SJCC closed until further notice.Details here.

COVID-19 Updates

March 26

Dear Soloway JCC Members,

We sincerely hope that all of our SJCC families are staying healthy during this time.

We recognize the financial challenges that everyone is experiencing right now and, therefore; effective immediately, all payments will be suspended for Membership, Ganon Preschool, Summer Camps, After School Care and After School Programs as well as any other post dated payment in our system.

We will continue to be in touch with updates as they become available. Please check our web site and follow us on Facebook for the latest information.

We look forward to opening our doors to you again in the near future.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at

Barry Sohn
Soloway JCC President & COO

March 23

Dear SJCC Members,

First and foremost, I hope that you and all the people you care about are healthy and well! This has truly been an unprecedented phenomenon.

As we continue to navigate through uncharted waters, I wanted to provide an update regarding the JCC. As you can imagine, being a programs and services based agency, the closure has adversely impacted the core of our business. The lost revenue by being unable to provide the quality programs, services, and facilities that we all take for granted, costs the JCC significantly every week we remain closed. Staff are trying to stay connected with each other and with you by posting links for workouts and child activities on our Facebook page.

We have taken significant measures during this closure to deep clean and disinfect all areas of the building. We continue to maintain the swimming pool with the hope that we will reopen soon after the March 31 State of Emergency deadline expires. If the State of Emergency is extended, or if we determine that it is unsafe to reopen, we will remain closed.

The safety of our members, staff, and guests is our main objective. As I indicated previously, all membership expiry dates will be extended to reflect the closure period. This will happen at your time of renewal.

I will attempt to keep you updated as we travel this path together.
Please accept our deep gratitude for your support of the JCC. Together we will weather this storm.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me

Virtual hugs to all. Stay healthy!

Barry Sohn
Soloway JCC President & COO

March 18

Thank you to all our members who have been so understanding and supportive during this stressful time. We hope that you and your families are all well.
We want to assure you that you will not lose any time off of your SJCC Membership as a result of this closure. Membership payments will be transacted as normal; pre-authorized payments will continue to be deducted from your account or charged to your credit card. Your membership will be extended for the time lost, at the time of your renewal.
Thank you again for your patience and understanding.
Stay healthy!

March 15

The Soloway JCC is a vibrant community made up of diverse populations including many who may be particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. The health of our community is our priority.
As of today, there are no known cases of COVID-19 at the SJCC.
We have struggled with the current situation and have considered different scenarios where we could keep our facility open while at the same time ensuring the health of our community. After much discussion we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our doors. This decision is in line with all Ottawa Public Health directives.
We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday March 30, and will re-evaluate as the situation evolves.
The entire SJCC building is closed
  • The fitness centre, pool and gymnasium and all scheduled programs, services, classes, and sessions are closed.
  • All Early Childhood and children’s programs, including Ganon Preschool, After School Programs and March Break Camp are cancelled.
  • Our administration offices are closed, though many of our staff will be working remotely to keep you updated.
  • Spring Program Registration will take place as scheduled. Visit our web site for registration dates and register online at In the event that the program you registered for will not take place you will be given a full refund.
We appreciate your patience and will provide an update when we have more information.
We thank you for your support and look forward to welcoming you again as soon as possible.
Barry Sohn
Soloway JCC President & COO

March 12

Stay Healthy. Stay Informed

Here are some resources you might find useful:

Please check our Facebook page where we will also do our best to keep you updated.

If you have any questions, please contact Barry Sohn, SJCC President and COO, by email at