fourth Thursday of every month. A delicious lunch follows each program.


Enjoy engaging bi-monthly get togethers that include an exciting program, spectacular lunch, and a social activity of your choice. JetSetters is offered at the JCC on the Cohn Campus the second and fourth Thursday of every month, and offered the third Wednesday of every month.


For more information on JetSetters programing please contact Prina Levermore at


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!

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