About Us

Welcome Home!

This is your community center.

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) has been a vital part of the
greater Portland community for over 100 years. We provide a gathering place
for the local Jewish community as well as warmly embracing people of all faiths within our membership. The MJCC offers a wide variety of recreational programming for all ages, wonderful fitness facilities, as well as flexible space for your next meeting or event.

Our Mission

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is an inclusive and welcoming hub for a diverse community, fostering lifelong wellness and providing dynamic social and educational experiences, grounded in Jewish values and culture.

Our Vision

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center envisions a thriving, diverse Jewish community, and embraces a central role in welcoming all to gather, connect, learn and celebrate life.

Pillars of Behavior

Each MJCC team member is expected to follow these Pillars of Behavior.
1. B'ruchim Ha'Baim - Welcome Everyone!
2. Ezrah - Help or Assist
3. B'Yachad - Teamwork
4. Nikayon - Cleanliness
5. Kehillah - Build Community
6. L'hitraot - See You Again Soon
7. Ruach - Serve with Spirit and Have Fun

Our Facilities

The MJCC is comprised of many top-notch facilities. From the wonderful fitness facility and spa-like locker rooms, to the beautiful, flexible space of our ballroom, to the MJCC SportsPlex with indoor soccer field, you'll find that there's a place for everyone at the MJCC.

Cardio Fitness Center

Our state-of-the-art fitness center includes the latest in Precor® Cardio machines, free weights, Expresso® Fitness Bikes and beyond.

Group Exercise Rooms

With a wide variety of class offerings, the MJCC has two group exercise class spaces to get fit and have fun. Studio I has a wood floor and large mirrored wall, perfect for yoga, Zumba, Tai Chi and Nia. Studio II (The Schlachter Studio) has thickly matted floors that are great for cycling, boot camp, and BODYPUMP.

Dance Studio

The MJCC Dance Studio hosts our creative ballet classes, Israeli dancing, and other movement related classes in addition to our drop-in child care during the week.

Locker Rooms

Our spa-like locker rooms include a sauna, steam room and whirlpool. We offer free towel service, soap, shampoo and other toiletries. Inside our main locker rooms we have a Schmooze room with a flat screen cable TV. We also have two family locker rooms equipped with changing tables. Our make-your-own-combination lockers are easy to use and you don't have to bring your own lock. We also have disability accessible lockers. We have half lockers available for rent for the low fee of $9/month or $108/year. Please call the Welcome Desk for details, 503.244.0111.

Racquetball Courts

The MJCC has three racquetball courts for free-play or tournament play. If you'd like to reserve a court, please call 503.244.0111. For casual play, the MJCC fitness center has racquets and balls available for use on a first come, first served basis.


Our gymnasium has 8 basketball hoops, an indoor rock climbing wall and gym hockey meet ups.


You'll find 22,000 square ft. of climate controlled indoor sports opportunities open to all ages and abilities. Our in-fill turf plays and feels like real grass for your next soccer match. We also have our Indoor Playground space for ages 0-5 years.


The MJCC has two pools. Our 25 yard main pool has lap swim, open recreational swim, adults only swim, swim team and lessons. Our Warm Water Therapy Pool (92-94 degrees) has an ADA accessible entrance and lift for those needing assistance. The Warm Water Pool is perfect for all ages from infancy to senior adults. Highlights include: private and semi-private swim lessons, Arthritis classes and Ai Chi.


Reap the benefits of massage as part of your fitness and wellness routine. We offer therapeutic, sports/athletic, deep tissue and custom massages in both of our massage studios. To book a massage call 503.244.0111.

Drop-in Childcare

Drop your child off while you work out or relax at the MJCC. Your child will enjoy playing games, reading books, coloring and more. Child may stay for a maximum of two hours per session. Upgrade your membership to family plus for unlimited childcare and Club J use.

Club J

Explore all the J has to offer including swimming, soccer, basketball, racquetball, board games and more. Enjoy supervised drop-in play all around the J.

Cafe at the J

Portland's ONLY Kosher restaurant is the Cafe at the J, serving kosher dairy breakfasts, lunches and dinners and a once weekly meat dinner. Cafe at the J is owned and operated by Allen Levin and is under the supervision of Oregon K.


Join the MJCC!
Open to Everyone.


Your Membership Includes:

FREE virtual adult group ex. 

Fitness + cardio center

Discounts on arts + culture events

Inquire today!